Voices of the Delta: Patrick Fleming

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Patrick Fleming, born in Hammond, Indiana, lives in Roland, Arkansas, Sandra’s Garden, 2015, oil on canvas, 54 x 61 inches I’ve challenged myself with the perception of negative space to illuminate the duality of human nature; the presence of vice and value, pure love and pure hate. Articulating these oppositional concepts, I’ve taken the canvas and fabricated an opposing abstract image, utilizing dimensional canvases. My inspiration comes from French author, Charles Baudelaire, and his book … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Ray Allen Parker

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Ray Allen Park, born San Diego, California, lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Faded Hoodie (self portrait), 2017, oil on watercolor paper, 84 x 52 inches Ray Allen Park, born San Diego, California, lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Great Scott II, 2017, oil on watercolor paper, 84 x 52 inches Share this Post

Getting Creative with Creating

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By Robert Bean Chair, AAC Museum School Drawing Department Artists use lots of materials to make their work. Sheet after sheet of paper. Roll after roll of canvas. A pound of clay here, a pound of clay there. It’s expensive. Period. So what happens when you teach art? You need materials so students can grow into the creativity you see peeking out already. But those resources might be just out of your budget, or you don’t have easy access to … Read More