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Hot Springs Gallery Walk

July 6, 2018 at 4:00 a.m.
Submitted photo FIRST FRIDAY: Art on display for the month of July will include this piece pictured above, "Meander 10 Scarp," by Robert Fogel at Justus Fine Art Gallery; "Ukulele Player" by Pat Langewis at Artists' Workshop Gallery; and "Mountain Journey" by David Warren at The Landmark Building.

The monthly Hot Springs Gallery Walk, 5-9 p.m. today, will showcase works of art created by local and visiting artists.

Featured artists are often present to discuss their pieces and guests will get the opportunity to see a wide range of fine art.

The free first Friday event and opening receptions are open to the public at the following galleries:

• Artists' Workshop Gallery, 610-A Central Ave. -- July featured artists are Pat Langewis and Kenney Maggard.

"Ukulele Player" by Pat Langewis

Langewis will be showing acrylic abstract paintings, watercolor paintings and textile art on silk. She has been recognized nationwide and has received a prestigious award through the Arkansas Heritage Council.

Maggard was born in the rural California town of Reedley in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The abundance of wildlife and scenic beauty instilled a deep appreciation for the wonders of the natural world, which inspired his photographing wildlife scenes and then drawing very realistic depictions.

The Featured Miniature Artists for July are Amarylis J. Ball and Jerry Matusky.

Artists' Workshop Gallery is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

• Brickhouse Grill, 801 Central Ave., and The Downtowner Marketplace, 714 Central Ave. -- Artist Jan Sullivan Booker, who goes by the name JSully, will be going back and forth between the restaurant and marketplace for Gallery Walk to discuss her art and the possibility of commissioned pieces of favorite celebrities, beloved pets or a special guardian angel. This month she is focusing on her Modern/Contemporary Folk Art Series. Her art will be on display during Gallery Walk and is on permanent display throughout both locations.

• Gallery Central, 800 Central Ave. -- The gallery will host Gallery Walk Gone Wild this month with paintings by animals of the Little Rock Zoo. All week, Gallery Central is showing the paintings with a chance to bid in a silent auction. All proceeds from the animal paintings will go toward the zoo. Several of the zookeepers will be in attendance during Gallery Walk. Artist James Hayes will be present with new animal-themed glass.

• Justus Fine Art Gallery, 827-A Central Ave. -- The July exhibit at Justus Fine Art Gallery will include new work by Dustyn Bork, Robert Fogel, Matthew Hasty, Dolores Justus, Jill Kyong and Sandra Sell. Work by Robyn Horn, Tony Saladino, Gene Sparling and others will also be featured. The exhibit will open with a reception from 5-9 p.m., and the show will be on display through July 31.

Owned by artist Justus, Justus Fine Art Gallery offers a wide range of original art including sculpture, paintings, ceramics and photography by recognized artists. Opening receptions are held in conjunction with the Hot Springs Gallery Walk. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, or by appointment. Call 501-321-2335 or visit online at http://www.justusfineart.com for more information.

• Landmark Building, 201 Market St. -- "Teachers Are Artists Too!", an art exhibit showcasing artwork created by Henderson State University, National Park College, and the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts past and current art instructors, is on display at the Landmark Building. The exhibit will run through Aug. 24 and is open Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and from 5-8 p.m. during Gallery Walk.

The exhibit showcases paintings, drawings, hand prints, photography, pottery and sculptures from artists Beverly Buys, Aaron Calvert, Hugh Dunnahoe, Margo Duvall, Thad Flenniken, Jim Larkin, Jennifer Seward, Gary Simmons, Richard Stephens, Katherine Strause, Lana Taliaferro, David Warren, Brad Wreyford, and Longhua Xu.

"Mountain Journey" by David Warren

Warren will be present at Gallery Walk to discuss his artist residency in Japan and demonstrate the art of Mokuhanga Japanese woodblock printmaking.

A three-day workshop, "From Design To Drawing To Painting," will be taught by Simmons and Stephens on July 25-27. Register online at http://www.HotSpringsArts.org.

Call 501-625-3837 for more information.

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