Artists

Zora J. Murff

Zora J. Murff

Zora J. Murff Zora J Murff is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Arkansas. He received his MFA in studio art from the University of Nebraska—Lincoln and holds a BS in psychology from Iowa State University. Murff uses photography as a way to explore...

Sharon Killian

Sharon Killian

Sharon Killian Sharon Killian lives on the edge of a hill on the White River just east of Fayetteville, Arkansas. She was born in Jamaica, immigrated to Harlem, NY where she grew up, lived in DC and Northern Virginia before moving home to Fayetteville with her husband...

Najee Dorsey

Najee Dorsey

Najee Dorsey Born in Blytheville, Arkansas, visual artist and entrepreneur Najee Dorsey, is known for embracing southern roots in his work by relaying scenes of African American life in the South on canvas. He began his journey as an artist at the age of five, selling...

Morgan Bame

Morgan Bame

Morgan Bame Morgan Bame is a self-taught knitter from Helena, Arkansas, creating her first project while in boarding school using YouTube videos as references. As a result, she developed a fascination with the craft and pursued independent learning until attending the...

Eric Andre

Eric Andre

Eric Andre Eric Andre is an interdisciplinary artist born and raised in Akumadan, Ghana. In 2010, he graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), with a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Arts, majoring in ceramics. Currently, he is a...

Delita Martin

Delita Martin

Delita Martin Delita Martin is an artist currently based in Huffman, Texas. She received a BFA in drawing from Texas Southern University and an MFA in printmaking from Purdue University. Formerly a member of the fine arts faculty at University of Arkansas - Little...

Candace Dolls

Candace Dolls

Candace Dolls Candace Dolls spent her childhood in Star City, Arkansas, Arlington, Texas and Helena-West Helena, Arkansas as the eldest of three children (two brothers and herself). Her father was the very first artist she ever admired. Although it wasn’t a life...

Rachel Lynett

Rachel Lynett

Rachel Lynett Rachel Lynett is a queer Afro-Latinx playwright based in Arkansas. Her work is composed of dark comedies that hold up a mirror to the audience asking them if they're happy with what's being presented before them. All of her plays center on queer people...

Heather Chilson

Heather Chilson

Heather Chilson Born and raised in South Dakota, Heather Chilson moved to Arkansas in 2005. Influenced by photographers such as Imogen Cunningham, Alec Soth, Jane Rule Burdine, and William Christenberry, Heather’s work is most interested in evoking an emotional...

Carl Karni-Bain

Carl Karni-Bain

Carl Karni-Bain For close to three decades Carl Karni-Bain has been exhibiting across the United States especially in the San Francisco Bay Area, North Carolina and New York. His work has been commissioned by authors, playwrights and corporations and has been featured...

Alice Andrews

Alice Andrews

Alice Andrews her family home in Dorado, and also in her 1800's farmhouse in Boxley, Buffalo National River. She discovered her love and affinity for visual arts as a student at Henderson College in Arkadelphia then worked as a graphic artist at advertising agencies,...

Oluwatobi Adewumi

Oluwatobi Adewumi

Oluwatobi Adewumi Oluwatobi Adewumi is a Contemporary Artist who focuses on the sociocultural aspect of the subject through his multimedia drawings. He was born in Ibadan, Capital city of Oyo State, Nigeria where he also earned a degree in computer science. His love...

Cheryl Kellar

Cheryl Kellar

Cheryl Kellar Cheryl Kellar was born in St. Augustine, Florida, raised in Houston, Texas, and has found home is Fayetteville, Arkansas. She is a watercolor artist painting themes of high fashion. Some of Cheryl’s earliest memories are of creating clothes for her paper...

LaDawna Whiteside

LaDawna Whiteside

LaDawna Whiteside Born in rural Oklahoma, LaDawna Whiteside’s American lineage stretches back to the American Dust Bowl of the 1930s.She is the descendant of a farmer, an orphaned miner’s daughter, a charismatic preacher and a female factory worker....

Jody Travis Thompson

Jody Travis Thompson

Jody Travis Thompson Jody Travis Thompson was born in Sulphur, Louisiana in 1972 and began his formal artistic education in 1982 in Sulphur through private classes with Jane Ludwig-Johnson. Thompson graduated from McNeese State University in Lake Charles,...

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