NexLynx Gallery (123 SW 6th Ave): Edward Balda, an accomplished artist known for his creativity, distinctive style and thought-provoking subject matter, returns with his painting exhibit "Variations V." Influenced by J.M.W. Turner, the great British painter of the late 1700's, Edward's work is reminiscent of Turner's landscapes of fog and haze. He works in thin layers, building up a luminous depth of color with his subject matter often reflecting his Ecuadorian heritage and points of travel. Downtown welcomes pets on the avenue while you enjoy our delicious pet-themed treats. FFAW hours are 5-8p. Find us on Instagram at @NexLynxGallery.
The Topeka Art Guild and Gallery (5331 SW 22nd Place - Fairlawn Plaza Mall) is proud to present a special exhibit by educators in and around the Topeka area. These teachers instruct a variety of subjects in our schools, in addition to a variety of visual arts. We are excited to showcase their artistic talents outside their classrooms. Come enjoy their works of art and thank them for teaching your students! Our member exhibit continues through September. Join the guild members and teachers for good food and drinks. Regular gallery hours are Weds-Sat from 11a-5p. FFAW hours are 5-8p.
Amused (907 N Kansas): We are celebrating fiber arts month in NOTO by welcoming Kathy Pflaum to our featured gallery for September. Kathy has been a fiber artist for about 15 years. She started out as a traditional quilting artist and then there was a turning point where she began doing more fiber art work. She initially branched out with folded fabrics and some hand dyed fabrics. Today she practices a variety of fabric/fiber dying and printing techniques to create her artwork. Regular hours are Weds-Fri from 11a-6p and Sat from 11a-5p. FFAW hours are 11a-9p. Find us on Instagram at @amused_in_noto.
Creations of Hope Gallery (727 S Kansas): Join us as we celebrate the opening of "Artists with Physical Disabilities." This exhibit will feature the work of Douglas Fleming, Shawn Nowak, Laura Brothers, Janie Gibler, Joan Bosley, and Heather Edge, all whom have developed their artistic practices to cope with symptoms and enrich their lives. Creations of Hope will also host Prairieland Visiting Animals with demos of their therapy dogs in front of the gallery. FFAW hours are 8-5p. Find us on Instagram at @creationsofhopegallery.
Alice C. Sabatini Gallery (1515 SW 10th Avenue at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library) presents "The Printed Image 7," our national juried print competition featuring artists working in hand-pulled print media using the latest concepts and techniques in printmaking, has just opened at the Sabatini Gallery. Then, join us at the Sabatini Gallery on Sunday, Sept 9 from 2-4p for our Artists and Awards Reception. Meet some of the artists whose art prints are on display and see the presentation of Juror and Purchase Awards from "The Printed Image 7" art competition. Starting at 2p, we are honored to have Master Engraver, James Ehlers in the gall 9a-9p. Find us on Instagram @topekalibrary.
Matryoshka Tattoo (902 N Kansas): Mixed media artist Theresa Shelter Logan is our featured artist. She studied at Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia, Kent State in Ohio & KU. She draws on personal experience & history to tell stories through her art. She has worked with mediums raging from printmaking to textiles. She enjoys the tactile quality of art & uses it to create a narrative. Art can be an opportunity to create dialogue, to help people get to know each other & to connect to a community. She has been working with paint, layering of objects & weaving. Regular hours are Tues-Sat from 10a-8p. FFAW hours are 10a-9p. Find us on Instagram @matryoshkatattoo.
Wolfe's Camera (635 S Kansas): Get a close look at our Macro Show - see how easy it is to make close up photos with a new mirrorless type camera. Wolfe's will have a variety of close up settings available to try. We will also be showing off a collection of macro photography by Dan Fellers. Lots of great photography on display from 9a-8p.
Glaciers Edge Winery (1636 SE 85th St - Wakarusa): Spend your First Friday at the winery. Our featured musical artist will be acoustic artist Janis Thomas. Segrist Studio will be showing their "art created by fire." Lago Vista Grill will be serving specially-created menu items.Enjoy wine & slushies by the pour or a bottle while enjoying live music! Bring lawn chairs to enjoy our outside vineyard view! We will be open late to celebrate first Friday! (Only alcohol produced at Glaciers Edge Winery is able to be consumed or allowed on our property;guests consuming alcohol must be at 21 years old. 3-9p. Find us on Instagram @glaciersedge.wine.
39 West Gallery (909 N Kansas): This month, 39 West Gallery welcomes the Aaron Douglas Art Fair Preview Show,
"Artist in Spotlight." Celebrating 13 years in the community with artwork from participating fair artists and 2018 featured artist Jessie Mays. Outside, enjoy the NOTO Busker Fest where artists Sara & Greg Myer will feature acrylic pour demonstrations and Jason Reidel will create live street art and use #39westgallery. Interact with art. 12-8p or later. Find us on Instagram @39westgallery.com.
SouthWind Art Gallery (3074 SW 29th): This month, catch both Sons and Daughters of the Prairie at SouthWind! We're excited to showcase a wonderful collection of the top male and female artists of the region. If you haven't stopped by, this is the show to see! Here are just a few of the 50 artists we have on display: Dean Mitchell, Stan Herd, Judith Mackey, Kim Casebeer, Hugh Greer, Randy Exon, and Donna Howell-Sickles. Be sure to stop by from 5-7p and enjoy food, drink and great art. Find us on Instagram @southwindartgallery.
Wild Bird House (2901 SW 29th - Brookwood): Local craftsman Todd Weller is our featured artist for September. His handmade cutting/cheese boards and serving trays are made with native, exotic and reclaimed woods. They are all unique, one-of-a-kind pieces in a variety of sizes and prices. They make excellent gifts especially for the hard to buy for. 5-8p.
Beauchamp's Gallery (3113 SW Huntoon): Beauchamp's opens a new exhibit this Friday - a collection of regionalist and plein-air landscape paintings by Zak Barnes. Zak is known for bold paint strokes, bold color and bold imagery. Stop by & visit with Zak during the Art Walk. His artwork will be shown thru mid-October. FFAW hours are 5:30-8:30p. Find us on Instagram at @beauchamppsart.
Mulvane Art Museum (1700 SW College Ave): Join us for a reception in the galleries of the Mulvane Art Museum as we kick off the semester and celebrate the launch of a new season of exciting exhibitions and programs. FFAW hours are 5:30-7:30 pm. Find us on Instagram at @mulvaneartmuseum.
STUDIO 831 (831 N Kansas): Lois VanLiew is once again our Featured Artist for September! Her exhibit, "Prairie Prelude," includes beautifully-colored landscapes with an air of mystery. Be sure to stop in on First Friday! FFAW hours are 4-8:30p.
Topeka High (800 Sw 10th; 3rd Floor): Since we are just getting into the swing of things for the new school year, make sure to stop by Topeka High this month to view artwork on display from the Topeka High Art Department and Faculty! Come in on Western st side and head up to the third floor to see the creativity of our wonderful staff. Looking forward to seeing you! FFAW hours are 5-7p.
NOTO ArtsPlace (905 N Kansas): 'STRAND' A Print Installation by Michael Hager, Associate Professor of Art at Washburn University covers the whole long wall of the Gallery this month. Over 80 separate prints pulled for this exhibit are actually images of ruined, heat-distorted steel pulled out of a burnt out section of the then Union Pacific Railroad Station, now the Great Overland Railway Museum. Conceptually the work responds to the basic theories of the Universe and/or "It Takes Two to Tango". Come visit with Mike and see for yourself a most impressive printmaking show. FFAW hours are 4;00-9:00 pm. Find us on Instagram at @mbradleyks.