This update on the 3rd Friday Arts Festival and the Friday Night Art Walk from Sandy Page, Director of the Winnsboro Cultural Arts District. . .
Friday evening from 6 - 9 pm, the 3rd
Friday Art Walk keeps a “fresh face” and
moves forward as it continues to feature new artwork from local artists.
The Keyring Gallery will have an “Opening
Night” reception and serve as the base for the Winnsboro Art District’s monthly
Art Walk. Many downtown merchants will
be open for an evening of art, music, refreshments, sales, and festivities.
Sherry Callender is showing new images with her
amazing drawings. . . John Wayne walks tall during “Autumn Trails.”
A composite of “Lonesome Dove” scenes brings
more Western flavor to the gallery. Another composite drawing features Steve
McQueen and “movie takes”..Sherry’s artwork “dances” with Fred Astaire &
Bobbye Koncak has new abstract work featured at
the Gallery. Realism is conveyed, with an
exciting color palette, in her images of water lilies. This watercolorist brings not only stellar
execution to her artwork, but an amazing ability to convey a depth of color
rarely seen in watercolors.
Ellie Taylor has many new expressions of her
impressionism. Familiar scenes of
everyday life take on new dimensions as she depicts quick takes in an energetic
and exciting style. Whether it is a “Cloudy
Morning”, a “Retreat to the Mountains” or “Home at Last,” the viewer quickly arrives
Paula Renee Ridgeway’s realism reaches out and
brings home the beauty of birds, or equally, the power of human emotions. Charles Conner’s photography shows a central
focus of serene balance and a centrality that portrays beauty in the natural
world. The work highlights the simple,
but important, role of form in portraying an artist’s message.
Barbara Sudik brings a varied and colorful style
to the exhibition. Scenes form a
travelogue for the viewer, whether it be a European visit or a trip to the
rodeo. The colorful masks of Craig
Royer delight as they contrast with the carved, sculptural beauty of his
View the organic sculpture and the exquisite
hand tinted photographs of Bonnie Sir Kegian.
Efton Edwards presents serene beauty contrasting with an edgy air of
mystery. Bart Soutendijk’s wire
sculptures contrast the medium of wire as it moves to form soft organic forms. Many more artists are featured in this new Artists’
The Winnsboro Emporium will have their “Live
Poets Society” meeting at 6 pm during the Friday evening Art Walk.
Other Art Walk Stops include Liefie , SayADream
Studio, Beauweevils, Main Street Antiques & Collectibles. Silhouette
Dressmaking, & Jan’s Antiques. Art
& Espresso will feature classical guitarist Brent Bassham (7 – 9 pm). You'll find art, refreshments and wine at select locations.
Saturday, October 22, Crossroads presents Ann Armstrong & Steve Hughes at 7:30pm,
$15 adv/$18 door/$20 reserved.