Fine & Functional Exhibition

Friday, November 16th 5-8 p.m.

Join us to celebrate the holidays and find unique art gifts for friends and family at the Hammond Regional Arts Center’s annual Fine & Functional Show from November 7-December 21. A special opening reception will be held on Friday, Nov. 16th from 5-8 p.m. during the Hammond Downtown Development District’s annual Starry November Night.

Fine & Functional is HRAC’s holiday tradition where gallery visitors may purchase affordable one-of-a-kind artwork while also supporting the local arts community. This unique, handmade art experience is curated by professional artists Nancy Perilloux and Katherine Scherer. This year, Fine & Functional offers original art by local and regional artists in a variety of artistic mediums, including: ceramics, glass, jewelry, limited edition prints, sculpture, wood, and more.

Participating artists include: Jamie Alonzo-Watts, Greg Arceneaux, Sandy Baham, Mary Boston, Rocky Broome, Tootie Calmes, Julie Cornelius, Rosemary Goodell, Trent Hebert, Jerry Hymel, Sue Karmeisool, Lynda Katz, Connie Kittok, Michael Koeniggeder, Sherryl Lutz, Jodie Masterman, Jaime Miller, Sandy Parfait, Cindy Rodger, Katherine Scherer, Dennis Sipiorski, Lauren Tobey, Emily and David Wortman.

With the spirit of gift giving and shopping convenience in mind, all art presented in the exhibition is available for patrons to take with them at the time of purchase. Join us at the HRAC for the opportunity to purchase unique fine arts and crafts for everyone on your Christmas list.


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Bon a Tiere Printmaking Exhibition

Bon a Tiere, on view January 9 - February 28

Please join us on Friday, February 1, 2019 for an artists reception from 5-8 p.m. Curated by Ernest Milsted, Southeastern Louisiana University Printmaking Professor; Bon A Tiere features the work of 16 artists from Georgia, Louisiana, Indiana, Texas, Virginia, and New York.

Featured artists include: Justin Barfield, Xenia Fedorechenko, Tim Fite, Belinda Flores-Shinshillas, Steven Foutch, Courtney Googe, Veronica Hallock, Kathryn Hunter, Raluca Iancu, Ross Jahnke, Brian Kelly, Jeff Mickey, Ernest Milsted, Jennifer Printz, Sean Starwars, and Jon Swindler.

B.A.T. stands for Bon A Tiere, French for ready to go or ready to print. B.A.T. is the universally recognized and official mark used by printmakers indicating that the artist has approved the work and the work can now be printed.


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The Hammond Regional Arts Center (HRAC) supports, promotes, and coordinates visual, performing, and literary arts in Tangipahoa Parish and surrounding parishes. Our primary mission is to enrich lives through quality arts education, develop an appreciation of the arts within individuals, and introduce the public to professional exhibitions, performances and literature.

The Hammond Regional Arts Center is supported in part by a Decentralized Arts Funding Grant from the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge in cooperation with the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, and Louisiana State Arts Council.

Our sincere gratitude goes out to our many supporters! Special thanks to those who have shown support of our efforts to promote the arts.

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Holly & Smith ArchitectsRon S. Macaluso Law Firm, LLCJerry Hymel's Our Glass Studio
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Patron Club Members:
CARE, Inc.

Tom & Donna Gay Anderson
Deek & Leisa Deblieux

Don Fellows & Hayley Taff

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