Donna Phipps Stout grew up in Kentucky and as a child spent her time exploring the woods and fields, and drawing. Her parents were both teachers, encouraged her artistic talents, gave her with oil paints at a young age. Donna’s interest in the arts flourished and she went on to earn a Master’s degree in fine arts from Indiana University. Donna has taught at John Brown University and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. She has received many honors including the Mid-America Alliance/National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Award in Painting and Works on Paper, and the Farman Still Life Prize, Salon Biennial, Grand Palais, Paris, France. This exhibition includes several pieces shown for the first time.