Art

Like a single thread which becomes an integral part of a woven image, Lilia Hernandez’s artistic journey stems from on strand – family. Originally from Northern Mexico, Hernandez moved to the states at the age of five, on her birthday no less. She traces her interest in creating back to …

“We’ve been married so long that we tend to finish each other’s sentences,” AJ Smith says, looking at his wife Marjorie Williams-Smith from across one of Community Bakery’s many small tables. The two are what you might call a ‘power couple,’ especially when it comes to art. After relocating to …

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art unveiled their latest exhibits, Warhol’s Nature and Jamie Wyeth, which will be displayed alongside one another through October 5th. The two artists became close friends later in life and had a profound impact on each other’s work. WARHOL’S NATURE When most of us think of Andy Warhol, fright wigs and …

Art has been the focal point for Sally Nixon as far back as she can remember. Laughing she says, “I wasn’t into sports or dance or anything like that. Art was my thing.” The Pine Bluff native wasn’t getting enough of it at school, unfortunately, so around the age of …

Creativity is in all of us, sometimes all we need is a little guidance and motivation to discover our true potential. No one knows this better than the young artists of Art Connection, an Argenta based nonprofit organization that aims to let budding artists find their artistic voice. A short …

The Arkansas Arts Center, the state’s premiere center for visual and performing arts, announces awards for the 57th Annual Delta Exhibition, on view July 10 through September 20, 2015 in the Jeannette Edris Rockefeller and Townsend Wolfe Galleries. “Each year, this exhbition provides unique insight into the incredible work from …

Inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes, and for Rachel Trusty, the beginning of her journey starts with the time she spent with her mother as a child. “My mother was very crafty,” she recalls, “she was always sewing, or crafting and she doodled and stuff like that.” Trusty, an …

It’s hard to believe the shy, humble, yet extremely talented collage artist named Michael Church was once in the army. Perhaps it’s not too far off, though, as a young Conway High grad, Church wanted to explore the world. Laughing he says, “I wouldn’t have joined now, but my uncle …

The Argenta Arts Foundation has announced the 2015 Argenta Arts Festival winners. Three prizes are awarded in the annual art festival of $1,500, $1,000, and $500. First place and $1,500 was won by mixed media artist Kandy Jones of North Little Rock. Second place and $1,000 was awarded to Sage …

Just as you approach a beautifully crafted art piece hanging on a wall, your smartphone pings, summoning you to your device. You check the phone and see that it was a text message. After answering the message and discarding the phone to your pocket, the device pings again. Your last …

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