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Concrete Canvas 2020 Arts and Music Festival

Date of Event: 05-02-2020

Start TIme: 11:00 AM

End Time: 07:00 PM

First Festival for 2020

Saturday May 2, 2020
From 11 am - 7 pm

At Artivity on the Green and Liberty Street in the Arts District, Winston-Salem

We will have muralists painting the back wall in the park, the wall of the Gargae building and the short wall in front of the Red Dog Gallery.

Muralist starting at 10 am
DJ music starts at 11 am
Live Music starting 12-1 pm
and going until 6-7 pm

Awesome local artists selling their works from 12-5pm on Liberty Street

Food Trucks will be set-up for service at 11 am

FREE to the public!
Kids corner

Like us on facebook "Artivity on the Green" and "Arts for Arts Sake" to keep up with all the lasted plans!


The Big Mouff Cheesesteaks will be on-site with all its goodies!

Stop by and get some hot dogs from Big Daddy Dawgs.

Cool off with some great chilly goodies from Kona Ice.

Need a more adult drink to keep you cool while shopping with artists, watching the muralists and listening to tunes? We have you covered. Fiddlin' Fish will be at the park pouring 2 of their awesome brews!

Muralists and Music

The line-up of live bands playing are listed below. Come listed to some cool tunes, watch the muralist paint and do some shopping with local artists.

Moon Weedz
TheWoodhead Bob
DJ Growley

The line-up of muralists have been confirmed. Take a look at this list of awesome talent who will be making some magic happen on the back wall of the park!

Dumptruck Junior
Corey Williams
Caro Lara
Abstract Dissent
Joey Allen
Johnny Brown
Raman Bhardwaj
Jag One

Karen Britton and her daughter will be painting a new mural on the knee wall outside Red Dog Gallery.

Donell Williams will be painting the ARTC Theatre signage with comedy and tragedy. We will also be painting the wall of the ARTC Theatre next to the AFAS Center for the Arts building.

Artists - click picture for full screen view

Joey Allen - Joey's artistic style blends bright colors with modern icons and timeless pop characters.

Valencia Watlington Brown - Abstract Stone Art Portraits that can be used in any home decor'-mixtures of Country,Rustic or Traditional home settings.

Kathy Clark - Creations that celebrate our desire to reach for something higher and honor our penchant for ceremony. Bohemian prayer flags, portable altars, masks and Space Invader earrings!

Carolina Corona - I will have original acrylics and watercolors inspired by nature as well as archival prints and note cards. Stop by my booth for colorful and joyful paintings.

Jennifer Daniel - Unique beaded & macrame’ jewelry

Sean Erbe - My style of painting combines unique line art illustrations with an eroded abstract aesthetic. I want my work to convey a philosophy that the breakdown of things, be it material, personal, or societal can be a beautiful process that marks an end and a renewal.

Gene Grimaldi - Hand made pottery

Denis Grue - 1.Celebrate our American heritage of "Immigration and Freedom" with a colorful silkscreen T-shirt based on an original abstract painting by French-American artist, Denis Grue.
2.Show your mischievous side with a black silkscreen T-shirt showing a multi-color abstract Harlequin, from original art by Denis Grue.

Barrie Howard - Oil on canvas scenes of Winston-Salem and selected portraits.

Katlin Johnson - Hand made woodworking and wood burned items.

Elizabeth Kilgore - Emotional and dreamy illustrations in watercolor, gouache and ink. You can find me on Instagram: @zabkillkitten.

Elijah kimball - Iconic Pop Culture Characters and prints of earlier work.

Hurley Kimber - acrylic canvas paintings

Julie Knabb - Various jewelry made by Julie Knabb, students from her classes and customers of Studio 2 Bead Shop.

Stewart Knight - Kid's Corner tent with craft projects for kids.

Belinda Linville - semiprecious gemstone jewelry

ERIC MARKS - Prints and original paintings and illustrations Will be unavailable.

Vincent Mattacchione - My passion for wood makes everyday more exciting than the one before.

Theresa Maxwell - Fiber artist.
Unique bags, upcycled leather goods

Roosevelt Pitt - Publisher and creator of super hero comic books, featuring my flagship character Purge.

Susan Powers - Creative exploration is the way my world turns! I’ve spent the last several years concentrating on silversmithing and making unique, beautiful jewelry. But lately though I’ve been exploring in more depth, my first passion, painting. Watercolor is my medium of choice these days. It’s complexities keep me on my toes but that also keeps me intrigued.

Lauren Reveri - Outsider portrait and landscape mosaics made from reclaimed ceramic and wood materials

Marian Smith - Blingy beaded bracelets, and maybe a few other hand made treasures.

Diamond Spraggins - I am a contemporary artist who personalizes in paintings, and shoe customizing for an exciting customer experience.

Grai Swan - My art wanders through surreal worlds and explores enigmatic creatures that are inspired by the animal and plant life around us.

Tonja Underwood - I make by hand beaded zipper pulls and keychains. They are great for book bags, pencil pouches, cosmetic bags, purses, etc.

Rachel White - Mixed media artist

Eileen Wilhem - I will have prints and pastel originals for sale featuring pilot mountain, chickens, landscapes and lots of poppy and lavender field paintings.

Deborah Willard - Hand painted hats and visors

Steve Wishnevsky - hand made guitars, banjos, and basses