Friday, November 16, 6-9pm
Third Fridays in Yellow Springs involve many galleries and cafes being open to provide artistic entertainment. During November’s Third Friday Fling, Urban Handmade (241 Xenia Ave) will be having an Open House, and Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery is hosting performance artist & alum Adam Rose at 8pm. Afterwards, stop by Peach’s Grill to enjoy Emma Woodruff & the Ruffians performing at 10pm. Start your weekend with a feast for the senses!
John Bryan Community Pottery, 100 Dayton St, Holiday Sale Preview Show
The “Pot Shop” is hosting a Preview Show for its Holiday Sale, which features wood fired pottery. The Holiday Sale officially starts on December 8 & 9 with a wood firing and the opening of the Exchange Show with Clayspace from Columbus. This is an exciting time to visit John Bryan Community Pottery.
Spirited Goat Coffee House, 118 Dayton St, Selected Works from Anna
Stop in to hear great local “live” music and enjoy the bold artwork of Anna. An explosive set of graffiti-influenced images is waiting for you! Spirited Goat provides vibrant and friendly environs, ideal for a relaxing conversation in the midst of great art. Among The Goat’s permanent collection is a Brian Maughan original!
Village Artisans, 100 Corry St, Winter Wonderland – A Holiday Gift Gallery
The Opening Reception for the Winter Wonderland – A Holiday Gift Gallery show highlights work from a diverse range of local artists in keeping with the holiday season. Enjoy beverages, hors d’oeuvres and the company of interesting creative individuals. Village Artisans is always a fun and comfortable place to be!
YS Arts Council Gallery, 111 Corry St, REINCARNATED: The NEW Forever Life of Plastic Trash
Sondy Kai uses original "guerilla" crochet techniques coupled with specially crafted tools to create her "creatures" composed of post-consumer plastic trash. The result is singular, and environmentally-friendly. Join us in appreciating "green" art at her Opening Reception. Sondy invites you to show up “PLASTICIZED”!
“would you, could you” In A Frame, 113 Corry St, Visages of Birds by Lee Funderburg
Local artist Lee Funderburg is inspired by the flora and fauna that he interacts with daily, and his vibrantly colored paintings are dynamic. Enjoy his series of bird-focused watercolors and oils in this contemporary art gallery displaying fine work and distinctive pieces from regional & national artists and craftspeople.
The Winds Café, 215 Xenia Ave, Paula Womacks: The Storytellers Landscape
Enjoy a truly incredible meal at The Winds in the midst of a stunning collection of dry felt paintings from Paula Womacks. Womacks employs thoughtful ‘pastel-esque’ color schemes, invoking a sense of the abstract in her images. You will be thrilled with the experience – from the subtle flavors to the food presentation to the artwork.
Main Squeeze, 229 Xenia Ave, The Art of Claire B
Main Squeeze has created a perky art space for highlighting an eclectic mix of artwork from such local artists as Claire Alemdar, Christine Klinger and Johanna Smith. Stop by for a refreshing smoothie or some fresh squeezed juice and enjoy the bright & happy atmosphere that the Main Squeeze Team has created!
Springs Gallery, 220 Xenia Ave, Kings Yard, New Abstract Paintings by Christine Klinger
Springs Gallery presents abstract paintings and sculptures by Christine Klinger. The show includes her newest landscapes and florals as well as a sampling of her figurative/narrative clay sculptures. Springs Gallery exhibits a wide variety of original fine arts, signature crafts and gift items by local and regional artists.
Eddie Eckenrode Gallery, 220 Xenia Ave, Kings Yard, Paintings by Eddie Eckenrode
The Eddie Eckenrode (Memorial) Gallery, a public art gallery since 1996, is now housed at the new location of Sam & Eddie’s Open Books in Kings Yard. Enjoy Eddie Eckenrode’s expressive and colorful artwork while browsing through the wonderful collection of greeting cards and other curios that the shop is known for!
Emporium Wines & Underdog Café, 233 Xenia Ave, Artwork by Kelly Lecko
Kelly Lecko brings a Dali-esque twist to many of her paintings, and Lecko’s work has a sharpness that is both impactful and invigorating. Stop by the Emporium during November’s Third Friday Fling in the Springs and enjoy wine tasting accompanied by the music of Gary Arnold & Stone Soul Soup.
Sunrise Café, 259 Xenia Ave, Karen Santilli Photography
"Finally Home" is just one of many great photographs being featured by Karen Santilli. With a strong sensitivity to the emotions exerted by still objects, Santilli's work is impactful! Sunrise Cafe offers a variety of delicious dishes and signature drinks to satisfy the palate. An ideal place to end your evening!
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