Michael Warrick stands by his sculpture, “Straight Lines on a Round World,” in front of the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock, which commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase Survey.

UA Little Rock to host lecture with 2020 Arkansas Living Treasure Michael Warrick

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Art and Design will host a virtual lecture featuring the life and works of 2020 Arkansas Living Treasure Michael Warrick Friday, Oct. 9.

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Michael Warrick stands by his sculpture, “Straight Lines on a Round World,” in front of the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock, which commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase Survey.

Arkansas Arts Council honors Warrick as 2020 Arkansas Living Treasure 

The Arkansas Arts Council has selected Michael Warrick, a professor of art at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, as the 2020 Arkansas Living Treasure for his work and dedication to the craft of metalworking.

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University’s south entrance gets colorful touch-up

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s entrance from Asher Avenue has gotten a mural makeover – with a little paint and some elbow grease. Continue reading “University’s south entrance gets colorful touch-up”

Michael Warrick stands by his sculpture, “Straight Lines on a Round World,” in front of the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock, which commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase Survey.

College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences awards four Summer Research Fellowship Grants

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences awarded $10,480 in Summer Research Fellowship Grants to four professors who are spending their summer breaks performing unique research.  Continue reading “College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences awards four Summer Research Fellowship Grants”

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”

Former and current chairs of the UA Little Rock Department of Art attend CRE8 on Feb. 16 at the Windgate Center for Design + Art. From Left: Don Van Horn (1988-93), Floyd Martin (1994-95), Jane Brown (1996-98), Win Bruhl (1998-2013), Tom Clifton (2013-2016), Mia Hall (2016-2017), Carey Roberson (2017-present).

CRE8 event showcases new Windgate Center, raises scholarship money

Hundreds of UA Little Rock supporters got a first look inside the Windgate Center of Art + Design on Feb. 16 at the signature event CRE8, honoring the Windgate Charitable Foundation for its gift that made the center possible. Continue reading “CRE8 event showcases new Windgate Center, raises scholarship money”