EVENT LISTING FOR JULY 12, 2019
GALLERIES, SHOPS, STUDIOS & MORE:
2nd Friday Art Walk Vendors include Kiss My Glass, Kari on Canvas, Eventide Aromatics & Botanicals, Megan Migues, James Chisko and Dustin Thompson
2nd Friday Art Walk Street Performers include Hannah Butler, Jake Hewett and Shell.
A Small Vintage Affair (106 E. Main) asks you to join them for the shop’s final art walk with lots of great deals.
Artifactory (313 E. Main) will be open for 2nd Friday Art Walk! Come see all of the exciting things happening in the store!
Bigfoot Creative (315 E. Main) continues their year of featuring only female artists with Brooklyn Thorpe. Thorpe is a nine-year old artists from Keller, Texas who works in chalk pastels, watercolors and drawing.
Bill & Juanita Williams (upstairs, 122 E. Main) will be open during Art Walk with new work. Bill has new paintings on exhibition, and Juanita has new jewelry she has made! Stop by and see their studio!
Bison Witches (211 E. Main) will be open with live music from the one and only Hosty (7 p.m.) and The Delektronidisco (10 p.m.)!
The Depot Gallery (200 S. Jones) will host an opening reception for Remembering Regina Murphy that will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. A prolific artist, Murphy continued to work until just prior to her passing this past Christmas Day. Having mastered many techniques with enviable skill, she is perhaps best known for her varied landscapes in several mediums. In her nineties, she began working in earnest in abstractions with great critical acclaim. Her family has graciously agreed to share a retrospective of her work in The Depot Gallery.
D. M. Wealth Management (201 E. Main) will feature photographer Ed Bolt from Shawnee. An avid traveler that has been to all 50 states and a number of countries outside the United States, Ed uses his journeys to produce landscape photographs. He will have several on display, even some from 2nd Friday Art Walk. He produces a unique look by employing techniques such as High Dynamic Range Photography and Infrared Photography while printing is work on mediums such as photographic paper, aluminum, wood and acrylics. As always, Frank Lawrence is their musical guest, so stop by to see both artists!
Gallery 123 (123 E. Main) — a cooperative art gallery — will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. They have 12 artists at the gallery, including painters, photographers, glass artists, sculptors, a fiber artist, jewelers and a mixed media artist. They are also featuring a guest artist, Brooke Madden Jones who is a painter and jeweler. Come visit them at 123 East Main above Syrup.
GreenLove Compassionate Care and Wellness Center (112 W. Main) is proud and excited to announce that their very own manager/budtender, Troy Alan, will be serenading patients and passersby from 6 to 9 p.m. Due to popular demand, the artwork of Aaron Frisby (presented by Tyson Meade) will be gracing our walls throughout July.
MAINSITE Contemporary Art: Home of the Norman Arts Council (122 E. Main) celebrates the end of David Holland’s The Skies Have It exhibition and studio residency with a closing reception and catalog release from 6 to 10 p.m. See the progress Holland has made on his latest, large-scale cloudscape piece and be reminded of the power of the Midwest’s springtime storm season with Holland’s masterful technique in translating them to canvas. Patrons can purchase one of the mini-catalogs to remember his works at home, as well.
Norman Film Festival (123 E. Main #4) will be hosting selfies with Practically Perfect Princesses and a Make-Your-Own button booth.
Opolis (113 N. Crawford) will host karaoke for the whole family from 7 to 10 p.m. (21+ after 10 p.m.).
Resonator Institute (325 E. Main) invites you to join them for an exhibition of new works by Resonator’s own Craig Swan. Part of a Part of a Story is informed by heavy metal, religious altar pieces, ancient civilization and mythological artifacts! The show will include works on paper, paintings, sculptures, prints and new friends!
Robinson’s Repurposed (114 S. Porter Ave) will be open with a wide variety of eclectic art. Stop by and check it out!
Sandalwood & Sage (322 E. Main) will host the JAH Mystics (Red Dirt Reggae) for the 2nd Friday Art Walk. Come join the fun with Jahruba Lambeth and the JAH Mystics sharing their own special "Okie" brand of Reggae from 7 to 9 p.m.!
Sergio’s Italian Bistro (104 E. Gray) will have Stephen Baker from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Baker plays a mix of jazz, blues and Hawaiian influenced tunes.
The Social Club (209 E. Main) will serve free treats and hosting 405 Brewery slinging a new delish “beer-tial” (beer + cocktail) on Art Walk! Their featured artist for the month is Rae Stone. Rae is a painter and educator in OKC. Her work combines organic flowing shapes with hard lines to create peaceful contemplative movement across the canvas.
STASH (412 E. Main) hosts a vigil as part of “Lights for Liberty.” All are invited to make posters, listen to music, bid on donated art, and to light a candle at 9 p.m. to shine a light on the plight of refugees. Be sure to swing by for a creative, community event that stretches nation wide for one night only! The Loaded Bowl, Whole Latte Pie and Midway Deli return to EDO and Lazy Circles Brewing will serve a variety of their seasonal craft beer. Natalie Miller is STASH’s featured artist. She is best known for her vibrant use of color on canvas. She explores color combinations through overlapping shapes and patterns. Her use of color takes the viewer on a journey across the canvas. STASH will be open 6 to 9:30 p.m.!
TOLY Food Truck Park (223 W. Main) will be hoppin' during Art Walk on July 12th! Not only will they have Boardwalk Burritos Food Truck, they will also have Capital Distributing onsite for a craft beer tasting and The Nobody's will be playing from 7 to 9 p.m.! The whole 200 block of W. Main will be participating in a Luau Block Party so put your party pants on and come out to celebrate with them!
Whispering Willows Art Gallery (226 E. Main) is celebrating the addition of Todd Jenkins as one of Whispering Willows Art Gallery artists. Todd creates beautiful and unique sculptures. Gallery artists Peggy D. Farris, Irmgard Geul, Enoch Kelly Haney, Gayla Hollis, Todd Jenkins, Marilyn LeFlore, Robert Rapp, Kathleen Shumate, Eric Spiegel, and Kevin Stark also have works on display and for sale.