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”

Teachers and educators work on a project during an ArtWAYS workshop program at the UA Little Rock Wingate Center for Art and Design.

Art Educators Learn Book Making Skills at UA Little Rock

Arkansas art educators learned the fine skills of book making during an intensive artWAYS summer workshop at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Art Educators Learn Book Making Skills at UA Little Rock”

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”

High School students from around Arkansas participate in the weeklong immersive visual arts summer program artWAYS in the Windgate Center for Art and Design. The students spend all day making art in graphic design, figure drawing metal jewelry and photography studios with UA Little Rock art professors.

Arkansas High School Students Learn New Art Skills at UA Little Rock’s Summer artWAYS Program

More than 60 students from across Arkansas spent the week of June 20-24 learning new art skills during a free residential summer intensive program for juniors and seniors at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Arkansas High School Students Learn New Art Skills at UA Little Rock’s Summer artWAYS Program”

UA Little Rock sculpture instructor Michael Warrick helps a participant in his artWAYS summer sculpture workshop for art teachers.

Art Educators Learn Portrait Modeling Skills at UA Little Rock

A dozen art educators from Arkansas learned portrait modeling skills that they will take back to their classrooms during an artWAYS workshop at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Art Educators Learn Portrait Modeling Skills 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”