2011-01-13 / Arts & Entertainment News

Shirley Street artists form consortium

The Shirley Street 16, a diverse group of artists who all have their studios on Shirley Street off Pine Ridge Road, have formed a professional consortium and invite the public to their first official event from 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 15-16.

Members represent a wide range of painting styles and techniques, from abstract to figurative, traditional to expressionism, oil, watercolor, acrylic, collage, printmaking, encaustic and wearable art. Visitors will enjoy an intimate view of the different studios and will be able to watch the artists at work as well as view completed pieces.

Participating artists are: Cynthia and Steve Adams, Karen Barrow, Eric and Jessica Crabtree, Susan Doerflinger, Joan Dunkle, Nancy Hall, Sandra Jackoboice, Alice Jacobs, Annabelle Johnson, Shirley Kelley, Carol Lader, Lynn Loscutoff, Renate Nothman, Susan Alexander Shipman, Uriel Parker and Tammra Sigler.

There is no charge for admission to the demonstrations and displays at 5760 and 5850 Shirley St. in the Artisan Plaza. Light refreshments will be served. A portion of all sales will be donated to St. Matthew’s House.

For more information, call Jessica Crabtree at 249-2205. ¦

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