April Art Walk celebrates Plein Air & More in downtown High Springs

Jewelry by Karen Nelmes

High Springs Downtown Merchants Press Release

The seasonal monthly Art walk returns to historic downtown High Springs on Saturday April 16, 2022, from noon to 5 p.m.

The event features local artists gracing sidewalks and storefronts, with some locations offering live paintings and demonstrations. Art Walk shines a light on the charming, walkable hospitality of a small town in High Springs.

This seasonal monthly event is an opportunity for local artisans and artists to demonstrate and display their talents and offer their works for sale in downtown shop windows. Participating host merchants also offer promotions and sales during the event.

April 16 Art Walk exhibitions, workshops and celebrations include:

  • The featured artist is Karen Nelmes of Land and sea meet the sky with its hand-forged and handmade gemstone jewelry, which will be located across from High Springs Creamery, 23629 W Hwy 27
  • Good News Arts will be hosting a Book Arts and Bookmaking Workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their new location at 18555 High Springs Main Street
  • High Springs Creates, 23625 W US Hwy 27, will feature Pop Up with The Plant Plugs, Turkey Roost Nursery and Rivers of Humanity, as well as apothecaries, crystals, jewelry and all natural body products
  • The 22-artist Santa Fe Springs Plein Air exhibit opens at 11 a.m. and ends Art Walk with an artist reception from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Lanza Gallery & Supplies, 23645 W US Hwy 27

Look for Art walk to continue in 2022 with more artists and creators throughout the year. Next dates for Art walks are May 21, June 18, October 15, November 19 and December 17, 2022.

For more information or if you are a local artist or craftsperson interested in taking part in an upcoming art walk, please visit https://www.facebook.com/HighSpringsDowntownMerchants

Dora W. Clawson