Nancy Nolan, Photographer

Nancy Nolan's celebrated photographic series "Parks Pants" is a brilliant and poignant meditation on the life and growth of both…

BOBGOBLIN 'Sinister'

The veteran rock band produces this classic 80's arcade inspired music video. BOBGOBLIN is a veteran rock band that formed…

Carousel Restoration

The restoration of the horses on the historic Over The Jumps Carousel at the Little Rock Zoo. Little Rock artist…

2016 Governor's Arts Community Development Award
Dr. Dean Kumpuris, Little Rock

Kumpuris was recognized for his devotion to Riverfront Park and the installation of public art there and in the Vogel…

Jorge Villegas

An artist from Argentina settles in South Arkansas. This short documentary was originally created in 1986 as part of an…

"The Music of Friends"

"The Music of Friends" follows three young musicians – Rachel Herman, a violist from western Pulaski County; Jenny Nulson,a pianist…

Marlon Blackwell, Architect

Marlon Blackwell discusses the practice of architecture in Arkansas and how the surroundings and culture inform his work. "In many…

Arthur Hunnicutt

Take a look back at this Oscar nominated actor with the Arkansas Traveller! Arthur Hunnicutt was born in Gravelly, Arkansas…

2017 Governor's Lifetime Achievement Award
Thom Hall, Little Rock

Thom Hall served as museum registrar, special projects coordinator and collections manager for the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock…

LeeNora Parlor

A return to the South enhances an artist's ability to produce her desired work. I create paintings of my family…

"Blade of Damascus - J.R. Cook" by Greg Spradlin

J.R. Cook of Nashville, Arkansas, has been making knives for nearly 30 years. His work includes standard lines with names…

The Rehearsal

Featuring dancers Leslie Dodge and Toby Lewellen of Ballet Arkansas…

Jerry Phillips

For Phillips, the act of drawing with pencil is a conversation with time. Jerry Phillips is a visual artist who…

Make Others See

"Art Is Not What You See But What You Make Others See" -Edgar Degas…

Criswell's Conundrum

Warren Criswell's story of his arrival in Arkansas reads like a story from his abandoned apocalyptic novel: Wanting to set…

2016 Governor's Corporate Sponsorship of the Arts Award
Deltic Timber, El Dorado

Deltic Timber Corporation, headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas, is the recipient of the Corporate Sponsorship of the Arts Award. In…

"Irma Gail Hatcher - Arkansas Quilter" by Dave Anderson

Irma Gail Hatcher is a former elementary school teacher turned master quilter. She has created numerous award-winning quilts, some of…

Eugene Perry

The story of a man who finds art and creates a world outside of himself. This short documentary tells the…

Art in Rural Communities: The Batesville Area Arts Council

Highlighting the Batesville Area Arts Council Galler. My wife and I have lived in rural Arkansas for almost nineteen years.…

Press Record

Featuring Barry Pointer…

"Bump - Dallas Bump" by Joe York

Dallas Bump, 94, makes chairs at his small woodshop in Bear, Arkansas, using the same techniques that were passed down…

Bailin

Featuring David Bailin…

2017 Governor's Corporate Sponsorship of the Arts Award
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP, Little Rock

Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP is a law firm dedicated to supporting the arts community in Little Rock and Arkansas.…

King Opera House

A short film about forbidden love and opera in the town of Van Buren, AR. Arkansas, 1901. Colonel Henry P.…

A Lookback at Carousel

Take a journey back to 1990 with this Arkansas Traveller piece on the Herschell-Spillman Carousel. The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program…

2017 Governor's Patron Award
Johnelle Hunt, Rogers

Johnelle Hunt is the chairman of Hunt Ventures, and she and her late husband, J.B. Hunt, founded J.B. Hunt Transport.…

2016 Governor's Folklife Award
Sonny Burgess and The Legendary Pacers, Newport

A rockabilly band formed in Newport in 1955.Today's band members are Sonny Burgess on guitar and vocals, Kern K. Kennedy…

Maria Botti-Villegas

I am an artist. I am an artist-in-residence for the state of Arkansas. I came to Arkansas 21 years ago…

"Suspension of Disbelief - Robyn Horn" by Joe York

Robyn Horn is a native Arkansan whose sculptural works have drawn regional and national recognition. Among her works is her…

"Winston - Winston Taylor" by Kat Wilson

Winston Taylor works from his home ceramics studio in Russellville, Arkansas, and teaches at the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center,…

2017 Governor's Judges Recognition Award
Max Elbo, Eureka Springs

Max Elbo is a graphic artist specializing in music festival posters, award-winning logo designs, illustrations for children's books and countless…

Unexpected Sebastian County

A look at the murals created during the Unexpected Festival in Fort Smith, Arkansas.…

Rita Henry

An artist from Dermott uses photography to pin down memories. Still photography is my voice. Photographs pin down my memories.…

Jackie Nyamutumbu, Musician

Jackie Nyamutumbu was born in Harare, Zimbabwe. Produced when she was pursuing a Bachelors degree in Biology at Hendrix College,…

Diana Michelle

Diana Michelle earned a degree in fine art with an emphasis in photography, as well as a Bachelor of Science…

2017 Governor's Arts in Education Award
Art Porter Music Education, Inc., Little Rock

Art Porter Music Education (APME) was founded to honor the memory of legendary Arkansas jazz musician, producer and educator Art…

"The Rocking-Horse Winner" by Devon Parks

This episode features a narrative film adaptation of D.H Lawrence's short story 'The Rocking-Horse Winner.' Locked in the grasp of…

"The Perfect Plane - Larry Williams" by Nathan Willis

Larry Williams of Eureka Springs has contributed greatly to a revival of the 18th century trade of wood plane making,…

2016 Governor's Lifetime Achievement Award
Suzanne Vining Kunkel, Little Rock

For 33 years, Suzanne Vining Kunkel enthusiastically shared her love of art as an arts educator and was a mentor…

2017 Governor's Folklife Award
Freda Cruse Hardison, Mountain View

Freda Cruse Hardison is a writer, photographer, and a scholar of folklore, culture and history of the Arkansas Ozarks. She…

Westland

Tim West was a reclusive, college-educated artist from Winslow, Ark., who produced unique art for 60 years. Tim West was…

2016 Governor's Judges Recognition Award
Theresa Timmons-Shamberger, Maumelle

Timmons Art Foundation director Theresa Timmons-Shamberger of Maumelle won the Judges Recognition Award for her non-profit that provides instruction in…

2016 Governor's Arts in Education Award
The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, Pine Bluff

The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff is the recipient of the Arts in Education Award.…

"Wisdom of the Hands - Doug Stowe" by Gabe Gentry

Doug Stowe uses all Arkansas wood in his shop in Eureka Springs, where he's been making custom furniture and a…

2016 Governor's Individual Artist Award
RB McGrath, Pine Bluff

Her portrait of President Clinton is part of the Clinton Foundation Collection and her portrait for former Gov. Mike Beebe…

Beyond The Music Hall - Educational Outreach at the ASO

A peek at what the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra does for young musicians.…

Thomas Harding, Photographer

Thomas Harding III was an internationally recognized, fine art pinhole photographer. Produced in 1993 as a segment for AETN's "Arkansas…

Building The Orrery

A profile of northwest Arkansas artist Eugene Sargent and his creation, The Orrery. A profile of northwest Arkansas artist Eugene…

Hans Stiritz

LOUPE segment "The Music of Friends" was created by film director Hans Stiritz. Stiritz produces and directs films for his…

"Mudpuppy - Peter Lippincott" by Nathan Willis

Peter Lippincott never planned on being a potter. With degrees in zoology and secondary science, he taught school and worked…

2017 Governor's Arts Community Development Award
Sam and Barbara Tobias, Mena

For the past 15 years, Sam and Barbara Tobias have provided generous support to SouthWest Artists, Inc., a community-based arts…

"The Craft Artist - Leon Niehues" by Joe York

Leon Niehues taught himself basket making as a way to support his family's back-to-the-land lifestyle in rural Northwest Arkansas. His…

"74 Fiddles - Violet Hensley" by Joe York

Violet Hensley, known as the "Whittling Fiddler," "Stradivarius of the Ozarks" or more simply, the "Fiddle Maker," has always been…

"Love You, Too"

A profile of Peggie Wallis, an 88-year-old ballet teacher in Northwest Arkansas. "Love You, Too," is a profile of Peggie…

Al Allen

Al Allen (1925-2008) was a painter whose contributions to Arkansas culture were his artwork, his teaching, his development of the…

Kevin Cole

An artist from Pine Bluff talks about his works and inspiration. Kevin Cole was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and…

The King Opera House

A historical docudrama set in 1901, revolving around a small hauntedtown in Arkansas by filmmaker Devon Parks…

2016 Governor's Patron Award
Dr. Thomas A. Bruce, Little Rock

A Patron Award went to Dr. Thomas Bruce, who with his wife has given generous gifts to arts organizations in…

2017 Governor's Individual Artist Award
Reese Rowland, Little Rock

Little Rock. He has designed some of Arkansas’s most recognized buildings, including Acxiom’s River Market Tower Headquarters, The Bank of…