His experience and love for the arts culminated in 2008 when he played a lead role in creating the Norman Music Festival, an indie music festival in the heart of downtown Norman that now attracts 50,000 people every year.
Jonathan Fowler’s mission for the dealership has been to sponsor, promote and even create new efforts that build Oklahoma’s creative momentum.
Those efforts include creating the award-winning VDub Sessions video series featuring Oklahoma’s best local musicians and artists; creating a free annual holiday album and concert featuring local musicians; establishing the Norman Arts Council’s Arts in Education Award honoring local teachers; sponsoring the Oklahoma Film and Music Office’s SXSW Buffalo Lounge; and being the presenting sponsor of Oklahoma City’s Plaza District, the Norman Music Festival, Dustbowl Arts Market, OKC Comedy, Block Party OKC, The SPY FM, and a free concert series at The Opolis.
Jonathan Fowler’s involvement in the arts also includes serving as a board member for the Norman Music Festival, Norman Arts Council, Norman Public Arts Board and Norman Music Alliance.
He is a graduate of Leadership Norman and lives near the University of Oklahoma campus with his wife Natalie.