Each year, Albany Barn hosts Gifted, a two day event kicking off on the first Friday in December. Friday night we open up our doors to the community, we will have open studios, over 20 local vendors, a DJ, light refreshments and the opening reception of Albany Barn Flash Bash, a group exhibition featuring the work of local tattoo artists. To enter the event, we have a suggested donation of $5.
Saturday morning we will have open studios again, this time, the community can come purchase ornaments and create miniature works of art alongside our artists! There will be a coffee bar and light refreshments for sale
Who will you see at Gifted 2023…
Friday night open studios:
Raina Briggs- (painting), exhibiting artist in Albany Barn Flash Bash, Jim Paulsen (painting), Lexi Hannah (painting), Kiara Johnson (painting)
Friday night & Saturday morning:
Lori Kochanski (weaving), Alex Waters (painting), Nicole DeSantis (collage), Ashley Busby (painting), Zach Sicard (painting), Makenna Ashley (painting and drawing), Megan Ruch (painting), & Paula Frazell (collage)
Albany Barn’s Flash Bash
Join us in celebrating the first-ever, Albany Barn Flash Bash. This exciting exhibition showcases the original works of tattoo artists from our local community. You’ll have a chance to discover the unique artistry of tattooing and witness the process behind it. Plus, you can check out some flash that you can add to your collection, whether it’s for display at home or on your body.
Featured artists: Raina Briggs, Dan Belcher, Deanna Louise, Eric Goltz, Shelley Darling & Shane Murphy
Promotional image designed by resident artist Raina Briggs