Art

A team of Fayetteville High School students won the grand prize in the first annual Arkansas Historic Film Prize competition of short documentaries focusing on historic properties throughout the state, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Frances McSwain announced today. Darcy Olmstead, Caroline Wetsell, Maggie Bell and Joshua Carpenter of Fayetteville …

After a full week of films, parties, and music, the 9th annual Little Rock Film Festival comes to a close. Saturday night at the Ron Robinson Theatre, awards were given to the top films from the week in each category (see a full list below). This year’s iteration of the …

Beyond being an extremely affordable film festival, the Little Rock Film Festival provides a juncture for all genre of artists to meet. The fest isn’t just for cinematography enthusiasts and actors. Musicians make their way in as well. Before the Tuesday screening of “Salad Days: A Decade of Punk In …

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 …

In its 9th year, the Little Rock Film Festival covers the gamut in film, provides a forum for the arts, and throws a week-long party in the process. The arts meet the economy in one of Little Rock’s premier events. Initially conceived in a partnership between Owen Brainard, Jamie Moses, …

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 …

Although counterintuitive, the craft movement and the Internet go hand in hand, and if you don’t believe me, you haven’t visited Etsy lately. Etsy offers a market space for those selling vintage or handmade items, but local Little Rockians have worked to extend this virtual market to a physical reality …

It feels like a lifetime ago since we first met V.L. (Lynette) Cox. It has only been a few weeks. VL is one of those special spirits that once you invite them into your world nothing else is ever the same. Thankfully it is reflected so well in her art …

John Hornor Jacobs, world-renowned author for his work in fantasy, science-fiction and young adult genres, has been fighting an uphill battle to get noticed in his home state of Arkansas, an area not normally associated as a hot-bed for such genres of fiction. Jacobs, a Little Rock native, may be best …

The art community in Little Rock boasts a network of talented artisans creating works from a vast range of styles and forms. One artist you’ll want to pay particular attention to is Lisa Krannichfeld, a young artist that has been exposed to a global audience after her work was featured …

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