july, 2019

05jul6:00 pm9:00 pmFirst Friday Art Trail

Event Details

July 2019 First Friday Art Trail  (various locations throughout the Lubbock Cultural District)
Friday, July 2, 2019

Christine DeVitt Exhibition Hall: In their exhibition, (w)rest, collaborative couple, Blake and Hannah Sanders of Orange Barrel Industries employs printed, repurposed fibers and craft traditions to share their domestic bliss amid concerns over an uncertain ecological future.
Helen DeVitt Jones Studio Gallery: A group exhibition of artists represented by Artspace111.
John F. Lott Gallery: Joey Martinez, Back to my Roots, an exhibition of “Modern Elegant Graffiti” influenced from the artists’ 28 years of painting nationally and internationally.
Martin McDonald Gallery: West Texas Watercolor Society 2019 Summer Exhibition.
Firehouse Theatre: Will of the Wind Productions, select scenes from The Shadow Box.
Helen DeVitt Jones Clay Studio: Raku Days
Christine DeVitt Icehouse: Lubbock Community Theatre performing selections from Matilda! by Roald Dahl. Adapted by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. FFAT hours:  6:00 – 9:00 PM
511 Avenue K           806.762.8606

CHARLES ADAMS GALLERY:   Maisie Marie Alford, Tony Arnett, Victoria Bee, Shannon Cannings, Will Cannings, Christian Conrad, Hannah Dean, Ken Dixon, Carol Flueckiger, Glenn Garnett, B.C. Gilbert, Y Armitage Greene, Carol C Howell, Lynwood Kreneck, Artie Limmer, Chad Plunket, Catherine Prose, Philip Taylor, Ashton Thornhill, Sara Waters, James Watkins, and Jonathan Whitfill with work by early regional artists Peter Hurd, Henrietta Wyeth, John Miegs, Bess Hubbard and others.
FFAT hours:  6:00 – 9:00 PM    Standard gallery hours: Mon-Sat 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
602 Avenue J         806.788.1008

5&J Gallery: CASUAL DENSITY, features forged steel sculptures by 8 Texas artists. Curated by Noah Wakefield (Lubbock Metal Sculptor) Including his work alongside Kevin Stanford, Haley Woodward, Evan Wilson, Kyle Nutter, Aeron Wilson, Christian Asencio, and Colby Brinkman.
TTU Satellite Gallery:  Featuring exhibitions organized by the TTU School of Art
CH Foundation Metals Studio: Student work on display
5&J Courtyard: Food trucks and adult beverages for those that are 21 & up
FFAT hours 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
1106 5th Street        806.788.1006

Studio 1: J. Eric Simpson’s Monoculturing, a multi-media installation. Tackling ‘monoculturing’-the homogenization of land, plants, animals and humans, he aims to unpack how it works and to what end it serves, gaining knowledge on an industry that has shaped the South Plains.
Studio 2: Chris Marin, a painter who received an MFA from the California College of the Arts.
Studio 3: Christina Rees is the only full-time, salaried art critic in Texas. Here is some of the art she owns.
Studio 4: Pits: The Limbs of the Anxious Low-Hanging Fruit by artist Stephanie Berrie, exhibits physical manifestations of anxiety ridden “lumps” that exist within our bodies. Lumps can be associated with stones or pits inside of fruit, allowing the soft sculptures to be seen as something either inside a human body or a botanical body. Prints and plushies for sales outside!
FFAT hours 6:00 – 9:00 PM
1010 Mac Davis Lane           806.788.1008

Studio A: Kristy Kristinek, a collection of paintings and drawings representing the duality between the artist and dancer.
Studio B: July Open Studio B opens up its “live culture” to the community, showcasing paintings, drawings and works on paper by Ghislaine Fremaux and Lando Valdez. Studio C: Adam Nicolas Mulsow, Amanda Stewart, Catherine Ragsdale, Jess Smith, Jessie Dodington, Jonathan Seaborn, Karly Cadenhead, Peter Keltz, Rony Dixon, Sam Gaitan, Sarai Grace Brinker, Sara Ryan, Victoria Isett, Victoria Marie Bee. Instagram: @806collective.
Studio D: TTU School of Art Faculty Research Residency – Dirk Fowler.
Studio E: Rachel Anderson and Valerie Hlavaty a collaborative focusing on locally sourced and designed cotton products from Homestead Cotton Company present new works inspired by John Deere Tractor Company and a pop-up shop featuring John Deer products.
Studio F: Ashley Saed, photographer and owner of Living Tree Designs Photo.
Studio G: Joey Martinez, prolific local muralist.
Studio H: Carolina Arellanos, painter and photographer; Sean Scully, metalsmith; Scotty Hensler, sculptor and painter.
FFAT hours 6:00 – 9:00 PM
408 Avenue J             806. 788.1008

Krystal Applegate, acrylic on canvas, charcoal; David Bransby, acrylic on canvas; Gary Chaffin, hand-built wire sculpture; Dick Cheatham, watercolor; Erin McIntyre Jones, acrylic on canvas and panel; Meyer Goldberg, pencil drawings; Manuel Hernandez, charcoal drawings; Ben Konis, pastels; David Lamb-Vines, acrylic on canvas, wood carvings; Leann Lamb-Vines, glass mosaic, acrylic; Gloria Minnicks, decorative gourds; Nantandy, watercolor, pencil drawings, etching and wood block print; Bob Payne, photography, acrylic on canvas; Jesus Polanco, collage on pencil drawing; Aaron Price, acrylic on canvas; Linda Shough, handmade greeting and note cards; Sarah Stoune, gel and ink on paper; Elsie Wilbanks, watercolor.
FFAT hours 6:00 – 11:00 PM
1810 19th Street        806.771.2727

BO TAN FINE ART STUDIO AND GALLERY:  Featuring new works by traditional painter Bo Tan. www.botanfineart.com
FFAT hours:  6:00pm – 9:00pm
1602 Avenue O          806.500.7118

BUDDY HOLLY CENTER:  SHOWTIME: Photographs of Music Legends by Watt Casey Jr, organized by the Old Jail Center, represents a sampling of photographic images of influential musical artists that span the American music genres or blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock-and-roll. Also showing Buddy Holly: Life, Legend, Legacy, derived from the Bill Griggs collection housed at TTU’s Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, features artifacts, photos, and memorabilia reflecting the life and later influence of Buddy Holly.
FFAT hours:  6:00 – 9:00 PM
1801 Crickets Avenue        806.775.3560

CAVIEL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY:  Exhibiting Staying in the Mix of Expressions by Joey Martinez, featuring canvases and mixed medium pieces of work, and In and Out of Life Feelings, mixed medium and 3D objects by Texas Tech art students.
FFAT hours:  6:00 – 9:00 PM
1719 Avenue A          806.787.0726

GLASSYALLEY ART STUDIO:   Cat Boucher, mosaic; Jan Dresher, painting; Lisa Gegner, painting; Rick Kincheloe, ceramic picture; Jan Lloyd, line drawings and painting; Pauline Mills, glass and acrylics; Caiti Nolan, drawings. Participating in Paul’s Project: please bring blanket, coffee, coffee filters, sugar, etc. to help stock the newly built shelters for the homeless.
FFAT hours:  6:00 – 9:00 PM
1940 Texas Ave         806.535.2457

MUNICIPAL GARDEN & ARTS CENTER:  Lubbock Camera Club, by participating club members, features works in digital photography.
FFAT hours:  6:00 – 9:00 PM
4215 University Avenue        806.767.3724

PLATFORM RESTAURANT:  Artworks by Amanda Sneed. Live music from local musicians Danny Moore and Jason Joplin. Bingham Family Vineyards in house. BYOB, serving Fiery Witch themed tapas.
FFAT hours:  6:00 – 10:00 PM
1212 Avenue K           806.762.1088

SUGAR BROWN’S COFFEE:  Black, White and In Color by Madi Ingram, featuring photography on Ink Jet Print, has double exposure film highlighting the ‘old times’ and traditional love, painting with light challenging the thought that interracial dating is trendy, and landscapes from Lubbock and Greece to show that the world is bigger and no matter which you choose, love is love.
FFAT hours:  6:00 – 9:00 PM
1947 19th Street         806.701.6013

TORNADO GALLERY:  Featuring artist Janelle Barrington Spivey’s collection of pieces with a myriad of influences and style. Also showing Clifton Duncan, retro style collage art; John Self, Found Object Art; Deborah Milosevich, prints and ceramics; Nick and Sarah Billalba, glasswork; Error 3, comic themed original art and prints.
FFAT hours:  6:00 – 9:00 PM
1822 Buddy Holly Avenue        806.441.8564

This is the 178th First Friday Art Trail.


Buddy Holly Center
CASP Live/work Studios and 5&J Galleries
Caviel Museum of African-American History
GlassyAlley Art Studio and Gallery
LHUCA/Charles Adams Gallery
Platform Restaurant
Tornado Gallery


Art for Goodness Sake
Bo Tan Fine Arts Studio and Gallery
Lubbock Municipal Garden and Arts Center
Sugar Brown’s Coffee

Citibus trolleys/buses will begin at 6:15 pm and run until approximately 9:30 pm from the following locations:

Buddy Holly Center
Tornado Gallery


(Friday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Various Locations

throughout Lubbock