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Release Date: Friday, February 24th 2017

Twisted Oak, a pop-up Art Shop, coming to 17 E. Martin Street in Downtown Raleigh

RALEIGH, NC (February 24, 2017) – The Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA), in keeping with its mission to attract retailers to downtown, is excited to announce a new pop-up art shop, Twisted Oak, coming to 17 E. Martin Street. The following is on behalf of Twisted Oak:

From the folks who brought you the Capital City Co-Op Painters comes a new and different kind of art shop: Original art, prints, and merchandise from an eclectic group of artists in Raleigh, NC. Members of Twisted Oak include Caitlyn Cary, Skillet Gilmore, Ryan Cummings, Errol Engelbrecht, Ryan Fox, Paul Friedrich, Tim Lee, Rob Logic, and Kevin Peddicord. The store will be located at 17. E. Martin Street, which has hosted several pop-up stores and an art installations over the past 15 months. The Downtown Raleigh Alliance assisted in finding a location for this pop-up opportunity. 

Twisted Oak will be open for business on Wednesday, March 1 just in time to host a First Friday reception on Friday, March 3. 

For more information visited the Twisted Oak Facebook Page or contact Kevin Peddicord at kevin@kevinpeddicord.com



About Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA):

DRA is an award-winning nonprofit organization whose mission is to continue the revitalization of Raleigh’s downtown. The Alliance enhances the quality of life and positively impacts the economic success of downtown through six core services:  1. Safety & Hospitality Ambassadors; 2. Strategic Branding & Community Communications; 3. Events Production; 4. Retail Attraction & Merchant Promotions; 5. Strategic Partnerships & Stakeholder Engagement; and 6. Strategic Planning. For more information about DRA, please visit www.YouRHere.com.