|Date: October 30- November 3|
Christie Braswell (Eureka Springs, AR) is an avid outdoors woman and self-taught artists. Her handmade journals can be found in by many local galleries in Eureka Springs along with her found object easels. She loves to teach her students to live fearlessly and create a legacy through their art and written word.
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.
Lisa Krannichfeld, (Little Rock, AR) has an interesting cultural background of a Chinese family living in the American South. Her experiences growing up in these two intermixing cultures and their traditions have greatly influenced her work. She focuses on women in her paintings creating expressive portraits that refute the traditional portrayal of women.
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.
Mary Springer (Eureka Springs, AR) is both a sculptor and a painter with a BFA from the Memphis College of Art. She has taught and attended many workshops in different artistic disciplines and spiritual philosophies (including five trips to India to study with Satha Sai Baba) and a trip to France to study painting with Robert Baxter and Anne Tomlyn Rothe. In addition, she studied figure painting with Philip Pearlstein at the Corcoran in Washington, D.C.
Marty Coulter (Washington, MO) is an architectural illustrator and artist. Marty attended college at Art Center in Los Angeles and Florissant Valley Community College in St. Louis. His education began as a summer job that became a career in architectural illustration. He has spent the last 8 years painting landscapes outdoors.
Gasali Adeyemo is from a small village in Nigeria. His mother taught him the traditional Yoruba technique of adire eleko and how to prepare an indigo pot. He studied at the Nike Center for Arts and Culture and mastered the traditional techniques of adire eleko, batik and tie-dye. Gasali now travels worldwide, sharing the arts and culture of the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Gasali currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Spencer Meagher (Mt. Vernon, IL) is a plein air and studio painter whose subjects focus on our contemporary world. Spencer has won awards in many regional and national shows and he was a recently featured artist in Plein Air Magazine.