Artist Reception

BUTCH MERIWETHER/Courtesy

BUTCH MERIWETHER/Courtesy

From left, Kingman Mayor John Salem, Kingman Downtown Merchants Association President Chris Durkin, local artist Ken McAtee and Angela Patterson, owner of Beale Street Brews and Beale Street Gallery of Fine Arts, chat during the First Friday Artist Reception held in her gallery July 3. First Friday is an open house to highlight one of the many new businesses that have located to old downtown and was also a public showing of paintings produced by McAtee. Visitors to the reception had the opportunity to view numerous paintings on display by McAtee, check out pieces of jewelry designed by local artists, and were treated to "finger foods," refreshments and an evening of stimulating conversations.