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Episode 32: Monta Black Philpot

In this episode, Ashley and Jeri sit down with nationally-renowned artist, Monta Black Philpot. Monta is most well-known from her collection of prisma pencil portraits of people from the area titled ‘The Ouachita Portrait Collection’. She shares stories of many of the subjects who were featured, as well as inspiration for other pieces. The Ouachita…

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Episode 30: Jim Brace

In this episode, Ashley and Jeri sit down with artist and real life cartoon character, Jim Brace! Originally showing his work in Dallas, Texas, Jim moved to Hatfield with his wife in retirement before getting involved with the art scene in Mena. They talk about pop art, Jim’s painting style, growing up in an artistic…

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Episode 29: Tiffany Lane

In this episode, Ashley and Jeri sit down with artist Tiffany Lane. Tiffany shares her incredible story of being abandoned at birth and later adopted. She expands on her strange childhood, adoption, community, meeting her birth relatives, and art. The Ouachita Chronicles is brought to you by Don’s EZ Pay!

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Episode 23: IRL

In this episode the boys speculate on Sponsors, Streamers and Spear Points.-Tyler never painted by numbers.-Don’t watch people perform your craft.-This IS the job.-Nobody’s life is worth streaming.-Jay needs a physical-Patrick nearly ruins his camping trip.-Tyler wants to get good at magnets.The Regrettable Podcast brought to you by Laura Lindly Attorney at Law.Check us out on…

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Episode 20: Special- Justin Richmond

In this episode, Ashley and Jeri sit down and talk with “famous” playwright and Pulse Multimedia receptionist extraordinaire, Justin Richmond. Now a multi award-winning playwright and at the young age of 19, Justin talks about his inspiration, his writing process, his experience working in the Pulse Multimedia circus and much more! The Ouachita Chronicles is…

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Episode 14: Rick Chrisman

In this episode, Ashley and Jeri sit down with Rick Chrisman, owner of gourmet restaurant American Artisans in downtown Mena, Arkansas. Being such a staple in Mena, Rick has a lot to say about how his business started, the inclusion of art in his establishment, and the highs and lows of owning a restaurant. Rick,…

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