Voices of the Delta: Pokley Alrutz

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

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Even though I have had full time jobs until I retired in 2011, art has always been a major part of my life.  I express myself visually far more than with any other sense. While I have had some formal training as an Art major in college, my creative development has been the result of constant activity across many genres. My artistic endeavors grew from simple line drawings that were filled with abstract forms to … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Wayne Amedee

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Delta 59, Exhibitions, Image, Museum, Voices of the Delta

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Wayne Amedee, born in White Castle, Louisiana, lives in New Orleans, Louisiana, Chrysalis XII, 2016, digital imagery, paper collage, foil, and acrylic on paper, 39.5 x 28 inches My most recent body of work is Chrysalis, a group of collages with acrylic paint, foil candy wrappers, small photos, and fragments of written text. In 2013, I found my late wife’s collection of foil candy wrappers. I didn’t know that she had been collecting them over … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Cathy Burns

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Delta 59, Exhibitions, Image, Museum, Quote, Voices of the Delta

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Cathy Burns, born in Holly Grove, Arkansas, lives in North Little Rock, Arkansas, When Our Walls Fall Down: Uncovered Sinz, 2016, iPhonography print, 8 x 10 inches Cathy Burns, born in Holly Grove, Arkansas, lives in North Little Rock, Arkansas, Different Somehow: Stand on Your Own, 2016, iPhonography print of mixed media collage, 8 x 8 inches On my Instagram account I reveal this about my persona in my profile – “one who loves to … Read More