2nd Friday Art Night: Bailin, Criswell, Peters at Butler Center | Rock Candy

Friday, August 14, 2015

2nd Friday Art Night: Bailin, Criswell, Peters at Butler Center

Posted By on Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 2:23 PM

click to enlarge Criswell's "El Dorado"
  • Criswell's "El Dorado"
click to enlarge Bailin's "Yellow Lines"
  • Bailin's "Yellow Lines"
click to enlarge Peters' "Beginning: Current, Integration"
  • Peters' "Beginning: Current, Integration"

It's 2nd Friday ArtNight tonight, the gallery stroll/trolley circuit of downtown galleries, featuring at the Butler Center galleries work by three of Arkansas's finest artists: David Bailin, Warren Criswell and Sammy Peters. The images here do not do justice to the exhibition, "Disparate Acts Redux," because they don't capture the lush surfaces of the paintings, the beautiful marks of the drawings. The works are one of a kind — disparate among themselves, unlike work you'll see elsewhere — and superbly realized. 

Bailin, Criswell and Peters have gotten together for lunch and to talk about art for 30 years. They met often at Damgoode Pies, but resisted calling their group show "Damgoode Artists." Instead, they decided to call attention to their disparate styles but shared passion, first for their exhibited last year at Arkansas State University and now here, "redux."

Also at the Butler Center, see "Weaving Stories and Hope: Textile Arts from the Japanese Internment Camp at Rohwer, Arkansas" in the Concordia Gallery. The galleries, in the Arkansas Studies Institute at 401 President Clinton Ave., will be open until 8 p.m. 

Tags: , , , , ,


Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Leslie Newell Peacock

  • "Delta Exhibition" winners announced

    The Arkansas Arts Center announced the winners of its 60th annual "Delta Exhibition" last night: A slideshow.
    • May 25, 2018
  • Philip Mann to leave symphony after 2018-19 season

    The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra announced in a press release today that the next season of the symphony will be Maestro Philip Mann's last. The ASO will give Mann the title of "Music Director Laureate" and hopes that "Mann will be able to continue his highly successful relationship with the ASO as he grows his international conducting presence and broadens his role within classical music."
    • May 24, 2018
  • 'The Beyond,' works by O'Keeffe and others, to open at Crystal Bridges

    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art goes above and into "The Beyond" with an exhibition of 36 works by Georgia O'Keeffe spanning her career and works by contemporary artists whose sensibilities hearken to O'Keeffe's. The show opens Saturday, May 26.
    • May 24, 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

Most Recent Comments

 

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