Current Stroll Information
First Friday Art Stroll Showings - April 7, 2017
Bella Muse-Bella muse Gallery will have Sun Spirit Gems. They will be coming in with their singing bowls and different gem stones.
Color Me Mine –Color Me Mine will be featuring the talented Frank Blair.
Frank Blair grew up in Ogden, Utah. His family moved to El Monte, California for a short period during WWII where Frank first got serious about Art as a student at El Monte High School. He studied at the California School of Art in Los Angeles until his family moved back to the Ogden area. Later in life, he attended Art Classes at Dixie College under Professor Del Parsons. Frank has worked in oil, watercolor, and pastels. He has won numerous awards in local Ogden Art Shows over the past 20 years. Some of his favorite pieces will be shown at the Color Me Mine Pottery shop, 188 25th St, Ogden, Utah, during the 25th Street Art Walk on April 7th 2017.
The Eccles Community Art—Selected art work created by the secondary students in Ogden City & Weber County School District will be featured at the Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden in the main and second floor galleries during April 2017. The work of the students from Ogden City Schools will be on exhibit March 27 through April 12, 2017 with the work of the Weber School District students will be displayed April 13 through 29,20 17. Works from the DaVinci Academy will be displayed all month in the dining room.
A reception in association with Ogden’s First Friday Art Stroll is scheduled for Friday, April 7, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. Ogden School District student awards will be posted at the Art Stroll Reception. Weber School District student awards will be announced after April 13th. The Carriage House Gallery will exhibit and Invitational exhibThe staff of the Eccles Community Art Center invites you to visit these exhibits throughout the month of April. Regular gallery hours are weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information call us at 801-392-6935 or visit our web site at www.ogden4arts.orgit with works by a variety of Northern Utah artists.
The Secondary Student Competitions brings selected works from local Junior High and High Schools to the Eccles Community Art Center. The Ogden City and Weber County School District staff provide judging and awards for the competition. A best of show is presented to a work by both a Junior High and High School students with first, second, third and honorable mention awards presented in a variety of other categories. These exhibits are popular with the art center patrons and members of the community.
The staff of the Eccles Community Art Center invites you to visit these exhibits throughout the month of April. Regular gallery hours are weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information call us at 801-392-6935 or visit our web site at www.ogden4arts.org
Gallery 25-Gallery 25 featured artist is Mac Stevenson. A First Friday Art Stroll Reception with light refreshments will be open to the public Friday, April 7, 2017 6-9pm
Gallery at the Station, Union Station-Paintings by Becky Espinoza, Paulette Johnson, and Michelle Montierth. Three members of the Ogden Palette Club display their beautiful and varied work depicting the local natural landscape.
Grounds for Coffee- 25th Street-will have the artwork of Richard Ramos on display, as well as our new Kombucha distributor, Suunte with samples and Q&A with their Brew master.
Grounds for Coffee on Harrison & 30th-No info given
Imagine Ballet Theatre- No info given
Jeffery Favero Photography-No info given
Lavender Vinyl-Will be showing the work of Jamie Harper as a continuation of curator, Eden Buxton’s, Art as Matter Exhibition. Jamie Harper creates still images, soft sculptures, performances, and piles of unusable garbage. Her works inspiration comes from her background of craft and treasure collecting. Curious whether grief resides in the person experiencing it or in the objects left for the dead Jamie gathers floral artifacts from burn piles and dumpsters just outside cemetery boundaries.
The flowers that she displays are a softened representation of decay, keeping what happens below the ground a continuing mystery. She uses a new aesthetic born out of another's grief to create images of faded beauty that somehow reanimate the grief that was once had.
Myra Powell Gallery, Union Station-Will be featuring photography by Joan Escala Usarralde. “Road Trip is a photo exhibition at The Myra Powell Gallery, about my ‘American experience’ traveling through the American West. Trains, barns, landscape, wildlife...”
Nurture the Creative Mind-Nurture the Creative Mind will be launching our youth designed apparel at the Sign Garage. Tees, sweatshirts, and jackets all available.
Ogden’s Platforms-MATRIX | Evolutions, featuring 5 women artists: Molly Morin, K Stevenson, Alexis Furlong, Jessica RItter Hollon and Lenka Konopasek their show will continue at Ogden First's unique gallery-without-walls, PLATFORMS until April 29.
As a SPECIAL FEATURE, Molly Morin will again host her "Programming For People" public art-making process for the April Stroll from 6-8pm.
OMOCA the Ogden Museum of Contemporary Art- No info given
Pandemonium Gallery-Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice!
Check it!! Friday, April 7th for the Art stroll, Pandemonium Art Gallery on Historic 25th Street is showcasing the Beetlejuice suit that Micheal Keaton wore while filming the movie. Crit Killen, the practical effects effects artist that worked on the Beetlejuice set will be there with our very own local special effects artist Russ Adams to answer fan questions.
Get your own little dose of Hollywood right here in Downtown Ogden.
Art stroll runs from 6-9pm.
Shaw Gallery at Weber State University-The Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery is pleased to host the Utah debut of Latin American-born artist, Lydia Okumura. Utilizing simple materials such as string, glass and paint, Okumura’s work dynamically balances line, plane and shadow. The retrospective exhibition entitled, “Lydia Okumura: Situations” opened on March 3, 2017 and will run until April 7th at 9 p.m.
Working for almost 50 years, Okumura continues to explore the realms of geometric abstraction through both re-imaginations of past installations and new work. Her aim as an artist is to actively challenge viewers to question their perception of space through sculptures, installations and works on paper that blur the line between two and three-dimensions.
The Egyptian Theater Foundation
-No info given
The Front Climbing Club- our April artist, Devon Brockman, his medium is terrariums.
The Front Climbing Club at 225 20th St. We will have hors d'oeuvres available and will be open to the public for art strolling, free climbing & free demos from 6p-9p, due to The Front hosting the Ogden Climbing Festival that Friday evening!
The Local Artisan Collective-This month we are featuring Jonathan Cox fromJonathan Ryan Woodworks. Jonathan has been designing and creating fine furniture for 20 years. His pieces are made using hand-cut joinery and hand-rubbed finishes. Each piece is carefully designed and constructed with precise detail to grain, line, and proportion. Specializing in craftsman and contemporary styles, Jonathan produces custom tables, chairs, benches, casework, and turnings. Jonathan can also design and make any furniture piece or home decor to meet the customer’s style and needs. Whether it be rustic, distressed, or high-end furniture, Jonathan Ryan Woodworks is dedicated to quality and customer satisfaction.
We are excited to showcase Ogden High School's art this month also. We can't wait to see what their Seniors have created.
Jasmine Schauer from PFP Refinished Finds will be doing the class Dinning Table Chair Makeover. What a fun way to learn to do your own furniture.
Everyone loves O-Town Kitchen jams and jelly. They will be giving out samples and we can't wait!
Demonstrating painting will be P. Barth Fine Art. She is an incredilbe artists.
We LOVE the music by Jammy Tammy. She will be performing from 7:30--8:30.
The Collective is located at 2421 Kiesel Ave, Ogden.
The Parlour Ogden-The Parlour will be featuring watercolor travel posters by local artist Liesl Cannon, who will be selling prints on site!
The Parlour is located at 2562 Washington Blvd.
Utah Gem Gallery-No info given
Utah Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum-No info given
Wasatch Roasting Company-Wasatch Roasting Company is excited to feature the works of our April's feature artist, Ryan Moyer. Visit his sites ryanmoyer.com, @ryanmoyerphoto (FB), and @photomoyer (IG) to get a feel for what you'll see showcased in our shop for the month of April. For the Stroll, we'll serve from our full espresso bar and our nitro cold brew taps. We'll also serve hot chocolates, teas, affogatos, cheese and crackers, and non-coffee beverages. Oh, did we mention there will be some killer live music in the background?!
Wasatch Roasting is located at 2436 Grant Ave, Ogden.
*This is small listing of the many different galleries whom participate in the stroll each month. There is much more to be enjoyed.