Jessica Damen's studio is located in Baltimore City, but her artwork is seen throughout the United States. She has won many awards, and her work has been included in national shows, art galleries, and in private and public collections. Be sure to stop in and say hello when you are browsing through Artist Alley, which will be located on West Cross Street, adjacent to the festival Wine Garden. Info: www.damenart.com
Several other artists who will be displaying and selling their original work on Artist Alley as well, including Mark Cottman of Mark Cottman Gallery and Crystal Moll of Crystal Moll Gallery, both located on South Charles Street in Federal Hill.
In addition to great art and wine, the festival also features lots of live music on two stages, food&drink, arts&crafts, and a whole city block dedicated to children's activities. Info: www.historicfederalhill.org or 410-727-4500
Margeaux Appel, Intern