First Friday receptions 12/02/11

Friday, December 2, 2011


The Artist Studio

The studio will be showcasing holiday creations: reconstructed Santas and homemade pepper jellies by Debbie Ebaugh, artisan home-baked breads Tom Jorgensen and mini-framed acrylic paintings and necklaces by Judy Barks-Westrich.

38A N. Main St.; 651-4464

Black Door Gallery

The gallery will display paintings created by Craig Thomas. Reception from 5 to 9 p.m.

124 S. Spanish St.; 225-7734

Arts Council of Southeast Missouri

Reception from 5 to 9 p.m. for the 2011 Regional Juried Exhibition. Featuring pieces by 18 local and regional artists.

32 N. Main St.; 334-9233

Crisp Museum, River Campus

The NYAEA: ‘Recent Gifts' will be on display. The museum will be open from 4 to 8 p.m.

518 S. Fountain St.; 651-2143

River Campus Art Gallery

Works by BFA graduating seniors. Reception from 5 to 7 p.m.

518 S. Fountain St.; 651-2143

Aartful Rose

Live performance by folk jazz artist Barefoot Leon in the center of the gallery at 6:30 p.m. Wood carvings by Les Suchman will be on display.

631 S. Sprigg St.; 332-7673

Eustis studios

Work by new artist Cass Roth Retz of Florida will be displayed. Cocktail reception from 5 to 9 p.m.

1606 Independence St., 3A; 334-4100

Edward Bernard

July Walker will be singing Christmas music.

107 West Drive, Suite D; 332-7733


The studio will display photographs of schooners and scenery by Joel Ray. In addition, Jeanie Eddleman will have new drawings on exhibit featuring: old Notre Dame High School, College High School and the area club houses from each golf course.

5 N. Main St., 576-3828

Bilderbach Art Plaza

Work by artist Randy Hays will be displayed in the Front Gallery. Music will be performed by Rachel and Roy in the adjoining room, Dockside (The Lower Deck). There will also be wine tasting and refreshments.

5 N. Main St.

Gallery of Inspirations

The gallery will showcase the work of two new artists, Kelly Nigro and Rose Cruz.

5 N. Main St.


The studio will feature handmade ornaments and goat milk soap from Barb Bailey; jewelry from Margaret Lents; photographs by Thomas Ertman; note cards and winter scenes by Roger Sanford; and pottery by Julie Bricknell.

5 N. Main St.

Art Shuttle

The First Friday shuttle, sponsored by Eustis Studios, will again transport patrons to various galleries participating in First Friday. The shuttle starts at the River Campus and drives to Aartful Rose, Eustis Studios, Black Door Gallery and Main Street. It runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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