In-Town Gallery Presents Wearable Art Trunk Show Friday

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

There will be a Wearable Art Trunk Show of fiber art and fine jewelry on Friday from 5-8 p.m. as part of Tennessee Craft Week at In-town Gallery, 26A Frazier Ave. in Chattanooga. 

"Models wearing elegant fine jewelry, soft handwoven wraps and colorful hand dyed silk scarves and garments will circulate the gallery, showing the best ways to combine art clothing and one-of-a-kind jewelry," officials said.   

The Wearable Art Trunk Show will feature the work of craft artists Traci Paden (hand dyed silk garments and scarves), Irene Catlin (handwoven wraps and shawls), and fine jewelry artists Eleanor Goodson, Marian Kern, Barbara Murnan and Carol Ott.

Other craft artists will present everything from holiday ornaments and pottery soup tureens to hand-turned woodwork and award-winning glass pieces.

  Special informational talks and demos are also planned.



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