November Exhibitions: Barry Thomas and Craig Underwood // Elemental, featuring Bullette, Eichler, Johnson & Nicholson

November 9th, 2018 - November 30th, 2018

@AV Gallery

Opening November 9, 2018 November brings multiple exciting exhibits to Art Ventures. Painter Barry Thomas and photographer Craig Underwood will present a joint exhibition at the Art Ventures Gallery. The show captures the vibrance of nature in vivid, scenic photography and bright, … View this event »

October 2018 Exhibition: Borders and Boundaries: The Blurred Edges of Decolonization — Curated by Robert Peters and Bobby C. Martin

October 1st, 2018 - October 28th, 2018

Borders and Boundaries: The Blurred Edges of Decolonization, is a cross-continental engagement with assimilation and/or appropriation of cultural influences presenting us with a look at the friction and heat caused by border or boundary interaction in historical and contemporary contexts. The work … View this event »

October 2018 Exhibition: A Solo Exhibition by Bobby Martin – “But You Don’t Look Indian..”

October 1st, 2018 - October 28th, 2018

Art Ventures Gallery launches a solo exhibition on October 4th, 2018 featuring Bobby Martin, artist, professor and curator of the traveling exhibition, Return to Exile: Contemporary Southeastern Indian Arts. His Exhibition “But You Don’t Look Indian…” is a refrain he’s heard that conjures … View this event »

August 2018 Exhibition: Art Meripol Photographs: Fayetteville Farmers Market, 1974

August 2nd, 2018 - August 31st, 2018

Art Meripol

You have no doubt heard about the Art Meripol photographs of Fayetteville’s Farmers Market from 1974. Come see the cool works and identify the people who brought local apples, honey, other foodstuffs, cats, music, and a certain funkiness to Fayetteville. A limited number … View this event »

August 2018 Exhibition: Outside In: Contemporary American Folk and Outsider Art

August 2nd, 2018 - August 31st, 2018

Marsha Scott Collection

Join us for Art Ventures’ August, 2018 exhibition featuring Marsha Scott’s incredible collection of Outsider Art by Mose T, Annie Lucas, Preacherman and many others who define Outsider Art vernacular. Contemporary artists, Cheri Bohn, Tom Flynn, Linda Sheets, and Mid-America Arts Alliance … View this event »

Four Exhibitions – Nature: Beauty and Power

November 2nd, 2017 - November 30th, 2017

Event: First Thursday Opening Reception & Art Sale Art Ventures is pleased to bring you Nature: Beauty & Power, four exhibits opening together on First Thursday, November 2nd, 5-9PM , 101 W Mountain Street, Fayetteville. 4Relief: Project Based Learning with Root Elementary … View this event »

July 2018 Exhibition: Equality Backlash – The Artist’s Eye for Social & Political Crises

July 5th, 2018 - July 31st, 2018


Opening Reception: First Thursday, July 5th, 2018 – 5 – 8pm @Art Ventures July, 2018 at Art Ventures Gallery features responses by artists to the effects of current social and political crises that marginalize and terrorize people and communities in the United … View this event »

June 2018 Exhibition: Kinetic, Propulsive & Ionized – Still Life Oils, Watercolor Illustrations & Neon Lights

June 1st, 2018 - June 30th, 2018

Donna Phipps Stout Exhibits at the Art Ventures Gallery June 2018

Opening Reception: First Thursday, June 7th, 2018 – 5 – 8pm @Art Ventures Join us for the opening reception of Art Ventures’ June, 2018 exhibition featuring the dynamic still-life paintings of Donna Phipps Stout, the driving marks of Moh’d Bilbeisi’s watercolors and … View this event »

May 2018 Exhibition: Under Pressure – Paintings, Constructions and Photographs

December 18th, 2018

The saying goes that a life well lived is Under Pressure from the universe to find the meaning of our existence. Linda Vredeveld, Melissa Wilkinson, Rebecca LaTourette, Joelle Storet, and Kai Drachenberg present interim results of their response to the universe as … View this event »

April 2018 Exhibition: Journeys and Imprints

April 5th, 2018 - April 30th, 2018

@Art Ventures NWA

Opening Reception, Thursday, April 5th, 2018. 5 – 8PM Art Ventures is pleased to present artists, Emma Steinkraus, Jocelyn Knight, Cheryl Kellar, Nathan Duncan, Karolyn Farrell, Jay McDonald and Carol Hart. Art Ventures NWA brings to Northwest Arkansas its April 2018 exhibition, Journeys … View this event »

John L. Newman: Retrospective

February 1st, 2018 - March 31st, 2018

@Art Ventures NWA

JOHN L. NEWMAN John L. Newman was born in Rohwer, a small farming community located in the Arkansas Delta and lived there until his mother moved to Kansas City, Kansas when he was five. Newman attended Kansas City, Kansas, public schools excelling … View this event »

Return to Roots – Paintings, Photographs & Nature’s Design

January 1st, 2018 - January 31st, 2018

John Womack returns to his roots in Northwest Arkansas as a painter after a long career as a professor of architecture, a practicing architect and student and protégé of E Fay Jones. This exhibition, Return to Roots – Paintings, Photographs & Nature’s … View this event »

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Art for the Holidays

December 1st, 2017 - December 31st, 2017

ART VENTURES GALLERY REPRESENTED ARTISTS Art Ventures represents a diverse group of regional and local artists who will be showcasing some of their finest works that are available for sale to the public. Come to the gallery for the visual feast of … View this event »

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Jay McDonald, Award Winning Photographer, Exhibits Botanicals: Up Close and Personal

October 1st, 2017 - October 31st, 2017

McDonald says about his work, “The artist and plant both depend on light for existence. By uniquely capturing the light, color, and gesture of these familiar subjects, I strived to evoke a new appreciation of these familiar botanical objects. All of the subjects … View this event »

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Arkansas Living Treasure, Leon Niehues, Baskets: Beyond Function

October 1st, 2017 - October 31st, 2017

Niehues says of his work, “I have been making baskets, sculptural baskets, and now bentwood sculpture fro 36 years. My home and studio are in Huntsville, AR, which is Northwest Arkansas, the Ozarks. While using traditional materials and techniques I have added innovative … View this event »

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Rashad Delph Collection

September 1st, 2017 - September 30th, 2017

Rashad Delph is Director of Talent Acquisition for a major corporation in Northwest Arkansas, his love and respect for artists and art place him squarely in the realm of the most discerning and prolific young collectors today. Delph acquires work by women artists to … View this event »


Robyn Horn: Form is Function

September 1st, 2017 - October 29th, 2017

Robyn Horn: Form Is Function showcases a selected group of sculptures and paintings by Arkansas Treasure Robyn Horn. The artist works in wood creating massive ten-foot sculptures such as Already Set in Motion that was installed at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in 2011 … View this event »

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Contemporary Art in Native America: Deep Roots

August 1st, 2017 - August 31st, 2017

Contemporary Art in Native America: Deep Roots is a featured exhibition for August highlighting artists Roy Boney Jr., Leah Cowden, Jeff Edwards, Wanbli Gamache and Bobby C. Martin as they express the impact of life through their art, and the ownership of intellectual cross-currents that inform the contemporary art space … View this event »

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Our Place / Real Life

July 1st, 2017 - July 31st, 2017

This month the Gallery becomes another foil for our place in the Northwest Arkansas Region. We highlight three artists, Gentle, Rankine and Taylor, who reside and work n the nearby town of Eureka Springs. Fayetteville Underground Gallery also shares in the real-life concerns of individuals beyond … View this event »

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Between Egypt and Murano: Contemporary Glassworks

June 1st, 2017 - June 30th, 2017

The Fayetteville Underground Gallery invites you to our June 2017 exhibit featuring Glassworks in celebration of the artists and artisans who bring it directly to the community. As we enjoy the incredible works of Dale Chihuly at Crystal Bridges Museum this month, … View this event »

La Femme: A Treatise On Confluence

May 1st, 2017 - May 31st, 2017

Our May 2017 exhibit featuring magnificently diverse artworks that are a confluence of creative feminine force. Join us in our celebration of “les femmes,” all with Arkansas roots that reflect the highest levels of craftsmanship. Karen Ahuja Morgan Bame Cheri Bohn Heather … View this event »

Murder of The Crows: The End Hate Collection

April 1st, 2017 - April 30th, 2017

V. L. Cox Cox’s work fearlessly reflects systems of hatred and how they diminish our society. These iconic works are part of The End Hate Collection that will be on display at the Gallery. One of the series in the Collection lays … View this event »

Woman In Art Power// Light// Nature

March 1st, 2017 - March 31st, 2017

Lee Ann Dodson                                                                               … View this event »

Celebration of Black History Month

February 1st, 2017 - February 28th, 2017

A Sense of Place Leo Smith, African American videographer from Fayetteville, Phil Deffebaugh, Fayetteville citizen with a long legacy reaching to enslavement in Washington County Arkansas collaborate with Fayetteville Underground Gallery to conduct and film interviews of local elders about their life … View this event »

Local Artwork In Fayetteville

January 1st, 2017 - January 31st, 2017

The Fayetteville Underground Gallery invites you to our opening reception for January 2017 highlighting two artists whose works describe “the line” in two distinct, contrasting ways. Come to the reception to meet LaDawna Whiteside and Michael Shaeffer on First Thursday, and sign … View this event »

Traveling Arts Fiesta: Fall Landscapes Here and There

November 1st, 2016 - November 30th, 2016

About the Exhibition Fayetteville Underground Gallery is proud to partner with Traveling Arts Fiesta to present “Fall Landscapes: Here and There,” a juried show of thirteen original works of art produced by five Latinas from around the state. The-exhibit will open with a … View this event »

Four New Artists

November 1st, 2016 - November 30th, 2016

About The Exhibition Karen Ahuja, Anthony Davis, Annetta Gregory and Monica Jordan premiered at the Fayetteville Underground Gallery in November 2016. Please come by and talk with the artists about the concept behind their work and their expressive vision. Monica Jordan Anthony … View this event »

Lisa Krannichfeld: Watercolors

September 1st, 2016 - September 30th, 2016

About The Work “There is an irresistible drive in us as humans to define things, people, and experiences we have into categories; clear of ambiguity, mystery, and confusion. Evolutionarily, you could argue this instinct has helped us interpret the world around us … View this event »

Artists of Northwest Arkansas

November 1st, 2016 - November 30th, 2016

About the Exhibition The ANA presents its most prestigious annual event that showcases members’ artwork and the work of artists in the surrounding region, including the works of artists from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri. Artists’ entries were selected through a juried … View this event »

Ron Lutz: Photography

July 1st, 2016 - July 31st, 2016

About The Work Ron Lutz has been involved in photography for over 40 years. His photographic journey includes photographing school sports using a 4×5 vintage press camera, creative photographic experiments, many years of photography and darkroom work for a worldwide corporation, black … View this event »

Glitch: Visual Technology

September 1st, 2016 - September 30th, 2016

About The Work GLITCH is a show comprised of local and national artists who push the limits of visual technology. It features both print and video installations. The artists circuit-bend VHS players, convert images to audio and back again, combine stop motion … View this event »

Carole Smith: Watercolors

July 1st, 2016 - July 31st, 2016

About The Work Carole Smith’s work is inspired in part by the beauty of nature and the unique qualities of watercolors. She says the beauty we see in nature is transient, ever changing as the light moves across trees, across a field. … View this event »

Terry Shofner: Water Works

June 1st, 2016 - June 30th, 2016

About The Work T.W. Shoffner has spent more than twenty years working exclusively with watercolor. His use of mood and atmosphere add an impressionistic feeling to his representational work, creating an illusion that engages the viewer’s imagination, giving the observer a sense … View this event »

Tim West: A retrospective

June 1st, 2016 - June 30th, 2016

About The Artist Tim West passed away April 2, 2012 in Northwest Arkansas. Tim lived in the small community just south of Fayetteville. After graduating with an MFA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in the early 1960s. Tim slowly left the public … View this event »