Sisters Featured November Artists

Jan and Julie are two of the thirty six artists exhibiting their artwork in the new NCA Art Gallery Exhibit. Sisters, Jan Wilson Cobb and Julie Wilson Caswell were born in Memphis, Tennessee and lived in the area most of their lives until retiring to the Greers Ferry Lake area in 2003. They have always […]

Artist League Sponsors Watercolor Workshop

Richard Stephens stands by one of his demonstration paintings, showing four compositions from one photograph. Each section of the paper was first divided with masking tape. Painting the large picture first, he turned the paper to paint three more compositions and then removed the tape to produce the white margins. Painting quickly and loosely, he […]

Conference Center Events

Coming to the Fairfield Bay Performing Arts Theater Appearing this Friday, October 23 at 7 p.m. Mario Rosales, direct from Branson. Tickets are $20, on sales now and at the door. Mario sings the biggest hits, from Sinatra to Classic Country, Neil Diamond to Elvis Presley and much more. Please support this event so we may […]

New Oil Painting Class

Doris Sexson’s next oil painting class at the FFB Community Education Center will be painting a picture entitled “Fall Colors,” the wonderful colors we will be seeing around Fairfield Bay. The class will begin on Thursday, October 22 and meet for 5 weeks at 9:30 a.m. Students should contact Catherine Swift at the Community Education […]

Art in the Park

Pictured is Doris Sexson and Mary Sue Forsman at Ed Leamon Park during the “Art in the Park” event on Labor Day week-end. Mary Sue was the winner of a painting given by Doris. Many visitors from Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee stopped by to see the displays of stained glass by Barbara Cornett, jewelry by Shawn […]

Concert Cancellation

Concert Cancelation Due to Illness The CLEVELAND DUO & JAMES UMBLE CONCERT which was scheduled for this coming Sunday, September 13, 2015, sponsored by NCAFAE has been canceled. Serious illness on the part of one of the artists has caused this cancellation. Re-scheduling will be announced as soon as the artist is able. We apologize […]

September Featured Artist Melva King NCA Art Gallery/FFB Conference Center

The North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery, located in the Fairfield Bay Conference & Visitors Center, (110 Lost Creek) is featuring the artwork of the late Melva King. Melva and husband Alex, settled in Fairfield Bay in the late 1970s. Melva had a nursing career when she retired from the military. She had taken extensive […]

Wilson Demonstrates Portrait Painting With Oils

Using quick, deft strokes, artist Coe Wilson of Morrilton shared her portrait painting techniques in a demonstration sponsored by the North Central Arkansas Artist League Thursday morning, August 20 in Fairfield Bay. A self-taught, award-winning artist and former president of the Conway League of Artists, she first developed her skills tinting portraits in a photography […]

Cleveland Duo & James Umble Open Fall Season

The North Central Foundation for the Arts and Education (NCAFAE) welcomes Cleveland Duo & James Umble to open their fall season. On September 13 the Fairfield Bay Conference Center will be abuzz with a most unusual combination of instrument sounds. This unique trio of musicians will present an afternoon featuring a performing style combining violin […]

Fairfield Bay Library Features Artist Charlotte Rierson

Pictured is Charlotte Rierson with some of her paintings showcased in the Art Exhibit. Charlotte & husband, Don, moved to Fairfield Bay in 1992 from Frankfurt, Germany after Don retired his fighter pilot wings from the Air Force. They loved this area and it was close to where Charlotte was from -Jacksonville (AR). Also they […]