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: Cary Smith

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

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I am currently focused on painting portraits in watercolor. While I strive to capture the features of my subject, my goal is to use the drops and strokes of paint to evoke their spirit. I believe in celebrating the watercolor medium through an impressionistic tradition; by creating beautiful liquid shapes. My mother was an art teacher and I grew up in a home filled with every art supply one can imagine. I don’t remember a … Read More