UA Little Rock History Professor to Teach New Class on Arkansas Icons Daisy Bates and Johnny Cash

The spring semester will present Arkansas history and music enthusiasts with the opportunity to learn more about the two famous Arkansans who have been selected to represent the state in the U.S. Capitol. Continue reading “UA Little Rock History Professor to Teach New Class on Arkansas Icons Daisy Bates and Johnny Cash”

UA Little Rock art student Nicole Stewart stands alongside sculptures she has created at UA Little Rock. Photo by Angie Faller.

Stewart Gains Valuable Experience Through Internship with Johnny Cash Sculptor Kevin Kresse

Nicole Stewart, a junior studio art major at UA Little Rock, had a rare opportunity to work on a public sculpture that will be placed in the U.S. Capitol Building after interning with Johnny Cash sculptor Kevin Kresse this summer. Continue reading “Stewart Gains Valuable Experience Through Internship with Johnny Cash Sculptor Kevin Kresse”

Artist Kevin Kresse Brings Music Icon Johnny Cash to Life

UA Little Rock alumnus and famed Arkansas artist Kevin Kresse has spent the past year of his life taking on a monumental task – creating an 8-foot-tall statue that will capture the life and legacy of country music icon Johnny Cash. Continue reading “Artist Kevin Kresse Brings Music Icon Johnny Cash to Life”

Artist Kevin Kresse works on his sculpture of Johnny Cash.

Public Invited to See Johnny Cash Sculptor Kevin Kresse at UA Little Rock

The public is invited to visit with famed Arkansas artist Kevin Kresse, a UA Little Rock alumnus who has been commissioned to create a new statue of country music icon Johnny Cash that will eventually represent Arkansas in the U.S. Capitol. Continue reading “Public Invited to See Johnny Cash Sculptor Kevin Kresse at UA Little Rock”

Artist Benjamin Victor works on his sculpture of Daisy Bates.

Public Invited to See Sculptors of Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash Statues at UA Little Rock

The artists who are creating the new statues of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and singer Johnny Cash that will eventually represent Arkansas in the U.S. Capitol will visit the University of Arkansas at Little Rock the week of April 25. Continue reading “Public Invited to See Sculptors of Daisy Bates, Johnny Cash Statues at UA Little Rock”