Arkansas Artist Sharon Killian Featured in June 26 'FPAC Live' Digital Series Event

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The Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center at the University of Arkansas welcomes artist Sharon Killian for the second installment of the "FPAC Live" digital series at 3 p.m. (CDT) Friday, June 26, via the FPAC Facebook page.

Killian will join Nicole Leachman, managing director of the Faulkner Center, to discuss the importance of the arts in our community and the world.

Killian is a passionate advocate for discovering cultural connections through the universal language of art. Her work as president of both Art Ventures NWA and NWA African American Heritage Association helps to connect communities in the region from both a cultural and artistic perspective.

Killian also believes melding culture as much as possible with art is an opportunity for local and globally significant education. This brings critical thinking to the table, gives people a chance to dispel preconceived and often false notions about each other, and creates change on the individual, grass-roots level.

For later viewing of the interview, it will be recorded and posted to the Faulkner Center homepage.

For additional information about the Faulkner Performing Arts Center, "FPAC Live" digital series, the "FPAC Presents" series, and much more, please visit faulkner.uark.edu.

About the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center: The newest performing arts center at the University of Arkansas — a renovation of the old Field House — is named the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center, in honor of the couple's major gift to the project. Completed in September 2017, this world-class performance venue is 39,400 square feet, with seating for 587, and a stage that can accommodate as many as 250 performers. The center is the main performance venue for the university's J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Department of Music and hosts guest musical activities for the university and Northwest Arkansas community.  

Contacts

Nicole Leachman, managing director
Faulkner Performing Arts Center
479-575-5692, ncotton@uark.edu

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