We are the premier source for art in Louisiana. Ruston Artisans brings art and people together for enjoyment, discovery, learning, and opportunity. We are committed to creating a place where local art and artists are promoted and supported through exhibitions and programs that strengthen and sustain our community.
Ruston becomes a recognized destination where people are inspired and gathered together to create community through art.
Through visually stimulating and thoughtful exhibits; fun, yet educational workshops; and, community oriented and informative social events, we seek to:
Bring joy and beauty to the art collector.
Broaden community participation in cultivating emerging artists and contributing to a larger arts dialogue.
Contribute to Ruston’s Artisans reputation as a leader in art appreciation and an art destination.
Create unique career experiences for local students through internships and other opportunities.
Encourage understanding and appreciation of art’s role in society.
Offer an exciting venue where artists can exhibit and sell their art.
Provide a platform to celebrate art in all its various forms, including (Visual) Art, Culinary, Design, Entertainment, Fashion, Media, Music, and Performance.
Represent, Promote and Launch local artists by providing a quality venue and gallery, an effective website, creating continuous opportunities.
Stimulate active learning about art and the creative process by providing meaningful educational experiences and encounters with art in a barrier-free setting that is designed to inspire, while providing fun.
Ruston Artisans is a fine art gallery, gift boutique, co-op and event venue located in historic downtown Ruston, LA. We specialize in assisting the first-time, seasoned and corporate art collector in connecting with the that special piece that brings enjoyment and enhancement to a home or business. We also bring art and people together for engagement, discovery, learning and opportunity.
We are committed to creating a place where local, as well as international, art is exhibited and sold and local artists are promoted and supported through exhibitions and programs that strengthen and sustain our community. We provide consulting services to artists, private and corporate collectors, as well as the first time art buyer. Our event venue offers the opportunity to experience and celebrate all of the arts including: culinary, entertaining, fashion, film, literature, media, music, and performance.
Artists are invited to submit art for exhibition, rent exhibition space or rent studio space. The community is invited to explore the arts, discover something new, rent studio space and open a window to new experiences.
Ruston Artisans specializes in assisting the first-time, seasoned and corporate art collector in connecting you with the right artist and that special piece that brings enjoyment to you and enhancement to your home or business.