Jason Sacran To Hold Painting Workshop

Sacran Workshop

The North Central Arkansas Artist League is sponsoring a workshop by renowned oil painter, Jason Sacran, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 12 and 13 in Fairfield Bay. He will demonstrate a nocturne and a sunset painting, and provide instruction to the students in the class on those topics. While oil paints are […]

Painting Donated For Shirley School Foundation Fundraiser


Local Artist, Doris Sexson, is delighted to donate one of her beautiful oil paintings, titled “Sugarloaf Sunset,” to be used in the fundraising efforts of the Shirley School Foundation in their Fall Fundraising Direct Mail Campaign. The painting will be awarded to a donor by random drawing in early December. Each year, the annual fundraiser […]

Student Art on Display

West Side Art

West Side Student Art…Students from West Side High in Greers Ferry have an art exhibit at First Service Bank in Clinton. Students were under the direction of Sandy Smith, Art Educator at West Side. These are original beautiful works and many are for sale. Please visit during bank hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon-Thur and 8 […]

Think Pink Art Exhibit In Clinton

NCAAL in Pink

Artists in the North Central Arkansas Artist League are both wearing pink and painting in pink to honor National Breast Cancer Awareness. Shown here at Bayside, their artist studio in Fairfield Bay, are (clockwise from foreground) Alecs Long, Joyce Hartmann, Jan Cobb, Lea Berry, Charlotte Rierson, Doris Sexson, Judy Shumann, Michelle Bry, Jeanne Homuth, Kathleen […]

NCA Artists League Paints En Plein Air At DeClerks

NCAAL Plein Air Painters

Members of the NCA Artist League enjoyed a two-day plein air workshop with wildlife and landscape artist Duane Hada on Sept. 22 and 23. Plein air is a French term simply meaning painting outdoors. After a day of demonstrations and practice at Bayside Studio and Gallery in Fairfield Bay, artists practiced outdoors. Hosts Bill and […]

NCA Art Gallery Showcasing Michael Fess, Guest Artist

Michael Fess Collage

Sculptor & Author, Michael Don Fess, is the featured artist at the NCA Art Gallery/Fairfield Bay Conference Center through October. He carves wood and stone and will display several of his large pieces that have never been seen in Arkansas. His art has been sold across the U.S., from California to Florida, since 1994. Along […]

Rierson Awarded During Annual 2014 Art Show

Charlotte Rierson & Award Winning Painting in Background_edited-3

Local Fairfield Bay Artist, Charlotte Rierson was an award winner in the 2014 Annual Arkansas League of Artist Art Show. She won 2nd place in Landscape Category. Her two paintings were juried and judged by Crystal Bridges Curator, Manuela Well-Off-Man. The exhibit is located at the Butler Fine Art Building, President Clinton Avenue in Little […]

Bring Out The Artist In You


The Fairfield Bay Education Center and Artist Doris Sexson announced today that the next oil painting class will begin on Thursday, October 2 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. for five weeks. All beginning and intermediate students are welcome to paint the very colorful and exciting fall landscape. You will need a smock or over-sized shirt […]

Duane Hada Workshop To Be Held In Fairfield Bay

Duane Hada demonstrated a fly fishing river scene in watercolor to NCA Artist League members earlier this year; he is returning to teach a plein air acrylic class in September.. 				          Photo courtesy of Joyce Hartman

Award-winning Duane Hada will present a two-day acrylic plein air workshop at Fairfield Bay September 22nd and 23rd. Students will paint indoors on the first day, and outdoors on the 2nd day, as Duane demonstrates techniques and gives tips on painting with acrylics, including Golden Open acrylics, which dry slower and give the artist more […]

Harmony To Play At Convention Center


The HARMONY Band hails from Mountain View, AR…the heart and soul of folk music in Arkansas. Although Mary and Robert Gillihan have been “picking and singing” together for about thirty-five years, they did not actually become a band until 1988 when they were joined by Dave Smith. They have been “gigging” across Arkansas and outside […]