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Local Artists Bring Art to the Streets in ‘Art Attack’

By Susan Larson

Some 70 local artists have registered to participate in the third annual Art Attack in downtown Fredericksburg on September 13.

“Art Attack is a grassroots event organized by local artists to encourage the exposure, promotion and celebration of Fredericksburg’s vibrant art community,” said Gabriel Pons, event organizer and co-owner with his wife Scarlett of PONSHOP Studio, Shop, Gallery and Classroom.  Pons is hopeful the registrations will continue and top the record of 90 participants.

Artists will “take Caroline Street” from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., working outdoors along Caroline Street from Amelia Street to Charlotte Street. “There will be a wide breadth of mediums from oil and collage to ceramics, as well as musicians and dancers,” Pons said. The artists will choose locations along Caroline Street, some demonstrating outside the shops and galleries of which they are members.

Participating artists include: Bill Harris, Collette Caprara, Casey Shaw, Ronald Jackson, Tanya Green, Elizabeth Seaver, Joan Limbrick and Bob Worthy. Artists interested in participating should contact [email protected]

PONSHOP is hosting “The Art Attack Show,” a juried exhibit through September 28 featuring artists participating in Art Attack 2014.
Downtown Fredericksburg Studios and Galleries
Art First Gallery, 824 Caroline St.

Artful Dimensions Gallery, 911 Charles St.

Atrium Gallery Art Studio, 526-2 Wolfe St.

Brush Strokes Gallery, 824 Caroline St.

The Copper Shop, 1707 Princess Anne St.

The Creative Side, 513 Jackson St.

810 Weekend Gallery, 810 Caroline St.

Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts,  813 Sophia St.

Freebird Studios, 709 Caroline St.

The Gallery at 915, 915 Lafayette Blvd.

Hartwood Photography and Photo Boutique, 200 William St., Suite 204-A

LibertyTown Arts Workshop, 916 Liberty St.

OddBox Studios, 526-1 Wolfe St.

PONSHOP, 712 Caroline St.

Sophia Street Studios, 1104 Sophia St.

Studio A Gallery, 1011-A Princess Anne St. (The studio is upstairs.)

Visual Treats Design Studio, 1002 Princess Anne St.

Water Street Studio, 915 A Sophia St.

Weadon Studios, 305 Hanson Ave, Suite 130

Wegner Wildlife Gallery, 520 Wolfe St.
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