Studio 62 New Plein Air Paintings by Jody Stephenson. During the 2015 May Festival of the Arts, Studio 62 will be hosting a special show “Plein Air Paintings by Jody Stephenson.” Studio 62 is the signature gallery of Ron Lutz and Jody Stephenson, co-founders of Plein Air Painters of Eureka Springs. Every week during painting season (for the past nine years), Ron and Jody have met with fellow outdoor artists in and around Eureka Springs. Jody’s paintings from these sessions will be on display throughout the month of May, daily except Wednesdays.
Paradise Pottery Big Pot USA – Thursdays through Mondays Jim Wallace is making the world’s largest pot and the equipment to turn and fire it! Then he’ll take the giant pot on a tour around the country. See the pot in progress from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays at Paradise Pottery, 320 CR 210, 5 miles west of Eureka Springs. Turn right at Blue Spring Heritage Center then 0.3miles. While you’re there, check out Jim’s gallery of more portable ceramic creations. Free event, although donations to help fund Big Pot – USA are welcome. To see where he’s going, follow the route at www.facebook.com/BigPOTUSA.
Iris At The Basin Park, 8 Spring Street – May 1 – May 31. The Gallery will host the Thirteenth Annual High School Art Exhibit featuring artwork created by students from the Eureka Springs High School.
Wilson & Wilson Folk Art, 23 Spring Street. We will be in Full Bloom this May. Featuring new and original art from the daughter and Mother team of Wilson and Wilson Folkart. Join Blakeley and Sylvia to see what the duo has been working on this winter. New Artwork to fill your home with Happiness. Plus our new delightful fabric art! Hours Sunday – Thursday 9 to 5 , Friday and Saturday 9 to 8 23 Spring St. 479.253.5105
Fusion Squared, 84 Spring Street–May 1-31 During the month of May, Fusion Squared will be featuring the fused glass work of John Rinehart. Capturing the essence of movement and life in his pieces has consumed him for many years. The techniques he learned to lead him to fused glass, incorporating dichroic glass into his fused glass and stained glass pieces. www.eurekafusion.com 479-253-4999
Brews 2 Pine Street–“Turning 60–A Mini Retrospective” Multi-media artist and photographer John Rankine plans a min-retrospective of past and present work at Brews for the month of May to coincide with the May Festival of the Arts and the artist’s milestone 60th birthday. Rankine will choose a variety of works created during a four-decade timespan from the early 80’s to the present. https://www.facebook.com/eurekabrews
Paul Daniel Gallery & Design Studio, 125 Spring St. Form & Function: A Show & Sale of works in clay by the Eureka Springs Potters Guild will be on exhibit during the month of May. Highlighted artists are: Doug Powell, Jim Wallace, Jason Feltrope, Terry and Sara Russell. http://www.pauldanielco.com
Eureka Springs Historical Museum, 95 S Main St. The Museum will celebrate Eureka Springs May Festival of the Arts with an exhibit honoring local artist, Louis Freund and the Centennial Mural. The exhibit which will be open May 1st, will include photographs, artifacts, original artwork and information on both Louis Freund and the Mural which is being restored thanks to a grant awarded to the Eureka Springs Preservation Society from the Arkansas Department of Heritage. http://www.eurekaspringshistoricalmuseum.org
JA Nelson Gallery, 37 Spring Street http://www.janelsongallery.com
Serendipity at the Crescent, 75 Prospect