aLOT of ART 2023

Mural Artist collage

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND… aLOT of Art is a wonderful interactive program where 16 artists over 5 events create large-scale art murals LIVE, during LOT 323. The finished product will become a part of our outdoor gallery for the season and will be available for sale. This is not a competition, it is just LOVE FOR ART and the CREATIVE PROCESS. Come and enjoy the experience this concept as well as the incredible talent.

Learn about the 2023 artists & schedule below

June 9th

Marta Sanchez

Marta Sanchez is a Philadelphia based Latina artist whose murals and public art can be seen throughout the Philly and beyond. She often features trains and train tracks in memory of growing up near a train yard in San Antonia, Texas.

Michelle Franzoni

Michelle Franzoni describes herself as an intuitive artist who uses paint to express whatever needs to come out. Art is both her love and her life!

Kenneth Leap

Kenneth Leap has been a recognized artist and expert in the medium of glass for 30 years. He says that in response to the Covid 19 Pandemic he painted a mural project in his local park and has been in trouble ever since. The glass world’s loss is our gain!

July 7th

Lisa Evanoff

Lisa is an artist and graphic designer from South Jersey. An avid painter, she focuses in both acrylic and watercolor. When not painting, she is making spooky candles, stickers, and more. She can also be found upcycling every day items into new art! You can find her Artsy Absurdity on Instagram, Etsy and Tiktok.

Jennifer Bates

Jennifer is a professor and professional artist with a passion for facilitating mindfulness focused art workshops and sharing her love of mandalas. In 2015, she founded My Path Inspired to provide vibrant, symbolic art and inspire people through her writing on how symbolism and self-awareness are part of self-care and personal empowerment. She is a co-author of several personal empowerment and self-care books under the pen name Tela Talise. Jennifer is known for layers of symbolism in her paintings and often jokes about the line of animal messengers awaiting their portraits. Join us at Lot 323 on July 7 as she creates one of her inspired pieces!  Website   Facebook   Instagram


July 14th

Bernard Collins

Bernard Collins dazzles with his soulful, exuberant portraits, sometimes in African masks, but always wearing their humanity. You can find his recent public murals in Atlantic City,, or stop by to watch him make art at our Lot 323 event this Friday!

Danielle Cartier

Danielle is known for her mural projects and large scale, mixed media paintings made from reconstructed materials, recombined ephemera and layered print making and painting processes. Since 2017, she has painted and installed over twenty-five grant-funded, public art murals throughout four counties in South Jersey. Her public mural projects have consistently headlined in the South Jersey Courier Post, NJ Indy and have been featured on ABC Channel 6 Action News. Cartier is working on multiple new public artworks and murals in Southern New Jersey for 2023. Most recently, she opened her own art gallery, DC Gallery & Studio, within the Glasstown Arts District of Millville.

Cassidy Colgan

Cassidy creates whimsical folk art through enamels, acrylics and reverse glass painting. She finds inspiration in the magic of everyday nature and mythology and is fascinated by the humor and richness of stories. During her 8 years living in Buenos Aires she studied with a Fileteado master, a common style found decorating the streets, cafes and buses of Buenos Aires. You can see all of these influences at work at Lot 323 this Friday as she creates her mural for our community!

Jennifer Russel

Jennifer, AKA, Jenn’s a Little Loopy, describes herself as Martha without a staff or estates to manage. We’re blown away by her cool and witty collage and mixed media pieces. You can find her this Friday at Lot 323 creating one of fabulous pieces as part of our live art series, aLot of Art. Not to be missed!

July 21st

Essence Hampton

Essence Hampton creates fantastical pieces that often appear to have emerged right from a dream. Come out this Friday and see what evolves from her brush!

Adam Nicely

He’s back! Adam Nicely captivated everyone (especially the kids) last season as he created his awesome multimedia piece and you can watch Art come to life with him again this Friday at Lot 323!

July 28th

Iris Richardson

Iris Richardson is a multidisciplinary artist from Hückelhoven, NRW Germany, who currently teaches art at Rowan Unive rsity. Known for her macro photography, painting, and sculpture, Iris is drawn to intricate detail and hidden beauty of the natural world. From the delicate petals of a flower to the patterns of a butterfly’s wing, her work invites the viewer to see the world anew. 

Casey Jewell

Casey Jewell Donovan is a mixed media artist who does everything from digital/2D work, to shoes and apparel to mixed media portraits. Growing up she was told she could “make anything out of anything” and she has taken it to heart recycling anything she can get her hands on into inventive art. See her create a unique piece this Friday at our final Lot 323 event of the season!

Lori Raggio

Lori Raggio is a lifelong visual artist and educator who primarily works in oil and watercolor. Her body of work focuses on florals, landscapes, women icons, self-worth and the unattainable, combining literary figures and modern-day people. You can find her on Etsy and Facebook as boardandeasel and @loriraggio on Instagram!

Olivia Musselman

Olivia Musselman is a Philly-based artist studying Printmaking at Tyler School of Art and Architecture. Her work explores the intersection of memory, identity, and kinship through monotype, etching, and lithography. She has exhibited in Rome, Philadelphia, and New Jersey. You can find her work on her Instagram @omusselman and her website.