Jeffry Cantu

Jeffry Cantu lives, volunteers, and is a University of Arkansas student in Fort Smith, AR. He is a United States Navy veteran who was stationed in Japan and traveled throughout Asia and the Pacific in 2000. Cantu has been influenced by the … View this artist »

Craig Underwood

A Fayetteville, Arkansas native, graduate from Baylor University and the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), Craig has spent the past several years as the President of Underwood’s Fine Jewelers in Fayetteville.  His passion, artistic talents and creativity have helped produce beautiful, nationally … 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 »

Mohammed (Moh’d) Bilbeisi

Mohammed (Moh’d) Bilbeisi is an imaginative professor, architect, illustrator, and watercolorist who is driven by an incredible passion for self-expression through art. Moh’d earned both his Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees from Oklahoma State University and joined the faculty in 1998. His … View this artist »

Donna Phipps Stout

Donna Phipps Stout Exhibits at the Art Ventures Gallery June 2018

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 … 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 »

Melissa Wilkinson

Melissa Wilkinson received her BFA in painting from Western Illinois University in 2002 and MFA in painting from Southern Illinois University in 2006. Her work has been featured in publications throughout the country including two editions of New American Paintings. She has … View this artist »

Linda Vredeveld

Linda Vredeveld is an abstract figurative painter whose work has been exhibited in Chicago, St. Louis, and Albuquerque, as well as other cities in the Midwest. Born and raised in Ann Arbor, she graduated from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and … View this artist »

Bobby Martin

Bobby C. Martin is a printmaker/painter/educator/curator who works out of his 7 Springs Studio near West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma. Martin’s artwork is exhibited and collected internationally. He has been featured in numerous group and solo exhibitions, the most recent being a one-person … View this artist »

Robyn Horn

Robyn Horn was born in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, graduated from Northside High School, then Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas where she trained as a painter and earned a BA in Art. Her mother and sister are painters, and her interest in the … View this artist »

Emma Steinkraus

Originally from Fayetteville, Emma Steinkraus completed her MFA in Painting in 2016 at the University of Iowa where she was an Iowa Arts Fellow. Her work has received numerous awards, including a Peyser Prize, a Bethesda Painting Award, and a Hubbard Hutchinson … 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 »

Annetta Gregory

I have been making art most of my life. Art is in my soul and can’t be denied. I have studied with, taken workshops and been influenced by many accomplished artists. Some of which are Josie Fitzgerald, Susan Edgemon, Desmond O’Hagan, Kim … View this artist »

Ana Sophia Camargo

Ana Sophia Camargo is a Walton Scholar from Panama attending the University of the Ozarks. She says of her works Solastalgia 72830 (the green face) and Solastalgia 0819 (the orange face) “…both works go together conceptually and talk about how autumn landscapes make … View this artist »

Anthony Davis

The greatest compliment I ever received was during an art market when a man walked up to me after browsing and said “It looks as though you have found peace.” Peace is something everyone struggles with. While an individual painting may not … View this artist »

Angela Davis Johnson

Angela Davis Johnson is best known for her vibrant narrative paintings that examine universal connections, identity and historical occurrences through personal symbols. Navigating between academic influences and outsider art individuality, she creates textured figures using oil paint, scrap paper and fabric within … View this artist »

Artists of Northwest Arkansas

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 process that began … View this artist »

Beth Erbe

Beth has been working with glass for the past 22 years and operates Cutting Edge Glass Creations located in Farmington, AR. She was born in Northern California and moved to upstate New York as a teenager.  Living on opposite sides of the … View this artist »

Brandon Watts

Artist Statement I’ve always been drawn to water, especially in moments of overwhelming emotions, big decision-making, and simply trying to get my life in order. Water has always seemed to be my place of escape from everyday life. Not always being able … View this artist »

Christina Mariotti

Christina moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas in the early ’90s to attend the University of Arkansas, where she received her fine arts degree in painting. During this time Christina began visiting Italy again, including a semester abroad at the American University of Rome. … View this artist »

Cory Perry

Cory Perry has been a resident of Fayetteville his entire life. He studies video, sculpture, and painting at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.  His inspiration comes from the memories of struggles we all go through, individually and/or collectively. Whether it pertains to … View this artist »

Fatima Pollard

Fatima was born in a small town in Brazil, now a naturalized citizen of the US, spends much of her after-work time creating colorful costumes including masks, and mannequins for a variety of events and displays including festivals, parades, dances, and multi-cultural … 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 »

James Hayes

James Hayes was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.  He owns and operates James Hayes glass company in Pine Bluff.  After receiving an art degree from Hendrix College in 1988, he searched for a new medium to express his artistic talent.  Three months … View this artist »

Jeannie Rodriguez Fowler-Stone

Jeannie Rodriguez Fowler-Stone is a professor at Arkansas Tech University in Russelville who moved to Arkansas in 1964 from Puerto Rico. She is also an artist and writer who through the creation of “Cuba to Arkansas Connection,” a series of traveling art fiestas, … 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 »

Kyle Boswell

Art has never been a single-minded pursuit for sculptor Kyle Boswell, a native of Bryant.  Instead, he prefers melding his various interests together and working in a collaboratively creative environment to keep his own artistic fires burning.  Kyle, who mixes blown glass … View this artist »

La Dawna Whiteside

Born in 1970 in rural Oklahoma, LaDawna Whiteside’s American lineage dates beyond the Dust Bowl. She is the descendent of a farmer, an orphaned coal miner’s daughter, a charismatic preacher and a female factory worker. Whiteside sifts through 19th century American social … 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 »

Maggie Ivy

Maggie is a freelance illustrator and artist originally from Fayetteville, currently living and working in Santa Monica. In 2010 she graduated from the Florence Academy of Art.

Maria Botti Villegas

Imprints of Winter During most of my professional career in my native city of Buenos Aires, I was interested in constructive elements found in buildings, cathedrals, and bridges. Now in Arkansas, I feel myself immersed in a grid of natural structures of … View this artist »

Mikayla Hoffman

Mikayla Hoffman was born in Sheridan, Wyoming and moved to Smithville, Missouri for some years before coming to Fayetteville. She earned a BFA in ceramics in 2016 at the University of Arkansas. Her works have been shown in a number of exhibitions, … View this artist »

Monica Jordan

Monica Jordan is a high school art teacher by day, but by night she is a collage artist — ripping, cutting, and layering tiny scraps of paper to create dynamic paper paintings. She finds inspiration in many forms and enjoys creating portraits, … View this artist »

Morgan Bame

There are a lot of analogies between knitting and everyday life and relationships.  It is no surprise when we say our communities are “tightly knit” or “woven together.”  The bible tells us we have been “knit together” in our mothers’ womb by … View this artist »

Randi Romo

How It Gets To The Store Randi Romo is a Queer, Mexican-American artist and writer originally from Dallas, Texas. She came to Arkansas 13 years ago, after falling in love with the State while on a visit during the Fall. Her visual art … View this artist »

Rosie Rose

Rosie Rose has been an artist her entire life. She was born and raised to artist parents, who owned a gallery in Eureka Springs, AR so she was instantly immersed in creativity. She likes to think that her clothing designs are as … View this artist »

Sara Segerlin

Wombness, a video art installation by artist Sara Segerlin reflects upon the beauty of the feminine found in a collage of multiple dimensions – dreamscapes, sea sand and kitchen parts. Segerlin received her Master of Fine Arts from the Visual Studies Workshop … View this artist »

Shabana Kauser

British artist Shabana creates vibrant oil paintings that are heavily influenced by her rich British and Pakistani roots. Her realistic paintings include a diverse range of cultural sources that carry depth and history. From the red rose (British floral emblem), to the … View this artist »

Stacy Bates

Stacy Bates loves creating art in all mediums, whether it’s sculpting, painting, printmaking, or drawing. For the past year, she has been exploring the depths of her illustration through use of pen and ink while applying hatching, cross-hatching and stippling techniques. Although … View this artist »

Timothy Tyler

Tim Tyler’s youth was spent in sunny Arizona, California and Oklahoma amid open spaces, around cowboys and thunderstorms, and, many art museums. At age fourteen his first painting commission was undertaken; Scottsdale Galleries were hanging his work before he was 20. He … View this artist »

Tulsa Glass Blowing School

Tulsa Glassblowing School is a 501c3 nonprofit arts organization located in Tulsa’s Brady Arts District.  It provides an open access hot shop and kiln studio offering unique experiences for anyone interested in the beauty of glass art.  From the novice to the … View this artist »

Virmarie DePoyster

Virmarie DePoyster works in pastel on paper. She says, “…color is a technique, a tool, a language used to emphasize the meaning of my current human experience. Each piece begins with a design concept, a thoughtful selection of paper type and some surface … View this artist »

Roy Boney Jr.

Roy Boney Jr. ᎧᏂᎦ ᎪᎳᎭ is a full blood citizen of the Cherokee Nation living in Tahlequah, OK. He is an award winning filmmaker, artist, writer and language preservationist. His work has been shown throughout the United States and internationally. Boney’s art is … View this artist »

Leon Niehues

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 … View this artist »