Monthly Archives: May 2014

Bill Garrison Exhibit and Workshop

Bill Garrison at his easel painting in the field During the month of June, Bill Garrison—a nationally recognized landscape painter working in oils—will fill Mena Art Gallery with his beautiful work. Living amid the beautiful landscapes of Arkansas, Bill Garrison … Continue reading

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Ouachita Arts Celebration in the Downtown Arts District

Several businesses have recently opened in the downtown Mena area, joining some well known ones already there. They include an antique store, DIY crafts gallery, women’s clothing store, restaurant/craft gallery, and scrap-booking store. Most of these provide opportunities to discover … Continue reading

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Area Artists Win at Cossatot Art Show

Again this year, several area painters and photographers received awards at the Cossatot Arts & Crafts Show held at King, Arkansas, May 3-4, 2014. The categories and winners are listed below. Painting Genre 1st Place Jim Brace “Stormy Lake” Western … Continue reading

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Deborah Cohen Demonstrates Navajo-Style Weaving

Deborah Jean Cohen will demonstrate Navajo-style weaving at the Membership Meeting at 5:30 pm on May 20 at the gallery and will answer “how to” questions. You do not have to be a member of the gallery to attend. Deborah … Continue reading

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Bill Garrison’s Plein Air Painting Workshop

On June 9, 10, and 11, Bill Garrison will hold a plein air painting workshop here in Mena in conjunction with an exhibit of his work at Mena Art Gallery during the month of June. Bill is nationally recognized as … Continue reading

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