Jennifer Blanks communicates in sign language to other staff members at the Arkansas School for the Deaf about boarding students onto buses before the school’s weekend dismissal. Photo by Ben Krain.

GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON JENNIFER TIPPIT

Jennifer Tippit, of Benton, Arkansas, graduated in the spring 2021 semester with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication. She transferred to UA Little Rock from UA-Pulaski Technical College and is the first in her family to get a bachelor’s degree.  Continue reading “GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON JENNIFER TIPPIT”

Joli Livaudais with her installation of paper beetles on display in the Windgate Center.

Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Joli Livaudais

In celebration of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women in leadership positions who are making a difference at UA Little Rock and in the community. The first Woman to Watch at UA Little Rock of 2021 is Joli Livaudais, associate professor of photography and graduate coordinator for the Department of Art and Design.  Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Joli Livaudais”

UA Little Rock to hold artist talks in February

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold three virtual artist talks during February to celebrate its spring 2021 art exhibits.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to hold artist talks in February”

Dylan Yarbrough's photograph “Sompasauna”

UA Little Rock Hosts “Sompasauna” exhibit by alumni Dylan Yarbrough

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a photography exhibit by alumni Dylan Yarbrough that documents the gatherings around a public sauna in Finland. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Hosts “Sompasauna” exhibit by alumni Dylan Yarbrough”

mperata Grassland by Joli Livaudais

UA Little Rock opens 3 new exhibits featuring Arkansas Women to Watch, Faculty Biennial Exhibition

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Art Gallery will open the new year with three new exhibits featuring Arkansas female artists to watch and the works of faculty members of the UA Little Rock Department of Art and Design.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock opens 3 new exhibits featuring Arkansas Women to Watch, Faculty Biennial Exhibition”

Joli Livaudais with her installation of paper beetles on display in the Windgate Center.

National Museum of Women in the Arts selected Livaudais for ‘Women to Watch’ exhibit

Joli Livaudais, assistant professor of photography at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is someone to keep an eye on in the art world. The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) has selected Livaudais as a featured artist in the “Paper Routes-Women to Watch 2020” exhibition series premiering Oct. 8 in Washington, D.C.  Continue reading “National Museum of Women in the Arts selected Livaudais for ‘Women to Watch’ exhibit”

Chassidy Surrat

Graduate Student Spotlight on Chassidy Siratt

Chassidy Siratt, of Malvern, has graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in studio art. In the fall, she will continue her education at UA Little Rock in the graduate visual arts program. Continue reading “Graduate Student Spotlight on Chassidy Siratt”

Photograph by Gwynedalynn Kudabeck

UA Little Rock Downtown to celebrate student photography at 2nd Friday Art Night

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Downtown Center, at 333 President Clinton Ave., will host a free exhibit of photographs by photography students on Friday, Feb. 14. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown to celebrate student photography at 2nd Friday Art Night”