Spring Arts Festival Set for April 27th in Casey Jones Village
TN) Art in the Village gallery is sponsoring a Spring arts festival
Saturday, April 27th in conjunction with the Casey Jones Village Spring
Festival held annually the last Saturday in April. Over 55 art
exhibitors are scheduled to attend. Hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Art is the Village is located at 40 Casey Jones Lane in Jackson, Tennessee.
Local art exhibitors include Patricia Ayers, John Bates, Jr., Stephen Betts, Frances Boyd, Heather Broadway, Rose Byrum, Mickie Cogbill, Tom Collins, Jessi Cooper, Jack Couch, Cecil Cravens, Beth Crow, Jerry Dawson, Jessica Dell, Laurie Denbrock, Eric Despain, Dorothy Davis, Jennifer Dix, Debbie Dooley, Bethany Fewell, Julie Fisher, Barbara Fowler, Norman Fowler, Christina Frey, Debbie Frey, Jette Garner, Theresa Gaylord, Natasha Hart, Don Hickey, Carolyn Hill, Dana Hodge, Sandie Johnson, Lisa Kersey, Kenna Leader, Ashley Leem, Barbara Long, Libby Lynch, Les Macdiarmid, Jessica Matthews, Sandra McBroom, Margie Poole Miles, Brad Moore, Jennifer Moore, Sherry Murray, Scott Neihardt, Martha Noe, Aaron Perry, Greg Phillips, Kaitlyn Pindak, Lorraine Scarbrough, Bill Smith, Sally Smith, Mary Spellings, Jan Strickland, Terrie Karts, Traci Underwood, Raymond Waddey, Kay Walker, Jane Walls, Carol White, Erwin White, C.H. Williams and Jan Williams.
The following list is an example of the creative local art you will see
at the festival April 27th: One of a kind original jewelry/Black and
white photos/Aviation art, paintings, prints of old barns, ships/Tooth
fairy pillows for boys and girls/Fairies made with found
objects/Pillowcase dresses, hair clips, crocheted items/Florals, burlap
wall hangings, wreaths/Jams, gooey bars, breads, prayer pillows,
pictures, wood items/Original acrylic paintings/Found object
jewelry/hand turned wood bowls, pots, containers, ornaments/Burlap
relief sculptures of Jesus/Hand
turned hollow forms, lidded boxes,tops/Whimsical art and prints,
painted objects /Original hobo bags, decorative home decor items, party
to go packs/Handmade jewelry/Mixed media textured art/Handmade
embroidered checkbook covers, paintbrush cases, e-reader cases/Handmade
wooden bowls and vases and pens, needle boxes, tops/handcrafted jewelry
from polymer clay dollhouse miniatures/Watercolor
paintings/Pottery/Graphics/Wood pens/Oil and acrylic nature
paintings/Pastel portraits/Ceramic hearts and crosses/Etchings
/fingerprint art for kids/Antler carvings, Leather embellishments/Shell
painting and carving/Recycled fabric purses and other items/Metal
jewelry/Concrete leaves/stepping stones/Puzzle paintings/Wooden staffs/Repurposed
treasures with Bible verses/Hand painted cards/Paintings of rustic
scenes and seascapes expressionistic oil
paintings/Scarves/Dream-catchers/Okra crafts and silk
florals/Inspirational angels/Hand made baskets with natural accents and
twisted handles/Floral arrangements/Handpainted pictures on wood/Hand cut and sewn hair accessories/Turquoise jewelry/Childrens' art from Rose Hill Middle School/Unique hand-painted items /Natural wood bows/Sewing/crochet.
Demonstrations by the artists include: Live pastel portraits,
fingerprint painting, antler carving, throwing pottery, watercolor
painting, face painting for kids, jewelry making and more.
Special Festival Items of Note:
*Special Student art show in the featured artist space at Art in the Village gallery in Casey Jones Village for all students of Laurie Denbrock, Mary Spellings and Kay Walker.
*Preview of “Old Masters Gallery” on the Patio of Art in the Village.
*10% off any Art in the Village purchase April 27th, 2013 only.
*Sponsored by Art in the Village, Blick Art Materials and Brooks Shaw's Old Country Store.
Jones Village Spring Festival is held the last Saturday in April and
annually honors the famous last ride of Casey Jones in April of 1900,
the founding of Brooks Shaw's
Old Country Store in April of 1965 and the founding of Casey Jones
Village 35 years ago in 1978. There will be festivities including live
music throughout the Village from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm April 27th.