Art Buzz

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Eureka Fine Arts to host four area artists

This Saturday, May 2, Eureka Fine Art at 78 Spring St. will host four area artists. Karrie Evenson, John Willer, Jimmy Leach and Barbara Kerbox will be at the gallery from 6 to 9 p.m. to meet the public and discuss their work.

For details, call 253-6595.

Dickie and Semolic to be featured in state art show

After a competitive application process, Eureka Springs artists Carol Dickie and Kathryn Semolic are two of 20 artists selected to be featured in the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute's 4th annual Arts in the Air Professional Art Exhibit and Sale on Petit Jean Mountain.

The month-long event is designed to support the creativity of Arkansas artists and promote arts awareness and appreciation. It also serves as a fundraiser for the Rockefeller Institute's student art education programs, including Envision U -- a one-week, interdisciplinary summer arts camp for high school students.

Opening events for the annual exhibit and sale will take place Saturday, May 2, and will include an artists' and collectors' brunch at 11 a.m. followed by an opening reception at 4 p.m.

For details, go to or call (501) 727-5435.

ESHS art club fundraiser, May 2

A Eureka Springs High School Art Club fundraiser will be held on Saturday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the art room at the high school at the top of Benton Street.

For details, email

Iris to display environmental totems

During this year's May Festival of the Arts, Iris at the Basin Park at 8 Spring St. will host the 7th annual Exhibit of Student Art on April 30 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Eureka Springs and Berryville high school art students will display 16-in. tall totems representing ways in which they could have a positive effect on the environment.

The clay sculptures reflect personal approaches that each student might use to lessen future carbon footprints.

For details, call 253-9494.

Zarks' 'Wearable Art' show, May 2

Zarks Gallery's first show and reception of the 22nd annual May Festival of the Arts, "Stone & Metal as Wearable Art," will feature nationally-known artist, jeweler and metalsmith, Terri Logan on Saturday, May 2.

Logan was a psychotherapist for 18 years before she became a full-time artist. She utilized the arts in many forms of treatment, diagnosis and prevention in a general private practice. However, she found therapy to be an intense and demanding profession and according to her, "It had a life span."

For details, go to, email or call call 253-2626.

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