Art

This proves to be a busy weekend for art happenings with a call for artist submissions and a fair few shows opening. Mark your calendar and mix and match your favorites. Ongoing at the Arkansas Art Center include “Industrial Beauty: Charles Burchfield’s Black Iron,” “Dorothea Lange’s America,” “Nathalia Edenmont: Force …

It is always satisfying watching two organizations we respect deeply team up on an amazing project. For the past several years Thea Foundation and the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commision have teamed up to showcase youth artwork. If you are not familiar with the two organizations, Thea Foundation works as an …

Likely, you’ve been in the Pyramid Building downtown without even knowing it, especially if you frequent Three Fold Noodle & Dumpling Co. What you may have missed is the seemingly small gallery around the corner – Gallery 221 located on 221 West 2nd Street. If you happen to enter the …

Earlier this week we were invited in for a unique look behind the scenes at the food preparation of the Cirque du Soleil traveling performances. We typically save the space in our Rock City publications for all things local, we found the the food to be surprisingly local sourced. After spending …

“When we first moved here, we both were wondering why,” says Sofia Gonzalez from the desk of her home studio. After growing up 20 minutes north of San Francisco, the move she and her fiancé made a over a year ago to the Natural State definitely caused a shock. Now, …

Although it might not seem intuitive, Matthew Castellano looks to and thanks the local skateboarding community for leading him to art. And although the Miami native didn’t necessarily have Little Rock on his radar, he’s glad he made the stop. “In 2010 I went on this long road trip where …

From photography to music and collage, Vincent Griffin is a jack-of-all-trades artist. “I get bored,” he laughs, “So, I always have a lot of things going on.” A North Little Rock native, Griffin began creating at a young age. He remembers having a piece up at the Arkansas Art Center …

The Arkansas Arts Center is going to give art lovers a jump on holiday shopping with their annual Museum School Sale and Collectors Show. Both go on this weekend and provides a good mix of local and national artisans for people on all budgets. The Museum School sale focuses on …

If you’ve never sat down and had a chat with Carmen Alexandria Thompson, a simple “Allie” to her family and close friends, you’re missing out. With the opening of DRAWL Southern Contemporary Art Gallery, the Little Rock native recently had some of her artwork exhibited for the first time. Thompson …

Stepping through the front door of Hillcrest’s Gallery 26, you can’t help but feel like you’ve entered the cozy studio or study of an avid art collector. From ceiling to floor, art of all styles hang, waiting to be examined by patrons. Owner, artist and collector Renee Williams looks at …

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