Flying Boot Ornament-Penny Mcallister

  • These adorable flying booties would be a whimsical addition to any tree! Made from different fiber materials. Approximately 3"x5".

  • Late folk artist Penny McAllister began her career as a school librarian at Verner School and ended her career at Flatwoods Elementary School just prior to her retirement in 2003. After retirement in 2003, she turned her efforts to her hobbies of gardening, sewing and other needlework. She expanded her talents as a folk artist creating many papier-mâché "critters", taking them to art and craft shows all over the United States. She was highly regarded in the folk art community as an artist and mentor to others, and her work was featured in several national publications. Her artistic ability and whimsical wit brought joy and. laughter to many. She always credited her grandmothers with teaching her the fundamentals of creativity.

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Kentuck Art Center and Festival was established in 1971. Kentuck's mission is to perpetuate the arts, engage the community, and empower the artist. The Kentuck Festival of the Arts is held annually in October, and during that weekend, makes a $5.5 million economic impact on its community.

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