First Friday Art Walk is proud to announce the winners of its 14th Anniversary Art Contest, hosted by OTC Fine Art Gallery at The Gillioz. More than 50 original works were entered and judged by a panel of five jurors: Meganne Rosen O’Neal, Nicole Chilton, Caitlin Golike, Roxie Castro and Erin Volker. Our judges selected the Grand Prize, Second Prize, Third Prize and Honor Award winners. Visitors to the Oct. 2 Art Walk selected The People’s Choice Award winner by popular vote.
The SRAC in cooperation with Arts Rolla announces the return of "Pure Enjoyment," a juried and eclectic exhibition of original art sponsored by Brewer Science. The exhibition will take place at The Creamery Arts Center October 2-29, 2015. Brewer Science will host a reception at The Creamery for the artists and guests during First Friday Art Walk on October 2 from 5:00pm-8:00pm. The reception is free and open to the public.
Join 25 First Friday Art Walk venues for artist receptions, art installations, live demonstrations, live music, the Art Museum-Art Walk shuttle and much, much more, 6-10 p.m. Friday Oct. 2. Among the highlights:
Start Art Walk early with the phenomenal opening reception for Pure Enjoyment at The Creamery, a special yearly exhibit of art from the Rolla area sponsored by Brewer Science. The Creamery is an Early Bird venue: its Art Walk event runs 5-8 p.m., and starts with live music by Jin J. X.
First Friday is right around the corner for October, 2015. At Fresh Gallery, we like to highlight our artists during the First Friday festivities. For October, it is our pleasure to feature a new member, Leon Van Weelden. In addition to our featured member, we are excited to present the First Annual Photography as Art Competition.
From garage art to the gallery: Marty Goodnight’s artistic journey culminates at his exhibiton from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, September 4 at Obelisk Home. Obelisk Home is located at 214 Phelps, Springfield, MO 65806.
Over the past two years, Marty has been painting in his garage and using social media to promote his art. Friends and art lovers encouraged him and Marty's been involved in generating over $5,000 that has been donated to local charities. Recipients over the past year have included Community Partnership of the Ozarks and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks.
The September Art Walk presents an exciting array of shows from the invitational exhibition Caught My Eye at The Creamery Arts Center to the Parts & Pieces Installation at ideaXfactory, Sherry Haney and Meike Aton at Systematic Savings Bank and the reopening of Drury, MSU and OTC-sponsored galleries for the fall semester! Join us for new art, live demonstrations, live music and more in 23 participating venues 6-10 p.m. Sept. 4!
First Friday is right around the corner for September, 2015. At Fresh Gallery, we like to highlight our artists during the First Friday festivities. For September, it is our pleasure to feature our members, Robin Coulter Crabb and Alan O'Neal.
First Friday Art Walk promises exciting art experiences in 18 participating venues, 6-10 p.m. Aug 7! Don’t miss the FREE Art Walk-Art Museum shuttle (Art Museum open LATE for Art Walk), plus live art demonstrations, live music, artist receptions and more!
Our mission is to transform lives and enrich the community through the arts.
Financial assistance for the Springfield Regional Arts Council is provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency. SRAC is also supported by its partner — the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.