ArtWalk will be June 2nd and held throughout town ranging in time from 4-10pm. This event is held mostly in the heart of the downtown historic district and now other parts of the Island. ArtWalk is a free event that takes place in existing commercial galleries, non-profit art spaces, and what are called “other walls,” restaurants, and retail stores. For a brochure listing all participants, stop by the Galveston Arts Center located at 2127 Strand St. or go to galvestonartscenter.org. All events are free. Various artworks will be for sale. Future dates are June 2nd, July 14th, August 25th, October 14th, and November 24th.
Affaire d’Art (2227 Postoffice St., Suite B, (409)789-0079, affairedart.com) – “Spring into Art” is currently on exhibit showcasing a diverse selection of original works in fine arts media including painting, drawing, photography, 3-D, and mixed media.
Alchemy Studio & Gallery (2208 Postoffice St., (713)823-7952) – “Alchemy: A Mysterious Transformation” featuring works by Regina Lee and Dana Dorman is on exhibit this month.
Beta Gallery Fine Art by Mary K. Farragher (2328 Strand, Ste. 206, (409)370-3707, facebook.com/BetaGalleryMaryKFarragher) – This month, new work by Mary K. Farragher, Chalda Maloff, Robert Dampier, Jan Arthur Harrell, Edward Drozdik, Leslie Le Cornu, Ulysses Penfield, Jussi Tinnemeyer, Jeffery Piper, Jim Hauser, and architect David Mullican are on exhibit.
Elizabeth Punches Gallery (403 22nd St., (740)624-7797) – Come see new original oils and prints on aluminum works by Elizabeth Punches. Select works will be available for sale.
From the HeART Gallery (2111 Postoffice St., (409)300-3009, fromtheheart.gallery) – Come by and check out the new gallery featuring all types of artistic creations representing a variety of local artisans, photographers, sculptors, designers, and crafters.
G. Lee Gallery (2211 Strand, #107B, (409)996-5040, gleegallery.net) – Now in a new location, welcome to the new gallery featuring paintings by George Lee and other gallery artists.
Galveston Arts Center (2127 Strand St., (409)763-2403, galvestonartscenter.org) – On exhibit through May 27th, GAC currently has three exhibitions. In the first-floor gallery, the exhibition “Stratiforms” features work by Robin Dru Germany, Jason Makepeace, and Page Piland. In the second-floor 1878 Gallery, Chance Dunlap presents his hand-crafted fishing lures. In the second-floor Brown Foundation Gallery, Marcos Lutyens and Laray Polk’s installation “The Trinity River Project” presents perceptions of the Trinity River.
Galveston Art League (2117A Postoffice St., (409)621-1008, galvestonartleague.com) – The Spring 2018 Juried Show highlights include the Best of Show winner as well as works on canvas, works on paper, photography, two-dimensional mixed media, and 3-D works such as sculpture, pottery, and jewelry.
Galveston Artist Residency (2521 Ships Mechanic Row, (409)974-4446, galvestonartistresidency.org) – “Adam Putnam: Reclaimed Empire / The Unseen Obelisk” is currently on exhibit.
Heard Gallery (411 25th St., (903)357-9073, theheardgallery.com) – The Heard Gallery in Downtown Galveston offers colorful beach-styled oil paintings and fine art giclee prints on canvas and archival papers.
J Bangle’s Silk Stocking Gallery (25th & Avenue L, (409)763-6161) – “French Garden and Art Market” with featured artists Sue Bown, Laura Greiner, and Loretta Trevino is currently on exhibit.
The Proletariat Gallery (2221 Market St., (409)356-9092, proletariatgallery.com) – On exhibit is “The Many Pieces of Me – Fine Art by Christina Lynn Todaro.”
René Wiley Gallery (2128 Postoffice St., (409)750-9077, renewileyart.com) – Brenda J. Bunten-Schlosser “My Perspective” is on exhibit. The gallery also has coastal inspired tree sculptures from James Phillips, wooden bowls by Dale Hooks, fabric mosaics by Brenda Bunten-Schloesser, and glass sculptures by Bill Meek.
Studio 84 (2315 Mechanic St., (832)857-3621) – Opening June 2nd will be “New Ship Models” by Gia Nhien, and features paintings by Kristina Galytska.
Third Coast Gallery (2413 Mechanic, (409)974-4661 or (281)900-0444, thirdcoastgalleries.com) – New paintings by Nubia Gala are currently on exhibit. Through her use of passionate, vibrant reds, mixed with shades of ochre and deep intense swipes of black, Nubia brings to the viewer the passageways and portals she has experienced.
Vacations on Canvas (2204 Postoffice St., Suite A, (409)974-4066, vacationoncanvas.com) – On display this month is “Life on the Island Is One Long Weekend – Original Oil Paintings by Robert Peterson.”
Water’s Edge Studio and Gallery (1302 21st St., (409)762-1925, galvestonwatersedge.com) – Painter Gayle Reynolds will be working on “Ships and Palm,” her art show for ArtWalk on June 2nd. Rex Reynolds has introduced a new color on his Adirondack Tallboys.
Mosquito Café (628 14th St., (409) 763-1010, mosquitocafe.com) – Opening June 2nd, “Bonnie Blue: Art That Makes U Smile” will be shown. There will be a reception 6-9pm.
The Tremont House (2300 Mechanic St., (409)763-0300, thetremonthouse.com) – On exhibit for ArtWalk, June 2nd, 6-9pm, will be “Jurate Kopecky: L’Orologio” featuring geometric abstract paintings.
Zipp E-Bikes (2311 Mechanic St., (409)539-3323, zippebikes.com) – On exhibit is an introduction to the “Photographic Works of Michael Proia” with an open reception June 2nd, 6-9pm.