PUEBLO, Colo. — The Pueblo Creative Corridor’s First Friday Art Walk festivities begin at 5 p.m. on June 1. Visit more than 35 art galleries, restaurants and businesses throughout the Creative Corridor! First Friday Art Walk activities are free.
Pueblo’s First Friday Art Walk features more than paintings, photography, fiber arts, sculpture, glass and pottery. Many of the Creative Corridor’s art galleries and shops have special demonstrations of live art activities. There will be newly hung shows, refreshments, live music and entertainment. More information can be found at PuebloArts.org or follow on www.facebook.com/PuebloArts. For information on the Pueblo Creative Corridor, call 855-543-2430 or find at www.facebook.com/PuebloCreativeCorridor.
Mesa Junction District
Rawlings Main Library, 100 E. Abriendo Ave.— Join us in the Rawlings Library Courtyard from 6-7:30pm and kick off a rocking summer with live music from Blue Pepper Band, visit and take a photo with Paw Patrol’s Marshall & Chase, paint your own rock crafts and more! Complimentary appetizers and beverages. Come rock at the library and sign-up for Summer Reading! Free and open to the public.
Artisan Textile Co., 121 Broadway Ave.— Artisan Textile Co. is excited to have nationally acclaimed Tapestry Artist Marilyn Hoisington showcase her Contemporary Southwest Weavings at ATC. Join us at our maker’s table for fun woven pocket creatures. Light refreshments served.
The Avenue Art & Antiques, 112 Colorado Ave.—The Avenue Art & Antiques will be hosting an opening reception for Jim Redhawk, a regional- and national-award-winning painter and sculptor. We will have appetizers, drinks, and music as we showcase a collection of his amazing work.
Colorado Center for Metal Arts, 625 S. Union Ave.—Will be having a tool swap and sale. Jewelry tools mainly, but other craft/maker tools are welcome. In addition to the swap/sale there will be a First Friday open house with jewelry for sale from artists Michael Boyd, Pattie Parkhurst, Ryan Gardner, Josiah Trujillo and Dave Romero.
Union Avenue Historic District
Steel City Art Works, 216 S. Union Ave.— Opening Reception of “Colorado Inspired.” The featured artists are Catie Blickhahn, who will showcase her jewelry inspired by metal and other materials; Lynn Chapman, who will display Colorado landscapes and close-ups of horses and flowers using brilliant color with pastels; and Nancy Goodenough, who will explore landscapes, nature, and her love of people and animal faces in pastels.
Bite Me Cake Company, 322 S. Union Ave.— Featuring the artwork of April Duran from Pueblo, Colorado. She will have several pieces available, drawings, paintings and some urban graffiti and street art. April will also have a section in the bakery to showcase her talents live during the Art Walk.
Beyond the Creative Corridor
Blo Back Gallery, 131 Spring St.— Blo Back Gallery will be presenting a solo show titled “Plastic Flowers Never Die They Just Fade Away” by local artist Sam Ingo.