Downtown ArtWalk continues its twelfth season with a special September edition this Thursday from 5-8 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.
This month’s ArtWalk is part of Generation Charleston’s Urban Living 2014 event. The event, a celebration of the “live, work and play” atmosphere of downtown Charleston, will be held from Sept. 15-20 at various location. Visit www.CharlestonAreaAlliance.org for more information.
Check out what’s also in store for the September ArtWalk:
823 Quarrier Street
Art Emporium will feature recent works by Emily Roles and Traci Higginbotham.
245 Capitol Street
Delfine’s Jewelry will feature the artwork of Michelle Anderson for the September ArtWalk.
100 Capitol Street
On Sept. 18, Art Walkers are invited to visit the Charleston Ballet studios from 5-8 p.m. for a drink and a snack. Participate in the creation of our Charleston Ballet rain barrel titled, “Bottoms Up.”. Also, view the artwork of Emily Griffith at the ballet studios, along with photos from our extensive library of ballets. Watch dancers from the Charleston Ballet in class and rehearsal for upcoming performances of “Romeo and Juliet.”
1025 Quarrier Street
Pat Roberts is Gallery Eleven featured artist for ArtWalk. Roberts works in watercolors, acrylics, found items and multimedia.
Capitol Conference Center
815 Lee Street
The Capitol Conference Center will feature artist Travis Morton during the September ArtWalk. FOOTMAD will also be showcasing their talents along with the Open Street Jam.
Only One Look
110 Capitol Street
During ArtWalk, Only One Look will have coal sculptures made from coal mined in McDowell County. Original art by West Virginia native Jamie Power titled, “It Came from McDowell County,” will also be featured. ArtWalkers will also be able to enjoy all of the store’s Halloween themed Fenton glass and “Cycle of Coal” coins.
The Art Store
233 Hale Street
The Art Store will feature the Nellie Rose Textiles trunk show of hand-dyed silk clothing and accessories during ArtWalk. Nellie Rose Davis is a native West Virginian and daughter of textile artists specializing in shibori, a Japanese method of resist dye. The textile collection will be on display during regular business hours from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday Sept. 19 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20.
Tony the Tailor
822 Virginia Street
Tony the Tailor is proud to have Morgan Richards, the designer of Morgan Rhea Bespoke Leather Goods, as its guest artist for September’s ArtWalk. Tony the Tailor believes Richards will put West Virginia on the fashion map, as one of the best leather goods makers in the world. Tony The Tailor is offering 20 percent off of Richard’s products during ArtWalk, in conjunction with the store’s Anniversary Sale.
Woomer Nistendirk & Associates
231 Capitol Street
Woomer, Nistendirk and Associates will be featuring artist Jean Pennington for this month’s Artwalk.
Romano & Associates
230 Capitol Street
Charleston Daily Mail photographer Bob Wojcieszak will display his collection of portraits from Harvest Time titled, “Faces of the Redeemed” at Romano and Associates. For more information, check out this Daily Mail article HERE.
Other participating venues include:
The Boutique by B.Belle Events
Chet Lowther Studio
Christina DiFillippo at Zando’s Catering Unlimited
Modern by Design
The Purple Moon
Stray Dog Antiques
Taylor Books and Annex Gallery
Uncork & Create
West Virginia Executive
For more information, visit www.CharlestonArtWalk.org.