Artist Oscar Hernandez, left, discusses his paintings with a participant in Artesia MainStreet’s inaugural Art Walk and Shop Hop Saturday at Yum Yum Yogurt. The event featured numerous area artists offering their pieces for sale within 15 downtown businesses in an effort to encourage both art appreciation and commerce.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

Artist Oscar Hernandez, left, discusses his paintings with a participant in Artesia MainStreet’s inaugural Art Walk and Shop Hop Saturday at Yum Yum Yogurt. The event featured numerous area artists offering their pieces for sale within 15 downtown businesses in an effort to encourage both art appreciation and commerce. Brienne Green – Daily Press