Comin’ Home – FF Art Walk
Your downtown Vincennes Art Galleries will help celebrate Lincoln Homecoming by offering new art experiences for friends of the arts, Friday, October 2, 5 – 8 p.m.
Art Space Vincennes at 521 Main will continue the exhibition Surfaces: Alicia Forestall Boehm, Forestall-Boehm, a Chicago-based artist, works with fabric and encaustic (pigmented beeswax). She describes her pieces as “abstract representations of urban history that often explore the physical and mental boundaries of the public and private spaces we inhabit”. Barbara Edwards will again treat visitors to her gourmet refreshments, made from locally sourced organic ingredients when available.
The Northwest Territory Art Guild 316 Main will open an exhibition of photographs by John Mulroony, who lives and works in Washington, Indiana. Mulroony is an accomplished musician and artist who works in a variety of disciplines. He will show expressive imagery based on his experiences in Vietnam with his Hoa Binh/Peace Project. In Mulrooney’s words:
“What brings peace? Are it the actions of governments, soldiers, or the sacred rest of our own? This retrospective consists of thirteen digital and acrylic enhanced canvases that record my tour of duty as a Military Policeman in Vietnam from January, 1968 thru April, 1969. These images I choose to remember.”
Art works in many different styles and media done by guild members will also be available for sale in the guild shop.
The Open Gallery 329 Main, will introduce the work of Emily Loehle, Professor of Ceramics in the Vincennes University Art Department. The exhibition, titled All You Can Eat, features Loehle’s cast ceramic replicas of food and food product. Loehle’s focus on food imagery encourages viewers to examine their attitudes toward and participation in our culture of production and consumption. The Open Gallery musicians will again provide live Irish music.
Posh Boutique 124A Main Street, will present a trunk show from 5 – 8 p.m. Jewelry from the Lilly Beck company will be presented by representative Courtney Martin.
Look for the large photographs from Lincoln High School yearbooks in the windows of the downtown stores. This project is supported by the Vincennes Central Business District.
Come down to Main Street and enjoy the festivities your hometown has to offer during another art-filled First Friday Art Walk!