NCA Featured Artist At Conference Center

june artist

Marlene Gremillion, a Hot Springs Village, Arkansas artist, enjoys creating and designing in many mediums. Texture plays an important role in what she designs, be it in oil, pastel, watercolor, collage, glass or jewelry. She enjoys working, manipulating and creating with her hands and experiments to see if she can come out with a pleasing […]

Clinton Music Festival

The 2nd Annual Clinton Music Festival will be held on Saturday, June 14 at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds in Clinton from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Festival showcases local talent, all of whom volunteer their time for this Van Buren County Literacy Council fundraiser.  Gospel music at 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and […]

Calling All Artists

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The North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery invites Painters, 3 Dimensional Artists and photographers to submit works for the August 4, 2014 Art Exhibition in Fairfield Bay Conference & Visitors Center located at 110 Lost Creek, Fairfield, Bay. The artwork is chosen by a selection committee and is open to all artist eighteen years and […]

Arsenic And Old Lace Returns To The Bay

Lace Cast

Arsenic and Old Lace is a play written by American Playwright Joseph Kesselring in 1939. It opened on Broadway in 1941 and had a three year run with more than 1,400 performances. It became best known through the 1944 film starring Cary Grant and directed by Frank Capra. The play is a farcical black comedy […]

Rierson Featured Artist At Searcy Art Gallery

Charlotte Bailey Rierson Searcy Exhibit-1

Charlotte Bailey Rierson, of Fairfield Bay, is the featured artist at the Searcy Art Gallery located in historic Benjamin Clayton Black House on the corner of East Race and Locust streets. The One Woman Exhibit titled “Art Spirit Journey “’is on display June 3-July 29. You are invited to Charlotte’s reception Sat. June 14, 1-3 […]

“Arkansas” Theme For New Art Exhibit In Clinton


  Helping to hang the “Arkansas” exhibit are artists (from left) Joan Bland, Diana Foote, both of Holly Mountain; Judy Shumann, Diamond Bluff; Mary Shelton, Cabot; Charlotte Rierson, Fairfield Bay; and Joyce Hartmann, Choctaw. “Arkansas” is the theme of the new art exhibit by 14 local area artists hanging near the cafeteria at the Ozark […]

A Top American Idol Coming To The Bay

American Idol

Mark your calendar and tell your friends that on Friday June 13, 2014 Spencer Lloyd will be appearing at the Fairfield Bay Conference and Visitor Center. The concert will be at 7:00 pm Friday evening, tickets are $15.00 please call the conference center at 884-4202 to reserve or come buy and pick up your tickets. […]

REAL Entertainment Coming to the Bay

REAL Entertaining

On May 10, 2014 the North Central Arkansas Foundation for Art and Education will be presenting REAL Entertaining at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Theater at the Fairfield Bay Conference and Visitor Center. Four young ladies who are REAL, Rebecca Emily, Abigail, and Lydia energetic and full of surprises. Join in for a fun […]

Nationally Known Artist Coming To Clinton

Pat & Tracee

On May 13 – 14, a team of artists and consultants from Little Rock will be in Clinton to discuss adding more murals to the area’s growing collection of public art. Pat and Tracee Matthews, nationally-known artists, are coming to Clinton to assist with the development of murals for “We Love VBC”, the downtown revitalization […]

Oil Painting Class

Sexson Painting

New oil painting class at Community Ed. Center will begin Thursday, May 1, and meet each Thursday at 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. for five weeks. Title of the new picture will be “Water Lilies.” Students will learn the technique of layering lilies on water. Seeing the shadows in the background, then the pop of […]