Voices of the Delta: Carol Hart

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Delta 61, Delta 61, Exhibitions, Museum, Voices of the Delta

Time just seems to stand still while I’m painting. I continue to be surprised and delighted at how painting both intrigues and engages me. I am an acrylic and mixed media painter and I paint with a sense of urgency.  I love experimenting with a variety of subjects, mediums and materials. I enjoy the challenge and joy of painting figures, landscapes, and abstracts. Regardless of the subject matter, I take an abstract approach, using bold bright colors, broad-brush … Read More

Voices of the Delta: John Green

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Delta 61, Delta 61, Delta Exhibition, Exhibitions, Museum, Voices of the Delta

Some of my recent work is made with a stylus on an iPad. The tablet frees me to make finished work directly from subjects and in places where traditional paints are impractical or too conspicuous. This broadens the range of subjects from which the painter can work, unfiltered by photography or preparatory sketches. The tools of digital painting have evolved to the point that they feel very natural to me. Still, I am quite conscious … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Jay Sage

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Delta 61, Delta 61, Delta Exhibition, Exhibitions, Museum, Voices of the Delta

Jay Sage aspires to earn the title of artist, and he works hard to convey a broad spectrum of feelings. Feelings like loneliness, vanity, and even contentment. He paves a highway into the emotional world (visually) by creating empathy in the viewer. The use of vivid contrast, and his almost graphic style, creates a visual biography around the subject, showing who they are, and where they’ve been. His ever-changing body of work utilizes a vast … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Libby Caston

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Delta 61, Delta 61, Delta Exhibition, Exhibitions, Museum, Voices of the Delta

This mixed media  Cranial Explosion evolved as I researched and studied abstract art leading me to Robert Rauschenberg’s 1960 works. For two weeks everyday I painted marks,lines, and stokes in black and white. These practices inspired my passion, meditative, and spiritual desire to create this Abstract Expression.                                                          … Read More

DELTA 60 to premiere at Arkansas Arts Center

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Delta 60, Delta 61, Delta Exhibition, Events, Exhibitions, Museum, Video, Voices of the Delta

The hour-long documentary explores the innovative work featured in the 60th Annual Delta Exhibition through the eyes of 10 Arkansas artists. Following these artists as they create work that addresses place, identity, representation and history, DELTA 60 proves the power of art to challenge its viewers – and its makers.