Art of the Valley Promotional Video

Thank you Macromedia Productions for creating this wonderful promotional for us!

Posted by Art of the Valley on Friday, January 26, 2018

What We Do

Art of the Valley provides art instruction for children and adults of all ages.  You can come in during one of our Open Paint days and receive one-on-one instruction or attend a class and receive group instruction.  We also provide group instruction for private parties or events.  Here at Art of the Valley we are happy to assist you as much or as little as you need us to during your creation process.  We want our customers to walk away happy with their ready to hang art pieces.  In addition to art instruction, we design custom paintings and murals of various artistic styles.  

Our Story

Art of the Valley purchased Paint with Lane from Lane McKinley in July of 2017.  Lane provided a great service to our community with her business and art for many years.  Many of her techniques, ideas, and processes have been gratefully adopted by Art of the Valley.  Over time we have integrated new concepts, ideas, and techniques into the business to suit the changing needs and desires of our community.  We are excited about our new location in historic downtown Russellville and our future involvement in its art walks and festivities.


Meet the Team


Dana McGee


Dana grew up in Chicago and moved to Missouri before enlisting in the U.S. Navy.  There she joined the Nuclear program as a Machinist Mate.  Afterward she was employed by Entergy Arkansas.  Throughout her life she had been considered a talented artist and she realized she needed to pursue her artistic dreams.  She attended the Arkansas Tech Fine Arts program before pursuing her art business.  She does custom paintings, drawings, and various other art pieces outside of the studio.

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Morgan Ware

Art Studio Assistant

Morgan is a current sophomore Arkansas Tech student with a major in Chemistry Education.   She is also part of the ATU band.  She is especially talented in painting and drawing and enjoys doing so with various media.  She does custom work outside of the studio.

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Tess Clayton

Art Studio Assistant

Tess is a current sophomore Arkansas Tech student with a major in Fine Arts. Tess is especially talented with acrylic painting and portrait design.  She has experience with painting and carpentry and paints her own custom work outside of the studio.

Art Studio Assistant

Jenna Biggers

Art Studio Assistant

Jenna is a senior at Russellville High School.  She is on the Lady Cyclones Volleyball team.  She is also the class of 2019 Russellville High School president.  She has had lots of practice with and is very talented at calligraphy and art.


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Jessica O'Connor

Art Studio Assistant

Jessica is a sophomore at Russellville High School.  She is in NHS, Crown Club, and volunteers at the Manna House. She is a talented artist and loves doing crafts.