Paseo hosts First Friday Gallery Walk July 6th
Oklahoma City, OK - The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk for July will take place Friday, July 6 from 6:00-10:00pm and Saturday, July 7 from 12:00- 5:00pm. Twenty galleries featuring more than 75 artists will host opening receptions, promising something for everyone.
a.k.a. gallery on the Paseo is always a favorite hot-spot for the gay community as well as others. Gallery owner Ashley Griffith is dedicated to the promotion of national and local artists, featuring the works of Richard Kieffman & Marilyn Artus for the month of July. a.k.a also supports fine art organizations that foster social awareness and promote environmental issues.
Paseo-specific First Friday events planned for July include The Art Bar: Art Inspired by Cocktails at In Your Eye Gallery (3005A Paseo). For this exhibition, artists Gayle Curry, Regina Murphy, Michelle Metcalfe, Nicki Albright, Lynn Cummings have each created a body of work that celebrates friendship, the creative process, and the art of mixology.
At Paseo ArtSpace (3022 Paseo), artist Matt Myers presents Chaos: a series of large-scale, ethereal paintings rendered in evocative color schemes.
JRB at the Elms (27th and Walker) features the exhibition Horses, with work by some of Oklahoma’s most celebrated and collected artists: Jennifer Hustis, Brent Learned, Jean Richardson, and Joe Andoe.
At A Jeweler’s Art (3018 Paseo), gallery owner Sheridan Conrad features a national juried show, Spirituality in Jewelry and Metals, exploring the spiritual traditions of jewelry-making and the emotional links between jewelry and wearer.
Paseo, Oklahoma City’s historic arts district, is where art and history come alive. Dozens of galleries, three restaurants and a handful of shops stand in distinctive Spanish Mission Revival style buildings, all within walking distance. Once you visit for a First Friday Gallery Walk, you will want to linger for the Paseo’s unique atmosphere.
The Paseo Arts District is located between Northwest 30th and 27th Streets and Walker and Hudson. For more information about the Paseo Arts District call 405.525.2688 or visit www.thepaseo.com.