Voices of the Delta: Ray Allen Parker

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

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I believe in heroic paintings. I create large-scale works, often in resonant pairs or series, that explore the human figure and faces of friends, family and fellow artists, who are typically my subjects. I want my paintings to be bold but intimate, naturalistic but expressive, dense but revealing. I try to recreate my subjects, not just depict them, in a convincing, painterly way that simultaneously renders paint both as arresting mark and as flesh. Like … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Ray Allen Parker

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

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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