Traveling Art Exhibit “Small Works On Paper, 2016” On Display At UAM Through October 26

MONTICELLO, AR — “Small Works on Paper,” a traveling visual art exhibition showcasing artwork no larger than 18 by 24 inches, will be on display in the Glassblock Gallery of the Taylor Library and Technology Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello through October 26.

            The exhibition is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 to 10 a.m. and 12 noon to 2 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

            Now in its 29th year, “Small Works on Paper” is a juried visual art exhibition that showcases artwork of Arkansas artists who are members of the Arkansas Artist Registry. The Arkansas Artist Registry is an online gallery showcasing the artwork of Arkansas artists. Membership to the Arkansas Artist Registry is free and open to all Arkansas artists.

            The “Small Works on Paper” exhibition travels to 10 venues throughout the state in a year-long show, offering Arkansas artists an opportunity to showcase their artwork to patrons all over the state. An out-of-state juror selects a maximum of 40 pieces of artwork to tour with the exhibition.

            The Arkansas Arts Council advances the arts in Arkansas by providing services and supporting arts endeavors that encourage and assist literary, performing and visual artists in achieving standards of professional excellence. The Council provides technical and financial assistance to Arkansas arts organizations and other providers of cultural and educational programs.

            The Arkansas Arts Council is an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage.  Funding for the Arkansas Arts Council and its programs is provided by the State of Arkansas and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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