First Friday—October 2


First Friday is a monthly art event featuring exhibit openings at many Downtown art galleries and additional exhibition venues. Several spaces offer receptions.

The Art Life Studio Recent works by Jill Baskin and Heather McNulty, 5:30-7:30pm.

An image by Milenko Katic at C’ville Arts

Art Upstairs Gallery “Patron Art Show: Everyone’s a Winner,” works by multiple artists, 5-8pm.

BozArt Graphite drawings of portraits, stills and landscapes by Michele Price, 5-9pm.

The Bridge/Progressive Arts Initiative “Harvest,” featuring works by Greg Stewart, Jason Polan, Travis Robertson, Allyson Mellberg, Jeremy Taylor and more, 6-8pm.

C’ville Arts Works by Milenko Katic, 5-9pm.

Eloise “Hand in Hand,” works by Beth Neville Evans, Shelby Fischer and Frankie Slaughter, 5pm.

Fellini’s #9 “Eclectica” by Martin Phillips, 5:30-7:30pm.

Firenze Silver Recent mixed media and acrylics by Darrell Rose, 5:30-8pm.

The Gallery at Fifth and Water “Beyond the Bars,” works in multiple media by inmates from the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail, 5:30-8pm.

The Garage Works by James Ford, 6pm.

La Galeria “Autumn’s First Blush,” oil paintings by Ruth Hembree, 5-8pm.

McGuffey Art Center Oil works by Bob Anderson, Cynthia Burke and Michelle Gagliano; recent works by Rachel Kerwin; black-and-white photographs by Christopher Rok, 5:30-7:30pm.

Nest Realty Group Landscape paintings by Amy Varner and jewelry by Whitney Stevens, 5-8pm.

The Paramount Theater Winning entries to Ivy Creek Foundation’s recent photography contest, 5-7pm.

Sage Moon Gallery Works by Ronda Raban and photographs by Charlottesville High School students, 6-8pm.

Second Street Gallery “Fairytales and Reveries,” photographs by John Grant; “Daemons,” photographs by Georgianne Stinnett; “Happily Ever After,” fictional scenes in multiple media by Marko Maetamm, 5:30-7:30pm.