Special Events

 

The Eastern Shore Art Center and Committee on Public Art join forces once more to bring the community together in “Art on a Limb”, September 10-30, 2016.

Fairhope has been YARN BOMBED!

Just over 40 teams of artists have decorated the downtown trees of Fairhope in colorful coats over the weekend in the latest Eastern Shore Art Center community art project “Art on a Limb”!

Artworks were installed Saturday, September 10th and will be up until September 30th. Councilman, Jack Burrell, and Owner of Mobile Yarn, Heidi Sunday, judged all 43 trees Saturday afternoon and after a tough deliberation, announced the winners at the Fairhope Welcome Center. (For the full list of award winners, see the second page.)

A People’s Choice Award will be announced at the Art Center’s closing celebration, September 30 at 4pm. You can vote for your favorite tree at its corresponding business. Just check the sign in front of the tree and drop a donation in the business’ ballot box. Ballot box donations go to the Art Center’s community outreach efforts!

 

For more info, contact: Project Coordinators, Gaye Lindsey at gplindsey@bellsouth.net or Philip Webb at philipraywebb@gmail.com

Click here to download a map of all 43 trees!

Check out daily updates at https://www.facebook.com/artonalimbfairhope

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Congratulations to our winners!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YOUTH:

First Place: #20 Bayside Academy (Sponsored by: Russell Thompson Butler & Houston, LLP)

Second Place: #3 Eastern Shore Art Center ArtBash Jellyfish

Third Place: #31 All in the Family (Sponsored by: Jones Design & Construction)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADULT:

First Place: Tie between both trees created by our Friends of the Fairhope Library, #16 & #17 (#17 Sponsored by: B&B Pecans)

Second Place: #21 The Mystic Mermaids (Sponsored by: TCB Coastal Banking)

Third Place: #35 Coral Bomb (Sponsored by: Dr. Penry of A Friendly Affair)

Honorable Mention: #40 Fit to be Tied (Sponsored by: Doug Harrell Dentistry)

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Thank you to all of our sponsors and teams for participating! A special thank you to Coats Crafts for donating yarn to the project!

1 Poppy Tree (ESAC)

2 Sponsor: Stacey Howell

   Team: Janie Nobles

3 Jellyfish (ESAC)

4 Sponsor/Team: The Kiln Studio & Gallery

5 Sponsor: Anonymous

    Team: The Knitting Loon

6 Sponsor/Team: The Brennity at Daphne

7 Sponsor: Friends of the Fairhope Museum

   Team: Friends of the Fairhope Museum

8 Sponsor/Team: Azalea City Quilter's Guild

9 Sponsor/Team: Homestead Village and Hogwarts of Fairhope

10 Sponsor/Team: Deja Vu

11 Sponsor: Dianne & Clay Swanzy

     Team: Faith Temple Swee “T”s

12 Sponsor/Team: Animal Wellness Center of Fairhope

13 Sponsor/Team: Terry & Janie Nobles

14 Sponsor/Team: Soul Shine Yoga

15 Sponsor: Bayside Regenerative Medicine

     Team: Elizabeth Baker of Tuscaloosa, AL

16 Sponsor/Team: Friends of the Fairhope Library

17 Sponsor: B&B Pecans

     Team: Friends of the Fairhope Library

18 Sponsor: James and Mona Hood

     Team: Azalea City Art Quilters

19 Sponsor/Team: Lulu & Me, LLC

20 Sponsor: Russell Thompson Butler & Houston, LLP

    Team: Bayside Academy

21 Sponsor: TCB Coastal Banking

     Team: Mystic Mermaids

22 Sponsor: Page & Palette

     Team: Trinity Stitchers

23 Sponsor: Lyons Share Frame & Art Gallery

     Team: Lyon’s Pride

24 Sponsor: Ecumenical Ministries

     Team: Emmy's Thrift Shop

25 Sponsor: Frenchman's Corner of Fairhope

     Team: Fairhope Chocolate

26 Sponsor: Cybele's

     Team: Fairhope Yacht Club Auxiliary

27 Sponsor: M & F Casuals

     Team: Jubilee Knitters

28 Sponsor/Team: The Picture Show & R Bistro

29 Sponsor/Team: The Nall Art Foundation

30 Sponsor: Sandra's Place Deli

     Team: Fairhope Arts & Crafts Foundation

31 Sponsor: Jones Design & Construction

     Team: All in the Family

32 Sponsor: Brenny's Jewelry Co.

     Team: Maxine’s Mavens

33 Sponsor/Team: Fantasy Island Toys

34 Sponsor/Team: Stowe's Jewelers

35 Sponsor: Dr. Katie Penry of A Friendly Affair

     Team: Coral Bomb

36 Sponsor/Team: The Cat's Meow

37 Sponsor: Hampton Inn Fairhope (Mobile Bay)

     Team: Coming Up Roses!

38 Sponsor: RE/MAX by the Bay

     Team: Pirates a Plenty (Fairhope Middle School & Fairhope High School)

39 Sponsor: Hand Arendall, L.L.C.

     Team: Exceptional Foundation Gulf Coast

40 Sponsor: Doug Harrell Dentistry

     Team: Fit To Be Tied

41 Sponsor: John A. Robertson Insurance Agency, Inc.

     Team: Stars & Bars

42 Old Glory

43 Sponsor: Bay Shore Dermatology

     Team: Bay Shore Knitter

 

 

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Past Events

 

 

"Poppies for Veterans: Symbols of Sacrifice"

Poppies have been a symbol for the sacrifices of veterans since the poem “In Flanders Field” was written in 1915. In 2015, our Ceramics Department embarked on a massive effort to make several thousand red ceramic poppies inspired by the installation “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red” at the Tower of London in November, 2014.

*** Poppies are now located at the Art Center and are still available for purchase : $20 each, or $50 for three. Stemless poppies are $10 each, $25 for three.***  Proceeds from the sale of poppies will be donated to selected LOCAL veterans organizations.

 

PHOTO BY: SHERRY STIMPSON FROST

 

For more information, please contact our Project Coordinator, Gaye Lindsey: gplindsey@bellsouth.net

or visit our Facebook:

www.facebook.com/PoppiesForVeterans

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