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Small Works on Paper Ends 2015 Tour in Magnolia

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, November 05, 2015


The 2015 Small Works on Paper exhibition has made its final stop on its tour across Arkansas. Your last opportunity to view the exhibition is at Southern Arkansas University in the Brinson Fine Arts Gallery on 100 S. University. The show will be on display through November 24. Hours are operation are Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is always free. 

Now in its 28th year, Small Works on Paper is an annual exhibition that showcases artwork no larger than 18 x 24 inches by Arkansas artists who are members of the Arkansas Artist Registry, an online gallery promoting the artwork of Arkansas artists.

Coordinated by the Arkansas Arts Council, the 2015 exhibition features 40 works by 29 Arkansas artists and has traveled to 10 galleries throughout the state in a year-long show. Click HERE to view the list of artists whose work was selected.

The entries were juried by Eleana Del Rio, owner of the Koplin Del Rio Gallery in Culver City, Calif. Eight artists were selected by Del Rio to receive purchase awards. Purchase award winners receive the cash amount equivalent to the value of their selected works. Funded by entry fees, the purchase award pieces become part of the exhibition's permanent collection.

The artists selected to receive purchase awards are J.P. Bell of Fayetteville; Warren Criswell of Benton; Dennis McCann of Maumelle; Jennifer D. Perren of Mabelvale; Jon Shannon Rogers of Little Rock; Megan Snoddy of Jacksonville; Dan Snow of Springdale; and Byron Taylor of Little Rock.

(Image: "Here Be Dragons" by Kathy Attwood of Eureka Springs)