25 Jun

Riley Art Glass

West Coast transplants own family studio in the heart of the Ouachitas. Written by Josh Williams Photography by Chris Sale Two brothers from northern California are turning up the heat on an already white-hot art form. The Riley brothers have taken their love for glass blowing and relocated to the quaint community of Fountain Lake, nestled between Hot Springs and […]

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25 Jun

Mystic Creatures

A summer topiary art display at Garvan Woodland Gardens Story by Kai Coggin Photography by Amanda Shelley Ledbetter Step outside and you can feel it: summer has hit the Natural State. Kids are looking for something to do that excites their eyes and inspires their imaginations. Parents are looking for affordable and meaningful adventures for their kids. Well, take out your fairy-dust-sprinkled […]

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21 May

History’s Oldest Art

Generations of Clay Weilding Spin a New Era & a Classic Craft by Shea Childs photography by Jeremy Rodgers Painted in bold black letters across a sprawling white, brick building on Whittington Avenue in downtown Hot Springs are the words, History’s Oldest Art.   This proclamation refers to pottery and pottery shards found in 2012 in […]

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01 Dec

Pulp & Snakeskin From the Bayou Teche to Ouachitas Edge: The Natural Representational Paintings of Ed Martin

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photography by Jeremy Rodgers   Ed Martin was a college roommate of Jim Morrison’s at Florida State University and one Christmas back in 1963 they exchanged gifts. Morrison gave Martin a copy of the book, The History of Magic, which he signed, and Martin gave Morrison a drawing. Martin […]

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01 Dec

Country Balladeer: A Quiet & Sincere Christian Lee Hutson

Story by Jim G. Miller | Photography by Matt McCormack Christian Lee Hutson has played Hot Springs now on plenty of occasions and he’s performed all over the place. He has played the stage at Maxine’s Live, and in private homes for small listening audiences. He has played on the trails of West Mountain, singing […]

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21 Sep

Sculpting Mother Nature: Longhua Xu’s Legacy of Art

Story by Ciara Cerrato | Photography by Jeremy Rodgers Of all the great creative minds that have made their home and their work in Hot Springs over the decades, perhaps none may be compared to the talent, breadth, and passion of Longhua Xu. Even without meeting him, every Hot Springs citizen has witnessed his works, […]

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21 Sep

A Voice & a Six-String: Listening to Arkansas’ Country Sweetheart Bonnie Montgomery

Bonnie Montgomery became a modern day country singer after first being a classically trained opera singer. “I would still love to be an opera singer,” Montgomery says wistfully. “But the country music just started happening and I started making money at it.” Born in Searcy, where her parents own Quattlebaum music, Montgomery ’s father and […]

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02 Jun

Grove Park: Opening New Possibilities for Farmers, Artists and the HSV Community

Written by Jim G. Miller Photo by Jeremy Rodgers Every village needs an area where individuals can congregate and meet local area farmers, artisans and musicians. Luckily, thanks to some expert planning and initiative, there is now an area specifically set aside for these purposes in the Hot Springs Village. Designed by Dr. Yang Luo, […]

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02 Jun

Abstract Balance: Tansill Stough Balances Detail and the Abstract While Making a Splash

Written by Jim G. Miller Photo by Jeremy Rodgers As a working artist living in Hot Springs, Arkansas, Tansill Stough has done quite well for herself recently, presenting work at the American Art Gallery, Gallery M2 in the Argenta arts district of North Little Rock, the Governors mansion, the Garland County Library and also the […]

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02 Jun

Adam Faucett: Wading Through Blind Water with Adam Faucett and the Tall Grass

Written by Jim G. Miller Photograph by Jen Heimbaugh I first saw Adam Faucett perform at the White Water Tavern in Little Rock with another celebrated musician and songwriter named Damien Jurado. Wearing small round prescription sunglasses Faucett has the quiet demeanor of a folk genius. Through his songs he delivers both wondrous and imaginative […]

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