Carol Rolf/Contributing WriterPublished September 13, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.

PHOTO BY: William Harvey


Alice Guffey Miller of Monticello will create a community sculpture made from recycled CDs and DVDs in the fountain at Simon Park as part of Conway ArtsFest, which will begin Sept. 26 and continue through Oct. 3. At the conclusion of ArtsFest, the sculpture will be used at EcoFest in Laurel Park on Oct. 10 and finally will be installed at the Metro Square Plaza under development by Salter Properties in front of Regions Bank in downtown Conway.

It’s full STEAM ahead for this year’s ArtsFest, set for Sept. 26 through Oct. 3. Playing off the now well-recognized educational acronym STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math — the festival’s planning committee has added another element to that acronym— Art — and it has become STEAM. More..