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Downtown ArtWalk announces Artists, Lineup for June 29

TYLER, June 24, 2013-- The June 29 Downtown Tyler ArtWalk will feature 20 artists and artist groups, dancers and musicians from 4 to 8 p.m., in the downtown area.

“We have acrylic, oil, photography, fiber art, jewelry, charcoals and even whelk shell art for the public to enjoy,” said Beverly Abell, City of Tyler Main Street Department leader. “Given the warm temperatures, most of our artists will be located indoors, but, we will have several performers on the T.B. Butler Plaza throughout the evening, despite the heat.”

Ballroom dancing, Zumba and line dancing will take place on the Plaza, as well as Ballet Folklorico. FLY KiDS will perform its popular routines, including dance mobs throughout the ArtWalk venue. In addition, the Downtown Tyler Film Festival committee will show favorite films from past festivals in the Gallery Main Street conference room.

Artists who have been selected via a jury process to participate in ArtWalk are: Valeria Barnhill, Casandra Bartley-Zemer, Dave Berry, Mason Buchanan, Suzan Chapman, Vickie Fears, Laney Glover, Penny Holley, Holly Izard, Sheila MacBride, Eva Malevanskaya, Matthew Martin, Dolph Miller, Lum Newburn IV, Joel Nichols, Connie Sherman, Leigha Sherman, Howard Thompson, Lucia Zwieb and the Eastside Fiber Arts group. David Wallace will be on hand next door to Jakes in the 100 block of East Erwin to share his latest art installation.

It is recommended that ArtWalk visitors begin their tour at Gallery Main Street, 110 W. Erwin St., where they can pick up a map and performance schedule. This event is free and open to the public. For more information about ArtWalk, visit www.DowntownTylerArts.com or call 903-593-6905.

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