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Recent Works by Kevin Kresse and Laurel Young

GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh, Suite 1 Little Rock, AR 72205 Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tues.- Sat. (501) 664-8996 Upcoming Show: Recent Works by Kevin Kresse and Laurel Young. Gallery 26 presents the works of Kevin Kresse and Laurel Young. Kevin will be showing his recent series of works focusing on quiet moments of domestic life. The show will include paintings, drawings and sculpture. Laurel presents her Perpetual Moments series of paintings exploring the ideas and attitudes that have kept recurring throughout her life. March 14th through May 9th 2009: Visit www.gallery26.com to learn more about the artists and see their work. Opening reception: Saturday, March 14th, 2009 7pm to 10pm Receptions are free and open to the public Please call with any questions. Renee Williams (501)664-8996 or email daniel@gallery26.com About Kevin Kresse: Kevin Kresse is a painter and sculptor living with his wife and three children in Little Rock, Arkansas. Having recently unveiled his sculpture of former lieutenant governor Win Rockefeller at the state capitol, Kevin's next showing will be at Gallery 26 displaying a series of paintings, drawings and sculpture depicting the quiet side of domestic life. Kresse has been awarded painting fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Mid-America Arts Alliance and the Arkansas Arts Council. He has also won several awards in the annual Arkansas Arts Center Delta Competition for his paintings and has appeared in the 2008 Arkansas Artist calendar. Kevin has exhibited his work around Arkansas, New York NY, Washington DC, Memphis TN and Atlanta GA. His Sculptural works include busts of Dallas Cowboy's owner Jerry Jones and former Arkansas Razorback Jim Lindsey for the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame in Alltel Arena. A bronze relief for the St. Michael's Hospital in Texarkana. And a large bronze standing sculpture for the healing garden at the Baptist Health Center in Little Rock. About Laurel Young, Working from photographs and using friends and family as models, I play on the ideas and attitudes that keep recurring throughout my life. The excitement of an uncertain future. Moments passing with steady continuity or in stillness. I always remain attentive for those sobering instances of beauty that come about from the play of light, shadow and color. Laurel Young Laurel Young is a 39 year old Little Rock native who holds a BA of Fine Arts from UALR 1997. She currently works as a permit tech for the Arkansas Highway Police. Her biggest inspiration she will tell you is her 2-year-old son Jebediah.

This event was posted March 12, 2009 and last updated March 12, 2009

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