2nd Friday Art Walk
Enjoy galleries, open studios, art exhibits, live music and refreshments as you stroll in downtown San Rafael. Anchored by Art Works Downtown galleries and artist studios, the 2nd Friday Art Walk links venues along downtown Fourth Street the second Friday of each month. Wine purchased at venues with wine glass symbol is returned to AWD to assist with costs of promoting the event each month.
next art walk: May 13, 2016 • 5-8pm
June 10 • SOLD OUT • 5-8pm
in the AWD Multipurpose Room
August 12, October 14
In a fun and social group setting, artist and teacher provides Dan Caven step-by-step instruction along with encouragement. By the end of the evening, each attendee will create a fabulous piece of art! Adult students receive two glasses of wine, appetizers, and artist materials. Appropriate for all skill levels.
Walk-ins welcome if space is available.
May 13, 2016 • 5-8pm
Information updated regularly. Please check back!
Maps are available at participating venues. download May 2016 map
venues with wine supporting art walk venues with refreshments venues with live music or DJ
venues with performance or demo venues with activities
1611 4th st Rebound Bookstore
reception: Caught In the Act
Forty Years of Photographs and Ephemera from designs for the professional theatre. Photographs are of set and lighting designs by Joel D. Eis, MFA.
1340 4th st In Her Shoes
reception: John Kraft
Traditional and digital composite paintings inspired by the personal and but celebrating the universal.
Featuring: Diane Amil, Ilene Avery, Joeann Edmonds-Matthew, Virginia Fauvre, Victoria Fernandez, Roy Forest, Enrique Goldenberg, Brian Huber, Colleen Joyce, Stephanie Jucker, Betsy Kellas, Patricia Leeds, Martin Lesinski, Carol A. Levy, Stela Mandel, Richard Moquin, Lara Myers, Cindy Ostroff, Cayen Robertson, Susan Searway-Fertig, Karen Theisen, Vaidis Valaitis, Katherine Warinner, Sue Weil, Kate Zimmer
• Underground Gallery (AWD) info
reception: Collage by Veelee
VeeLee uses all paper (new and used) as one would use paint. Her subjects vary from people, animals, and current issues affecting the earth and people. She also uses found materials and transforms them into objects she needs to represent her work.
• Founders' Gallery (AWD) info
reception: Emergings 3
Artwork by Regina Christie including art by Sharon Fisher Regina Christie makes luminous, abstract paintings that are built up through layers of oil paint on linen conveying a compression of time and space and place.
• 1325 Donors' Gallery (AWD) info
reception: Helen Steele
Abstract figurative paintings
Through her layered paintings, Helen Steele investigates various psychological states such as harmony, serenity, anxiety, and isolation using symbolic markings, personal imagery, shape, and sensual line.
• Artist Wall (AWD) info
reception: Lost and Found, Exploring Wax
encaustics and oils by Karen Meadows
Karen Meadows states: "My attraction to patterns and layering imagery is a source of intrigue for me; it has a life of its own. My initial idea is usually related to the patterns within nature, human, or wild. The process I use gives my intuition an open door, as control escapes me.”
• Multipurpose Room (AWD)
reception: Marin Open Studio Artists
Featuring photographers Alan Babbit and Janice Hughes Babbitt will exhibit his "Un-Still Photography" and "Photo Blendo Series."
1331 4th st Marin Jewelers Guild
reception: Griffe Griffiths
Marin Jewelers Guild will be featuring works by metalsmith Griffe Griffiths.
1325 4th st Framing Interiors
Ceramics by Marsha Mack, Original oil paintings and vintage poster art.
1321 4th st The FolkArt Gallery
Folk art, art-to-wear, and jewelry from around the world.
917 C St Youth in Arts
reception: Marin Open Studios Artist and Imagining Friendship
Work by Youth in Arts Mentor Artist for Marin Open Studios PLUS Imagining Friendship interactive exhibit of kindergarten art.
activity: Hands-on activities for kids, professional art for sale for Marin Open Studios.
1138 4th st Rileystreet Art Supply
exhibition: Conveying Harmony and Serenity
Marin Open Studios: Cici Chao
live music: Gary and the Crew
1122 4th st Aroma Café
exhibition: To Be Announced
1040 court St Mountain View Winery & Tasting Room (5-9:30pm)
exhibition: Surfing Photographs by Doug Walker
live music: Andrew Dimitro, local musician
905 4th St Crome Architecture
exhibition: Mike Castagnero
mixed media, paintings, drawings, and collages
exhibition: Clarenece Wainer
sculptures and stacils
1108 Tamalpais Ave The 1180 Gallery
reception: Nina Bravo
abstract art, abstract design painting in acrylic
live music: Ron Corral Jr.
PUBLIC SCULPTURE PROGRAM
RAFAEL TOWN PLAZA, 1000 Fourth Street
Acrobat, steel; by Bryan Tedrick
Sponsored by Aaction Rents
MERCHANTS become a venue!
ARTISTS contact venues to display your art!
BUSINESSES become a sponsor, get featured on the map!
Merchants may sign up online:
• Participating Venues must provide art/event information two Tuesdays prior to the 2nd Friday event.
• Venues interested in serving wine must follow the AWD Art Walk Policies and Procedures: click here
Including: $25 for a ABC license fee, Property owner signature, How to sell wine
• Looking for the paper sign up form? download here