First Friday Art Walk – October 1, 2021

The First Friday Art Walk is a free community event celebrating art and creativity. Please observe social distancing recommendations. Face coverings are strongly recommended indoors. Thank you for helping keep our community safe!

Diane Levar at Frame Up

 

  1. FRAME UP

Frame Up will showcase the work of Diane Levar who will have some of her new watercolor “minis” on display.  These watercolors are mounted on a cradled wood panel and suitable for display on any shelf, desk or table.

 

  1. MACROSTIE ART CENTER

Presenting two new exhibits for October: “Every Tree Has Stories to Tell”, a collection of forest-based artwork curated by John Zasada, and abstract nature photography by Lynn Anderson. Reception from 4 – 7 pm with artist talks at 6 pm. Masks required.

Abbey Blake at Bender’s

 

  1. BENDERS SHOES

Artist Abbey Blake is the founder of Waterstem Fired & Printed, which is dedicated to making jewelry and prints that mix traditional techniques and modern style. Each piece is handcrafted with quality materials and inspired by wildlife and the natural beauty of Minnesota.

 

  1. OLD CENTRAL SCHOOL
  • Fiber Art Demonstrations To celebrate Spinning and Weaving Week several fiber artists will be demonstrating spinning yarn and weaving cloth, and show samples of finished products.
  • True North Salon and Spa + Wildland Fabrics Visit this eclectic boutique and vendor marketplace on the 1st
  • The Clothing Bar Trendy clothing for all sizes.
  • Artists in the Attic Head up to the 3rd floor to meet the artists in residence: Mary Corwin, Lily Dittmer, and Deb Buxengaard.
Kristen Anderson at Hotel Rapids
  1. STORY ART + MUSEUM

Rapid Brass will perform on the grounds of Old Central School from 5 – 6 pm. Free will donations will support the Story Art + Museum.

 

  1. HOTEL RAPIDS

Hosting fiber artist Kristen Anderson with her series “Meditations.” Kristen creates wool felt tapestries and rugs using a traditional wet-felting technique, and uses the scraps from her work to create textural hangings and sculptural objects. Her handwork focuses on connection to both the natural world and the inner self.