Voices of the Delta: Carlyle Wolfe

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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