As many of you know, I have recently relocated to the Ozark Mountains from my former home on the East Coast, just a few miles from Atlantic City, NJ. Less than a month ago, my first adult art students in Harrison, Arkansas, began studying color....

About a month ago, I drove from my new home in Harrison, Arkansas, down through Ponca, Arkansas, across the Buffalo River and toward Hawk's Bill Crag at Whitaker Point. While I never found Hawk's Bill Crag that day, I did discover Boxley Valley along the...

Jacki Kellum is Announcing Her First Ever Down on the Farm Photography Contest "The simple hearth of the small farm is the true center of our universe." Masanobu Fukuoka Everyone Who Can Take Decent Photos Is Invited to Participate This Contest Is For ANYONE – Not Just for Pros! No Fees! I...

Jacki Kellum is Announcing Her First Ever The Earth Laugh in Flowers Contest "The earth laughs in flowers." - Ralph Waldo Emerson Everyone Who Can Take Decent Photos Is Invited to Participate This Contest Is For ANYONE - Not Just for Pros! No Fees! I want to emphasize that this is a...

Jacki Kellum will begin to teach watercolor Monday, September 17, 2018, at Hobby Lobby in Harrison, Arkansas. She will teach adults from 10:30 until 12 on Monday mornings and will teach adults again from 5:30 until 7:00 Monday evenings. To register for the classes, call Jacki Kellum at...

Jacki Kellum is making her final preparations to exhibit with the Ozark Mountain Artists This Coming Weekend September 14, 15, & 16. She will be showing originals, prints, and greeting cards of places in the Ozarks - PLUS others of her paintings as well. Painting 1 -...

At least three years ago, I wrote, quoting Thomas Wolfe, who said: "You Can Never Go Home Again," and in many ways that is true. But this weekend, I did risk trying to go back home for my 50th High School Reunion, and I discovered...

Many years ago, I read that eventually everyone moves back to the general vicinity of where they grew up. I scoffed. I sneered. I raised my eyebrow and grinned a mean grin. You see, I was busy living my life. I had left “home” many...

Having recently relocated to the gorgeous Ozark Mountains, my early New Year's Resolution is to visit every one of the breathtaking views that are in reasonably close proximity to my new home and then to paint them. I have discovered, however, that getting close enough to...