Fine Arts and Crafts Fair

Fine Arts and Crafts Fair


MONDAY COOLING US DOWN. IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT PIECE OF DECOR OR JEWELRY OR EVEN EVEN A GIFT LOOK NO FURTHER THAN THE FINE ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND. LOCAL ARTIST WILL BE SHOWING THE WORK IN ONE PLACE THANKS TO THE MONDAY CLUB. CONNIE WILLEFORD AND VICTORY COOPER ARE HERE TO TELL US MORE. THANK YOU FOR BEING WITH US. VICTORY I WANT TO START WITH YOU. — CONNIE AND TALK TO ABOUT THE MONDAY CLUB IN GENERAL. TELL ME ABOUT IT LADIES EARLIER WERE TALKING ABOUT 1800S. BACK IN 1892 10 WOMEN GOT TOGETHER AND FORMED LADIES READING CIRCLE AND THAT LED TO THE NUCLEUS OF THE JOHNSON CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY. AND THE MONDAY CLUB IS A SERVICE ORGANIZATION OF THE JOHNSON CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY AND THE FINE ARTS FAIR WILL BENEFIT ALL THE PROCEEDS’S AND SO FORTH THAT WE MAKE WILL BENEFIT GO TO THE LIBRARY. FOR SERVICES THEY HAVE AND PROGRAMS. AS I SAID IS A SERVICE ORGANIZATION THIS IS THE THIRD ANNUAL FINE ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR. WITH VENDORS FROM ALL AROUND THE REGION AND SOME OF THEM ARE LOCAL ARTIST. AND YOU GUYS BROUGHT SOME HERE IN VICTOR YOU ARE GOING TO TELL US A BIT ABOUT SOME OF THE ARTISTS THAT WE CAN EXPECT AT THE FAIR. YES. I’M SO EXCITED BECAUSE RIGHT HERE WE HAVE VERY FINE ART. YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO TO NORTH CAROLINA TO SEE FINE ART. THIS YEAR WE’RE GOING TO HAVE RICHARD DWYER BACK. HE DOES THESE BEAUTIFUL FALL DESIGNS. AND SARAH WILL BE WITH US AGAIN LAST YEAR SHE CREATED THIS AND I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE WHAT SHE’S DONE THIS YEAR. WE ARE ALSO GOING TO HAVE NANCY FISHMAN. SHE DOES A LOT OF BEAUTIFUL POTTERY AS WELL. SHE IS RETURNING THIS YEAR. THIS IS A PIECE I PURCHASED LAST YEAR IT WAS FUN TO HAVE IN MY HOME. CAROLYN WHITE COMES UP FROM POWELL AND SHE IS A BIG HIT AS WELL. SHE’S DOING A LOT OF GENE THINGS. THE LATEST IN FILE AT ONCE FINDS OUT I THINK IT WILL BE FUN TO HAVE HER AGAIN THIS YEAR FOR WILL BE FUN TO SEE WHAT SHE BRINGS. YES. ALL THESE ARE INDIVIDUAL ONE-OF- A-KIND ITEMS. AND JEWELRY. MY NECKLACE WAS TAMMY MOORE. SHE HAS DONE THAT. AND I REALLY ENJOYED ALL OF THE THINGS THESE ARTISTS BRING. IT’S HARD TO DECIDE WHAT TO PURCHASE AT THE END OF THE IS FREE FREE TO GET IN BUT AND AS YOU SAID THE PROVINCE YOU MAKE GOES RIGHT BACK TO THE JOHNSON CITY LIBRARY. ONE OTHER THING I WANT TO MENTION THIS YEAR WE ARE VERY FORTUNATE TO HAVE SOME OF THE ARTISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHY ARTISTS AND THE SCULPTURE ARTISTS THAT WERE PART OF THE LIBRARY PROGRAM AND RECEIVED A GRANT AND THEY HAD CLASSES AND WE ARE GOING TO BE ABLE TO SEE WHAT THE RESULTS ARE OF THESE CLASSES. AND EVERYBODY WILL BE AMAZED OF HOW WONDERFUL THIS PRESENTATION WILL BE. IT’S GOING TO BE A FUN COUPLE OF DAYS. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR COMING ON AND SHOWING US WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN THEY COME TO THE FINE ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR AT THE JOHNSON

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