Members of the Gainesville Main Street Program and participating merchants of historic downtown Gainesville invite the public to the upcoming installment of “ArtWalk,” set for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday in downtown Gainesville, and offering a night of art, shopping and refreshments. Attendants can see paintings, drawings, ceramics, wood carvings, photography and other media from a number of North Texas artists — and can support the local art community. A press release from the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce added that this will be the second and final ArtWalk event to be held this year. Local merchants participating include Amelia’s Attic, Ananas, Chapman’s, Kinne’s Jewelers, Otts Home Furnishings, Paige Davidson Studio/Cahoots, The BHive and Wiese’s. Confirmed artists (as of Monday) set to exhibit their works include Tony Avila, Jade Conner, Cathy Shepherd, Don Hawkins, Robert Voth, William Finch, Steve Ladatto, Paige Davidson, Carolyn Rekerdres, Melinda Hartner, Cassie Barbosa, Cindy Westbrook, Judy Smith, Lana Wiese and Gerri Williams. Also, members of the Gainesville Area Visual Arts organization will present a special exhibit at Amelia’s Attic. Carolyn Rekerdres, Cindy Westbrook, Jade Conner, Melinda Hartner and Paige Davidson will exhibit paintings, and Steve Ladatto, Don Hawkins and Robert Voth will present hand-turned wood items. Also, Tony Avila and Cassie Barbosa will exhibiting collections of photographs. Cathy Shepherd will show newly made pieces of fused glass. And William Finch, a multi-disciplinary artist who specializes in paint, metal and wood, among other mediums, will present several items. Information supplied also added that local painter Davidson’s landscape pieces can currently be seen in the 2012 continuation of the TNT television series “Dallas” on the set of Christopher Ewing’s bedroom in Southfork Ranch. For more information about Art Walk, call (940) 665-2831 or e-mail to Lynette@gainesvillecofc.com.