‘Survivor’ contestant, Japanese sculptor featured at First Friday Art Stroll

‘Survivor’ contestant, Japanese sculptor featured at First Friday Art Stroll


OGDEN — A television celebrity, a Japanese installation artist, and an art club that started back in 1943 are among those featured at the city’s First Friday Art Stroll for March.

The art stroll is held on the first Friday of each month, from 6-9 p.m., at various venues 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. Admission is free.

For more information on the First Friday Art Stroll, visit www.ogdencity.com/770/first-friday-art-stroll or call 801-629-8718.

Among galleries and businesses hosting events at this month’s First Friday Art Stroll are:

Art Box, 215 Historic 25th St. — Reiki master Sandi Rasband will share information about the ancient energy healing practice. www.artboxogden.com, 801-675-1078.

Bliss Skincare Studio, 2422 Grant Ave. — Multimedia artist Joe Anglim, an Ogden man who has competed on multiple seasons of the CBS show “Survivor,” will be featured. www.skinbybliss.com, 801-317-4060.

Cara Koolmees Gallery, 256 Historic 25th St. — Koolmees features winter and spring images. www.carakoolmees.com, 801-540-2299.

DaVinci Academy of Science and the Arts, 2033 Grant Ave. — Photography competition and a capstone project by Paige Iddings, who tackles anxiety through her art. www.davinciacademy.org, 801-409-0700.

Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave. — Exhibit by members of the 76-year-old Palette Club of Ogden opens with a reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Club open to all, meets at 6:15 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the center. ogden4arts.org, 801-392-6935.

Gallery 25, 268 25th St. — Watercolors and oils by Lester B. Lee, paintings by Mick Humpherys. Additional pieces by Stephen Henry, Michael Nickle, Reed Loveland, Laurie Harrower, Bailei Smith, Braydon Smedley and Shay Isaacs. www.gallery25utah.com, 801-334-9881.

Grounds for Coffee, 111 Historic 25th St. — Work by Holly Morphet, featuring her Imagine Mural. www.facebook.com/25thGFC, 801-392-7370.

Grounds for Coffee, 3005 Harrison Blvd. — Featured art by Christina Levi. www.facebook.com/gfcharrison, 801-621-3014.

Kaffe Mercantile, 2276 Washington Blvd., Suite 101 — Resin and acrylic artist Jess-Marie. www.kaffemercantile.com, 385-298-5678.

Ogden UnCon Cosplay Gallery, 2254 Washington Blvd. — Ogden Uncon and Pearl Milk Tea Club are combining for a pop-up event, featuring a “Cosplay Selfie Booth” inside the tea shop at 110 25th St. www.ogdenuncon.com.

Ogden First Inc.’s PLATFORMS, 490 25th St. — Mural submissions will be on display for the public to view and cast votes. ogdenfirst.org.

Rainy Day Emporium, 155 Historic 25th St. — Featured art by Aubree Eddington, owner of Leviathan Creations. www.rainydayemporium.com, 801-721-5115.

Shaw Gallery at Weber State University, 3484 Harrison Blvd. — Yasuaki Onishi solo installation exhibition “Reverse of Volume.” weber-edu-dova.org/shawgallery, 801-626-6420.

The Argo House, 529 Historic 25th St. — Milky Silky Soft & Pretty works by Michelle Montrose Larsen. 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. — Paintings by Addison Roper, performance by Rick Odell. www.thediamondroomutah.com, 801-392-3232.

The Front Climbing Club, 225 20th St. — Featured works by Betsy Braun. frontogden.com, 801-393-7625.

The Local Artisan Collective, 2371 Kiesel Ave. — This month’s featured artist is Suzanne Rubin from Creativity Connects. www.localartisancollective.com, 801-399-2787.

The Monarch, 455 Historic 25th St. — Building hosts The Banyan Collective Van Sessions, with live music recorded out of a retro van parked inside the building. www.facebook.com/TheMonarchOgden, 801-823-3320.

Union Station’s art galleries, 2501 Wall Ave. — “Exploration: Contemporary Textile and Ceramic Art” is featured in Gallery at the Station. “Ceramics: Material Methods” is in the Myra Powell Gallery, with works by current and recent students in the ceramics department at Weber State University. theunionstation.org, 801-629-8680.

Nurture the Creative Mind, south end of Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave. — Community photography exhibit and panel during the CO LAB Exhibit in March. nurturethecreativemind.org, 801-710-4238.

Waffle Love Ogden, 109 Historic 25th St. — Abstract art by Kelsey Williams. www.facebook.com/waffleloveogden, 801-923-3588.

Wasatch Roasting Company, 2436 Grant Ave. — Inside, works by Amberlee Whitemyer. Outside, new art from Rich Ramos, Nezak, Jaroh and other local artists. Live music featured during stroll. www.wasatchroasting.com, 801-689-2626.

Zucca Underground, 225 25th St. — Works by industrial designer James Argo and artist Janeal Johnson. www.myzucca.com, 801-475-7077.

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