Second Friday Artist Festival
In The Meantime Gallery at the Loveland Feed & Grain (Loveland CO)
Friday May 10, 2013 from 6-9pm
The Historic Loveland Feed and Grain will play host to regional visual artists and musicians for Second Friday arts festival. Local musicians and artists will be showing their talent through performance, demonstrations, art sales and food from the Chaulkboard Gourmet Express Food Truck with tours offered by NOVO Restoration. Two installations by Abbie R Powers and Brett Mulnix, and Dina Kalahar will also be a part of the tour. The event will be at the Historic Feed and Grain building, at 130 W. 3rd St. in Loveland Co, on May 10th, 2013, from 6 to 9 PM.
Outside there will be artist demo booths as well as art sales booths. For this event booth space will be free and artists are encouraged to contact the Feed and Grain for information about how to be a part of the event. On the porch local musicians, including a 5 piece band called The Holdfast, will play with the building as a backdrop. Inside the main gallery work by several regional artists will be on display including two installations to celebrate May History Month. Hundreds of historic photographs, collected by historian Diane V. Littlefield from around the world, are on display. A chronology made with recovered Feed and Grain documents, transcribed and ordered by artist Olivia Lowe, outline the history of the building and the people who worked within it. In the East Gallery of the Feed and Grain, students from Bill Reed, Con Ball, Lucile Erwin, and Walt Clark middle schools will be displaying black and white photographic prints developed in the Bill Reed darkroom. Viewers can also enjoy porcelain, and glass installations by professional artists Abbie R Powers, Brett Mulnix, and Dina Kalahar.
The students involved with this project are Gifted and Talented students, sponsored by Shadowing in the Arts, and Loveland Integrated School of the Arts (LISA). LISA is dedicated to students who require special provisions to meet their developmentally advanced needs. LISA challenges and nurtures artistic students through programs that integrate the arts into one another, and into the core curriculum's of social studies, math, and science. The Historic Loveland Feed and Grain is home to some of the Front Range's most innovative art events, cultural happenings and community gatherings. Located in West Loveland, the Feed and Grain has hosts several art events throughout the year, including the annual Love + Light Exhibit. The old office was re-purposed into the permanent exhibit space In The Meantime Gallery which houses and features the work of several local artists including Ildanach Studios, Fox Ryde Gardens, Robert Campagna, Abbie R Powers, Dina Kalahar, Jacqueline McKinney, Chelsea Gilmore and Selina Karim. In The Meantime Gallery is open every second Friday from 6-9pm.