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Daniel Popper’s “Heartland” 2018

OZ Art NWA is both a collection of and champion for art in Northwest Arkansas. The goal? To make art part of everyday life through a dynamic network of museum-worthy art, artists, events and experiences in unexpected places.

From art installations along OZ Trails to well-curated art encounters at favorite local establishments, OZ Art NWA helps to make the community more vibrant by promoting access to unique, diverse, authentic art encounters.

Through our platform and Collection, we aspire to uplift visual and performing artists and arts organizations whose work contributes to the uniquely OZ experience.

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YA big shout out to @ozartnwa for embellishing our local businesses and community with gorgeous local artwork.
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The art piece will be a landmark for the hundreds of hikers, bikers and others who use the Northwoods Trails.
– Monty Ledbetter, Hot Springs City Utilities Director

Camille Walala Takes Over XNA Airport with “Ice and Slice”

”Prepare for landing,” will take on new meaning when flights begin their approach to XNA this summer. Seatbacks might be in upright position, but necks will be craned to catch a glimpse of Bentonville’s newest large-scale art installation, Ice and Slice, created by French artist Camille Walala. Taking its title from a classic line that British air hostesses would repeat to travelers on board when offering them a drink, “Would you like Ice and Slice of lemon in your drink?”  The winsome installation, produced by OZ Art NWA and curated by Justkids in partnership with XNA Airport, will be revealed in early June 2022.

Griffen Loop's Flight Interrupted at Osage Park

Riding or Walking:

How To Find Our Art

Your outdoor adventure awaits both on foot and on a bike. If you’re looking for a social scene with eats and drinks, our curated art collections can be found at The Collection or any of these special venues.

To keep the experience unique for all, our installations are changed often. Check back to see when new exhibits or events are coming. Our upcoming map of installations will show you the locations along OZ Trails, and you can visit these establishments to discover a piece of art that just might feed your soul.

 

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Griffin Loop’s “Launch Intention” 2019

Torres' "Garden Boats for Osage Park"

Jennifer Torres‘ “Garden Boats for Osage Park” 2020

Ashley Longshore’s “George Washington Supreme” and “Abe Lincoln with Sunglasses and Koi” 2018

The Collection

Imagine being in a coffee shop paying for your morning latte and you spot an original and authentic piece of art behind the bar. Or you’re riding your bike down Central Avenue and you see a massive neon installation on the side of the road. You’ll experience that in real life in Bentonville because of The Collection.

 

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Ashley Longshore’s “George Washington Supreme”
and “Abe Lincoln with Sunglasses and Koi” 2018