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In June, take a Walk/Bike/Drive to enjoy Wenatchee's Arts

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June Arts Poster
June Poster Image: Illustration Project Artist: Kristi Ruhl Installation: 2014 Student Art Exhitition Venue: Robert Graves Gallery on Wenatchee Valley College Campus About: The annual Student Art Exhibition in Robert Graves Gallery displays the range of skills, styles, media, and ideas coming out of our classes such as Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Design.

Caffè Mela 
17 N. Wenatchee Ave.           
www.caffemela.com
M - F: 7 - 6, Sat - Sun: 8 - 4, 
Meet the Artist: June 6th 5 – 6 PM  
“Following a Fickle Muse” is a collection of paintings by Marti Lyttle that span the past 10 years.  Her thematic explorations have resulted in several bodies of work, as well as ripening Marti’s love for color, composition, and design. 

Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center 
127 South Mission St.  
www.wvmcc.org
T-Sat:10 – 4
First Fridays (FREE Admissions): 10 am - 8 pm
The “River of Baskets” celebrates the amazing work of contemporary Columbia River Tribal Basketweavers, from Canada to the U.S.  Don’t miss this new exhibit of over 100 baskets, showcasing their work in context with traditional pieces.

MAC Gallery on WVC Campus
New Music & Arts Center on WVC Campus 5th St.   
sbailey@wvc.edu  
http://www.wvc.edu/directory/departments/musicandartcenter/MAC%20Gallery.asp
Open during building hours
First Friday: 5 – 7 pm
The WVC Art Department is proud to acknowledge the contributions of many local artists to our program.  Parallel to the annual Student Art Exhibition (in Robert Graves Gallery), this invitational show highlights and honors the range of excellent exhibiting local artists and art educators who take art classes at WVC.  Their presence in our courses enriches the atmosphere and enhances the experiences of our more traditional students.  As known and respected exhibiting artists who are engaged with WVC, they also help us to connect in meaningful ways to the Valley’s burgeoning arts community. Until June 10th.

Robert Graves Gallery on WVC Campus 
1300 5th St, Wenatchee, WA (Sexton Hall, WVC off 9th St)
http://www.robertgravesgallery.org
M: 8 am - Noon & 4 – 7 pm
T, W, Th: 9 am - 1 pm, F: 5 – 7pm
First Friday: 5 – 7 pm
The annual Student Art Exhibition in Robert Graves Gallery displays the range of skills, styles, media, and ideas coming out of our classes such as Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Design. Exhibition ends June 12th. Gallery closed Summer Quarter.

Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce   
1 S. Wenatchee Ave.
www.wenatchee.org 
M – F: 9-5, Sat - Sun: 11-5 
First Fridays Reception: 5  – 8 pm
Rod Daut’s photography has morphed into digital art.  His art and photography are increasingly indistinguishable.  Rod begins with one of his ‘traditional’ photographs, then manipulates the image digitally into abstract compositions.   Rod blogs about art at: http://rodandmarthaartblog.blogspot.com/

Lemolo Café & Deli 
114 N. Wenatchee Ave.  
lemolodeli@gmail.com
Sun-Th:11 - 4, F-Sat:11 - 8ish
First Fridays: ‘til 8-ish
Dan McConnell has been cartooning for the past 35 years.  His cartoons appear in the Good Life magazine, KWCC TV, and in comics like by Dan Piraro’s Bizarro, Hilary Price’s Rhymes with Orange, and the Dustin comic strip. His political cartoons appear in many regional papers in Central Washington.  On the walls of Lemolo are a group of political cartoons done for a contest in 2012 plus a few miscellaneous pieces.  

Art on the Avenues
www.artontheavenues.org
Around Wenatchee, enjoy 83 sculptures, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The 2014-2016 cycle is in the midst of being installed.  Look for the permanent collection moved into new sites and the new pieces installed around the historic district and Columbia River waterfront walk.

Flyers and walking maps at participating venues.
Printable PDF of flyers at: http://wendowntown.org/events/first-fridays
Contact: wffs.artwalk2@gmail.com

Online blog: http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/blogs/category/arts/
For more images: http://wenatcheefirstfridaysartswalk.tumblr.com/

 

 

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