Homer Alaska - Arts

Story last updated at 1:28 PM on Wednesday, August 31, 2011

First Friday Events

Art Shop Gallery

207 W. Pioneer Ave.

Treasure Corner, Ed Tussey exhibit

5-7:30 p.m., First Friday reception

Come early for the best selection of Art Shop treasures; Tussey exhibit through Sept. 20.

Bunnell Street Arts Center

106 W. Bunnell Ave.

Body of Evidence: social excavations, traces of plasticity, civic artifice and other expressions of ascension by Sheryl Maree Reily

5-7 p.m., First Friday opening reception; 6 p.m., artist's talk

Reily uses everyday material to explore technology and environment.

Fireweed Gallery

475 E. Pioneer Ave.

Into Plein Air, paintings by Elizabeth Chamberlain-Petersen, Kathy Smith and Alexandra Sonnenborn

5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Reception

Working in the open air, artists spontaneously and intuitively capture what is before them. Through Oct. 5.

Homer Council on the Arts

344 W. Pioneer Ave.

Got Talent, Aleut/Alutiiq carvings, jewelry and painting by Patrick Lind

5-7 p.m., First Friday opening and gallery reception

7 p.m. slide show presentation of Aleut and Alultiiq cultures and early explorer Alphonse Pinart.

Part of HCOA's multicultural, multiage programs.

Picture Alaska

448 E. Pioneer Ave.

This Summer in Oils, paintings by Don Kolstad

5-7:30 p.m., Artist's reception

Kolstad works in watercolors and oils.

Ptarmigan Arts Back Room Gallery

471 E. Pioneer Ave.

Come Sit. Stay. Art that Speaks for Itself, by Christine Smith and Joyce Coolidge

5-7 p.m., First Friday reception

Smith paints in oils and is a mosaic artist; Coolidge paints in oils and encaustic. Through Oct. 5.