Friday, August 6, 2010

About Town in Honesdale: Table Talk

Our local businesses and artists are joining together for the annual Summer Art Project called “Table Talk!” The Wayne County Arts Alliance has been doing the event for seven years, each year with a new fun project the artists can creatively paint & decorate, sponsored by a local business. Each business sponsors an Artist and the “table-project” is presented in front of each business for a month, and then put up for auction. Benches, Deer, Clocks and this year with our thoughts on recycling and reusing,each table has been revived into a one of a kind, “masterpiece!” This is the WCAA’s major fund raiser of the year. It’s a fun and festive event with something for everyone.
First let me tell you a little about the Wayne County Arts Alliance. The WCAA is an artist founded, non-profit organization dedicated to “enriching our community through the arts. They have programs and events geared to promoting the “arts awareness.” Some examples are: the public art project “Table Talk”, the open studio tour (last weekend), student & community art classes, the Sunday night cinema, scholarships, arts camp, tune and tales, writer’s workshops, the artist’s lounge, music program, roots & rhythm music and art festival, so many great programs.

I hope I didn’t forget anything! I am sure you will all write and let me know.
Over 45 tables will be auctioned off on Saturday, August 28th at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center in Hawley PA. The event opens at 6:00pm for the public preview and the bidding starts at 7:00pm punctually.
This is a great way to support the arts and grab yourself and original work of art. The pictures are from the other day, in the Honesdale Park; hope you enjoyed a little peak!
Keep creating! Caroline
Photograph: Linda Cobb (Zentangle fame)
Table by Kathy Morawski
We have her LOVE ROCKS here!