Growing up in Bentonville, AR, Zachary Laman started pursuing painting at a young age, inspired and encouraged by his family full of artists. He moved to Kansas City, Missouri in 2004 and quickly became involved in the local art scene. These days, Laman is becoming one of the most prominent mural artists working in Kansas City. Laman’s large scale mural work features a meticulous, visual collage of portraits and creatures mixed with his unique personal style, all executed with freehand spray paint on a colossal scale. Some of his most notable murals can be found in The Truman Kansas City, inside Parlor KC, and Hotel Indigo. Zachary Laman is one of three artists chosen to participate in the revitalization of The Kansas City Museum. In the meantime, Laman encourages a new generation of artist including his young daughter who is already showing signs of following in his footsteps.
Jason Jones has been a working muralist for over 20 years. His whimsical art can be seen in many public and private spaces throughout the Ozark region. Currently, Jones lives and maintains a studio in Fayetteville, Arkansas where he does sketches for commissioned murals and creates his altered thrift store art
After majoring in Classical Studies and working as a bookbinder and restorer of antique books in Mexico City, Logo turned completely to the visual arts about 6 years ago, interested particularly in muralism and public art. Logo´s artwork explores diverse techniques and topics including graphic novels and printmaking, sculpture and installation. His latest mural project “Athena” is the first anamorphic 3D mural in NWA and his biggest in the USA. As an international artist living in Fayetteville, Arkansas for the last 4 years, Logo´s work spans multiple solo and collective exhibitions, murals, public paintings and collaborations. He is the recipient of the Artist 3 60 grant for 2019 with a multimedia project call EXODUS and is cofounder of the Fenix Gallery in downtown Fayetteville. He lives happily with his wife and their dog in South Fayetteville, for now.
A local artist born and raised in the northwest Arkansas hillls, Samuel's murals focus on portraits and figures of America folklore and history that attempt to capture raw emotion with dramatic perspective.
Jessica Jones loves and lives to create. She enjoys and has accomplished crafting in many different mediums. A Florida native, she moved to Conway, Arkansas, 5 years ago and has been putting her stamp on the community ever since.
She is a part of the visual design team at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, operating as a member of The Oaktree Collective, a group of artists focused on building with natural and up-cycled materials. She has been commissioned by local businesses to help bring creative flair to their establishment and make tangible their abstractions. She currently resides in the Conway area and arts full time to support her two beautiful children.
A cat of many crafts , and resident of the Ozarks, Chyna Cat explores various media with her wild nature. From Sculptures, to jewelry , to paint, her love for the Earth and it’s inhabitants shows through all of her artwork and use of up cycled materials. This cats fresh on the paint block, and steady discovering more flow with the brush through her improv doodle designs.
As a child, Stacy was buried in her sketchbooks and whatever else she could draw on-- creating colorful, vibrant characters and realities a far cry from her own. As she’s grown into adulthood, her skills have grown with her. Entirely self-informed with no formal teaching, she travels the world picking up fresh perspectives and leaving pieces of her vision as she goes. Beginning mostly with illustrations, murals, and paintings, she started bringing them to life in a live setting in 2013. Since then she's branched out. Everything from running art galleries, fabricating costumes, performing with fire to designing, managing and building installations at music and art festivals across the U.S. Stacy has committed her life to altering the world around her, bringing her colorful, exciting, funky visions to reality and leaving her mark. The emphasis she puts on contributing to the communities she works in, has quickly built her a loyal following who proclaim that everyone needs Pants!
Brandon Bullette spent most of his youth in Joplin, Missouri. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts at Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. Since then, he has traveled the country several times on bicycle, road trips, and on tour with his wife, singer/songwriter, Candy Lee. He now lives with his wife, son, and dog in Fayetteville, AR.
Bullette is a very involved member of the artist community in the Northwest Arkansas Region. He has become one of the most sought after artists in the area for commissioned work, such as chalking, murals, and live paintings, all while showing original pieces at festivals, galleries and exhibitions.
You can catch Brandon Bullette love painting at many events in NWA as a represented artist of Art Ventures, such as The Fayetteville Roots Festival, events for the Walton Arts Center, Block Street Block Party, The Botanical Garden of The Ozarks, and more.
Matt Miller is a transdisciplinary visual artist with a background in anthropology and finance. His artwork, rooted in drawing and painting, combines scientific knowledge with ancestral wisdom. His practice seeks to understand the interconnections of the human race that co-exist in nature and the cosmos.
During his twelve year professional art career Matt has created hundreds of commissioned works, several murals, installed many solo exhibitions and collaborated in group shows across the United States and abroad. He is currently an Artist INC facilitator, community organizer, and professional artist. Matt graduated with his BSBA from the University of Arkansas (2007).
Sasha "Tigersasha" Rayevskiy is a Russian-American artist, muralist and printmaker based out of Northwest Arkansas. Born in Russia, he and his family moved to arkansas in the mid 90's. In 2013 moved to NWA to pursue a career in art where he has resided and painted numerous public pieces. Rayevskiy's work focuses on "Brightening up" public walls and spaces through the use of big bold colors, signature "bubbles" along with Russian inspired characters.