July Gallery Walk
When: First Friday
A continuous tradition for 28 years and counting, galleries stay open late for Gallery Walk on the first Friday of each month to host openings of new exhibits by local, regional, national and international artists. From contemporary to traditional art, the diverse offerings in this arts and cultural scene place Hot Springs at No. 4 among the 100 Best Art Towns in America.
Gallery Walk Line – Up
Kollective Coffee+Tea, 110 Central Avenue, Please join us for the Opening Reception of “FRIENDLY ACCESS” Photographs by Bob Shaw, 5pm -7pm
Emergent Arts , 341A Whittington Avenue.
Dryden Pottery, 341 Whittington Avenue, Face-mug building class/workshop. Stop in to see some new art pottery and sign up for the workshop too! Drop your name in the box for the drawing for a FREE! collectible Zack Drydenoriginal face-mug ($65 value). 5-8:30
Whittington Gallery / Studios, Whittington Place, 307 Whittington Avenue, is featuring the work of Tom Boardman’s wooden bowl creations. Whittington gallery will be having a drawing to have one lucky guest to win a wooden bowl by Tom! Also the Tone chasers will be playing as usual! 46 other great local artist! Fun ,food ,music and art.
The Avenue Restaurant in The Waters Hotel, 240 Central Avenue, stop in during Gallery Walk to see the art of Connie Hall.
Crystal Springs Mining Co. Gallery, 620 Central Avenue, will feature a selection of unique carved mineral bowls and onyx lamps in a variety of styles and sizes. These natural pieces a highlight the warmth and beauty found in nature and are stunning additions to any décor.
Artists’ Workshop Gallery, 610- A Central Avenue, Patricia Langewis and Kenney Maggard will be the featured artists. Pat Langewis is an award-winning artist and Signature Member of four watercolor societies: Southern, Mid Southern, Alabama and Missouri. A trained artist in multiple media, she enjoys the voyage of experimental art. Color is her passion! Maggard’s woodturning and wood carving turns wood into functional pieces of art, he also work in acrylics and pastels. “An appreciation for life’s simple pleasure and an eye for natural beauty” is how Maggard describes what he hopes to capture in his art. For more information: https://mailchi.mp/afcfac4b5045/july-2018-evite
American Art Gallery and Gifts LLC, 724 Central Avenue, Rick Carter will be the featured artist.
Gallery Central, 800 Central Avenue, was invited by the Little Rock Zoo to feature artwork created by the animals of the zoo! The art will be on display and available for purchase with 100% of the proceeds from the animal paintings sold will be going to AAZK (American Association of Zookeepers) to aid in conservation and keeper education. Also, James Hayes Art Glass Company will also be in attendance showing his newest glass creations and personalizing his pieces.
Legacy Fine Art Gallery, 804 Central Avenue. will be closed for July Gallery Walk, but will be back in August
Render Creative Group Pop Up Gallery, 801 Central Avenue upstairs, The Lookin’ Good Show, This is a solo show of Phil Chwalinski‘s doll assemblages and paintings. “Not a vegan show because everything has a face!” Come to the opening; stay for the after party. 5:30pm-830
Justus Fine Art Gallery, 827A Central Avenue, 5:00-9:00, will include new work by Dustyn Bork, Robert Fogel, Matthew Hasty, Dolores Gard Justus, Jill Kyong, and Sandra Sell. Work by Robyn Horn, Tony Saladino, Gene Sparling, and others will also be featured.Memphis artist Matthew Hasty is known for his luminous southern landscapes. Included in the exhibit is Hasty’s “Summer Smolder” which captures the color and atmosphere of a summer sunset. Hasty’s work has been exhibited and collected internationally. Robert Fogel’s abstract sculptures are exercises in reduction that are based on land forms, rivers and geologic features whose designs have left an impression with the artist. A selection of Fogel’s recent works in steel and acrylic will be featured in the exhibition. Dustyn Bork’s paintings balance shape, form and color. Bork is an Associate Professor of Art at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas.
Landmark Building, Henderson State University, Hot Springs CampusCampus, 201 Market Street, Teachers Are Artists Too!, an art exhibit showcasing artwork created by Henderson State University (HSU), National Park College (NPC), and Arkansas School for Math, Science, and Art’s (ASMSA) past and current art instructors, opens June 1 at the Landmark Building, 201 Market Street, in Hot Springs. The exhibit will run through August 24 and is open Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., with extended hours until 8:00 p.m. for Gallery Walk on the first Friday of each month.
Cultural Affairs office – Sonny Kay at The Cottage, 108 Pleasant Street. Sonny Kay, Executive Director of Low Key Arts and a recent transplant to Hot Springs. Kay’s images have been used on many album covers and are collected in his book, Headspaces: Surrealistic Album Art & Collage.
Location: Downtown Hot Springs
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901