62nd Delta Exhibition goes digital

Arkansas Arts Center’s 62nd Annual Delta Exhibition will be open for online viewing beginning Friday. Included above is “The Family,” an oil on wood by Wade Hampton.

LITTLE ROCK — In a creative reimagining, the Arkansas Arts Center’s 62nd Annual Delta Exhibition will be hosted in a digital format during this time of ongoing social distancing.

The exhibition, organized in collaboration with Historic Arkansas Museum, Thea Foundation, ACANSA Gallery and the Argenta Branch of the William F. Laman Library, will be open for online viewing beginning Friday.

As one of the longest-running juried art exhibitions in the region, the Annual Delta Exhibition Showcasing artists born in or living in Arkansas and its border states. Founded in 1958, the exhibition provides a unique snapshot of the Delta region and features work in all media. The new digital format will offer increased accessibility to an exhibition.

Stefanie Fedor, Executive Director of the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, served as juror for the exhibition and selected 63 works from 772 entries by 348 artists. Fedor will also name a Grand Award winner and two Delta Award winners.

The Contemporaries, an auxiliary membership group of the Arkansas Arts Center, will also select a Contemporaries Award winner.

Award winners will be announced in a virtual event on Thursday. Additional online programming around the exhibition will be announced in the coming weeks.

To view the exhibition or for additional information visit arkansasartscenter.org.