Archive for Sunday, April 17, 2005

Artists, venues slated for Downtown Friday Gallery Walk

April 17, 2005


"Signs and Seasons," an exhibition of paintings by James Schaefer at Signs of Life Gallery, is just one stop on the Downtown Friday Gallery Walk, set for 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. The following venues also will participate in the self-guided tour of downtown art spaces:

  • Diane's Artisan Gallery, 801 1/2 Mass, Suite C, 856-1155, featuring leaf-patterned fused glass by Richard Parrish of Bozeman, Mont.; fiber art for the home and body by Kansas University fine arts graduate Jessica Smith of Seattle; nature-inspired sterling silver and pearl jewelry by Liz Norkus of Rumford, R.I., ongoing.
  • Fields Gallery, 712 Mass,, 842-7187, featuring "Watercolor Landscapes and Cityscapes," by Mark Mohr, through July 17.
  • Kimbari, 15 W. Ninth St.,, 842-1067, featuring portrait oil paintings by Lawrence artist Mike McCaffrey, ongoing.
  • KOJO, 745 N.H.,, 841-5656, featuring ceramics by Zia, ongoing.
  • Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.,, 843-2787, featuring the annual Lawrence Public School's Art Students Exhibition, through May 18.
  • Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.,, 843-3833, exhibits sponsored by the Lawrence Art Guild, featuring oil paintings by Chance Huffmann; "Simple Gifts: Photos by Vera's Child" by Julie Matchett; "Children's Artwork: Celebrating the Week of the Young Child," sponsored by the Douglas County Child Development Assn., through April 30.
  • Olive Gallery and Art Supply, 15 E. Eighth St.,, 331-4114, featuring "Rural Recollections," screen prints and photographs by Justin Marable, through April 27.
  • Phoenix Gallery, 919 Mass., 843-0080, featuring a new collection of hand blown glass works by Dick Rector and Jim Slough of Free State Glass, ongoing.
  • Signs of Life Gallery, 722 Mass., 830-8030, featuring "Signs and Seasons," new paintings by James Schaefer, through May 28.
  • Silver Works and More, 715 Mass., 842-1460, featuring sterling silver jewelry by Theresa Carson; wood-fired functional ceramics by Willem Gebben; and silk scarves by Kire, ongoing.
  • Southwest and More, 727 Mass.,, 843-0141, exhibit TBA

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