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The Arkansas Arts Center has announced the names of artists whose works were selected for the 53rd annual Delta Exhibition, opening Dec. 17. Press release is on the jump.
Meredith Ward, president of Meredith Ward Fine Art in New York City, was juror for the exhibit, limited to artists in Arkansas and its contiguous states. She chose 54 works for the show, from 803 entries. Thirty-four Arkansans are in the exhibit.
Many familiar names among the Arkansans, besides Maumelle artist Jason McCann's (his work is above) — Kristin Musgnug and LaDawna Whiteside from Fayetteville, Beverly Buys from Hot Springs, Emily Wood from Little Rock, Benjamin Krain and Dennis McCann from Maumelle, Jason Gammel from Hot Springs, Kathy Bay from Sherwood ...
Don't have the award winners. Yet. Will post when I do.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 5, 2010
Arkansas Arts Center Announces Results for the
53rdAnnual Delta Exhibition
(LITTLE ROCK, AR) — The Arkansas Arts Center announces results for the 53rd Annual Delta Exhibition. The exhibition will be held in the Townsend Wolfe Gallery from December 17, 2010 — February 20, 2011.
The Delta Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture was created in 1956 to feature contemporary works by artists from Arkansas and the bordering states. The Delta Exhibition has grown to encompass works in all media and displays the dynamic vision of the artists of the Mississippi Delta region. The Delta Exhibition is open to all artists who live in or were born in one of the following states: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.
Fifty-four works were selected for the 53rd Annual Delta exhibition by Meredith Ward, president of Meredith Ward Fine Art in New York City.
“It is truly a privilege to serve as the juror for the 53rd Annual Delta Exhibition,” said Ward. “The variety of work submitted this year was extraordinary, and it was extremely difficult to cull down 803 works to the 54 selected for the exhibition.”
Arkansas artists who were selected to be in the exhibition are listed below. Arkansas artists are sorted alphabetically by city.
Donald Copeland, Arkadelphia, Ark.
Stria 57, 2010, acrylic, paper on canvas
Thomas Fernandez, Arkadelphia, Ark.
Ghosts, 2010, mixed media on panel
Dustyn Bork, Batesville, Ark.
Belgium no. 11, serigraphy
Steve Horan, Bella Vista, Ark.
China Town Lights, 2010, acrylic
Ronald Kinkaid, Benton, Ark.
“Bossman,” 2010, watercolor
Deborah Kuster, Conway, Ark.
Where are the Feathers?, 2009, handwoven fibers, beads, machine-pieced and quilted
Brandon Mathis, Conway, Ark.
Keeping the Faith, 2010, mixed media
Jerry Sanders, Conway, Ark.
Windwalker, 2010, acrylic and ink on canvas
Garry Holstein, Deleware, Ark.
Repent — the White Horse Cries, 2009, ink, graphite, watercolor, color pencil on paper
Drew Gentle, Eureka Springs, Ark.
Brad, 2010, oil on canvas
Cindy Arsaga, Fayetteville, Ark.
Clothesline- Southern Louisiana, 2010, photography with encaustic and oil stick
Britt Gremillion, Fayetteville, Ark.
Biscuit, 2009, oil
Kristin Musgnug, Fayetteville, Ark.
Tallow Tree, Texas City, 2009, oil on panel
LaDawna Whiteside, Fayetteville, Ark.
Animal Architecture Drawing Installation, 2010, graphite on paper
Kat Wilson, Fort Smith, Ark.
Artist, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 2010, digital print
Beverly Buys, Hot Springs, Ark.
Compadres I, 2010, cyanotype and VanDyke Brown
Jeri Hillis, Hot Springs, Ark.
Luna Moth 2, 2010, watercolor/mixed media/collage
Ed Barham, Little Rock, Ark.
Praise Dancer, 2010, photograph
Jina Lewallen, Little Rock, Ark.
Old Woman of Saluya, 2009, digital photography
David Mann, Little Rock, Ark.
Stand Fast, 2009, archival inkjet print photography
Nathaniel Roe, Little Rock, Ark.
Restoration of Christ, 2009, modern tintype
Louis Watts, Little Rock, Ark.
Untitled V. From the Apoptosis Series, 2010, charcoal powder, Bristol
Kenna Westerman, Little Rock, Ark.
Cruise Reflections, 2009, photography
Debra Wolfe, Little Rock, Ark.
Strings Attached, 2010, acrylic mixed media
Emily Wood, Little Rock, Ark.
Lindsay, Marilla, Amalia, and Roberto, 2010, acrylic and graphite on wood panel
Miranda Young, Little Rock, Ark.
Little Boats, 2010, stencil, drawing
Benjamin Krain, Maumelle, Ark.
Haiti Earthquake, 2010, photograph
Dennis McCann, Maumelle, Ark.
West 35th Shop, 2010, pastel
Jason McCann, Maumelle, Ark.
The Cooler, The Father-in-Law, and the Front Porch, 2010, oil on canvas
Jason Gammel, North Little Rock, Ark.
Elements, 2010, mixed media on canvas
Lee Milbourn, Pine Bluff, Ark.
We Were the McCullys, 2009, acrylic
Jeannie Stone, Russellville, Ark.
Peace in the Valley, Interrupted, 2010, oil
Kevin Arnold, Rudy, Ark.
Packaging/Storage Box #S-4165, 2010, oil on canvas
Kathy Bay, Sherwood, Ark.
Map Quest ???, 2010, acrylic, collage, paper
Regional artists who were selected to be in the exhibition are below. Regional artists are sorted alphabetically by state.
Susie Garrett, Huntsville, Ala.
Stairs Diptych, 2009, colored pencil
Jeanne Seagle, Pueblo, Colo.
Portrait of a Bog, 2007-2009, oil pastel on paper
David Orr, Chicago, Ill.
Time, 2010, digital print on flag cloth
Joelle Ford, Lawrence, Kan.
What’s Next, 2010, collections of various materials
Susan Hoffman, Thibodaux, La.
The Lost Land of EvangelineI, hand-colored embossed intaglio
Katie Knoeringer, Baton Rouge, La.
We Want It Too, 2010, acrylic, cut paper, Japanese paper on panel
Tommie Rogers, Laurel, Miss.
Circling Seasons 1, 2009, ink on board
Kathryn Neale, Ballwin, Mo.
Untitled (Rosebuds), 2009, acrylic on panel
Rand Smith, Nevada, Mo.
Two Sides, 2010, terra cotta
Andrew van der Tuin, Olivette, Mo.
Wrapped Tetrahedron #4, 2010, wire, zip ties, warehouse stretch wrap
Kate Rivers, Ada, Okla.
Victory, 2010, collage on paper
Anne Davey, Memphis, Tenn.
Girl Underwater, 2009, charcoal on gessoed paper
Jessica Lund, Memphis, Tenn.
Air Conditioned Apartment #2, 2009, freezer door, blanket, mason jars, ribbon and teeth residue
Ross McLean, Memphis, Tenn.
The Peel, 2010, oil on canvas
Jason Miller, Germantown, Tenn.
Iconoclasm in Reformation, 2010, UV ink on Plexiglass in Light Box
Julie Brook Alexander, Houston, Texas
Character is Defined at Crossroads, 2009, collage of original painted photographs
Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak, Houston, Texas
Hearts-a-bustin’, 2009, oil, resins over collage on canvas
Nicole Brisco, Wake Village, Texas
Industrial Revolution, 2010, mixed media
Alexis Serio, Troup, Texas
Morning Deep, 2009, oil on canvas
Cathie Tyler, Mason, Texas
Stem, 2010, oil on cradled board
The 53rd Annual Delta is sponsored by Lisenne Rockefeller and Betty M. Brown. The Grand Award is supported by The John William Linn Endowment Fund. The exhibition is supported by The Andre Simon Memorial Trust in memory of everyone who has died of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). For more information, call 501-372-4000 or visit www.arkarts.com.
Location: Arkansas Arts Center — 9th and Commerce, Little Rock, AR 72202
Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
Closed Monday & Major Holidays
Sponsored by: Lisenne Rockefeller; Betty M. Brown
Grand Award supported by The John William Linn Endowment Fund.
Exhibition supported by The Andre Simon Memorial Trust in memory of everyone who has died of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Arkansas Arts Center programs are supported in part by: the City of Little Rock; Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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