Come hop East Market District’s art galleries! All this art for one stop, open late and free to the public for the Republic Bank First Friday Hop June 2, 6 to 9 pm.
Garner Narrative (642 E. Market St.) shows Philip Campbells’s “Short Stories of Love and Maladjustments” – installations of stabilized fresh blossoms, and 3D paintings carved from mahogany. Opening reception with the artist.
Paul Paletti Gallery (713 E. Market St.) features Bill Owen’s historic, timely Naked man at Altamont as part of “Recent Acquisitions and Other Treasures.”
PYRO Gallery (909 E. Market St.) shows “The Changing Land,” paintings by Corie Neumayer exploring extreme weather events in the landscape, and ceramic vessels by guest artist Matt Gaddie. Opening reception with the artists.
St. John’s Art Spot
(637 E. Market) features “House of Medal – two twin sisters creating one of a coin jewelry in Louisville KY.” – with the artists.
Swanson Contemporary (638 E. Market St.) shows “For the Children of Flowers” by Joe McGee. Brushy, emotional floral paintings pay tribute to backyard family gardening tradition. Opening reception with the artist.
Zephyr Gallery (610 E. Market St.) shows “PROJECT 18: NATURALL” – explorations of nature and obsolescence by Leticia R. Bajuyo, Ezra Kellerman, Claire Larkin Pope, Rachel Singel. Curated by Karen Gillenwater. Opening reception.
On your way in or out of NuLu, stop by “Mothers, Immigrants and other Women of Courage in Kentucky” – photoethnography by Mari Mujicaat at the Wayside Expressions Gallery (120 W. Broadway St.). Opening reception with the artist.