Thursday, January 3, 2013
Just before the Christmas holiday, the Warren Arts Initiative hosted its 'In the Nick of Time' art show & sale, featuring several local artists.
For final event in 2012, the Warren Arts Initiative hosted 'In the Nick of Time,' a show and sale promoting local artists in the area, at The Coffee Depot on Dec. 20. In the accompanying video, Coffee Depot Manager Mary Jackson speaks about organizing the event, and several local artists talk about having the opportunity to show their work to last-minute holiday shoppers.
Friday, October 21, 2011
Photographs of 21 artists from Warren are now on display at the Warren Town Hall.
Photographs of 21 Warren artists are now on display in the Warren Town Hall as part of a Warren Arts Initiative project to put a face with the name of local artists. The Warren Arts Initiative, a work group of the Economic Development Board set up the exhibit and hosted an opening reception on Thursday evening. According to Diane Horton, one of the event organizers, the exhibit was created to showcase the artists of Warren. "Artists are such a large part of the community in Warren," Horton said, noting that the results of their survey to create a database of Warren artists revealed that there are more than 200 artists in the area. "We're trying to connect the town to the artists and the artists to the town." Joann Fayan, an actress who …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
The Economic Development Board in Warren has created a subcommittee entitled the Warren Arts Initiative to create a database to connect artists and art consumers.
The East Bay is saturated with history, but many are unaware of other hidden treasures it has to offer. Strolling along the historical streets of Warren, exploring shops, restaurants, galleries and theatres, many do not realize that at practically every turn, they are surrounded by art. Warren is bursting with creative talent, and with the help of the Warren Economic Development Board, these talents have been given a chance to shine and prosper without worries of taxes. The Economic Development Board recently created a subcommittee called the Warren Arts Initiative, created to help artists network and to reach out to the growing artist population. “Warren is known for its artists and its art community,” said Paula Silva, Economic …