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Art Student Competitive Runs Through May 6

UALR’s Gallery I opened its Annual Student Competitive exhibit, which will continue through May 6 in the Fine Arts Building.

The Annual Student Competitive features work created by students taking studio art and design classes in the UALR Department of Art.  On display are 117 works representing all studio disciplines being taught at UALR including drawing and design, painting, printmaking, graphic design and illustration, photography, textiles, metals and furniture design, sculpture and ceramics.

Amanda Linn served as the juror/curator for this year’s Student Competitive. Linn taught at Parkview Magnet High School from 2004 to 2009, and was named a Milken Educator in 2005. After having taught 17 years in Arkansas public schools, Linn is currently working for the Arkansas Leadership Academy at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville as lead institute facilitator and institute program designer.

Senior exhibitions will also be on display through May 5.  March 29 through April 7, works by these students will be shown in Gallery III: Joseph S. Moseley, photography; Don K. Burnham, furniture; Katelyn M. Cartwright, drawing; Josh B. Martin, graphic design; and Tom Fenix. Also graphic design.

Gallery II and III will show the following students April 10 through 21: Andrew R. Kenley and Dave G. Lewis Jr., graphic design; Lani Chi-chen Parker, graphic design and illustration; Ross P. Burnham, painting, graphic design, and illustration; and Jacqueline L. Miles, ceramics.

From April 24 to May 5, the following students will be featured: Lindsey Bloom, graphic design; Carl J. Hardwick, sculpture; Candice C. Bass, painting; Kristie N. Kelch; Jennifer A. Fitzhugh, ceramics; Aariona L. McCann, graphic design; and Brandi L. Snead, painting.

For more information regarding this exhibit, contact Brad Cushman, gallery director and curator, at