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New shows open for Bainbridge Island's First Friday Art Walk

Bainbridge First Friday Art Walk

The First Friday Art Walk runs from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 6.  The Library and BPA shows open from 5-7 p.m.

First Friday Art Walk is an artist-driven event which has grown to include local galleries, businesses and restaurants. Visit for a list of participating venues.


Bainbridge Arts & Crafts  151 Winslow Way

Bainbridge Arts & Crafts presents a one-man show of work by Inupiaq artist Lawrence “Ulaaq” Ahvakana.  (See story on left.) Artist Talk: At 12:30 p.m. Jan. 7 in the Gallery, Ahvakana will discuss the cultural core of his art and the story of how he has developed it, extending it to new mediums, especially glass. Free.  For more information, visit

Bainbridge Performing Arts  200 Madison Ave. 5-7 p.m.

BPA presents “Only Human,” an exhibit by Bainbridge photographer Harry Longstreet that offers a documentarian glimpse at the human condition captured in unposed and revealing moments.  For more information, call 842-1163 or visit

Bainbridge Public Library  1270 Madison Ave.  5-7 p.m.

An artist’s reception for Kristin Alvarado’s mixed media exhibit is from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 6 in the Library meeting room. The exhibit features mixed media collage using paper, paint, colored pencils and marker on canvas, wood or plexi-glass. For more information, visit

Director’s Gallery  126 Madrone Lane

Director’s Gallery shows contemporary works.

OfficeXpats  403 Madison Ave. Suite 240, upstairs Pavilion

“American Street Philosophers: in Pursuit of Happiness” is a series of 30 Northwest natural photos by Steve Wilson. An photojournalist with a portfolio from the World’s Fair to “LIFE” and “National Geographic” magazines, Wilson has turned his attention to listening and photographing street people. For more information, visit

The Island Gallery  400 Winslow Way, #120

Island Gallery’s First Friday reception features wood furniture and sculpture created from Northwest and exotic woods; museum quality textile art (batik, shibori, ikat and other weavings exhibited as wall hangings and wearables); wood fired ceramics from the finest potters in America; and unique jewelry. For more information, visit

Roby King Gallery  176 Winslow Way

Roby King Gallery presents its annual New Year Gala All Gallery Artist Exhibition featuring work by almost 40 artists. For more information, visit

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