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‘Live Well’: ARTFEST features art by kids at local Boys & Girls Clubs

By LIVE WELL STAFF
Wednesday, Sep 10 2014 04:17 PM

With brushes in hand and colorful palettes to choose from, kids at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County create breathtaking art.

“There is great demand for our children’s artwork,” Zane Smith, executive director of the local club, said Wednesday on “Live Well.”

To honor artists and raise funds for the art program, the club is putting on its 15th annual ARTFEST, featuring wine tasting and dinner.

Attendees will have a chance to meet the featured artists and talk to them about the art they are selling, Smith said. Vanessa Emo, ARTFEST co-chair, said meeting the kids and talking to them about their thought process behind their paintings generates great feelings.

The club’s art program is so well-known in the community that...

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