First Friday Art Walk – January 5, 2018

  1. FRAME UP

Come meet Frame Up’s new owners, Eric and Corrin Mann and enjoy original artwork courtesy of Victoria Kragthorpe. Whether it’s your first visit or your 100th, we would love to meet you!

 

  1. Darren Thompson at MacRostie Art Center

    VFW POST 1720

Sam Miltich and Friends present live jazz from 7 – 10 pm with special guests Doug Haining on winds and Nathan Norman on drums. The VFW is open to members and guests – no cover!

 

  1. CENTRAL SQUARE MALL

Hosting artist Nevada Jager with paintings and acrylic on denim — plus refreshments!

 

  1. CRAFTED BY ITASCA LIFE OPTIONS

Stop by the Central Square Mall to see what the CRAFTED artists have created this month. Celebrate artists of all abilities with ILO!

 

  1. MACROSTIE ART CENTER

Presenting two new exhibits for January: abstract paintings by Barbara Kreft in Nature:Culutre and fiber arts by Kristen Anderson in Adaptation & Optimism . With food provided by Domino’s Pizza, live music by Native American flute player Darren Thompson from 4 – 6 pm, and artist talks at 6pm.

 

  1. Bijou Noir at True North Salon and Spa

    HISTORIC CENTRAL SCHOOL ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE

Visit with artists David Dobbs, Mary Myers Corwin, and Waasa Aubid on the 3rd Floor! Oil painting, pastels, beadwork, and more are represented by the artists in this creative space.

 

  1. TRUE NORTH SALON AND SPA

True North will be hosting a special acoustic performance from Bijou Noir from 4pm-7pm. Stop by to hear reflective original songs from multi-instrumentalist and world traveler Augustus Watkins about the thrill of discovering one’s place in the world.

 

  1. GRAND RAPIDS NORTH STAR WOMEN’S CLUB

Showing FREE kids movies on the second floor of Central School. Screenings at 4:40 and 5:30. Popcorn and hot chocolate available for $1.

 

  1. BREWED AWAKENINGS

January’s featured artist is Patti Farrel with her whimsical acrylics. Music from 4:00 – 5:30 by jazz musician Sam Miltich. Dinner special until 6:30 and complimentary coffee, lemonade, and cookies.