September 21 will bring a wealth of talent to the streets of Downtown Hickory. The Downtown Hickory Art Crawl is an easy walk around four city block of Downtown Hickory featuring art and music. There will be more than 50 artists located in and around hosting businesses.
The Art Crawl begins at 5:00 p.m. with a Kick-Off Party at Full Circle Arts (FCA) where their Ninth Annual Silent Auction will be in full swing. Brochures with a map of all participating businesses can be found there. So grab a map and take a left out of FCA and take advantage of what all of the artists and businesses have to offer! The Crawl ends at 8:00 p.m.
42-B Third Street NW, hosts the Ninth Annual Silent Auction along with works by members.
268 First Avenue NW, features acoustic sets by Kevin Lee Smith.
254 First Avenue NW, offers student demonstrations.
227 First Avenue NW, hosts Reilly Yount's fused glass creations and Mike Ogle displays his paintings in his upstairs studio.
29 Second Street NW, has a plethora of artists, including Amanda Dobbins (pottery), Amy Weaver (photography), Suzy McGee (quilled cards), Lori Clement (jewelry), Lori Dixon (handmade soaps), plus free coffee and live music.
25 Second Avenue NW, is an artist-owned Co-Op with 26 featured artists.
101 Government Avenue SW-Suite 300, features Robert Webb (acrylic collage) and Kent Paulette (oils).
209 Government Avenue SW, highlights the photography of Brandon Pope.
211 Government Avenue SW, presents the oil paintings of Donna Hefner.
219 First Avenue SW, features the Italiago paintings of Matthew Strawn, the oil paintings of David Bentley, and a book-signing of leadership books by author Patricia Hatley.
232 Government Avenue SW, hosts Adrian Rice signing his book "Hickory Station."
266 Union Square, displays watercolors by Crystal Witherspoon.
264 Union Square, features acrylic paintings by Richard Chucci.
256 Union Square, hosts Beth Oczkowski and her amazing quilling and the paintings of Robert Wicklin.
252 Union Square, brings Vicki Smith with her acrylic pour paintings and tie-dye t-shirts.
248 Union Square, hosts John Gordon Ross and his metal sculptures.
242 Union Square, features watercolor paintings by Reverend Robert Roach and pottery demonstrations by Rodney Smith.
238 Union Square, welcomes Charles Kimso with his jewelry and furniture.
234 Union Square, brings you the fine art and pottery of Julie Stephan.
232 Union Square, showcases Virginia Hurley of Tigersmoon Pottery and the acrylic paintings of Ernie Sills.
228 Union Square, exhibits the watercolors of Zan Thompson.
find Jeff Keifer and the CVCC Fine Arts students along with Joe Young and the CVCC Photography students.
220 Union Square, exhibits the mixed, up-cycled, unique pieces created by Laurie Bellar Childres of LightArted.
216 Union Square, features the incredible woodworking of Tom Denne.
208 Union Square, holds an exhibition of Girl Scout art, including paintings, drawings, photography, and mixed media creations.
204 Union Square, hosts the art works of Eugenie Fein.
222 Union Square, features award-winning, well-crafted beer. A great way to end your evening.
The Downtown Hickory Art Crawls are sponsored by the Hickory Downtown Development Association, Boyd & Hassell Industrial Commercial Real Estate, and the United Arts Council of Catawba County.
Boyd & Hassell Industrial Commercial Real Estate specializes in sales, leasing, and management of industrial and commercial real estate.
The United Arts Council of Catawba County is committed to advancing the cultural life of Catawba County through grants, marketing, fundraising, and facilities management. The council strives to provide awareness of the cultural activities in our area, as well as grant and contribution opportunities. www.artscatawba.org/.
For more information about HDDA , please visit our website, www.downtownhickory.com.