Muralist coming to Arkansas | Rock Candy

Monday, April 23, 2012

Muralist coming to Arkansas

Posted By on Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 3:12 PM

lowensteinpage-hero3.jpg

An Arkansas town or city hankering to tell its story with a public art project will have a chance to do that thanks to the Mid-America Arts Alliance's Community Mural Project, which is partnering with the Arkansas Arts Council to bring a muralist to the state.

The chosen community will get to work with nationally-recognized muralist Dave Loewenstein. The Lawrence, Kan., artist, writer and printmaker will be in residence for two months in late summer, early fall 2012 to work on the mural and will be accompanied by one or two assistants. Loewenstein has created murals in several U.S. cities and in Northern Ireland.

One Arkansas artist will be chosen to serve as an apprentice, and will receive a $2,000 stipend to to work on the research, design and executiion of the project.

The Arkansas Arts Council culture and (or) concerns of the selected community. Deadline to apply for the Community Mural Project is May 15; go here for a request for proposal. Deadline to apply for the apprenticeship is June 1; go here for the application.

Muralists from outside Arkansas have made a memorable mark on public buildings with such place-related paintings, from New Deal artist like Louis Freund, whose mural is in the Heber Springs Post Office, to Joe Jones, whose mural for Commonwealth College is being restored by UALR.

Tags: , , ,


Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Leslie Newell Peacock

  • Satia Spencer & Friends at Wildwood

    Elephantom at Stickyz and other things to do.
    • Jul 19, 2018
  • A deeper dive into a wider 30

    A look at ARDOT's environmental report.
    • Jul 18, 2018
  • UAMS restarts cardiac surgery program

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, which had to suspend its cardiac surgical care in May when its heart surgeon, Dr. Gareth Tobler, retired before a new hire had been made, has resumed its program.
    • Jul 13, 2018
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • Coming Monday: Little Rock Black Restaurant Week

    MoTown Monday is Ceci's Chicken and Waffles. Tasty Tuesday is Sims BBQ and Brewster's Soul Food Cafe. Wing Wednesday is Chicken King and Chicken Wangs. Soul Food Thursday is Lindsey's BBQ and Hospitality House and Food Truck Festival Friday is @station801. It's the first Black Restaurant Week.
    • Mar 8, 2017
  • New music from Isaac Alexander

    New music from Isaac Alexander.
    • Jul 14, 2017
  • No Small Talk Ep. 8: Katy Henriksen, Springs Arts preview

    A packed episode this week of "No Small Talk": a chat with Katy Henriksen, from Of Note on KUAF; Stephanie Smittle breaks down the Spring Arts issue; and we finish up with just a tiny bit of Oscar chatter.
    • Mar 9, 2018
 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation