A lidded ceramic jar by artist Cecy Holcomb. Submitted photo
September Art Squared Arts Market
Fall will be approaching when the Art Squared Arts Market returns on Saturday.
Taking place at the old Hays County Courthouse lawn from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., this free event features dozens of artists exhibiting and selling their works, as well as live music from 1 to 3 p.m.
This month’s featured artist is ceramic artist, Cecy Holcomb. Cecy Holcomb and her husband Travis Holcomb built a ceramic studio on their property in San Marcos in 2006 and opened their business, Holcombville Pottery, the following year. She specializes in functional items such as cups, bowls and pitchers, and enjoys knowing that her pottery is used not only for special occasions but on a daily basis.
September's featured musicians are brothers Billy and Anderson Roy as The Roy Brothers. Billy Roy’s dynamic singing and songwriting combine with Anderson’ Roy s poetic bass guitar style and harmonies to form a musical chemistry that emotes both reverence and energy. Giving life to the sounds of a folksome brotherhood, the Roy Brothers aim to create meaningful music with intention and authenticity.
This month's featured organization is the SMART Orchestra, that is dedicated to the enhanced appreciation and understanding of orchestral music in San Marcos and the surrounding communities. They offer an outlet for every individual interested in the study and performance of orchestral music, whether a musician or simply someone who enjoys orchestral music.
For this month' featured activity, children can explore their creative side at the Kid’s Craft Table. Each month they can experience a different art activity that will stimulate their creativity and allow them to create a unique piece of art. The Kids’ Craft Table is free and open to kids of all ages!
Enjoy T’ai Chi with local teacher Margaret Falletta at 9 a.m. on the courthouse lawn. T’ai Chi is a slow, gentle martial art form which originated in China and has been practiced for hundreds of years. Falletta’s emphasis is on the health benefits T’ai Chi provides – increased mental focus, decreased stress and better body balance.
Taking place on the second Saturday of every month between March and December, the Art Squared Art Market is sponsored by the San Marcos Art League and it is funded by memberships, donations and the San Marcos Arts Commission. For more information, go to Art Squared's website.