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Art Trail event to feature local Kentucky artists

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By The Staff

The second annual Art Trail and Open Studio for local Kentucky artists will be held Nov. 3 starting at 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Some artists will also hold extended hours on Sunday, Nov.  4.
Featured artists include:

Marianne Brown Pottery
When: Nov. 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 2038 Fox Creek Road, Lawrenceburg, Ky. 40342
Website: www.stamped-clay.com
Contact: 502-604-1196
“I will fire again before then and will have plenty of pieces in the copper red that is everyone’s favorite,” according to a press release from the artist. “Also more of the horse stamps and Fleur de lis stamps that are my best sellers. Now of course there will be the seconds for sale: the pieces that have some minor (or sometimes major) flaw and never made it to any of the shows. Everything will be on sale starting at 15 percent off and up to 85 percent off.”

Elements Clay Studio
When: Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 1210 Bonds Mill Road, Lawrenceburg, Ky. 40342 (Next to Four Roses Distillery)
Contact: 502-357-0093
Elements Clay Studio, owned by Susan Burge, will have several Kentucky artists, authors and musicians throughout the day. Justamere Farm will have Angus registered beef for sale by the pound and Wildside Vineyard will be offering wine tastings of their award-winning wines. Pottery wheel throwing demos, class sign ups and 20 percent off paint your own pottery studio.

Crosswinds Pottery
When: Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 340 Henry Robinson Road, Harrodsburg, Ky. 40330
Website: http://artistdirectory.ky.gov
Contact: 859-366-4439
Cynthia Carr’s studio is located on a scenic hilltop 10 miles from Highway 127 in northern Mercer County. Adjacent to “Crosswind’s Pottery” is Cyndi’s newest venture “The Crow’s Nest,” displaying unique and funky salvage collected over the years and all for sale.

Maynard Studios
Where: 1986 Fox Creek Road, Lawrenceburg, Ky. 40342
When: Nov. 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Website: www.maynardstudios.com
Contact: 502-604-3000
Join Karine and Matt Maynard at their professional blacksmith shop for their second annual studio sale and check out the progress on their new building as the studio prepares to expand.
Guest Artist Chad Balster from Louisville will be demonstrating and blowing glass with his new portable glassblowing unit from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will have many of his hand-blown creations for sale.

The Art Emporium
When: Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Nov. 4, 1-4 p.m.
Where: 1136 Bonds Mill Road, Lawrenceburg, Ky. 40342
Contact: 502-680-1801
The Art Emporium is a coalition of more than 30 artists gathered by artist and curator Brenda Gardner, who also owns and operates the Hair Clinic and the Frame Clinic in Lawrenceburg. The events for the day at the Art Emporium include soups sold by Talk of the Town Cafe, as well as multiple demonstrations by the coalition artists and hands-on workshops for all ages.

Kathleen O’Brien Studio
When: Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 875 Phillips Lane, Harrodsburg, Ky. 40330
Website: www.kathleen-obrien.com
Contact: 859-734-7731
In addition to new art artist Kathleen O’Brien is excited to share food from the bread oven and new four seasons greeting cards. Guest artist Melanie VanHouten, Founder and Artistic Director of Josephine Sculpture Park in Frankfort will be showing sculptures on Nov. 3.

Lacetree Weaving, LLC
When: Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Nov.  4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 334 Watkins Lane, Perryville, Ky. 40468
Website: www.turtleislandenterprises.com
Contact: 859-332-7046
Fiber artist Fox Hutt will host a holiday sale with refreshments from the garden. Products include hand woven handbags, table rugs, wall hangings and more.