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Tane Steed Wins Education Grant
Lindsay Ainsworth
Published on: 10/17/2021
Tane decided to create a Qor Dot Paint Card for each student. Dot cards can easily be labeled and stored for on-site students or mailed in a regular envelope to virtual students. Each dot card will have between six to ten colors depending on grade level.
Six Bridges Watercolor Group
Lindsay Ainsworth
Published on: 9/15/2021
Hays Watercolor Show
Artist Opportunity
Lindsay Ainsworth
Published on: 8/19/2021
Artists on the Avenue - Campaign
In Celebration of Ken Oberste's Life.
Lindsay Ainsworth
Published on: 7/26/2021
In Celebration of Ken Oberste's Life.
Patti Retzloff
Lindsay Ainsworth
Published on: 1/21/2021
Patricia “Patti” June Hunter Goss Retzloff, died in the arms of her loved ones December 24, 2020, at the age of 94.
Celebrating Dr. Samuel Brooks Caruthers' Life
Lindsay Ainsworth
Published on: 12/9/2020
Dr. Samuel Brooks Caruthers, Jr. died at home on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, of cancer.

Exhibits

52nd Annual Juried Exhibition
Lindsay Ainsworth
Published on: 10/17/2021
Entry Deadline:
November 5th

Exhibition Dates:
March 4th - April 29th
29th Annual Member Open Exhibition
Suzzette Patterson
Published on: 8/23/2021
Prospectus is online!
You Can Visit the 50th Annual Show
Lindsay Ainsworth
Published on: 5/29/2020
Lyn Whaley visits the 50th and Golden Show. She has a wonderful time and encourages others to take part.
49th Annual Juried Exhibition Winners
Published on: 4/12/2019
We are very proud of our 49th Annual Exhibition, juried by M. E. (Mike) Bailey. The Exhibit is currently being displayed at the Historic Arkansas Museum in downtown Little Rock through July 7, 2019.
Doris Mapes Exhibit
Published on: 1/11/2019
An exhibit at The Rep of founder, Doris Mapes
48th Annual Juried Exhibition Reception
Published on: 3/9/2018
The reception and awards was an exciting event. Jerry Blackburn was generous with documenting the event.

Workshops

Kathleen Giles Portrait Demo
Lindsay Ainsworth
Published on: 10/29/2021
Kathleen wowed the 20 or so members and guests that showed up for her portrait demo.
Lynn Ferris "Capturing the Light" Workshop
Published on: 3/11/2020
In her signature workshop “Capturing the Light,” Lynn will show students how to use light and shadow to design stronger compositions and bring drama to a variety of subject matter. Students will gain new skills and confidence working with shadows, light sources, creating glow, and more. Lynn provides handouts, reference materials, and lots of personal attention.
Michael Bailey Workshop and Demonstration
Published on: 3/20/2019
Michael Bailey Workshop and Demonstration March 2019
​The first workshop of the year was March 20-23, 2019 and was a most informative and unique workshop enjoyed by a number of the members.

Member Gathering

Plein Air Paint-out at Wildwood
Lindsay Ainsworth
Published on: 9/28/2021
Saturday at Wildwood was wonderful.
Tommy Wallace MOBILE EDITION was a success!!!
Lindsay Ainsworth
Published on: 7/20/2021
Tommy Wallace showed us how to take beautiful reference photos.
Atomizing and Pouring with Donna Twyford
Published on: 1/28/2020
January 2020 Member Gathering: Donna shares her award winning techniques.

Awards/Acceptances

YAA Recipient!
Lindsay Ainsworth
Published on: 5/20/2020
Congratulations Lainey Mills!!! She is the recipient of the $250.00 Mid-Southern Watercolorists Award in the 59th Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition!!!
Jenna Davis Receives Scholarship from MSW
Published on: 4/6/2019
Jenna Davis won a 250.00 scholarship from Mid-Southern Watercolorists at the Art Association of Central Arkansas Youth Art Show. Jenna is a Senior at Bauxite High School in Saline County.
Art Association of Central Arkansas Youth Art Show
Published on: 8/1/2018
This years winner of the of the Art Association of Central Arkansas Youth Art Show was Anna Bivens pictured receiving a $250 scholarship award.