|By 1996, the growing group included artists from so many of the surrounding areas, that the name
was changed to Artists of Northwest Arkansas.
The club sponsors a Fall Regional Art Exhibition hosted at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in
Springdale, Arkansas. This exhibit supports a college scholarship for an area high school student
and art classes for children in foster care.
Artists in a ten state region are invited to participate, with over $3000 awarded in prize money each
The group meets (unless otherwise indicated) at 6:30 PM the third Thursday of each month normally
- Arts Center of the Ozarks
- Upper Gallery
- Springdale, Arkansas
Visitors are Welcome
Yearly dues are $20 for an individual and $25 for a family and there are no qualifications for
Signature Membership status is awarded to members who participate in the Fall Exhibition for five
years (not necessarily consecutively).