First Friday Art Walk, November 2017

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Will Knauer

image by Will Knauer, featured in October at BookMarx

TOUR OF THE GLOBE, CAUGHT MY EYE, POP GEOMETRY, DWNTWN DEBUT & MORE
 

Join First Friday Art Walk 6-10 p.m. on Nov. 3 for original art, artist receptions, live music, history, mystery and more in 21 participating locations. To plan your custom Art Walk experience, View and Print the November 2017 Art Walk Map. Also, don’t miss Second Saturday, Art Walk’s laid-back, Saturday afternoon stroll event on Nov. 11 featuring November Art Walk shows and Christmas on Campbell.

 

TOUR OF THE GLOBE BRINGS WORLD OF FOOD, CULTURE, MUSIC & MORE

MSU Center of International Programs’ annual Tour of the Globe transforms the Jim D. Morris Center into a global bazaar where MSU international students showcase their home countries in traditional dress, food, dancing, games, art, and more.

 

SIXTH ANNUAL CAUGHT MY EYE INVITATIONAL FEATURES NINE ARTISTS

The Creamery Arts Center presents the sixth annual Caught My Eye invitational exhibit featuring artists Jo Van Arkel, Michael Glenn Thomas, Marty Goodnight, Micheal Kraft, Crystal Moody, Mike Myers, Carl Rauh, Donna Rustin, and Kimberly Salsman.

 

MSU BRICK CITY GALLERY PRESENTS TODD GRAY: POP GEOMETRY

MSU Brick City Gallery presents Todd Gray: Pop Geometry for the Nov. 3 First Friday Art Walk. “I’m using abbreviated and sampled classic images of pop from the past and trying to combine them into new, relevant and recognizable contemporary pop art … Cartoons, Superheroes, hashtags, social media, emojis and so many other things that our modern-day culture embrace are all elements of today’s contemporary pop art.”

 

U.SCHOOL DEBUTS DWNTWN MAGAZINE WITH RELEASE PARTY

U.school presents a DWNTWN Magazine Release Party 6-9 p.m. during the Nov. 3 First Friday Art Walk, while the u.school  gallery will showcase paintings, drawings, and artwork on the theme Downtown, all produced by u.school  students.

 

NOTHING VAIN: MOOREHEAD PHILLIPS AT DRURY PAC GALLERY

Drury Pool Art Center Gallery presents Nothing Vain:  Moorehead Phillips, American Airman and Artist (1920-1945) Early Bird reception starts at 5; don’t miss the Curator Talk by William Garvin at 5:30 p.m.

 

 

 

NOVEMBER 2017 GALLERY GUIDE

 

Art Inspired, 230 S. Market, presents Carole Ogden: Fragments of My Mind, a collection of 19 watercolors by the award-winning artist.  (417) 868-8084 Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. M-Sat

 

Beyond Studio, 400 South Ave., Stes. 230-250, invites you to a Reception to Welcome Dr. Micki Pulleyking. Come upstairs, have a glass of wine and chat with Dr. Pulleyking as she joins the Beyond Studio artistic and therapeutic team! Dr. Pulleyking specializes in Grief Therapy (with all kinds of losses–death, health, relationships); and she works with those who seek to make meaning in life. Micki’s art is helping others create deeper spiritual, personal, and relational health. (417) 414-0487 Open 8 a.m.-8 p.m. M-F

 

BookMarx, 325 E. Walnut St., Ste. 101, presents Featured Artist Pete Trepid. Pete Trepid is a private investigator and visual artist. His visual work explores the dirty, bloody guts of humanity he sees on a daily basis while digging up dirt on people for his clients. Everyone has monsters inside and faces them in others outside. www.facebook.com/bookmarxbooks

 

The Creamery Arts Center, 411 N. Sherman Parkway, home of Springfield Regional Arts Council, presents Caught My Eye, the sixth annual members invitational show, sponsored by Positronic Industries. Enjoy the opening reception 5-8 p.m. during the Nov. 3 First Friday Art Walk. Caught My Eye features artwork from nine exceptionally talented artists: Jo Van Arkel, Michael Glenn Thomas, Marty Goodnight, Micheal Kraft, Crystal Moody, Mike Myers, Carl Rauh, Donna Rustin, and Kimberly Salsman. (417) 862-ARTS (2787). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F; closed major holidays Note: The Creamery is an Early Bird Art Walk location: its reception runs 5-8 p.m.

 

Drury Pool Art Center Gallery, 940 N. Clay St., presents Nothing Vain:  Moorehead Phillips, American Airman and Artist (1920-1945) Don’t miss the Curator Talk by William Garvin at 5:30 p.m. Note: Drury Pool Art Center Gallery is an Early Bird Art Walk location: its reception runs 5-8 p.m.

 

Equality Healthcare, 420 W. College, Ste. 100, welcomes you for the Nov. 3 Art Walk with works by Featured Artists Marty GoodnightStephanie Cramer and T.D. Scott. (417) 633-7020 www.equality.healthcare Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. M-Fri Note: Equality Healthcare is an Early Bird Art Walk location: its reception runs 5-8 p.m.

 

European Café by Sweet Couture, 207 Park Central East, a proud Art Walk sponsor, invites you to enjoy local art and wildly creative edibles.
www.417EuropeanCafe.com (417) 942-5055 Open 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. M-Th, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. F & Sat Note: European Café is a Night Owl Art Walk location: open until 11 p.m.

 

Fresh Gallery, 400 W. Walnut, presents November Featured Artist Carl Huser plus Christmas on Campbell for Second Saturday Nov. 11.

Carl Huser has always had an interest in working with wood, from nailing boards together with his father’s tools to turning complex hollow vessels today. Since retiring – he spent 40 years as a college biology professor – he has had more time to improve his woodworking skills. He is challenged to visualize nature’s art within a piece of wood, find it, and expose it for others to experience.

During Christmas on Campbell, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Second Saturday Nov. 11, Fresh Gallery artists will feature special items for the holidays including handmade and original Christmas ornaments! (417) 862-9300 Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. during Art Walk

 

The History Museum on the Square at the Fox Theatre, 157 Park Central Square, presents Memories of the Mother Road – Birthplace of Route 66 in November. Travel back in time on iconic Route 66 and learn about the places that put Springfield on the map. View gas pumps and neon signs and hear the music that recalls the original hamburger drive-in on the Mother Road. Free Museum night during Art Walk. Regular admission applies for Second Saturday. (417) 831-1976 www.historymuseumonthesquare.org

 

Hotel Vandivort, 305 E. Walnut St., a proud Art Walk sponsor, invites you to experience its unique atmosphere, original artworks and upscale dining at The Order. Open for First Friday and Second Saturday (417) 832-1515 www.hotelvandivort.com Note: Hotel Vandivort is an Early Bird and a Night Owl Art Walk location: Open 24-7-365

IdeaXFactory, 351 N. Boonville, Will Not Participate in the November First Friday Art Walk. http://ideaxfactory.com

 

Mane Salon & Social House, 404A W. Walnut, presents Featured Artist Amy Jenkins in November.

Artist Bio: My name is Amy Jenkins and I am a 24-year-old artist living in Springfield, Missouri. I am married to my best friend Taylor and we have two fur babies. In my free time I like walking my dogs, drinking coffee at my favorite spot – Kingdom Coffee – cooking vegetarian/vegan meals, and watching ridiculous shows such as Rick and Morty. (417) 755-7681 www.manesalongandsocial.com

 

Millet and Hammer, 405-407 N. Boonville Ave., a collaborative studio and purveyor of locally made furniture and home décor, invites you to experience the new work its members have created for the month and the exciting projects in which they are involved.  (417) 413-3817 www.milletandhammer.com Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat

 

MSU Brick City Gallery, 215 W. Mill, presents Todd Gray: Pop Geometry for the Nov. 3 First Friday Art Walk. Todd Gray is a modern day contemporary pop artist. He says, “What I am doing is more or less sampling what great pop artists have sampled in the past … Be it Warhol’s soup cans or Brillo boxes, or Lichtensteins’ cartoons or Indiana’s numbers … I’m using abbreviated and sampled classic images of pop from the past and trying to combine them into new, relevant and recognizable contemporary pop art … Cartoons, Superheroes, hashtags, social media, emojis and so many other things that our modern day culture embrace are all elements of today’s contemporary pop art.”  (417) 836-6794

 

MSU Center of International Programs, 301 S. Jefferson, invites you to its annual international extravaganza, Tour of the Globe! Tour of the Globe transforms the

Jim D. Morris Center into a global bazaar as Missouri State international students showcase their home countries in traditional dress, food, dancing, games, art, and more. Do not miss this amazing annual event!  http://international.missouristate.edu

 

MSU Student Exhibition Center, 838 E. Walnut St., and the Art Education Program host a Statewide Juried Art Exhibition for secondary school teachers and their students for First Friday and Second Saturday in November. This exhibition will showcase selected works from teachers and students who represent the talent from all areas of the state. (417) 836-6999 www.sec.misssouristate.edu

 

Obelisk Home at the Inspired Commerce Building, 214 W. Phelps, presents Clouds Full of Nostalgia: The Art of Jared Gillett

Show Statement: “Some of us look back with a sense of longing for simpler times of nostalgia and excitement… Others look forward with awe and wonderment of a future of technology and anticipation with our heads in the clouds. Who we were, who we are and where we will go. This body of work attempts to capture those moments as travel through our lives.”  — Jared Gillett (417) 616-6488 www.obeliskhome.com

 

Park Central Branch Library, 128 Park Central Square, present a new art exhibition, Paintings by Joey Borovicka, plus at 6 p.m. enjoy Ancient African Rock Art and the Dirty P-Word, a presentation by Missouri State University art and communication student Katherine Still. Rock art is found in many parts of the world, but some of the oldest and most well- preserved can be found in the Sahara Desert. This art depicts this era, known as the Pastoral period and why the word “primitive” is unfair, or even a dirty word, when describing this art. Art Walk reception ends at 9. (417) 831-1342 http://facebook.com/thelibrary.org Open 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. M-Th and 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. F & Sat Closed Sunday.

 

Springfield Hot Glass Studio, 314 S. Campbell Ave., a working artist studio, will create ornaments, large and small and holiday blown pieces in Christmas colors for First Friday and will be doing All Christmas, All the Timefor Christmas on Campbell during Second Saturday Nov. 11. (417) 868-8181 www.springfieldhotglass.com Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat

 

Springfield Pottery, 416 S. Campbell Ave., is a fine craft gallery and community clay center that not only produces a range of amazing ceramics, but also features examples of Fine Craft by over 45 Local, Regional and National Artists. Springfield Pottery welcomes you to First Friday and Second Saturday in November. (417) 864-4677 www.springfieldpottery.com Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat

 

Transformation Gallery & Tattoo, 330 E. Walnut, presents Featured Artist Danielle Hartzler with oil paintings and pen-and-ink drawings. The subject matter is nature-based, composed of mostly flowers and wooded scenes.   “My primary floral subject matter, often intertwined with patterns and with itself, is meant to entice the viewer for its beauty and composition.”  (417) 869-2338  www.transformationgallery.com Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. T-Sat

 

U.school, 425 W. McDaniel, Ste. 160, the downtown Springfield democratic micro school, presents a DWNTWN Magazine Release Party 6-9 p.m. during the Nov. 3 First Friday Art Walk. DWNTWN is a print magazine that looks at downtown Springfield through the eyes of teens. The u.school  gallery will showcase paintings, drawings, and artwork on the theme Downtown, all produced by u.school  students. www.u.school

Admission
Free