August 5, 2015

Local Art Inspired by Nature — flowers | fabric | wood | clay | graphite

Photo of pink tulip by  nature photographer Rose Maschek of Mountain Home.

By Deb Peterson When my friend, Wanda Fielding, feels blue, she puts on lipstick and something pretty, and goes out visiting. When I am angry, which thankfully isn’t often, I go out and walk it off in the woods or along the river. Even a trip to gather mint in the herb garden can right Read More

Spring Street Arts — How Louise Derryberry-Reynolds Keeps Passion Alive

Peace Glass

Story by Deb Peterson | Photographed by Deb Peterson. “Art is like relationships. It’s passionate at first.” That’s what artist Louise Derryberry-Reynolds of Spring Street Arts tells me as she glances around her studio on the square in Jasper, Arkansas. Louise knows how to keep that early passion alive in her art year after year. Read More