Standard Examiner Staff
OGDEN — This weekend, while you’re hunting for the abominable snowman at the annual Wasatch Yeti Bash, why not look for a little art, too?
The February First Friday Art Stroll is being held in conjunction with the yeti event at Ogden’s Union Station. Scheduled for 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, the art stroll will be held at galleries and other businesses in and around downtown Ogden.
Maps for the art stroll are available at The Corner, a community hotspot on the southwest corner of Washington Boulevard and Historic 25th Street. For more information, visit www.ogdencity.com/770/first-friday-art-stroll or call 801-629-8718.
Among galleries hosting events at the First Friday Art Stroll are:
Art Box, 215 Historic 25th St. — February’s work features “The Wild Side,” with photography by Mark Taylor. www.artboxogden.com, 801-675-1078.
Cara Koolmees Gallery, 256 Historic 25th St. — Koolmees shows her paintings from a trip to Italy a year ago. www.carakoolmees.com, 801-540-2299.
Cuppa, 552 E. 25th St. — Featuring the work of Faris Alalawi. CuppaOgden.com, 385-298-5744.
DaVinci Academy of Science and the Arts, 2033 Grant Ave. — Jacob Robinson’s senior capstone art show features ceramic and metal sculptures, wheel-thrown ceramic vessels, prints and paintings by Robinson, Mason Evenhuis, Gavin Lepore, Kai Bowen and Stella Ferro. www.davinciacademy.org, 801-409-0700.
Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave. — Accepted works from the 21st Photographic Competition. Reception, 5-8 p.m. ogden4arts.org, 801-392-6935.
Gallery 25, 268 25th St. — Oil paintings and pastels by Jerry Hancock, landscapes by Ron Harvey, paintings and drawings by B.J. Jensen, snowflake photography by Doug Wewer, watercolors by Sharleen Hargreaves, meditation boxes by Celia J Kent, and oil paintings by Aaron Rowell. www.gallery25utah.com, 801-334-9881.
Grounds for Coffee, 111 Historic 25th St. — Featured art by Alexandra Bingham. Also, “Imagine” mural by Holly Morphet will be completed. www.facebook.com/25thGFC, 801-392-7370.
Grounds for Coffee, 3005 Harrison Blvd. — Featured art by Avery Franklin. www.facebook.com/gfcharrison, 801-621-3014.
Hippie Skin, 2424 Wall Ave. — Pottery by Jamie Furniss, with 50 percent of pottery proceeds going to the business’ Esteem Project. hippieskin.com, 801-200-3797.
Ogden UnCon Cosplay Gallery, 2254 Washington Blvd. — Watch UnCon’s live broadcast during the Yeti Bash. www.ogdenuncon.com.
Rainy Day Emporium, 155 Historic 25th St. — Works by freelance illustrator Arthur Prothero of Canis Ovis Arts. www.rainydayemporium.com, 801-721-5115.
The Argo House, 529 Historic 25th St. — New works by Darryl Erdmann. theargohouse.co, 801-349-2746.
The Bigelow Hotel, 2510 Washington Blvd. — Works by historical architect photographer Austin Brook Luckett. bigelowhotelogden.com, 801-627-1900.
The Diamond Room, 115 Historic 25th St. — Clay sculptures and watercolor paintings by folk artist Cari Jenkins. Rick Odell will sing classic songs during the stroll.
The Front Climbing Club, 225 20th St. — Works by artists Kacy Peckenpaugh and Jason Asleso, with live music by Morgan and the Mountain. frontogden.com, 801-393-7625.
The Local Artisan Collective, 2371 Kiesel Ave. — Stroll runs 6-9 p.m. with featured artist Hollie McKeeth offering demonstrations and displaying her art. www.localartisancollective.com, 801-399-2787.
The Monarch, 455 Historic 25th St. — Building hosts The Banyan Collective Van Sessions, featuring the Snarlin’ Yarns inside the Monarch during the art stroll. www.facebook.com/TheMonarchOgden, 801-823-3320.
Nurture the Creative Mind, south end of Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave. — February marks the launch of the CO LAB Exhibit. nurturethecreativemind.org, 801-710-4238.
Waffle Love Ogden, 109 Historic 25th St. — Featured artist is Brandy Boyett, whose work details the nature of humans in their emotions, society and life. www.facebook.com/waffleloveogden, 801-923-3588.
Wasatch Roasting Company, 2436 Grant Ave. — Paintings and drawings by Ogden native Kendrie Dominguez. www.wasatchroasting.com, 801-689-2626.
Zucca Underground, 225 25th St. — Abstract and impressionistic art by Jennifer Funk, and fantasy and fantastical subjects by Jessica Douglas. www.myzucca.com, 801-475-7077.