The Artists of Arkansas.com began its life as The Eureka Springs Artists Registry (www.eurekaspringsartists.com). The registry was the vision of Eureka Springs resident, Steve Schmidt, back in 2002. He wanted to give the artists of Eureka a venue to showcase their talents and works. Hence the Registry was born. After many years of giving his time and energies to the creation and promotion of the arts through the website and local art shows, he had to move on, handing the reigns over to Zeek Taylor. After a period, Zeek resigned his position, although still active in the local art community. For most of its life, the website maintenance, coding and hosting has fallen to me, Larry Wishon.
Due to personal issues and life changes, I am also having to move on from this project. As there is no one that I know of who I might pass it to, I will be closing down the site on Dec. 31, 2019. We have had a good run, lasting 17 years. I believe through the work of Steve Schmidt, Zeek Taylor, and others, the site has brought the creative abilities of many of Eureka Springs' artists to the world. If you have an artist portfolio page on this site, there is nothing you need to do. If you have any questions or comments, please use the contact form at the bottom of this page.
Thanks to all for their cooperation and participation,