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Newark Arts Alliance presents annual holiday art market

Nov 17, 2016 01:20PM, Published by Steven Hoffman, Categories: Arts+Entertainment




The Newark Arts Alliance (NAA) will present the annual Holiday Art Market, on display from from Tuesday, Nov. 22 to Saturday, Dec. 31. Thirteen artists will have booths set up in the NAA’s exhibition gallery with a variety of jewelry, pottery, scarfs, fused glass, paintings, felted art, and more for sale, all perfect for holiday gift-giving. Visitors may shop Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with extended hours on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. All sales will benefit the artists and the NAA.

The Holiday Art Market artists are juried for selection. This year’s artists are: Andrea Barrier (jewelry); Gail Bush (stained glass); Sarah Dressler (fiber art); Eleanor Fink (jewelry); Carole Fox (pottery); Catherine Houghton (painting); Karen Hornor (jewelry); Ingrid Jackoway (stained glass); Jo Miller (felted art and upcycled wool); Karen O’Lone Hahn (pottery, painting, and books); Wendy Shipman (handweaving); Jay Stutman (jewelry); and Mary Jane Tyrie (fused glass). Artful gifts are also available in the NAA’s gallery shop. Art by local artists is guaranteed to be unique and to make your loved ones feel special.

The NAA will hold a free “Meet the Artists” reception to celebrate the Holiday Art Market on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Light refreshments and drinks will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

The Newark Arts Alliance is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com

The mission of the Newark Arts Alliance, a locally supported nonprofit organization, is to provide the citizens of greater Newark with the opportunity to explore and display their creativity, as well as to participate in cultural events that build community.

The Newark Arts Alliance is located in Market East Plaza at 276 East Main Street, Suite 102, Newark, Delaware 19711. Hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., with extended hours on Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Admission is free. For more information about the Newark Arts Alliance, call 302-266-7266, e-mail info@newarkartsalliance.org, or visit www.newarkartsalliance.org.



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