MAE Holiday Art Walk

Friday, November 28, 2008

Maquoketa Art Experience held its first Holiday Art Walk in downtown Maquoketa, the day after Thanksgiving, November 28th, 2008 from 5 to 9pm.
Three new fine art spaces downtown and the Old City Hall Gallery were open to the public and featured drawings and paintings by artists including Rose Frantzen and Charles Morris. Brush Creek Winery provided a wine tasting at The Drawing Room, 103 S. Main St., where works on paper from MAE’s weekly drawing session were available for purchase. The Thomas Metcalf Studio at 106 S. Main, and The Charles Morris Studio at 103 E. Platt St. were open and featured exquisite drawings and paintings by each artist. Frantzen’s acclaimed oil paintings were seen at Old City Hall Gallery, 121 S. Olive. Throughout the evening, the artists were present to discuss their works with visitors. Musical entertainment was provided by Scott Dalziel at The Drawing Room.