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Adams to be featured in gallery showing

Adams to be featured in gallery showing

July 11th, 2019 by Ken McLemore/Hope Public Schools in Texarkana News

Hope High School art teacher Kendrick Adams will be the featured artist in a July 20 showing of his works at The Gallery, 105 Olive Street in Texarkana, Ark.

Utilizing multiple mediums including acrylic, watercolor, photography and indelible markers, Adams has created a body of works from his home and teaching life.

"I teach all of these media and more to my students," he said. "During classes, I create demonstration art for my students to understand how to use the media."

The showing will feature multiple works by Adams, including his acrylic "Daughter, Daddy Dance," which is a slice of life portrait of a young girl dressed for her first daughter-daddy outing in vivid colors against a soft, textured setting.

"When not in school, I create more mature work, both to keep in training and for personal pleasure and sale," Adams said.

A reception will open the showing from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on July 20.

The exhibition will continue through the month of August from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays.

(Ken McLemore is communications director at Hope Public Schools. He can be contacted at ken.mclemore@hpsdistrict.org or 501-519-0530.)

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