First Friday gallery hop this week
07:22 AM, Jul 31, 2013
Hannah Thompsett, artist-in-residence for the past year at Genesee Pottery, will be holding an exhibit of the work she has created there through Aug. 30. The opening reception is from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Thompsett works with paper and clay to create sculptures that have built on the one created before it. The exhibit is at Genesee Center for the Art, 713 Monroe Ave. Go to geneseearts.org.
Thompsett’s reception is part of First Friday, a gallery hop that is concentrated in the East End and Neighborhood of the Arts. To start planning your night, go to FirstFridayRochester.org.
Some other highlights:
State of the City: Street-ish. This exhibit at Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Ave., is a joint project of RoCo and Memorial Art Gallery. It brings together works from Rochester artist Kurt Ketchum, Craig Colorusso of Arkansas, Hudson Valley artist Karlos Carcamo and Irvin Climaco Morazan of New York City and explores street art and contemporary urban culture. The opening reception is from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday and First Friday reception from 6 to 9 p.m. It will be open through Sept. 28, with a special solar box installation for the last three days. Call (585) 461-2222 or go to rochestercontemporary.org.
Painting the Promise. Live music and open painting (bring your supplies) are planned for the 6 to 9 p.m. reception for Richmond Futch Jr.’s exhibit of mixed media works at Bethel Christian Fellowship, 321 East Ave. Call (585) 232-1136 or go to bethelcf.com.
Main Street Artists. Works by Lisette Dana will be featured at this Hungerford Building gallery in Studio 458 (Door 2), 1115 E. Main St. Call (585) 233-5645 or go to mainstreetartistsgallery.com.
Tiny Twisted Worlds. Also at the Hungerford Building, Cat Clay Studio featured hand-crafted characters by Jina Park and new works by Clifton Wood from 5 to 9 p.m. in Suite 242 (Door 2). Call (585) 414-5643 or go to catclay.com.