Bruce Wright (Eureka Springs, AR) has worked as a stonemason for decades, including 12 years with the National Park Service as a Historic Preservation Mason, working on National Treasures and Monuments. Bruce followed his curiosity about stone sculpture, becoming self-taught by studying the masters of old. Bruce’s passion is stone carving and sculpture, and he shares his talents and experience with others so that students may seek the therapeutic art of passion found in the environment and nature.
Emily (Tulsa, OK) is a paper artist working in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her sewn paper garments and layered cut paper scenes explore ideas about identity, memory and myth. She is a 2013 Windgate Fellow and is currently a Tulsa Artist Fellow.
David (Eureka Springs, AR) has been making scroll saw ornaments since the mid-1970’s. His medium is ¼ inch thick primarily hardwood stock of walnut, cherry and maple. His themes range from holiday to native animals, and whimsical to lifelike. Recently, he has been exploring Victorian tabletop picture frames.
Cynthia (Dardanelle, AR) was educated at Arkansas Tech University, National Park Community College. Cynthia has conducted workshops with national artists on NBC and CBS, and was a guest instructor on international cruise lines. She has been an Arkansas Arts on Tour artist since 2003 and was 2016 Artist in Residence at Hot Springs National Park. She received several awards at the Steelville, MO Plein Air Event.
Dale (Roland, AR) began blacksmithing 10 years ago with a class at a local university. He has always enjoyed bringing new knowledge to those that are searching for it and mixes fun with information.
Judy-Lee (Eureka Springs, AR) has a degree in commercial art with post graduate work in metalsmithing. For over 30 years her work has been in national shows and exhibits including Tiffany’s in New York and in the White House.