Spring For Art is This Weekend Throughout Historic Downtown Covington

Spring For Art is This Weekend Throughout Historic Downtown Covington

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The St. Tammany Art Association announces the opening of “Expressions Of Place:  The Southeastern Louisiana Landscape”.  Many artists included are acclaimed professionals whose paintings can be found in major private and public collections regionally and nationally, while others have found their followings closer to home. All, however, are driven to express their impressions of the land. Their styles range from traditional representational imagery to the symbolic and almost totally abstract. Yet, each has an individual interpretation of the Southeast Louisiana landscape.

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Artists featured include Ron Bechet, Jacqueline Bishop, Tanya Dischler, Adrian Deckbar, Alan Flattmann, Rhea Gary, Rolland Golden, Gail Johnson Hood, Shirley Rabé Masinter, Mary Monk, David Noll, Auseklis Ozols, Gaither Pope, Phil Sandusky, Robert Seago, Charles G. Smith, Melissa Smith, Billy Solitario, Allison Stewart, and Robert Warrens.

The St. Tammany Art Association is located at 320 N. Columbia Street, Covington, LA 70433.  Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10am – 4pm and Saturdays, 11am – 4pm. All exhibitions are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.    sttammanyartassociation.org

History Antiques & Interiors features work by local artist Cynthia Webb. Plus, a new Spring collection at History Antiques & Interiors, where every piece has a story.   historyantiquesandinteriors.com

"Endless"   Cynthia Webb
Cynthia Webb

Pick up your guide to Spring For Art at participating locations for the events taking place throughout the dowtown Covington area.  See live music by Rick Samson Project, Hill Country, Valley Rich, Timothy Gates, Hubert Cyprian and the Creole Man featuring A5.  Art demos include Free Verse poetry, Aerial Yoga, Wood Carving, Mural Masterpieces, Alligator Clay Mobile, Glass Blowing and a Kids Art Tent with Face Painting.

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The Green Room is participating in Spring For Art by hosting an open art exhibition.  Artists are asked to arrive early, bring their own method of hanging/displaying their work, limited to 3 – 5 pieces.  Ziggy McNugent (Shelby Lee) will provide music during the art show (6 – 9 p.m.), then stick around for Mighty Brother at 9:30, and Buffalo Skinner at 11!      985-892-2225

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