World Art Day 2024 – Austin, Texas Chapter

The first World Art Day Celebration of the Texas Chapter of AFABW was a great success, with eleven participating visual artists with a wide array of wares, and twelve live performers.

Approximately fifty guests enjoyed checking out everything from handmade silver jewelry to stunning paintings, anime, woodcrafts, textiles, 3D printing, phenomenal custom cookies and book publishing.

The live performances included Freedom Medal winner Lee Spiller who sang some of his original songs, Shane Jorgani- international award winning poet from India, local popular pianist Dan McMurrough, Sonia Strang and Jorge Aguelo from Argentina who dazzled us with her singing and his handmade traditional flutes from the Andes, Stazja McFadyen- Co-Founder of Poets for Human Rights and more.

Reviews:

“I loved the event! It was so awesome to see how many amazing local artists we have here in Austin. So fun to make new friends and experience wonderful art. I can’t wait for next year!” Zoe Croman -Writer

“This was a very nice opportunity to not only meet new artists but to also get to be part of it and see all the amazing talent. The environment was very welcoming and friendly. Looking to collaborate more down the road.” Daniela and Robert Jakiel