Conway Community Mural

Jordan Karpe (BA Fine Arts Emphasis 2012) secured grants for and is serving as lead artist on the Conway Community Mural @ Chestnut. The mural is supported in part by an award from Mid-America Arts Alliance, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Arkansas Arts Council and foundations, corporations and individuals throughout Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas. Additional support is generously provided by the Conway City Council, Conway Corporation, the Corbitt Family, Hugg and Hall Construction & Industrial Equipment, Sherwin-Williams, and Hiegel Supply.  Working with Jordan are current UCA art majors Karen ChriscoHector GarciaBrittany Madalone, and Monica Vargas, as well as alumni Lauren Crymes(BFA Painting Emphasis 2009), Kristen Farmin (BA Art Education Emphasis 2012), Patricia Graves (BA Art Education Emphasis 2012), Julie Isom (BFA Painting Emphasis 2013), Kenneth Nelson (BA Fine Arts Emphasis 2012), and Beth Norwood (BA Art History Emphasis 2009).