LITTLE ROCK, AR.-
The Arkansas Arts Center
presents the 36th Annual Toys Designed by Artists exhibition, on view March 13- May 10, 2009, in the Sam Strauss, Sr. Gallery.
This unique exhibition is all about imagination and evokes the inner child in everyone. An international competition for the artists, this exciting show features a variety of original and innovative designs to celebrate the playful side of artists and viewers alike.
Juror Suzanne Ramljak, a writer, art historian and curator, selected the toys to be exhibited based on creativity, originality, excellence of design and superior craftsmanship. Purchase awards totaling $2500 are chosen after all selected entries arrive at the Arkansas Arts Center. Toys selected for purchase awards become part of the Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Collection.