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, 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

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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

On the Other Side of the Lens

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As a working photographer, I often find myself amazed at what I can capture with an iPhone. The advancement of iPhone camera technology makes the ease of capturing a moment very simple for most of today’s society. But for me, the convenience of the 5.04-ounce savvy device will never take the place of the true artistic process and history of photography. I was excited to see two outstanding photography exhibitions at the Arkansas Arts Center this … Read More