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2nd Saturday in the River Arts District!

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April 8, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 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/

Mary Bryson
Riverside Studios
174 W. Haywood Street
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Spring Flower Painting Demo
Mary Bryson will be painting daffodils and other spring flowers. Come see what other delights her painting garden has to offer.  www.riverartsdistrict.com/artist/mary-k-bryson/

Sue Dolamore Art Studio
Warehouse Studios
170 Lyman Street, #3
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Opening Exhibition: Wild Flowers: Untamed, Bright and Beautiful
A collection of new abstract floral paintings by Sue Dolamore in a variety of media. Using bold black line work and luminous watercolors that explore limited color palettes and traditional still life compositions synthesized with spontaneous interpretations of flowers rendered with fluid movements of the pen and brush.

Foundation Studios
27 Foundy Street, Suite 10
5:00 – 8:00 PM
Earth Tones & Gemstones Opening Reception
Join us for our new show reception, Earth Tones & Gemstones–Jewelry and Earth Toned Art, featuring art from Foundation Studios artists.  |  www.foundationstudiosavl.com/contact

310 ART
Riverview Station
191 Lyman St #310, ground floor north
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Artist Demos and Classes!
Misty Mountains in Watercolor mini workshop * Demos in jewelry with Lorelle Bacon and Gayle Ray * Mixed media demo with Fleta Monaghan * Oil painting with Susan Sinyai * Collage and encaustic Q&A with Bridget Benton

Dee Santorini
310 Art in Riverview Station
Elephants Stampeding thru 310 Art
Elephants are one of the most gentle, compassionate species on earth.  Their lives are centered around their family, and they will do anything for them.  Experience Dee Santorini’s stampede!

Catherine Cervas
Riverview Station
191 Lyman Street, #213
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Small Works Saturday
Enjoy visiting a special exhibit of Small Works by Catherine Cervas, fine artist working in painting and drawing, plus unique collage work.

Suzanne Armstrong
heARTspace Studio
Riverview Station, STE 225
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
“Goddess Gathering” Art Wear Shop-a-roo!
Whimsical wearables and whatnots will be happy-ning at heART Space Studio during ArtWear Shop-a-roo, featuring “OOAK Goddess Rags” jackets and vests by Janice Schmidt. Suzanne’s heART Space studio is playground for spirited souls to connect, enjoy and explore their own creative expression!

Cindy Walton
Pink Dog Creative
348 Depot Street, #180
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Our VOICE Fundraiser
Come visit me at the studio and help me support Our Voice survivors art program and show, to help them continue their mission to support survivors and make Western North Carolina aware of the human trafficking and domestic violence in our state. I’ll be offering with 10% off a select group of paintings, plus donating 10% of all my sales in April month this wonderful non-profit organization.

Cindy Lou Chenard
362 Depot Street Studios
12:00 – 4:00 PM
Dimensional Landscape Demo
Dimensional landscape demonstration capturing the essence of the Blue Ridge Mountains in 3D paintings on layers of wood. BONUS: Eight local artists can be found at 362 Depot Street Studios

Bruce Santorini
Trackside Studios
375 Depot Street
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Santorini’s STRESSED! raku-fired pottery
Bruce Santorini has been pushing his limits, adding to his STRESSED! line of raku-fired pottery and you will not want to miss it!  Beautiful new pieces with some new glazes that have not been tried before.


April 8, 2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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