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The 6th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival

Photo courtesy of the Hyattsville Community.

Photo courtesy of the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation.

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Event: Saturday, September 14 from 11am to 5pm

The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation will present the Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival along Baltimore Ave (Route 1) and Jefferson St. on Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 11am to 5pm.

Over 70 visual artists and artisans, musicians and dancers will gather and be featured along the neighborhood streets of Arts District Hyattsville – one of the D.C. area’s newest smart growth communities, showcasing the talented arts community in Hyattsville and the Gateway Arts District. The town center features anchors such as Busboys and Poets, a regional restaurant and performance venue, and Yes! Organic Market, a regional grocery selling healthful food, supplements and body care products. Enjoy local beer from Franklin’s Restaurant & Brewery, delicious food and drink by Arts District Hyattsville restaurants Busboys and Poets, Chipotle, Elevation Burger, Spice 6, Tara Thai, Yogi Castle, and more.

Programming includes:

  • Children’s arts activities lead by Art Works Studio School and Joe’s Movement Emporium & World Arts Focus.
  • The Festival will also feature The Creative Edge Studio of Prince George’s County, Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance
  • Facepainting by Maia Carroll, Portraiture by Gena Noël Jackson, and craft beer by Franklin’s Brewery.

Vendors include:

Craft + Furnishings

Handmade HabitatEco-friendly scarves, candles, cat toys
Infinite Possibilities Ent., LLC
Janet EvanderPottery with natural themes & urban motifs
Mystic Water SoapArtisan bath & body products
Outta Our MindsOne-of-a-kind puppets and crafts
Patrick J. Payne
Profusions of Glass
Riggio Design & Space 26 DesignsModern, classic home decor & furnishings
Shabadaba ChicUpcycled Home Furnishings, Accessories, and Decor
“Special T” DollsOne-of-a-kind dolls & keepsakes
Tree to Art
Wunder AroundBlown glass to add some special to your everyday
Yakitoko
Yinibini Baby

Graphic, Photography + Printmaking

Avner Ofer PhotographyInternational photography on variety of print material
Drew Smith Photography, LLC
Eliza Walker PhotographyNature, landscape, and architecture inspired
Fred King, Cards and Prints
Gene Pembroke PhotographyPhotographs from around the world
icolithic studioATC-inspired mixed media
Jen-A-FusionFashion accessories made from eco friendly materials
Patti Doyen PhotographyFine Art Photography and Prints
Tejinder GorskiDistinctive decoupaged bangles & elemental prints 
Yan’s art studio

Jewelry

Alia ManshioSplendor- Unique Handmade Jewelry
Amtul Henna Body Art
Bare BonesUnique bone-carved jewelry
Chadstract MultimediaTimeless Jewelry Creations
Fisticuffs Leather
Furthermore…Abstract art for your wardrobe
Kamarelo DesignsColorful jewelry from recycled materials
Kittner Studio
Touch of Glass
Wondrous Beads

Literary

B. W. ReadFourth Sunday, the Journey of a Book Club
Richard Morris & Hyattsville Authors
Vanessa BrightDollars and Sense for Parents and Children

Painting and Mixed Media

Antoine Goho
ARTiculate/ Jenai Asemoa Art
Artmonger Inc
Brown Bag Stories
c.d. Edwards Studio
Carl “Eugi” Hall – Assorted Music Art
Delia MychajlukMixed Media Art
Denise Marie PaintingNature inspired oil paintings, photographs, prints
Eye Choose Love
Greg Slade
Hilary Katherine Beall
Ida MitchellAbstract images and colors on canvas
Jacqueline T. Pope
Jay Durrah’s Art, LLC
Joel Traylor
Jose Piedra
Joseph Sheppard Rogers
Malika Bryant - The realistic visual artist
Marite Vidales - Original Artworks
MaryAnn LipovskySpecializing in pen, ink, and watercolor
Monna Kauppinen
Paintings by J’Nell Jordan
Quilts in ColorQuilted hangings, fabric purses & bowls
Rachel’s Duct Tape Art
Sasha-LorieneOriginal and abstract paintings
T.H. GomillionOriginal captured moments
The Abstract Princess
UjamaArt

Sculpture

Alonzo Davis
RiccardoOrganic-inspired silver cast jewelry, sculpture

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Guests can stroll Jefferson Street and its adjacent sidewalks along Route 1 to view and purchase original artwork by local Prince George’s County and D.C. area artists. Guests are invited to explore our corridor’s retailers, suppliers, and non-profits by car and on foot, visiting destinations such as new housing at Arts District Hyattsville in the form of rowhomes by Pulte and EYA Homes, apartments by Palette at Arts District, the Mount Rainier Artists’ Lofts stores, Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center, as well as the M-NCPPC Brentwood Arts Exchange and artist studios located within the Gateway Arts Center. Last year’s festival drew over 3,500 guests, come mix and mingle at the 6th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival.

The festival will be held at Shoppes at Arts District Hyattsville retail town center. The intRoute 1) & Jefferson Street; 5331 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD.

For more information visit hyattsvillecdc.org/hyattsvilleartsfestival.

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