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Barbara Robinson( Eureka Springs) is from Minnesota but moved to Eureka Springs in 1998. She is part owner of Eureka Fine Art Gallery which is in it’s fourth year of business and also represented by 85 Spring St. Gallery in Eureka. She has had several solo exhibits, group exhibits, and honored with many awards.
Tim Tyler (Bella Vista, AR) is a contemporary artist who has been inspired by the Old Masters. Tyler’s skills and technical ability to achieve high levels of realism are impressive, yet it is his visual wit, use of satire and clever method of social commentaries that he weaves into his compositions that elevate his works above practicing realist artists. Tyler has a distinctive career and has received honorable recognition for his work in the arts, such as the late Charles Banks Wilson.
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.
Maureen Alexander (Eureka Springs, Arkansas). Maureen has called Eureka Springs home for over 10 years and has been creating stained glassworks for over 30 years. She explains that mosaics give her the freedom to create the images in her mind easier than traditional stained glass.
Brandace Cloud (Wilsonville, IL) earned her BA at Webster University. She works as a ceramics instructor at the Edwardsville Arts Center. Brandace focuses on functional pottery, lives in rural Illinois and recently finished building a wood-fire kiln at her home studio.
Barbara Kennedy (Eureka Springs, Arkansas) is self-taught artist and comes from an artistic family. Early on Barbara learned to experiment with color, materials and new ideas. She prefers painting in oils because of their rich colors and ease of blending, but she also uses acrylic paints and colored pencils in her work.
Bob Patrick is a nationally known blacksmith with professional experience since 1967. He has taught and demonstrated at regional and national conferences all over North America.