May 1st was a Saturday, which meant we had to wait a really long time for the first Friday of the month. We’ve almost made it and Friday, May 6th will be the latest edition of the Fremont First Friday Art Walk.
As usual, there will be tons of different exhibits, shows and in-person events to be checked out. Here’s a sampling…
After 13 years across from The Commuters statue, Portage Bay Goods is relocating to 621 N. 35th St. in the center of Fremont, formerly the home of Fremont Book Company. Their GRAND REOPENING on May 6th will be celebrated with snacks and beverages, and feature Jewelry artist Tanya Comerford who creates her collections from hand selected gemstones, then designs them along with precious metals into distinctive pieces.
EVO Timesinfinity Gallery (122 NW 36th St.)
Artist: Justin Kane Elder, Paintings
mANIMAL is a new series of work that explores the ‘outlandish’ characters among the human race and in the wild. Justin Kane Elder’s current style emphasizes colorful layers of geometric shapes, which are chosen to highlight each subject’s character. He is also interested in exploring art at large scales. The largest of his work, a Patagonia-sponsored mural, is currently on Evo’s West wall. Elder holds a BFA from Cornish College of the Arts.
509 Winery and Tasting Room – Seattle’s Urban Winery (1300 N Northlake Way)
Artist: Suzy Clarke – Acrylic Paintings
Wine for $5/glass (or 5/$20). Live music by Jeff Fielder, and Skillet will be serving their legendary burgers with bacon jam, poutine fries, and more from their airstream trailer in the parking lot. The tasting room opens at 5pm, making it a great place to start your evening and then work your way around to the other galleries!
Check out the full list of venues, artists and happenings here.