- 6:00 PM
Two exhibitions open Friday at PLUG Projects from 6-9pm.
“Hey, Stranger” a group exhibition of eight artists: David Eichenberg, Amir H. Fallah, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Erik Olson, Carrie Riehl, LJ Roberts, Kelli Thompson and Selina Trepp
- 7:00 PM
- 12:00 AM
Today’s professional musicians and composers are not just creative performers, they’re also creative entrepreneurs.
Christopher Cook, a graduate of the 2014 Artist INC, grant recipient of the Robert Altman Emerging Filmmakers Fund, and proud member of the Orange Group (huzzah!), has had his documentary web-series picked up by Kansas City Public Television. The documentary series, Your Fellow Americans, will showcase discussions of race, immigration, and the American Dream and a new video will be released online each week.
- 5:30 PM
Please join for Hello Art’s final First Friday event of the year showcasing affordable works by local artists.
- Free and open to the public
- Most works priced less than $100
- Cash bar
- Complimentary valet parking (please tip attendants)
- Visit the studio of Madeline Gallucci, The Hotel Phillips 2014-2015 Artist in Residence.
- 1:00 PM
Public Opening Reception: Sunday, November 16, 2014, 1-4 p.m., Gallery Talk with artists: 2-3 p.m.
The Epsten Gallery announces the opening of Phenomena: The Material Image, a group exhibition featuring artists who utilize traditional and digital photography to reveal various ways of perceiving and achieving abstraction within the broad spectrum of contemporary art.
- 12:00 AM
Dave Bown Projects
The initiatives of the privately held U.S. company focus on advancing the field of visual arts by conducting research, buying works of art for the Collection of Dave Bown Projects, and providing unrestricted monetary awards to visual artists.
Steven Matijcio, Curator
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Dominic Molon, Curator of Contemporary Art
Marina Pacini, Chief Curator and Curator of American, Modern, and Contemporary Art
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
$10,000 USD (1 artist will receive $5,000 USD and 5 artists will each receive $1,000 USD).
- 12:00 AM
The Bellagio Resident Fellows program offers a serene setting conducive to focused, goal-oriented work, and the unparalleled opportunity to establish new connections with fellow residents from a stimulating array of disciplines and geographies. The combination of uninterrupted, individual time during the day and evenings spent with innovative leaders, writers, and artists from a wide array of fields advances fellows’ current projects and stimulates creative approaches to future work.