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Artists Line Up For Art Crawl

Pati D’Amico (right), Bill Warren (left) and Ramona Bernard of the Arts Council accept a check from Don Larson (second from right) for the 6th annual Water Valley Art Crawl that will be held Sept. 20. The cost of the event (advertising, printing, signs, maps, refreshments, etc.) is defrayed with contributions from many community businesses and organizations. It’s not too late for artists to sign up for the event; call Bernard at 473-6424. – Photo by Jack Gurner

WATER VALLEY – Over 40 local artists and musicians will participate in the 6th annual Water Valley Art Crawl on Saturday, Sept. 20.
Art will be on display from 5:30 until 9 p.m. at 14 stops, all within an easy-to-walk half-mile radius, according to Ramona Bernard, one of the organizers from the Water Valley Arts Council.
“The Crawl will give you a peek into the private world of working artists, taking you into studios, galleries, and some of the loveliest old homes in Water Valley,” Bernard said and emphasized that children are welcome.
Along with the art there will also be plenty of free refreshments and live music at many of the stops, she added.
Featured will be current work by Abraxas Art, Elsie Booker, Addie Burandt, Pati D’Amico, Jay Callison, Coulter Fussell, John Forsyth, Cinnamon Foster, Mary Foster, Micha Foster, Hanne Gaycken, Katrina Geenen, Amanda, Lyric, and Jason Heavner.
Also exhibiting art will be Peyton Hill, Patsy and Bella Humphreys, Deborah Johnson, Libby and Maggie Kate Kuchta, Phillip Lewis, Leslie Love, Jennifer McGav-ock, Rebecca McGavock, Judy Joy Nocifora, Jennifer Pace, Joel Person, Natalie Rodgers, Jonathan Smith, Daniel Uncapher, Melissa Vincent, Kathy Ward, Bill Warren, Emily-Jo Wiggins and Brian Williams.
Galleries participating in The Crawl are Bozarts, J. Clayton’s Eclectic Arts, and Yalo Studio. Musicians participating include Susannah Furr, Jesse McCraw, Steve Thompson, Grant Thompson, and Jacob King. The Zidecker Brothers live music will highlight the after-party at D and D House of Barbecue at 111 N. Main St.
Crawl Maps can be picked up the day of the event from Yalo Studio at 303 N. Main Street or Bozarts Gallery at 403 N. Main Street. Sponsors for the event are: Eddie Foster and The Caryl Company, Turnage Drug Store, Yalobusha Brewing, L. Hart, Inc., and Radiosonde
For more information call Ramona Bernard at 473-9851.

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