Little Rock’s Pleasant Ridge Shopping Center is home to a unique local treasure: Art Group Gallery. Founded and operated by area artists, it is a true working gallery where area artists have a studio to paint and can display their works to sell in the front of the shop. Follow along as we feature different artists who share the inspiration and stories behind a few of their pieces. | Sponsored Content
“An Arkansas native, I knew I was always going to be an artist. I began my art career by the age of nine, followed by graphic design and fine art at the Art Institute of Dallas and the Memphis College of Art. I’m best known for my collection of oil impasto, impressionistic poppy paintings that incorporate unique color schemes and textures. As I am always evolving, I rely more and more on my imagination because I find that I get bored painting from photos. The more I paint, the more I go by intuition and the less I stick to the guidelines….