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Fairfield First Fridays hosts scavenger hunt

Apr 04, 2018

Join Fairfield First Fridays for a scavenger hunt from 6-9 p.m. Friday through the downtown shops and galleries.

Each item on the list that you send a picture of will be an entry in a drawing to win one of four spring baskets.

Visit the participating shops below, find the items listed, snap a picture and you can submit it three different ways: Post it to the Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk Facebook page; email it to fairfieldartwalk@gmail.com; or text the photo to 641-233-8883. Fliers will be at each location with the items, contact information and addresses.

Entries will be totaled over the weekend. Four names will be drawn and the winners contacted Monday to schedule picking up the baskets.


Shops and galleries

•Americus Gallery will be showing Christopher Kufner’s original oil paintings, featuring Italian/French landscapes, figurative works and large-format photography on archival paper of the Tuscan countryside. Also showing are: original oil paintings by Kim Kufner; new watercolor and ink paintings by Genevra Bell; art glass vases by David Lotton; and diochroic glass jewelry by Pedro Lujano. Scavenger Hunt Item: the Poplars and Poppy Field Painting.

•Art FiftyTwo is opening a new exhibit, “The Paint Goes On!” with recent paintings by Jim Weidle. Scavenger Hunt Item: the Art FiftyTwo gallery or logo.

•At Home Scavenger Hunt Item: the yarn.

•Carnegie Historical Museum invites visitors to check out more of the newly acquired Edward S. Curtis photo collection. Scavenger Hunt Item: one of the many exhibits or the Leap Frog statue out front.

•Chickadee’s Scavenger Hunt Item: one of the many puppets.

•Crest Jewel displays include David Kupferman’s abstract acrylics and Terrence Kennedy’s mixed media. Scavenger Hunt Item: a painting with a yellow sky.

•Fairfield Art Association will host the Fairfield High School Student Art Show at the Fairfield Arts & Conveniotn Center. Local artist Kathy Tollenaere’s recent works will be in the Hallway Gallery. Scavenger Hunt Item: a piece of FHS art or one of Tollenaere’s bird sketches.

•Heartland Acupuncture’s Scavenger Hunt Item: the floral privacy screen.

•ICON Gallery will display work by: Brad Covington, director of Anomaly Gallery in Ottumwa; Ann Klingensmith, professor of art at Iowa Wesleyan in Mt. Pleasant; Matt and Sarah Kargol of the Oskaloosa Art Center; Mark McWhorter, art department head at Indian Hills Community College; and Mike Rutherford, creator of the blog, painterbread.com. Scavenger Hunt Item: the ICON logo.

•Kim’s Kottage’s Scavenger Hunt Item: Iowa “HOME” pillowcase.

•Paul Morehead Gallery will have the whimsical, enchanting work of Paul Morehead and JacQueline Kumer. Their work often involves esoteric knowledge, archetypes and the relationship of humans and nature. Scavenger Hunt Item: any piece of artwork by either Morehead or Kumer.

•Revelations will highlight the following artists: Peter Clemens: yantras; Everett Day: artwork; Freddy Fonseca: photographs; John Schrimer: paintings. Music by Hannelore Stimson, Cello and Piano, will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Scavenger Hunt Item: the OM Yantra.

•Thymely Solutions’s Scavenger Hunt Item: a cup and saucer set.

•Too Good 2 Be Threw’s Scavenger Hunt Item: a metal flower sculpture.

Bonus items in the Scavenger Hunt for extra entries are: clock tower, gazebo, Lee Gobble statue, Fairfield First Fridays poster and Fairfield First Fridays board member -- they’ll be wearing bunny ears.

For information, email fairfieldartwalk@gmail.com or call Marla Brader at 641-233-8883.

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