Davenport fell unconscious, and the witness chased the attacker while his wife called 911, the Banner-Herald reported.
Davenport often sets up his easels around Athens and draws University of Georgia-themed pieces as people gather to watch him work, especially on weekends when the town is having an event. His art has been sold to UGA football coaches Vince Dooley and Mark Richt, the newspaper reported.
A customer suggested he add the mirrors so he can see who’s behind him. He suffered a minor concussion after the incident.
Kenney is being held on a $3,000 bond.