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Norwood Creech isn’t an Arkansan by birth…she is an Arkansan by choice! Born in Kansas City, MO, Norwood made her way to Arkansas after living on both coasts, and a few places in between. Her last stop before Arkansas was Memphis. While living in Memphis, Norwood crossed the Mighty Mississippi for a visit to Arkansas …
ESSE Purse Museum at 1510 Main St. in Little Rock will open an exciting new exhibit by Atlanta photographer Jason Travis on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Purse-onas, which runs through Sunday, March 13, was carefully selected from Travis’ much larger Persona exhibit and features 18 of his photo diptychs shot between 2011 and 2015. The staff …
If you haven’t started your holiday shopping (like me!), it’s not too late! And don’t feel pressured to rush to a big box store – there are tons of locally owned businesses within central Arkansas that can fulfill your every gifting need, and with that wonderful Southern hospitality to boot! I’ve compiled a list that’s …
Artist Kate Baer says nature is always her greatest inspiration, however clichéd it might sound. Take one look at her artwork and it’s clear there is nothing trite about her creativity. She celebrates the elegant geometry of nature through handcrafted jewelry. “There’s nothing that compares to the balanced asymmetry and textural patterns found in nature,” …
The holiday season is upon us again. If you like to shop local for unique gifts and to support small business owners, you have the perfect opportunity on Saturday, Nov. 28, in Eureka Springs. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 28, which is also Small Business Saturday, about 40 artists from the Eureka …
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has acquired five new artworks: two sculptures and two paintings are by artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), and Jasper Johns’ Flag. The works by Bourgeois are: Maman, 1999 (bronze, stainless steel, and marble), Quarantania, 1947-1953 (bronze, painted white with blue and black, and stainless steel), Connecticutiana, 1944-1945 (oil …
Eureka Springs is turning its abundance of gray concrete steps into stunning murals. You can see the project, created by artists and volunteers, on the staircase connecting North Main Street with Center Street in this historic downtown. At 5:30 p.m. this Friday, May 29, you can catch The Up Project’s Official Cash & Boardman Mural …
Travelers going through the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport can now enjoy the artwork of Jeannie Stone of Russellville. Her thesis art show, Carry Me Home, is located on the concourse and features a dozen Arkansas landscape paintings. The exhibit fulfills the requirements of the Master of Liberal Arts degree conferred to Stone by Arkansas Tech …