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Creative Places & Tools

Shawna’s resources for great places to check out some art & tools to keep your creativity flowing

Creative Places & Tools

Shawna’s resources for great places to check out some art & tools to keep your creativity flowing

Local Art Galleries & Events

Find a place that suits your vibe… Follow your favorite on social media to get the latest news.

 

Art Ventures
Historic Walker Stone House
Fayetteville, AR

This gallery features local and national artists, hosts monthly exhibitions, and Sunday Artist Talks, along with other community events.  Follow them on Facebook to get the latest news.   

Art Emporium
2914 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR. 72703

Along with offering custom framing, this company displays the artwork of local and nationally recognized artists.  Artist receptions and other events are posted on their Facebook page. 

Backspace
541 W Meadow St
Fayetteville, AR 72701

This edgy venue hosts a variety of art programming. It’s hip and casual atmosphere is perfect for mixing with emerging and established artists of all genre. Check their Facebook page for upcoming events. 

Fenix Fayetteville
16 W Center St
Fayetteville, AR. 72703

This downtown gallery is an artist cooperative hosting events and special exhibitions. 

Art Center of the Ozarks
214 S Main St
Springdale, AR. 72764

This vibrant nonprofit organization offers creative education, theater productions, community events and so much more to make art available to everyone.   

Rogers Experimental House
121 W Walnut St
Rogers, AR 72756

This downtown Rogers space hosts a variety of creative activities.  Check their website and Facebook page to view scheduled community events, classes, and workshops. 

21c Museum Hotel
200 NE A St
Bentonville, AR. 72712

This chic gallery is located in a boutique hotel.  It’s a contemporary art space connecting global culture with our local community

Crystal Bridges Museum

600 Museum Way
Bentonville, AR 72712

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art welcomes all to celebrate the American spirit in a setting that unites the power of art with the beauty of nature.

“Abstract painting lets me start with an idea, follow my intuition, and let the piece develop as I visually express my emotions, state of mind and life experiences The canvas becomes the visual journal that I share with the viewer.” 

– Shawna

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Recommended Creative Reading List

Be A Creative Badass, 52 Whole-Life Activities to Boost Your Creativity, Shawna C Elliott 

 Art Before Breakfast; A Zillion Ways to Be More Creative No Matter How Busy You Are, Danny Gregory 

 Bossypants, Tina Fey 

 Catching the Big Fish, David Lynch 

 Creative Confidence; Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All, Tom Kelley 

 Creative QuestQuestlove 

 Creativity Inc, Amy Wallace and Edwin Catmull 

 Daily Rituals; How Artists Work, Mason Currey 

 Flow, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 

 Imagine, Johan Lehrer 

 Manage Your Day-to-Day; Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus & Sharpen Your Creative Mind, by Jocelyn Glei 

 The Art of Work; A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant To Do, Jeff Goins 

 The Artists Way, Julia Cameron 

 The Book of Doing; Everyday Activities to Unlock Your Creativity and Joy, Allison Arden 

 The Creative Habit, Twyla Tharp 

 The Heart of an Artist; A Character-Building Guide for You and Your Ministry Team, Rory Noland 

 The War of Art, Steven Pressfield 

 Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel K Ahneman 

 Tools of the Titans, Tim Ferriss 

 You Are A Badass; How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living and Awesome Life, Jane Sincero 

 Wired to Create, Scott Barry Kaufman, Carolyn Gregoire 

Creativity for Everybody; by Kathryn P Haydon & Jane Harvey

The Non-Obvious Guide to Being More Creative; by Kathryn P Haydon

Painting Your Way out of a Corner, The Art of Getting Unstuck; by Barbara Diane Barry

The Creativity Cure; by Carrie Barron, MD and Alton Barron, MD

The Power of Neuro-plasticity; by Shad Helmsetter, PhD

The Self-Aware Life, by Nancy S Kay

How to Be Here; by Rob Bell

The Big Magic, Creative Living Beyond Fear, by Elizabeth Gilbert

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