Kerry James Marshall's 1994 crayon and charcoal piece, "Study for Supermodel #2," is on loan from the Arkansas Arts Center.

UA Little Rock to host African American art exhibit

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will present an art show featuring art created by black artists from the mid 1800s to the present. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host African American art exhibit”

Mauricio Silerio's "Circles of Life"

UA Little Rock to host underwater photography exhibit exploring Mexican legends

A new art exhibit at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will display a series of underwater photographs inspired by traditional Mexican legends and culture. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host underwater photography exhibit exploring Mexican legends”

Leang Seckon's 1974 piece "Sun" was created using mixed media, photos, advertisements, acrylic paint, and stitching.

New gallery exhibit explores oppression of the people of Southeast Asia

A new gallery exhibit on display at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock hosts artwork exploring the moral and political oppression of people living in Southeast Asia and India.  Continue reading “New gallery exhibit explores oppression of the people of Southeast Asia”

Jowita Wyszomirska's site specific drawing installation Water Memory will be on exhibition in the Small Gallery at UA Little Rock's Wingate Center. Photo by Ben Krain.

Artist creates unique installation at Windgate Center of Art and Design

Artist Jowita Wyszomirska has transformed the Small Gallery in the UA Little Rock Windgate Center of Art and Design with an installation called “Water Memory.”  Continue reading “Artist creates unique installation at Windgate Center of Art and Design”

Finalists for Staff Achievement Awards announced The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate has announced the finalists for the 2018 Staff Achievement Awards. A $1,000 cash award is given to the top employee in each of three categories: Ben Fry Service to UA Little Rock, community service, and personal growth. The winners will be announced at the Staff Awards Ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20, in the Engineering and Information Technology Building Auditorium. “The staff members are a vital part of the success of UA Little Rock,” said Staff Senate President Richard Harper. “The Staff Achievement Award winners underscore UA Little Rock’s commitment to serving the university and community through hard work. Our staff’s dedication to these principles continues to amaze me.” The winners of the Staff Senate Scholarship and Jerry Crittenden Employee Book Scholarship will also be announced. Staff members who are celebrating work anniversaries, have graduated in the past year, and retiring will also be recognized. Members of the university and community are encouraged to attend the awards ceremony and reception to celebrate the achievements of UA Little Rock staff members and to wear UA Little Rock colors and apparel to show school spirit. For more information, contact Angie Faller at 501-907-9320 or amfaller@ualr.edu. The finalists include: Ben fry Service to UA Little Rock • Tom Coffin, senior visualization and operations manager, Emerging Analytics Center • Terry Harrison, higher education program coordinator, William H. Bowen School of Law • William Wagner, operations manager, KLRE/KUAR Community Service • Tiffani McAdoo, grant implementation specialist, School of Social Work/MidSOUTH • Melody Muldrow, research associate, Graduate Institute of Technology • Virginia Oswalt, administrative specialist, Department of Earth Sciences Personal Growth • Erin Fehr, archivist, Sequoyah National Research Center • Marty Mayfield, fiscal support analyst, TRIO Student Support Services • Pamala Stanley, administrative assistant, Department of Systems Engineering

Windgate Center subject of Architecture and Design Network lecture

The design of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s new Windgate Center of Art and Design will be the subject of an April 10 lecture by the Architecture and Design Network.  Continue reading “Windgate Center subject of Architecture and Design Network lecture”

Alecia Walls-Barton. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock Annual Student Competitive on display March 26 to April 15

University of Arkansas at Little Rock art and design students will show off the best of their work during the Annual Student Competitive art show on display in the Brad Cushman Gallery in the Windgate Center of Art + Design from March 26 to April 15.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Annual Student Competitive on display March 26 to April 15”

Donors, art faculty, and administrators sign the beam that marks the highest point of the Windgate Center. Pictured, from left to right, are Win Bruhl, Deborah Baldwing, Belinda Schultz, Janessa Rogerson, and Anne Mourning.

Donors pledge nearly $500k for art and design scholarships

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has raised nearly $500,000 for endowed scholarship funds for art and design students.  Continue reading “Donors pledge nearly $500k for art and design scholarships”

UA Little Rock to announce scholarships for art and design students

Feb. 23 topping out ceremony will be broadcast on Facebook Live

Next week, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will announce a significant total of donations raised for endowed scholarship funds that will make quality art and design education attainable for more UA Little Rock students.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to announce scholarships for art and design students”

Laura Raborn

UALR graduate: The secret of my success

Laura Raborn, who recently earned her Master of Arts with a focus on painting from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, shares how her UALR education helped her live out her dreams as a successful artist.  Continue reading “UALR graduate: The secret of my success”

Artist rendering of the new UALR Windgate Center of Art and Design

UALR to break ground on new visual arts building

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will break ground on a new visual arts building funded by a $20.3 million grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation on Tuesday, Oct. 11.  Continue reading “UALR to break ground on new visual arts building”