Schwedhelm, Kindler, blood and guts at UCA | Rock Candy

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Schwedhelm, Kindler, blood and guts at UCA

Posted By on Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 2:33 PM

click to enlarge Deb Schwedhelm, "Heather, Crystal River," 2012
  • Deb Schwedhelm, "Heather, Crystal River," 2012


The Baum Gallery on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas has opened its spring season with exhibitions of photographs, paper constructions, medical illustrations and an installation piece, and the shows make a visit to Conway a must. Oh, to be a fulltime arts writer, not having to make do with jpegs!

Black and white photographs of figures in and near bodies of water make up the exhibition "Deb Schwedhelm: Whispers from the Sea." Most of the the Florida photographer's subjects are children; there is a dreamy effect to the photos. 
click to enlarge Kirsten Kindler, "New Stairs," hand cut magazines on mylar, 2011.
  • Kirsten Kindler, "New Stairs," hand cut magazines on mylar, 2011.

"Kirsten Kindler: Paper Construction" features the Virginia artist's hand-cut large-scale collages on mylar. Kindler creates her wall-hung collages from multiple layers of magazine images.  

You were wondering about the blood and guts mentioned in the headline, weren't you? Baum is exhibiting work by 18 the top U.S. medical illustrators in "Drawing Blood and Guts: The Best of Contemporary Medical Illustration." Medical illustrator Alexandra Baker of DNA Illustrations, in collaboration with the Baum Gallery, curated the show. Illustrators in the show include James Archer, Molly Borman-Pullen, Todd Buck, Gary Carlson, Jennifer Fairman, Rob Flewell, Craig Foster, Michele Graham, Bonnie Hofkin, Craig Kiefer, Christy Krames, Michael Kress-Russick, Scott Leighton, Cassio Lynm, Michael Linkinhoker, Kimberly Martens and Linda Nye. 

click to enlarge Gary Carlson, "Budding HIV," digital print of illustration, 2010.
  • Gary Carlson, "Budding HIV," digital print of illustration, 2010.


"Recollections Transformed" is an interactive art installation inspired by "Learning to Love You More" project by actress, artist and film director Miranda July. July will be in Conway in February. The installation is an art assignment to be included in Hendrix’s online web project, Guiding Us to You.

The Baum Gallery, in the west wing of McCastlain Hall, is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.   

Tags: , , , , , ,

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Leslie Newell Peacock

  • Fayetteville, Fenix and art-making on Saturday

    If you're in Fayetteville this weekend, you can drop in on several workshops being held by the Fenix Fayetteville artists' cooperative at the Walker-Stone House, 207 W. Center St. downtown.
    • Jul 20, 2017
  • UALR artist Mia Hall is off to Penland: UPDATE

    The Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina has announced the hiring of Mia Hall, of the Department of Art and Design at UA Little Rock, as its new director.
    • Jul 19, 2017
  • ACLU asks court to enjoin antiabortion bills

    Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union asked Judge Kristine Baker to grant an injunction against four laws passed this year by the General Assembly that would: * Make abortion after 15 weeks riskier by outlawing what the medical profession considers the safest procedure, dilation and evacuation; * Require doctors to inform local police when an abortion performed on a teenager age 14-16 absent any indication of abuse and that police create a record of the teenager's abortion and be provided the fetal remains; * Require abortion providers to ask women seeking an abortion if they know the sex of the fetus, and, if they do, obtain all of their previous obstetrical records to determine if they have a "history of aborting fetuses" of a certain sex, as the lawyer for the state said today in court. * Require notification of a woman's partner — or abuser — that she intends to have an abortion, ostensibly so they can agree on the disposition of the remains of the fetus.
    • Jul 13, 2017
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • Federal judge wants John Goodson to explain class action maneuvering

    A show-cause order filed Monday by federal Judge P.K. Holmes of Fort Smith indicates class action attorney John Goodson has some explaining to do about the move of a class action complaint against an insurance company from federal to state court with an instant pre-packaged settlement that has been criticized as a windfall for Goodson.
    • Dec 22, 2015
  • Judge anticipates punishment of lawyers in Fort Smith class action case

    Federal Judge P.K. Holmes of Fort Smith issued a 32-page ruling yesterday indicating he contemplates punishment of 16 lawyers who moved a class action lawsuit against an insurance company out of his court to a state court in Polk County after a settlement had been worked out.
    • Apr 15, 2016
  • John Goodson and others add lawyers for hearing on forum shopping

    Lawyers facing federal court sanctions for forum shopping a class action insurance case have brought in new legal guns from out of state to fight potential sanctions.
    • May 26, 2016

Most Shared

  • 'Cemetery angel' Ruth Coker Burks featured in new short film

    Ruth Coker Burks, the AIDS caregiver and activist memorably profiled by David Koon as the cemetery angel in Arkansas Times in 2015, is now the subject of a short film made by actress Rose McGowan.
  • Buyer remorse

    Out here in flyover country, you can't hardly go by the feed store without running into a reporter doing one of those Wisdom of the Heartland stories.
  • Not Whitewater

    Just think: If Democrats had turned out 78,000 more votes in three states in November, people could be reveling today in the prospect of impeaching and convicting President Hillary Clinton, not Donald Trump, as some Republican lawmakers had promised to try to do if she won.
  • Head-shaking

    Another edition of so-much-bad-news-so-little space.

Most Recent Comments

  • Re: Riverfest calls it quits

    • Well Mr. New Idea you cover all areas of the point. Didn't hold back true…

    • on July 24, 2017

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation