As Farrell Ford approaches 90, the Clark County artist responsible for promoting the local art community reflects on her accomplishments of late.
“Germinal,” a sculptural installation exhibit, is found on the first floor, while “Estamos Aqui,” an exhibit of prints by Latino artists, is located in the second-floor gallery.
The opening and reception for an art exhibition honoring Farrell Ford and her contributions to the arts in Clark County will be held Tuesday, Sept. 27.
The state’s new poet laureate, Suzanne Underwood Rhodes, is pleased to announce the winners of the “Yum’s the Word (Because Words Are Delicious)” poetry contest that she initiated as her first project for homeschooled students, grades 1-12.
An exhibit featuring works created by students and entered in the juried competition is on display in the Hammons Art Gallery in Mabee Fine Arts Center on Ouachita’s campus. The exhibit is free and open to the public through Oct. 8.
In mid-June Natalia began her journey and on Friday morning she arrived at dawn for rest at a Caddo Valley hotel. Arkadelphia would be her second Arkansas stop, as she had departed Texarkana at dusk Thursday and skated north on Highway 67 through the night hours.
Of the 405 art works currently on display through the indoor section of the main museum and the library on the third floor: 297 pieces are by male artists (ya… your girl spent 4 hours and counted them… I don’t shirk on research), 93 by female artists, and 15 by unknown artists