Artist reception Friday for ‘Woman Phenomenally, Phenomenal Woman’

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 7, 2018

The Salisbury Business Center is hosting a new art exhibition featuring artists from six years of the CHICKWEED ~ Celebrating Indestructible Women annual arts and cultural event.
The exhibit, “Woman Phenomenally, Phenomenal Woman” will run June 8-Aug. 24 and is available to the public from Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Meet the artists at the opening reception Friday from 6-8 p.m., which is free and open to the public. Live acoustic music will be provided by Aleta Johnson along with light refreshments.


The exhibit features original works and prints by • Whitney Peckman • Ashley Pierce Love • Sue McHugh • Chelsea Rhae Childers • Bailey Wingler • Laura Vella • Gigi Dover • Laura Rasmussen • Karen Frazer • April Bryant • Isabel Hartsell • Sy Arden

CHICKWEED is the non-profit organization that hosts an annual arts and cultural event featuring all women musicians and artists, delivering a message of empowerment to victims of violence through the arts. The annual event proceeds have historically benefitted the local shelter for women victims of violence and their children.

In addition to musical performances, 2018 CHICKWEED will highlight the work of the seven-year collection of women artists. The show’s title is inspired by the Maya Angelou poem “Phenomenal Woman.”

This year’s concert and festival is Saturday, July 21. Visit for more information.

The CHICKWEED artists’ work featured at the Salisbury Business Center is available for purchase. The SBC does not accept commission for sales of art through this exhibit.

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