Past Gallery Shows

//Past Gallery Shows

Past Gallery Shows

In the Merkle, Price, and Lobby Galleries

Tammy Swarek in Lobby Gallery March 2-29

Tammy Swarek of El Dorado will exhibit her work in the Lobby Gallery March 2-29. An artist reception is scheduled for Friday, March 3, 5-7pm. Swarek is a contemporary portrait photographer specializing in images with fashion flair. She is probably best known, nationally and internationally, for her Shelter Pets Project. [...]

Brotherhood comes to the Merkle and Price Galleries

“Brotherhood: Jason Sacran and John P. Lasater IV” is coming to the Price and Merkle Galleries beginning February 2 and running through March 29, with an artist's reception 5-7pm on February 2. Sacran and Lasater are contemporary representational painters who dedicate much of their full-time artistic careers to traveling the [...]

“It’s Out There” in the Lobby Gallery

Michelle Jones' show It's Out There will hang in the Lobby Gallery February 2-27, with an artist's reception February 2, 5-7pm. Her artwork is an eclectic mix of acrylics, watercolors, and pastels. About her painting, Jones says, "No one comes from the womb holding a paintbrush; we are all taught [...]

Gallery Grand Opening Celebration January 19

The Visual Arts Committee of the South Arkansas Arts Center invites the public to a grand reopening of the beautiful and swanky, newly refurbished, Price and Merkle Galleries on Thursday, January 19, from 5:00-7:00pm. The first exhibit to show in the brand new gallery is the Membership Showcase with an [...]

Membership Show Entry Deadline Approaching!

It's time again for the SAAC Membership Show in the Merkle and Price Galleries! Again this year – anything goes! With the exhibit being a showcase and not a competition don’t miss this opportunity to select your two favorite works, created at any time in your lifetime, and bring them [...]

Tammy Swarek in Lobby Gallery March 2-29

Tammy Swarek of El Dorado will exhibit her work in the Lobby Gallery March 2-29. An artist reception is scheduled for Friday, March 3, 5-7pm. Swarek is a contemporary portrait photographer specializing in images with fashion flair. She is probably best known, nationally and internationally, [...]

Brotherhood comes to the Merkle and Price Galleries

“Brotherhood: Jason Sacran and John P. Lasater IV” is coming to the Price and Merkle Galleries beginning February 2 and running through March 29, with an artist's reception 5-7pm on February 2. Sacran and Lasater are contemporary representational painters who dedicate much of their full-time [...]

“It’s Out There” in the Lobby Gallery

Michelle Jones' show It's Out There will hang in the Lobby Gallery February 2-27, with an artist's reception February 2, 5-7pm. Her artwork is an eclectic mix of acrylics, watercolors, and pastels. About her painting, Jones says, "No one comes from the womb holding a [...]

Gallery Grand Opening Celebration January 19

The Visual Arts Committee of the South Arkansas Arts Center invites the public to a grand reopening of the beautiful and swanky, newly refurbished, Price and Merkle Galleries on Thursday, January 19, from 5:00-7:00pm. The first exhibit to show in the brand new gallery is [...]

Membership Show Entry Deadline Approaching!

It's time again for the SAAC Membership Show in the Merkle and Price Galleries! Again this year – anything goes! With the exhibit being a showcase and not a competition don’t miss this opportunity to select your two favorite works, created at any time in [...]

In the Lobby Gallery

While the Merkle and Price Galleries are closed until January 3, the SAAC staff has brought pieces from their private collections to hang in the Lobby Gallery through December 2. Following the staff exhibition, the SAAC Creative Arts Academy art classes will exhibit their work. [...]

2016 Editorial Cartoon Contest

Experience the political fervor of this year’s election season. The contest, sponsored by William P. Cook and Associates and the El Dorado News-Times, includes 41 entries by single and collaborative artists with divisions for Adult and Students Grades 9-12. The cartoons will be on exhibition [...]

AWS Traveling Exhibit • October 4-27

The American Watercolor Society’s 149th Annual International Exhibition is one of the premiere watercolor exhibits in the world. More than 1,100 artists from throughout the United States and 22 foreign countries submitted their work to a panel of jurors chosen from Signature Members of the [...]

Under Construction • Merkle and Price Galleries Closed through January 3

The Merkle and Price Galleries will be closed November 1-January 3 for repair and renovation. Our next exhibit will be the Membership Showcase, January 5-31. This annual exhibit features SAAC members' artwork - and it's one of the favorites every year. If you are a [...]

Contraption Series • September 6-30

Asheville, North Carolina, artist Kathryn B. Phillips will show her Contraption Series in the Merkle and Price Galleries September 6-30. She will be in attendance for the artist reception on Friday, September 30, 6-8pm. Phillips was taught at an early age to appreciate beauty in [...]

Urban Galaxies • Sept 6-30 in Lobby Gallery

Local artist Kelly Zeigler will exhibit her large format digital photographs in the Lobby Gallery September 6-30. An artist reception is scheduled for Friday, September 30, 6-8pm. Zeigler said, "This series, Urban Galaxies, started off as a soothing sort of scavenger hunt. There was something [...]

Arkansas Women to Watch: Organic Matters • Aug 4 – Aug 31

This touring exhibit features four exceptional women artists from Arkansas, working with imagery and /or materials taken from the natural world that aptly explore the “Organic Matters” theme . This show depicts imagery that explores gender, sexuality and the abject. Dawn Holder received an MFA [...]