DOWNTOWN ARTS DISTRICT
JULY FIRST FRIDAY ART PARTY!
Friday, July 7th, 2017
6pm to 11pm
JULY FIRST FRIDAY ART + LIVE MUSIC + EXPERIENCES
Come together for the art and people, stay for the live music and experiences! You are invited! Let's meet in a new gallery, photography studio and performance space for something different!
(WIN ART!!!) (raffling original artwork every hour!)
WE ANNOUNCE MORE ART AND PERFORMANCES, AS DATE APPROACHES. Help us by rsvp'ing and sharing with friends!
6pm — 9pm First Friday Art Party + Music + Experience
Enjoy wonderful art, live performances, live music, meet new people, have fun with friends, and enjoy a night of experiences!
9pm — 10:30pm Late Night Art Fun & Games, w/ Adventure! Join us for art, live music, plus late night fun & games! Entertain friends, meet new people, create memories!
Around 1030/11, we will adventure to other nearby destinations! Maybe dancing, maybe music! Adventure Time! You are invited! :)
Art Raffle: We will raffle off 3 to 5 pieces of original art work, artisan jewelry, and much more! Gotta be in, to win!
This event is Free, yet bring $5, $10 to $20, to participate in our fun Art Raffle!
What to Bring: byob. Bring something to share, pack of beer, bottle of wine, favorite spirits. Someone usually brings champagne. We'll also have water, sodas, and mixers.
LIVE PERFORMANCES by:
RIVER COW ORCHESTRA, the amazing Kansas City based collective jazz improvisation, showcasing sensual, soulful grooves!
KMBR & The Acoustic Vibrations, ensemble and solo performances from emerging local and regional artists!
SHAWN STEWART, established musician and producer, showcasing his cherished guitar, harmonica and tamborine jams!
SCOTT TAYLOR, evolutionary guitarist and soloist, presenting works from the baroque and modern playlist!
ARTIST PRESENTATIONS FROM:
*Tony Butler (mixed media) amazing locally based artist, presenting dynamic works on canvas! Prolific!
*Romana Yaroshchak (neo avant garde) Internationally presented artist showcasing her wonderful original series of color on canvas
*Blake Rudis (photography) International photographer, presenting works on metal, highlighting the beauty in everything
*Halston Livingston (mixed media) emerging local artist, presenting works of acrylic on canvas and watercolor on paper
*Elie Solomon (photography on canvas) abstract art photographer showcasing imaginative new colorful works on canvas
*Merlyn Lazorow (monoprints & collages) Kansas City based regional arts maven, showcasing monoprint originals, & mixed media collages
*Brit Waye (oil on canvas) exciting young artist, highlighting new works inspired by experience and flow
*Jessica Blevins (acrylic on canvas) emerging regional artist, showing original art based on emotions and inspiration
*Gina Fedon (photography) emerging photography artist, highlighting a collection of memories
*Kelly Murtaugh, (photography) emerging photographer showcasing framed works from Kansas City and around the world
*Laura Rendlen (mosaics) nationally/internationally recognized mosaic artist and instructor showcasing selection of amazing work
*Albane Ruiz Campagne (photography) photo studio member and international photographer showcasing framed photography from around world
*Tim Cott (photography) local emerging photographer presenting framed works
*Paul Terry (photography) fashion photographer presenting framed nature and landscape
*Harris Hassan (Photography) internationally based photographer presenting a beautiful landscape on canvas