First Friday offers many special treats this week. Among them is one of a kind artist Stephen Gambone. The Community Room on King will feature his exhibit “Fusion Art: Mixed Media by Stephen Gambone” during April. Gambone tells a story in each simple detail. His artistic expression consists of recycled stories and emotion. The exhibit will run the full month. The Community Room on King is located at 106 West King Street. Meet Gambone at First Friday!
Gambone also has works exhibited at the Annex 24 Gallery, 24 West Walnut Street. Lori Lee is the feature artist tonight. Her exhibit is ArchiTexture. In addition to Lee and Gambone, other exhibiting artists are Jay Crist, Ben Deluca, Loryn Spangler-Jones, Lourdes Torres-Shepard, Spindle & Spire, Kenny Kidd, Charlie Barton and Gabriella Pistyur. The Gallery will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
For generations, Czechs and Slovaks have been transforming the simple eggs into magnificent works of creativity. These eggs are symbols of hope and rebirth and generally gifted at baptisms, weddings, birthdays and the such. You can see these tonight from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at one of Lancaster’s hidden delights – Delikátní. The shop is located at 24 North Mulberry Street.
Eggs are the focal point at Gallery on Market tonight as well. Cindy Schlosser’s exhibit, Eggstravaganza, features hand painted wooden eggs. The exhibit will also include spring bowl patterns and antique panels and shutters. Singer/songwriter Emily Long will provide live music. The Gallery is located at 15 West King Street.
Robert Patierno, a founder of the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, will be the featured artists at City Hall Annex. The Annex will be open tonight from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Annex is located at 120 North Duke Street.
Cindy Price is the featured artist in April at the Steeple View Lofts. She is described as an “abstract realist.” Stop in at the Steeple View Lofts on First Friday, tour the apartments and view Price’s artwork. The Lofts are located at 118 North Water Street.
Carol Galligan will be the featured artist at the Regitz Gallery at the Ware Center this month. Galligan will be in attendance on First Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. as her exhibit, Mountains & Waterways, is unveiled. The Ware Center is located at 42 North Prince Street. Her exhibit will be shown through 27 April. Galligan’s artwork will be joined by many other artists of note, including Lancaster’s Liz Hess, Christaine David, Susan Gottlieb and Gail Gray. Music will be by Corty Byron in the Lyet Lobby.
The Ware Center will also feature an exhibit titled “Under the Surface” on Friday. The artists are teens from the Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center. The artwork was created as part of their ArtSmart program. The Ware Center is located at 42 North Prince Street.
Aaron Shiflet will be the featured artist at Roaring Brook Market this month. Shiflet is a Lancaster City artist, a realtor, a musician, and the founder of The Fulton Street Arts Cooperative. His exhibit, “From Local Life,” will be featured during First Friday and run through 31 May.
“Folklore” will be the featured exhibit at the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D) through 18 April. The contemporary works of art by Amy Cutler, Clare Grill, Clare Rojas and others will be featured during the month long exhibit. PCA&D is handicapped accessible. The school is located at 204 N Prince Street.
Sadradeen Ameen will exhibit “Utopian Dream” at the Artisans Gallery Fine Art & Craft, 114 North Prince Street. The exhibit will run through 26 April.
Philips Museum of Art at F&M College will be open on First Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Many other galleries throughout the City will be participating tonight as well. Be sure to grab your umbrellas though. The National Weather Service (NWS) is calling for an evening of rain.
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