First Friday Art Walk 
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January 2013
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January Events
Family Art Night at the Y
Abundant Life
Art Inspired
Canvas
Farmers Gastropub
The Gillioz
Good Girl Art Gallery
Hawthorn Galleries
The History Museum on the Square
Hollywood Theaters
Kiss My Gas Scooters!
Nomad
Obelisk Home
Park Central Branch Library
Revel Advertising
RSVPaint
Springfield Brewing Company
Springfield Pottery
TAG Media
University Plaza
YMCA offers Family Art Night program
Family Art Night at the Y
  The Downtown Y provides affordable child care the first Friday of each month via Family Art Night. Serving children ages 3 months to 12 years, 6:30-9 p.m., the cost is  $10 per child with pre-registration, $13 per child without pre-registration. Kids enjoy healthy activities and snacks, story time and a hands-on art project to take home. Call (417) 862-8962, ext. 149, to pre-register
Y Arts Academy Begins June 22

First Friday Art Walk 2013 Gallery Links
The Gillioz Theatre
Gillioz logo
Visit The Gillioz
Wil Fischer Cos.
Visit Wil Fischer Co.
Nomad
nomad
Nomad
It's All Downtown
It's All Downtown
Visit itsalldowntown.com
Springfield Regional Arts Council
SRAC
Visit the Arts Council

First Friday Art Walk 2013 Gallery Links
The Gillioz Theatre
Gillioz logo
Visit The Gillioz
Wil Fischer Cos.
Visit Wil Fischer Co.
Nomad
nomad
Nomad
It's All Downtown
It's All Downtown
Visit itsalldowntown.com
Springfield Regional Arts Council
SRAC
Visit the Arts Council

First Friday Art Walk 2013 Gallery Links
The Gillioz Theatre
Gillioz logo
Visit The Gillioz
Wil Fischer Cos.
Visit Wil Fischer Co.
Nomad
nomad
Nomad
It's All Downtown
It's All Downtown
Visit itsalldowntown.com
Springfield Regional Arts Council
SRAC
Visit the Arts Council

First Friday Art Walk 2013 Gallery Links
The Gillioz Theatre
Gillioz logo
Visit The Gillioz
Wil Fischer Cos.
Visit Wil Fischer Co.
Nomad
nomad
Nomad
It's All Downtown
It's All Downtown
Visit itsalldowntown.com
Springfield Regional Arts Council
SRAC
Visit the Arts Council

First Friday Art Walk 2013 Gallery Links
The Gillioz Theatre
Gillioz logo
Visit The Gillioz
Wil Fischer Cos.
Visit Wil Fischer Co.
Nomad
nomad
Nomad
It's All Downtown
It's All Downtown
Visit itsalldowntown.com
Springfield Regional Arts Council
SRAC
Visit the Arts Council
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Greetings!

Winter 2013 Brochure         A New Year, a new First Friday Art Walk! As the stressful, wonderful holiday season fades away, First Friday invites you to enjoy a cozy little Art Walk 6-10 p.m. Jan. 4.
        The January Art Walk is always a smaller, more intimate affair as several of our members take time off for family, venue maintenance or the collegiate Winter Break. Rest assured, there's still plenty of live art, live music, fun, fellowship and more in our 19 gallery and sponsor venues!

        Also, be sure to pick up a copy of the brand new Winter 2013 First Friday Art Walk Gallery Guide, available at all official Art Walk venues!       
Abundant Life welcomes new year with
More Winter Photography,
plus live music, refreshments
Abundant      Abundant Life Covenant Church, 157 Park Central Square presents More Winter Photography by Chris Wood Harold Patterson and Dr. Annette Wardell. Plus, LIVE music and FREE refreshments.  (417) 864-4971, www.abundantlifecovenantchurch.com  Office hours 9-4:30 p.m. M-F; Services 7:30 p.m. W, 10 a.m. Sun.
Art Inspired fills every available space with
original art by 10-plus artists in January
Art Inspired      Art Inspired, 310 S. Campbell, adjoining Springfield Hot Glass Studio, will flood its walls and every available space in the store with works by more than 10 local artists including Gary Rupar, Paula St. James, John Payne, Karla Trammell and many more! (417) 868-8077 Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. M-Sat
Canvas presents A Show to be Announced in January

canvas         Canvas, 315 South Avenue, presents A Show to be Announced in January. Canvas is designed to connect people relationally through the creative arts and to see the city transformed through Performances and Visual Art, Dance, Music and Writing. (417) 869-4138 Open on First Fridays and by appointment 

Artist Bill Baunach Sketching Live
at Farmers Gastropub Jan. 4
Gastropub
       Farmers Gastropub, 431 S. Jefferson, Ste. 160, presents Artist Bill Baunach Sketching Live during the Jan. 4 Art Walk. Farmers Gastropub is a great place to start or end your First Friday Art Walk with a burger and a pint! Named "Best British Restaurant in the World" by The Telegraph. (417) 864-6994 www.farmersgastropub.com Food service 11 a.m.-9 p.m. M-Th, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. F-Sat, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday 

 

 The Gillioz presents First Friday Live! with
Art by H.E. Croan, Music by Bella Donna
Gillioz logo           Art Walk sponsor The Gillioz Theatre325 Park Central East, presents First Friday Live!, an event designed to complement the First Friday Art Walk. The Jan. 4 event features Art by H.E. Croan and Acoustic Gypsy Jazz by Bella Donna. Doors open at 8 p.m.; the music starts at 9:30. The concert is free for age 21 and up; $3 for under 21. www.gillioz.org

 

 Good Girl Art Gallery presents The Colors of Joy: Acrylic Paintings by Penny Gordon-Chumbley in January
Penny Gordon-Chumbley
Art by Penny Gordon-Chumbley
          Good Girl Art Gallery, 325 E. Walnut St., Ste. 101, presents The Colors of Joy: Acrylic Paintings by Penny Gordon-Chumbley. "As an observer and participant in the natural world, I react with wonder, amusement, joy or curiosity to what I see and experience." Penny says. "These reactions compel me to paint from the heart, not with a historical or objective eye. As a result, my landscape paintings become imagined settings, conveying my feelings to a particular time and place."(417) 865-7055 www.goodgirlartgallery.com  Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. T-Sat

 

Hawthorn Galleries invites you to enjoy
its ever-changing selection of original art
Almost Twilight by Richard Courtney
Almost Twilight by Richard Courtney
 
     
Hawthorn Galleries Inc., 214 E. Walnut St., showcases a fresh and ever-changing selection of original artworks, including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and jewelry. Exhibitions rotate approximately every month, with a constant inventory of gallery favorites on hand at all times. (417) 866-6688 www.hawthorngalleries.com  Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. T-F; 1-5 p.m. Sat
 
 The History Museum presents Sun, Sports and Summer Fun: A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of
Springfield-Greene County Parks
history on the square
     

         The History Museum for Springfield-Greene County, 155 Park Central Square, presents Sun, Sports and Summer Fun: A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Springfield-Greene County Parks. Take a step back in time and see how our parks have contributed to the community and its people for over 100 years. Enjoy amazing images and artifacts of sports, picnics, boating, playgrounds, wild animals, camps, caves, springs, ice skating, lakes, swimming, amusement rides and skating rinks. Free admission during Art Walk! (417) 864-1976 http://springfieldhistorymuseum.org  

 

Enjoy Artwork by Springfield Area Youth
at Hollywood Theaters College Station 14
Hollywood Theaters         Hollywood Theaters College Station 14, 415 W. College Street, is a family-friendly theater that is proud to show the artistry of cinema 365 days a year. For First Friday Art Walk, Hollywood showcases Artwork by Springfield Area Youth.  Visit us online at www.gohollywood.com
Hollywood 
Click on this image to sign up for Hollywood Theaters' Hollywood Insider email and get a free medium popcorn!
 Kiss My Gas Scooters presents Art By Stephen Craig, John Payne, Brian Mooney and Amber Dougan
         Kiss My Gas Fade to Black by John Payne Scooters!, 212 S. Campbell, 
invites visitors to experience Art by Stephen Craig, John Payne, Brian Mooney and Amber Dougan, plus enjoy the latest models of scooters and accessories, and apparel for the well-dressed rider. www.kissmygasscooters.com  (417) 863-9600.  
Nomad presents Live Art and Live Music,
plus new arrivals from all over the world
 nomad      Nomad, 318 W. Walnut next to Flame, presents Live Art and Live Music for the Jan. 4 Art Walk, plus the latest new arrivals from around the world and always, a few surprises! (417) 559-9695
The Collaborative features 13 artists
previously featured at Obelisk Home
Park Central Branch Library focuses on The Civil War in Springfield for the Jan. 4 Art Walk
Park Central Branch Library

        Park Central Branch Library, 128 Park Central Square, invites visitors to experience The Civil War in Springfield. This collaborative exhibit from the Library and Wilson's Creek National Battlefield depicts soldiers, civilians and artifacts from Springfield during the Civil War. (417) 831-1342 facebook.com/parkcentrallibrary Open 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. M-Th; 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m. F-Sat

The Collaborative Revel presents The Collaborative in January 
        Revel Advertising, 214 W. Phelps, Ste.102, located next to Obelisk Home proudly joins Obelisk  in presenting The Collaborative, an installation featuring 13 fantastic local artists previously shown at the Inspired Commerce Building. Featured artists are Stephanie Cramer, Gavyn Sky, Kat Allie, Jane Troup, Mary Hamilton, Karen Schneider, Dustin Burgert, Isaac Karner, T.D. Scott, Emily Million, James Eric Richardson, Crystal Moody and Jenny McGee. (417) 368-6966 www.reveladvertising.com  
Rebekah Polly to teach class featuring her work
Marble Tree at RSVPaint during the Jan. 4 Art Walk
RSVPaint 
       RSVPaint,
420 S. Campbell, Ste. 1,  a proud Art Walk sponsor, will be open to the public from 6 to 10 p.m. during Art Walk while artist Rebekah Polly teaches a 2-hour BYOB painting class featuring her painting, Marble Tree, 6:45-9 p.m. Stop by to see what RSVPaint has to offer. If you'd like to take the class, RSVP at www.rsvpaint.com/event/marble-tree-ffaw/ . Cost is $35 in advance. Walk-ins are welcome, space permitting, at a cost of $40 cash. Come paint with us! (417) 569-4492 www.RSVPaint.com.
  
   Springfield Brewing Co. features New Artwork
by John Payne, Cindy Quayle and Allen St. Onge

John
Nebulous Substrate in Red by John Payne
          Springfield Brewing Company, 305 S. Market Ave.,
the corner of Market and Walnut, presents New Artwork by John Payne, Cindy Quayle and Allen St. Onge. Enjoy the Brewing Company's new display space, and check out their great menu and variety of unique, locally brewed beverages and seasonal brews. 417-832-8277 www.springfieldbrewingco.com   
Springfield Pottery features fine craft
by more than 45 different artists
Springfield Pottery          Springfield Pottery, 416 S. Campbell Ave., is a fine craft gallery and community clay center that features some of the best examples of fine craft in clay, wood, metal, glass, fibers, photography, printmaking and jewelry by more than 45 local, regional and national artists. (417) 864-4677. www.springfieldpottery.com  Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat
tag Media TAG Media invites Art Walkers to Art Walk Live! including TAG Magazine launch party, shuttle  
          TAG Media, 334 E. Walnut, and University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center invite you to Art Walk Live! Enjoy live music, local art and a TAG Magazine Release Party each First Friday. Shuttle service provided from UP to TAG Media and back 6-9 p.m. (417) 501-8605 http://tagsgf.com 
University Plaza presents Daniel Flodin, Mary Hamilton, Brian Mooney, Justin Gault, Carl Glasemeyer and John Payne    
Neon Gasp by Daniel Flodin 
Neon Gasp by Daniel Flodin
         University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, 333 John Q. Hammons Parkway, in partnership with member TAG Media, invites you to Art Walk Live! Enjoy University Plaza's Featured Artists Daniel Flodin, Mary Hamilton, Brian Mooney, Justin Gault, Carl Glasemeyer and John Payne, plus live music, live art, Springfield Brewing Co. beers and infused cocktails. Continue your Art Walk by jumping on the UP shuttle to TAG Media for its monthly magazine release party. Experience the Walk, then catch the shuttle back to UP to pick up your car. (417) 864-7333 www.upspringfield.com 
 
I look forward to seeing you at the Jan. 4 Art Walk! For more details on Art Walk's participating venues, please visit www.ffaw.org.
Sincerely,
 
Clarissa French
First Friday Art Walk