Community support keeps armless artist drawing after theft

March 6, 2015 2:35 PM

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A trickle of community support is keeping Michael Davenport in business for the time being, the armless local artist said as he set up his easel Feb. 28 outside Brett's restaurant in the Athens West shopping center on Atlanta Highway.

On Feb. 25, Davenport's supplies were taken from in front of the Publix grocery store on Atlanta Highway, where he uses the restroom as he spends the day drawing for passersby at various locations along the thoroughfare. Davenport said he usually leaves his supplies outside the store when he goes in...

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