The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting on January 21 for the grand opening of Art on Main, a new endeavor by Principal and Founder Andrea Lamarsaude. The new gallery is located at 4438 Main Street, Suite 200. It is a gallery filled with beautiful art and provides artist studios, an art gallery, art exhibition space for group or solo shows and art class and private event space. It supports local artists and creatives while fostering a vibrant arts community in Old East Dallas and DFW.
Andrea Lamarsuade was born and raised in Dallas. After graduating from SMU, she enjoyed a career in marketing communications for over 25 years. After a personal tragedy in 2014, she began creating art as a healing process and became a visual artist specializing in mixed media. With the opening of the gallery, she is combining her passion and love for art and marketing, mentoring other artists and helping them to market their work.
The gallery is currently fully leased with a waiting list. Current artists include: Fadekemi Adetoun (Kemi), Artsey Art/Joi Holmes, Blue Dragon Fine Art/ Logan Renfrow, Kaitlyn Coffee, Pam-ela Harrelson, Andrea Lamarsaude, Lourdes Lavalle, Katrina Rasmussen, Fiera Michelle Smith,, Kelly Christine Sutton, Karen Vanderpool-Haerle, Tom Ross, Vickie Ross, Shannon Wylie, SLANT Artist Collective, Rita Barnard, Sheila Cunningham, Jacque Forsher, Karen Jacobi, Laurie Mahoney, Patricia McMillan, VET.
About the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce
The purpose of the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is to promote the cultural, educational and industrial interests of the East Dallas Area so that its businesses, neighborhoods and citizens shall prosper.
The multifaceted approach of the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce provides benefits to its members in a variety of different arenas. A number of forums are offered for the promotion of all member businesses. Members are provided with relevant information regarding the East Dallas community, as well as insight into local, state and national government issues. The events that provide a conduit for these benefits, and others, include our luncheons that highlight a variety of topics addressed by featured keynote speakers. The annual Economic Summit is essentially a "state of the union" with respect to the Dallas Economy. Member businesses and guests are encouraged to gather and exchange information through the numerous networking events, especially Business After Hours which is hosted by a spotlighted member business. Sponsorship opportunities abound for these events, as well as for many of the other Chamber gatherings. For more information, visit www.eastdallaschamber.com.