Here’s hoping everyone attending Jackson Hole’s remarkable Fall Arts Festival 2010 is enjoying, exploring, and fully entertained! And buying. This post is the third and final of three for the 2010 Festival, listing events for Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, September 19. To view events scheduled earlier in the Festival, scroll down to view both previous Jackson Hole Art Blog posts.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
15th Annual Jackson Hole QuickDraw Art Sale and Auction 9:00 am. Watch some of the most widely recognized artists paint and sculpt on the Jackson Town Square–look for the elk antler arches. Artists get a shotgun start and have one hour to create works that will then be auctioned off. The 2010 Fall Arts Festival featured artwork, Joe Velazquez’s “Season of the Mountain Men,” will be sold. Free, open to the public.
The Best of Astoria Reception, 10:00am-12:00pm Astoria Fine Art. 307.733.4016 www.astoriafineart.com
Heather James Fine Art 11 AM – 6 PM. Special exhibition of mysterious, evocative images by artist Yoshio Ikezaki. His kinetic compositions, created without use of hands, but with a lot of special “chi,” exude different dynamics depending on the viewer’s orientation. A special demonstration by the artist takes place at 10:00 am, and again at 7:00 pm. Limited space; reserve your spot by emailing [email protected] or phoning 307.200.6090. www.heatherjames.com
Jackson Hole Art Auction 12:30 pm to finish. Approximately 250 works will be auctioned during this premier Western Art sale. Featuring works by Past and Present Masters of the American West, as well as the Taos Society of Artists, Deceased American Masters, and top Contemporary Western and Wildlife Artists. The Jackson Hole Art Auction is presented in association with Trailside Galleries and Gerald Peters Gallery. Jackson Hole Center for the Arts. 866.549.9278 www.jacksonholeartauction.com
A Horse of a Different Color House Artist Demonstration (following the QuickDraw) 1:00-5:00pm 307.734.9603, www.ahorseofadifferentcolorgalleryjh.com
Wilcox Gallery Many gallery artists will be demonstrating. Free, and open to the public; reception & artists at work 2-5:00 pm. Wilcox downtown gallery (110 Center Street) will serve tacos 6-8:00 pm. Wilcox Gallery “north” will provide sundae desserts, 6-8:00 pm. 307.733-6450, www.wilcoxgallery.com
(Happy Wedding Day to Taylor & Michael! Amelia Island, Georgia. Invitation only.)
(Happy 56th Anniversary Mom & Dad! )
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 (CLOSING DAY & International “Talk Like a Pirate” Day)
Art Brunch Gallery Walk 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. (times may vary slightly for individual galleries.) Various gallery locations. At this closing day celebration local galleries will be serving brunch items and festive beverages. Pay a leisurely visit to the galleries and purchase that special piece you really, really want. Art, brunch, and Bloody Marys (the drink, not the island trader character from Broadway’s South Pacific)! If you are driving home, please enjoy your bloody mary responsibly and have a designated driver at hand. Bring a sailor. We are a special island. Open to the Public.
West Lives On Gallery Open House 11:00am-2:00pm Featuring over 12 of West Lives On Gallery artists. 307.734.2888, www.westliveson.com
The Best of Astoria Reception 10:00am-1:00pm Astoria Fine Art 307.733.4016 www.astoriafineart.com