Goshen News, Goshen, IN

October 31, 2013

Arts tour this weekend for First Fridays in downtown Goshen

THE GOSHEN NEWS
Goshen News

---- — GOSHEN — A two-day Goshen Arts Tour and Home Studio Tour will highlight this month’s First Fridays gathering in downtown Goshen.

The event will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Friday

Exhibit locations for the Friday Goshen Arts Tour and the featured artists and works include:

Beck Counseling and Coaching, 109 E. Clinton St., Suite 10 — John Blosser, painter

Better World Books, 215 S. Main St. — Elementary student and teacher exhibits

Clay Artists Guild, 212 W. Washington St. — Goshen area ceramic artists exhibit

Cornerstone Financial, 104 S. Main St. — Mary Jane Brannock and Leah Schroeder

The Electric Brew, 118 E. Washington St. — Exhibit, “Iraqi Artists in Exile”

First Presbyterian Church, 215 E. Lincoln Ave., Goshen High School Art Auction. All proceeds benefit the GHS art department.

Found, 208 S. Main St. — Graber Family Artists

Gift of G.A.B, 203 S. Main St. — Skye Steury, “You Can’t Stop Art”

Gallery at the Millrace, 212 W. Washington St. — Pottery, painting, photography, woodworking and jewelry by Goshen-area artists

Goshen Art Center, 113 1/2 E. Lincoln Ave. — Mark Daniels arts

Goshen Historical Museum, 124 S. Main St. — Iconography by Brian Matthew Whirledge

Goshen Painters’ Guild, 212 W. Washington St., Suite 16 — Goshen-area painters

Home Again — 120 N. Main St., Suite 120 — Boys & Girls Club of Goshen

Ignition Garage, 120 E. Washington St. — Tanglefoot Furnishings, Chuck Kreps-Long and Woodstar Photography

Jules Boutique, 130 S. Main St. — Irene Ortiz showcasing Gypsy-inspired jewelry

The Local, 211 S. Fifth St. — “The Cup: An Interpreted Object” national juried exhibition; Jesse Stoltzfus: Blue Dog Light Craft; and Troy Bungart showcasing wooden and ceramic bowls and brushes

Maple City Market, 314 S. Main St. — Market staff art exhibit

Reverie — Yarn, Decor and Gifts, 111 E. Washington St. — Pottery by Todd Pletcher

Shutterhugs, 132 S. Main St. — Ceramics by Craig Hartenberger and Renata Cassiano

Spacious Heart Yoga, 119 S. Main St. — Art and jewelry by Kristi Glick

Ten Thousand Villages Goshen, 206 S. Main St. — A “Making Art” demonstration

Woldruff’s Footwear & Apparel, 129 S. Main St. — IU Health Retreat Annual Decorated Bra art competition

Saturday

Exhibit locations for the Saturday Goshen Arts Tour and the featured artists and works include:

Clay Artists Guild, 212 W. Washington St. — Goshen area ceramic artists’ exhibit

The Electric Brew, 118 E. Washington St. — Exhibit, “Iraqi Artists in Exile”

Found, 208 S. Main St. — Graber Family Artists

Gallery at the Millrace, 212 W. Washington St. — Pottery, painting, photography, woodworking and jewelry by Goshen-area artists

Gateway Cellar Winery, 211 S. Main St. — Painting and illustration by Ben Stutzman and David Kendall

Goshen Art Center, 113 1/2 E. Lincoln Ave. — Painting by Mark Daniels

Goshen Jewelers Guild, 212 W. Washington St., Suite 28 — Goshen-area jewelers

Goshen Painters’ Guild, 212 W. Washington St., Suite 16 — Goshen-area painters

Ignition Garage, 120 E. Washington St. — Tanglefoot Furnishings, Chuck Kreps-Long and Woodstar Photography

The Local, 211 S. Fifth St. — “The Cup: An Interpreted Object” national juried exhibition; Jesse Stoltzfus: Blue Dog Light Craft; and Troy Bungart showcasing wooden and ceramic bowls and brushes

Shutterhugs, 132 S. Main St. — Ceramics by Craig Hartenberger and Renata Cassiano

Spacious Heart Yoga, 119 S. Main St. — Art and jewelry by Kristi Glick

Todd Pletcher Pottery, 57731 C.R. 29 — Ceramics

Wilma J. Harder Studio, 212 W. Washington St., Suite 5 — Jewelry

Woldruff’s Footwear & Apparel, 129 S. Main St. — IU Health Retreat Annual Decorated Bra art competition

Other activities

Other First Fridays-related events include:

Diversity Day showcase — Music and dance performances highlighting many different cultures will be featured at The Goshen Theater downtown from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Paper sculptures — Elementary school art teacher Heather Potsander will guide children in making paper sculptures from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Better World Books, 215 S. Main St.

“The Winsome Hags” — “The Winsome Hags” will perform the story of “Fatty and the Ogres” — a 600-year-old Celtic myth — and other songs and stories from 7 to 8 p.m. at Better World.

Story Time — A children’s story time is planned at Better World Books at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Hat and glove giveaway — A gloves and hit giveaway for children is set from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Fifth Street. Children are also invited to do a craft project.

City Church showcase — Two performances are planned Friday at Goshen City Church of the Brethren. At 5:30 p.m., the Goshen High School Camerata Chamber Orchestra directed by Susan Ellington will perform, followed at 6:30 p.m. by the Fusion Dance Team from the Lee Anne Stewart Dance School. Both performances are free and refreshments will be provided.

First Fridays is a monthly event highlighting the artistic and commercial offerings of downtown Goshen. For more information, visit the website www.gofridays.com.