Local art groups use talents to give back

Showing at 147 North to benefit concern hotline

WINCHESTER,Va. - An all inclusive art group is using their talents to give back to various local non-profit organizations. 

Over 40 paintings and  drawings are hung on the walls of 147 north on the Loudon Street mall. The artwork is all for sale to raise money for the concern hotline, which is a  crisis intervention and suicide prevention information and referral phone service. Of every piece sold, $10 will go to the concern hotline. The art group includes artist of all ages and skill levels and participants say they're glad to know their art makes a difference in the community.

"We definitely want to support our community and again with selling our art we do it because we love art so making money just basically buys our materials to make more art, so if we can give and help out. Everyone in our group is different and they all have a charity." Crissy Knotts Other Side of the Track founder says. 

Next weekend The Other Side of the Track arts group will donate a portion of art sales to the Laurel Center for Domestic Violence. 


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