Plein Air Paintout

Join us for a Plein Air Paintout in the Illinois River Watershed on Firday, April 14th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Heart of America Artists' Association founders, John P. Lasater IV and Todd Williams, and HOAA President Julie Gowing Hayes will each be available at one of three different locations for mentorship if desired. This is a great opportunity to gather reference materisl for the 2017 Illinois River Salon. Then at 5:00 pm all are invited to come together for a cookout at the IRWP Pavilion across from the Learning Center at 221 S. Main St., Cave Springs, AR 72718.

Painting locations will include: 

- IRWP Learning Center in Cave Springs (address above)

- Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, located at 506 East Douglas St., Prairie Grove, AR 72753

- Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, located at 4703 N. Crossover Rd., Fayetteville, AR 72764. 


Please register below. Fee for the Painout is $50.00 and can be paid upon arrival. Please register by Wednesday, April 12. 


We look forward to seeing you there! 

If you have any questions about your registration, please contact us at