The Northwest Arkansas Art Scene
The Corridor offers art lover plenty of opportunities to indulge their passion. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville is a Must See for every art lover. And from Bella Vista in the north to Siloam Springs in the south, nearly every town has galleries and shops displaying the best art, fine crafts and country crafts that Northwest Arkansas has to offer. A short drive east to Eureka Springs takes you to a town thriving with artists and art, from folk art to modern sculpture and everything in between.
Wishing Spring Gallery A co-op of local arts and craftsmen. 8862 W McNelly Rd. 479-273-1798
First Thursday Fayetteville Monthly on the downtown square. Starting at 5 p.m., art is the focus of the evening, with participating galleries and art-related venues offering free access to both visual and performing art.
A Pottery Studio Artist Kelley Wilks teaches pottery and displays her work at her studio. Wyman Rd. 479-521-3171
Art Emporium Gallery and custom framing. Work from local, regional and internationally known artists. 2914 N College, 2250 W. Sunset Ave, Springdale, and 2505 S. Walton Blvd, Bentonville.
The Art Experience JoAnn Kaminsky makes an enormous amount of art, including paintings, masks and puppets. 641 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. 479-442-0557
Cindy Arsaga Studio/Gallery Cindy Arsaga's encaustic paintings in wax .Unusual and visually exciting. 3 E Mountain. 479-466-9519
Common Grounds Café walls loaded with local work--get your caffeine fix and art fix in one place. 412 W Dickson.
Corner Gift Shop Locally created jewelry, pottery, wood, glass and other crafts. 3582 N Hwy 112. 479-521-2674
George Dombek Gallery Artist G. Dombek exhibits his prints. Open by appt. 844 Blue Springs Rd. 479-442-8976
Heartwood Gallery Artist co-op exhibition space of fine art and fine craft, as well as tunes from local musicians. 528 S Government Ave. 479-444-0888
Jane’s Place Oil painter Jane Garrison Wier exhibits her work at 1583 Warehouse Dr. 479-466-5231
Joy Pratt Markham Gallery at the Walton Arts Center Exhibits and temporary displays relating to performing arts programs, plus works from invited artists. 495 W. Dickson St.
Kaminsky Studio Sculptures by renowned local artist Hank Kaminsky. 808 S. Government Ave. 479-442-5805
Kathy P. Thompson/Studio 3 Artworks by Kathy Thompson and Cindy Arsaga. 3 E. Mountain Ave. 479-521-1502
Lauren Embree Jewelry Vintage jewelry refashioned into modern designs. 21 W. Mountain. 479-595-9986
Matt Miller Studio Paintings by Matt Miller. 21 W Mountain. 870-919-8651
Mystic Melon Folk-art paintings and handcrafted jewelry in a funky fun setting. Friendly owner-artists will gladly chat you up. West Ave Annex. 479-582-9482
Nadine Baum Studios Rotating visual art collection. 505 W Spring st. 479-443-5600
Portraits by Kathy Riddick Oil and pastel portraits by artist Kathy Reddick; some of her elegant still life oils may also be on display. 1511 E. Woodbrook. 479-521-3101
Stephanie Lee Fine Art Studio and gallery featuring pet/people portraits, still lifes, landscapes. 31 E. Center. 479-236-5270
Terra Studios Home of the Bluebirds of Happiness and many handcrafted items in other media. Fine art, too. A little ways outside Fayetteville at 12103 Hazel Valley, Durham 479-643-3185
Ultra Studios A sewing studio and gallery featuring local artists and designers. 118 W. South. 479-935-4040
University of Arkansas Galleries Campus houses several galleries of student and professional art: Anne Kittrell Gallery, at the Student Union; U of A Olli Gallery at 2 E. Center; U of A Fine Arts Gallery at the Fine Arts Center.
Wings and Roots Studio Oil Paintings by MM Knet. 219 W. South. 479-571-3581
Most of the galleries listed below are right downtown, but the few outside of town are well worth the drive.
83 Spring St. 83 Spring St. 479-253-8310
Artifacts 37 Spring St. 479-363-6660
Barbara Kennedy Studio 266 N. Main St. 479-253-6652
Cherokee Mountain Gallery 5307 US 62. 479-253-5353
Delphia Dreams Gallery 99 Spring St. 479-253-8422
Eureka Fine Art Company 78 Spring St. 479-253-6595
Eureka Thyme 19 Spring St. 479-363-9600
Fantasy and Stone 229 N. Main St. 479-253-5891
Fusion Squared Gallery 84 Spring St. 479-253-4999
Gryphon’s Roost Spa and Gallery 137 Spring St. 479-253-5667
Hager Marsh Pottery Works 26 Spring St. 479-253-7990
Iris at the Basin Park 8 Spring St. 479-253-9494
J.A. Nelson Gallery 37 Spring St. (upper level) 479-253-4314
The Jewel Box 40 Spring St. 479-253-7828
Lux Weaving Studio 18 White St. 479-253-9636
Magee Jewelry 80 Spring St. 479-253-9787
OUT on Main Gallery and Pottery 269 N Main St. 479-253-8449
Paradise Pottery 320 County Rd 210. 479-253-1547
Prospect Gallery 42 Prospect St. 479-253-5012
Quicksilver 73 Spring St. 479-253-7679
Sacred Earth Gallery 15845 US Hwy. 62. 479-253-7644
Satori Arts 81 Spring St. 479-253-9820
Studio 62 335 W Van Buren. 479-363-9209
Susan Morrison’s Signature Gallery 60 Spring St. 479-253 8788
Wilson and Wilson Folk Art 23 Spring St. 479-253-5105
Zarks Fine Design Gallery 67 Spring St. 479-253-2626
Local Flair Art Gallery Artists and art of NW Arkansas, with work by more than 30 regional artists on display. 116 N. Broadway. 479-524-0424