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CACE's 5th Sunday Artisans are, from left, Susan McCullough, quilting; Jean Liberty, metal sculpture; Norene Dillard, painting; Lillian Murray, Russian technique painting; Judy Coulter, painting on wood; and Paul Todd, wood turning.

An afternoon of art and entertainment was enhanced by the sharing of information by artisans and art supporters at CACE's 5th Sunday with the Arts. In addition to featured artisan Jan Landis who presented a program on her history with puppets, there were six artisans who participated in a show-and-tell of their recent works. Representatives from eleven cultural art organizations shared information about the activities of their respective groups. These included Piecemakers Quilters, FanTastic Quilters, Cumberland County Film Society, Tansi Art League, Plateau Origami People, the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade, Crossville Arts Council, PAART Performing Arts Alliance of Rural Tennessee, The Photography Club, the Cumberland Wood Turners, and CACE Cumberland Artisans for Creative Expression. CACE representatives encouraged the purchase of specialty license plates where a significant percentage of the funds are managed by the Tennessee Arts Commission which channels the money back into arts programming. CACE also promoted the annual Youth Expo, scheduled for Saturday, April 9, which exhibits visual and performing art of Cumberland County students and provides opportunities for artistic relationships between youth and adult instructors. The 5th Sunday events have the unique opportunity for artisans to celebrate the artistic achievements of other individuals and organizations. The next 5th Sunday event will be May 29, 2011.