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”

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”

Glenn Adamson

Adamson to serve as inaugural speaker of Windgate Distinguished Lecture Series

Renowned art historian and curator Glenn Adamson, senior scholar at the Yale Center for British Art, will serve as the inaugural speaker of the Windgate Distinguished Lecture Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Windgate Center of Art and Design 101.  Continue reading “Adamson to serve as inaugural speaker of Windgate Distinguished Lecture Series”

Artist Meena Khalili to Give Sept. 26 Talk about Louisville exhibit

Artist Meena Khalili will give a lecture on her exhibit, “New in LOU, Drawn Daily,” on Thursday, Sept. 26 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Artist Meena Khalili to Give Sept. 26 Talk about Louisville exhibit”

Applications for Signature Experience Grants open Oct. 1

UA Little Rock sets fundraising record, endowment tops $80 million

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock raised $20 million in private gift support during the fiscal year that ended June 30, marking an 11% increase over the previous fiscal year. This also marked the largest fundraising year in the university’s history since receiving gifts for the Jack Stephens Center and the Windgate Center for Art and Design. Continue reading “UA Little Rock sets fundraising record, endowment tops $80 million”

Art educators from around the state participate in a free professional development summer workshop for graphic design at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Arkansas teachers learn new skills at UA Little Rock graphic design workshop

Stacy Owens, an art teacher at Pinnacle View Middle School, found the opportunity to take a free graphic design workshop for teachers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this summer serendipitous, considering she will begin teaching graphic design again this fall after many years of not teaching the course. Continue reading “Arkansas teachers learn new skills at UA Little Rock graphic design workshop”