Artisans Unlimited at 46th annual Lewiston Art Festivalby jmaloni
Participants of Artisans Unlimited of Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will be on hand at the 46th annual Lewiston Art Festival on Aug. 11-12. Visit their booth (in front of DiCamillo's Bakery on Center Street) to view original art and purchase prints of selected program-produced art priced from $6 to $12.
The booth will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Displayed art will include ceramics, fused glass, paintings, weavings and mixed media works of art. All art is created by adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities who participate in the fine arts programming in the agency's locations in Lockport, Niagara Falls and Wheatfield.
Returning this year to the booth is the "Paint-A-Square" canvas where aspiring artists of all ages may paint a square in any style for $5 per square. A new item for 2012 - to take home or give as a gift - is a glass suncatcher priced at $8.