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Add a little color to your Black Friday

aw.logo.cmykDowntown ArtWalk
Black Friday Edition
y, Nov. 28
5-8 p.m.

After a long day of post-Thanksgiving activities, enjoy a nice fall evening with friends and family on the streets of downtown Charleston.

Don’t miss the annual Black Friday edition of ArtWalk on Nov. 28 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.

Check out what’s in store for the Black Friday ArtWalk:

Art Emporium
823 Quarrier Street

Art Emporium will feature photography by Clayton Spangler. Spangler is an award-winning photographer and certified photographic consultant. His images have been featured in “Wonderful West Virginia,” “Paddler,” and “Southern Living” magazines; advertising and marketing projects nationwide.

Uncork & Create
1031 Quarrier Street

Uncork & Create will showcase “Joyful Snowman,” for the November ArtWalk. An artist will guide participants step-by-step in the creation of their own 16 inch x 20 inch work of art on canvas. No experience is necessary and all materials will provided. Guests are welcome to bring adult beverages and snacks. Visit www.uncorkandcreate.com for more information.

The Art Store
233 Hale Street

The Art Store will feature an exhibit titled, “Totally Awesome Stuff.” It focuses on gift-sized artwork by represented and invited artists, including works by Barry Vance, Harold Edwards, Andrea Donnelly, Maggie Starcher, Jim Gibson and Diane White. The exhibit will feature fine crafts, holiday and Hanukkah decor, blown glass, wood, jewelry and ceramics.

Tony the Tailor
822 Virginia Street

Tony the Tailor will showcase artists Kelly Bryant and Morgan Richards. Richards is the designer of Morgan Rhea Bespoke Leather Goods. Established in 2014, the company depicts personal journeys by inscribing individual stories onto one of kind bespoke accessories with personalized designs and superb craftsmanship.

Charleston Ballet
100 Capitol Street, Suite 302, Mezzanine Level

Charleston artist Lynn Payne will be featured at the Charleston Ballet for ArtWalk. Payne has been working as an artist for over 20 years and her work is collected throughout the country. Many pieces featured at ArtWalk are sized perfectly for gift giving.

Mission Savvy
Cafe and Juice Bar
202 Hale Street

Pottery by Susan Maslowski will be the ArtWalk showcase at Mission Savvy Cafe and Juice Bar. Maslowski has been the owner of Mud River Pottery since 1975. She is a juried member of Tamarack, Southern Highland Craft Guild and the West Virginia Art and Craft Guild. Her work has been featured in local and national exhibitions. It’s has also been purchased by and/or, is in the collections of Sen. Jay Rockefeller, John Denver, Davis Grubb and Jennifer Garner.

Delfine’s Jewelry
245 Capitol Street

Delfine’s Jewelry will feature a Department 56 “Christmas in the City,” display with a Lionel Polar Express train.

Gallery Eleven
1025 Quarrier Street

Linda Charles-Stone will be the featured artist at Gallery Eleven for the November ArtWalk.  Additional works from the students of Sharon McClanahan will also be displayed.

Taylor Books Annex Gallery
226 Capitol Street

Taylor Books Annex Gallery will showcase art from Kathleen Loomis, Charles Ott, Tom Acosta, Ashley Hoey, Joshua Miller, Eva King, Robert Villamagna, Joseph Lung, Brett Kern Ceramics, and Michael Doig, Great selections of hand crafted pottery, woodwork and jewelry will be available for purchase.

Other participating venues include:

The Boutique by B.Belle Events
Chet Lowther Studio
Ivor’s Trunk
Modern by Design
Only One Look
The Purple Moon
Stray Dog Antiques
Timothy’s/Quarrier Diner

For more information, visit www.ArtWalkCWV.com

As the holiday shopping season kicks off, the Charleston Area Alliance also encourages the public to consider supporting local businesses on Small Business Saturday, which will be held this Saturday, Nov. 29 in Downtown Charleston.

The occasion offers the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed environment, find unique gifts, and help sustain our local economy.

For more information on Small Business Saturday, click HERE.


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