Voices of the Delta: Jason McCann

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

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For the last 17 years I’ve spent nearly every day teaching art classes to teenagers either at Little Rock Central High School or at Arkansas Governor’s School. Dual careers as artist and art teacher at times can be very similar and at other times seem completely unrelated. Over the last few years, however, I’ve begun to have a better understanding of how these two sides of my life are connected. My interactions and experiences with … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Cynthia Kresse

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

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I am fascinated by what is hidden in the shadows and exposed by the light. I explore the qualities of natural and artificial light, and juxtapose them within my pastel images. In my artwork, the light and darkness is applied in endless color variations, always looking for a vibrancy between them. I want to show that ordinary moments can be extraordinary, when light and shadows work their effect. The figures, interiors, and landscapes around us … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Dennis McCann

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

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Dennis McCann, born in Little Rock, Arkansas, lives in Maumelle, Arkansas, Working Class, 2016, pastel on paper, 37 x 42 inches Dennis McCann, born in Little Rock, Arkansas, lives in Maumelle, Arkansas, Blue, 2016, pastel on paper, 20 x 44 inches Like most artists, my work has periods of change or growth as I adapt to new techniques and experiences. These changes deal mostly with subject matter, scale, and process. Most of my artwork uses … Read More