Art-A-Thon raises funds for Cornwall Art Walk

Carol Goddard, Special to Seaway News
Art-A-Thon raises funds for Cornwall Art Walk
Among the many visitors to the Art-A-Thon held near Pitt and First Streets in Cornwall were Vincent Van Ghost and Picasso. From the left: Lee Ladouceur (Van Ghost), Richard Salem, Linda Geisel (Picasso) and Mandy Prevost. Goddard photo

CORNWALL, Ontario – 15 artists participated in Art-A-Thon, organized by 125 Pitt Street Studios, held on Pitt Street near First Street on July 31 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.  Mandy Prevost, one of the organizers of the event, explained this event helps to raise funds and awareness for the 2021 Cornwall Art Walk.  She wished to thank thanking the Happy Popcorn Company for the use of the space near their store and Modern Primitive for Henna.

Prevost explained this year’s Art Walk will feature performers, artists and artisans on Pitt Street between Second  and Water Streets and run between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday August 27. Organized under the auspices of Your Art Council, Cornwall & the Counties (YAC)  the event will provide visitors with the opportunity to enjoy dramatic presentations, musical pieces and view work created by local artists and artisans.

She anticipates 30 different artists will be participating in the Art Walk and mentioned that there would be the opportunity to purchase works during that event.  More information on this event and other initiatives from YAC on their Facebook page or by visiting their website at

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