Studios Tours – Listing

Studios will be open from 10am – 4pm
Saturday May 4th & Sunday May 5th


If you have questions about the Studio Tours
contact: Lori Arnold at


 Tours of local artist studio spaces will be held Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. as part of the Arts & The Park 10-day celebration of the arts in Hot Springs. Art lovers can see the creative process in action at more than 20 artist spaces throughout the area. Artists interested in being included in the tour, should contact the Hot Springs Cultural Alliance at 501-321-2277 for more information.

Don Watson Studio Gallery

Dates Open: [67]



4600 sqft Studio Gallery. Very large art collection as well as a working studio. Don Watson works in various mediums focusing on Plein Air, abstract, and figurative artwork.
Don Watson is a native of Glenwood, Arkansas. He started painting in Virginia Beach in 2001. After retiring from the US Navy in 2006 he became a full time artist in residence at The Artist Gallery (artist ran Co-op) in Virginia Beach, VA. In 2006 through 2007 he was the president of the Chesapeake Bay Artist Association.
Don is very prolific, and following several one-man shows he soon outgrew his small studio. In 2007 he opened his own studio (Don Watson Studio Gallery) where he featured his own work, ran a figure drawing group, and started collecting and selling other artists work.

In March of 2010 he moved back home to Arkansas and has a studio in Glenwood. He is currently the President of the Three Rivers Art Guild.

Locally he is showing work at the Whittington Gallery and Bainum Libary and has shown his work at Pike County Fair, Kollevtive Coffee, Emergent Arts, Star Gallery and The Fine Art Center of Hot Springs. He has done several shows at the Hot Springs Airport, Garland County Library and has donated many works of art for charity in Arkansas as well as Virginia.

His studio is located at 439 Gilmer Avenue in Glenwood, Arkansas and is open to the public upon request. Contact number is 870-681-0563


Location: 439 Gilmer Ave,  Glenwood

Directions to Studio:

Take Highway 70 West to Glenwood (Airport Road), Once in Glenwood take 70b into downtown Glenwood (Street name is Broadway). Turn Right on North Clay Street and then make first left on Gilmer Ave. I have the second house on the left 439 Gilmer Ave

Public Restrooms: Yes

Contact Info:
Don Watson