Galleries to celebrate First Friday Art Walk

First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg will be celebrated on Friday, Dec. 1, with demonstrations, art talks, receptions, visits with artists and more.

For more information on First Friday Art Walk and the latest news from participating galleries, visit www.FFAWF.com.

Participating galleries will be flying the Art Walk flags.

The following galleries have submitted information concerning their Art Walk events:

Cate Zane Gallery, 107 North Llano, will pay tribute to the work of native Texas artist Roy Lee Ward (1941-2015).

Everyone is invited to stop by to hear stories of Ward’s experiences painting the landscapes of the southwest from special guest, Judy Ward, at a reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday night.

The gallery is also featuring the work of Fredericksburg artists Steve Talley, Deb Mason and Pat Miller along with Nina Cobb Walker of El Paso, Cynthia H. LaBuda of Fort Worth and Parks Lowe of Amarillo.

Cate Zane Gallery features a contemporary setting exhibiting 19th and 20th century landscape paintings and the current work of Texas artists.

Also represented are local, Texas, North American and European artisan jewelry designers featuring goldsmith, silversmith and gemstone creations.

Fredericksburg Art Gallery, 405 East Main, will host its annual Miniature Show with smaller paintings that are “great for gift giving during this holiday season,” according to Clayton Sammons.

Patrons are invited to stop by for wine, hors d’oeuvres and a chance to meet the artists from 6-8 p.m. Friday night.

Gallery 330, 330 West Main Street, will be featuring a new selection of works.

Patrons are invited to stop by the gallery from 4-8 p.m. to celebrate First Friday Art Walk.

Featured are new selections of pastoral scenes by Mallory Agerton; Southwest landscapes by John Rasberry, and, Texas Hill Country paintings by Sara Winters.

The gallery has also received a new collection of G. Harvey bronzes.

In-house artist, R. Bolton Smith, will be doing a demonstration of local holiday scenes on Friday and Saturday.

The gallery will be serving wine, cider, sugar cookies and more.

Larry Jackson Fine Art and Antiques, 201 East San Antonio, will have its first Art Walk in the new location at 201 East San Antonio Street, which is next door to the old gallery.

“We invite you to drop in and see what our new gallery is up to,” said owners Larry and Jeannie Jackson.

The gallery will be open until 8 p.m. on Friday.

RS Hanna Gallery, 244 West Main and 208 South Llano, will feature eight artists doing demonstrations throughout the day on Friday at both locations.

Demonstrations begin at noon at the West Main Street location.

Harpist Emily Jumes will provide music beginning at 4 p.m. and refreshments will be served.

Demonstrating artists include Denise LaRue Mahlke of Waco and MaryNeil Dance of Fredericksburg. They will be sharing their artistry with pastels, said gallery owner Shannon Hanna.

Kim Carlton from The Woodlands, Janet Broussard of Austin and Barry Selman of Granbury will be demonstrating in oils.

John Bennett (bronze), Stevie Jo Lake (copper) and Rex White (furniture), all of Fredericksburg, will be showcasing their techniques.

At the South Llano Street gallery, eight artists will also be demonstrating their techniques beginning at noon.

Guitarist Andy Ybarra will offer music beginning at 4 p.m., and refreshments will be served.

Demonstrations scheduled include Dee Kirkham from Reno, Nevada, from noon to 2 p.m. and Judy Elias of Houston and Dennis Heckler of Yazoo City, Mississippi, from 2-4 p.m.

Artists demonstrating from 4-6 p.m. will be Russell J. Wells of Deer Park, Illinois; Robin Williamson of Sugar Land; Carmen Carpena De-Meritt of Leander; Teri Jo McReynolds of Fair Oaks Ranch, and Nancy Paris Pruden of Houston.

The gallery is also hosting the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society’s Juried Fall Show.

URBANherbal Art Gallery, 407 Whitney, will feature art, handmade products, cookies, mulled wine and cider from 5:30-8 p.m. on Friday night.

Fredericksburg Standard

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Fredericksburg, TX 78624-4228
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