Eureka Arti Gras is an annual invitational exhibit curated by Eureka Springs artist Zeek Taylor. It’s a one-night, adult themed event timed for the week -long Mardi Gras events held in Eureka Springs. “ New Orleans 1983” and “Boots” were two photographs created for the show.
Disclaimer: These photos may be offensive to some viewers. You should be 18 or older to view them. John’s Photography from the “Floating” Series.
Beneath the Surface is a continued series of work combining found objects photographed in simple settings using mostly natural light. These still lives are my attempt to reveal some of life’s underbelly. I have always been fascinated by objects – old, worn, often discarded things that I’d find, pair, and meticulously arrange, even as a […]
Local artists were invited to participate in the Artery, a public outdoor art installation from the brainchild of former Eureka Springs resident Charlotte Buchannan. Artists were given a 4 x 8 ft. panel and asked to create a piece of art inspired by the theme of flowers, fruits or vegetables. The individual panels were then […]
“The Peep Show “ was a one-time, juried exhibit held in the basement of the Eureka Springs Auditorium in 2003 or 4. Peeps, those marshmallow-like chicks and bunnies, were given to anyone who wanted to create a piece of “art” from of the toxic Easter treats. The event was silly fun and juried by the […]
Zarks gallery has been holding an annual invitation themed art show at their Spring St. location for several years during the May Festival of the Arts. I’ve participated in many, including the rattle, bracelet and shoe-themed shows. For the necklace show, my piece, “A Necklace For Anti-Social Occasions,” was constructed from two gourd halves glued […]
Disclaimer: These images may be inappropriate or offensive to viewers. You should be 18 years or older to view them. “The Family Jewels – Crowns for the Prince” was a collaborative work with a fellow artist who created a line of jewelry to adorn the penis. We invited 25 Eureka Spring’s men to model the […]
“Headlites” was a series of found object assemblages inspired by an antique German doll head. Local ceramic artist Lynn Williams cast 25 replicas of the head in porcelain, which I hand-painted and combined with lamp parts and found objects. The sculptures were wired to illuminate and all 24 pieces were exhibited at Rococo Gallery in […]
The September 25, 2005 March on Washington protesting the Iraq war was my first photojournalism experience outside of Eureka Springs. Many of the photographs were published in the Lovely County Citizen. “This Is What Democracy Looks Like” exhibit was timed for the one-year anniversary of the march at Main Stage Gallery in Eureka Springs.
The “Doll Series” was a collection of still-life photographs inspired by three antique dolls I called the Three Muses. It was my first venture into melding assemblage with photography. The photographs were shown during the 2003 White Street Studio Walk at Lux Studio.