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2015 SWOP Exhibition in Malvern May 6-27

Arkansas Arts Council - Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The 2015 Small Works on Papervisual art exhibition will be on display May 6-27 at the College of the Ouachitas at One College Circle in Malvern. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Admission is free.

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

The 2015 exhibition features 40 works by 29 Arkansas artists and will travel to 10 galleries throughout the state in a year-long touring show. Click HERE to view the 2015 touring schedule and 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.

For more information on Small Works on Paper, email Cheri Leffew at cheri@arkansasheritage.org