Favorite

Delta dawns 

Arkansans dominate annual show.

FIRST CHAIR: Kendall's "Entitlement" is the Grand Award winner.
  • FIRST CHAIR: Kendall's "Entitlement" is the Grand Award winner.

Kendall Stallings, a Dallas painter whose work will be familiar to people who frequent River Market ArtSpace Gallery, won the Grand Award in the 51st annual Delta Exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center.

The Delta, a competitive show of work by artists from Arkansas and contiguous states, opens Friday, Oct. 3. Juror Eleana Del Rio, director of Koplin Del Rio Gallery of Contemporary Art in Culver City, Calif., chose 58 works by 56 artists from 469 entries.

Kendall's entry, “Entitlement,” is a painting. Delta Awards went to Deborah Kuster for her textile piece, “Wait Until I'm Four,” and Laura Laser for her painting, “No Stopping Now.”

Honorable mention awards went to Little Rock photographers Meredith Beau and John Bridges and to charcoal artist Bonnie Nickol.

The trend toward Arkansas domination of the show continues; 38 of the 56 artists whose works were chosen are from the state.

Other Arkansas artists showing in the Delta: Melverue Abraham, Darrell Robert Adams, Ed Barham, Joe Barnett, Meredith Beau, Darrell Warren Berry, John Bridges, Ted Grimmett, Tanya Hamill-Fitzgerald, Ariston Sedrak Jacks, Matt McLeod, Randi Romo, Katherine Strause and Louis Watts, all of Little Rock; Diana Ashley, Vicki Mott Matthews and John Watson, all of North Little Rock;  Sarah Mattingly of Conway; Daniel Coston and Mary Price, both of Fayetteville; Nancy Dunaway and David Malcolm Rose, both of Hot Springs; Margaret Harrell and Dusty Mitchell, both of Mountain View; Mark Blaney and Neal Harrington, both of Russellville; Shelly Gipson and Bill Rowe, both of Jonesboro; Steven Byron Allen of Arkadelphia; Carol Anna Fullerton Samsel of Benton; Alex Moomey of Bryant; Ellen Alderson of Forrest City; Dennis McCann of Maumelle; Wen Norton of Mt. Judea; and William McNamara of Ponca.

The show runs through Nov. 16.

 

The Conway Arts Alliance is holding its second annual ArtsFest, four days of art, music and theater events in galleries downtown and on the campuses of UCA and Hendrix, through Saturday, Oct. 4. Thursday's events feature $10-a-head preview party of the the Friends of the Baum Gallery Art Show and Sale from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Marrvelous Gallery at 924 Front St., with works by Don Marr, Mary Ann Stafford, Barry Lindley, V.L. Cox, Virmarie DePoyster, Foxpass Pottery and others. The sale continues Friday and Saturday. Stephen Koch and the Low Profile will play music of Louis Jordan at the Old Smith Ford Building, 1020 Front St., at 7 p.m., to be followed by a screening of the film “Is You Is … A Louis Jordan Story” at 7:30 p.m. There's lots more going on; for the full schedule go to www.artsinconway.com.

Favorite

From the ArkTimes store

Tags:

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Leslie Newell Peacock

  • Alley parties returning downtown

    The Downtown Little Rock Partnership will host its first Alley Party of the fall at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at 409 Main St., in the open lot between the Little Rock Technology Park and KATV. Arkansas Rice Depot and the tech park are sponsors; the Buh Jones band will perform and Stone’s Throw Brewing will serve craft beer and wine. Things will wrap up around 8:30 p.m. The Alley Parties are a project of the partnership to promote life downtown.
    • Sep 14, 2017
  • For pop-up tacos, visit Viva Vegan

    Viva Vegan is now serving its tacos, nachos and Strawberry Cheezecake from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Fridays from an order window at the in-the-works brick and mortar restaurant it will lease at 4601 W. 12th St., on the corner of 12th and Adams streets.
    • Sep 14, 2017
  • Make way for dumplings: Three Fold sets Main Street opening

    Dumpling and noodle maven Lisa Zhang said last week that her Three Fold Noodles and Dumpling Co. will open in bigger digs at 615 Main St. on Monday, Sept. 25. Three Fold will grow 1.5-fold, from 80 seats at its 215 Center St. location to 120 seats on Main and will offer something new: breakfast, featuring bao, steamed and filled buns. Residents of the AR Democrat Lofts, with which the restaurant shares the building, along with Three Fold’s many fans, should be thrilled.
    • Sep 14, 2017
  • More »

Latest in Art Notes

  • Why abstract art?

    Because Peters.
    • Jul 27, 2017
  • Art outbreak

    2nd Friday features Peters, Holl Collection, LGBTQ work; Delta Exhibition opens.
    • Jun 8, 2017
  • Black magic

    Women's work in wire, metalpoint, fabric, glass, cut paper at Hearne.
    • Mar 30, 2017
  • More »

Event Calendar

« »

September

S M T W T F S
  1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Most Recent Comments

  • Re: Bumbling Bielema

    • The person named Allen with the canning co just filed bankruptcy, if any one is…

    • on September 19, 2017
  • Re: Bumbling Bielema

    • And yet Bielema is paid millions of dollars. I'm no fancy football expert, but it…

    • on September 18, 2017
  • Re: Bumbling Bielema

    • Coaches are out there to snag up at the end of the season, the kind…

    • on September 18, 2017
 

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