painted-window

GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/21/14) — Greenville's Painted Window is a great place to view works by local and regional artists.

Leigh Ellen and Mark Stewart, proprietors of the Painted Window, opened the shop in April of this year.

The Painted Window is a art gallery and a consignment shop for artists from the area. It is also a whimsical gift shop, a place for painting parties, and is available for private art sessions.

Leigh Ellen Stewart has taught art in Muhlenberg County for the past 32 years. She and her husband enjoy traveling the region touring various art districts. Stewart says there are many places to visit. She particularly likes Paducah.

Stewart told the story of how Paducah suffered a flood in the historical district at some point in the past. The buildings involved in the disaster were becoming dilapidated, so the city sold each building for $1 to interested artists. The catch was that the buildings had to be renovated. The result was a wonderful art district that captures the imagination.

Stewarts's experiences with her students, her art tours, and her personal love of art led her to opening the Painted Window. Right now, the shop is on summer hours but when school starts it will only be open on the weekends. Stewart says that when the shop is open, a painted window will be hung on the porch. It will not always be the same window but they all represent what the shop is trying to accomplish — to open a window into the imaginations of people, and get them interested in art and, perhaps, encourage them to follow their own ideas into the area.

The Painted window is currently open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. They are located at 122 West Main Cross in Greenville.

You can also find them on Facebook at, https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Painted-Window/1455824754654296.

Charles Riley
SurfKY News Reporter
SurfKY News Photos/Charles Riley

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,689.86
0.00 (0.00%)    
2 S&P 2,103.84
0.00 (0.00%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,128.28
-0.50 (-0.01%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 6139

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3835

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 3662

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3640

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2762

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16566

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15522

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 01, 2015 2426

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2286

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1760

'Diggers' Return to Find More Hatfield-McCoy…

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1265

Knight Crowned 2015 Miss Pre-Teen Hopkins County…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 1134

Poole Wins Hopkins County Fair Talent Show

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1104

One Injured in Vehicle Roll-Over Accident

by SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 979

Community Helps ‘Cram the Hummer’ for School…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 901

Tiniest Division of Hopkins County Fair Pageants…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 870

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News