Jaasiel Barrientos

Barrientos is originally from Mexico, but he moved to LaGrange in 2000. He began to study art while in LaGrange, and his developing style and technique can be seen in his work. He is currently represented through Art Ventures NWA, the Leigh … View this artist »

Martin Morales

Martin Morales is an artist based in the Venezuelan province, with the greatest national projection. As an experimental engraver, he spends part of his time teaching graphic arts in his workshop in the small town of Tovar, in Mérida State. Hard working … View this artist »

Adrianna Patrucco

Born and raised in Perú, Adriana’s work is disciplined through the influence of early contemporary European impressionism and early 20th century Peruvian Indigenist movement such as of José Sabogal and Carlota Carvallo. These artists have influenced Adriana’s narrative genre inspired by their … View this artist »

Lourdes Valverdes

María de Lourdes Valverde Galindo was born in México as the only girl in a family with six brothers. Her passion for art began in middle school as her teacher assigned illustrating stories as part of the reading lesson. Although, she had … View this artist »

Brian Bailey

Brian Bailey Exhibits at the Art Ventures Gallery June 2018

Brian Bailey is a neon light artist from Longview, TX currently residing in Springdale, Arkansas. Brian began his career in 2009 working as an apprentice to hone craft and master technique. He started his own company, Illuminati Signs, in 2011 and in 2017 … View this artist »

Linda Sheets

Born in Northern Indiana, to a Plumber and Nurse, Linda has been creating art of one kind or another for most of her life. The first of her family to attend college, she quit art school after two years to become a … View this artist »

Kai Drachenberg

Kai Drachenberg was born in 1990 in the state of Hawaii where he lived for eight years before his parents moved the family. They lived in Nepal, Fiji, and even Kashmir, India for a year while the war between Pakistan and India … View this artist »

Carol Hart

As long as she can remember, Carol Hart knew she wanted to be an artist. Her first volunteer work growing up was making sets for plays with the Shreveport Little Theater. Carol married her husband, Bill while in college and after completing … View this artist »

Jay McDonald

Jay McDonald is an award winning Fine Art Photographer who has studied under the tutelage and mentoring of several masters in photography including Jay Maisel, George Lepp, Matt Seuss and Tim Ernst in both experiential and landscape photography. He has traveled the … View this artist »

Jocelyn Knight

Born in Oklahoma, raised in Saudi Arabia, Jocelyn Knight’s world view has been shaped by the many places she has lived in her life. She received her MFA in 2004 but credits both her artist mother and her travels overseas for her … View this artist »

Cheryl Kellar

Little Rock artist Cheryl Kellar says she is happiest in the studio, covered in paint, creating works that make her heart sing.  Her water media paintings are full of color and drama, whether figurative or abstract. Cheryl studied art with Jacqui Kaucher … View this artist »

Karolyn Farrell

I am moved by landscapes and cityscapes in various light patterns.  I hope these images bring happiness and serenity to my clients and viewers.  I see art and an appreciation of it as an essential part of a complete education.  The act … View this artist »

Nathan Duncan

Nathan Duncan grew up in a family where painting and music were just a part of life. He created his own drawings, paintings, and sculptures from as far back as he can remember until the cusp of adulthood; then simply abandoned it … View this artist »

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 in art and … View this artist »

Amy Eichler

Amy Eichler is a local artist, born and raised in Fayetteville, and a graduate of the University of Arkansas, holding degrees in Computer Science and Art with an emphasis in oil painting and drawing. Amy is active in the community as a … View this artist »

Brandon Bullette

Brandon Bullette spent most of his youth in Joplin, Missouri. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts at Missouri State University in Springfield. Since then, he has traveled the country several times, on bicycle, road trips, and on tour with his … View this artist »

Celestine Eichler

Celestine Eichler is a local artist who graduated from the University of Arkansas with a BA Degree in Marketing with a Minor in Advertising and Public Relations. She is from a large family of artists. Her dad worked in woodworking, and five of … View this artist »

Cheri Bohn

Cheri Bohn has been interested in art since the first grade when she learned about Van Gogh’s ear. She grew up in Texas and graduated from The University of North Texas in Denton, TX with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts and a … View this artist »

Denice Nicholson

Growing up in an urban environment, the wild beauty of nature held special appeal for Denice Nicholson. Even from a young age she had an inclination for drawing nature-imbued curving, irregular images – flowers, trees, twigs and berries functioning symbolically as opposed … View this artist »

Dolores Justus

Inspired by the natural world, Dolores Justus’ paintings reflect a sensitive and intuitive view that distills patterns of light and form into compositions that engage and inspire.  Her painterly style also contributes to the interactive quality of her art.  In her exploration … View this artist »

Drew Gentle

Drew Gentle was born in 1947 and raised in Los Angeles, California.  After high school, Drew went to work as Artist Assistant to his Father Robert Gentle at Hanna-Barbera Studios.  For the next four years, he worked summers in animation and for … View this artist »

Eloa Jane

The all-attractive prospects of comfort, money and convenience filled Eloa Jane’s little grey mailbox as she transitioned into a new life in America. Such pursuits, she began to realize, are at odds with the pursuit of happiness when they come at the … View this artist »

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson, born in Michigan, is a Fayetteville, AR resident and artist who, while living and working in the Pacific Northwest, initiated the development of his skills in watercolor and acrylic painting, having taken numerous classes and workshops from professional artists.  He … View this artist »

Heather Chilson

Born and raised in northeastern South Dakota, Heather Chilson moved to Arkansas in 2005. Since childhood, photography had always played an important part in her life as a hobby, but it grew into a passion. Originally embracing digital photography for its ease, … View this artist »

Jason Davis

Jason Davis is a self-taught Sculptor from Van Buren, Arkansas. Jason excels at additive and subtractive sculpture which ranges from wood carving and clay to bronze making. However, his true passion is stone work. Artist Statement I like to portray fluidity and … View this artist »

Joëlle Storet

Joëlle Storet was born in Brussels, Belgium and lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She is an accomplished emerging artist and the current Gallery Manager of Art Ventures NWA. Störet is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a background in Cultural Anthropology, … View this artist »

Karen Ahuja

Karen is a visual artist working primarily in acrylics and mixed media. She started painting in 2011 and found that her passion for painting included not only the creation of her work, but the promotion of it. Karen has a BA marketing … View this artist »

Kathleen Siegfried

Kathleen is a retired teacher and painter who likes to think of herself as an experimental artist, specifically drawn to the abstract. She says her most successful paintings come from a combination of memory, imagination, and suggestion. “I have been inspired by … View this artist »

Kenneth Siemens

Kenneth Siemens is a muralist and illustrator who works in the “Aerosol Pulp” comic style of art rendered in spray paint on canvas.  Since 2014 Siemens has brought his experience as a Walmart marketing design director to bear on the creative community … View this artist »

Leah Cowden

Leah Cowden graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and currently lives in Fayetteville with her husband, two children, and 5 pets. She bases all of her work on the simple idea that … View this artist »

Lee Ann Dodson

Lee Ann Dodson grew up in Fayetteville, AR but has lived the majority of her adult life in both Oregon and Florida. She recently returned to her roots in the Ozark Mountains where she is a prolific oil painter of the natural … View this artist »

MJ Fentis

I am a digital and mixed-media artist. I have developed a technique I term as ‘SoulFuzion’ which is my way of using digital applications in an organic free flowing manner. This technique gives most of my artwork a non-digital look and a … View this artist »

Rebecca LaTourette

Rebecca is a painter and an installation artist whose roots run deep in Arkansas and preservation of its natural beauty is integral to everything she does. Rebecca’s installation, Protest Couture, addresses the fouling of the Buffalo National River by the concentrated feeding … View this artist »

Terry Dushan

Terry Dushan’s love of photography was born early through her father’s lens. A quiet, gentle man, he connected with the world and people about him more through the lens than through verbal interaction. Terry’s wish to absorb his interest may have drawn … View this artist »

Tom Flynn

Tom Flynn has been doing found object metal art for the past 15 years. He lives in Rogers, Arkansas where he works as a lighting and electrical designer. Tom also brews beer and makes home made root beer, writes music and plays … View this artist »

VL Cox

V.L. Cox is a Little Rock based artist who uses authentic historical objects and artifacts throughout her work. After gaining nationwide acclaim in featuring her “End Hate” exhibition at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., her goal in this series became to engage … View this artist »

Zeek Taylor

Zeek Taylor is known for his stylized watercolors. Using a dry brush technique, he is able to achieve intricate detail not often found in the medium.  He favors transparent paint but at times combines the use of gouache and acrylic in a … View this artist »