Monday, April 23, 2012
Dr. Thomas Foundation Announces First-ever Off the Wall Fine Art & Craft Sale to be held May 5
The inaugural Off the Wall fine art and craft sale will be held Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Music Road Convention Center in Pigeon Forge. Admission and parking are free. The event supports the health care programs and services of LeConte Medical Center.
Off the Wall will showcase original works by more than 25 regional and local artists. The event will feature a variety of media, including oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, jewelry, pottery and fiber art.
Participating artists include Sandra Abraham, Lois Armstrong, Mike Berry, Betty Bullen, Jean Chellino, Pat Clapsaddle, Larry Cole, Cindy Day, Bailey Earith, Deborah Gall, Jonathan Howe, Joan Jannaman, Joppa Mountain Pottery, Mary Ellen Lokey, Sharron Mallison, Mike Naney, Chuck Ottolini, Mickey Payne, Leila Platt, Marcia Shelly, David Swanagin, Robert Tino, Bob and Debbie Walker, Terri Waters and Gary Woods. In addition, there will be a variety of artists represented by Village Fine Art, the event Gallery Partner.
The Dr. Thomas Foundation would like to thank Trenta Swann and Monte Miller for co-chairing this first-ever art event. Also, the Foundation salutes our generous event sponsors – Covenant Health Federal Credit Union, Riverside Tower, James and June Gerding, Rep. Richard and Ann Montgomery; as well as our event hosts – Charles Blalock and Sons Inc., Burchfiel Medical Park, Citizens National Bank, Dr. Robert and Stacey Santee, and Jim and Jane Sidwell.
There’s something in everyone’s price range at Off the Wall. So, come select your choice of art work to take home! Prices range from $10 for notecards and small prints to large original oils at $5,000, and everything in between. For more information, call the Dr. Thomas Foundation at (865)446-9628.