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1. KEVIN COLE “Jitterbug Band” is a compilation of tar paper and aluminum sculpture from Pine Bluff native Kevin Cole’s “Totem Series.” His brilliant use of color, form, shapes and patterns explore abstraction and can be arranged to match your creative style. artistkcole.com.

 

2. PERNELL WILLIAMS Little Rock wire artist Pernell Williams once again weaves with colored wire a musical conversation. “Bass Player” is perfect on top of the piano, and completes the jazz set. The detail and use of color with this unusual medium is quite a treasure. pernellwilliams.com.

 

3. BRYAN MASSEY Conway artist Bryan Massey’s “Final Tribute to Stradivarius” is a limestone and soapstone sculpture that pays tribute to the finest violin in the world. Any fan of classical music will see and feel the sound of music! aarsculptorsguild.org.

 

4. HANK KAMINKSY “Chop #27” is a one-of-a-kind piece is made of sand-designed zinc and acrylic paint. It is part of Fayetteville artist Hank Kaminksy’s “Spirit Wind” series. This work can take you the same places a good book will! hankkaminsky.com.

 

5. SUSAN WILLIAMS Dumas native Susan Williams has created in bronze a tribute to FLOTUS and POTUS with “Respect and Solidarity.” This gracious portrayal of the famous fist bump during President Barack Obama’s first campaign alludes to the love and respect that we all desire! suswi.com.

 

 

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MEET THE CURATOR

Garbo Watson Hearne is the director of Pyramid Art, Books & Custom Framing/Hearne Fine Art in the historic Dunbar neighborhood in Little Rock. Since 1988, her business has focused on African American culture through art and literature. In 2004, Hearne earned her certificate for Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts from New York University. In 2014 she was accepted as a certified member of the Appraisers Association of America. Her hobbies include reading, collecting art, juicing and traveling. hearnefineart.com.