Current Stroll Information
First Friday Art Stroll Showings- June 1
June’s Stroll has exciting Pop Up events to take note of –
First – We have the Historic 25th Street Car & Motorcycle Show happening from 5-9 p.m. This annual event is in conjunction with the art stroll. Vehicles registered for the show have a chance to win prizes donated from local businesses and sponsors. All proceeds benefit the Lantern House homeless shelter and the Historic 25 Business Association. Admission is free to the public, with all ages welcome to enjoy what downtown has to offer.
Second- Ogden Film Festival -
The Award Winning Ogden Film Festival will welcome attendees starting at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 1st at Peery’s Egyptian Theater. The event will coincide with Ogden City’s First Friday Art Stroll and is a community partnership with the Egyptian Theatre Foundation, Circa3 and Ogden Arts Festival. This year, 14 shorts and 1 feature have been selected as well as the addition of an "After Dark" screening for more mature audiences to enjoy. The price of admission is only $10 per person.
“We can’t think of a better way to spend one of the first weekends of the summer,” said Danielle Bendinelli, Vice President of the Egyptian Theatre Foundation. “Celebrating and enjoying a night of film at Peery’s Egyptian Theater is exactly what the building is for. Giveaways, live audience voting, filmmaker Q&A’s and the amazing historic venue, all combine to provide such a unique and engaging experience.”
5:00pm – Doors open to the sounds of the Mighty Wurlitzer Pipe Organ
6:15pm – Welcome and Egyptian Theater Award Presentation
6:30pm – Short Films Screening (All Ages)
7:45pm – Short Film Directors Q&A
8:00pm – Feature Film” Up to Snuff”
9:30pm – Feature Film Director Q&A
9:45pm – After Dark Screening (Ages 17+)
For more information and complete list of selected films visit www.ogdenfilmfestival.org or facebook.com/ogdenfilmfestival.
Tickets available at smithtix.com and the Peery’s Egyptian Theater Box Office.
The evening’s feature film "Up to Snuff", is directed by Mark Maxey and has been racking up festival awards throughout the country, including Winner - Best Documentary, Pasadena International Film Festival.
Third –Celebrating 11 years, the Ogden Music Festival has grown into just the kind of thing you're looking for to start your summer off on a high note, whether its high, lonesome bluegrass or some hot licks on the fiddle. Set in an oasis just minutes from downtown Ogden, Weber County's Fort Buenaventura is Utah's oldest settlement and provides camping, walking and bike trails, the Weber River, and the perfect spot for our growing community of friends of acoustic and Americana music.
2018 Ogden Music Festival Lineup!
Friday, June 1
6:00 Michelle Moonshine
7:30 The Lil Smokies
9:15 Lake Street Dive
Saturday, June 2
1:30 Sugar & the Mint
3:00 The Arcadian Wild
4:30 Molly Tuttle
6:00 Mandolin Orange
7:30 Balsam Range
9:15 Steep Canyon Rangers
Sunday, June 3
12:00 Sugar & the Mint gospel set
3:00 Mandolin Orange
4:30 Tylor & the Train Robbers
6:00 Molly Tuttle
Art Box – Stop by Art Box and meet local Ogden plein air painter, John Huerta. John's describes his experience as a plein air painter:
"Working outdoors has inspired my painting process. I find that being on location creates an understanding of the subject that is difficult to arrive at working in the studio. Success for me is conveying a sense of time and place in my paintings. I'm inspired by color and contrast, attempting to organize the unlimited variation of nature into a personal statement. I try to leave enough unsaid so that the viewer can add their perception and understanding to the work. As my aesthetic has evolved, pattern, light and color are more important than subject matter. I find it rewarding to reveal beauty in unexpected places, the pattern of summer grass in a field, a brush covered hillside, the subtle variations of color on the surface of a moss covered pond."
John Huerta Jr., an Ogden born native, was introduced to drawing by his mother at an early age. As a child, John loved to paint and draw wildlife, and the occasional dinosaur. John studied with several area artists and learned to work in pastel, watercolor and oils, and ultimately studied illustration at Utah State University, where he earned a bachelor of science in Art in 2001.
For the last several years, John has been dedicated to working outdoors. He has won several awards and participates in many plein air events throughout the year.
Bella Muse -Join us at Bella Muse Gallery during Ogden’s First Friday Art Stroll where we will be exhibiting The Feminine Touch featuring Kwani Winder, Emily Sanders, and Theresa Otteson. Artist reception will be held at Bella Muse Gallery, 101 25th Street, Ogden, Utah from 6pm-9pm.
Bella Muse Gallery, 101 Historic 25th St., Ogden, UT Phone - 385-399-7969
Cuppa - No Information for June.
Cuppa is located at 552 East 25th Street. Visit their website: www.cuppaogden.com.
The Eccles Community Art Center -The Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson, Ogden, UT will exhibit paintings created "En Plein Air" June 1 through 30, 2018 in the Main Gallery. The seascapes of Ogden artist, Jerry Hancock is featured during June in the Carriage House Gallery. A reception in association with Ogden’s Art Stroll will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m.
The ECAC Plein Air exhibit is competitive; open to regional artists, professionals and amateurs, interested in create works outdoors, on-site not in a studio. The exhibit will include original works painted between May 22 and May 29, 2018 within the boundaries of Weber County. The Plein Air Competition boundaries were established for artists to capture the historic architecture of Ogden and explore with paint the natural beauty of Weber County. Patrons and art collectors are invited to view these freshly painted works or add one to their private collection.
Monetary awards will be presented in professional and amateur categories. Awards will be posted for the art stroll reception.
The Eccles Community Art Center is pleased to be continuing the Plein Air Competition started by the Ogden Arts Festival. Sponsor, Heather Hess Lindquist will share a select collection of original framed plein air works by previous Ogden Arts Festival purchase award winners. They will remain on display through June 30th.
Painter, Jerry Reed Hancock was born in Ogden, Utah. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education and History from Weber State University. In 1996 after 32 years in public education, Mr. Hancock retired to begin painting with a number of goals in mind. Jerry Hancock is known for the wide variety of subjects he paints. This exhibit will feature seascapes. His work is easily recognizable through his use of detail and color.
The staff of the Eccles Community Art Center invites you to view these exhibits throughout the month of June.
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.
Eccles Community Art Center is located at 2580 Jefferson Ave, Ogden
Gallery 25 -The featured artists for June will be Keith Dabb and Keith Dagley . Both artists are retired Art Teachers from Weber County School District.
Due to the car show John Burrows, our musician, will not be playing for June’s Art Stroll.
Gallery 25 is located at 268 25th Street.
Gallery at the Station, Union Station –No information for June.
Union Station is located at 2501 Wall Ave, Ogden
Grounds for Coffee - 25th Street –No info given for June.
Grounds for Coffee - 111 Historic 25th Street
Grounds for Coffee on Harrison & 30th –Will feature the talents Ayne & Ayne Velazquez.
Located at: 3005 Harrison Blvd.
Kaffe Mercantile Downtown location – No information given for June.
Kaffe Mercantile’s downtown location is located at 2276 Washington Blvd. Suite 101, Ogden Utah
Myra Powell Gallery, Union Station – No information given for June.
Union Station is located at 2501 Wall Ave, Ogden.
Nurture the Creative Mind –Will be collaborating with the 801 Rocks groups for the June Art Stroll. 801 Rocks and their community of followers will be painting one of the NCM street Pianos live in front of the Union Station where 25th street meets Wall Ave.
Nurture the Creative Mind is located at South end of the Union Station - 2501 Wall Ave, Ogden.
OfficeEvolution – Will not be having exhibitions in the summer months.
OfficeEvolution is located at 221 Historic 25th St. in downtown Ogden.
Ogden First, Inc.’s PANES -PANES will continue May’s show with two featured artists: Erin Elizabeth Western and Austin “Ozzy” Jaimison
Erin Elizabeth Western
A daughter of two Marine Corps Officers, rules were meant to be followed.
Being a native of nowhere in particular has afforded me the opportunity to embrace a true love of wandering. In my many wanderings, I have happened upon a love for photography. I simply adore taking my beloved photos and aligning them in a way that deconstructs the traditional framing and expectations of its initial medium.
My passion longs for the observer to envision a complete and whole perspective relative to their own point of view or experience. The images are set in a way that is adverse to itself and yet they somehow manage to fit and complete a broader landscape or potential.
The photographs do still line up with one another, remaining upside down, opposite, or conflicted with itself, while allowing at least one reality as we are accustomed to seeing it.
Ideally, I have made it possible to recognize what could exist. Whose rules guide you? Do you even know?
If we made up the rules, we can make new rules. There is no, “right” way. Only your way.
Austin ‘Ozzy’ Jamieson
“THE LIGHTS ARE ON BUT, NO ONE IS HOME” 2018 Political/ Conceptual
My audience are people who see beyond the lies and deceit of their culture. We are the ones who seek to uncover the hidden truths blinded by corporate masters and the consumption industry. My works question everything even myself, each creation leads to self-discovery and revelation. “THE LIGHTS ARE ON BUT, NO ONE IS HOME” is a society that is not sustainable, an ocean of polluted information, manipulation through propaganda, it is the perception of reality molded with the intent to divide and conquer. The majority of humanity does not see reality as it truly is.
PANES is located at 2444 Washington Blvd.
Ogden First, Inc’s PLATFORMS-
PLATFORMS will continue the "Before I Die project: Before I Die has become a global participatory public art project that reimagines our relationship with death, life and one another. The creation of the original wall was on an abandoned house in New Orleans, by artist Candy Chang, after the death of a loved one. In over 70 countries, residents created more than two thousand Before I Die walls. They wanted a space in their community to restore perspective and share with one another. Each wall is a tribute to living an examined life. The Before I Die Proposal will include the phrase, “Before I die,” along with other pondering phrases in English and Spanish. Using both languages will be inclusive and recognize the Ogden community, while we share and examine literacy with social perspectives.
PLATFORMS is located on the corner of 25th Street and Adams Ave.
Pandemonium Gifts & Gallery –No information for June.
Pandemonium is located at 155 Historic 25th Street.
RE/MAX Community - RE/MAX-is pleased to feature local artist, Carli Miller for June's First Friday Stroll. Carli has been creating wild art since childhood and recently decided to make it more than a hobby. You will not want to miss her unique earthy art that includes: driftwood & dream catcher art. Sangria and light refreshments will also be served.
Biography of Cari Miller: Growing up a wild child, with creativeness flowing in my roots, I have made my way to my own little creations. Simple things that make me happy. As a young girl I always enjoyed making dream catchers with my Aunt Dixie when I was able to visit her. She had every bead, jewel, & feather you could think of! My Grandma who was a wild woman herself, creating many pieces of art from a totem that is still at our family cabin, to a big 6 ft bear(scar) she carved both with a chainsaw herself! I always looked up to what an independent woman she was, making everything around her more beautiful! So a couple years ago I started messing around with dream catchers again & had been collecting driftwood for a few years because I loved the way it looked, each piece unique and beautiful itself! I threw all the things about mother nature that I love together to create simple and beautiful pieces of art. Wild Meraki was born! There truly is a certain magic that come’s from being creative, and I hope to spread the love and vibes through a little piece of my art! Xo
Re/Max Community Valley - 227 25th Street Ogden, UT
Shaw Gallery at Weber State University -Closed May – September for gallery strolls, next opening will be in October for the faculty show.
Shepherd Union Art Gallery –No event for June.
Shepherd Union Art Gallery near the Fireplace Lounge, 3910 W Campus Dr. Ogden, UT 84408
The Egyptian Theater Foundation –No event for June.
The Front Climbing Club - No information for June.
The Front-Climbing Club at 225 20th St.
The Local Artisan Collective -Welcome to the June Art Stroll. We will be open late for the Gallery Stroll on June 1st from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Our featured artists this month is Barbara Wesley.
Here is this talented lady's bio:
My passion with glass art began several years ago with stained glass. I eventually purchased a kiln and torch. When I discovered that I could manipulate it with heat, I was hooked.
I am mostly self taught. I have experimented with glass techniques, learning on line and trying new things with my lifelong friend Barb Busche.
I am a member of the Glass Art Guild of Utah where I have been able to learn from sponsored classes and one another. There is an unlimited amount of creativity and expression available with glass.
I have always loved creating art. My mother was a great example to me as she was never afraid to try something new. I love to shut myself in my little studio and create something! There are so many different techniques, patterns, and processes available in glass art. I wish there was time to try everything!
What I like best about my art is when other people enjoy it. It feels so good when someone wants something I have made.
My husband Terry Wesley and I are both retired. We spend a lot of the summer in Island Park, Idaho. I have spent a lot of time painting on glass with glass enamels.
Another favorite thing about glass art is teaching it. My husband Terry and I have taught glass art at the Boys and Girls club, and teach family members and friends. I just love to help them realize that they can do it, too.
Mike Hurst from Hurst's Handblown Glass will be doing glassblowing. Come and see him make marvelous things with glass.
Candice Lya Ortiz from Gaia Henna will be doing henna. Prices start at $10 for some amazing henna.
Heather Haskett from Junior League of Ogden will be talking about the Oasis Gardens.
Joe Eilander from The Shark Shack will be wood burning in his artist studio space.
Charity Judkins from Modern Elemental Ergon will also be demonstrating the Lichtenburg method for Fire it up Friday’s out in front of the store.
Alicia Giralt will be signing and doing a reading from her book Blooming Out Of The Darkness: A Memoir about Cancer, Spirits and Joy. You won't want to miss hearing this.
We were lucky to partner with DaVinci Academy of Science & the Arts and their 3rd Grade class on their Problem Solving Unit. They will be bringing over art from their class that the helped decide what to make. What a group of awesome children.
Participants in Susan Snyder's beginning watercolor studio will display some of the work they created.The Collective is located at 2371 Kiesel Ave, Ogden.
The Union Station –Will be featuring live music presented by The Banyan Collective’s Van Sessions Season 4 in the front plaza.
Union Station is located at 2501 Wall Ave.
Utah Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum -The Utah Cowboy and Western Museum will not hold an event during June but the museum will be open.
Utah Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum is located in the Union Station at 2501 Wall Ave, Ogden
Wasatch Roasting Company -Wasatch Roasting Company is excited to feature the works of our June artist, Sidney Fluhman. Sidney is a Utah based artist currently attending school at the University of Utah to receive a bachelors degree in Art with an emphasis on Graphic Design. She always loved drawing and doing crafts as a child and her love of art has only continued to grow over the years. Most of her recent work is representative of her love of space and all things Sci-fi and tend to have a more surreal look and feel. She has used this theme as a uniting quality while also tying in other themes that deal with relationships, and other personal experiences. If you would like to see more of her work check her out on Instagram @s.flu.art
For the stroll, we will serve hot and cold drinks from our full espresso bar and our nitro cold brew taps. We'll also serve hot chocolates, teas, affogatos, nitro-floats, cheese/crackers, and non-coffee beverages.
Outside, in Origin-Alley Art Gallery, we will showcase new artwork from Rich Ramos, Nezak, Jaroh, and other local artists. We will provide outdoor seating in the alley as well as live music from Cherry Thomas!
Wasatch Roasting Company is located at 2436 Grant Ave.
The Weber Center – Will continue the Mark Seawell installation presented by Amped Arts. No reception is planned for June’s showing.
The Weber Center is located at 2380 Washington Blvd.
Zucca Underground –No event for June.
Zucca Underground is located at 225 25th Street. Website: myzucca.com
*This is a small listing of the many different galleries