February 2018 First Friday Radar
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February 2018 First Friday Radar

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February 2018 First Friday Radar

Second Surface

Friday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art

2004 Baltimore Ave

Kansas City, MO 64108

Ceramics artist and the Chair of the Ceramics Department at the Kansas City Art Institute, Cary Esser, presents a new series of wall reliefs using inspiration from visiting the ancient caves of Cappadocia, Turkey and seeing examples of the Native American Parflech, folded rectangles of hide that form carrying cases.

Alignments

Friday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art

2004 Baltimore Ave

Kansas City, MO 64108

Marcus Cain presents a series of paintings inspired as a reply to the constant stream of information experienced in our hyperactive world. Using a method of stamping on canvas with pieces of wood dipped in colored paint, he weaves patterns that create textures that both come together and break apart.

Punk Rox, Hum Drum, and Ditties

Friday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Imagine That! KC

2010 McGee St.

Kansas City, MO 64108

Imagine That! Kansas City presents a collaborative exhibition comprising of textile drawings by painter Laurena Roytberg and the artists at Imagine That! Roytberg’s practice focuses on exploring how to filter her research of the grid, the feedback loop, spacetime and the human perception of optical information through quilt-making.

The Length of an Arc, The Closing of a Loop 

Friday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Beggar’s Table Church & Gallry

2010 Baltimore Ave

Kansas City, MO 64108

Daniel Chase and Patricia Graham collaborate through an installation of analog animations projected onto sculptural paintings.

Monica Dixon: Compersion Opening Reception 

Friday 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Fraction Print Studio & Exhibition Space

130 W 18th St.

Kansas City, MO 64108

A solo exhibition, Compersion showcases the digital prints and sculptural installation of Monica Dixon. The images explore displaced sensuality through soft forms and colorful gestures in familiar but unrecognizable spaces, while the installations distort materials like fabric and foam that support the active and resting states of the human body.

Darkness with Blue Sky

Friday 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Greenlease Gallery

1100 Rockhurst Rd.

Kansas City, MO 64110

French-born artist Myriam Mechita presents paintings, sculptures, and drawings previously shown in Los Angeles, Berlin, Paris, and London.

All Tomorrow’s Parties : Film Screening & Object Release

Friday 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

La Esquina

1000 W 25th St.

Kansas City, MO 64108

Tonight a free screening of Donald Cammell’s Demon Seed followed by a discussion moderated by Melissa Lenos. Also, an ‘idealized object release’ will take place featuring Aaron Storck. The Exhibition is  a display of new works by Corey Antis, Hadley Clark, Kelly Clark, Jonah Criswell, Olivia Gibb, Will Henry, Caitlin Horsman, Peyton Pitts, and Allan Wrinkler, curated by Jonah Criswell and Kelly Clark. These artists see the strange, surreal and unlikely in their own work as a reflection of their time.

chance diaries: dream things

Friday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

KCAI Crossroads Gallery

1819 Grand Blvd.

Kansas City, MO 64108

KCAI alumni Christopher Leitch participates in an this exhibition and gallery residency showcasing new objects and drawings detailing his extensive dream journals.

 

 

 

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