rectangular abstract painting, triangular spikes of color in alternating blues, yellows, oranges, and pinks
James Little, "Legacy of Thieves and Pundits," 2009; Oil and wax on canvas

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Sweet 16 | James Little: Homecoming

Apr 17, 2022 - Jul 10, 2022

Presented by: The Joe Orgill Family Fund for Exhibitions

Organized by: The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

This spring, come experience something new and exciting at the Dixon! Each of our sixteen gallery spaces will feature an independent, Dixon-organized exhibition. From whimsical Rococo German porcelain to contemporary American abstraction, there’s something for everyone to enjoy and be inspired by in Sweet Sixteen.

James Little: Homecoming

Sponsored by: Opus East Memphis

Kate and Michael Buttarazzi, Karen and Preston Dorsett, Theodore W. and Betty J. Eckels Foundation, Andrea and Doug Edwards, Amanda and Nick Goetze, Anne and Mike Keeney, Nancy and Steve Morrow, Irene Orgill, Gwen and Penn Owen, Chris and Dan Richards, Irene and Fred Smith, and Adele Wellford

Painting sponsorship allows appreciators of the arts and friends of the Dixon an opportunity to contribute to each exhibition in a meaningful way. To learn more about how to sponsor a painting, please email Helen Benoist at