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The Talk of the WalkFebruary 2013
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Drury Pool Art Center Gallery
Farmers Gastropub
Fresh Gallery
Gillioz Theatre
Good Girl Art Gallery
Hawthorn Galleries
MSU Brick City
MSU Center of International Programs
MSU Student Exhibition Center
Nomad
Obelisk Home
OTC Fine Art Gallery
Park Central Branch Library
Revel Advertising
RSVPaint
Springfield Brewing Co.
Springfield Hot Glass Studio
Springfield Pottery
TAG Media
University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center
Family Art Night offers families affordable child care for Art Walk
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  Family Art Night at the Downtown Y is a great option for affordable child care during Art Walk! Serving children ages 3 months to 12 years, 6-9 p.m., the cost is  $10 per child if registered at least 24 hours in advance, $15 per child the day of the Walk. Kids enjoy healthy activities and snacks, story time and a hands-on art project to take home. Call (417) 862-8962, ext. 149, to register
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Always by Ann Marie Rausch, Hearts for the Arts at The Creamery
Always by Ann Marie Rausch, Hearts for the Arts at The Creamery
        In February, Art Walk is for lovers: Art Lovers, Music Lovers and, oh yeah, the starry- eyed, hand-holding kind as well!
        If there's a chill in the air Feb. 1, consider it just one more reason to cozy up with that special someone as you contemplate the beauties of local art and the romance of the Valentine season in 28 participating venues.
        Looking for a one-of-a-kind gift for that certain somebody? Don't miss the 5th annual Hearts for the Arts Exhibition and Silent Auction at The Creamery, and the Fresh Gallery 4th Anniversary Silent Auction at Fresh.
Holistic Hummingbird by Rachel Brown
Holistic Hummingbird by Rachel Brown at Hawthorn Galleries
        Meanwhile, this month's shows run the gamut, from Mission Honduras at Abundant Life Covenant Church and a broad palette of amazing art at Hawthorn Galleries, to the not-for-children show Per(your)Version at Good Girl Art Gallery, the monthly TAG Magazine Release Party at TAG Media and awesome new shows at our Drury, Evangel, MSU and OTC member galleries.
        First Friday Art Walk is also proud to announce that it has AGAIN been named a 417 Magazine Best Place to Be Seen. Thank you 417 Magazine, and especially 417 readers, for this wonderful honor!
Abundant Life Covenant Church
Abundant Life Abundant Life Covenant Church, 157 Park Central Square, presents Mission Honduras! With images from members of Abundant Life mission team from their recent trip to minister to the people of Honduras. Plus, enjoy 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 presents Life in Motion
Art Inspired
Art Inspired, 310 S. Campbell, adjoining Springfield Hot Glass Studio, explores the theme of Life in Motion with a variety of artists in February. (417) 868-8077 Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. M-Sat
Canvas Welcomes Artist Keenan Scott
Artist Keenan Scott at Canvas
Artist Keenan Scott at Canvas
Canvas, 315 South Avenue, proudly presents Featured Artist Keenan Scott in February. Keenan is a mixed media artist whose work has graced Canvas for some time. Usually working in large scale, Keenan is known for Art by Keenan Scott his attention to detail and his lively ideas for displays of thought. Canvas has also launched a new arts emphasis titled 8x10 Focus. This one-hour arts program will feature different area artists each month who will focus their artistic discipline on a chosen word. The completed 8x10 Focus projects will be featured in a themed program on the third Friday of each month. Class Act Promotions is also glad to promote its monthly program of staged readings from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Star Trek" every third Saturday. (417) 869-4138 Open on First Fridays and by appointment
The Creamery presents Hearts for the Arts
Stricklin - Heartwood The Creamery Arts Center, 411 N. Sherman Parkway, presents the Fifth Annual Hearts for the Arts Exhibition and Auction. Online bidding began Jan. 11 on 55 original, heart-themed artworks featured in Springfield Regional Arts Council's yearly display and silent auction. Bids start at $10 and increase in $5 increments. The event culminates with a public reception Untitled by Charles Ketcham 6-9 p.m. Feb. 1 during First Friday Art Walk. All art is donated by area artists. Funds raised go to support SRAC's year-round arts education programming, including Free Art Day, Growing Up in the Arts, Vincent Van GOAT and field trips to The Creamery Arts Center. www.SpringfieldArts.org Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F; closed major holidays

 

DB Design Salon & Art Gallery
DB Design
DB Design Salon & Art Gallery, 326 S. Campbell, presents Acrylics by Stevia Bonebrake, plus New Work by Photographer Carl James. DB Design also offers a unique collection of original pottery by Cheryl Matlock, Julia Schaefer, John Ehlers, Katrina Stevens, George Milne and Duane Bone. (417) 864-4343 
Drury Pool Art Center Gallery: Rhizome
Rhizome
Drury Pool Art Center Gallery, 940 N. Clay St., presents Rhizome, featuring the multivalent and wide-ranging work of multidisciplinary artist Blaine Whisenhunt. This exhibition features recent work that evolved from an examination of the shares language of art, architecture, math, science and culture, capturing the artist's work in a state of transitioning modalities. "Rhizome is both modality and metaphor, as structure of both society and mind, as a nonhierarchical emergent body of work." - Joseph Blaine Whisenhunt. (417) 873-7263 www.drury.edu/pacgallery  Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. M, T, W, F; 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Evangel University Bellwether Gallery
Evangel Bellwether
The Evangel University Bellwether Gallery, 600 W. College, Ste. 116, presents A Show to Be Announced for the Feb. 1, 2013, First Friday Art Walk. (417) 865-2815, ext. 7258 Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. W-Sat
Farmers Gastropub: Live Artist Sketching
Farmers Gastropub
Farmers Gastropub, 431 S. Jefferson, Ste. 160, presents Artist Bill Baunach Sketching Live during the Feb. 1 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
Fresh Gallery: Anniversary Silent Auction
Purple Passion by Alicia Farris
Purple Passion by Alicia Farris
Fresh Gallery, 400 W. Walnut, presents the Fourth Annual Fresh Gallery Anniversary Silent Auction on Feb. 1. Wish Fresh a happy anniversary, and bid on your favorite works in Fresh's fabulous silent auction, featuring all-original art by regional talents. A cooperative gallery of fine art and craft, Fresh features works in a wide variety of media; choose from paintings, jewelry, pottery, woodcarving and more, plus beautiful art cards and gift items. www.freshgallery.org  (417) 862-9300 Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. T-Sat, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. during Art Walk
The Gillioz Theatre: First Friday Live!
The Gillioz
Art Walk sponsor the Gillioz Theatre is proud to present First Friday Live
! an art-and-music experience. This month's First Friday Live! features art by Painter Jake Bush and Southern Rock by The Bootheel: 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: Per(your)Version
Per(your)Version Good Girl Art Gallery, 325 E. Walnut St., Ste. 101, presents an adults-only show that is NOT appropriate for children: Per (your) Version by Artist Michael Kemp. "Le Miroir Noir, held up to each of us, reveals the true reason for our society's 'unhealthy obsession' with fantasized, high-gloss sex, over-the-top violence and 'insanity' that appeals to nearly every individual on one level or another: the complete freedom to do what we wish, regardless of others or the consequences. These 'perversions,' in fact, are a perfectly natural outlet, distancing ourselves from these avatars of the darker angels of our true nature by permitting ourselves the lucid dream that has become our pornography, our tales of vengeance, justice and death." (417) 865-7055 www.goodgirlartgallery.com Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. T-Sat
Hawthorn Galleries Inc.: Fresh & Original
Hawthorn Galleries
Art by Bob and Laurie Kliszewski
Hawthorn Galleries Inc., 214 E. Walnut St.,
Lisa Esposito
Send Up a Prayer by Lisa Esposito
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 on The Square
History Museum
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

Kiss My Gas Scooters!
Kiss My Gas Scooters
Kiss My Gas Scooters!, 212 S. Campbell, presents 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.
MSU Brick City Gallery: Other Artifacts
MSU Brick City
Looky by Chad Woody
Looky by Chad Woody
MSU Brick City Gallery, 215 W. Mill, presents Artist  Rodney Frew in the West Gallery, and his former students Marcus Howell and Chad Woody in the East Gallery in a show titled Prints, Drawings and Other Artifacts. (417) 829-5092 http://art.missouristate.edu/148370.htm Open 1-6 p.m. M-Sat, closed Sunday, Monday and University holidays
MSU Center of International Programs
MSU Center of International Programs, 301 S. Jefferson, in the Jim D. Morris Center, presents The Country of Morocco for the Feb. 1, 2013, First Friday Art Walk. (417) 836-3733  http://international.missouri
state.edu/

 

MSU Student Exhibition Center
MSU SEC
MSU Student Exhibition Center, 838 E. Walnut St., presents The Foundations Exhibition for the Feb. 1 First Friday Art Walk. One of the most interesting yearly exhibits at the center, the Foundations Exhibit features works from beginning level classes that demonstrate students' understanding of various artistic concepts. Works featured come from Art 100: Two-Dimensional Design; Art 101: Three-Dimensional Design; Art 115: Drawing I; and Art 215: Drawing II.(417) 836-6999 www.sec.missouristate.edu Open 1-5 p.m. T-Sat, closed major holidays and University holidays
Nomad
Nomad
Nomad, 318 W. Walnut next to Flame, presents Live Art and Live Music for the Feb. 1 Art Walk, plus the latest new arrivals from around the world and always, a few surprises! (417) 559-9695
Obelisk Home: Janene Moser - Just Being
Janene Moser
Moongazer by Janene Moser
Obelisk Home at the Inspired Commerce Building, 214 W. Phelps, presents Just Being: The Art of Janene Moser. "It seems to me we are all looking for stillness, a
Hilltop Town by Janene Moser
Hilltop Town by Janene Moser
time when the mind stops its incessant chatter and when there is a sense of no time,k no judgment, no self-concern. When I paint, I find myself experiencing just being. There is only the process of painting: color juxtaposing, shapes appearing, mood being evoked. There is no self-consciousness, there is no painter, there is only painting." - Janene Moser
(417) 616-6488 www.obeliskhome.com  
OTC Fine Art Gallery at The Gillioz 
Kat Allie Making a Home
Making a Home by Kat Allie

OTC Fine Art Gallery at The Gillioz, 325 Park Central East, Third Floor, kicks off the spring 2013 semester with its Annual Fine Art Faculty Showcase. The gallery will present original artworks by full-time and adjunct faculty. A wide variety of mediums and techniques will be on display, such as drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and mixed-media assemblage. Among the

Aversion by Megan Frauenhoffer 
Aversion by Megan Frauenhoffer

featured instructors are Tom McCune, Cathy Clemens, Kat Allie, Cynthia Moore, Megan Frauenhoffer and Jim Delgadillo. OTC Fine Art Gallery will also feature a unique "green" or upcycled metal sculptures from guest artist/welding instructor Tom Stage. Join us for an evening of warm camaraderie with conversations about artwork, process and technique, as well as sources of inspiration. (417) 447-8873
http://www.otc.edu/finearts/finearts.php Open
9 a.m.-6 p.m. M-Th; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. F; and 9 a.m.-10 p.m. on First Fridays

Park Central Branch Library: Photography 
Take a Walk in My Shoes by Kelsea Schreiber
Take a Walk in My Shoes by Kelsea Schreiber
Park Central Branch Library, 128 Park Central Square, presents Photography by Amber Dougan and Kelsea Schreiber, plus don't miss the First Friday Art Talk by Caitlin Golike on the topic of Art Deco Furniture: A Reflection of the People, Style and Culture of the "Time Between the Wars." Photographer Amber Dougan converts the world of fairy tale princesses into modern society with Princesses in the Modern World, while Kelsea Schreiber invites viewers to Take a Walk in My Shoes, a humanizing portrayal of the area's homeless residents, presented in coordination with Council of Churches of the Ozarks' Homeless Services. (417) 831-1342 www.facebook.com/parkcentrallibrary Open 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. M-Th; 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m. F-Sat
Revel Advertising: The Collaborative
Revel Advertising
Revel Advertising at the Inspired Commerce Building, 214 W. Phelps, continues to show works from The Collaborative, an installation featuring 13 fantastic local artists previously shown at the Inspired Commerce Building. (417) 368-6966 www.reveladvertising.com  
RSVPaint: Swirling Turtle Painting Class
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Swirling Turtle 
Swirling Turtle
RSVPaint
, 420 S. Campbell, Ste. 1, a proud Art Walk sponsor, will be open to the public from 6 to10 p.m. while artist Rebekah Polly teaches a two-hour BYOB painting class featuring her painting, Swirling Turtle, from 6:45 to 9 p.m. Stop by to see what RSVPaint has to offer. If you'd like to take the class, RSVP at http://www.rsvpaint.com/event/swirling-turtle-2/. 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 Company: Variety
Springfield Brewing Company
Springfield Brewing Company, 305 S. Market Ave., presents A Variety of Artwork for the Feb. 1 Art Walk. Enjoy the Brewing Company's new display space, and check out their great menu and variety of unique, locally brewed beverages and featured seasonal brews. 417-832-8277 www.springfieldbrewingco.com  
Springfield Hot Glass: Hearts & Flowers
Heart of Glass at Springfield Hot Glass Studio
Springfield Hot Glass Studio, 314 S. Campbell Ave., presents its 10th annual demonstration of Glass Hearts, Flowers, Perfume Bottles & Vases, just in time for Valentine's Day! (417) 868-8181 www.springfieldhotglass.com Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat
Springfield Pottery: The Best in Fine Craft
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 over 45 local, regional and national artists. (417) 864-4677. www.springfieldpottery.com Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat
Art Walk Live! at TAG Media
TAG Media
TAG Media, 334 E. Walnut, and University Plaza 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. (417) 501-8605 http://tagsgf.com  
Art Walk Live! at University Plaza Hotel 
Fractured by Daniel Flodin
Fractured by Daniel Flodin
University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, 333 John Q. Hammons Parkway, in partnership with member TAG Media, invites you to enjoy Art Walk Live! University Plaza has expanded its display space to include the Terrace Grille area. Enjoy a reception for University Plaza's newest art collection, featuring fine artwork by local artists Daniel Flodin, Mary Hamilton, Brian Mooney, Justin Gault, Carl Glasemeyer and John Payne, plus live local music, live art, live food demonstrations, Springfield Brewing Co. beers and infused cocktails in Springfield's classiest atrium. When you're ready to continue your Art Walk, jump on the UP shuttle to TAG Media HQ for live music, art and the monthly magazine release party. You'll be right at the heart of the action to continue your night; then catch the shuttle back to UP to pick up your car. (417) 864-7333 www.upspringfield.com  
I look forward to seeing you downtown this Friday!
Sincerely,

Clarissa French
First Friday Art Walk