First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Delray Beach
Next Art Walk: Friday, February 3, 2017
Special Exhibits, Meet the Artists, Refreshments, Music
Delray Beach, FL (February 1, 2017)… The February 3rd First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Delray Beach features an evening of art, education and relaxation with the participation of 29 galleries and artists, special exhibits, offerings and promotions.
The First Friday Art Walk is a self-guided tour held every month, from 6 - 9 p.m. Stroll through art galleries and working studios, and meet talented, local artists that make-up this award-winning arts town. Navigate your way through the myriad styles of art in the Downtown Delray Beach Arts District: Artists Alley (corner of 3rd Street & "Artists Alley" between NE 3rd Ave & NE 4th Ave), Pineapple Grove (NE 2nd Avenue), and Atlantic Avenue. This is a FREE event (no ticket, pass, coupon required) – just show up and start wherever you'd like!
Art Walk Brochure & Map available at all participating galleries and studios, and online DowntownDelrayBeach.com/FirstFridayArtWalk, or phone the DDA at 561.243.1077.
February 3, 2017: Special Offers & Noteworthy News from our participating First Friday Art Walk galleries & studios:
Amanda Johnson Studio - Artists Alley - 337 NE 3rd Ave - http://www.amandajohnsonstudio.com/
Come see all the fabulous color, sparkle and shine in Amanda's studio. She enjoys creating artwork that celebrates life!
Click here to RSVP to Amanda’s February 3rd Art Walk Facebook event:
Art by Paula - Artists Alley - 337 NE 3rd Avenue
For the evening, enjoy wine, cheese and pick-ups, and new acrylic and abstract artwork will be shown. Comfortable chairs will be available outside to sit and relax.
A-Z Picture Framing & Gallery - Pineapple Grove Arts District - 275 NE 2nd Ave
Cordially invites you and your friends to a meet and greet with artist Karen Provence.
View her paintings, enjoy complimentary wine & light refreshments, and enter to win an original painting by the artist.
Black Pearl Fine Art – 514 E Atlantic Ave. - www.blackpearlfineart.com
Wine and cheese will be offered, as well as 35% off custom framing and 20% off selected framed art.
Blue Gallery - 600 E Atlantic Ave -http://www.bluefineart.com/
Enjoy 15% off art purchased during the February 3rd Art Walk.
DeBilzan Gallery - 38 E Atlantic Ave. - www.debilzangallery.com
Rare appearance by Artist William DeBilzan doing a Live Painting presentation of a brand new original piece from 7 – 11 p.m. The live painting will take place in the Gallery with the participation of several musical guests. At the conclusion, we will auction off the painting. Please be present to place your secret bid. In addition, all Prints and Giclees will be 25% off, and can be signed by the artist on location. A new promotion for Valentine’s Day: DeBilzan, Artist of Love and Life, will be unveiled to attendees that evening.
Cacace Fine Art, Inc. - Artists Alley - 354 NE 4th Street, Suite D - www.cacaceart.com
Meet the artists: Vincent J. Cacace will be showing his new oil paintings of Maine and Cape Cod; James P. Kerr will be showing new coastal scenes from N.C. to the Tropics; Bernard Franz will be showing his Raven Bronzes; and Alene Egol will be showing her one of kind Jewelry.
Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square - 51 N Swinton Ave. - www.oldschoolsquare.org
In honor of Black History Month, the Cornell Art Museum is featuring some Highwaymen works of art from the Museum Permanent Collection in conjunction with works created in the highwaymen style by Milagro Center Students. As always, the Who is Joan Quinn: A Life in Portraits and Fifteen Minutes will be open along with their Museum Store. Refreshments will be served at the wine & cheese reception.
The mAe (NEW) - Pineapple Grove Arts District - 170 NE 2nd Ave.
Walker Romaine Gallery recently merged with The mAe and relocated to 170 NE 2nd Ave in the Pineapple Grove Arts District in January 2017. The mAe will continue to carry the work of mid-career and emerging artists curated by The Walker Romaine Gallery, in addition to new artists working in South Florida and nationwide. Focused on "the fine art of living with art", The mAe will provide a full range of art services to collectors "in the middle" wishing to begin or develop their fine art collections. The mAe's art services manager, Margaret Walker Milstead, who brings over 35 years of experience in gallery management, art consultation and framing, will manage The mAe's art placement consultation, curating, installation and framing business. Artist Janet Siegel Rogers, an award winning colorist, will be featured at The mAe for the February 3rd First Friday Art Walk
Lidia Tohar Studio 101 - Atlantic Avenue - 12 SE 1st Ave. #101 - www.lidiatohar.com
Light tapas-style hors d’oeuvres and wine along with 10% off artwork and merchandise purchased during the Art Walk
Full list of participating Art Walk Galleries:
Pineapple Grove Arts District: Addison Gallery, A-Z Picture Framing & Gallery, Gallery at Studio 5, Delray Art and Framing, Ford Fine Art, Jeff Whyman Studio, Janet Siegel Rogers Studio, The mAe, VT Studios Delray
Artist Alley Studios: 4th Avenue Photography & Video, Amanda Johnson, Art by Paula, Attila Konnyu, Cacace Fine Art, Inc., Laszlo's Painting Studio, Ona Steele Studio, Stacy Balmuth, Studio Romaine, Magnus & Gordon Gallery
Atlantic Avenue: Artists' Guild Gallery, an auxiliary of the Boca Raton Museum of Art; Artworks by Lois Brezinski; Avalon Gallery; Black Pearl Fine Art; Blue Gallery; Cornell Art Museum; DeBilzan Gallery; Extreme Art International; Lidia Tohar Studio 101; Sundook Fine Art Gallery
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