Arts & the Park Events


The Arts & the Park Festival runs from April 26th – May 5th, 2019


Creating Public Murals & Street Art — Craig Thomas & Pepe Gaka


Hosted by: HSACA, Garland County Library 

Event Type: Lecture

April 26, 2019  Starting at: 10:00 AM  til:  12:00 PM, Doors Open: 30 Min before

Garland County Library
1427 Malvern Ave
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901


Cape Girardeau, Missouri artist, Craig R. Thomas and Italian artist, Pepe Gaka, have created public murals, and street chalk paintings around the world. They will give a presentation about their artwork and the process of creating public works.

Craig Thomas is a 2019 Arts & The Park Guest Artist and is creating a 20'x15' sidewalk chalk painting for Art Springs. Pep Gaka has created several murals in Hot Springs, including the Native American mural and the Garvan Woodland Gardens mural on Central Avenue. He is currently working on a mural celebrating the African American history of Hot Springs.

The seminar is free. Registration is suggested -

Audience:  General Public
Audience Ages: All Ages
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