First Friday is right around the corner for January, 2015. At Fresh Gallery, we like to highlight an artist during the First Friday festivities. For January, it is our pleasure to feature Katelyn Butler, our “Fresh Air” Open Juried Competition winner in 2014.
The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) will award $15,000 in Arts & Culture grant funding in a presentation to kick off The Creamery Arts Center’s December First Friday Art Walk (FFAW) exhibition opening on Friday, December 5, 2014. Both events are free and open to the public.
Experience World’s Fairs of yesteryear and tomorrow, Then & Now: Downtown for Christmas, a variety of Senior Art Exhibitions, art by the renowned Synthia Saint James, hands-on activities, sculpture, Roots: The Art of Christie Snelson, glassblowing, live music and arts performances, and much, much more in 27 participating venues for First Friday Art Walk, 6-10 p.m. Friday Dec. 5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.