Michael Warrick:
Clay, Metal, Stone Wood

Brad Cushman Gallery | June 1 – July 22, 2021

Michael Warrick’s exhibition record spans more than three decades with 42 solo exhibits and 174 competitive and invitational exhibits. He was acknowledges as an Arkansas Living Treasure by the Arkansas Arts Council in 2020. This exhibition highlights work created over the past 10 years.

He is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship through the Ragdale Foundation in Lake Forest, Illinois, a Visual Arts Grant/Fellowship from the Southeastern College Art Conference in Chapel Hill, NC, an Arkansas Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowship, and Artist Grants from Art Matters, Inc., the Pollack-Krazner Foundation both located in New York City. In 2009 he received the Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement by the Southeastern College Art Conference in Chapel Hill, NC.

His public commissions include sculptures for parks in Changchun, China, and Hanam, South Korea. In the Little Rock area, he has created sculpture at the National Park Services Central High Museum, the Central Arkansas Library System, the Statehouse Convention Center, The Vogel Swartz Sculpture Garden, the University of Arkansas Ottenhiemer Library, The CARTI Cancer Center, The Ronald McDonald House, The Bernice Garden, the Maumelle Library, and the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

The show opens on June 1, and more work will be added then. In the meantime, please enjoy this preview!

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Artwork

Nest (2019)

bronze, corten, 23 karat gold leaf

Youth (2018)

bronze, cor-ten steel (Full Sulpture / Detail)