Spring YART is Coming to Downtown Muncie

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MUNCIE, INDIANA (ARTS) - The Spring 2014 Muncie YART will be held on Thursday, May 1st from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, and it is open and free to everyone! RSVP here:

YART is a Yard Sale for Art! We keep the yard sale vibe going by having the sale outdoors and keeping all art priced under $40. YART began in Muncie, Indiana with students at Ball State University and continues to gain popularity in several U.S. cities. The Muncie YART is now held in Downtown Muncie, twice a year, Spring and Fall.

Muncie’s Spring 2014 YART will be held in conjunction with the May 2014 First Thursday Gallery Walk. YART is held in the Old National Financial lot on the corner of Walnut and Charles Streets in Downtown Muncie, Indiana. This community art sale,  with a goal of making art affordable and accessible to everyone, brings together artists and art patrons in a casual and unique setting.

All forms of art are welcome! Art of all kinds, by all kinds of artists! YART encourages interaction between artists and the community, hoping to make art more accessible, especially to those who think they cannot afford to buy art for themselves. To this goal, all YART art will be priced under $40!

Each YART Artist will be present throughout YART to meet the public, discuss their art, handle sales personally, and some artists will be making art LIVE at YART!

The Spring 2014 YART will feature over 50 artists with their beaded jewelry, soaps, photography, candles, buttons, oil/acrylic/watercolor paintings, fused glass art and jewelry, prints, knits for children and adults, screenprinted t-shirts, drawings, sculpture, lampwork glass beads, stuffed animals and dolls, clothing, digital art, baby booties, and mosaics; as well as the YART Hands-On Children’s ArtSpace, appearances by the acappella singing group Slyphs & Seraphim, the Cornfed Derby Dames, Muncie Burn Mob, the Blue Sky Carnival Band, Muncie OUTreach, and so much more! Fun for all ages - YART and the First Thursday Gallery Walk are for the whole family!

YART is still accepting artists! There is no cost to vend at YART, and YART does not take a cut from artist’s sales. Artists manage their own sales and need their own display. To become a YART Artist, please email Miss Moth here:  MissMoth@gmail.com

*Muncie YART on Facebook!*

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Muncie-Yart/156725934394407

YART is an all-volunteer/no-budget event and I, Miss Moth, am very grateful to Cheryl Crowder of the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership for support and the donation of YART poster printing, Old National Financial for the donated use of their parking lot, and to The Artist Within for being great YART neighbors!

To date, these local artists will be at the Spring 2014 Muncie YART (more likely to be added):

Joshua Diliberto        Devon Scott

Loren Foley & Son        Oona Manfroy-Davis

Andrew Stout            Cheyanne Bonebrake

Janessa Erickson        Jennie Desper

Jannell Summers        Laura Weber

Patrick Daly            Jean Duncan

Megan Brock            Nikki Beck-Faulkner

Lori Geisler            Michelle Foreman Freed

Pamela Konkle        Rosanna Conner

Kelli Funkhouser Teal        Tom Stader

Leon Crosby            Michael Eldon Duquette

Taylor Fentz            Joshua Williamson

Juno Alyssa Farnsworth    Annika Schaller

McKenna Davis        Amelia Rule

Shane & Faye Heath        Emily Huffer

Heather Miller            Montana Wildhack

Kari Lea Wilhems        Nathan Johnstone    

Cherish Danford        Drew Miniear

Allison Pareis            Maria Clifford

Judy Bunner             Chicqiela Elbert Velazco

Samantha Cooper        Frances VanEtten

Jeniffer Mitchell Cook        Terri Gillentine

Brittany Bee Myers        Jason Robinson

Alex Hall            Mary Fran Warner

Nona Garringer        Alison Fisher

Wes Titus            Ken Bailey

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