4 Bridges 4 the arts

4 Bridges 4 the arts

April 19th, 2009 by Laura Galbraith in News

Staff Photo by D. Patrick Harding Artist Ed Mitchell, right, measures a bracelet on the wrist of Cheryl Godwin, a repeat customer from last year, during the 4 Bridges Arts Festival at the First Tennessee Pavilion. The festival continues today from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

The 4 Bridges Arts Festival is in its ninth year and has made a name for itself as one of Chattanooga's most popular art showings.

About 150 artists participated in the event, which raises money for the Association for Visual Arts.

About 30 Chattanooga artists showcased their work.

"Some people are here to really buy art. Some are here just to take it in and see all the unique things that creative people do." - Jerry Dale McFadden, the artistic director of the 4 Bridges Arts Festival.