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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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Hopscotch - Jim Weaver

$175.00Price
  • This painting is inspired by the artist's memories of childhood. Jim Weaver rememebrs, "The girls played a lot of hopscotch. They would draw patterns on the sidewalk. The boys didn't really play with the girls, but we would often sneak and play when the girls weren't around."

    This painting is 12 x 16" and is acrylic on wood. 

  • I was born in 1943 in the small town of Sheffield, AL. I found out later in life that the section of town I was raised in was called Hooligans’ Corner. I started painting at the age of 60. I’ve been painting since 2004. I started doing shows and selling my work in 2005. I paint my memories of growing up in the late 1940s and 1950s. My work has been described as simple, naïve, and childlike. I enjoy seeing people’s reactions to my work. I get smiles, tears, outright laughter. I want my work to make people feel good, because I feel good when I create it.