Alecia Walls-Barton. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Walls-Barton explores identity and childhood memories through artwork

When Alecia Walls-Barton was a little girl, she loved watching her grandfather work with fabrics in the small shop in his home in Sheridan, Arkansas.  Continue reading “Walls-Barton explores identity and childhood memories through artwork”

Sofia Gonzalez. Photo courtesy of Arkansas Arts Council.

UA Little Rock alumni, employees chosen for Arkansas Artist Fellowships

Three University of Arkansas at Little Rock alumni and employees from the Department of Art and Design have received a $4,000 fellowship from the Arkansas Arts Council.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock alumni, employees chosen for Arkansas Artist Fellowships”

Sally Mengel, co-owner of Loblolly takes a look at the students projects during the final critique for the Package Design class as they present their Loblolly branding project (4 ice cream pint designs, a hot cocoa package, and a macaron package) at the Green Corner Store on May 1, 2017.

From the classroom to the creamery: UA Little Rock students work with local business

University of Arkansas at Little Rock graphic design students recently flexed their creative muscles, completing a real-world, hands-on project for a local ice cream parlor. Continue reading “From the classroom to the creamery: UA Little Rock students work with local business”

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UA Little Rock to host photo shoot for dogs April 1

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a photo shoot for man’s best friend on Saturday, April 1.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host photo shoot for dogs April 1”

Donors, art faculty, and administrators sign the beam that marks the highest point of the Windgate Center. Pictured, from left to right, are Win Bruhl, Deborah Baldwing, Belinda Schultz, Janessa Rogerson, and Anne Mourning.

Donors pledge nearly $500k for art and design scholarships

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has raised nearly $500,000 for endowed scholarship funds for art and design students.  Continue reading “Donors pledge nearly $500k for art and design scholarships”

Joli Livaudais’ work, “The Mother, Exhumed,” will be on display at the "Nasty Woman" exhibit at UA Little Rock.

UA Little Rock professors’ work chosen for “Nasty Woman” exhibition

The work of three University of Arkansas at Little Rock faculty members from the Department of Art and Design has been selected for the “Nasty Woman” exhibition at Henderson State University. 

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One of 71 artists’ books created by the Cuban publishing house, Ediciones Vigía, on display at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Ottenheimer Library March 14 to April 19.

UA Little Rock to host Cuban artists’ book exhibit

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host an international exhibit of handcrafted books created by Cuban artists.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Cuban artists’ book exhibit”

UA Little Rock to announce scholarships for art and design students

Feb. 23 topping out ceremony will be broadcast on Facebook Live

Next week, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will announce a significant total of donations raised for endowed scholarship funds that will make quality art and design education attainable for more UA Little Rock students.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to announce scholarships for art and design students”