Student art highlight of First Friday

Art lovers can add a new venue to their art walk on First Friday: a show of art created by Homer Connections students from classes they’ve taken this semester. Homeschooled students who took art classes this semester show their work from 3-4 p.m. Friday at All Hopped Up Espresso on West Pioneer Avenue.

Another collection of art by varied artists continues at Bunnell Street Arts Center with its annual 10×10 members show. Artists were invited to submit works in any medium, but with one limitation. Art could be no bigger than 10-inches squared or 10-inches cubed. More than 30 artists answered the call. A silent auction closes at 6 p.m. Friday with an artists talk at that time.

New shows include work by Amy Kruse at Grace Ridge Brewing, John Lofgreen at Fireweed Gallery and Sebastian Troy Pierre at Ptarmigan Arts.

Homer Council on the Arts won’t have a First Friday showing as it prepares for the Nutcracker Faire on Saturday and Sunday at Homer High School. HCOA will have a Second Friday show next week when students in Gundega Sneptse’s Puzuri class show work made in the Latvian tradition of ornaments and hanging sculptures made from reeds and other natural materials.

To show appreciation for customers who have supported art at the Art Shop Gallery, the first 50 visitors on Friday get a special gift, and everyone can enter a drawing for a Jon Van Zyle framed art card.

Michael Armstrong can be reached at michael.armstrong@homernews.com.

More in Community

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting… Continue reading

Ralph (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)
Pet of the week: Ralph

Ralph is a handsome fellow who is patiently waiting for adoption. He’s… Continue reading

Dairy-free dinner rolls only take a little bit of time and a few substitutions. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
Baking for everyone

Whip up dairy-free dinner rolls with a few simple substitutions.

Aurora-Skye Alavazo

Aurora-Skye Alavazo was born at 11:59 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at… Continue reading

The masthead for the Homer Weekly News.
Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

Town Crier

Bear Creek Winery Garden of Lights will return this December with Christmas… Continue reading

Jim Levine, left, watches as his Diamond Ridge driveway gets plowed on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, near Homer, Alaska. Over the Thanksgiving Day weekend, some areas of the southern Kenai Peninsula got up to 3 feet of snow. The weekend forecast calls for clear and cold on Friday, with a 70% chance of snow on Sunday, (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Homer’s Best Bets

Buckle up, Betster persons. It’s Dec. 2, and Homer holiday fun starts… Continue reading

Most Read