Join the Charleston Area Alliance this evening for a special Downtown ArtWalk.
ArtWalk is celebrating 10 years as the Capitol City’s premiere art event.
Check out what’s in store for tonight’s edition of ArtWalk.
The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
900 Lee Street, Suite 1600
The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation will feature six artists during ArtWalk: Deborah Herndon, photographer; Faye Johnson, jewelry designer; Jennifer Bloomfield, photographer; Diana Pittis potter artist;, Anna “Tookie” Nibert, artist; and Jan Witter, photographer.
823 Quarrier Street
During the October ArtWalk, Art Emporium will be featuring new works by Elaine McMillion and Betty Rivard. Elaine McMillion is the director of The Hollow Project (www.hollowthefilm.com), which uses interactive media to support county residents in sharing their lives, their visions, and their plans for the future.
Betty Rivard is a fine art landscape photographer whose new book, “New Deal Photographs of West Virginia, 1934-1943” includes a chapter with historic photographs that were taken in the county by Marion Post Wolcott in September 1938.
White Oak Photography
807 Quarrier Street
Michelle Krompecher will be exhibiting travel photos from her very recent and past trips to Hungary. Dúo Divertido, featuring Eduardo Canelón and Elizabeth Segessenman of ¡Comparsa!, will be under the oak playing latin, jazz standards and bossa novas with a bit of spice.
202 Hale Street
Mission Savvy is launching its first culinary workshop series in October. Sign up for one of the raw fusion workshops during Art Walk and save 10 percent. The cafe will be open until 8:30 p.m. with a full organic menu – try out the new Organic Beet Burger
1033 Quarrier Street
Gallery Eleven will be featuring works by Jean Pennington for the October ArtWalk. Also, Gallery Eleven will welcome new member Arthur Evans to their corral of talented artists.
245 Capitol Street
The ancient Greeks believed opals gave their owners the gift of prophesy and guarded them from disease. Throughout most of history, opal has been regarded as the luckiest and most magical of all gems because it can show all colors. Once, it was thought to have the power to preserve the life and color of blonde hair.
Woomer, Nistendirk & Associates
231 Capitol Street, Suite 400
Linda Charles Stone has participated in solo, group and juried exhibitions with success. She has taught group classes at The Greenbrier, but prefers to spend her time creating.
Emily Roles has painted in many different types of media, but enjoys painting acrylic on paper. The works featured at ArtWalk are from a series of Sheep Paintings: sheep along a road in Canaan, sheep on a diagonal, and a dog in sheep clothing.
John Maurer is an artist that creates oil and acrylic paintings of scenes from places where he has traveled over the past decade, primarily Europe.
Romano & Associates
230 Capitol Street
Nancy-Louise Mottesheard’s work has been described as contemporary, mysterious, expressionistic, abstract and sensual. Mottesheard says the sensuousness the shapes; the subject matter; the layers of color and paint and the myriad of textures.