Art Walk Presents: Second Saturday July 12
Art Walk is proud to announce a new event debuting on Saturday July 12: Second Saturday. This daytime Art Walk features original art, art demonstrations and special events, but in a daytime, Saturday-stroll atmosphere perfect for art lovers of all ages. View and Print the July 12 Second Saturday Map to plan your route; View the July 2014 Art Walk & Second Saturday Newsletter for a summary of our events.
Official hours are 1-5 p.m., but many of our venues are open as early as 10:30 a.m. for visitors who want to get a jump on the day. Visitors are welcome to join us for art, demonstrations and activities in 12 participating venues. Among the highlights:
- Arts & Letters welcomes Dusty Campbell, artist, mystic, magician and one-man carnival show. Dusty will read Tarot cards and do Henna Tattoos 1-5 p.m., plus enjoy Left Undone, the new exhibit by Kate Baird, and fashions by Reyna Lay Design.
- Visit Fresh Gallery where 3-D Artist Linda Passeri will create a cat sculpture LIVE between 1 and 3 p.m., plus enjoy art by Linda and fellow Featured Artist Alan O’Neal.
- Get a sneak peak at the History Museum on the Square’s newest exhibit, The Show Must Go On: Theatres in Springfield (official debut Monday July 14!) at the historic Fox Theatre.
- Love art? Love yoga? Join artist and yoga instructor Marylou Webb at Park Central Branch Library for a 2 p.m. Art Talk on her July exhibit Explore the Art-Yoga Connection
- Enjoy fabulous art exhibits at Art Inspired, BookMarx, Nomad, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Springfield Brewing Co., Springfield Pottery, Transformation Gallery and University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center.
Second Saturday July 2014 Gallery Guide
Art Inspired, 310 S. Campbell, adjoining Springfield Hot Glass Studio, invites you to enjoy The Art of Dave Garner during Second Saturday July 12! (417) 868-8084 Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. M-Sat
Arts & Letters, 214 S. Campbell, welcomes you to Second Saturday with Dusty Campbell! In addition to being a talented up-and-coming artist, Dusty is a mystic, magician and one-man carnival show! Dusty will be at A&L during Second Saturday Reading Tarot Cards and doing Henna Tattooing from 1 to 5 p.m. Our featured artist on the Gallery Wall for July is Kate Baird with her new exhibition Left Undone. This show opens on Friday, July 11. July 11 will also be the debut of Reyna Lay Design’s new line! Reyna won our fashion competition and will have a dedicated clothing rack for her work for the month of July! (417) 830-8186 www.artsandlettersspringfield.com
Bookmarx, 325 E. Walnut St., Ste. 101, presents Pieces and Parts: Artwork by Karlei Baker, who describes her works as “encaustic work, watercolor and found object sculpture.” www.facebook.com/bookmarxbooks
Fresh Gallery, 400 W. Walnut, presents Featured Artists Linda Passeri and Alan O’Neal in July, and for Second Saturday 3-D Artist Linda Passeri will be create a new cat sculpture LIVE 1-3 p.m. Passeri’s works are hand formed and carved ceramic sculptures. She is best known for her Steampunk Creatures, such as cats and birds. She adds metal, glass and found objects to her pieces to add character and personality. … She also enjoys testing the limits of what she can do with clay and working straight out of her imagination, taking the piece from her mind to her hand. Fellow Featured Artist Alan O’Neal is a retired engineer. He started photography before he can remember, and some of the works offered for sale were taken nearly 25 years ago. O’Neal grew up in the country, still lives in the country, and has a fondness for nature. All of these things have an influence on the type of pictures he takes. In 2004, O’Neal started doing Digital Art. His process is taking a photograph and creating an alternate image out of it. “My computer and mouse are my pallet and paintbrush,” he says. www.freshgallery.org (417) 862-9300 Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. during Art Walk
The History Museum on the Square, 155 Park Central Square, invites you to a Second Saturday Exclusive on July 12: a Sneak Preview of The Show Must Go On: Theatres in Springfield, which makes its official debut on Monday July 14! (417) 832-1200 www.historymuseumonthesquare.org
Nomad, 318 W. Walnut next to Flame, a proud Art Walk sponsor, features Live Music & More for the July 11 Art Walk. (417) 559-9695
Park Central Branch Library, 128 Park Central Square, presents a special Second Saturday event with local artist and yoga instructor Marylou Webb. Join Marylou at 2 p.m. as she talks about her July exhibit: Explore the Art -Yoga Connection. (417) 831-1342 www.facebook.com/parkcentrallibrary Open 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. M-Th and 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. F & Sat Closed Sunday.
Qdoba Mexican Grill, 401 S. Kimbrough, pressents Featured Artist Diane Minge in July. (417) 866-1399 www.goodwillandguacamole.com
Springfield Brewing Company, 305 S. Market Ave., presents Featured Artist Arabella Woods in July with an exciting new exhibition of Mosaic Art. (417) 832-8277 www.springfieldbrewingco.com
Springfield Pottery, 416 S. Campbell Ave., is a fine craft gallery and community clay center that features examples of fine craft by over 45 local, regional and national artists. (417) 864-4677 www.springfieldpottery.com Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat
Transformation Gallery & Tattoo, 330 E. Walnut, is a venue for Original Fine Artwork by Gabe Tenneson and Austin Evans, Transformation serves as Springfield’s connection to the fine art movement within the tattoo genre and is dedicated to the furtherance of other classical art mediums. (417) 869-2338 www.transformationgallery.com Open 1-9 p.m. T-Sat
University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, 333 John Q. Hammons Parkway, features Artists Dan Morris, Rebecca Burrell, Angel Brame and Sarah Hurlburt Frana in University Plaza’s fabulous atrium gallery. (417) 864-7333 www.upspringfield.com