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"An arts and crafts show every day"

Stop by and see the wonderful unique gifts created by our local artists. We have over 40 artists and crafters displaying their work.
You will be surprised by our variety of items, from fine art, wall decor, woodworking, pottery, outdoor items, and furniture to handmade fabric items. Something for everyone.

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.


is open to those who appreciate the visual arts and wish to support and promote art and artisans in the NW Arkansas area.


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

If you would like to join our club download our club members form and submit it by email or in person at Wishing Spring Gallery. If you are an artist and would like to become an exhibitor in our gallery please fill out the application form below and submit it to

Upcoming Events

Club Meeting - June 13th 11am #2 Cora Circle Bella Vista (BV Townhouse Association building) Everyone invited - members and non-members Come see what our club is about. This is a Meet and Greet for all. Refreshments will be provided. This is a great opportunity to meet the members and exhibitors of Artisan Alliance at Wishing Spring, Wishing Spring Gallery and The Clay Studio. 

11am to 12:30 lunch and refreshments will be served. Meet our scholarship recipients of 2023. A demonstration by Dave Darpinian on his metal works.

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 $TBD 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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