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”

Artist Kevin Kresse stands by his sculpture, "The Ground Breaker," that was recently installed at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain/UA Little Rock Communications.

Groundbreaking sculpture finds new home at UA Little Rock

In 2000, Jack Kinnaman, founder of Kinko Constructors Inc., became enamored with a sculpture Kevin Kresse, a family friend, created for his daughter. The sculpture was so beautiful that Kinnaman asked Kresse to create a life-size sculpture for his home.  Continue reading “Groundbreaking sculpture finds new home at UA Little Rock”