Artist Glenn Beasley was awarded 1st place in the portrait/figure category of the annual ALA Art Show of 2015 held last Friday at Cantrell Gallery in Little Rock, Arkansas. The winning piece was a 30 x 40 oil on canvas titled "Hide and Seek" which shows two young girls playing the timeless children's game huddled around an old oak tree. Beasley, who is know for his stunning portrait work also specializes in childhood scenes for many of his original compositions. The painting also won 1st place in the ALA Spring Show in 2014 and is one of his best loved works. It is currently on display at Cantrell Gallery for the remainder of the show scheduled to end October 31.
Sherwood artist Glenn Beasley doubled up on the awards last Friday evening at the annual ALA Art Show held at Cantrell Gallery in west Little Rock. Beasley was the recipient of 1st place in the portrait/figure category for his painting "Hide & Seek" and also received the award for Best in Show with the work "Good Harvest" an 18 x 24 oil on linen depiction of a kneeling lady with a large straw hat working her garden under a noon day sun. The painting previously has been juried into last years 56th Delta exhibit at the Arkansas Arts Center and was featured in a article in the magazine "Eye on Fine Art" in March 2014. Both his works will be on display at Cantrell Gallery through the end of the exhibit on October 31.