Voices of the Delta: Donna Pinckley

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For over 30 years I have photographed a particular social and cultural group of children. Before my eyes and in front of my camera they have passed through adolescence into young adulthood. My goal throughout has been to portray not how the world sees them, but how they see themselves. I began by working with one child at a time, but as my subjects have grown up and matured, people and relationships have replaced toys … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Michael Elliott-Smith

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Michael Elliott-Smith, born in Natchez, Mississippi, lives in Alexandria, Louisiana, Lindsay Leaving the Courtyard, 2016, inkjet print, 13 x 18 inches Earlier in my photography career, I photographed landscapes with infrared film to capture the image in the unseen, sometimes eerie light. I moved into digital photography in 2005, shooting both digital visible and digital infrared images. Once I understood the power of Photoshop, it opened up a new direction to explore, the world of … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Ryan Steed

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Ryan Steed, born in Jonesboro, Arkansas, lives in Memphis, Tennessee, Damn the Headlights, 2015, chromogenic print, 18 x 24 inches Damn the Headlights from the Photographic Series Went out for Cigarettes “I can understand why Southerners are haunted by their own landscape and in love with it.” – Walker Evans – Ryan Steed – Ryan Steed Share this Post

Voices of the Delta: Teresa Phipps

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Teresa Phipps, born in Columbia, Missouri, lives in Cordova, Tennessee, Arkansas Delta Fog, 2017, photography, 16 x 20 inches Teresa Phipps, born in Columbia, Missouri, lives in Cordova, Tennessee, Southern Marshlands, 2017, photography, 16 x 20 inches Teresa Phipps on her piece, Arkansas Delta Fog Share this Post

Meet the Speaker: Michelle Andonian

Author: Arkansas Arts CenterFiled under: Education, Events, Exhibitions, Meet the Speaker, Museum, Video

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ART AFTER HOURS Why Documentary Photography Matters Thursday, August 24 Lower Lobby Lecture Hall 5:30 p.m. Wine Reception | 6 p.m. Lecture | 7-9 p.m.  Late Night  Join us for a lecture with photographer Michelle Andonian. Stay after the lecture and tour the galleries, including Will Counts: The Central High School Photographs, enjoy dinner at the restaurant and shop in the Museum Shop. The Arkansas Arts Center will be open until 9 p.m. Free for members, $10 for nonmembers – purchase … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Frank Hamrick

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Frank Hamrick, born in Carrollton, Georgia, lives in Ruston, Louisiana, Harder than writing a good haiku, 2016, handmade book, 7.5 x 7.25 inches, honorable mention The phrase Harder than writing a good haiku was an analogy I spoke of while helping another artist edit their work to a manageable number of images while leaving enough to still convey the original concept. These photographs, originally created as 8×10” and 8×8” tintypes, were conceived as select moments … 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