|Date: October 30- November 3|
Doug Stowe (Eureka Springs, AR) is the author of 10 books and over 75 articles on woodworking publications, including Fine Woodworking, Woodwork and American Woodworker. Doug has spent 40 years as a professional woodworker and is one of the founders of the Eureka Springs School of the Arts. In 2009, Doug was named an Arkansas Living Treasure by the Arkansas Department of Heritage.
Jody Stephenson (Eureka Springs, AR) is the artist and author of Faltering Towards Perfection: Art, Faith, and Everything in Between. Jody and her husband, Ron Lutz, live and work at Studio 62, their Eureka Springs gallery. Jody’s work is represented by many fine art galleries and is collected all over the country. Her fine art notecards have been featured in Barnes & Noble Booksellers and Neiman Marcus stores nationwide. Jody has a B.A. Degree in Art History and has participated in numerous post-graduate art studies and one-person art shows.
Danielle (Raleigh, NC) is a metalsmith, neon artist, educator, designer and storyteller. She started her passion for jewelry making at Millersville University and received her BFA in jewelry design in 2010. In addition, she is a recent graduate of the MFA metals design program at East Carolina University.
Richard Stephens is a native of Hot Springs, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in 1969 with a degree in art.During the past few years Stephens has enjoyed success by winning awards in numerous watercolor shows and competitions around the country.
Kip (Rogers, AR) has been turning for over 30 years, currently making small to moderate scale vessels from domestic woods. He is a co-founder of the Stateline Woodturners and has taught at ESSA and the Arkansas Craft School.
Alice Farris (Springfield, MO) recently received Best of Show awards at the 16th Annual Open Exhibition of the St. Louis Watercolor Society, the 4th Annual Missouri Valley Impressionists Society National Juried Exhibition and the Visual Artists Alliance of Springfield Open Portrait Exhibition.
Erin Younge,(Asheboro, NC) is a sculptor working with various materials to create pieces that convey the spirituality of sacred sites. She has a BFA in Sculpture from the University of NC at Greensboro with an MFA in Ceramics from East Carolina University. She is currently a resident artist at STARworks clay studio.
Alice (West fork, AR) earned her Bachelors of Science from The University of Minnesota in Applied Design with a minor in Tailoring and Clothing Construction. Involved many in collaborative projects that have been shown around the US including group art quilts done with young artists, to Native American spirit costumes made from hand woven cloth. She has taught to both children and adult for over 20 years, and has served on numerous judging panels and art committees.
Ken Bova (Greenville, NC) is Associate Professor of art at East Carolina University. His work focuses on the application of color in personal adornment. He has work in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian, Tacoma, Philadelphia and Georgia Art Museums and has presented workshops nationwide in places such as Haystack, Penland, Arrowmont, Idyllwild and Peter’s Valley.