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Delta art show a huge success


By Amanda Reynolds

Newport Independent

The 11th Annual Delta Arts Festival brought more than 200 artists, authors and musicians together in Newport for a celebration of talent, skill and creativity at 11 locations downtown.

On Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8, visitors to the festival enjoyed visual art, literary art and musical art. At 7 p.m. on Friday, June 7, "Seeing Red" performed on the Terry Scoggins Memorial Stage.

Among the artists in attendance, there were 170 fine artists, 35 functional artists, 30 craft artists, 19 authors, 16 musical performances, two performance art shows and nine author readings. Also included were adult and children workshops.

Artists Maggie Madison, Carol Davis and Eugene McCall are a few of those featured in the photos of the festival.