Downtown Hickory Art Crawl


The Hickory Downtown Development Association will host the Downtown Hickory Art Crawls on Thursday, May 18, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

You're invited to Downtown Hickory to meet new artists and visit some of your favorites on May 18.

FANJOY LABRENZ

hosts the Kick-Off Party from 5:00-5:30pm at their photography studio located at 215-A First Avenue SW. 828-324-8330. Featured is mixed media artist and photographer from Asheville, Jonathan Harrah creates spectacle from the familiar.

THE ROCKY FACE RAMBLERS

provide music on the lawn.

JACKSON CREATIVE,

219 First Avenue SW, 828-328-9238, hosts Matthew Strawn (Intaglio Printing), Tom Denne (woodwork), and Richard Wright (pottery).

THE OLDE HICKORY STATION,

232 Government Avenue SW, 828-322-2356, features author Adrian Rice signing his new book, "Hickory Station."

J. ROBERTS SALON & STUDIO,

101 Government Avenue SW, Suite 300, showcases the urban life and culture revealed in the acrylic artwork of Michelle Oxenberg.

CRAFT BEER CELLARS,

209 Government Avenue SW, 828-391-3592, presents the musical sounds of The Butter Beans.

TASTE FULL BEANS,

29 Second Street NW, hosts a diverse group of artists including Leslie Hamlin (acrylics), John Mungro (photography), Jenn Garrich (photography), Terra Gedeon (acrylics), Suzy McGee (quilled cards), and Amanda Dobbins (pottery). Live music will also be featured.

THE HARRIS ARCADE,

227 First Avenue NW, 828-322-5090, hosts the artistic talents of the Fine Art Students from the Catawba Valley Community College under the direction of Professor Jeff Keifer.

HATCH SANDWICH BAR,

268 First Avenue NW, 828-322-1196, highlights the musical talents of Kevin Lee Smith.

FULL CIRCLE ARTS,

45-B Third Street NW, 828-322-7545, showcases the variety of works from their talented members.

LARRY'S MUSIC AND SOUND,

266 Union Square, 828-261-0415, exhibits watercolors by Crystal Witherspoon.

AR WORKSHOP,

264 Union Square, 805-458-2549, features the jewelry of Ollis Baggett.

BOTTEGA~A SOULFUL PLACE,

256 Union Square, 828-217-2581, hosts Outright Youth of Catawba Valley.

THISTLE DEW NICELY,

252 Union Square, 828-322-3242, exhibits the pottery of Lynn King.

CHARLIE GRAINGERS,

248 Union Square, showcases the stone sculptures of Harold Humphrey.

FOOT SOLUTIONS,

242 Union Square, 828-328-9844, hosts Reverend Robert Roach (watercolors) and Rodney Smith (pottery).

HICKORY WINE SHOPPE,

238 Union Square, 828-324-4441, holds the monthly wine tasting and hosts Charles Kimso (jewelry & furniture) and Bloomin' Glass Art (recycled glass).

THE HICKORY DAY SCHOOL SUNSHINE SINGERS

perform on the Sails Stage at 6:30pm.

BISQUE N BEADS,

232 Union Square, 828-324-4244, highlights the pottery of Virginia Hurley and acrylic paintings by Ernie Sills.

TRACY'S ON THE SQUARE,

228 Union Square, 828-322-6651, features the watercolors of Zan Thompson.

THE FRESH DEPOT,

220 Union Square, 828-322-5111, exhibits the mixed, up-cycled pieces (brilliant bugs) of Laurie Bellar Childres.

THE NATURAL OLIVE,

216 Union Square, 828-256-1950, highlights the wooden spoons of Ricardo Ramirez.

ATTITUDES SALON,

204 Union Square, 828-327-9010, features the oils and watercolors of Eugenie Fein. Her work, "Poppies," is featured on 2017 poster.

OLDE HICKORY TAP ROOM,

222 Union Square, 828-322-1965, serves delicious food with a wide selection of fine spirits, wine, and award winning craft beer. Live music begins at 7pm.

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. 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 on The HDDA, membership, businesses, other events and downtown Hickory, please call 828 322 1121 or email info@downtownhickory.com. Please visit the website, www.downtownhickory.com.

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