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may, 2022

06may6:00 pm9:30 pmGallery Hop6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Downtown Fairfield, Downtown

Event Details

Join Fairfield First Fridays on May 6th, from 6 to 9:00 p.m., for a night of art and fun! This event is a “passport” event. Stop in any of the participating galleries, get your “passport” stamped at each location, fill out your information and return to ICON by 9:30pm to be entered to win a piece of art from a local artist. The winner will be drawn at 9:45 pm, you do not have to be present to win.
We have seven participating galleries! They are ICON, Americus Diamond, Carnegie Historical Museum, Crest Jewel, Cindy’s ArtBeat, Fairfield Art Association, and Art FiftyTwo. (Please look at the times each location closes, so you are able to visit them all to complete your passport).
The works to choose from, by the local artists, will be on display at ICON in Bill’s classroom. The participating artists are Bill Teeple, John Preston, Greg Thatcher, Joanie McGinnis, David Kupferman, Terrence Kennedy, and others.
There will also be other locations open on and around the square with activities, as well as for dining, and shopping a few are listed below:
Americus Gallery-100 W. Burlington Ave. Americus Gallery will be showing Christopher Kufner’s original oil paintings, featuring Italian/French Landscapes, and Figurative works. Also, showing original oil paintings by Kim Kufner, Original watercolor and ink paintings by Genevra Bell, Art Glass Vases by David Lotton, Leaping Koi sculptures by Dale Divoky, Kristin Ford’s Jewelry with Meaning, many of which are one of a kind, and Custom dichroic glass jewelry by Pedro Lujano. Also, beautiful New Crystals for your home are available for purchase from our recent buying trip! Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Thursday 11 – 5 ArtWalk Friday 11 – (normally Friday is 11 – 5) Saturday 11 – 3 Passport Location
Art FiftyTwo- 52 E. Briggs Ave. In celebration of his 80th birthday, a Sacred Yantra Exhibition will be opening for the May 6th Art Walk and will be on display during the month of May. Greeting cards will be available as well. These beautiful yantras make a great gift whether for a new family member (birth star yantras), to enhance a business environment (harmony, success, and prosperity) or for a healing influence (astrological support or for a meditation or treatment room). Peter is available for consultation for custom-made yantras. Passport Location
Carnegie Historical Museum- 114 S. Court St. Open 6 to 9 pm. Stop in for a “Behind The Scenes” look at the creation of the 6 ft tall painting of the Electric Light Tower Installation! Artist Mark Shafer will be sharing his preparatory sketches with you. Passport Location
Crest Jewel- 48 N. Main St. open 6-10 PM Featuring: The Ganapati Collection of mini and micro gemstone carvings, Indian Miniature Paintings by various well-known Vedic Artists, Mixed media Artwork by Terrence Kennedy, Acrylic abstracts on paper and canvas by David Kupferman, Prints and wearable art by Wendy Stegall and always the prints of Miriam Kasin. Passport Location
Fairfield Art Association (inside the FACC) FAA Exhibit Metal Sculpture by Steve Maxson Opens. The Fairfield Art Association announces the opening of a Metal Sculpture exhibit by Steve Maxon on Friday, May 6 in the Main Gallery at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center. An opening reception will be from 6-9 PM and accommodates the 1st Friday Gallery Hop Passport art raffle.Barry Ross continues in the Hallway Gallery. Lots of new work by FAA Members in the Studio Sales Gallery Passport Location
Henderson’s/Cindy’s Art Beat-53 W. Broadway Ave. Open from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. I 2 I Drawing and Painting From Within by Eric Sczuka. Opens April 1st – May 21st Passport Location
ICON Gallery- 58 N. Main St. New show opening on May 6th: David Kupferman -Light Waves/Moments of Being. Acrylic paintings on canvas and paper. Our hours on First Friday: 6:30 – 10:00. Passport Location
Mother Divine Church- 51 N. Court St.- Richard Trice Images surreal and realistic from Jefferson County Park. Art walk Friday. May 6th 6:30 until 9:30 pm and Saturday, May 7th and Sunday, May 8th, from 1 pm -4 pm both days. Information from Richard Trice- “Within nature, in the many forms of light and shadow we sense something bigger and vaster than ourselves. Over many years, with photography, I have attempted to capture these moments in nature that reveal this eternity. In some cases, I rearrange several of these photos together to create another different image that is familiar. Although familiar, the image is at the same time, unfamiliar. This causes a positive leap of our imagination My purpose here is to explore visual associations which help us to think in a more intuitive manner. In a way, encouraging the creative problem-solving capacity of our innate sense of wonder. Realistic and surrealistic imagery. Looking at many of these images together is a grand and joyful experience”.
Revelations- 112 N. Main St. 7-9 pm charity seeds celebration! Join us in celebrating charity seeds 10 year anniversary. They will be presenting what they have accomplished over these years. Accomplishments that were made possible because of all your support and generous donations! charity seeds brings sustainable organic gardens to orphanages in Kenya, Colombia, and Guatemala. When food and other basic needs are satisfied, a child will then have an opportunity to live in abundance.
SOMM Wines- open on Friday from 11-8 pm. We will host our Art Walk Wine Tasting from 5-8 pm. The cost is $10/person
The Bookhouse- installation from local artist, Katie Bell, up on our micro gallery wall! We will also have live music from local musicians, Society of Broken Souls.

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Time

(Friday) 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

Downtown Fairfield

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