Last Year’s Artists

We had a great time at the 2012 Clarksville Fine Arts Festival. Fine art, wonderful music, and plenty of food.

If you saw something you liked at the festival, but just didn’t quite get around to getting it…or if you want to know more about the artists at the 2012 festival, here they are!

2012 Artists

Algaier, Larry

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Larry Algaier is a sponsor and organizer for the Clarksville Fine Arts Festival. He works in oils, sculpture, pottery, pencil and more. Square Corner Artworks right on the Historic Clarksville Square is his full working studio and gallery and will be open throughout the event. Be sure and stop in! Continue reading

Allison, Phyllis

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Leaded Stained Glass My interest in stained glass started when I visited a glass studio and fell in love, I could not wait to get my own studio. I have been in the business since 2003 and have experience in … Continue reading

Baz, Carlos

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I was born in Mexico City. I study photohgraphy in New York City. During several years it travels by diverse places, knowing different people, problems and aspects of the daily life. Often it tries to make an effort me to … Continue reading

Boyd, Cissy

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Pottery/earthenware. Cissy Boyd is a Licensed Professional Counselor from Tyler, TX who pursued the art of making pottery after loving it for many years. Her style is characterized by an organic and imperfect style often embellished with natural elements such … Continue reading

Butts, Marion

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Marion is a local history teacher and a prolific author on the history of “The Gateway to Texas”. Marion will be exhibiting, selling, and signing his works at this year’s art festival. His books can also be purchased around town, … Continue reading

Carl, William

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Author. Writing is a third career for William Carl. First a banker, then a research chemist, and now a novelist. Carl has a BBA, BS, and MS, plus professional certifications in several fields. Active in the arts, he has written … Continue reading

Fontenot, Sam

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Sam is a blacksmith and metal artist from Tyler, Texas and he will be doing LIVE demos during the artfest. Come out and see this exciting event! Continue reading

Gable, Johnny Ray

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Johnny is from Honey Grove and produces hand made semi-precious jewelry and also works in leather and stone.

Gibson, Georgia

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I began my love of clay during a high school art class where I was provided a short window into the world of clay. It was love at first touch. I knew someday I would work in clay but never … Continue reading

Gibson, Hal

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I was born and raised in Dallas Texas. I received my degree in business at SMU. While working for an oil company in Dallas, I met my wife and pottery partner Georgia. When Georgia and her class at the local … Continue reading

Glass, Janice

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Meet the Author: Janice Monk Glass was born into Deep East Texas families of farmers, educators, and writers who encouraged her to write. Her first works were published in a national farm magazine when she was nine-years-old. She attended East … Continue reading

Harris, Anne

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From Anne: I was raised in NJ, took art classes at a studio run by the Reinigers for 12 years. I went to the Gloucester couty Vo-Tech school for commercial art and attended 1 year at Murray State majoring in … Continue reading

Hines, Connie

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Original hand-painted, fun furniture by Connie Hines & Kaylajo Regers. From outdoor garden benches to indoor/outdoor wall hangings, chairs and tables. At “The Cookoos Nest” everything becomes a canvas for painting. From the floor, to the tabletops, to the flea … Continue reading

Meyer, Daniel

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Daniel Meyer–Author. Adventurer. Electrician. Daniel Meyer is the author of the award winning Life Is a Road series of motorcycle adventure books and produces artworks primarily in watercolor and pencil. Continue reading

Millikan, Bettie ; Hale, Becky ; Clark, Alice

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Bettie’s Bits and Pieces–Quilts by Bettie Millikan and Becky Hale
Alice Clark’s Everyday Quilts and Embroidery–Tea Towels and Napkins

Their fully equipped quilt studio is located at 117 W. Broadway (on the Square) and will be open throughout the artfest. Be sure and stop by! Continue reading

Moss, Vicki

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Stain glass and jewelry. Fascinated since childhood with the color and light of a stained glass window in the family dining room, Vicki Moss embarked on a career of glassworking that has now spanned more than 32 years. With experience … Continue reading

Oertel, Henry

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Henry is from Mt. Vernon and will be featuring his absolutely gorgeous wood turnings. You know you’ve GOT to get one of these!

He will be doing LIVE wood turning demonstrations at his booth throughout the festival! Come and see! Continue reading

ONeal, Juanita

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I am a 20 year old woman, a struggling mother, and an artist. Although young, I am a woman of many walks of life. Each walk of life brings me closer to my canvas and discovery with the paint brush. … Continue reading

Pollok, Jack

Jack is a local wood carver. Come check it out!

Roberts, Gaylia

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Gaylia Roberts lives in a small town in McCurtain with her husband. She enjoys a variety of art and is a published writer and illustrator. She has various art all over the United States, items she has sold to individuals. … Continue reading

Scott, Roger

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Roger hails from Clarksville, Texas and creates gorgeous and intricate sculpture in wood and metal. Roger will be doing live carving demonstrations for us at the 2012 Clarksville Fine Arts Festival! Continue reading

Smith, Pat

Pat is from Clarksville and works in ceramics.

Welker, Susie

Susie Welker is from Clarksville, Texas and produces Hand Painted Greeting Cards. Susie’s cards are actually individual miniature paintings done on a greeting card format and are a site to see.

Yarborough, Darren

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Darren Yarborough is a native Texan, born and raised in the eastern suburbs of Dallas. Currently he lives and works in a small community in East Texas with his wife and the occasional adult child that comes home to roost … Continue reading