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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.
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.
* 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!
January - Join us for the Fundamentals of Pen and Ink on
Monday, January 25, 2016 Learn how to have a fun watercolor and melted wax
as a resist. The workshop will begin 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. A break for lunch at noon.
Students will be taught the basics of pen and ink drawing. Instruction will include
horizontal lines, parallel lines, scribbles, and loops, curves and rounded corners,
stippling, crosshatching, parallel crosshatching, and different pressures to transform a
pencil drawing into a pen & ink painting. Students will practice the four values to create
volume - light or highlight, medium, reflected light and dark cast shadow.
Instructor Dorothy Anderson has been interested in all mediums of art for most of her
life. She has taught pen & ink, wood carving, wood burning, and needlepoint at North
Arkansas College, in Harrison, community education classes, for the last several years.
Anderson is a member of the Palette Art League and Ozark Regional Arts Council.
Cost of Pen and Ink Fundamental workshop is $45.00 and which includes materials.
Pre-registration is required. For additional information call 870-656-2057 or visit the Pal’s
Fine Art Gallery located at 300 Hwy 62W, Yellville, Ar. 72687. All proceeds support the
community project of the Pals Fine Art Gallery a non-profit organization.
Call to Artists Watercolor and ink Spontaneity
The Palette Art League would like to extend an invitation to the community to participate
in a workshop in Watercolor and Ink “Spontaneity” on January 30th, Saturday from 10 - 4
pm. The workshop is designed for all levels of abilities.
Discover great painting tips & tricks from expert artist, Dana Johnson. Learn how to
watercolor in a whole new way with of painting with a new freedom and feeling of
spontaneity. This watercolor painting class is great for beginner watercolorists and more
advanced artists alike.
You’ll want to paint with more freedom & spontaneity
You’ll love painting with watercolors & mixed media
You're searching for new watercolor inspiration & ideas
You’ll learn tricks & techniques for your watercolor paintings
You’ll learn how to start new watercolor pieces quickly & easily.
Cost of the workshop is $65.00. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Each
student will receive a complementary micron permanent ink pen. Additional supply list will
be available upon registration.
Dana Johnson, a native Texan, finds her source of inspiration in the Ozark Mountains and
the experiences she has when meeting the interesting people that live in the area.
Johnson works with multiple mediums, allowing subject matter to dictate whether it will be
oil, pastels, acrylic or watercolor.
“I want my students to see by working with the negative space and see color by
understanding values,” says Johnson. Johnson offers private art classes for all ages and
levels of abilities in her studio. She teaches additional adult classes through North
Arkansas Community College, continuing Education, in Harrison, Arkansas and offers
workshops throughout Arkansas and Missouri.
Johnson describes herself as “self-taught” but has some formal training. She was also
mentored by artist and teacher, Jo Rowell. Currently, Johnson is the President of the
Palette Art League and Area Art Club and White River Artists. She also is member of the
Mid-Southern Watercolors, Arkansas Pastel Society, The Art Odyssey studio tour and
Ozark Regional Arts Council.
Johnson’s artwork is featured in numerous galleries and private collections in the United
States and European countries and included in “Art with a Heart Animal Publications”,
“Art and Artisans of the Ozarks, Vol 1 and 2, and contributor to the Sunny Dale Knoll,
children’s book series. Dana has received the cherished Grumbacher Gold Medallion,
numerous times for her Pastels artwork and Best of Show and other top awards in
Her artwork is available for purchase online at www.paletteartleague.org and
www.danajohnsonsart.com or at her gallery.
For additional information contact the Pal’s Fine Art Gallery, 300 Hwy 62W, Yellville, Ar
or call 870 656 2057, all proceeds support community projects of the Pal’s Fine Art
May, 4 - 7, Get ready for this years Plein Air on the White River
2016 Competition. Click here for all the details or to print off your
entry form today!
April - The Palette Art League is now offering workshops for the following:
Pen & ink
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.
March 1st- Call to Artists! 1st Annual Poster Competition
Celebrating the 15th Annual Cotter Trout Festival. Click here
for all the details!
Support the Palette Art League on Arkansas Gives Day
April 7, 2016
A matching percentage of every online gift given on April 7, will
be donated to the Palette Art League by the Arkansas
Community Foundation. There are also cash prizes awarded to
the organization that has the most individual donations and most
donation dollars raised state wide graciously sponsored by First
Get in on the action
by stretching out those donations online at:
Need a reminder? Text ARGIVES to 24587 for a handy text
reminder the morning of the big event!
Thank you for your continued support of the Palette Art League.
Pal's Needs Your Support
Make your donation dollars go further!