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Art is craft is art is craft: McLeod Fine Art shows how

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click to enlarge Carrie Crocker, "Zoetrope."
  • Carrie Crocker, "Zoetrope."

Craft can be both art and craft, and an exhibition opening Thursday, June 2, at McLeod Fine Art at 108 Sixth St. explores that blend with jewelry, tapestries, felt, ceramic, glass, paper, metal, and mixed media sculpture. A reception will be held from 5-8 p.m.

See glass by James Hayes, metalwork by David Clemons and Carrie Crocker, furniture by Lucas Strack, beadwork by Sage and Tom Holland, weaving by Louise Halsey, pottery by Stephen Driver, felted work by Barbara Cade and paper art by Leandra Spangler, along with other contemporary crafts by McLees Baldwin, Susan Campbell, David Scott Smith and Beau Anderson.

click to enlarge Leandra Spangler, "Janus."
  • Leandra Spangler, "Janus."
Brad Cushman, gallery director and curator at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will moderate a discussion about the union of craft and art from 2-3 p.m. June 25 at the gallery. Clemons, who is metalsmithing instructor at UALR; the Hollands; and Driver will make up the panel. The event is free.


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