REVIEWS & FEATURE ARTICLES
September 24, 2017: Criswell's newest works dazzle, by Ellis Widner, feature article in the "Style" section of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, pages 4E & 3E"Artbeat," reviewing "New Works" at M2 Gallery, Little Rock, AR
September 3, 2015: "Peters. Criswell. Bailin: Three men, thirty years, the story," cover story by Leslie Newell Peacock, in The Arkansas Times, pp. 14 through 19, inspired by the exhibition "Disperate Acts Redux" at the Butler Center for the Arts, Little Rock, AR
August 30, 2015: "Art among friends," by Kirk Montgomery, feature article in the "Style" section of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, page 4E & 6E, reviewing "Disperate Acts Redux" at the Butler Center for the Arts, Little Rock, AR
March 9, 2014: "Disparate Acts: Bradury exhibit to feature trio of Arkansas artists," feature article in the "Living" section of The Jonesboro Sun, page C7 & C8.
November 24, 2013: "'Monkey Business' on display," by Kirk Montgomery, in ARTBEAT, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. (This article begins with a review of Donald Roller Wilson's paintings at Greg Thompson and those of the late Bill Lewis at Cantrell Gallery, but the concluding section is about the Criswell Room at Cantrell Gallery.)
August 25, 2013: "Warren Criswell at Cantrell Gallery" by Phillip Martin on his blog Blood, Dirt & Angels, inspired by the opening of the Criswell Room at Cantrell Gallery, Little Rock, AR
June 2, 2012: "A Critical Eye," feature article by Bobby Ampezzan, Arkansas Democrat Gazette, page 4E. (This is about the Terry House Collection at the Arkansas Arts Center, not about Criswell, but Criswell is given the first and last word.)
May 2013: "Warren Criswell: The Unconventional Artist
of Arkansas," article by Jim Miller,
August 5, 2012: "Criswell exhibit hails 'Stll Crazy'," feature
article by Ellis Widner,
June 28, 2012: "Still Crazy: Warren Criswell," Arkansas Times Blog, Eye Candy, by Leslie Newell Peacock
March 6, 2012: "Tech exhibit captures Criswell's unrest,"
feature article by Ellis Widner,
May 15, 2008: "Criswell on the move," by Leslie Newell Peacock in Art Notes, Arkansas Times
February 2006: "Spotlight: Warren Criswell," feature article by Jessica Crenshaw, photo by Brian Chilson, in realLIVING, a publication of Arkansas Times, pages 18 & 19 (reprinted here by permission)
Sunday, April 24, 2005: "Warren Criswell of Benton has achieved national success in his ventures as an artist," feature article by Larry Stovall in the Tri-Lakes Edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, page 1T.
Sunday, August 3, 2003: "George Warren Criswell," feature article by Barbara Russi Sarnataro in the High Profile section of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, page 1D (reprinted here by special permission) [For printable PDF version click here]
Sunday, June 15, 2003: "The Artist's Secrets," feature
article by Philip Martin on Criswell's work, Style section of
the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, page 1E (reprinted
here by special permission)
.July 13, 2001:"Criswell comes to HAM, " by Leslie Newell Peacock, Arkansas Times, Vol. 27, No. 46, page 22
Sunday, July 15, 2001: "Trinity Gallery gets lighter shade of Criswell," by Werner.Trieschmann, Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Style Section, page 3E
Friday, January 29, 1999: "Love's losses played for laughs," by Jerry Cullum for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, Georgia; Weekend Preview, page Q8. This review is a brilliant first take on Criswell's paintings at Raymond Lawrence Gallery by a sharp-eyed writer. Jerry Cullum is senior editor of ArtPapers, a magazine of contemporary art.
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