Hendrix Artist to Unveil Global Panorama in Little Rock

CONWAY, Ark. (April 16, 2013) - Hendrix College art professor Matthew Lopas will unveil a new global panorama painting of the Miller residence at a party on Friday, May 3, from 4 to 8 p.m. at 1400 Spring Street in Little Rock.

The five by nine foot oil painting, titled "Miller House," was one year in the making at Carl Miller's historic home in the Govenor's Mansion district in Little Rock. The painting is a 360 degree panorama of the exquisitely restored and sumptuous interior of the 1893 home.

Other works by Lopas will be shown and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Lopas at lopas@hendrix.edu or 501-733-3772 or Scott Shepard at Shepard.j.scott@att.net or 501-940-4048.

Read more about Lopas here and visit his Facebook page to view his art.

Lopas will show his work again at an opening reception Friday, May 17 in the Narthex Gallery at Saint Peter's Church in New York, N.Y., from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibit of his work will run through June 19.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.