Local artists to debut new work at regional art show Thursday

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More than 70 local artists will showcase their work at a new show opening at the Walton Arts Center this week.

The new exhibition, called “Our Art, Our Region, Our Time,” is set to open with a reception scheduled from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 at Joy Pratt Markham Gallery inside the arts center.

In all, 74 artists were selected for the show out of more than 200 artists that submitted work for consideration in the show. Submissions were up by 55% over last year, officials said.

The gallery is open on weekdays from noon until 2 p.m., and is also open one hour prior to any Walton Arts Center show, and during intermission.

The show will be on display until Nov. 14.

A full list of artists selected for the show is below. For more information about Our Art, Our Region, Our Time, visit waltonartscenter.org.

Bella Vista
Paige Dirksen – Willow
Stephanie Lewis – The Illustrating Man

Ekaterina Kouznetsova – Courtyards
Somnath Mukherjee – Aji
Derek P. Scott – Quince & Berries
Amy Terry – Opaline Coral
Jan Waldon – Sophia and Pollen

Mim Wynne – Chroma 2

Eureka Springs
John Rankine – What Would John Do (A Self Portrait)
Zeek Taylor – Hello Dolly

Maryam Amirvaghefi – You Can’t Hide
Jennifer Baugh – Three Mirrors
Whitney Allen Johnston Bell – Gus and Babs in Palo Duro Canyon
Aaron Bleidt – Offworld
Skye Compton – Why
Daniel Coston – Hoodoos in the fog on Petit Jean
Lara Felipe – We all fall down
Shelby Fleming – Brittle
Vincent Frimpong – Untitled and Americana
Aaron Giles – Dreaming and The Helping Hand
Kathleen Shannon O’Brien Hale – When You Judge a Woman By Her Appearance It Doesn’t Define Her It Defines You.
Pat Hennon – Nourishment
Kylanna Hardaway – A Lil Birdie Told Me
Nick Hobbs – Uplift and Vertigo
Susan Idlet – Sandbox
Mark Jackson – Poison Berries of Arkansas and Trivel
Hank Kaminsky – Untitled and Untitled
Acadia Kandora – Self Portrait 2022
Shabana Kauser – Dupatta #9
Maurice Konkle – after/because
Rebecca Ann LaTourette – Beam Me Up
Leilani Law – Chaosmos I
Michael Louis LeBlanc – M.E.A.L.T. Phase 1
Kellie Rushelle Lehr – Daydreams; residual
Cate McCoy – Painted Bluffs, Buffalo Point
Brian Meyer – Morning Dunes
Shelley Mouber – Their face by dolce & gabana
Ray Allen Parker – She Breathes with Trees
Sabine Schmidt – School, Charleston, Franklin County
Chris Schultz – Big Green Mound
Dea Self – late march snow
JooEun Seo – Golden Tears
Steven Schneider – Solitude
Joel Storet – Communion
Deborah Thomas – Untitled (Amana Circles)
Jody Travis Thompson – Variations
South Walker – Jerry Garcia and The Bee Gees
Tim Walker – Fragile/Strong No. 1, Grip

Fort Smith
Sarah Ridgley – Memory of Nymphaeas 001
Amy Scoggins – Three Chairs

Leon Niehues – 3 Sculptures

Eugene Sargent – Eastern Hercules Beetle – female

Scott Litzman – Rocky Mountain Big Horn

Louise Halsey – Gaia’s Paradigm

Terese Conway – Mist Over Lake Atalanta
Cory Corbett – Margaret
Chuck Davis – First Nation Bartender–Roland Pinault and Whose Name?
David Gomez – La Galletera
Catherine Goenner – The Unkept Kitchen
Pat Lewis – Ephemeral Frost
Monica McCleary – Jade Chair and Footstool

Daniel Kostic – The Bride

Kinya Christian – Because I Wanted To
Kirby Clark – Strip Tease
Larry Copas – Perch Stool
Brian Elenbarger – Elevator No. 3/Winter Wheat
Anna Kennedy Guyton – Submerged
Shay Holloway – There’s Me, Somewhere in Between
Brandon Jennings – Herd
Milan Jilka – Pink Moons

Van Buren
Mary Elkins – Regaining Autonomy

Katelyn Kingcade – Adrift in the Current

Cindy Arsaga – Near Terlingua
Cheryl Buell – Pirate of the High Sea and Subconscious vs. Conscious