Art Buzz

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Double exhibit at Iris at the Basin Park

Iris at the Basin Park, at 8 Spring St., will feature a double whammy on Oct. 11 when it features Eurekan artist Cindy Galvan and California painter Karen Bagnard.

An artists' reception will take place between 1 and 4 p.m. and again from 6 to 9 p.m. during the Second Saturday Gallery Stroll.

For details, go to or call 253-9494.

Fine jewelry exhibition

EureKan Art Studio & Shop at 150 N. Main St. will feature "An Exhibition of Fine Jewelry" on Sat., Oct. 11 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Award-winning silversmith L.J. Smole will unveil jewelry created with Argentium silver and semi-precious stones.

The exhibition will continue through Thanksgiving weekend. The gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Tuesdays.

For details, e-mail or call 253-0928.

ESSA students to exhibit

Digital photography students from the Eureka Springs School of the Arts (ESSA) will participate in the Second Saturday Stroll at Al Hooks Signature Gallery at 7 Center St. from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11.

The students of Al Hooks' digital photography class (taught earlier this fall) will each exhibit one photo on canvas for the event.

In addition, Carol Peacock will exhibit new works, and Al Hooks will have new signed, limited edition prints available.

For details, call 253-0665.

The Jewel Box to host Carpenter

"Environmental Reruns" is the name of the new collection of precious metal jewelry by Judy-Lee Carpenter that will be on display at The Jewel Box at 77 Spring St. starting Saturday, Oct.11. from 6 to 9 p.m.

Carpenter's fine metal art objects have been seen at The White House and Tiffany & Co. in New York City.

For details, go to www.artofeureka or call 253-7828.

Didgeridoo workshop

Fire Om Earth Studio and Retreat Center will hold a didgeridoo workshop on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

On Saturday, master flutist Craig Hirsch will teach students to build a four- to six-foot bamboo didge, including how to burn and clean out the inner nodes, decorate and finish and apply a beeswax mouth piece.

On Sunday, Ricky Wagner will teach all aspects of playing the instrument, including circular breathing, vocalization through the didge and tonal sounds.

For details, go to or call (479) 363-9402.

Harvey to exhibit in Hot Springs

Eurekan artist Diana Harvey will display her artwork in October at the Fine Arts Center of Hot Springs after being selected from hundreds of entries in a state-wide contest. Only 20 paintings were chosen for the show, three of which are Harvey's.

Harvey has also had two paintings accepted into the Artists of Northwest Arkansas Fall Regional Exhibit at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale.

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