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26th Anniversary of the Nacogdoches ArtWalk

26th Anniversary of the Nacogdoches ArtWalk

Nacogdoches- In 1986, five Nacogdoches gallery-studios joined together to present the first Nacogdoches ArtWalk.  This November, Nacogdoches will celebrate its 26th annual ArtWalk.   On November 12, 2011, from 4 p.m. to 8p.m., the following Nacogdoches galleries will offer the community art exhibits, refreshments, and door prizes.

Caddo Trail Arts , a new gallery located at 404 East Main Street, will display local art as well as Tappa’s Photography, Danna’s Framing, and the Pineywoods Trading Company featuring jewelry and beadwork.

The Cole Art Center at 329 East Main Street invites Art Walk attendees to view “The Legacy of Diedrich Rulfs: Architect of Nacogdoches,” an exhibition of photographs taken by Christopher Talbot, interim director of the SFA School of Art.          

Glass Castles is pleased to host the talented jewelers that will have table loads of silver, copper, gold, glass, flowers, beads and stones. Anne Tindell has been part of our studio for almost 1400 pairs of earrings. She continues to add unusual designs without ever compromising her distinct style. Tina Pierson has been expanding her jewelry into china, crystals and raindrops.  She still makes the delicate floral stained glass pendants.

David and crew will be working on commissions for churches. Mims Chapel in Avinger is replacing their old doors with inserts of the Methodist symbol. We are also building the last window in the main sanctuary.  Immaculate Conception in Moral is opening their foyer transom to be lit by a window of bevels and color. The design will copy the existing  Dalle de verre glass windows that they made in 2000.

Teresa will display icons of ArchAngel Raphael that are in progress. She is studying with the Prosopon School of Russian Iconology. She has attended workshop/ retreats in 2009 with Master Iconographer Jennifer Perkins and with Master Iconographer Fr. Mefodii in 2010 and 2011.

LaNana Creek Gallery is celebrating its sixth anniversary this fall.  We represent over thirty artists from the East Texas area and abroad.  Our gallery features pottery, jewelry, antiques, and fine art of various mediums.  Come visit us at 402 East Main Street in historic downtown Nacogdoches.

Pilar Street Antiques and Art Gallery, at 210 East Pilar Street, features the work of six artists:  award-winning Mary Hooper’s scenes from the Old West, florals, wildlife and portraits; Southwestern Watercolor Society signature member Peggy Fare’s watercolors of larger-than-life florals, candid portraits, and landscapes; Carlene McClinton’s landscapes, florals, and old trucks; Carolyn Rorie’s baby portraits, florals, and fanciful paintings of Santa Claus; Kathleen Worrell’s watercolors of the southwest, nature, and abstracts; and Frances Ponder’s landscapes and still lifes in oil.  Members of Watercolor East Texas will also exhibit.

Located at 203 East Main Street, The Runaway Mule: A Culture Shop is a new gallery on the brick streets. Owner Tim Bryant will offer original design t-shirts, jewelry, books, and work by local artists.

(Nacogdoches Main Street Press Release)

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