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05/ 15/ 03 Howard Finster Fest 2003 Annual Folk Art Show and Sale

Public painting of CowParade Cow by a collaboration of folk artists

When: May 17/18, 2003
Saturday, May 17, 2003 10am - 6pm
Sunday, May 18, 2003 12noon - 6pm

Where:
Paradise Gardens, Summerville, GA

Event Description:
More than 50 contemporary outsider, folk and self-taught artists will convene for the largest annual outdoor folk art show and sale in Georgia. Located on the inspirational backdrop featured in REM’s video, the weekend’s activities are slated to include, live music, food and interactive creativity demonstrations.

Special Features:
Several highly "collectable" artists in attendance including: RA Miller, Missionary Mary Proctor, Myrtice West and more. A collaboration of various folk artists will produce a life-sized painted plastic cow for the Atlanta 2003 Cow Parade Tribute to Georgia Folk Artists.

Cost:
$ 3.00 per person, proceeds go to Paradise Gardens Park fund.

For More Information, contact: 270-424-9987 or e-mail: lasterblaster@earthlink.net or visit www.finster.com for maps and photos.

2003 ARTISTS scheduled to attend: Robert Seven, Kim Clayton, Butch Anthony, C.M. and Grace Kelly Laster, Miz Thang, Ramona Hotel, R.A Miller, Big Chief and Swamprose, Joe and Eric Legge, Chris Hubbard, Bucket Man, Ned Berry, Jim Shores, Pruitt Family, Bebo, Eric (preacherman) Pace, Willard J, Steve White, Roy Finster, J.D. Sipe, Tom Blunt, Mary Zeman, Paul Flack ,Emily Ann Rector, and more.

LIVE MUSIC to include: Marlin Brackett, Gary Greene, Rev. Bubba, Hal Beaver, Kelly Lane, and others.

DIRECTIONS: (FROM ATLANTA) Take I-75 north to Exit#306 Adairsville. Take
Hwy 140 W to Hwy 27 N. Go thru Summerville. Stay North on Hwy 27, past Wal-Mart shopping center, right on Rena St. Follow signs (approx 3 Blocks).

FINSTER FEST 2003 - is an annual event in honor of America's most celebrated visionary/folk artist the late Rev. Howard Finster. Artists and musicians gather to pay tribute and continue the legacy of a respected friend.


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