Dan McKinzie


Dan (Republic, MO) has been blessed to learn turning from some of the very best turners in the world of this and past generations, and is anxious to pass on to the new generations of craftsmen and women the skills that he has learned.

Dana Finimore

Small Metals

Dana (Senatobia, MS) holds a BFA in painting and an MFA in studio art from Memphis College of Art. She spent her early years roaming the creek banks and meadows of north central Arkansas’ Ozark Mountains, finding clarity of spirit outdoors. Her work is a visual response to her time spent outdoors.

Darla Gray-Winter


Darla (Holiday Island, AR) is an artist and luthier who began her interest by customizing existing guitars as a hobby, eventually gaining professional training while attending Galloup School of Lutheri. Building cigar box guitars was a way to continue practicing fret work that soon turned into a passion that she now focuses all of her art towards.

Dawn Ward

Dawn (Holiday Island, AR) is an interdisciplinary artist whose work combines photography, printmaking, painting, encaustic, sculpture and found objects.  She received her Ph.D. in Arts Education and a MA in Printmaking from New York University and has been a university art professor for the past 20 years teaching art history, design and studio courses. Dawn has been the recipient of several grants for advanced study including a recent workshop on Digital Printmaking in Santa Fe, NM.

Dee Levang

Painting & Drawing

Dee (St. Louis, MO) is an abstract artist working in encaustic, cold wax and oil, and fiber. She studied graphic design at California Institute of the Arts, and has been teaching encaustic and fiber workshops since 2015.

Dennis (Hete) Heter


Dennis (Rogers, AR) and his wife (and two dogs) live in the War Eagle area in a log home located on 40 acres of woods. He has a small stained glass business, Wizard Stained Glass, which he operates from his home.

Diana Hausam

Special Media

Diana (West Fork, AR) earned her degree in Fine Art with and emphasis in photography from the U of A 2009. She has been teaching the photography and Photoshop classes at Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale for the last ten years.

Donna Doss


Donna (Eureka Springs, AR) is a self-taught sculptor in a variety of mediums – sand and snow, sugar and clay. She has taught art at Clear Spring School in Eureka Springs and is a popular and accomplished instructor at ESSA. Donna has helped others express their creativity through many mediums, clay being a favorite.

Doug Powell

Special Media

Doug (Eureka Springs, AR) has been working with his hands, in various media, his whole life. He has taught many people how to create their own work in glass bead making, kayak building, pottery, woodworking and drum making. He is passionate about sharing his skills with others.