Gallery 26 has opened an exhibition of collages by Erin Lorenzen, work described as "equal parts diary, scrapbook, and travel log." Some may know Lorenzen as yogi, others as T-shirt designer. At Gallery 26, you'll see her as the creator of incredibly complex images from various artifacts — photographs, pink elephants and more.
The show runs through March 8 at the gallery, 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd.
UCA's Baum Gallery director Barclay McConnell is seeking volunteers to gather up materials for stick-weaving artist Patrick Dougherty, who's coming to Conway in September to build a sculpture on the UCA campus. /more/
Hot Springs’ monthly Gallery Walk is a quarter of a century old this August, and the Central Avenue arts district is celebrating with a weekend of exhibits, demonstrations, lectures, an art auction and other activities. /more/
The Museum of Fine Arts Boston's exhibition "Jamie Wyeth," described as the first comprehensive retrospective of the artist's work, will travel to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art next year. /more/
A video of John Harlan Norris at work gives you a good idea of what you'll see when his exhibit "John Harlan Norris: Cast" opens next week at the Thea Foundation, 401 Main St., North Little Rock. /more/
"State of the Art" coming to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in September will feature more than 200 works by 102 artists selected by museum President Don Bacigalupi and assistant curator Chad Alligood, including work by painter Guy Bell, ceramicist Linda Lopez, printmaker Delita Martin and conceptual artist John Salvest, all of Arkansas. /more/
A special Arkansas Arts Center website acts as catalog to the "12th National Drawing Invitational" that opens Friday, and its essays, first-person artist statements and images are a wonderful introduction to the exhibition. /more/
UCA's Baum Gallery director Barclay McConnell is seeking volunteers to gather up materials for stick-weaving artist Patrick Dougherty, who's coming to Conway in September to build a sculpture on the UCA campus.
The staff of the Little Rock Planning Commission called proposals to build a 24-hour gas station and four-story residential hotel at 12th Street and University Avenue "inappropriate," citing the University Park neighborhood immediately adjacent and the nearby Broadmoor neighborhood, among other reasons. The Planning Commission decided the staff didn't know what it was talking about and voted 9-1 to approve the projects.
Last week, Rep. Josh Miller, a Republican legislator from Heber Springs, spoke against the private option Medicaid expansion last week. He invoked FDR's New Deal — a "hand up," he said, not a "handout."
Scott Ellington, the prosecuting attorney for Arkansas's Second Judicial District, said in a recent interview that, "There are no ongoing investigations by governmental investigative authorities" concerning the West Memphis Three case. Ellington may be the only person on the planet who believes there is "closure" in my case.