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Welcome to the Palette Art League Website
We are glad you stopped by. Click on any of the links on the left to check out our website and be sure to sign-up for our newsletter while you are here. Below are some newsworthy items we welcome you to be a part of!

The Palette Art League is now offering workshops for the following:
China Painting
Pen & ink
Beginner Quilting
Sign-up Now! workshops begin as we fill each workshop with a minimum of 5 participants. Why not get your friends and family together to learn a new skill in your own workshop! Sign-up forms are available right here on our website (Click Here to print yours today) or at the gallery during normal business hours.

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Big News at the Palette Art League!!!

Inside the Palette Art League Gallery, we have two art studios available for rent. What better place could there be to get away from it all, relax and create your Art, surrounded by the art of so many other fine artists in the area.

If you are tired of trying to make room for your art in your home.
If you are tired of constant interruptions at home while trying to work, it is time to treat yourself to your own art studio space.

These two spots won't last long!
Please make inquiries to Dana Johnson 870-656-2057.

Summer 2015
The Palette Art League will be hosting a free summer program called, Kid Art Camp. Watch our website for more information and follow this link to read why art education is so important. Because we want to offer the program at no cost to the kids, we are inviting business owners and individuals to participate through donations. Donations to the Palette Art League are tax deductible. The Palette Art League is a non-profit 501-c3 organization. For additional information contact the Palette Art League “Kid Art Camp”, at 300 Hwy 62W,Yellville, Arkansas or call Dana Johnson 870-656-2057, or email at info@paletteartleague.org.

Call for Plein Air Artists: 7th Annual Plein Air on the White River Plein air competition sponsored by White River Artists April 29 - May 2, 2015. Click here for all the details!

PAL members have been asked to exhibit for the Month of April at the Vada Shied Community Center, sponsored by Ozark Regional Arts Council. We will set up on March 31 afternoon. A reception will be held on April 7th 4-6 pm. If you would like to have your Art showcased for possible sale to their patrons during the month of April, click here for all the details on how you can be a part of this great opportunity.

Jerry Preator gallery showing held over for the Month of March. If you haven't been by the gallery yet to check out the amazing water color work of Mr. Preator, you still have time!
Jerry's work will be showcased at the gallery throughout the month of March. To learn more about Jerry's amazing work, click here.

Be sure to swing by the gallery on March 13 & 14th to meet with local authors, purchase new books and enjoy some homemade chili. While you are there, be sure to check out our featured artist of the month, Jerry Preator who is a wonderful watercolorist.

Call to Authors and Writers
March is Reading Month, the Palette Art League is calling all authors and writers to participate in an event to be held on March 13 and 14 at the PAL’s Fine Art Gallery. The invitation is for two days to display your books and meet and greet the community and with fellow authors in the community.Of course, we need funds to keep the gallery going, so there will be wonderful award winning homemade chili available. (Cowboy, vegetarian, white (turkey), and other fixing available by the bowl). For additional information and application contact the Palette Art League at 300 Hwy 62 W, Yellville, AR 72687 or call Marie Wagner, 623-703-8890 or Dana Johnson 870-656-2057.

February 2015
Join us for our February business meeting at the Palette Art League Gallery at 300 Hwy 62W, Yellville, AR on February 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm. Stick around afterwards to enjoy our "Meet the Artists" reception, showcasing the works of Jerry Preator, watercolorist. Mr. Preator's work will be featured all month at the Gallery. Be sure to stop by and check it out! To learn more about Jerry's amazing work, click here.

P.A.L.s is now a proud member of Arkansas Gives, a non-profit organization which helps with grant opportunities and more for organizations here in the Ozarks.

7th Annual Delta Visual Arts Show – February 28, 2014

The Blue Bridge Center for the Delta Arts announces the 7th Annual Delta Visual
Arts Show on Saturday, February 28, 2015 in downtown Newport, Arkansas. The show
will be open to the public at 10 a.m. and run through 6 p.m. This year’s show features
192 artists from three states and 56 Arkansas communities, featuring primarily artists
who grew up in the Delta, live or have lived in the Delta or who produce Delta themed
work. The visual art covers a broad range of art from pottery to painting and jewelry to
sculpture.Blue Bridge Center for the Delta Arts, Newport, Arkansas
For more information: (870)523-1009 – Jon Chadwell

January 2015

* Click here to enjoy our January newsletter to kick off the New Year! It is great to keep up on all that is happening at PALs!

* If you haven't already renewed your membership, today is the day to get it done. You can do it conveniently online by visiting our shopping cart - Click here to renew now! Whether you are an artist or a lover of the Arts, the Pals welcomes YOU! We offer a variety of membership levels that are sure to meet your needs and we have fun, educational and entertaining programs offered for our members throughout the year. So, if you want to meet artists in our area, improve your skills, have a great time and support the arts at the same time, become a member of the Palette Art League today. Click here to get started online or click on the Membership link on the left side of this page for more information. WELCOME!

* The Palette Art League would like to announce your 2015 officers and board of directors. The officers will over see the P.A.L.’s Fine Art Gallery located in Yellville, Arkansas. President is Dana Johnson, President, of Yellville, Bonnie Hirsch of Harrison, Vice President, of Harrison, Dan Cohee , Board of Directors, Gassville, Meg Simons, Treasurer, Bull Shoals and Dorothy Anderson, Secretary, of Yellville. Board of directors not pictured, Marie Wagner, Keith Probert, Mary Turan and Mary Nida Smith.

Your 2015 Board of directors, from left to right: Dana Johnson, Bonnie Hirsch, Dan Cohee, Meg Simons, Dorothy Anderson

November & December 2014 -

The P.A.L.’s Fine Art Gallery located at 300 Hwy 62 W, Yellville,Arkansas. The P.A.L.’s Fine Art Gallery is open daily, Monday thru Saturday, 10:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M. during the month of November. To find out how to become a supporting member click here or call 870-656-2057. The P.A.L. is a 501c3 non-profit organization


It is time to renew your membership in the Palette Art League. If you would like to renew online, using any major credit card, click here or visit:


If you prefer to pay using a check:
Please make your check paypable to The Palette Art League. Below are membership levels:

* Active member: Creative artists who are active participants or supportive persons that attend meetings regularly. Offer input and assistance with fund raisers and projects. Annual dues of $25.00, (and spouse $35.00). This membership includes the opportunity to rent gallery facility and receive a 10% discount in gallery gift shop. Requires member to volunteer one day a month. $25.00/$35.00

* Associate member: Associate members: creative artists or persons interested in furthering the cultural activities of the community, but who do not regularly attend meetings. A member that is available on occasion to assist with projects when called upon. $30.00

* A Friend of P.A.L.'s: A friend of P.A.L.'s; A donation of $100.00 of support will receive monthly newsletter, invitation to special member only Events and gift shop discounts. $100.00

* A Patron of P.A.L.'s: A donation of $500.00 of support will receive a monthly newsletter, invitation to special member only events and gift shop discounts. $500.00

* A Benefactor of P.A.L.'s: A donation of $1000.00 of support will receive a monthly newsletter, invitation to special member only events, copy of Art and Artisan of the Ozarks book and recognition on gallery "Wall of Honor." $1000.00

* A Corporate Sponsor: A donation of $5000.00 of support will receive a monthly newsletter, an invitation to special member only events and special exhibit preview, copy of Art and Artisans of the Ozarks book and recognition on gallery "Wall of Honor". $5000.00

If you are paying by check, please mail your check to:
Palette Art League
300 Hwy 62 West,
Yellville, Arkansas 72687

If you would like to download a membership form, Click here or visit:

Visit the Gallery
Our normal business hours are Monday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm & Saturday 10 am - noon. For more information or to schedule a private visit, call Dana Johnson at (870)-656-2057.

2nd Friday Meet the Artists at P.A.L.'s Fine Art Gallery
The Palette Art League would like to extend an invitation to a reception to "meet the artist" scheduled for second Friday of the month from 4:00 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Palette Art League is a non-profit 501-C3 organization.

Monthly Meeting of the Palette Art League is held on the second Friday of each month at 3:00 pm at the Gallery at 300 highway 62 W, Yellville, AR 72687. We are always eager to meet you and to invite you to become a member and a volunteer whether you are an artist or not.

Mark your calendars for Upcoming Events
and visit this page often for updates!
The 7th Annual Plein Air on the White River event continues to grow each year with participation of many noted Plein air artists locally from surrounding states. Competing artists will be highlighted at the opening of the Cotter Trout Festival during a Quick Draw competition held on Friday, May 1, during an evening of “Art, Music and Riverside Garden Party”, at the Cotter Big Spring Pavilion, Cotter, Arkansas. The finale of the event will be on Saturday, May 2, at the Douglas Reynolds Library, Mountain Home Arkansas. The Public is invited to the awards presentation, art show and sale from 1:00 pm to 3:00 p.m. reception, awards presentation and sale of artwork during this time.

Plein Air on the White River will begin on April 27 thru April 28 with a workshop given juror Larry Degraff at the Cotter VFW, Cotter Arkansas. Degraff was born in the Missouri Ozarks, Larry showed impressive artistic talent at a young age and developed his skills towards a career in commercial illustration. He eventually built a client list that included Warner Brothers, Walt Disney Company and the major pro sports leagues. With this expertise he was offered a position as an artist with Hallmark Cards. In the midst of tight deadlines and constant revisions, Larry missed the joy of creating that he remembered from childhood and began to paint for himself. He found inspiration in the Impressionists and the Hudson River School. Along with studio work he committed to painting "en plein air" which he found both a fast track for creative growth and a good excuse to be outdoors. For personal growth he has had the opportunity to study under modern masters Matt Smith, Jeff Legg and others. Encouraged by early success, in 2011 Larry "quit his day job" to become a full time painter and has since won many regional and national awards. Larry and his wife Gina live in Estes Park, Colorado.

The White River Artists would like to extend an invitation to all artists and the community to the 7th Annual Plein Air on the White River event. Artists will be painting familiar scenes in the surrounding area so watch for the artists during the Cotter Trout Festival, in your local parks, streets, White River and beautiful landscapes that the Ozarks offer.

The artists will all come together Saturday, May 2, 1:00 to 3:00pm at the Douglas Reynolds Library, Mountain Home, Arkansas for awards, art show and sale. For complete details, contact White River Artists on facebook or email whiteriverartists@gmail.com or 870-424-1051. White River Artists is a 501c3 non- profit organization.

Plein Air on the White River 2015