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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Art exhibit TONIGHT: Matt McLeod & Co., for scholarship fund

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click to enlarge "Nonconformist," by Matt McLeod
  • "Nonconformist," by Matt McLeod
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A group art show tonight in the lobby of Lafayette Square (523 S. Louisiana) will  feature the work of  Matt McLeod, Dominique Simmons, Tod Swiecichowski, Barbara Satterfield, James Hayes and Shannon Rogers. The  event, 5:30-8:30 p.m., is a benefit for the Tim Mathis Memorial Scholarship Fund and is co-hosted by Rusty Mathis and his wife, Stacy, in honor of their son. Kelley Bass and his wife, Ashli Ahrens, are also co-hosts.

McLeod will open a gallery in the Arkansas building at 6th and Main Streets
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click to enlarge "Growth," by Tod Swiecichowksi
  • "Growth," by Tod Swiecichowksi
n  February, joining Ballet Arkansas, The Rep and other businesses in the building now undergoing renovation. The gallery will initially carry McLeod's work; he expects he'll show the work of other artists later. 

Tonight's exhibit features paintings, pastels, photogravure prints, sculpture and glasswork. The event is free and prices on the art work are "accessible," according to McLeod.

click to enlarge "Rooftops," by Shannon Rogers
  • "Rooftops," by Shannon Rogers

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