Thursday, August 9, 2012
Meet the Arkadelphia Mural Team
Below are introductions to the three main members of our mural team.
Project Coordinator - Farrell Ford
Mural Assistant - Ashley Laird
Great Mural Wall of Topeka. She is the recipient of the 2012 Arts Advocate Award from the Topeka YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment and recently showed one of her drawings in New York City at the soho20 Gallery for the exhibition "Backlash." She received her BFA from Washburn University in 2011. You can see more of her work at http://ashleyjanelaird.wordpress.com/
Arkansas Mural Apprentice - Jordan Karpe
Jordan, a native of Little Rock, graduated summa cum laude with a BFA from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway in 2011. His senior thesis project was the design and execution of a mural for the Jefferson D. Farris Hall Dormitory. He has worked as a Resident Assistant for the Upward Bound Program and is currently illustrating a collection of essays by Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Dr. Norbert Schedler.