Nancy Chikaraishi and Ry Arne, descendants of Japanese-Americans held at internment camps during World War II, will exhibit their designs and make presentations at the University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology at McGehee on Friday, July 19, at 5:30 p.m.
Chikaraishi, whose parents were interned at Rowher, is an artist and professor at Drury University’s Hammons School of Architecture. Arne is a designer who studied at the Pratt Institute and the Paris College of Art in Paris, France.
Girls attending the Alex Foundation’s architecture and design summer camp this week, July 15-19, will also display their work.
The event is open to the public and there is no admission charge. It is sponsored by the Alex Foundation, J.F. Wallace Trust, and the Arkansas Arts Council.