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Creative Arts Network

We believe that art should be fostered and encouraged to grow with hearts of all ages!





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Cre8ive Arts Networks, brings community, conversation and clay to Chaffee Crossing Historic District! Fort Smith, Arkansas – CAN, Inc. studio artists and potters will present an Open Studio Day in conjunction with National Clay Week, taking place at 7408 Buckhorn off Terry Street on October 13, 2018, featuring ceramic art made by Vincent Dafatta, Patty Hall, Jennifer Humphries, Bennett Nolan, Michelle Needham, and others.

CAN, Inc. is proud to participate in National Clay Week Open Studio (NCWOS), a nationwide event that celebrates clay, community, and creativity. Join us in this nationwide for a celebration of the ceramic arts! Studios all over the country will open their doors for demonstrations, lectures, and exhibitions.

At our location, we will have History about the lost potteries of South Sebastian County, wheel throwing demos, an ART of Words community project kick off, door prizes, and beautiful, functional works of art made from clay for sale! There will be a RAKU demo, handbuilding demos and more!

This event is free for the public and appropriate for all ages. We will accept donations to go toward training supplies and new equipment. According to Lindsay Oesterritter, NCWOS co-founder, ”Building on the success of last year’s National Clay Week, we are excited to extend the week-long event into the weekend with Open Studio. We are looking forward to building local communities as well as the community online.”


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Cre8ive Arts Network is a 501 C3 non-profit group dedicated to fostering, encouraging, and growing hearts of all ages through art. We offer numerous services to the River Valley community including...  

  • Art Classes
  • Studio Space Rental ($30 per month)
  • Community Support
  • Workshops
  • Veterans Drawing Classes
  • Face Painting
  • Summer Art Camp
  • Pottery & more...

Cre8ive Arts Network, Inc. is an organization of artists, crafters, writers, photographers  and more. We are dedicated to promoting area artists and venues.

If you need an artists to create something for you we can help!








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Cre8tive Arts Network, Inc.
7408 Buckhorn
Fort Smith, AR 72916
PO Box 1393
Greenwood, AR 72936
(479) 357-9079
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