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Ouizi, an artist from Detroit, is creating a two-story mural in downtown Bentonville. She explains her method of transferring work from a digital drawing to paint on a building facade.

Last week, middle school students in Paris, in Logan County, completed a mural titled "We Are Paris." We speak with Anne Canada, librarian and teacher at Paris Middle School about how the project came together and how the work's theme developed.

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21c Museum Hotel is hosting a screening of a video mural by French artist JR. The work features 245 people representing the different perspectives in the guns debate. The screening and facilitated discussion begins at 7 p.m. Feb. 18.

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Heidi Geist is creating art for 48 breweries in 48 states as part of her 48 Beer Project. The Maine artist is collaborating with Ozark Beer Company in Rogers for the Arkansas portion of her trip.


Green Candy is an art action presented by Experience Fayetteville and JustKids with the goal of generating discussion around waste and sustainability through interactive and participatory art. Four international artists and two local artists are working on murals and other projects around Fayetteville this week.

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Several murals in Fayetteville are taking shape and we briefly visit with artist Jason Jones about his big jackrabbit taking shape on the Razorback Greenway.

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Large-scale paintings have appeared on buildings in Bentonville, Fayetteville and Springdale this month. The subject matter ranges from the Experience Fayetteville logo to a gigantic blue octopus. The paintings have been created by local artists Olivia Trimble, Jason Jones and Matt Miller.

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Larger-than-life portraits are a signature part of Guido van Helten's murals. The artist creates images that represent the people and history of the place where he is creating his art.The Australian native is one of the international muralists painting in Fort Smith this week as part of The Unexpected. 

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International artists will once again paint murals in downtown Fort Smith as part of The Unexpected. Now in its second year, this art initiative is expanding to include the creation of a mural in Fayetteville. In addition to murals, the project will also feature two art installations.

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Art Feeds worked with Asbell Elementary School students for four weeks in April to design a new mural. The artwork has been installed on the south wall of Teatro Scarpino in Fayetteville.