Ernest Vincent Wood III’s painting “Hope” received second-place honors at the Mark Arts Oil Painting National Invitational. The Wichita-based painter, who spent years abroad at a residency in Italy, shares how he makes his oil paintings so realistic.
The Horizontes Summer Mural Jam was completed last week, and now there are nine new murals in north Wichita. Artists say the project is just the latest piece in what’s being described as a surge in neighborhood momentum.
On Sunday, local artist Christopher Gulick reported his stolen Mighty Mouse sculpture had been returned. The sculpture, made 30 years ago out of a 200-pound log, had been missing since early Wednesday morning.
A 5-acre section of the Sedgwick County Park will become an art garden, known for now as the Sedgwick County Art Park. Here’s what is going in the park, expected to be a free interactive sculpture park for kids and families.
Artist Christopher Gulick reports a 200-pound wooden sculpture of cartoon character Mighty Mouse was stolen out of his Indian Hills backyard in the overnight hours Wednesday. The 5-foot-tall sculpture was the work of Gino Salerno.