C.A.N.V.A.S.

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.”


Come Clay with Us!

Anna Marie Ferrell

Bennett Nolan

Larry Parker

Laura Lovell

Wendy Lambkin

Ross and Melanie Fujibayashi

Carter Fujibayashi - President

Barbara Carter - Vice President

Kathy Struznski - Secretary - Gail Riel

Mitzi Pless - Treasurer - Tammy Fujibayashi

As a 501 C3 non-profit, we rely on donations for everything including supplies to operating costs. 

If you believe that art should be fostered and encouraged to grow with hearts of all ages, please feel free to donate.

We will accept donations of almost any kind - from cash, recyclable cans, to art supplies. Most importantly we rely on donations of time.

Volunteers run our network.

 

2016 Annual Membership Fees

Students and seniors: $20

Individuals: $25

Family: $75

CAN Patron: $100.00

Corporate Memberships

Platinum: $500

Gold: $250

Silver: $100

Studio Space: $30.00 per month - sponsor a studio space $330.00 will cover a space for an artist needing a space to create.  ( Studio space is sponsored by _______ plaque)

Annual Membership Dues will go toward wheelchair accessible pottery wheels. (Cost is approx $2,800 each)

  

Other Ways You Can Help

Volunteer - our program relies  solely on volunteers - if you are interested in becoming a CAN volunteer, please contact us.

CAN Recycling Program. Please feel free to donate your unwanted cans. We use the profits from the CAN Recycling Program to purchase supplies. 

 

Cre8ive Arts Network, Inc. is a 501 C3 non-profit.

If you have any questions call or email

479-357-9079

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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...  

  • Studio Space Rental ($30 per month)
  • Community Support
  • Pottery Workshops
  • Artists of the Month
  • Summer Pottery 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!








Thank You to Our Donors and Sponsors



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Scott and Jamie
Sam's Club
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Regional Art Museum
Randy and Tina
Old Fort Furniture
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Kayle Lee
Katie Smith
Karis Bellisario
Jitaro and Carol
Jim Beebe
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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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