Curtis Fest Artisan Spotlight: Debbie Moore-Yip

Mud Between Her Toes

In the beginning it is a lump of clay, easily manipulated, pushed, pulled, prodded, but soon the shape emerges.  It’s the tactile aspect Debbie Moore-Yip loves, the wet, slurry of clay in between her fingers.

“It is reminiscent of the warm mud between my toes as a child. Amazingly though, this mud becomes a functional object, used by someone, somewhere, who will see my “D” that I so carefully stamped into the bottom of my newly created piece of art.” 

About Curtis Fest

Curtis Fest returns to William Curtis Park on Sunday, Aug. 27. More than 60 artisans are expected to show their work at the 11th annual event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the north end of the park under the beautiful tree canopy. Curtis Fest has become a Sacramento favorite, and many premier artists have joined the lineup this year.

This free, public event includes food from award winning chef Keith Breedlove of the Culinerdy Cruzer food truck along with delicious street tacos from the Turnt Up food truck. John Merriman, Dianna and the Cherry Kings and the Ranell Carpenter Band will perform.

An expanded petting zoo returns this year as well as the climbing station, and the children’s fairy. Curtis Fest will be followed by Music in the Park from 6-8 p.m.

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