ArtWalk for Saturday, Jan. 9
6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Downtown Lafayette comes alive every second Saturday of the month for 2nd Saturday ArtWalk. Galleries, restaurants, shops and night clubs will be open – offering live music, food, drink and of course, art!
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W. Vermilion St. / 233-7060
Main Gallery: Hot Up Here organized by Dan Cameron
Hot Up Here is the first in an ongoing series of exhibitions of new work by New Orleans and Louisiana-based artists. Organized by Contemporary Arts Center Visual Arts Director Dan Cameron. Artists for Hot Up Here include: Brad Benischek, Stephen Collier, Generic Art Solutions, Jessica Goldfinch, Brian Guidry, Scott Guion, Christopher Jahnke, Rachel Jones, Michelle Levine, Gina Philips, Christopher Saucedo, Karoline Schleh, Maxx Sizeler, Chris Sullivan, David Sullivan and Monica Zeringue.
Side Gallery: Anne Boudreau: a delicate balance
A delicate balance is an installation of suspended mixed media constructions. The installation environment includes two groups of sculptural pieces that work in tandem. One group explores representational content relating to garments and apparel accessories. The second group of works are gestural, large scale, geometric forms.
AcA is having a special members only gallery tour with Hot Up Here organizer Dan Cameron at 5 p.m. Dan will be speaking about some select pieces in the show which showcases more than 100 works from 15 Louisiana-based artists.
Vault Series: Miles Peterson: Recycled-Reborn
The materials that Peterson uses are recycled, coming from structures that were built in Southern Louisiana between 75 and 150 years ago. Recycled-Reborn will consist of a wide variety of furniture made from these recycled materials. Items will include tables, chairs, rockers, cribs and much more. These creations can become the heirlooms of the future.
Louisiana Folk Roots: Jam Des Amis
Adrian Fulton’s Fine Art Gallery
302 Jefferson St. / 658-3274
Adrian produces five-minute caricatures and 10-minute portraits at festivals, parties and events and his artwork can be seen in several local and out of state galleries and establishments.
Architects + Artists Gallery
200 Jefferson St. / 234-4166
Artist Allison Bohl will feature still life photography
535 Jefferson St / 791-7986
January Artwalk features Kimberly Parker, whose art is influenced by a life exposed
to the coastal areas of the Gulf of Mexico. Kimberly taught herself to cut old roofing metal,
her completed pieces a collage of salvaged architectural objects with images of redfish,
oysters, blue point crabs, & roosters. Layered with painted metal images, windows & door parts are often used. The distressed frames with peeling paint evokes images of the tropics.
Cité des Arts
109 Vine St. / 291-1122
535 ½ Jefferson St. / 234-5492
Galerie Eclaireuse will feature the work of Louisiana artist James Hunter. Grandson of the famous artist Clementine Hunter, James works in the same primitive style that he learned from his grandmother. The show will run through January. Gallery hours are Wed-Sat noon to 4 or by appointment. Call 234-5492 for more information.
538 Jefferson St. / 233-2589
David Briggs was born in Sunset in 1984 He received a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in December of 2006. He has worked on various photographic projects since. He will be participating in a photojournalism internship at the Point Reyes Light in Point Reyes, Calif., this month. David’s works encapsulate images in and around Acadiana his view point and perspective are both innovative and fresh with a focus on life in the city of Lafayette
549 Jefferson St. / 593-0796
Donald LeBlanc’s recent works: drawings, paintings and sculptures
Gallery R (at The Russo Group)
116 E. Congress St. / 769-1530
Gallery R featuring Paula Horn Cox, visual artist.
524 Jefferson Street / 593-8551
Lafayette, LA 70501
NiteTown hosts the Grinder Creative Arts Expo featuring writers, painters, comic and tattoo artists, jewelers, and other alternative arts.
205 ½ W. Vermilion St. / 267-4453
Sans Souci Gallery
219 E. Vermilion St. / 266-7999
Handmade fine crafts by members of the Louisiana Crafts Guild.
Whoojoo Stained Glass
532 Jefferson St. / 269-9310
Downtown Lafayette Unlimited
Also Contact: Individual Galleries
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