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First Friday Art Walk

Pop Art Remix 2 asks artists to explore pop culture, current events

Deadline: December 2

The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) is calling for artists to participate in “Pop Art Remix 2,” an exhibition featured at The Creamery Arts Center during December. The show takes inspiration from the late 1950’s pop art movement, which drew heavily upon popular culture and American iconography, and gave rise to artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jasper Johns.

Fresh Gallery to feature Mike Maloney for month of December

First Friday is right around the corner for December, 2014.  At Fresh Gallery, we like to highlight our artists during the First Friday festivities.  For December, it is our pleasure to feature Mike Maloney.

Mike Maloney is a bronze and pewter artist.  He was born in Austin, TX to parents who loved art and encouraged his own path, beginning with woodcarving with his father.  Years later, he began using wax and clay to form models that aided in his carving.  The softer medium allowed for more refined pieces that would later be cast in metal.

Springfield Regional Arts Council presents “Reconstructing the Ideas of Printmaking”

The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) is pleased to announce “Reconstructing the Ideas of Printmaking,” an exhibition showcasing hand- produced prints, paper, books, monotypes, relief prints, and zines. The show will open on First Friday Art Walk, Friday, November 7 at The Creamery Arts Center with an opening reception from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. The reception is open to the public, and will feature live printing demonstrations.

Call for Artists - The First Friday Art Walk Poster Art Contest

Deadline: December 8

See attached PDF for details.

First Friday in November features Mosaic Marathon, hot wax painting, Friday Night Ink & Tour of the Globe!

Ballet in the yogurt aisle, the convergence of literature and fine art, Wingapalooza’s Friday Night Ink, a printmaking revival, Tour of the Globe, LIVE encaustic painting, Sarajevo 100, Art by Michael Parkes and soooo much more make First Friday Art Walk THE place to be in November! Join us 6-10 p.m. Nov. 7 in 29 participating venues for stunning local, national and international art, tastings, live demonstrations, live music and more.


November Highlights include:

Fresh Gallery to feature dianne baum and Carl Huser for the month of November

First Friday for November is on the 7th and Fresh Gallery has some incredible art to feature.  This month, it is our pleasure to feature dianne baum and Carl Huser.

Families, community leaders, and alternative artists come together for an unconventional celebration of Springfield art

The second annual Nocturnal Bloom brought Park Central Square to life on Friday, September 5, 2014. An estimated 1200 people were attracted to the family-friendly presentation of area alternative arts – which aren’t typically so accessible in Springfield.

Art and science converge at the 7th annual "Pure Enjoyment" exhibit

The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) in cooperation with Arts Rolla announces the return of "Pure Enjoyment," a juried exhibition sponsored by Brewer Science. The exhibition will take place at The Creamery Arts Center from October 3-30, 2014. Brewer Science will host a reception at The Creamery for the artists, guests, and public during First Friday Art Walk on October 3 from 6:00pm-9:00pm.

Pumpkin Party, Anniversary Celebrations, Pure Enjoyment, Night of Unity converge in Oct. 3 Art Walk

As fall paints the Ozarks landscape with gorgeous autumn color, so too does First Friday Art Walk. Enjoy a brilliant harvest of interactive art experiences, contests, celebrations, tastings, live music and more, 6-10 p.m. Friday Oct. 3 in 27 participating art venues!

We’re thrilled to announce that the Springfield Art Museum will again offer shuttle service between the Museum and Art Walk, with stops at Fresh Gallery and ideaXfactory. We also have a number of special annual events in October:

SRAC presents “Caught My Eye” Exhibit, featuring the best of the SRAC Members Show

The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) will open “Caught My Eye”, the third annual member invitational exhibit on Friday, September 5, 2014 with a First Friday Art Walk reception, 6-9pm. The show will be on display at The Creamery Arts Center through September 26, 2014, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

Each year, the Springfield Regional Arts Council selects a group of exceptional artists from the Members Show to present a larger sample of their individual artistic vision. This year's exhibition of “Caught My Eye” will feature artwork from six exceptionally talented artists.

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