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Fall into ArtWalk this Thursday

ArtwalkDowntown ArtWalk
Thursday, Oct. 17
5-8 p.m.

Don’t miss Downtown ArtWalk this Thursday starting at 5 p.m.

ArtWalk, a Charleston Area Alliance program sponsored by Masters Law Firm, is a monthly event that draws hundreds of residents and visitors to downtown Charleston for a festive evening of culture and commerce.

The purpose of ArtWalk is to help revitalize downtown and to promote economic development through the arts.

Check out what’s in store for the October ArtWalk:


Gallery Eleven
1025 Quarrier Street

Kathy Boland will be the featured artist at Gallery Eleven for Artwalk.

Art Emporium
823 Quarrier Street

Art Emporium will feature Clayton Spangler’s new show “Charleston: Shades of Gray”. This show will feature a collection of black and white photographs of Charleston printed on metal. It will open with ArtWalk and will run through Nov. 16.

Woomer, Nistendirk & Associates
231 Capitol Street

Woomer, Nistendirk and Associates will feature artist Jennifer McGee of The Creative Fire, LLC for ArtWalk.

Tony the Tailor
822 Virginia Street

Tony the Tailor will have a Zelli shoe trunk show during October’s ArtWalk. Hand-crafted in Tuscany, Italy, Zelli produces footwear for the gentleman looking for quality and a classic styling. All shoes will be 20 percent off during this event. Tony’s guest artist will be Kelly Bryant, who will showcase special Halloween art.

Romano and Associates
230 Capitol Street

“Through the Eyes of Many” is an exhibit of the Charleston Camera Club (CCC) members at Romano’s during October ArtWalk. CCC has been providing an informal and friendly environment for photographers of all levels since 1953, which makes it the oldest camera club in West Virginia. CCC offers educational meetings, friendly competitions, exhibitions, and opportunities to photograph public events and more in order to expand the photographic knowledge of its members.

The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
00 Lee Street, Suite 1600

The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation will feature photography by Deborah Herndon. Also featured will be artists Jeanne K. Cochran, Arthur Evans, Mykal Baisden, Adrienne Galloway and Anna “Tookie” Nibert. Also, jewelry designs by Mary Blake and musician John Ingram will be featured.

Uncork and Create
1031 Quarrier Street

Uncork & Create is the setting for the West Virginia Youth Symphony’s Artist and Sponsor reception to kickoff the ”Painted Violin Project”. Unique instruments will be on display during ArtWalk. Come enjoy wine and cheese and the first opportunity to see 11 painted violins and one cello that local artists have turned into unique, one a kind art pieces.

Chet Lowther Studio
223 Hale Street

Chet Lowther Studio will be showing new works in encaustic, acrylic, oil, and works on paper at ArtWalk.

Mission Savvy
807 Quarrier Street

For October’s ArtWalk, Mission Savvy will have the grand opening of its second location at 807 Quarrier Street. Mission Savvy invites the public to take a walk through and experience a plant based kitchen and learn about the new culinary programs they are offering.

Vision’s Day Spa
238 Capitol Street

Vision’s Day Spa will feature two artists, photographer Penny Johnson and mixed media with newsprint Ashley H. Bennett.

West Virginia State University Art Department
123 Summers Street

West Virginia State University Art Department will feature an exhibit of the works by its faculty, including Josh Martin, Nik Botkin, Paula Clendenin, Molly Erlandson, Reidun Ovrebo and Megan Shultz.

Good News Mountaineer Garage
222 Hale Street

FOOTMAD will be hosting “Contra Dancing at the ArtWalk” at Good News Mountaineer Garage. The dancing is fun and easy. All dances will be taught beforehand.

Delfine’s Jewelry
245 Capitol Street

Delfine’s Jewelry will be featuring art by Leah Towler.

Other participating venues include:

Annex Gallery and Taylor Books

Capitol Conference Center

Chet Lowther Studio


Hope Village Fair Trade Boutique at First Presbyterian Church

House of Luxe

Ivor’s Trunk

The Purple Moon/Modern by Design

Savvy Chic

Stray Dog Antiques

Timothy’s/Quarrier Diner

White Oak Photography

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