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The Art Group was founded nearly two decades ago when several Little Rock artists came together to share an art studio. In 2013, the artists officially opened a gallery, The Art Group Gallery, in Pleasant Ridge Shopping Center. Follow along as At Home in Arkansas interviews each of the group’s 18 artists to find out more about their inspirations and processes for creating.
At Home in Arkansas: Tell us a little about your background. Are you native to Arkansas?
Bob Snider: I am a native Arkansan, born in Smackover. I have degrees in art and business from Ouachita Baptist University and an MBA from the U of A. Following two years as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, I was press assistant to Senator John L. McClellan in Washington, D.C., which was followed by a 30-year career as an investment banker for T.J. Raney & Sons and a managing director for Morgan Keegan. But my passion was always art. I got serious in watercolor thanks to a “Beginning Water Media” class at the Arkansas Arts Center. After some success with watercolor, I was challenged to try painting in oil, which has allowed me to paint in a bigger way.…