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2nd Saturday in the River Arts District!

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May 13, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come visit working artists in their studios! Take a class or workshop! Eat, drink and frolic! Creativity flows HERE!

ArtsAVL CONNECT Trolley Service!
Two 20-30 minute routes, one looping through the RAD and the other through Downtown AVL, will share a common stop at Wedge Studios. Watch for banners on the trolleys and stop markers – More info to come! https://artsavl.org/


Wedge Artists Honor Carrie Cox
The Wedge Studios
129 Roberts Street
Spotlight Gallery 2nd Floor
3:00 – 6:00 PM
Wedge Artists’ Collaborative Honoring Carrie Cox
     This collaborative event features many current and former Wedge artists and will be honoring our friend Carrie Cox. Each artist has chosen unfinished work of Carrie’s and will complete the piece with their own creation and include Carrie’s original work within it. All pieces to be priced at $275 with all proceeds going to Carrie and her family.
     Carrie was a talented, gentle-spirited, and innovative artist working in paper and mixed media and is greatly missed by our community.  |  http://Www.PhilipDeAngelostudio.com

Clayspace Co-Op
Wedge Building
119a Roberts Street
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Mother’s Day Mug Shoe
     New mugs by member artists Will Dickert, Joey Sheehan, Josh Copus, Andrew Massey, Iain Parrot, MAWA Ceramics, Lindsay Bostic, Kristin Schoonover, Molly Walter, Candice Hensley, Trista Hudzik and Hayley Eckhart
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Worlds Best Sticker & Tape Artist
Phil Mechanic Studios
109 Roberts Street, STE-3C
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
     Collage & Magic with Jan Brady and Stephen L Lange
Come watch me and Jan Brady weave magic out of tape, paper, glass and aluminum.

Patricia Cotterill
Riverside Studios
174 W Haywood Street
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Oil Painting Demonstration with Patricia Cotterill
     Patricia will be painting in her unique style in oil paint capturing the essence and personality of her favorite subject, animals.  |  https://patriciacotterill.com/

Andrea Kulish
Pink Dog Creative
344 Depot Street, STE 101
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Bake Sale for Ukraine
     Bake Sale to raise funds for humanitarian aid for Ukraine. Suite 101.

Ray Byram Artist’s Reception
Trackside Studios Atrium Gallery
375 Depot Street
2:00 – 6:00 PM
“Spring: Rebirth, Cycle of Life” Exhibition of Works by Ray Byram
     Ray Byram’s luminous oil paintings in this exhibit illustrate “the continuity of life, rebirth and hope.”  Byram works from photos and paints almost exclusively with palette knives, embracing the essence of reality and creating brilliant landscapes in a style he calls “tight impressionism.”  Byram explains, “At quick glance my style looks realistic, yet I employ the theories and approach of the Impressionists.”
     Artist Reception Saturday, May 13th from 2–6 pm with sips and snacks.  Exhibit runs from May 1st through 31st. |  http://www.tracksidestudios375.com

Bruce Santorini
Trackside Studios
375 Depot Street
12:00 – 3:00 PM
Clay Sculpture Demo with Bruce Santorini
     Bruce Santorini will be giving a demo of the hand construction of a banded clay vase sculpture.  |  https://www.riverartsdistrict.com/artist/bruce-santorini/

310 ART – Ground Floor North
Riverview Station
191 Lyman Street, STE 310
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Second Saturday Spring Exhibit, Demos and Class!
     Celebrate May at 310 ART with spring-themed paintings, sculpture, jewelry, glass, photography and ceramics featuring the work of 17 local artists. See demos in painting, jewelry, encaustic, mixed media and MORE throughout the day. Join in a Beginning Acrylic Painting class with Lorelle Bacon, all materials included!  |  Register at www.310art.com

Dee Santorini
310 Art in Riverview Station
191 Lyman Street
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Movement & Grace
     The dance of life takes place in many ways… in many times.  The human body is a gyrating temple, and its movement helps describe the life of the person doing the dance of life.  Dee Santorini shows her interpretation of this dance — in all its frenzy, in all its grace.  |  https://www.riverartsdistrict.com/artist/dee-santorini/

Art Garden AVL
Riverview Station
191 Lyman Street
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Second Saturday Live Art
     Catch studio artists doing live demos all throughout Art Garden for Second Saturday including: Trish Salmon, ceramics; Maya Sozer, botanical mixed media; Emily Alley, fiber arts; Levi Moore, painting; Cleaster Cotton, painting; Kate Elle, painting; Annie Kyla Bennett, painting and Jack Henry, painting and potting.

Kim Beller
Riverview Station
191 Lyman Street, STE 231
12:00 – 5:00 PM
Mandala Demo with Kim Beller
     Kim has been creating mandalas for years and enjoys traditional mandala making as well as intuitive, mixed media mandala making. Join the artist in her studio for an all-day mixed media mandala making demo as she adds to a 22 x 22  mandala while sharing her process and answering any questions. Finished mandalas will be available for purchase.  Light refreshments and tea will be served.  |  https://www.kimbellerart.com


May 13, 2023
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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