Friday, March 15, 2013

Matt McLeod, Southern women, Mike Spain

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Part of McLeods painting for Thea Arts Festival
  • Part of McLeod's painting for Thea Arts Festival

Matt McLeod has been posting teasing details from his painting commissioned for this year's Thea Arts Festival, set for April 27, on the Thea Foundation's Facebook page. Tonight, the painting in its entirely will be unveiled at Thea during Argenta ArtWalk, 5-8 p.m. The painting is for sale and McLeod will donate portion of the proceeds to the Thea Foundation.

Betsy Brackins Mississippi Delta
  • Betsy Brackin's "Mississippi Delta"

Work by Sheila Cotton, Dolores Justus, Rebecca Thompson, Betsy Brackin, Alice Andrews, Linda Burgess, Laura Raborn, Ida Kohlmeyer, Brittany Young, Theora Hamblett and Robyn Horn will be on exhibit in Greg Thompson Fine Art Gallery exhibition "Southern Women Artists." See new geometrical abstracts by Mike Spain at the Paint Box Gallery.

Mike Spain, at the Paint Box Gallery
  • Mike Spain, at the Paint Box Gallery

Also at Thea: Work by Landmark Elementary School students and Visual Arts Winners show. The Landmark show closes tonight, and the Visual Arts Winners show goes down March 22.

The Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum will take part in ArtWalk tonight, opening a new exhibit. Musician Audrey Dean Kelley will perform in front of the old post office and independent artists will sell work from tents along Main Street. It should be a perfect evening for art strolling.

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