Gallery celebrates grand opening Saturday

Meet the artists during live demonstrations

Clara Beard/WGCN<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 --><br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 --><br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->A few of the artists who will be participating in the new Gallery in Williams: Top row: Lisa Noble, graphite pencil drawing; Mary O’Brien, watercolor; Tom Williams, metal sculpture; and Jim Winbourn, photography. Bottom row: Bonnie Dent, watercolor and other media; Lee Magness, jewelry; Harriett Hendel, wire sculpted jewelry; and Helen Gorney, oil painting.

Clara Beard/WGCN<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 --><br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 --><br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->A few of the artists who will be participating in the new Gallery in Williams: Top row: Lisa Noble, graphite pencil drawing; Mary O’Brien, watercolor; Tom Williams, metal sculpture; and Jim Winbourn, photography. Bottom row: Bonnie Dent, watercolor and other media; Lee Magness, jewelry; Harriett Hendel, wire sculpted jewelry; and Helen Gorney, oil painting.

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Gallery in Williams, an artist cooperative, opened their doors on Sept. 1. The Gallery is located at 309 W. Route 66 in Williams next to the Sultana Theater.

The co-op features local artists and their wide range of mediums. The artists themselves operate the Gallery, assist customers and perform assorted duties in the day-to-day functions required to operate the gallery.

The grand opening for the Gallery will take place 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. There will be artists' demonstrations throughout the day on Saturday including Eddie Parker's Spray Can Performance. Parker's art is titled Aerosol Graphia. Many other artists will be featured and will be conducting demos during the day and evening. The artists at the gallery will also be displaying and selling their creations. Some of the art featured include, jewelry, fibers, stained glass, watercolor art, pottery, oil painting, bronze sculpture, photography, quilting, graphite drawing, woodwork, scratchboard art and metal sculpture.

Music at the grand opening will be provided by Kerry-Lynn from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Attendees will have an opportunity to win one of several door prizes offered throughout the evening.

Everyone is invited to attend the Gallery's grand opening to help support local artists in their endeavor to provide a fun and creative place to display and shop for artwork in Williams. For more information, call (928) 635-3006.

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