September/October 2017


PSNWA Board Elections coming in November.  The positions are up for election this year.  If you are interested in serving in one of the following positions contact one of the board members for more information.

Executive Chairperson - The Executive Chairperson promotes the general welfare of this Society, perform all duties customarily pertaining to the office, presides at meetings of this Society, its Board of Directors, and otherwise shall serve, the Board of Directors, the exigencies of the office and the provisions in the Bylaws.

Publications - The Publications Chairperson supervises adherence to established editorial policies of the Society’s Bulletin/pamphlets and recommend changes in these policies or in the journal’s format or content as may best serve the needs of the Society.

Exhibits - The Exhibits Chairperson manages member exhibits at the PSNWA facility and around Northwest Arkansas.

Facility Management - The Facility Chairperson shall manage the activities and up keep of any facility rented or owned by the Society. The chair shall over see a committee that will handle all maintenance and utility issues, involving facilities. It shall also be the responsibility of the chair to manage facility bookings and requests for facility usage.

Competitions - The Competition Chairperson manages photographic competitions, including but not limited to the scheduling of competitions, rules governing competitions, rewards and display.

Parliamentarian - The Parliamentarian Chairperson is familiar with Roberts rules of order as well as the bylaws of this society, and incorporation of this society. The parliamentarian will be the final source of disputed procedure.

Publicity Chairperson - The Public Relations Chairperson provides recommendations and manages the Society’s public image and visibility via various print and electronic medias.


Upcoming Events


Fashion Session Monte Ne

Monte Ne, Rogers, AR

Date: September 16, 2017

Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

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Photoshop Study Group

PSNWA Gallery & Studio

207 NE 2nd St., Bentonville, Arkansas, 72712

September 21, 2017 7:00pm-9:00pm

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Astronomy Night at Hobbs State Park

Hobbs State Park

20201 East Hwy. 12, Rogers, AR

September 23, 2017 6:00 pm-8:30 am

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September Nature Meeting

Whole Hog Cafe

3009 College Ave, Fayetteville, AR

September 26, 2017 7:00 - 8:30 pm

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Product Photography Basics with Bob C.

207 NE 2nd St., Bentonville, Arkansas, 72712

Date: September 28, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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First Thursday Exhibit

Fayetteville Square, Fayetteville, AR

Date: October 5, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Worldwide Photowalk

Basin Park, Eureka Springs, AR

Date: October 7, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Photoshop Study Group

PSNWA Gallery & Studio

207 NE 2nd St., Bentonville, Arkansas, 72712

October 19, 2017 7:00pm-9:00pm

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Fall Foliage Walk

Hobbs State Park - Van Winkle Hollow

18720 E Highway 12, Rogers, AR

October 21, 2017 7:00 am-11:00 am

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Photographers Excursion on the AR & MO Railroad

Springdale Arkansas & Missouri Railroad, Springdale, AR

Date: November 5, 2017

Time: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Upcoming Competitions


Online Competitions

A monthly online photography competition for PSNWA members. Submit pictures the first two weeks of the month, through the 15th, and then vote for the image you like the last two weeks of the month starting on the 16th 


Theme: Weather


Theme: Holiday

Print Competitions


Old & Worn Out

Deadline: October general meeting deadline


Online Competition Winners


July winner:

Night over the Bisti Badlands in north west New Mexico by Cleeo Wright


August winner:

The old tree on Mt. Magazine with the Milky Way in the background by Greg Disch


Previous Events



Photos by: Carla M Romere, Wendy Dunn, David Zoba


Arkansas Air and Military Museum

 Photo by Ubaldo Villarreal Jr, Melissa Jones, Kim Corker


Other Updates


Interested in getting more involved?  

PSNWA is looking for a Community Service Coordinator to help organize events and outreach to non-profits.  If you are interested, contact Chuck Davis.


Do you know any photographers needing a studio?

A lot of volunteer work has gone into the remodeling of the new PSNWA Studio & Gallery. It is a great place for any PSNWA member to practice the art of photography.  An extended studio membership is available to you for only $75.00 a month and includes everything you need except for your camera and subject. This is an amazing opportunity for you to take full advantage of a professional studio your photography interests.  Read more.


Ready to exhibit your work?


PSNWA has many up-coming opportunities to exhibit the work of our members in various galleries and displays throughout Northwest Arkansas.  If you are ready to have a showing of your work, then we want to hear from you. PSNWA members continue to post great work on our Facebook pages as well as those submitted for Print and Online Competitions.  There is a lot of

talent in the society and we want to show it off! Please consider being a part of that experience. For more information contact Dan Snow.


PSNWA Board Members

Executive Chairperson    




Susie Bailey                          susie.bailey@psnwa.org



John Baltz                            john.baltz@psnwa.org



Ken Johnson                         ken.johnson@psnwa.org


Continuing Education

Cynthia Cooper                     cynthia.cooper@psnwa.org



Cleeo Wright                         cleeo.wright@psnwa.org


Facility Management

Bob Coleman                        bob.coleman@psnwa.org



Janie Blanchard                     janie.blanchard@psnwa.org



Dan Snow                             dan.snow@psnwa.org






Brad Maxwell                        brad.maxwell@psnwa.org


Development & Community Service

Chuck Davis                         chuck.davis@psnwa.org



Wendy Dunn                        wendy.dunn@psnwa.org