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Holiday Arts Tour

2015 HAT campaign designed by Edmond Wright @

2015 HAT campaign – Ed Wright 


Each year NCLAC strives to make downtown Ruston more lively for this early winter weekend. The event is an economic booster for visual and performing artists as they perform and sell their works amidst holiday shoppers.

That’s a wrap! Thanks to all who made the 2015 Holiday Arts Tour a successful celebration of the arts! You can find the names of our participating artists below… in case you need to track someone down to make a purchase!


View photos from the weekend here on our NCLAC Facebook page.

Sprout Hour, free art projects for children, taught by artists:

mushroom ornament with Christiane Drieling

layered paper project with Liz Zanca

pinecone ornament with Bonnie Ferguson

Special Tour Location:

Doug Walton Home/Studio/Grounds

150 Encounter Point

Demonstrations by artists: 

10am–oil painting with Julie Crews @ The Frame Up

10:30–calligraphy with Shannan Inman @ Sue Paperie

11–wheelthrowing with Emma Melville @ Trenton Interiors & Co.

12–lino cut printing with Hillary Savage @ Fine Line Supply

Friday Performances:

5-6 Rhapsody Quartet @ Main Street Exchange (a cappella)

6:30-7:30 Fiddlin’ Tim Trio @ Chartreuse Pear (jazz)

8-10 The Bluesaholics @ Re/Max Results Realty (blues)

Saturday Performances:

noon-2 Tech Theatre Players @ Re/Max Results Realty (street theatre)

5-7 Twang Darkly @ Sundown Tavern (interplanetary mountain music)



*For the Tour Brochure click here: HAT2015_Booklet-PRINT*

Thanks to Fine Line Supply, our 2015 Title Sponsor!


 The following sites and artists were featured for the 18th annual Holiday Arts Tour (2015):


Emma Case on her wheel

Lacey Stinson at Turbo Goat Sporting Goods

Whitney Caskey at Turbo Goat Bicycle Shop

Dean Dablow at Studio 301

Christiane Drieling at Rumo’s Barber Shop

Dean Dablow, Peter Jones, Dianne Douglas and Patricia Jones at Frame of Mind Art Gallery

Annie Richardson, Patricia Jones, Linda Ward, Beth Holland, Nan Cole and Becky Bennett at the WAG Studio (Women’s Art Group)

Hillary Savage, Bonnie Ferguson and Frank Hamrick at Fine Line Supply (*Title Sponsor- Thanks!)

Leigh Buffington at Beau Monde Boutique

Performance site: RE/MAX Results Realty features The Bluesaholics on Friday, Tech Theatre Players on Saturday

Jessie Tucker at Amberley’s Aveda Concept Salon

watercolor by Hillary Savage

watercolor by Hillary Savage

Emily Pullin at Rhonda’s Soggy Doggy

Ruth Yung and Liz Zanca at Accent of the East

Emma Melville at Trenton Interiors & Company

Amy James at The Fashion of Ruston

Dorene Kordal and Fiddlin’ Tim Trio at Chartreuse Pear

Tommee Caldwell at Trenton Street Realty

Kevin Kennedy and Rhapsody Quartet at Main Street Exchange

Allen Tuten and Jaki Wilkinson at Lagniappe Embroidery & Gift Shoppe

sculpture by Kevin Kennedy

sculpture by Kevin Kennedy

Shawn Hood and Deanna Coleman at Cotton Top Print Shop & Fine Art

Rosalynne Fluty at Rodeo Boutique

Shannan Inman at Sue Paperie

David Reid at Penny Perfect

Potting Shed Art, Todd Cloe and Twang Darkly at Sundown Tavern

Hooshang Khorasani at House of Flowers & Cake Shoppe

Julie Crews and Richard Kordal at The Frame Up

Stacy Thomas Medaries at Embellishments

Art Students of Cedar Creek School at Durrett Law and Title, LLC

Gaeb Cardinale and Kate Champion Tedeton at Kelly Moore Bag

Stephanie Dugard and Joey Slaughter at Makers Union

Doug Walton at Walton Studio


NEA-logo-color1Holiday Arts Tour is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, OCDLOGOF2012ARTSDepartment of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts council and administered by the Shreveport Regional Arts Council.