may, 2019

03may6:00 pm9:00 pmFairfield First Fridays Gallery Hop6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Downtown Fairfield, Downtown

Event Details

Fairfield First Fridays Focuses on Art and Local Galleries
Fairfield First Friday’s event, May 3rd, from 6-9:00 pm, focuses on art and the art venues. This month is about wandering through the galleries and stores on the square enjoying the talented works of art on display.
Start your evening by picking up your passport at any of the participating art venues. Visit the locations on the passport and each venue will stamp your passport with a unique stamp or sticker assigned to them. Passport locations are; Revelations, Art Fiftytwo, Fairfield CoLab, Crest Jewel, Americus Diamond, Fairfield Art Association, Hendersons/Cindys Art Beat and Icon. Return your completed passport to ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St. to be entered into a drawing, that will be held at 9:30 pm. You do not need to be present to win. Two winners will be drawn and able to choose a work of art valued at $300.00. In addition to having the drawing for two pieces of art, there will also be gift cards from various local businesses drawn for and given away.
The art offered by top local artists will be on view all evening at ICON. There will be art offered by; Cindy Ballou, Suanna Breed, Diane Dallner, Kartika Damon, Aylya Dannemann, Terrence Kennedy, David Kupferman, Pam Lander, Susan Marcus, Joanie McGinnis, Irene Murphy, David Pattison, John Preston, Danielle Shier, Cris Soth, Marty Sperry, Wendy Stegall, Bill Teeple, Greg Thatcher, and Bonita Versh.
The participating locations are listed below, there will be many shop and restaurants open on and around the square. A few are listed below.

Americus Gallery-100 W. Burlington Ave. Americus Gallery featuring Christopher Kufner’s new show called “The Muse” consisting of 18 paintings from his private collection. Several of these paintings are new and have not been displayed outside of the artist’s private residence. Also, a new show of recent paintings by artist, Jim Weidle. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 10 – 6, Friday 10 – 9, Saturday 10 – 5. Passport Location
Art FiftyTwo- 52 E. Briggs Ave. Exhibit this month is Line: Drawings by Iowa Artists. Stop in to view this wonderful exhibit! Open 6:30-9:30. Passport Location
Bountiful Bakery- 303 S. Main St. Luke Stenger photography on display throughout the location. Baked goods, soup salad, and a few surprises! Stop in for dinner or a treat! Open from 5:30-9pm
CoLab- 107 ½ S. Main St. Local Artist, Hannah Graber will be showing her Fluid Art Exhibit with new additions! Stop in to see these beautiful works of art. Open 6-9:30pm. Passport Location
Crest Jewel- 48 N. Main St. Latest paintings: by David Kupferman, and Terrence Kennedy plus 5 original paintings by several Vedic Artists. Will be open from 6 to 9:30 pm. – Passport Location
Fairfield Art Association (inside the FACC) Open until 9 pm. May 3 opening of a new painting exhibit by two award-winning artists from Des Moines. Leslie Leavenworth will show her oil paintings and Jan Vander Linden her watercolors in the Main Gallery at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center. The artists, who are friends, will both be present for an Opening Reception from 6- 8 PM and give a gallery talk together at 6:30 PM. Passport Location
Henderson’s/Cindy’s Art Beat-53 W. Broadway Ave. Henderson’s Gallery, Cindy’s Art Supplies store and Square One Arts will be open from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. for ArtWalk. Henderson’s Gallery continues the “Animal” Exhibit with paintings by Dextrina Neal; as well as a display of etchings and prints from the Stephen Whittle collection. Square One arts will be showing some new items, artwork and gifts. In addition, there will be a 50% off sale for Wendog fashion. Passport Location
ICON Gallery- 58 N. Main St. ICON Gallery is pleased to announce the significant exhibition Anonymous Shiva Linga Paintings: The Hudson Collection, a selection of Tantric images made by anonymous painters from Rajasthan, India. This exhibition has been made possible by the very generous donation of the Hudson Collection to ICON’s permanent collection by Patricia Hudson, James Hudson, and Thomas Hudson. The 67 paintings will be on view through May 25th. First Friday hours: 6:30 to 10:00 pm Passport Location

Revelations- 112 N. Main St. Stuart McCall Libby, Oils on Paper / Photographs, May 3 – 31. Music with Hannelore Stimson, cello and keyboard 6:30 – 8:30 Passport Location
The Local Fairfield- 51 N 2nd St- Open 1:30am-9: 30 pm Paul Morehead works on display. This collection showcases artworks originally created for an event on National Water Day. All pieces were by Paul with the purpose of focusing attention on how children interact with water and the beauty within both aspects.



(Friday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Downtown Fairfield