Rankie named grand marshal for Artrageous Parade
John Rankine is the 2016 May Festival of the Arts Artragous Parade Grand Marshal. The parade will start at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 7, and will kick off May Festival of the Arts, the month-long celebration of arts in Eureka Springs.
Rankine is the featured artist for this year's festival. He will have a digital mural of his environmental photo series "On My Morning Walks" displayed on the Basin Park Band Shell. Dubbed "Scenes from the Band Shell," the digital mural will premiere at dusk after the parade and will continue to be displayed every Thursday, Friday and Saturday throughout May.
Originally from Canada, Rankine is an award-winning multimedia artist. He has lived in Eureka Springs for 20 years.
For more information on May Festival of the Arts, visit www.EurekaSpringsFestivalOfTheArts.com