- Joel Rodgers
It’s a creative event that takes place the first Wednesday of each month. It’s the artwalk!
Downtown Shreveport’s monthly artwalk returns, with three celebrations wrapped into one fun evening! The Wednesday, Feb. 7 artwalk runs from 5-8 pm, is free to attend and all ages friendly. After 5pm, on-street parking is also free. The evening will feature two receptions, an exhibit opening, a dance performance, a new business open house, food and drink specials, a history talk, an opportunity to Sketch the City, and art and artists of all types and description!
708 Texas- ARTSPACE. On the Wall exhibit, featuring the work of Lisandra T Di Liberto Brown, Eric Francis and Wil Brown. The Inter City Row Modern Dance Company will also be performing a special dance created especially for artspace’ On the Wall exhibit!
708 Texas- PARISH TACEAUX. Enjoy a Parish Hurricane drink and Mardi Gras Taceaux specials.
624 Texas- THE LOFTS AT 624– Both the Lobby of the Lofts & the beautiful Mezzanine will be PACKED with artists and businesses opening especially for the Artwalk.
Kimberly Gable – woodwork
Paige Powell- graphic arts and purses
Mollie Mae Molisee-Vedis- multi-media art
Melissa June- string art and a new stock of ‘Mardi Dogs, Mardi Cats’
Faith Green- abstract painting
Susan Papp- jewelry
Rusty Carter- painting
Robert Trudeau- graphic creations, paintings, How to Mardi Gras books.
Join us for the opening of AT HOME ACADEMY! Photographer Neil Johnson will be their featured artist. Sign up for a drawing for a pair of Julie Glass earrings, savory/sweet samples from Southern Faire catering.
Other Artists on the Mezzanine:
Becky Homminga- Pottery
Tracy McComic, Wired & Sassy Jewelry- Louisiana-themed.
Jennifer Psalmonds- Abstract painting
Lauren Ross- celebrity-themed painting
Kevin Reynolds- BPCC student- his first exhibit! Wood painting.
Ross Lynn Foundation & One Great River feat. painting by Jim Huckabay
Other Businesses Open on the Mezzanine for ARTWALK:
Red River Acupuncture
Kathryn Gaienne Photography
Sweet Tee- local themed tees
RHINO AT THE LOFTS ARTWALK SPECIALS- Extended Happy Hour until 9 pm, 50% off beer, wine and liquor. 50% off ALL pastry items. Breakfast for Dinner- $7 (breakfast item + drink).
710 Travis- MARLENE YU MUSEUM featuring a reception, three exhibits, History in 5 Talk with Liz Swaine and Sketch the City with architect Mischa Farrell.
610 Texas – SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF ART (SUMAS)- OPENING of Black History Month exhibit -Master Louisiana Folk Artist and Southern University graduate, Wendell R. Wilson.
601 Texas- CRYSTAL STAIRS RESTAURANT–
Artists-Kristi Jones- Louisiana-themed paintings
Judy Doucet- acrylic painting
Betty Black- works by African-American artists such as 5 Cent Jones.
617 Texas- ROBINSON FILM CENTER ARTWALK SPECIAL- Happy Hour extended until 8 pm! Don’t forget their burger of the month!
711 Texas- JOSEPH GUIN SALON– amazing abstract works of Vanicka Terhune. Vanicka’s gallery and workspace is on the second floor of the salon.