Saturday, December 06, 2008

Merry Oaks art crawl: Shop really local

Merry Oaks is having its first ever neighborhood art sale on Saturday,
December 13, 2008, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. It's a great opportunity to visit and meet your artsy neighbors as well as support their efforts by shopping for the holidays truly locally.

A list of those participating with descriptions of their art and links when available:

Liz Primm Design and Vintage Fresh

3401 Draper Avenue 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Home accessories, fun kid's dress-up clothes, recycled fashions and handpainted furniture

Adrienne Dellinger and Greg Scott
Pots with Purpose
2109 Arnold Drive
Adrienne is studio manager for Charlotte's Clayworks, has studied at Penland and has fired pots and dug clay with the legendary Carolina potter Burlon Craig.

Meredith Hebden
the laughing earth
1911 Graybark Avenue
Meredith won a "Critic's Pick" as Best Local Artist from Creative Loafing's 2006 Best of Charlotte awards. She's also an amazing gardener.

Alex Clark and Rebecca Jones
3430 Draper Avenue

Lucy Hazelhurst

1833 Graybark Ave

Raed Al-rawi and Beth Brown

3540 Draper Ave

And yet another opportunity to support local artists, if you're reading this in time: The Plaza Central business district is hosting its Holiday in the Hood gallery Krawl or crawl from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6.

Photo credit: Meredith Hebden, by Meredith Hebden, of the laughing earth

Note to neighbors and participants: If you have art websites, visuals or biographical information you'd like to share, let me know in the comments or through email, and I'll continue to update this post.