A world-class collection of American art, stunning architecture, and 120 acres of Ozark forest with five miles of trails. Admission to the museum is always free.
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Museum & Buildings
Trails and Grounds open daily sunrise to sunset.
Please join us to hear from Mathew McConnell, Associate Professor of Art and Area Head of Ceramics at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. McConnell will be discussing the creation of ceramics, in connection to the exhibition Takaezu & Tawney: An Artist is a Poet. See you there!
Free, no tickets required.
Mathew McConnell (he/him) holds an MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a BFA from Valdosta State University. He has held numerous solo exhibitions including at Mindy Solomon Gallery in Miami and the Jane Hartsook Gallery at Greenwich House Pottery in NYC. His works have been included in over 70 group exhibitions nationally and internationally. Mathew has lectured widely, and has been subject of feature-length articles in Ceramics Art and Perception, Ceramics Monthly, and New Ceramics. He has received an Emerging Artist Award from the National Council on Education in Ceramic Art, and has been an Artist in Residence at the Archie Bray Foundation, Greenwich House Pottery, and Anderson Ranch Arts Center. He is an Associate Professor of Art and Area Head of Ceramics at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.