First Friday in May
May 3, 2013 * 5-8pm
Celebrate art and the start of a new season at the Arts Council’s 13th Annual Celebration of the Sea Art Walk! Enjoy new art pieces by local artists, music, refreshments, and fun! Start at any participating location, and enjoy a wonderful spring evening of art! More special events follow on May 4th!
Art Walk Locations
Twisted Tree . 726 Water
NEW location! Sculpture by Justin Hoyt with Chris, Brandon and Chase Hoyt. Acrylic work by Debbie Hoyt. New unique clay jewelry by India Hudson
Main Street Gallery . 330 Main
Opening reception for Sandy Shepard and Becki Hesedahl’s “YOU Inspire Me”, showcasing new artwork inspired by the environment and their friendship
Alaska Northern Lights . 206 Main
Check out our new styles!
Artisan Market at the Alaska Fish House . 5 Salmon Landing
Featuring local artists
Scanlon Gallery . 318 Mission
Featuring silversmith George Estrella, Barbara Rhodes with Meema Lace Bare Claws knitted wrist warmers plus new originals by Gwyn Martin
Arctic Spirit Gallery. 318 Mission
Featuring Tom Booth, Tsimshian carver from Metlatkatla
Forget-Me-Not Sweater Shoppe . 605 Mission
All the finest products carried year round for your wearing pleasure!
Crazy Wolf Studio . 607 Mission
Specializing in authentic Northwest Coast Native art – come see what Ken’s been up to!
Parnassus Books . 105 Stedman Street
Check out the gardening section and enter a drawing for a copy of “Gardening in Southeast Alaska”. Also drawing for the award winning “Beneath Cold Seas”, a collection of stunning photos
Tongass Historical Museum . 629 Dock
Opening reception for the summer exhibit, “Our Town, the Life and Times of Ketchikan”
Soho Coho Gallery . #5 Creek Street
New work by gallery artists, new t-shirts by Ray Troll, new quirky stuff for summer plus yummy food!
Alaska Eagle Arts Gallery . #5 Creek Street
New works in Glass and Bronze by Marvin Oliver
Fish Creek Company . #13 Creek, near Cape Fox Tram
Photography by Hamilton Gelhar, Fresh Soap by Debbie Hilton, Wood Jigsaw Puzzles, Native Alaskan Jewelry by Gene Chilton, Leather Purses and Baby Moccasins. 50% off Sale on Selected Framed Photography and Steel Artwork during Art Walk. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and enter your name for a FREE Jigsaw Puzzle
Ketchikan Dry Goods . 219 Stedman
New jewelry by Janine Gibbons, Ivy Rose and Christie Karrow. New bird paintings by Katie Leese
Chinook and Company . 307 Stedman
Featuring new work by Lisa Sayer and other great finds
Starboard Frames & Gifts . Plaza Mall, 1st floor
4:00-7:00 p.m. Celebrate the “Starboard Boutique” addition, with artful accessories and serving ware. Features new block print “In Seine” by Brian Elliot, new original by Dave Rubin, plus new works by Spring Moon, Jeremy Barry and Mike Gates
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Special Events – Friday, May 3
From Conception to Completion – Ketchikan’s newest public art pieces
Ketchikan Public Library, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Hear from the artists how they went from concept to finished piece, learn more about Ketchikan Public Art Works
Public Art Tour on the Art Bus
Begins at the Public Library
Visit “The Rock” with Dave Rubin, plus a look at Thundering Wings and Stephen Jackson’s Jewel Raven and Saltwater Beaver piling caps plus join Terry Pyles for a sneak peak at his new “Yeltatzie’s Salmon”
Blessing of the Fleet
Alaska Fish House dock, 5:30 p.m.
Come watch the blessing by First City Ministries from the dock and then enjoy appetizers at the Alaska Fish House. Fish provided by E.C. Phillips.
Premiere Screenings of Ketchikan: The Timber Years and Ketchikan: The Bush Pilots
Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, 50 Main
Shows at 5:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Live Jazz at Creek Street Cabaret
123 Stedman Street
Doors open at 5:00 p.m., Music starts at 7:00 p.m.
Ketchikan CHARR’s “A Taste of Ketchikan”
New KVB Visitors Center on Berth 2 dock
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
$20. Proceeds to benefit the Ketchikan CHARR Educational Fund Scholarship, 21+ only
Cut Plug – POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2013
Annual Shanties of the Sea
O’Brien’s Pub & Eatery, 211 Stedman , 7:30 p.m.
Join Greg Thomas for a rollicking good time, featuring Guinness-battered fish and chips.
Special Events – Saturday, May 4
International Pilotbread Festival
Plaza Mall, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Arts & crafts booths, games and family fun!
Artist Demonstration at the Main Street Gallery,
Artists Sandy Shepard and Becki Trachsel-Hesedahl discuss and demonstrate their process for pieces in their exhibit, “YOU Inspire Me”. Free and open to the public.