These are some of the amazing things going on this year!
Artifactory(5708 West Vliet St) Featuring artwork from Kingdom of Rust Studios, Dottie Graham and Fanciful Pear. PLUS the grand opening of The Art Factory - a resource for artists for vintage goodies (buttons, ephemera, fabric, etc.) and creative workshops.
Barcelona(5827 West Vliet St)Featuring Nicole Julius-Washington Heights based ceramic artist specializing primarily in functional and decorative art. Her work is varied, ranging from smaller items such as bowls, trays and vases to larger serving vessels and display pieces.
Dandy - Midventurous Modern(5020 West Vliet St)Friday night and Saturday until 2pm- Duets! "Duets" is a two-day collaboration for us and loads of free photo ops for you.
Jess, Dandy's guru of interiors, will be sourcing items from three local vendors to create photo-ready installations for everyone to participate in!
Here's her inspiration: - Vintage Clothes from Plume - Fine Art by DakotaSky Bowen - Hand-Marbling by Niffich
Featuring photography by Connor Coppens & Co., records spun by WC Tank, and of course, items from our vendors!
Eat Cake (4303 W Vliet St)- Pop Up Gallery with artworks and giftables by Blanche Brown, Theresa Brunson, Chrystal Gillon, Rhonda Gatlin-Hayes, Ruthie Joy & Dorothy Schutte.Free gift wrapping. Light refreshments.
FitPower LLC (5425 W. Vliet) Join us Friday during the Art Walk and try a little Judo! Coach Kelly Abad has been practicing Judo ever since diapers. She actually learned how to throw before she knew how to walk. ;)
On Saturday our Powerlifting Team will be in the gym to say hi and do a little meet and greet as you check out the shops and snack at the food trucks. We will even have Rebel Girls BJJ here holding a women's only jiu jitsu seminar, so feel free to sneak a peek as it goes on. We just ask that you do not disturb the class if the coach is teaching a move. All are welcome to watch!
Friday Night Judo Community Seminar 6pm-7pm FREE *Waiver signature required before participation*
Saturday All Day Meet and Greet!
Merci Mimi (1417 N 59th) Featuring imported European grain sacks and French soaps, ironstone collection, one of a kind vintage linens and frames.Large selection of mirrors and pictures.And, fabulous hand-painted furniture and collectibles.
O'Briens Pub (4928 W Vliet St)- Saturday 11am-5pm – Pop-Up with Handmade Goods by Local Makers. Hawthorne & Opal, Vb Sign Co, Skyline Art Resin, Classy Glasses, Katie Ryan Visual Artist and more.Come see Art of Bloom with a variety of pepper plants raised by Mike.Tours of the farm-to-table hydroponic growing space nextdoor where homegrown produce is raised and used in O’Brien’s menu items.
Swoon (5422 West Vliet) Make & Take Cactus Friday night from 5pm-8pm. No crochet experience needed! Join us for a drop in make and take craft hosted by Tizzy Dee during West Vliet Street’s ArtWalk. The main components will be assembled, you will be able pick your colors, stuff your cactus, sew, and assemble. Cost is $5 and the cactus is yours to keep when you are done.
Saturday 10:00am, come by Swoon's Margaret Muza Tin Type Pop Up! Local Photographer and former Pfister Artist in Residence, Margaret Muza, will be setting up in our back room during West Vliet Street's ArtWalk. Margaret will be offering tintype portraits for $90. Come get that family photo you have always wanted or simply get a cool tin type of yourself.
Swoon is also proud to be featuring landscape photography Josh Eral. Stop in 11am-2pm Saturday to meet the artist in person. The Vintage Glass Garden (5700 W Vliet St) -Julie Terwelp of Snaphappy Creative demonstrating ceramic art technique
West End Conservatory(4716 W Vliet St)- West End students will perform Friday evening amidst student art and refreshments. Browse the art and learn about their philosophy of building communities through music.Gallery and open house during Friday Artwalk Hours.Music 6:30 – 8:30. Enjoy the show!