Louise Halsey Honored as 2017 Arkansas Living Treasure

Arkansas textile artist Louise Halsey was recently named the 2017 Arkansas Living Treasure by the Arkansas Arts Council for her artistic accomplishments and contributions to the preservation of a traditional craft art form. For more information, visit: http://www.arkansasarts.org/Programs/Arkansas-Living-Treasure-Award/current-recipient

Halsey was selected for inclusion in the 2012 Women to Watch Exhibit: High Fiber at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. The Arkansas Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts submitted Halsey’s work for the national exhibit and also toured work by Halsey, Barbara Cade, Jennifer Libby Fay, Jane Hatfield, and Deborah Kuster in the 2013 Arkansas Women to Watch Exhibit.