Welcome back to another First Friday Art Walk! Be sure to grab your jackets and coats, because this Walk is sure to be the chilliest one of the semester.
(Forecasts for rain and lows of 36 degrees!)
This month, FFAW offers an array of art that will fire your inspiration and warm your heart in the fave of the bitter cold on Friday, November 2nd. The reception will start at 6:00pm until 9:00pm, and all Missouri State University galleries are family friendly!
HIGHLIGHTS THIS MONTH:
Park Central Branch Library, 128 Park Central Square, features Madeline Brice, graduate of Missouri State University with Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and art history, presenting Hildegard of Bingen and Elisabeth of Schönau, 6-9 p.m.
IdeaXfactory, 351 N. Boonville, presents Ceramics + Metals + Sculpture; The Best of MSU Art + Design 3D Studies. IdeaXfactory and Missouri State University Art + Design Department present an exhibition featuring the best of current and past student work from 3D Studies in Ceramics, Metals, and Sculpture. Featured artists including Mackenzie Elliot, Forrest Byrd, Will Finch, Colin Aubuchon, Shauna Le Ann Smith, Rick Briggenhorst, Olga Shute, Casaundra Beard, Johanna Typaldos, Joshua Burd, and more
The new 3D Studies emphasis at MSU offers a rich blend of ceramics, sculpture, and metals in one interdisciplinary field of study. Students learn traditional, digital, and experimental techniques, processes, and media through a variety of 3D approaches to develop analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
MSU Center of International Programs, 301 S. Jefferson, invites you to its largest celebration of international culture, the annual Tour of the Globe. Meet international students from over 20 countries as they share art, music, dance, food, and more with the Art Walk community.
MSU Student Exhibition Center, 838 E. Walnut St., and the MSU Art Education Program hosts a Statewide Juried Art Exhibition for secondary school teachers and their students. This exhibition will showcase selected works from teachers and students who represent the talent from all areas of the state. The goal of the exhibition is to give teachers an opportunity to participate in a competitive, juried exhibition, and inspire young artists by providing a platform for their work to be displayed in a college venue.
Randy Bacon Photography Studio, 600 W. College St., Art Walk Emeritus, in partnership with National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwest Missouri and 7 Billion Ones, is proud to announce the opening reception of a major, multifaceted portrait art exhibition, story and short film series premiere for It Knows No Face – Portraits of Suicide Survivors. Enjoy music, activities, beverages and light appetizers during the Nov. 2 Art Walk reception.
It Knows No Face presents an extensive series of large scale, intimate black and white portraits by noted artist and photographer, Randy Bacon, of suicide survivors – individuals that lost a loved one to suicide or are personally dealing with suicidal thoughts and or attempts. The exhibit includes corresponding raw, heartfelt stories from each person, talking candidly about suicide and the impact it has on their lives. In addition, Bacon and producing partners and supporters created a powerful series of short films featuring the subjects talking openly and truthfully about the topic of suicide. The motion picture short film series will premiere at the opening reception on November 2nd.
For more information about the Art Walk and participating galleries, click here!