as reported in an earlier blog, roswell is not only booming with great shopping for accessories, furniture and dining but it also plays host to a rather large selection of art galleries within a few blocks of each other.
first stop on our gallery tour is a: “raiford gallery”
“raiford gallery” is housed in a 9,100 square foot timber-framed building that was lovingly erected in an “amish-styled” barn raising by family and friends on aug. 12, 1995.
representing over 400 artists, “raiford gallery” features glass art, ceramics, original paintings, jewelry, turned wood and everything in between.
next is: “ann jackson gallery”
“ann jackson gallery” is a family owned business located in historic roswell georgia. the gallery was founded by ann jackson in 1971 and her three daughters carry on her legacy every day as they work with new and longstanding clientele.
“ann jackson gallery” is unique in its style and in the artists they represent. they carry work from local as well as national and international artists. in addition, they carry works by founder ann jackson.
“ann jackson gallery” specializes in fine oils, but also carries other mediums including acrylics, works on paper, and fine sculpture. they pride themselves in carrying some of the finest artwork available in the southeast including hand-embellished digital fine art prints and serigraphs. they proudly boast having “something for everyone’s taste and everyone’s pocketbook.”
last stop today on our roswell gallery tour is e: “ford smith gallery”
along with the most premier collection of Ford’s original paintings and limited editions, the “ford smith gallery” now journeys into the third dimension with a stunning, new sculpture exhibit brought to you from santa fe, new mexico. artist ford smith welcomes bien to the roswell “ford smith gallery” as a permanent artist whose breath-taking and unique sculptures are the perfect companion to the gallery. these awe-inspiring pieces mingle flawlessly amid ford smith paintings and are not to be missed.
the three galleries i have highlighted are among a list of five premier galleries in the downtown historic district of roswell, ga.
if you love art like i do, then please take a stroll down canton street soon and check them out!