Art on the Green will host "Hearth and Home" with authors and renowned experts Georg Andersen and Don Bingham during the gallery's June CityTalks from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday.
The gallery, at 1100 Bob Courtway Drive Ste. 1, will open the doors at 5 p.m. and serve refreshments after the discussion. The event is free and open to the public.
Andersen, who designed the gallery, has received accolades around the world for his work. His best-known works include the White House’s Diplomatic Oval Reception Room with Jacqueline Kennedy, the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, a palace in Indonesia and Conway's own Art on the Green.
Bingham, who has been well known in the hospitality industry for years, is revered for his culinary creations. He is a former Arkansas Chef of the Year, restaurant owner, and executive chef at the governor's mansion for former Gov. Mike Huckabee as well as current Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
Andersen graduated from Parson School of Design in New York City in 1961 and later taught interior and architectural design there. He attended L’Ecole de Architectur in Fontainebleau, France, on an ASID full scholarship. He was the recipient of Hexter National Design Competitions First Honorable “Designer of the Year” Award; the Gold Key Award presented by Mr. Henry Kissinger of the International Hotel/Motel and Restaurant Association, for Excellence in Interior Design.
Andersen is a five-time ASID Gold Award recipient.
Bingham continues to enjoy the world of the culinary arts and has appeared on The 700 Club and Host of Public Broadcasting’s The ABC’s of Cooking. He is also a well-known guest on local and state television.