Walton Arts Center Seeking Artists for Second Annual Our ART Regional Art Exhibition

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, July 11, 2022 Walton Arts Center is accepting submissions for the second open call for Our Art, Our Region, Our Time, a group exhibition featuring works created by Northwest Arkansas visual artists and curated by local artist Kathy Thompson.

Artists 18 and older from Northwest Arkansas are invited to apply with works completed after July 1, 2021, in the following media: painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, mixed media, crafts, fashion and illustration. The exhibition is not themed and seeks to be a celebration of the talented artists who call Northwest Arkansas home.

Artists may submit up to two works for consideration however only one work will be chosen for the exhibition. Submission deadline is Aug. 15. Apply online at www.waltonartscenter.org 

Pieces selected for the exhibition will be announced Tuesday, Sept. 6. The exhibition will take place in Walton Arts Center’s Joy Pratt Markham Gallery from Oct. 6 to Nov. 13.

Walton Arts Center is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national origin or veteran status.

For questions related to submission, email visualarts@waltonartscenter.org

Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 195,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 400 public events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 45,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 200 volunteers donate 21,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, international artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors, allowing audience members to pay on average only 45% of the cost of programs offered. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.