Scheidt’s Woodworking Works on Display at Arkansas Historic Museum

The furniture sculptures of Peter Scheidt, UA Little Rock woodworking professor, are on display at the Historic Arkansas Museum in Little Rock in a new exhibit featuring how local artists have reinvented abandoned objects that might otherwise be considered metaphorically dead.  Continue reading “Scheidt’s Woodworking Works on Display at Arkansas Historic Museum”

ulie and Bruce Lee Webb w/ dog - Photo by Jeff Wilson (Texas Monthly Magazine)

UA Little Rock to host two ArtWorks Virtual Presentations on “A Visionary Vernacular Road Trip” exhibit

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is hosting two Zoom ArtWorks virtual presentations for “A Visionary Vernacular Road Trip” exhibit that is on display in the Brad Cushman Gallery in the Windgate Center of Art and Design until Oct. 15.

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Lydia Martin

Martin to serve as UA Little Rock’s new Windgate Metals Artist-in-Residence

Lydia Martin, a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will serve as the new Windgate Metals Artist-in-Residence at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Martin to serve as UA Little Rock’s new Windgate Metals Artist-in-Residence”

Windgate Foundation Awards UA Little Rock More Than $3 Million in Grants for Art Outreach, Art Acquisition, and Children International Education and Outreach Efforts

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received more than $3 million in grants from the Windgate Foundation to support art education at the university, acquisition of art from working artists for UA Little Rock’s permanent art collection, and support of UA Little Rock Children International’s education and outreach programs. Continue reading “Windgate Foundation Awards UA Little Rock More Than $3 Million in Grants for Art Outreach, Art Acquisition, and Children International Education and Outreach Efforts”

Emily Hood

Hood Named New Art Education Professor at UA Little Rock

Dr. Emily Jean Hood will join the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in the fall as the new assistant professor of art education.  Continue reading “Hood Named New Art Education Professor at UA Little Rock”

UA Little Rock studio art major Caleb LeFevre was awarded the Linda Blaine Flake Endowed Art Scholarship by philanthropist Leslye Shellam in celebration of World Art Day. Photo by Ben Krain.

LeFevre is first recipient of Linda Blaine Flake Endowed Scholarship

Caleb LeFevre, a junior studio art major from Little Rock, has been awarded the first scholarship from the Linda Blaine Flake Endowed Art Scholarship. Continue reading “LeFevre is first recipient of Linda Blaine Flake Endowed Scholarship”

Michael Warrick UA Little Rock Art Department Sculpture Professor

UA Little Rock to host two exhibits by 2020 Arkansas Living Treasure Michael Warrick

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host two exhibits by 2020 Arkansas Living Treasure Michael Warrick, a professor of art at UA Little Rock, from June 1 to July 20 in the Windgate Center of Art and Design.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host two exhibits by 2020 Arkansas Living Treasure Michael Warrick”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a series of paintings by Sarah Lassiter in her thesis exhibition. “Suspension” will feature around 15 paintings and be on display from April 26 to May 7 in the Maners/Pappas Gallery in the Windgate Center of Art and Design. Lassiter, who is graduating with a Master of Arts in May, uses painted and mixed media surfaces to explore the cognitive dissonance that accompanies trying to build a life in a world that is falling apart. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock to host MA Thesis Exhibit April 26-May 7

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a series of paintings by Sarah Lassiter in her thesis exhibition. “Suspension” will feature around 15 paintings and be on display from April 26 to May 7 in the Maners/Pappas Gallery in the Windgate Center of Art and Design. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host MA Thesis Exhibit April 26-May 7”