“An Affair of the Heart” FOUNDERS (left to right):
Lois Rogers, Eleanor Blakeman, Gayle Dyer (Deceased), Anita Hinkle, Susie Crews, Connie Harris, Bessie Mae Smalley (Deceased), and Linda Jeary.
After much prayer, discussion, and hard work, the dream of eight Oklahoma women was realized in February 1985.
The first “An Affair of the Heart” show was held in Oklahoma City. It was so special and unique
that it would continue to attract artisans, craftsman and craft lovers from all over the world.
Thousands of excited visitors attend the “An Affair of the Heart” which has expanded from the one day show in Oklahoma City to three shows each year.
Oklahoma City (February and October), Tulsa (July and November).
With such an outstanding selection of quality arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles, accessories, gourmet foods, and more,
shoppers are assured one of the most unique shopping experiences anywhere in the United States.
“An Affair of the Heart” has been honored over the years and continues to be recognized.
Sunshine Artist Magazine 200 BEST (a national craft trade publication)
The Daily Oklahoman “Readers Choice” Award Finalist and more