Voices of the Delta: Bryan Clifton

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Bryan Clifton, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, lives in Little Rock, Arkansas, Chirinos, 2015, inkjet print, 16 x 20 inches As a documentary photographer, I capture nonfiction. Life as it Is. With a focus on international aid and development, I have traveled across five continents documenting the human impact of community development agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), non-profits and progressive for-profits—those that do well by doing good. I am particularly inspired by telling visual stories about … Read More

Voices of the Delta: LaDawna Whiteside

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LaDawna Whiteside, born in Durant, Oklahoma, lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Body: Flesh and Bone, 2016, graphite on paper, 96 x 96 inches, Contemporaries Award Winner As the human body is continually moving and changing positions and dimensions over time, Body: Flesh and Bone is an installation that is intended to shift each time it is reconstructed for a new environment. For now, this installation is a living drawing and as in contemporary physiology, contains varied … 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

Voices of the Delta: Carlyle Wolfe

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Carlyle Wolfe, born in Gainesville, Florida, lives in Oxford, Mississippi, Fall, 2016, stainless steel cutouts suspended with synthetic line, 144 x 198 x 8 inches, Delta Award Carlyle Wolfe, born in Gainesville, Florida, lives in Oxford, Mississippi, Magnolias, 2016, stainless steel cutouts suspended with synthetic line, 144 x 198 x 8 inches My paintings and works on paper are about awareness of the natural world—becoming progressively, cyclically more present to its rhythms, gaining deeper understanding … Read More

Voices of the Delta: Betsy Bradley

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Guest Juror Betsy Bradley, director of the Mississippi Museum of Art, selected the 73 works that appear in the 59th Annual Delta Exhibition. Here’s her juror statement: “I have a need of silence and of stars; /Too much is said too loudly; I am dazed.” Thus yearned the poet William Alexander Percy from New York when thinking of his Mississippi Delta home in 1919. His attraction to the busy-ness of the city was ultimately overridden … Read More

Arkansas artist wins Delta Grand Award

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As one of the most anticipated Arkansas Arts Center exhibitions of the year, the 59th Annual Delta Exhibition provides a unique snapshot of the Delta region by showcasing innovative and provocative contemporary work. The exhibition presents a dynamic vision of the Delta region through the eyes of artists living and working in Arkansas and its border states. “Every year, the Delta Exhibition gives Arkansas Arts Center patrons the opportunity to experience some of the Delta … Read More