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Downtown Gallery Crawl

By Melanie Moffett
In Bayou Scene
Apr 28th, 2016

On Thursday, April 7th, art enthusiasts attended the Downtown Gallery Crawl along the eight galleries participating in Monroe and West Monroe. Sugar Gallery hosted three artists this month as well as their regulars, while UPSTAIRS featured Patricia Tait Jones and Bill Ayers. Big Room Gallery featured work by curator Rick Sikes, along with Emily Caldwell, Anna Schriefer, Amy Ouchley and Jason Byron Nelson. Arender Studio’s exhibition “Half Full,” featured work by Emery Thibodeaux, Amy Freeman and Jessica Slaughter. Rounding out the shows on the Monroe side was Palace Gallery who showed a collection from Caroline Youngblood and The Garrett House exhibited artworks by Geneva Academy’s K-12th grade Students. On the west side of the river, Rumo’s Gallery presented Katie Minyard, and Ouachita River Art Gallery featured original art from over 30 artists.