Opening on November 8 in the West Gallery
The Arkansas Pastel Society was established in 2004 by artists who wanted a centrally located regional organization to promote pastels as a medium and to provide networking opportunities. The society seeks to create a supportive community of pastel artists who educate the public and each other through workshops and exhibitions. The 2019 exhibition is juried by Casey Klahn.
The Galleries at Library Square are FREE and open to the public Monday through Saturday from 9-6.
View January 10–March 28, 2020, Galleries at Library Square, Underground Gallery. Figure drawings by Robert Bean, Jeremy Couch, and Logan Hunter.
What makes each of us who we are? If the surface qualities are stripped away, can we still communicate something about ourselves through our bodies? In this exhibition of figurative works, artists Robert Bean, Jeremy Couch, and Logan Hunter all strive to convey not only the surface beauty of the human form but our inner dialogues and expressions as well,
Into the Woods: Arkansas Champion Trees by Linda Williams Palmer & Turned-Wood Vessels by Gene Sparling
View January 10–April 25, 2020, Galleries at Library Square, Concordia Hall Gallery.
Celebrating the natural beauty of Arkansas’s trees, artists Linda Williams Palmer and Gene Sparling have created works that highlight the unique qualities of these precious resources. Working in Prismacolor pencil on paper, Palmer has created her “Champion Tree” series showcasing the largest specimens in Arkansas. Sparling uses the wood from native trees to create his sculptural turned-wood vessels that provide another viewpoint from which to appreciate the beauty of the trees.