Ceramics instructor Kensuke Yamada teaching students in his introduction to pottery class.

Arkansas Arts Council Selects Yamada for Individual Artist Fellowship

The Arkansas Arts Council and the Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism has selected Kensuke Yamada, an assistant professor of ceramics at UA Little Rock, as a recipient of the 2021 Individual Artist Fellowship Award.

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UA Little Rock student artist Emma Chambers, center right, poses in front of her winning mural with Student Government Association president Landon McKay, left, Chancellor Christy Drale center left, and Nancy Hamilton, Faculty Senate Building and Grounds committee member, far right, during a dedication ceremony for the mural at the Ottenheimer Library on campus. Chambers, a junior Bachelor of Fine Arts major with a concentration in painting, won the first student mural competition at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The Student Government Association, in conjunction with the Faculty Senate Building and Grounds committee, created the mural contest open to all UA Little Rock students. Chambers received more than 750 votes and $1000 for her design of swimming koi fish.

UA Little Rock Dedicates New Student Mural “Koi” in Ottenheimer Library

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock dedicated a new student mural in the lobby of Ottenheimer Library during a ceremony on May 11.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Dedicates New Student Mural “Koi” in Ottenheimer Library”

Kensuke Yamada and Ben Krain

Krain, Yamada featured in exhibit that explores aloneness of creativity during COVID-19

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock employees are featured in a new art exhibit at the Historic Arkansas Museum that converges around the artists’ observations and thoughts surrounding the aloneness of creating during the COVID-19 era.

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