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Big News at the Palette Art League!!!
Studio Space Available: 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.
New Summer Hours: The Palette Art League would like to announce new summer
hours. Beginning June 1st the Palette Art League Fine Art Gallery offer new business
hours, Wednesday thru Saturday 12 noon to 6 p.m.. The new business hours are being
offered to better accommodate working people and summer travel.
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
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!
Call to: All Young Artists:
The Palette Art League would like to extend an invitation to all young
artists in the area to participate in the "2016 Young Artists of the
Ozarks Competition." The competition is open to children grades 5
Monday, May 09 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Tue-Thur, May 10 - 13 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Exhibit & Reception(5pm)
Friday, May 13 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Awards Ceremony & Reception:
Friday, May 13, (5:00PM)
The Palette Art League is looking forward to seeing the "young
artists" of the Ozarks.
Click here for an entry form today or click on this direct link!
http://paletteartleague.org/files/Download/ENTRY FORM Young
For additional information and an entry form click here or visit the
P.A.L.'s Fine Art Gallery during regular business hours Tuesday thru
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The gallery is located at 300 Hwy 62
W. Yellville, AR or call 870-656-2057 for additional information. (a
Registration for "Kid Art Camp" begins at the P.A.L's
Fine Art Gallery
FREE "Kid Art Camp" is being offered for children grades one through six.
The program will involve parents and community members in this
program, inviting them to participate as volunteers in diverse activities.
The participants will be required to think creatively, work in groups or
individually and increase their problem solving.
Registration forms are available at the Marion County library, area banks
and the P.A.L's Fine Art Gallery located at 300 Hwy 62w, Yellville, AR.,
during regular business hours or at www.paletteartleague.org.
The "Kid Art Camp" is offered at no charge to the
Camp will be scheduled for June 16 and 18 and June 23-25. Participants
must submit a pre-registration form by June 1st, space and supplies are
limited so pre-registration is needed.
The success of the program will be measured by the involvement of the
community and the products produced by the children during "Kid Art
Camp". The Palette Art League is a non-profit 501-c3 organization.
Donations to the Palette Art League are tax deductible. For additional
information and application contact the Palette Art League "Kid Art Camp",
at 300 Hwy 62W,Yellville, Arkansas or contact Dana Johnson
870-656-2057, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can print off the registration form below OR CLICK HERE to
download one now! See you at the camp this summer!
The 47th Annual Area Art Club Art Show
The Area Art Club Art would like to extend an invitation to the community to the 47th Annual Area Art
Club Art Show. The Art Show will be held at the Mountain Home High School Cafeteria in conjunction
with the Red White and Blue Celebration. The show will open to the public on Friday, June 24, 6:00 to
8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, June 25, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with an award presentation at 3:00 p.m.
During the show visitors will be able to participate in drawings for artwork donated by numerous local
artists with proceeds supporting the scholarship fund. Visitors will select their favorite painting by
popular vote. A reception will be hosted during this time for the artists and visitors at no charge. All
ages are welcome. This a great opportunity to purchase original artwork from local artists.
For additional information feel free to contact Marty Mace at 870-481-5668, or Dana Johnson at
870-656-2057, or email email@example.com. The Area Art Club meets the second Thursday each
month at 1:00 pm at the Douglas Reynolds Library in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Visitors are always
welcome and information on how to become a supporting member is available at this time. The Area
Art Club is a 501-c3 non-profit organization
Call for The 47th Annual Area Art Club Art Show
Area Art Club will host their 47h Art Show, June 24 and 25 at the Mountain Home High School
Cafeteria in conjunction with 2016 RED WHITE BLUE Celebration. The Area Art Club would like to
extend an invitation to the area artists, age sixteen and older to participate in the event by registering
on Thursday, June 23rd from 11:00 to 3:00 pm at the Mountain Home High School. The entry fee for
this year's competition is $8:00 for members and $11.00 for non-members. Awards will be given in
each division along with several special awards, Best of Show and People's Choice.
Entries must have been completed within the last 3 years and has not been shown in any previous
Area Art Club Shows. Only two dimensional artwork will be accepted and must be original. Divisions
will include Pastel, Watercolor media, Acrylic, Oil, Mixed Media/Collage, Graphics/Drawing and
Photography. Size of artwork may not exceed 36w x 48h. All work must be framed with wire hangers,
no sawtooth hangers or poster frames will be accepted. Gallery wraps are allowed with proper
The 47th Annual Area Art Club Art Show will open Friday, June 24, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for the public and
on Saturday, June 25, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with an award presentation at 3:00 p.m. A reception will
be hosted during this time for the artists and visitors. There is no charge for the event and all ages are
welcome. This a great opportunity to purchase original artwork from local artists. A special silent
auction is held during the two day event with proceed going to support the Area Art Club scholarship
For additional information and complete registration form feel free to contact Marty Mace at
870-481-5688, or Dana Johnson at 870-656-2057, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Area Art
Club meets the second Thursday each month at 1:00 pm at the Douglas Reynolds Library in Mountain
Home, Arkansas. Visitors are always welcome and information on how to become a supporting
member is available at this time. The Area Art Club is a 501-c3 non-profit organization.