Press release from the River Arts District Artists:
On the Second Saturday of each month until the end of the year, the River Arts District will be holding gallery walks with live demonstrations, live music, wine tastings/spreads of food, and more! Meander the mile-long district while the artists keep their doors open late. There are more than 200 artists in the 23 buildings throughout the district. Most of them will be on hand to describe or show you their techniques as well as share with you what inspires them.
* Free trolley circling through River Arts District from 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday, July 14, 2018 10am- 8pm
Special Second Saturday events:
375 Depot St
Opening and artist reception “Reflections” – featuring Kari Swanson, acrylic on canvas, and Cindy Lou Chenard, acrylic on layers of wood.
Studio A – Pink Dog Creative
344 Depot St.
Join Andrea Kulish as she demos Ukrainian pysanky Easter egg decorating.
Odyssey Co-Op Gallery for Ceramic Arts
238 Clingman Ave
Come see new works of art, demos and live music!
Mark Bettis Studio & Gallery
123 Roberts St.
Meet and greet glass artist Deb Williams and see her new work and demo of her process.
Riverview Station/Studio 256/Bluebird Designs & Nora Julia Jewelry
191 Lyman St, #256
1pm – 2pm
Come see us cast sterling silver jewelry live! We use the vacuum casting technique and will pour molten metal into the flask(s) to complete the process. After a short amount of time the flask will be quenched showing us the results. We will have samples and discuss the process of metal casting throughout the event.
Jonas Gerard Fine Art
191 Lyman St
Jonas Gerard will be holding his monthly Second Saturday Painting Performance on July 14th at 2pm in his Riverview Station Gallery. Visitors are welcome to attend this free event and contribute to the creative energy as Jonas incorporates an eclectic mix of music to set the mood for his spontaneous, expressive, process painting.
111-129 Roberts St
Elise Okrend live pastel demonstration accompanied by live music provided by Phil Okrend