Meet the Artist: Perception Pool

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Perception Pool delighted viewers at its unveiling at the Contemporaries’ 5th Annual Fountain Fest October 19! The installation was devised and designed by a team of architects at Polk Stanley Wilcox led by Heather Davis – we caught up with Heather to give us the scoop on Perception Pool, from inspiration to execution. What was the inspiration for Perception Pool? Perception Pool is conceived as a metaphor for why and how art is experienced. Art is inherently subjective, as … Read More

Community Conversation with Studio Gang

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At the first of many community conversations regarding the future of the Arkansas Arts Center, Studio Gang founder and principal Jeanne Gang shared insights on her firm’s philosophy regarding architecture and approach to design, focusing on the ways architecture can help people connect with each other and their environment. Gang highlighted three of the firm’s previous projects – the Nature Boardwalk in Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo, the Writers Theatre in Glencoe, Ill. and University of Chicago Residential Commons. … Read More

Arkansas Arts Center announces associate architect

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The Arkansas Arts Center announced the selection of Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects as associate architect for its upcoming building project. Polk Stanley Wilcox will work in partnership with Studio Gang Architects on a reimagined Arkansas Arts Center. Studio Gang was selected as design architect for the expansion and renovation in December. Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects is a programming, architectural, planning and interior design firm with offices in Little Rock and Fayetteville. They have experience working … Read More