Benefit art at Lilly’s 

Artspace is ‘Seeing Things in a Different Light.’

Little Rock architect Jeff Horton will exhibit his paintings in a benefit for Dorcas House on Sunday, Oct. 24, at Lilly’s Dim Sum, Then Some Restaurant at 11121 Rodney Parham Road. The event is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Horton will give a talk about his work at 7 p.m. A $5 donation at the door and 20 percent of the sales will benefit the Arkansas Arts Center’s Outreach Program, which offers an art program for Dorcas House children recovering from domestic abuse. For more information, call 716-2700. River Market Artspace will host a reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, for Reita Walker Miller and Ed Pennebaker, whose work is in the "Seeing Things in a Different Light" exhibit. Miller, Arkansas art coordinator for the Central Arkansas Library System, will show watercolors and acrylics. Pennebaker, from Pine Bluff, will exhibit a number of illuminated hand-blown glass chandeliers, pendant lights and wall sconces. The exhibit runs through December. Call 324-2787 or go to www.rivermarketartspace.com for more information. River Market Artspace has another event cooked up for Nov. 15, when White House Executive Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier will autograph copies of his new book, "Dessert University." More about that closer to the event. Another River Market art opening will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at Amy Howard Richmond Fine Art (formerly Olivia Cornwell Galleries) at 201 E. Markham St. Paintings by Little Rock abstract artist Ashley Saer will be featured. Arkansas State University in Jonesboro opens its annual Delta National Small Prints Exhibit Thursday, Oct. 21, featuring 60 contemporary prints from artists across the country. Juror was Shelley Langdale, assistant curator of prints and drawings at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Arkansans whose work was selected include ASU assistant art professor Shelley Gipson, ASU graduate April Sheppard and art education teacher Marianne Williams. A reception in the Bradbury Gallery in the Fowler Center will be held at 5 p.m. Oct. 21. The show runs through Nov. 19. If you’re traveling on a weekday, stop at the Guachoya Cultural Art Center in Lake Village for its exhibit of prints by Western masters Karl Bodmer, George Catlin, Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Remington and others. "Artists of the American West" runs through Nov. 26 at the Art Center, at 1652 Hwy. 65 and 82 South. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. John Rankine will show his photographs of 75 Eureka artists in a show Oct. 23 through 25 at Eleanor Lux Weaving Studio, 18 White St., in Eureka.



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