Finding dragons in driftwood
Wanda Burrell, of Shell Knob, studied the driftwood sculptures of Marcia Nicholls at the first Falling for Art in the Park, hosted by the Creative Arts of Shell Knob. Nicholls turns bits of driftwood into fanciful works of art featuring birds, dragons and abstract design. Democrat photo/Roberts
The potter's wheel
Nanette Philbert and Roberts Aesenault, both of Shell Knob, joined forces to display their pottery at Falling for Art in the Park on Saturday in Shell Knob. Both ladies use material that is dishwasher and microwave safe in their crockery and decorative items. Most artists participating in Saturday's event also have work displayed at the Old Church Gallery, located at 22251 Farm Road 1240 in old Shell Knob.
Jim Hoover, president of Creative Arts of Shell Knob, and Marcia Hoover, treasurer, discussed the successful turnout for the group's first artist showing and festival at the CCC Park in Shell Knob on Saturday. "In spite of the threat of rain, we've had several people out today and they keep coming," said Hoover. The event featured works by painters, wood carvers, glass workers and musicians.