Cooper Young Art Tour – Friday, May 1

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CY Art Tour – Friday, May 1

Join us for the Cooper Young Art Tour held every first Friday of the month starting at 6:00 p.m. Jay Etkin, owner of Jay Etkin Gallery, creates special art exhibitions at Pop-Up Galleries at numerous business locations throughout our unique hip neighborhood.

Among the featured artists on Friday, May 1, are Pamela Hassler at Jay Etkin Gallery and Jeff Scott’s, the Elvis Archives, at Young Avenue Deli. Artists Carol Sams, Bobby Spillman, Jimpsie Ayres, Roy Tamboli, Gwendolyn Barnes and others participating throughout CY!

Participating artists/businesses were art can be seen:

  • Gwendolyn Barnes and Pam Cobb – Memphis Made Brewing, 768 South Cooper
  • Rachel Ford – Phillip Ashley Chocolates, 798 South Cooper Street
  • Kong Wee Pang – Tart Bakery, 820 South Cooper Street
  • Small works by Johnny Taylor and Others – Me & Mrs. Jones, 889 South
    Cooper Street
  • Normal Soskel – Cowork Memphis, 902 South Cooper Street
  • Celtic Crossing, 903 South Cooper Street – Music!
  • Leigh Ann Wilmot / Robert Snyder – CY Glassworks & Gifts, 906 South
    Cooper Street
  • Alex Warble – Burke’s Book Store, 936 South Cooper Street
  • Pamela Hassler – Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 South Cooper Street
  • Large works by Johnny Taylor – Peridot, 944 South Cooper Street
  • Mike Coulson – Strano!, 948 South Cooper Street
  • Goner Records, 2152 Young Avenue – Music!
  • Wayne Edge, Brantley Elzey, Travis Carrier, Dr. Bob, Lee Gillespie,
    Lamar Sorrento – Bar DKDC, 964 South Cooper Street
  • Jeff Scott photographs from the Archives of Elvis Presley – Young Avenue
    Deli, 2119 Young Avenue
  • Tori Cooper – Java Cabana Coffeehouse, 2170 Young Avenue
  • Jimpsie Ayres – Ray Rico Freelance, 2294 Young Avenue
  • Carol Sams – CYCA Offices, 2298 Young Avenue
  • Group Show of Small Works – Imagine Vegan Cafe, 2299 Young Avenue

Dance Makers Workshop presents 3 pieces – Meat and Potatoes (un)Likely Duets at the gazebo located at the corner of Cooper and Young at 7:00 p.m. sharp. Dancer, Delilah VanSciver will be performing at various locations to be announced.

Join us for all different forms of artistry in our historically hip neighborhood during the new CY Art Tour. For more information about the monthly Art Tours, please contact Jay Etkin at 901-550-0064 or go to Events on for a full listing of events offered each month.

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