First Friday receptions 2/4/11

Friday, February 4, 2011

Edward Bernard

The gallery will show new pendants from Susan Pratt-Smith of New Hampshire, pottery pieces by Sara Lund of Washington and new perfume bottles and candlesticks by Rosetree Studio in New Orleans. Christine Parker will also play guitar for guests. The reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m.

107 West Drive, Suite D; 332-7733

River Campus Art Gallery

Works included in the Mid America Print Council's show on printmaking -- the process of creating artistic works by printing from an original design carved on wood, etched into metal or set into a screen. Reception from 5 to 7 p.m.

518 S. Fountain St.; 651-2143

Crisp Museum, River Campus

The museum will have extended hours to show off its "Art of Brick" exhibit with Nathan Sawaya's large sculptures made of Lego pieces.

518 S. Fountain St.; 651-2143

The Artist Studio

The studio on Main Street will showcase acrylics Bob and Oralee Poteet created in a recent workshop at the studio.

38A N. Main St.; 651-4464

Aartful Rose

Lou Varro returns as the featured artist for February. Varro, who turned 94 in January, recently began painting again and will display his new works.

631 S. Sprigg St.; 332-7673

Gallery of Inspirations

Featuring all new works by consumer artists of the Community Counseling Center. Reception from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

198 N. Spanish St.; 579-6544


The pottery, paintings and glass works that make up Mozaic Art Studio will be on display. The studio will be open until 9 p.m.

5 N. Main St.

O'Tenem Gallery

Aside from works by O'Tenem artists, the gallery will feature Malcolm McCrae's airbrushed art exhibition titled "Urban Fusion."

5 N. Main St.; 382-6129

Mollie's Cafe

Artist, designer and Southeast Missouri State University assistant professor of interior design John Pruitt will display his photographs.

11 S. Spanish St.; 339-1661

Arts Council of Southeast Missouri

The February exhibit features art from the 11th annual Children's Art Festival. Students in third through eighth grades participated in the festival and created art for the show. New works from the Visual Arts Cooperative will also be on display. Reception from 5 to 9 p.m.

32 N. Main St.; 334-9233

Black Door Gallery

Artists who participated in the gallery's Artist Trading Card workshops will show off their creations and trade with others who made cards in January.

124 S. Spanish St.; 225-7734

Ambient Art Photography

A newbie to the art gallery crowd, Ambient will feature photos by Brian Smentkowski and photos and abstract paintings by Tessa Chamblin. Reception and celebration from 5 to 9:30 p.m.

821C Broadway; 576-2248

Pitter's Cafe

A small gathering of arts and crafts vendors with jewelry, clothing and American Indian artwork complemented by two local bands. Merchandise will be displayed from 5 to 8 p.m.

813 Broadway; 339-0991


New drawings by Jeanie Eddlemann and photos by Dr. Joel Ray.

5 N. Main St., 576-3828

The River View Room

Independent artists will show paintings and sketches. Reception from 6 to 10 p.m.

123 N. Main St.; 334-4677

Art Shuttle

The ARound Town group of galleries has funded a shuttle to take First Friday patrons to different galleries in Cape Girardeau. The shuttle runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Each participating gallery has a schedule of stop times at its location.

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