60th Annual Delta Exhibition awards announced

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

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The Arkansas Arts Center announces the award-winning works of the 60th Annual Delta Exhibition, on view May 25 through August 26, 2018. A panel of guest jurors, Bradbury Art Museum director Les Christensen, conceptual artist Shea Hembrey, and Baum Gallery director Brian K. Young, selected 52 works by 46 artists to be featured out of 1,424 entries by 618 artists. From the selected works, the jurors named a Grand Award winner, two Delta Award winners … Read More

Portrait of a Patron: Townsend Wolfe

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Beaux Arts Ball, Events

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For more than 50 years, the Arkansas Arts Center has contributed to the cultural fabric of Arkansas, creating a legacy worthy of recognition. POP! honors those who have made it all possible. This year, the Arts Center community will toast Jane McGehee Wilson, Townsend Wolfe and the Fine Arts Club of Arkansas in red-carpet style, followed by music and dancing, drinks and light hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds benefit the Arts Center’s education and outreach programs. … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Alex Moomey

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

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Alex Moomey, born in Little Rock, Arkansas, lives in Little Rock, Arkansas, The Summer Project Series: Eric Resting, 2016, photograph, 16 x 20 inches Alex Moomey, born in Little Rock, Arkansas, lives in Little Rock, Arkansas, The Summer Project Series: Brandon Texting, 2016, photograph, 16 x 20 inches Share this Post

Voices of the Delta: Carlyle Wolfe

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

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Carlyle Wolfe, born in Gainesville, Florida, lives in Oxford, Mississippi, Fall, 2016, stainless steel cutouts suspended with synthetic line, 144 x 198 x 8 inches, Delta Award Carlyle Wolfe, born in Gainesville, Florida, lives in Oxford, Mississippi, Magnolias, 2016, stainless steel cutouts suspended with synthetic line, 144 x 198 x 8 inches My paintings and works on paper are about awareness of the natural world—becoming progressively, cyclically more present to its rhythms, gaining deeper understanding … Read More

Arkansas artist wins Delta Grand Award

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

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As one of the most anticipated Arkansas Arts Center exhibitions of the year, the 59th Annual Delta Exhibition provides a unique snapshot of the Delta region by showcasing innovative and provocative contemporary work. The exhibition presents a dynamic vision of the Delta region through the eyes of artists living and working in Arkansas and its border states. “Every year, the Delta Exhibition gives Arkansas Arts Center patrons the opportunity to experience some of the Delta … Read More