Works by some of Arkansas’s most distinguished artists, including the late Al Allen and Carroll Cloar, along with famed regionalist Thomas Hart Benton make up part of the offerings in “Southern Landscapes,” a new exhibition at Greg Thompson Fine Art (429 Main St.) opening with the monthly Third Friday Argenta ArtWalk tonight.
Also in the show: contemporary Arkansas artists Mark Blaney, Dolores Justus, Darrell Berry, Stephen Schneider and Charles Harrington; Arkansas native Kendall Stallings; watercolorist Stephen Scott Young; and South Carolina painter Edward Rice.
Other venues open Friday night: Mugs Cafe (515 Main St.), which continues “Three Dollar Icon,” paintings by Melissa Wilkinson; the Laman Library Argenta Branch (420 Main St.), which is showing “Paints, Pastels, Pencils and Pixels,” work by Miller B. “Eddie” Smith and Ed Rhodes; Core Brewery, which is showing “Dance Your HeART Out,” art inspired by dance; and the House of Art (108 E. Fourth), where Sulac, Everett Gee, Woozel, Loogie, x3mex and Derek Simon are showing. Claytime Pottery will have a 50-percent-off sale; Argenta Gallery continues its “Film, Flash, Focus, Record” show of work by Michael Shaeffer; and StudioMain will host POP-UP Argenta. LNP