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THE DIVINE SPARK THEATER BY DOZE GREEN

Legendary New York artist Doze Green introduced his metaphysical reinterpretation of life with “The Divine Sparks Project” openign July 22nd, 2017 and kicking off theweek long art programming for UNEXPECTED in Downtown Fort Smith.

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8TH STREET MARKET x ALEXIS DIAZ, CYRCLE & BICICLETA SEM FREIO

Ropeswing Hospitality reached out to us for the commission of 3 indoor and outdoor murals by internationally renowned artists Bicicleta Sem Freio, Alexis Díaz and Cyrcle to inaugurate their newest development concept: 8th Street Market. The 80,000 square foot development  has completely transformed the former Tyson plant at 801 SE Eighth St,  featuring  restaurants, a brewery and even a culinary school.   Our art production ran parallel to Bite Festival, and served as an official debut of the urban attraction  to North West Arkansas. 

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OKUDA RAISES UP UNIVERSAL CHAPEL IN DOWNTOWN FORT SMITH

Okuda created this masterful piece titled Universal Chapel during The Unexpected project of 2016, curated by Justkids. This colorful temple to human sensibility sits on 1300 Garrison Avenue, located directly across from Immaculate Conception, a historic Catholic church and ornate cathedral in downtown Fort Smith, Arkansasas.

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CRYSTAL WAGNER'S LITHOTROPH GROWS IN DOWNTOWN FORT SMITH

Lithotroph is the most ambitious public sculpture installation yet by Pennsylvania based contemporary artist Crystal Wagner. 

Her colossal piece is wrapped around the remaining facade of the historical landmark Reynolds Davis building, bringing a jolt of wonder  to the Old West urban landscape of Downtown Fort Smith. Interested in the dialog between architecture and natural forms, Wagner's Lithotroph is an pseudo-organism born of the modern world with the biological utility of an organic growth.  

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UNEXPECTED 2017

The Unexpected project brings urban and contemporary art to Arkansas through immersive public art experiences. July 2017 marks the third edition of the annual event that gives artists an opportunity to express themselves in an unlikely environment while building a beneficial cultural capital where it’s needed. Right in the heart of America.

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D*FACE CREATES SITE SPECIFIC INSTALLATION IN DOWNTOWN FORT SMITH

JUSTKIDS developed, curated and produced D*Face's large-scale mural and massive public sculpture made of five 40 foot long wooden arrows that each weigh more than 1,000 pounds and are located now in the heart of downtown Fort Smith. 

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