Mill Centre's Holiday Arts Weekend will feature a cornucopia of works


December 01, 1991|By Linda Lowe Morris

Next weekend the Mill Centre in Hampden will be the largest art gallery in the area as more than 40 artists, craftspeople and entrepreneurs open their studios for the Holiday Arts Weekend.

This, the center's fifth annual open house, will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and next Sunday at the renovated 19th century Mount Vernon/Woodberry Mills, off Falls Road.

Work will include bonsai by Arschell Morrell, papier-mache and paintings by Charlene Rene Clark, paintings by Barbara Kassel, paintings and photographs by Pam Wallace, pottery by Cathy Hart and Janet Teach, paintings and hand-pulled monotypes by Charlotte Kaufman, art glass by Lucinda Shaw, sculpture by Jill Lyons, paintings by Sally Buttner, jewelry by Bruce Blackburn, watercolors by Jane Neary, pastels and paintings by Sally Sanford Ney and paintings by Wendy Roberts.

Others will have frames, custom-made cabinets, silk and dried arrangements, accessories and prints. Night Goods and Hometown Girl Inc. will hold a warehouse sale.

Eleven guest artists have been invited to participate. They include basketmaker Arlene Maltrop, portrait artist Janice Armiger, jeweler Laurie Flannery, clockmaker Leeann Krause, box maker Linda Zook and jeweler Wendi Buckheit. Karen Hill will have jewelry made from her mouth-blown glass beads. Stephanie Telk will have painted floor coverings. Melanie Temple will bring painted furniture, Betsy Porter her hand-painted silk scarves and shirts. And Carrie Ozkok will bring imported items from the Middle East.

A portion of the proceeds from sales will be donated to Florence Crittenton Services, a nearby residential facility for troubled teenage girls.

Admission to the open house is free and parking is available next to the building.

8, The Mill Centre is at 3000 Chestnut Ave.

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