Museum School Highlight: Kelly Edwards

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You’re probably familiar with Kelly Edwards’ work even if you don’t realize it. Her art adorns several Arkansas galleries as well as one in Miami, Florida; she’s been a ceramics instructor at the Museum School for 15 years and you can view (and even purchase!) her work in the AAC Museum Shop. Basically, Kelly is an Arts Center all star. Interested in art from a young age, Kelly creates three-dimensional wall hangings including clocks, crosses, masks, bowls … Read More

Museum School Instructor Highlight: Bryan Clifton

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“I’m not an artist,” says Bryan Clifton, chair of the photography department at the Museum School.“I’m an observer. Capturing moments in time that are real is my most compelling interest.” And observe he has, throughout the United States and beyond, including Haiti, Peru, El Salvador, the Philippines, Colombia, Mexico, Uganda, the Netherlands, Belgium and Costa Rica. Bryan’s documentary approach was fueled by a deep respect for those striving to build and maintain a basic livelihood, … Read More

Museum School Profile: Miranda Young

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Miranda Young is no stranger to the Arts Center. She took classes as a child, has been an instructor in the Museum School for the past decade, is the scenic designer and properties manager for the Children’s Theatre and is even the proud mother of a Museum School student. Soon she will add one more AAC title to her repertoire: featured Museum School Gallery artist. From February 23 through May 29, 2016, a collection of Miranda’s drawings and prints will be on display … Read More