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Hendrix Professor Curates Historic Photographic Archive Exhibit

Maxine Payne curates exhibit of southern photographer Ellie Weems for Institute 193

Hendrix College Dance Ensemble to Present Spring Concert

Directed by Brigitte Rogers, free concert features spoken word piece

Hendrix Professor, Students Create New Native Plant Garden

Stellar Joy Garden honors retired faculty members and sustainability champions

An Evening with Murphy Visiting Poet Sharon Olds

Thursday, April 13, 7:30 p.m. in Staples Auditorium

Hendrix Senior Awarded a 2023 Watson Fellowship

Adaja Cooper ’23 will spend one year traveling to study the roles of public art in five countries

Hendrix Student Named 2023 Truman Finalist

Keeley Ausburn ’24 one of two selected from Arkansas institutions

Hendrix, UCA to Host Former Ambassador Stephen J. Rapp

“Justice after War Crimes: From Syria to Ukraine” set for April 3, 5:30 p.m., Mills B

Dr. Todd Tinsley Named Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

Dr. David Sutherland to serve as Interim Provost following Provost Bonebright’s retirement

‘On the Frontlines of Free Speech’ Panel at Hendrix College Library Feb. 23

Project Pericles and Bailey Library to co-host discussion on libraries and censorship

Ellis Arnold ’79 Named President Emeritus

Hendrix President honored by Board of Trustees for lasting legacy

Hendrix Players Present ‘The Hope Hypothesis’ February 22-25

Student production led by visiting director and Hendrix alumnus William Ragsdale ’83

EPA Research Grant Benefits Hendrix Faculty Member, Creates Student Research Opportunities

Dr. J.D. Gantz will lead on-campus research, select students for summer work in Purdue lab  

sustainABILITY: Fiber Artists’ Ideas to Improve Our World at the WMA

From Feb. 3 – March 17, Windgate Museum of Art at Hendrix College features quilts exploring questions of care for Earth, sculptures made from reclaimed plastics, paintings seeking to reconnect humanity with the land, and commentary on the war in Ukraine 

Hendrix Alumnus and Logitech CEO to Receive Honorary Degree at Commencement

Bracken Darrell ’85 to receive honorary doctorate of humane letters and address Class of 2023 

Violinist Er-Gene Kahng to Perform at Hendrix College February 5

Nationally recognized violinist, researcher, educator to give free Sunday afternoon recital

Ten Hendrix Faculty Members Receive Odyssey Professorships

Odyssey Professorships awarded to increase engaged learning opportunities for students

CarShare now available: A message from Dean LeBlanc

Partnership with Enterprise brings short-term car rental to campus

Dr. Karen K. Petersen Named 13th President of Hendrix College

Petersen to begin June 2023, following retirement of W. Ellis Arnold III

Fall 2022 Dean's List

229 Hendrix College students earn 4.0 GPAs in Fall 2022 semester

Author Q&A: Book Rooted in Author’s Affection for Oz

‘Oz and the Musical’ meshes life and career for Ryan Bunch ’97

Hendrix Odyssey Program Announces Grants for October 2022 Funding Cycle

Program’s cumulative engaged learning grants now total more than $4.8 million

Hendrix College’s Candlelight Carol Services Dec. 1-4, 15-16; Tour Takes Choir to West Tennessee and Little Rock

Free reservations now open; Dec. 2 and 3 performances will be streamed live from Greene Chapel

Four to Receive Steel-Hendrix Awards; Rawle to Deliver Willson Lecture, Lead Gill Workshop at Hendrix College

Brenda Norwood Henson, Janice & Byron Mann, Carissa Tarkington to be honored at March 6 banquet; Rev. Matt Rawle follows with March 6 evening lecture and March 7 workshop

Hendrix Reaches Historic Campaign Goal

College surpasses $150 million goal for A Time to Lead

Author Q&A: Woodlief Thomas ’96

Little Rock native’s novel influenced by his experiences of New Orleans

Hendrix Players Present Four Performances of Family-Friendly Play November 10-12

Elephant and Piggie’s ‘We Are In A Play!’ based on children’s books by Mo Willems

Life Launch at Hendrix Registration Now Open for Summer 2023

Residential program for rising high school juniors and seniors returns for a second year June 11-16

Hendrix Professor and Award-Winning Author to be Featured Conference Speaker

Dr. Tyrone Jaeger to speak at Poets Roundtable of Arkansas Conference on October 15, 2022

Hendrix to Award Odyssey Medals to Three Alumni

Ken Babcock ’65, Beth Wiedower Jackson ’99, Mel White ’72 to be honored at Oct. 27 convocation

Hendrix Faculty Member Selected for Campus Compact’s Engaged Scholars Initiative

Dr. Delphia Shanks part of program to collaborate on scholarly projects, lead equity-focused change

Hendrix Alumna Honored by Women’s Foundation of Arkansas

ACF President and CEO Heather Larkin ’93 Named Woman of the Year in Philanthropy

‘Expressing Nature’s Value’ Opens in Ellis Hall at Hendrix College

September 23 event celebrates Steel Center’s year-long exhibition of three artists’ works

Hendrix Biology Research Team Publishes Potential Insight Related to Developmental Disorder

NSF-funded research gives students opportunities to learn while advancing scientific knowledge

Hendrix College Recognized Nationally for Innovation, Undergraduate Teaching

Hendrix appears among U.S. News & World Report’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges

New Student Enrollment Increases by 13% at Hendrix

Hendrix sees new and overall student enrollment growth trend continue

Hendrix to Dedicate John Churchill Memorial Plaza

Dedication set for Saturday, September 17, 10 a.m., behind the Murphy House

Hendrix SOAR Team Training Readies Participants for 2022-23 Year

Mental Health First Aid and other intervention tools prepare students and key staff for school year 

Hendrix Students, Faculty Attend Summer Research Symposium

Of 13 students from Hendrix, three gave oral presentations, two honored in the Top 10 for poster presentations

Hendrix Welcomes Class of 2026

Largest new student class in seven years to begin fall 2022 semester

Hendrix Welcomes 11 New Faculty Members for 2022-23

Cohort includes visiting instructors, tenure-track positions, librarian, and a Fulbright Scholar in Residence

An Acorn for Professor Clark

Years-long labor of love brought rare memorial tree to campus

With Help from Hendrix Alumni, Apptegy Continues Growth Trend

Little Rock-based startup has many successful employees with Hendrix diplomas

Christian H. Cutler to Lead Windgate Museum of Art at Hendrix

New director brings more than 20 years of art museum and higher education experience

Hendrix College Announces Two New Trustees

Gardner and Robbins to join 34-member Board at fall meeting

Melissa Gill, Printmaking

Gill, Melissa

Associate Professor of Art

Office: Art Department A
Phone: (501) 505-1562

Matthew Lopas, Drawing and Painting

Professor of Art

Department of Art, Chair

Office: Art Department A102
Phone: (501) 450-1262

Dr. Rod Miller, Art History

Miller, Rod

Professor of Art

Department Chair, Art

Office: Art Department A101
Phone: (501) 450-1423

Maxine Payne, Photography

Maxine Payne

Professor of Art

Office: Art Department A107
Phone: (501) 450-4587
Fax: (501) 450-1473

View the Faculty Art Gallery