Cynthia Schanink



I am registered with Arts on Tour roster of the Arkansas Arts Council, authorizing me to teach in art centers and organizations since 2003. Diamond signature member and public relations for Mid-Southern Watercolorists, I am also a Southern Watercolor representative member.

Plein Air events

Spirit of the River won first place

I will be painting outside in April at Augusta Missouri. In May and Eureka Springs Arkansas. In the first part of June Steelville Missouri I paint with the art council. I began winning plain air events in 2011 at Cotter AR. I am always painting Mt Nebo State Park.

Art Awards


Painting in Plain Air competitions has my attention several months each year. Award winner in AR art exhibits since 1999. Two purchase awards by St Vincent Hospital in Hot Springs. First place awards in several plein air events.



October 12-13, 2019 weekend plain-air WC workshop in Eureka Springs AR only $140 call  479-253-5384

I teach Summit House classes in Plain Air on top of Mt Nebo in the State Park.  September 13-15, 2019 Stone Creek Ranch in Mt Home, AR

Artist in Residence


Hot Springs National Park artist in residence in 2016. Signature member of MSW in 2013. Cruise ship artist since 2010. Painting on TV KARK 2004 and KTHV 2006 for the Arkansas Heritage.

Contact Achievement


Visit FB: Cynthia Schanink Art.

Phone: 479-747-1200

Encouraged Expressions 1990

Art Summit Nebo since 2002

Fine Art America