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2nd Friday Art Night at Library Square (February 2022)

On display at CALS Roberts Library

Jane F. Hankins: The Imaginator Extraordinaire
The Underground Gallery

Witty, whimsical, wonderful—these words describe the creative world of Little Rock artist Jane F. Hankins. The Jonesboro native has been a strong presence in the Arkansas art community for over twenty years. Specializing in sculpture in porcelain and stoneware as well as drawing and painting, Hankins is a designer for nationally marketed sculpture reproductions and the creator of award-winning fine art coloring books. Hankins’s work shows us that art does not have to be serious to be important. The body of work on display includes sculptures and paintings spanning at least two decades, and some larger sculptures from her private collection will be publicly exhibited for the first time.

Featured Artist: Perrion Hurd
Learn more about Perrion Hurd

Featured Author: Crystal Mercer

Crystal will sign copies of her book From Cotton to Silk: The Magic of Black Hair  

While you’re visiting downtown, experience the local vendors and restaurants in the River Market Entertainment District.

On the second Friday of each month, the Galleries & Bookstore at Library Square in CALS Roberts Library participate in 2nd Friday Art Night (2FAN). Galleries, museums, and businesses in downtown Little Rock are open from 5-8 p.m. for an after-hours gallery walk. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information about all 2FAN activities, visit the 2nd Friday Art Night Facebook page.