Guests Can Experience It All with New Trolley Ride Stops At 2019 Fall Art Crawl

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Posted: September 11, 2019
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The 2019 Fall Art Crawl will take place Friday, September 13 from 5:30–8:30 pm. The Art Crawl will showcase more than 50 artists in over 40 different galleries, shops and businesses scattered throughout Downtown Statesville.

This free event welcomes everyone to come downtown and stroll through the shops, meet the artists and enjoy many different styles and mediums of art. Art Crawl deepens the community’s commitment and appreciation for the arts by highlighting talented artists of all levels and experience. Guests can enjoy music, browse through the shops, and then stay late for live music, food, and drinks at one of our many restaurants and bars. A program/map directing attendees to all the locations and listing all participating artists will be available at each location. You never know what you will find along the route—jewelry, pottery, acrylic and oil paintings, woodturning, sculpture and so much more! Find a piece you love, make a purchase, and support local artists! 

New to Art Crawl this year will be FREE trolley rides presented by Griffin Insurance/Nationwide! Guests can trolley around beautiful Downtown Statesville to see all the participating artists and locations! 

At the 2019 Fall Art Crawl, guests can be the first to see the newly installed additions to the Cooper Street Art Gallery located at 114 E. Broad St. on the sidewall of Nu-Way Shoe Shop. These pieces of artwork vary from photography to paintings: 


  • Summer Day Camp
    Kali Moore, photographer
    Statesville Recreation & Parks Department

  • Chewie and Penny (Two furry and fabulous Statesville residents)
    Larisa Kamp
    Acrylic

  • Iredell Farm
    Don Moore
    Oil on canvas

  • Sunset Rip
    Mandi Rae
    Oil on canvas

  • Fort Dobbs - Bringing the Past Alive
    Julie-Ann Mold, Photographer

  • Tidal Pool
    Katherine Armistead
    Watercolor

  • “The Burner” taken at the Carolina BalloonFest
    Bill Leach, photographer

  • American Legion parade, 1934.
    Even in the depth of the Great Depression, we took time to celebrate.
    R. M. Rickert, Sr., photographer
    Statesville Historical Collection

  • Conjoined Gerbera Daisy
    Wendy Bailey, photographer


Enjoy four brand new sculptures in the Statesville Sculpture Garden. These unique pieces of artwork vary in size and material, as well as style. Stop by and see the new additions that are part of the annual revolving exhibit of sculptures in the garden.
Corner of Water St. and N. Center St.     

New revolving sculptures:
- Bob Doster (November Leaves)
- Theresa Arico (Goddess of Golden Light)
- Joseph Sands (Blue Cadence)
- Adam Walls (Blue Tower)

Permanent Sculptures:
- Josh Cote (Wish You Were Hare) New permanent sculpture
- Mike Roig (Top of the Whirled)
- Nicholas Sorlien (Middle Men)
- Tim Werrell (Fourth Creek Tree)

Make the escape to Key to Escape’s selfie station at Statesville Jewelry and Loan (110 S. Center St.) to share your visit with friends.  One lucky visitor will get a pass for two to become an Escape Artist at Key to Escape. 

Get LIVE in the ‘Ville!  Check out www.downtownstatesvillenc.org/calendar for all the live music happening in Downtown Statesville throughout Art Crawl.  In addition to the live music that happens every Friday night in venues throughout Downtown Statesville, you will also find the Five ‘til’ 5 Brass Quintet outside of Yours Truly Boutique & Legacy Sports at 104 W. Broad Street during the event.  

We would like to acknowledge our Art Crawl sponsors Sheri Bistreich and Associates, A financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Statesville Jewelry & Loan, Spokeology, Groucho’s of Statesville, Jenkins Cleaners, and Johnson Greenhouses for their support of this event. Parking during the Art Crawl is available on street and in any of the 10 public lots throughout the business district. For more information, contact Downtown Statesville at 704-878-3436 or email:info@downtownstatesvillenc.org.

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