Fenix Fayetteville to host July art exhibition at Walker-Stone House

“Something Sweet for Dessert,” mixed media by Carol Corning / Courtesy

Local artist group Fenix Fayetteville will return to the historic Walker-Stone House in downtown Fayetteville in July.

The one-month residency will include visual art, performances, and art-making sessions. The new exhibition features 11 Arkansas artists working in a variety of disciplines, including painting and drawing, sculpture, installation, collage, and mixed media.

An opening reception is scheduled at the Walker-Stone House, at 207 W. Center St., from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 6 during the city’s First Thursday event on the nearby downtown square.

After that, gallery hours will be from 12-7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Admission to the gallery is free.

Featured artists include Cindy Arsaga (encaustic painting), Carol Corning (mixed media), Michael Davis (sculpture), Amber Eggleton (installation), Jan Gosnell (painting), Corey Johnson (installation), Leilani Law (painting), and Ed Pennebaker (glass).

Special guest artists include Alice Andrews (painting and mixed media), Meikel S Church (collage), and Jason Sacran (painting).

Other scheduled events include a performance of the Mess Hall Variety Show on Thursday, July 27, as well as live music, readings, and art workshops. More events are available on the Fenix Facebook page at facebook.com/fenixfayetteville.

For more about the creation of Fenix Fayetteville, see our story from December.