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First Friday Art Walk
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 • Posted September 5, 2012

Mason’s First Friday Art Walk is coming Friday, September 7th. The time is 6:30-8:30 until the weather gets cooler and then we may start a little earlier. You can start anywhere you would like. The Blocks of the art galleries, artists, studio, and wineries are listed below.

Block 1: (the unnamed Alley)LAMPLIGHT DESIGNS: Find out the name of the Elephant Mural, while, while enjoying the artwork on the fence by Sheryl Ranne and Deborah Hofmann.

MASON UNDERGROUND: Come for some refreshing sangria. UPTOWN 244: New event/party space. Art work will be on display.

RENEE WALKER REAL ESTATE: Will be hosting a featured artist.

GOOD TO GO: Live Music and refreshments.

RED DOOR ANTIQUES: Red Door Antiques will have another “preview” opening with many new pieces of art and more books and maps on view, with the grand opening planned for the next couple of weeks. Come in to see our new landscape paintings, some featuring a spring-time view of bluebonnets, and an exhibit of the many different dollars that have been legal tender in Texas for the past three centuries.

CINDY ZEMIS-MORRIS STUDIO: Whenever Austinite Liz Murray visits Mason (as often as possible), she first checks the marquee of the Odeon to see what’s playing. Not that it matters, since it is the Odeon experience she enjoys most, especially the small inexpensive bag of fresh popped popcorn. To support the Odeon, Liz has created blank note cards, which she is offering for a nominal donation during the September Art Walk. All proceeds will support the Odeon Preservation Association. Come see these quirky to pretty images she has captured with her iPhone camera.

Block 2:

SQUARE MUSEUM: Showcasing the history of Mason County.

GEMS OF THE HILL COUNTRY: Cerise (the new store manager) and Diane will be in Dallas at a jewelry show purchasing new items. Therefore they won’t be open for the September Art Walk.

KYLE MARTIN STUDIO: Still too ‘hot’ for his studio to be open in September…see his work at Sandstone Wine Bar & Gallery.

Block 3:

ARTISAN GALLERY: Come see work of local artist. Wine and refreshments.

MASON GALLERY: Enjoy light refreshments of wine and cheese.

THE SHOOTING STAR: The Shooting Star would like to showcase: Linda Granberry’s colorful paintings from Roosters to bluebonnets, Lawrie Airheart’s black and whites photos of Mason, and James A. Mungum & Sidney Shinerville Folk Art.

THE PETAL PATCH: Proud supporter of local artists…crosses, jewelry, crochet art, and silk flower arrangements.

SANDSTONE WINE BAR & GALLERY: Enjoy the rest of the evening while sipping wine from Mason grapes. Walk around the 2 new steel iconic sculptures and “The Prophecy” bronze of renowned southwest artist Bill Worrell. Inside the gallery you will find work from Kyle Martin, Spider Johnson, Bill Worrell, Lori Hunt, Kendall Raban, Karen Mitchell, Lynda Haupert and Matt Hey.

The Mason ART WALK is a gift to the community and its visitors. Gather your friends, bring a attitude of fun, and come hear live music, enjoy the refreshments, meet the artists, and celebrate the ARTS IN MASON!

Tobey Statue Raffle

This is the last time raffle tickets can be purchased for the Tobey statue “Keeper of the Night.” Tickets can be purchased at any of the local banks. Raffle tickets will also be sold and the winning ticket will be drawn on September 7th at the Mason Art Walk. This beautiful piece of art was donated by Rebecca Tobey for all the money raised to help Mason residents who have been diagnosed with cancer. Tickets are $5.00 each or 5 tickets for $20.00.

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