Jose Pepo Toledo - Pepoglyph #6


Oct 07 - 31 2020




Art Ventures is excited to present:


October 7-31, 2020

Art Ventures @ Springdale

101 W. Johnson Ave
Springdale, Arkansas
Tickets available on Stubs.Net

Synchrony reflects our divergent patterns of life experience and imagination that create passionate culture in spite of uncertainty, discord, pain and loss.

Sincronía refleja nuestros patrones divergentes de experiencia, de vida, e imaginación los cuales crean una cultura apasionada a pesar de la incertidumbre, la discordia, el dolor y la pérdida.

Synchrony ej kwaļok kadkadin wāwein oktakin joñak in mour im lōmnak ko me rej kōmman eñjake ko ejjļok ad jeļā kaki einwot, discord ( poktak ko), Pain (metak), loss (jako). (Marshallese)

Artwork represented by; Obras de arte presentadas por; Ripija in ear itok jen;

Ballet Folklorico Herencia de Mexico, Alice Andrews, Juliana Duque, Sharon Killian, Suzannah Schreckhise, Pepo Toledo, and Lourdes Valverde.

Due to health guidelines regarding COVID-19, exhibit capacity will be capped at 10 every 30 minutes.
Visitation times are Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 3 pm to 8 pm and Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm.

In accordance with government guidelines regarding COVID-19, Art Ventures has adopted the following guidelines for all exhibition visitors:

All Art Ventures exhibition guests should conduct self-screening before arriving at the exhibition for any of the following new or worsening signs or symptoms of possible COVID-19:

Cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, diarrhea, feeling feverish or having a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, known close contact with a person who is confirmed to have COVID-19.

Visitors meeting any of the above criteria cannot enter the exhibition.

All Art Ventures exhibition visitors must maintain at least 6 feet separation from other individuals not within the same household, including while waiting in line to enter the building.

Visitors to Art Ventures exhibitions are required to wear face masks or facial shields while inside the venue (may be removed temporarily for identification and to drink/eat).


Alice Andrews

Alice Andrews: Red Door

Image: Red Door

Alice Andrews is a native Arkansas artist who lives the best of both worlds in 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, art studios and an architectural and engineering design firm. Andrews also attended graduate school at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore where she was a student of Grace Hartigan, a member of the second wave of abstract impressionist painters in New York City. Andrews’ art can be found in numerous private and corporate collections throughout the country.

Juliana Duque

Juliana Duque: Presente

Image: Presente

Born in Santa Marta, Colombia. Juliana Duque began her career in Graphic Design. Since 2000 however, her main focus and passion has been painting. In 2008, she established herself in the visual arts community by working with several studios and art galleries in Miami, showcasing her work throughout South Florida, Texas and most recently, Arkansas. Her work has a diverse influence from Marc Chagall and Basquiat, among others, Alejandro Jodorowsky’s literature and the Pre-Columbian cultures of Colombia. JuDuq’ is the recipient of three Gallery awards, the Kyra Belán Endowed Scholarship for artists and has been published in the book Contemporary Painters by Danijela Kracun.

Sharon Killian

Sharon Killian - You're Killing Me

Image: You’re Killing Me

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, New York (where she grew up), lived in Washington, D.C., and in northern Virginia before moving home to Fayetteville with her husband in 2005. Killian earned degrees in art history and in painting from the University of Rochester where she originally enrolled as a pre-med student, knowing inside she was destined for art. She has taught art education at the University of Arkansas and studio art in Washington, D.C. Killian is president of the Northwest Arkansas African American Heritage Association, a 501c3 cultural organization, Board President of Art Ventures Gallery, also a 501c3 cultural and educational organization, and she is a cattle farmer. Killian’s work can be found in private and corporate collections including Tyson Foods, the University of Arkansas, and Northwest Arkansas Community College.

Suzannah Schreckhise

Suzannah Schreckhise - Ruth Bader Ginsburg Tribute Mask

Image: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Tribute Mask

Suzannah Schreckhise is a multidisciplinary visual artist living in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She earned her Bachelors of Art at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. She has participated in numerous state and national exhibitions, including “Our Front Porch” sponsored in part by the Mid-America Arts Alliance, and her work has been featured in several publications, most notably the international juried art magazine Studio Visit. Schreckhise has received several awards and honors, including a fellowship from Artist INC; first place at the 2019 RAM Invitational and at the NEA Big Read Recycled Art Exhibition at the Windgate Gallery at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith; Best Sculpture Award for her piece “Falling to Pieces” in the 2018 Artists of Northwest Arkansas Exhibition; and acceptance onto the artist registry for the Arkansas National Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Her work will tour the state as part of that committee’s Women to Watch exhibition Paper Routes in 2021.

Jose ‘Pepo’ Toledo

Jose Pepo Toledo - Pepoglyph #6

Image: Pepoglyph #6

Born in Guatemala City, Guatamala in 1951. Jose ‘Pepo’ Toledo’s passion for motor cars led him to take part in competitions (1969-1976) and to start his career in that area. In 1974 he graduated in automotive technology in the National Schools, Los Angeles, California, and in 1993 he was awarded a degree in economics from the Mariano Galvez University in Guatemala. His works can be found in Jose Luis Cuevas Museum, Diego Rivera Museum, Automobile Museum in Puebla, Nivada Hall of Time collection in Mexico, Art Museum of the Americas in Washington D.C., and in private collections in France, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, The Netherlands, United States of America, Canada, Colombia and Central America among others. Today, he shares his artistic activities with his business life.

Lourdes Valverde

Lourdes Valverde - Purple Heart #2

Image: Purple Heart #2

María de Lourdes Valverde Galindo was born in México as the only girl in a family with six brothers. Her passion for art began in middle school as her teacher assigned illustrating stories as part of the reading lesson. Although she had always been passionate about the arts, her parents advised her to pursue a career in engineering. As an adult she has traveled now to live in Bentonville, Arkansas and found a renewed sense of self as an artist and is pursuing learning and doing all she can to hone her own skills and to promote arts in her new community.

Hourly Schedule

Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays

3pm - 8pm
Timed Entry
10 people every 30 minutes


10am - 2pm
Timed Entry
10 people every 30 minutes