A lasting legacy of art education
August 9, 2020
The elegant white-haired LaDonna Benningfield has built a solid reputation in the art community in Alva. She admits she's lived here 85 years. During that time she has influenced innumerable students through private art lessons as well as through classes in area schools.
Benningfield is one of the "then" artists featured in the current "Artists Now and Then" exhibit at Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva. She was present during the First Friday Art Walk Aug. 7 to catch up with friends and talk about her work.
Benningfield said she was always interested in art. She remembers in addition to her Big...