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VIRTUAL First Friday Art Stroll-July 3, 2020

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Everyone is continuing to show their creativity

June 26, 2020 – Ogden, UT – Ogden City Arts will continue to go virtual for July’s First Friday Art Stroll. We have seen a variety of art pieces, projects and musical performances that have been shared on social media. With Covid-19 on the rise we want to make everyone’s safety is a priority so we will continue to go virtual. Our plan is to post art from people who use the hashtag #OgdenSharesArt. We have made a multitude of short videos with hundreds of photos shared since April.

Ogden City Arts will give updates on other virtual live events happening that day. The Local Artisan Collective will go live from 6-8 p.m. on Facebook and feature artists and projects that will be made. The Eccles Art Center will have a virtual tour of their art on their website and on social media. You too can be featured in our art stroll. Share a photo of yourself making art. During this time of social distancing and change, art is always an outlet to express how you are feeling. Show us some projects that you have done while staying home, a card you made for Father’s Day or a sign for a recent graduate. We cannot wait to see what you have been up to lately.

Although the First Friday Art Stroll is virtual for July, some of our community partners have opened and plan to host small events while practicing social distancing. We are happy that as restrictions are starting to lift people can start to experience art in person. Check out what some of our community partners are up to either virtually or at their locations (with restrictions) by referencing the list below.

#OgdenSharesArt to have your art featured on our page.
 Your images and video clips will be shared on Friday, July 3 on our social media outlets.

About Ogden City Arts

Ogden City Arts supports the belief that the arts are an integral part of a healthy culture, providing both intellectual nourishment and social benefit, and that community arts programs provide significant value both to communities and to artist.

Ogden City Arts’ mission is to enrich the lives of Ogden residents and visitors by ensuring access to visual, performing, and literary arts and arts education. In supporting arts organizations and independent artists Ogden City Arts works to connect the arts to daily life, education, and economic development.

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Virtual Gallery Happenings:

Alaskan Gold Connection –

Check out their page to find out about hours and custom jewelry designs to purchase. (alaskangoldconnection & carlcoxdesigns1)

Alaskan Gold Connection – 167 25th Street, Ogden

 Cara Koolmees - 

You can stop in and see Cara Koolmees on Mon, Wed., and Fri. from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Then on Saturdays you can see her set up of prints that she will bring downstairs during the Farmer’s Market Ogden 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call Cara at 801-540-2299 or visit her website if you need to focus on something while staying at home.

Cara Koolmees – 256 Historic 25th Street, Ogden

CBD Bros. - 

They are currently open Tuesday-Saturday from 10:30 – 7 p.m. Be sure to stop by and see the art and products they have inside for you to purchase.  

CBD Bros.- 135 Historic 25th Street, Ogden


 - They are offering curbside pickup. You can follow them on social media for details. (cuppaogden)             


Cuppa - 552 East 25th Street, Ogden                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Eccles Community Art Center - 


The Eccles Art Center's Galleries will exhibit works from Western themed artists during the Traces of the West. This invitational competition will open Friday, July 3rd and continue through July 27, 2020.  A reception for artists, and the public will be held in association with Ogden’s Art Stroll on Friday, July 3, from 5 to 8 p.m.  Awards will be posted at this reception and online at Traces of the West is comprised of recent works with a Western theme.  This year categories are two -dimension and three-dimensional art.  The two-dimensional category will include drawing, painting and photography with the three-dimensional category includes sculpture.  Local artists throughout Utah as well as those from Arizona, and Idaho are participating.  Thirty-two artists have accepted an invitation to exhibit.  They include: Doug, Dianne and Ryan Adams, James Balluff, Dan Bauer, Allen Brockbnak, Maria Marcelis Casas, Aleta Cobabe, Keith Dabb, Keith Dagley, Joe Deru, Mike Gardner, Jerry Read Hancock, Tim Harmon, LeRoy Jennings, Cara Koolmees, Don Miskin, John T Parke, Jan Perkins, Al Perry, John Poon, Anna, Pottier-Hickman, Sue Poulsen, Susan Cramer Stein, Nicole Taggart, Don Weller, Mary Wells, Bradley Williams, and Eric Zshiesche. 

As an art patron if you are not able to attend the exhibit in person; watch for online virtual tours and artists’ bios.  These will be published on the art center’s website (, Instagram and Facebook pages.

For anyone still sheltering at home, virtual tours of these exhibits will be posted on the center’s website and social platforms: Facebook and Instagram. (eccles_art_center)

Eccles Community Art Center - 2580 Jefferson Ave, Ogden

Gallery 25 -

Jerry Hancock is the featured artist for July with a music entertainer, John Burrows playing outside.  (


Gallery 25 - 268 25th Street, Ogden         

Grounds for Coffee on 25th St. - You can stop by in the morning and early afternoon to check out the artwork they have on display. Follow their social media for up to date information. 

Grounds for Coffee - 111 Historic 25th Street, Ogden


Grounds for Coffee on Harrison & 30th

 - Call and check their website for details. (

Grounds for Coffee - 3005 Harrison Blvd, Ogden

Hippie Skin – 

Hippie Skin is currently doing online classes and offering their products online. (

Hippie Skin - 2424 Wall Avenue, Ogden

Lucky Slice -

They are available for online orders, curbside pick up and delivery. (luckyslicepizza)


Lucky Slice - 200 25th St, Ogden

  Rainy Day Emporium-

For June’s First Friday art stroll they will be open and feature artwork by Alexandre. They will also have tarot card readings with Linda Chapman, Hand Refluxology with Kathi Benson and Tarot Card Readings with Alan Dee Geddess. While you are there you can have Reiki and Aura scans. Check out their page for more information and items for sale.


Rainy Day Emporium - 155 Historic 25th Street, Ogden 

Rustic Rose Antiques –

Go to their social media page to contact them directly about hours and products for sale. (rusticroseantiques)

Rustic Rose Antiques – 2338 Washington Blvd., Ogden

Shaw Gallery at Weber State University  - 

 They are currently closed but you can check out work previous work from students on their social media page.  (wsushawgallery)

Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery- 3964 West Campus Drive, Department 2001, Ogden

The Argo House -

They will be closed for July's Art Stroll but will have an exhibit for August.



The Argo House - 529 25th Street, Ogden 

The Bonneville Space -

 Follow their social media they are still offering workspace and meeting offices for those who need it. 


The Bonneville Space - 221 25th Street, Ogden

The Cupcake Shoppe and Bakery

 -  Paintabilities is a locally owned Paint Night studio based out of West Haven, Utah; owned and operated by a mother/daughter duo. Our passion for the arts and for bringing people together inspired us to pursue our dream of owning our own studio. It is our goal to provide a variety of class options, a fun and open environment to paint in, and delicious treats to everyone who comes in, so you can have the best paint night experience possible. For more details about them go to their website: / Facebook: Paintabilities Paint Night Classes / Instagram: @paintabilities
Plus, The Cupcake Shoppe and Bakery is also offering curbside pickup for their cupcakes and cookies. For more details about their location check their social media page. (thecupcakeshoppeandbakery)

The Cupcake Shoppe and Bakery - 2352 Kiesel Road, Ogden

The Diamond Room -  

The Diamond Room is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Stop by to see their selection of jewelry. They are offering curbside pick-up, and private showings. Check their social media for specials, drawings, and more information. (thediamondroom25ut)

The Diamond Room - 131 Historic 25th Street, Ogden

The Local Artisan Collective- 

 Welcome to our ONLINE Art Stroll on July 3rd, 2020! We will be open for the Art Stroll from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 

Who is ready to have fun together? We are!! Join us in this fun Art Stroll on our Art Stroll Group:

Artist will be going live, talking with each other in this group, sharing art tips, playing games, doing giveaways and more. We will be featuring Modern Elemental Ergon and their amazing items that will be for sale. Keep your eyes open for a live auction fundraiser for The Local Artisan Collective. Modern Elemental Ergon will be making a beautiful custom table to raise funds for our COVID19 relief efforts. The tabletop will be created live during art stroll. During the evening we will be showcasing free demo's, doing giveaways and classes. Join us for a fun night!

Meet the artist: Cally Ortiz and Charity Judkins from Modern Elemental Ergon. “A visionary experiment in modern industrial design and form, using the most basic of elements.” Artists Charity Judkins and Cally Rhoades push the boundaries of art and nature to make one of a kind pieces of art. Using 2,500 volts of electricity they burn fractile patterns into beautiful upcycled wood. Charity, a welder by trade adds contrasting metal hardware and custom metal frames to the art giving it a stunning industrial modern finish. Cally, a painter breathes additional life into the fractile patterns by painting a plethora of landscapes and other unique creations on the wood. The two also love to add brightly colored resins to add depth and movement to these one of a kind pieces.

Find their items in our store located at 2371 Kiesel Ave, Ogden, Utah 84401 in the Heart of Downtown Ogden on the South End of the Junction in the Creative Nine Rails District.

Facebook LIVE:
6:00 Cally Ortiz and Charity Judkins from Modern Elemental Ergon will be highlighting their amazing visual art that has electricity through the wood and more.
6:30 Jenny Rawson de Venegas and Rene Venegas from Galleon's Gold Jewelry are going to be do silversmithing demos.
7:00 Roxanne Vigos from Sago Adornment will be telling you about her natural dyes
7:30 Christina Graff Charbonneau from Crema will be showcasing her felted clothes, portraits and more.
8:00 to 8:30 Cally Ortiz and Charity Judkins will be closing the night!

Instagram Online Art Stroll LIVE:
5:00 Cally Ortiz and Charity Judkins from Modern Elemental Ergon
5:30 to 5:45 Jenny Rawson de Venegas and Rene Venegas from Galleon's Gold Jewelry
5:45 to 6:00 Roxanne Vigos from Sago Adornment

Find our artist items on our website at or if you see an item you like let us know and we will send you an invoice from the shop and the artist will ship it to you.

The Local Artisan Collective - 2371 Kiesel Ave, Ogden. 

The Monarch –

   They will be open during the art stroll from 6-9 p.m. The studios will be open, and another new United Mural will be on display in the lobby area. They are also still booking events contact them for more information. You can go to their website to see a list of the artists and their pages. 

  • O1ARTS -  Join us during the July First Friday Art Stroll for an in-person art exhibition featuring emerging artist Izzy Fernandez. The show will take place in the Gist at The Monarch.    
  • The Banyan Collective: They will be live at The Monarch with music at 7 p.m. from Caleb Wendt and the Canvas, 8 p.m. El Sirdian & 9 p.m. from Become Etheral.    Follow there social media for updated podcast info.  (                                                                                                                                   
  • WBs Eatery - Carper Contemporary features Salt Lake City artist Miriam Tribe at WBs Eatery with a collection of abstract figurative drawings and paintings that reflect on togetherness during times of pandemic.                                                                                                       Artist Statement: "Every work I create begins with a line. Weighted and intuitive—like the downbeat of a rhythm—either on its own like a one-handed melody, or as a foundation for layers of shapes and color. I reach for charcoals or oil pastels, always seeking a soft texture with weight and suspension. I reduce. I omit. I suggest, the viewer surmises. When I discover an interesting face I will often retrace my path again and again until my grip loosens and my lines become fluid and graceful like choreography.  If I’m painting then I use deep, earthy shades of acrylics or oils and often layers of both. There’s a certain amount of neatness in my work, but also a deliberate disregard for perfection. My work is figurative and expressionistic. I draw people with an inclination towards the subtleties of expression. If line is choreography, then paint is costume—graphic, rich and patterned. Not unlike ritual or war paint, it defines the primal inner state, the true intention."  
  • (WBSEATERY)  You can also follow them on social media to order curbside food to-go.                                                       
  • Art Box - The Art Box will be open during the art stroll. Their featured artist is Ian Shaw had always desired to become an artisan and master a trade, but he struggled to find the correct medium for his creative expression. About four years ago, he began working with leather and instantly became obsessed. His intentions and expectations have changed dramatically with time, but his overall desire to learn as much as possible about this beautiful craft has not changed. Ian’s work is characterized by minimal, practical designs and a focus on nature/landscape themes. He works with only the highest quality, responsibly tanned leather from America and Italy. Every process, from the first cut to final polish, is done by hand with simple tools and traditional techniques. Ian currently sells a line of products in-person and online and offers custom work upon request. Stop in and see what new items they have in stock. Plus, follow their IG account for more information. 
The Monarch – 455 25th Street, Ogden

Union Station –

Locations at the Union Station below

Gallery at the Station, Union Station

 - closed at this time
Union Station - 2501 Wall Ave, Ogden

Myra Powell Gallery, Union Station  -

not open

Nurture the Creative Mind

 -Not open but check out their social media for updates on what is happening! (nurture_the_creative_mind)

Nurture the Creative Mind - 2501 Wall Ave, Ogden – (South end of the Union Station)

Waffle Love Ogden

 - They are open and offer dine-in and take out. Follow them on social media to know the special of the day.  (waffluvogden)

Waffle Love Ogden – 109 25th Street, Ogden

Wasatch Roasting Company

  - They are currently open and offer inside seating. You can also see them during Saturday’s Farmer’s Market Ogden from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Follow their social media to know what else they have happening! (wasatchroastingcompany)

Wasatch Roasting Company - 2436 Grant Ave., Ogden



Virtual May Art Stroll Schedule

Printable map with locations for the Art Stroll