Creations of Hope Gallery (727 S Kansas): Join the Creations of Hope Gallery as we celebrate the opening of our Handmade Holiday Market. Don't miss your chance to find unique and handcrafted gifts for your loved ones this holiday season! We will also have live dulcimer music by Fred Appelhanz during the November artwalk. Location: 727 S. Kansas Ave. Regular hours are Thurs from 11a-4p, Fri from Noon-5p, Sat from 11a-4p. FFAW hours are 5-8p. Find us on Instagram @creationsofhopegallery.
Topeka Art Guild (5331 SW 22nd Place - Fairlawn Plaza Mall) continues to celebrate Kansas Artists show, juried by Yeqiang Wang, Washburn University art professor. Winners: First Place, Naomi Cashman; 2nd place, Ellen Duncan; 3rd, Ruth Powers. Honorable mentions are Kathleen Cobb, Becky Drager, Yue Li, Deena Rood. Featured artist in November is Dr. Roberta (Rob) Walker with watercolors and fiber art. The guild is pleased to reach out to area High Schools. Topeka West High School will be showing their best art in November. Please join artists for drinks and great food. 5:00-8:00 FFAW hours are 5-8p.
NexLynx Gallery (123 SW 6th): Double feature with Nathan Biester and Jordan E. Brooks of Pandamonium Arts. Nathan is a mixed media, abstract and illustration artist, who fills his canvas with bright colors and exciting characters. Jordan is a painter, illustrator, and Creative Consultant, influenced by classical to comic book greats from the 90's. 50% of Nathan's sales will be donated to his 3-year-old niece, Lakyn vs Leukemia. Get ready for the holidays & enter for a chance to win Lenny's Holiday Gift Basket. FFAW hours are 5-8pm. Find us on Instagram @NexLynxGallery.
Two Wolves Studio & Artist Den (114 SW 8th, 2nd Floor): Brian Broxterman is our featured artist this month. With his focus on Prismacolor pencils, Brian brings his art to life with realistic renderings of people, celebrities and animals. Come by and get a close look at his latest creations in his Selfie Series. We'll have cheese samples provided by the Smoked Snack Guy. Also showing artworks from our artist collective and guest artists. FFAW hours are 5-10p. Find us on Instagram @twowolvesstudio.
Matryoshka Tattoo (902 N Kansas): November featured artist is Natalie C. Spangenberg. Natalie teaches 7-12 art in Burlington. She is the only art teacher for the entire district. Natalie previously taught art at Topeka West & the Mulvane Art Museum. She has a passion for teaching & enjoys passing on her knowledge to aspiring artists. Natalie loves color, whether it is paint, drawing, dye or polymer clay. She enjoys finding new ways to explore the different types of art, learning from other cultures. FFAW hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10 am-8 pm. FFAW 10a-9p. Find us on Instagram @matryoshkatattoo.
Glaciers Edge Winery (1636 SE 85th - Wakarusa): The tasting porch, fireplace & patio will be ready for you to spend your November FFAW at the winery. Our featured musical artist will be Frank Rardon, Kevin Kaul will be our featured artist & Lago Vista Grill will have food for sale inside! Enjoy wine & slushies by the pour or a bottle while enjoying live music & fantastic food! Feel free to bring lawn chairs to enjoy our outside vineyard sunset view! (Only alcohol produced at Glaciers Edge Winery is able to be consumed on our property; guests consuming alcohol must be at least 21 yr old) FFAW hours are 3-9pm. Find us on Instagram @Glaciersedge.wine.
Dillon house (404 SW 9th): Four local artists, two live music performances, beer, wine and food by Aboud’s Engroff Catering and holiday decorations by Porterfield’s Flowers. FFAW hours are 5-8p. Find us on Instagram @dillonhouseevents.
Topeka High (800 SW 10th): Stop by to view the latest batch of Topeka High student artwork. We will have work on display from our many classes of media ranging from 2D - 3D. Enter on the Western Street side and head up to the 3rd floor Gallery to view some fantastic artwork! FFAW hours are 5-7p.
STUDIO 831 (831 N Kansas): Our November exhibit continues from last month: "Clay & Paint: Bradley, Peters & BW-P" features two ceramic artists, Michael Bradley and Larry Peters, and one painter, Barbara Waterman-Peters. They are showing works that address different ways to approach the surface of an object. Open to the public First Friday November 2 from 4-8:30p, the show will run through November in conjunction with the Kansas Artist Craftsman Association Conference on November 16-17. FFAW hours are 4-8:30p.
Stutzman Leather Shoppe (840 N Kansas): We have a huge number of new items in for fall: men's and ladies jackets, belts, gloves, wallets, business backpacks, hats and more! You're sure to find something for almost everyone on your Christmas list. Lay-away now with just 20% down! FFAW hours are Noon-9p.
Mulvane Art Museum (1700 SW College): An installation of ceramic sculptures by Patricia Sannit. Sannit is a founding member of the Artist Advisory Committee of the Ceramic Research Center at ASU. She has been an artist in residence at the Archie Bray Foundation, Red Lodge Art Center and the Belger Crane Yard in Kansas City, MO. This exhibition coincides with the 53rd Annual Kansas Artists Craftsmen Association Conference to be held at The NOTO Arts District in Topeka, Kansas -November 16-17, 2018. FFAW hours are 5-7p. Find us on Instagram @mulvaneartmuseum.
Prairie Glass Studio (110 SE 8th) is decked out for the Holidays! Perfect for those early shoppers looking to find unique and special gifts. This Friday 50% of all sales of Prairie Glass items will be donated to the Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy. Shop early and shop to donate! If you have never been in, now in the chance to experience this cheery downtown art studio! We will be open from 10am-8pm and we are located in the Gizmo building below Juli's Coffee and Bistro. FFAW hours are 10a-8p.
NOTO ArtsPlace (905 N Kansas): Since we have a (mostly) printmaking exhibit with Michael Hager's huge woodcut installation, STRAND, and "Art is the Voice of Freedom" show that is mostly woodcuts, serigraphs, etchings, and aerosol stencil prints, we thought we might give artists a sneak peek at our new printmaking studio. If you are an artist interested in intaglio or letterpress or serigraphy, ask us to show you the studio. November 16 & 17 from 9a-4p, we will be having a two day only show and sale of clay, metal and fiber as part of the Kansas Artist Craftsmen Conference in NOTO. 4:30-8:30 pm. Find us on Instagram @Mbradleyks
Beauchamp's Gallery (3113 SW Huntoon - Westboro Mart): Popular regional artist Cally Krallman brings her latest collection of prairie imagery to Beauchamp's Gallery for the holiday season. Stop by and visit with Cally at the Art Walk or make a reservation for the "poetry slam" on Thursday evening the 1st. Local poets and songwriters will perform their interpretations of Cally's prairie art. 5:30-8:30p.
Stephen Smith Gallery (931 S Kansas): A fine art gallery for the fine art collector. FFAW hours are 11a-7:30p.
Absolute Design by Brenda (629 S Kansas): Join us for an extra special First Friday at Absolute Design by Brenda. We'll be taking "art walk" literally with our fashion show to display our wonderful winter wear. Plus 15% off boutique items and 30% off fall merchandise! Show starts at 6 - see you there! 5-8. Find us on Instagram @absolutedesignbybrenda
SouthWind Art Gallery (3074 SW 29th) presents "Autumn Classics." Join us this November to see works by some of our long-time artists, including Manhattan artist Kim Casebeer, Flint Hills favorite Judith Mackey, Wichita native Hugh Greer, and impasto painter James Pringle Cook. Cook will be demonstrating his palette-knifing technique during our ArtWalk on November 2nd, from 5-7 pm, so don't miss your chance to meet Cook in person! Also new in the gallery is an original painting by acclaimed Kansas artist Robert Sudlow. Stop by for good food and great times! 5-7p. Find us on Instagram @southwindartgallery.
39 West Gallery (909 N Kansas): Fight For Your Right: Art has long been a form of communication that has been used to express both historical events as well as the thoughts and emotions of current events. WWI ended 100 years ago this year. Also 2018 is a midterm election year. We would like to remind you to exercise your right to vote. We honor the veterans that have long fought for our freedoms to use our voice as well as our brushes to enhance the world in which we live. Featured Artists: Michelle Leivan, Brenda Meairs, Johanna Hanks, Kristine A. Luber, Patty Blake 11a-9p. Find us on Instagram @39westgallery.
Jayhawk Theatre (720 SW Jackson): “Dateliners” opens to the public during the November First Friday Artwalk. Pat Rocha, Sr., father to Luke & Patrick are changing the caliber of art installations presented in Topeka with a first time & first of it's kind collaboration of the generations. This multimedia installation features work spanning the careers of award-winning & the internationally recognized Rocha phenomenon. Featuring paintings, sculptures, drawings, collage, photography. Mind-bending & pushing boundaries with their talents. Please join us for this unheard of opportunity to view this cutting edge show. FFAW hours are 5-9p. Find us on Instagram @patrickrochajr.
SOHO Interiors (3129 SW Huntoon): David Zlotky is a fine art photographer who started his art career as a full-time painter. His paintings have garnered national recognition, currently hanging in the Smithsonian’s Air & Space Museum, the Truman Library and the Air Force Art Collection, while his photographs have been in several major exhibitions. David uses his painter’s aesthetic to make sensitive photographs of the Kansas Flint Hills. There is a story behind every rock, tumbleweed and forgotten dwelling, just waiting to be told through his lens, and shared with you. FFAW hours are 5-9p.