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Community ‘quilt’ sculpture unveiled at art-A-palooza

8/28/2014 - South Side Leader
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By Maria Lindsay

GREEN — The 10th annual art-A-palooza was held Aug. 23 at Boettler Park. The event included a variety of artists selling their creations, children’s activities and the unveiling of a community “quilt” sculpture created to mark the 10th anniversary of art-A-palooza.

Art-A-palooza is presented by the Green Arts Council, which was established in 2003 to promote participation in and appreciation for the arts in Green, according to its website, www.greenartscouncil.org. The organization also offers a variety of art classes in late winter and early spring.

Pictured at top are Nadeen Green, of Green, and her two sons, Dominick, 4, and Henry, 1, examining the new sculpture created by artist Kristina Malcolm.

One of the artist vendors at the event included photographer Mary Waters, of Akron. She is shown above right, at right, next to Lisa Zook and Ina Zook, both of Medina, helping them selects prints.

The event also offered a variety of children’s activities. Shown below is 12-year-old Moran McNabb, visiting from Michigan, at one of those activities.

— By Maria Lindsay

  Photos: Dale Dong

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