Argenta Arts District

Artist INC and M-AAA are excited to team up with the Argenta Arts Foundation to bring the Artist INC Live program to North Little Rock, Arkansas. The Argenta Arts Foundation builds local amenities and events, to promote the creative opportunities for citizens of Central Arkansas. We showcase the creative assets, environment and people of Central Arkansas on a Regional and National basis. Our Foundation is focused on bringing an understanding and appreciation of the myriad of artistic talents in our community. Through support of events such as 3rd Friday Art Walk, Argenta Acoustic Music Series, Arkansas Shakespeare Theater, the Film Society of Little Rock, Argenta Community Theater and Pot Luck & Poison Ivy. AAF showcases the achievements and varied talents of artists for the enjoyment of all our residents and visitors alike.

Artist INC Live Argenta 2017

Eight weekly sessions will be held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

  1. Monday, September 11, 2017
  2. Monday, September 18, 2017
  3. Monday, September 25, 2017
  4. Monday, October 2, 2017
  5. Monday, October 9, 2017
  6. Monday, October 16, 2017
  7. Monday, October 23, 2017
  8. Monday, October 30, 2017


Applications will be accepted May 24 through July 5, 2017.
Click here to apply. 


Artist INC Live Argenta is open to artists of all disciplines who are residents of Arkansas, including performing, literary and visual artists.  Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, and may not be a degree-seeking student.  Due to the weekly in-person attendance required, Artist INC recommends that participants live within a 90-mile radius of Little Rock.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply, please complete the Artist INC Live Argenta application online through the Artist INC Submittable page

Applications are reviewed by representatives of the partnering organizations as well as artists and arts professionals in the field. The selected participants will reflect a balanced cross-section of artists from multiple disciplines and backgrounds. 

What Works Workshops

Want to learn more about what works for fine artists to create sustainable careers?  Come to one of the What Works workshops presented in Little Rock.  Artist INC will teach you the ten things that make the difference in the business end of a fine arts practice and answer your questions on topics from marketing to taxes to copyright.  This is also a great chance to meet the Artist INC Live Argenta Peer Facilitators and ask any questions you have about the Artist INC Live seminar.  
Two free What Works workshops in Little Rock will be held on June 12th and June 26th at the Laman Library Argenta Branch at 420 Main Street from 6-8PM.

Apply for Artist INC Live Argenta

You can find the application for Artist INC Live Argenta here. The deadline for application for the 2017 session is July 5, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.