JAN 31–MAR 15, 2020 | In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, join us for an exploration of the material we love to hate: plastic. This exhibit explores the many ways plastic touches and shapes contemporary art and, by extension, life. Forward-looking and hopeful, you’ll come away from The Plasticene with a greater appreciation for all the things plastic does well and with hope that solutions to its environmental toll are within reach. Curated by Kalliopi Monoyios.
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 | 6–7:30PM | Laurie Frick visits to share a future where personal data meld into our individual identity. Drawn to combine tactile tech and familiar materials, she builds her art as a more likely alternative to digital media.
Wednesday, March 11–Sunday, March 15, 2020 | Go on an adventure through art & architecture in Bentonville, Arkansas where ASLD & BMoCA will lead art lovers through the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art its new contemporary art space satellite, The Momentary. And don’t miss Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bachman-Wilson House and the Mildred B Cooper Memorial Chapel, too.
Friday, Feb 7, 6–7:30PM | Join us for a small-group panel discussion with experts who will help us wrap our minds around how plastics seeped into every aspect of our lives and infiltrated the most remote reaches of the globe.
November 8-9, 2019 | Melissa Furness gives students at ASLD a specialized workshop to develop rich layers in acrylic paint using image transfers. Discover new transfer techniques and play with compositions in this exciting Atelier Workshop
Tuesday, November 12 | Hear about archiving and managing your artwork with digital software.
Thursday, October 10 | Structured with artists in mind, this seminar is designed to walk you through the complexities of the collection and remission of state and municipal sales tax, policies for online sales, and other common artist concerns regarding sales tax.
Tuesday, September 10 | This professional development session covers what every self-employed business owner needs to know and how to optimize your artistic skills as you set up your business selling art.
DEC 13, 2019–JAN 17, 2020 | Guest juror Louise Martorano, Executive Director of Redline Contemporary Art Center will bring together all mediums that embody the power and complexity of femininity with topics surrounding feminism, body image, motherhood, gender and much more.
with Max Maddox
1:00–3:00 PM at ASLD