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New Gallery Opens In Downtown Crawl

Downtown Arts Alliance
Woodwork designed by Joshua Mitchell

The Downtown Arts Alliance welcomes a new gallery as part of Thursday's crawl.

RUMO gallery opens its doors on Antique Alley in West Monroe.  The debut exhibition features the work of Joshua Mitchell, whose woodwork is known across northeast Louisiana.  

"Very impressive work.  He makes furniture and all types of wooden objects.  Many people will enjoy his show," says Downtown Arts Alliance Communication Consultant Ann Bloxom Smith.

The Garrett House welcomes a two-person exhibition titled, "Finding The Figure".  It features work from local artist Ian Blaylock and University of Florida artist-in-residence Amy Freeman.

The UPSTAIRS gallery and Arender Studio are partnering for a special presentation of Emily Caldwell's "Naturally" and Cliff Tresner's work in "Makers' Mark.  Tresner gives an artist talk at 7 p.m. in UPSTAIRS gallery.

Credit courtesy / Downtown Arts Alliance
Downtown Arts Alliance
Sculpture by Tresner

Other galleries participating in the crawl include: Ouachita River Gallery on Antique Alley  in West Monroe; Palace Gallery on DeSiard Street in Monroe; Sugar and Big Room galleries on Art Alley in Monroe.

The crawl is open from 5-9 p.m. Thursday.

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