Art Gallery features new works

Recent works by painter Lil Clinard and fiber artist Julia Malia will be on display Dec. 28 through Dec. 31 at the Art Market Gallery. An opening reception for the featured artists will begin at 5:30 p.m., Jan. 1 , with complimentary refreshments and music performed by Patrick Mulligan during Downtown Knoxville’s monthly First Friday Art Walk.

Lil Clinard is a member of the Knoxville Watercolor Society, Tennessee Watercolor Society, Tennessee Artists Association (Past President), the Tellico Village Art Guild (Past President), Oak Ridge and Fountain City Art Centers. Her original art hangs in corporate and private collections throughout the Southeast and is on display at the Art Market Gallery 422 S. Gay Street, Knoxville TN.

Malia Pocket Scarf 3

Julia Malia is a fiber, jewelry, and stained glass craftswoman as well as a watercolorist and musician. Her fiber works will be on display at the upcoming Art Market Gallery exhibit Dec. 28 through Dec. 31, 2015. Photo submitted.

Malia is a juried member of the Foothills Craft Guild as both a fiber artist (specializing in knitting and crocheting) and a jewelry maker. She is also a member of the Tennessee Valley Handspinners Guild, the Precious Metal Clay Guild of East Tennessee, and the Fountain City Art Center.

Owned and operated by more than 60 professional regional Tennessee artists, the Art Market gallery, at 422 S. Gay St. Holiday hours are 11 a.m. To 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Saturday; 11 a.m. To 9 p.m. Friday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The gallery is wheelchair accessible and parking in the abutting garage and on the street is free on weekends and after 6 p.m. Weekdays. For more information, call The Art Market Gallery at 865-525-5265.