Monthly Archives: September 2015

Local Artist to be Featured in International Magazine

o Congratulations to Cynthia Thanos-Wade, local artist, dancer, and long-time member of Mena Art Gallery. She is to create four new paintings for the new international The ATS® Magazine American Tribal Style Lifestyle for the Art Gallery section of their … Continue reading

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Plein Air Painting Workshop

As a part of the Art of the Heartland juried painting competition sponsored by Mena Art Gallery, Bill Garrison will conduct a Plein-Air Painting Workshop here in Mena on October 8, 9, and 10. Garrison is a nationally-recognized painter of … Continue reading

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Ouachita Art Celebration Coming in November

Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 7, 2015. That’s the day when Mena will have the second annual Ouachita Art Celebration (OAC): a festival centering on the arts. Ten businesses in Mena’s downtown Arts District are bringing together as many … Continue reading

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National Juried Painting Competition

SouthWest Artists has been enlivening the art scene in Mena for 70 years now. A few years ago, it opened Mena Art Gallery to provide a place for local artists to show and sell their work and for the people … Continue reading

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