“Arts Alive” around the corner

Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 10:45 am

Sukey Starkey uses stained glass, river pebbles, tiles and other baubles to create colorful mosaics. Her artist studio in Ophelia will be open to the public as part of this year’s Arts Alive Artist Studio Tour, which benefits the Northumberland Public Library in Heathsville.

Sukey Starkey uses stained glass, river pebbles, tiles and other baubles to create colorful mosaics. Her artist studio in Ophelia will be open to the public as part of this year’s Arts Alive Artist Studio Tour, which benefits the Northumberland Public Library in Heathsville.

“Arts Alive,” the Northumberland Public Library’s fifth annual Artist Studio Tour, will take place Saturday and Sunday April 5 and 6, 2014. More than 20 talented artists from the lower Northern Neck have teamed up for this self-drive tour. Additional artist groups will display their works at three guild sites at Rice’s Hotel / Hughlett’s Tavern in Heathsville.
Ticket-holders to this premier event on the Northern Neck will be able to watch artists at work in their studios and purchase artwork created in the community. All proceeds from the tour benefit the Northumberland Public Library.
This two-day tour wends its way from Heathsville to Reedville to White Stone and Lancaster, with studios scattered at points in between. In addition to perennial favorites, there are many new studios/artists to visit this year.
New to the line-up are…

—Read the full story in the March 12 issue of the Northumberland Echo!

 

 

 

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