The Capital Area Art Guild is sponsoring the WEG Arts 2010 Celebration throughout the months of September and October. This project will showcase the diverse segments of the whole community’s visual, performing, and literary art forms in this two month long experience. This event will also make Frankfort more attractive, enliven cultural activity and increase tourism before and after the 2010 World Equestrian Games.
September (month long)
Serafini Resturant-243 W. Broadway-Carved wood and paint sculptures by Minnie Adkins, Lonnie and Twyla Money, Harry Jennings, acrylic paintings by Emmy Howweling and Janice Harding Owens, oil paintings by Carol Combs and Sallie Clay Lanham.
Bevins Animal Hospital 148 Elkhorn Court- paintings by Angie Reynolds
Town & Country Veterinary Services-80 C. Machael Davenport Blvd.-paintings by John Seybold.
Animal Medical Center-284 Versailles Road-paintings by Marti McGinnis, Also featuring her dog’s book “Cans” illustrated by her dog JoJo. Some proceeds from the book go to rescue dogs.
Frankfort Animal Clinic-1045 US Hwy. 127 South-Color pencil drawings by Marti Booth.
Capital Gallery-314 Lewis Street-Exhibit of Ellen Glasgow oil paintings.
Paul Sawyier Library-319 Wapping Street-Exhibit titled “Our Community” photos and statements as seen through the eyes of the Kings Center children. Also an exhibit of the public art project by 30 local artist titled “Horsin’ around Frankfort” Capital Seats II.
Completely Kentucky- 237 W. Broadway- Arts and crafts by Kentucky artist.
Venue 328 Gallery-328 St.Clair Street (mall)-local artist paintings and photographs by Jacob vander Oort.
Capital Cellars-227 W. Broadway-Oil and Encoustic paintings by Betty Beshoar,
McClure Building-corner of Main and St. Clair Street.-Artist Studios of Mark Roberts, found objects jewelry and Walt Grabon oil/watercolor paintings in room 614, Betty Beshoar, oil and encaustic paintings-room 710 and Karen Carey.
Broadway Clay-223 Broadway-Gallery of paintings, drawings and ceramics. Clay studio space with classes for children and adults.
Jim Boyd Law Office-227 W. Main Street-Watercolor and oil paintings by Sallie Clay Lanham.
Franklin County Fiscal Court-321 W. Main Street-hand made rug by Alberta Ernst. Paintings by Mary Lou Payton.
Kentucky Coffeetree Café-235 Broadway-Music schedualed almost every night. Full line up at kentuckycoffeetree.com
DeSpain Studio and Gallery-329 W. Main Street-Photographs by Linda Fugate Blumer, Acrylic paintings by Marta Elam Dorton, Watercolor paintings by Patricia Pinsley, Prints by Erika Kaiser, and paintings/drawings by Donna DeSpain.
Nitro-220 W, Main Street-painting be Emily Watson Pitts and window design by Carla Phillips.
Rebecca Ruth Candy Shop-200 W. Broadway-Mural being painted by Julie Napier with children from schools. Video slide show of artwork by Walt Grabon.
Cornerstone Gallery-100 East Broadway Street-exhibit titled “All Things Horsee” Art works by Chris Eaton opening September 23rd. Gallery hours: Thurs.,Fri. Sun. 12:00 – 10:00 P.M. Owner Maryam Kaykavoosi.
Chamber of Commerce-100 Capital Avenue-paintings by Suzy Burgess.
Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist Commission-100 Capital Avenue. Print of oil painting of horse titled “ Painted Thunder” by Charles Spaulding.
State Capitol Building-Exhibition of watercolor painting by Susan Cassidy Wilhoit titled “The Magnificent Fifty” of all fifty state capitals. In glass cases hand made dolls of all the first ladies of Kentucky. In the rotunda 4 new murals were unveiled June 4th 2010 as part of the Capitol Centennial Celebration are on view. The titles are Nature, the bounty of the land; Industry, the strength of commerce; Culture, the fruits of knowledge; and Civitas, the light of progress.
Artiste Catering-127 E. Todd Street-paintings by Bill Macintire.
The King Center-corner of Third and Logan Streets-Paintings of horses by the Kings Center children.
Capital Plaza Hotel-405 Wilkinson Blvd.-Art work by Dobree Adams.
South Frankfort Presbyterian Church-Corner of Third and Steele Streets. Titled “Road to Artistry” art work by Doris Thurber.
First United Methodist Church-211 Washington-Gallery Hall exhibit of “Blessing of the Animals” artists opening September 12th.
Liberty Hall Historic Site-202 Wilkinson Street- Exhibit of original Watercolors by Paul Sawyier. Metal sculpture by Melanie VanHouten in front of the Orlando Brown House.
Kentucky State University- 400 East Main Street-Mallory McDonald Senior Art Exhibit Shauntee Hall, Sept. 10-24.
Community Trust Bank-West Branch-1205 US hwy. South-Pencil drawings by Susan Brunton. Prints of horse events by James Crow, Solina Ramsay, Doug Prather, and Mary C. Nickell.
MainSource Bank-West Branch-201 Limestone Drive-(next to Elder Beerman) Exhibit of oil paintings by Cheryl Marshall.
Farmers Bank West Branch-Franklin Square-Etchings by Anna Marie Pavlik. Photographs by Gene Burch.
Pier 1-Franklin Square-Acrylic on canvas by Matthew Menger.
Women’s Care of the Bluegrass-279 King Daughter Drive-Primitive art and wood crafts by Patty Fugate. Photographs by Walden’s House of Photography.
Kentucky Employees Credit Union-East=West Connector- Exhibit of photographs on fabric and drawings by Reba Rye.
Edward Jones Investments-76 C. Michael Davenport Blvd.-Paintings by Carol Combs.
Wilson Nurseries-East-West Connector-
Farmers Bank (East Branch) 190 Versailles Road- Paintings by Mitzi Gray
Josephine Sculptor Park-3355 Old Lawrenceburg Road- 20 out door sculptures on display by local, regional, and international artists.
Elle Salon-119 Brighton Park Blvd.-Danceurs Printanieres Quiltede Lady in Mascurade, Vintage Red Divine Gown by Emily Hdams, Image of Silly Hairstylelist by Kim Brown.
Burch Renshaw Wix & Associates-17 Fountain Place-Equine Photography by Gene Burch. Former Oasis Resturant-336 St. Claire Street-oil paintings by Charlotte Morgan.
Public Art Project “Horsin’ Around Frankfort” benches painted by local artist “Future Winner” by Mary Lou Payton at Commonwealth Credit Union-229 W. Main Street: “Garland. Adkin’s Folk Horse Roams the Hills” by Tona Barkley at Frankfort Regional Medical Center-299 Kings Daughters Drive:”The Drama of Driving” by Marti Booth at Lyons Lumber and Hardware at Brighton Park: “Students Welcome the Games: by FHS Art Club at Frankfort High School: “Equine Squared”by Becky Cunningham at Corner of Main and St. Clair; “Frankfort Racing Legend by Michael nGreer at Transportation Bldg. On Mero Street; “Frankfort Welcomes the World” by Bob Lanham at Kentucky History Center; ”Horse in Time”by Lucian A. Parker at Paul Sawyier Library; ”Endurance”by Cyndi Patrick at RB Brown Bldg., Louisville Road; ”Boomerange Bench”by Carla Canonero Phillips at The Capital Plaza Hotel; “Lightning” by Phyllis Rogers at McAllen Solutions on Teton Trail; ”Chariot of Fire” by Diane Thompson at Orlando Brown House. s on Wilkinson Street; “Evening Falls” by Jacob van der Oort at First Federal Savings Bank; ”Local Fauna” by Melanie VanHouten at Wilson Nurseries; “Horizon Jumper” by Brent Wallace at YMCA, Broadway Street; ”From the Fields” by Jennifer Zingg at Farmers’ Market; ”World Equestrian Games-2010”by Sallie Clay Lanham at State Capitol; ”God is in de Tail” by Paula Murphy at Serifini on corner of Broadway and St. Clair Street; ”Dancing Horses” by Capital Day School at McDonalds west side; ”Over the Course” by Charlotte Morgan at Blanton’s Bourbon on 229 W. Main Street; ”Cross Country” by Jeremy Wooldridge at The Grand Theatre; “In the Minds of Kids” by Kings Center Kids at Miss P’s Kids on Main Street; ”Equins” by 4-H Pony Club at Franklin County Agriculture Extension Service Bldg. Off Stedmantown Lane.; ”For the Love of Horses!”by Second Street School Kindergarten at Century 21-Simpson, 1105 Louisville Road; ”Capital of Horse Country” by Sheyla Ramos at Republican Hqt. Coner of Capital Ave. and Third Street; ”Climb Every Mountain” by Marjorie Duncan Willis at Kentucky State University on East Main Street; ”The Winners” by John R. Hawkins at Artiste Catering on Todd Street; ”Jumping High” by John R. Hawkins at Wal-Mart; ”Last Jump-Cole and Jennifer” by Vicky Johnson at Mr.Gattis on Wilkinson Blvd. “After a Hard Day” by Charlotte Morgan at the corner of St. Clair and Broadway.
R.J. Corman Railroad Mural by Jennifer Zingg and Frankfort School Children on Railroad Bridge on West Broadway across from YMCA.
“Welcome to Historic Frankfort” Mural by Carla Canonero Phillips on the VFW Bldg. on Capital Avenue and Second Street.
The State Journal-Wilkinson Blvd.-Cartoon newspaper art by Linda Boilealu.
Grand Theatre Gallery- 308 St. Claire Street-Exhibition of Garry Bibbs, Art professor at UK and former student at KSU. Closing reception Sept. 4, 5-8 p.m.
Art Events in September
Paul Sawyier Public Library-319 Wapping Street-A reading and signing in celebration of the World questrian Games by author of “EquimeER” Monday, September 20th at 6:30 pm in Library Community Room. Messy Crafts for preschoolers, registration required. Ages 4-6, Sept. 9 at 6:30 and 10th at 10:00 – 2:00pm. Tie Dye for Tweens, Ages 8-12, Sat. Sept. 18th at 10:00. Registration required. Printmaking for Teens, ages 9-12 registration required. Monday, Sept. 17th at 4:30pm.
Bill Monroe Centennial Kick-off Concert-Thursday, Sept. 9, 7-9 p.m.in Cratle Day Garden at Thomas D. Clark Center for Ky. History.
Bridgeport Ruritan Day arts & Crafts , Sept. 11, 8-3 p.m. on Bridgeport Road off Us 60
Switzer Covered Bridge Day- Quits, artist and craftsmen Sept. 25, 10-4 p.m.
Writing workshop titled “Journal to the Self-Keeping a Spiritual Journal” by Normandi Ellis a writer of fiction and nonfiction. Six Thursdays, Sept. 9-Oct. 15 from 6:30-9pm.
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Irish Sea Celtic Shop, 333 W, Broadway, Special blend tea tasting Sept. 10, 4-8 p.m.
Original watercolor painting by Linda Powell will be the door prize.
Jane Chancellor Moore Gallery at KECU-artist Reba Rye photography on fabric and drawings. Reception Sept. 17, 5 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, Jazz workshop with the Dave Shelton jazz trio and soloist Julie Evans of Louisville. A blessing of the animals will be conducted by pastor Wayne Sayre at 6:00 on the lawn of the Todd House (corner of Wapping and Washington Streets) Friday, September 24, 4-8 p.m.
Liberty Hall Historic Site-202 Wilkinson Street-Margaret Wise Brown Preschool Story Time, September 7. A very Brilliant Party on September 30 and October 1 with tour of newly decorated period rooms plus eating the food as an art from the early 19th century by Holly Hill Inn. For more information call 227-2560.
Guided garden walks highlighting the plants and flowers currently in bloom, Sept. 27.
Kids in the kitchen, the art of cooking children can do in a early 19th century kitchen at cost of $5. per child. September 25 from 1-3.
Bluegrass Theatre Guild performance of “It Happened In Hamelin” September 30 and October 1 at 7:00 p.m., October 2 at 11:00 a.m. at Frankfort High School. The cast of children grades 2nd-8th. For more information call 875-3789.
Art Walk-Friday September 24.
Cornerstone Gallery (100 E Broadway) “Everything Horsey” Buddy’s Pizza (212 W Broadway)
Frankfort School of Ballet (340 St. Claire) Kids paint live dancing models and face painting Broadway Clay (223 W Broadway) Capital Cellars (227 W Broadway) Betty Beshoar Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe (235 W Broadway) Joanna Pregon Completely Kentucky (237 W Broadway) Wesley Page & Turning Wheel Pottery Serafini (243 W Broadway) Carla Cononero Phillips-Spirit to explore mural Old State Capital (300 W Broadway) Paul Sawyier DeSpain Studio & Gallery (329 W Broadway) RJ Corman Railroad Mural Community Art Project
Capital Gallery & Ellen Glasgow Studio (314 Lewis) Ellen Glasgow
Three Elements Designs (332 St. Clair) Rob Kirkman Venue 328 (328 St. Clair) Lori Barnes Marcus Furniture/CAAG (311 St. Clair) Capital Area Art Guild Grand Theatre Gallery (308 St. Clair) Stephen Rolfe Powell
The Dragon (103 W Main) Lee Burkett Nitro of Frankfort (200 W Main) Carla Cononero Phillips Rodgers Studio (224 W Main) Bill Rodgers The Woolery (239 W Main) McClure Building Art Studios (306 W Main) Mark Brown, Walt Grabon, Karen Carey & the Franklin County Fair Art Show Winners Exhibition
Wesley Center at First United Methodist Church (211 Washington) “Blessing of the Animals” Milam House (308 Washington) Cheryl Marshall
Paul Sawyier Public Library (319 Wapping) Doris Thurber Old Federal Building (305 Wapping) KSU Art Area Exhibit
Orlando Brown House (202 Wilkinson) Melanie VanHouten & Paul Sawyier
Salon at the Market (various locations about downtown)
Farmers Bank 2010 Summer Concert Series-Old Capitol Bldg.-Broadway Street-downtown-Ray Byrd Band-Latin Jazz and The Big Maracas, Tropicalia, Cuban, Brazilian, Sept. 10. Alonzo Pennington, Outlaw country blues and Da Mudcats, Rockin’ Blues, Sept. 24.