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At Artisan Alliance at Wishing Spring, we celebrate the power of creativity! Our non-profit 501C provides a platform for all artisans to showcase their work and connect with the community at both our gallery and our pottery studio. Join us today and be a part of something special

The Artisan Alliance

is a non-profit art organization formed in 1966 as The Village Art Club. The group exists to further art appreciation and education within the community, by giving scholarships to young adults majoring in art, and by assisting elementary art teachers in reaching their supply goals.


Clay Studio

The Clay Studio, provides classes and educational opportunities for our members as well as the community.

Painting by Phyllis Von Holdt


Art Scholarship Program! With part of the profits we make on our Festivals, we provide higher education scholarships in Fine and Applied Arts for graduating high school seniors who are going on to college and majoring in the visual arts.

The Artisan Alliance is proud to offer scholarships for local artisans in the amount of $1,000 per semester for up to 8 semesters.

Applicants should be a Northwest Arkansas high school senior entering College in the fall as a declared a major in the fine or applied arts OR a current NWA college freshman, with a GPA of at least 2.65.

Check out the application for more details. If you qualify, please read the application carefully.  Our Scholarship Director, Cathy Chanin, will be available to help if you have any questions or difficulties.

To contact Cathy by email:

Download the application here.

Join our club

Help make a difference in our community!  We are always looking for new members to join our club. To apply, please fill out an application and submit it to Wishing Spring Gallery.

 Together, we can create a brighter future for everyone.

Upcoming Events

Club Meeting - Oct 10th11am #2 Cora Circle Bella Vista (BV Townhouse Association building) Everyone invited 

WSG Fall Festival - October 20 & 21, 2023

Art and Craft fall show, exhibitors, food trucks, music. This is a 2day event Friday and Saturday, security will be provided for Thursday and Friday nights. You may setup on Thurs if you wish. Pricing is $130.00 for both days. Hours are 9am to 5pm both days. This is a juried event, jury is set for TBD at #2 Cora Circle Bella Vista, (Townhouse Association Building) 11am. If unable to attend the jury please email detailed pictures of at least 6 of your items. Items must be handmade, crafted or painted.




Vendors wishing to participate in this event, download the application, and send or drop off at:


Wishing Spring Gallery

8862 W. McNelly Rd.

Bentonville, Ar 72715

or email to:

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