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Know Your Arts First Friday! November 7th, 2014

Chocolate Crisis Center | 3370 Walnut St. |
Chocolate Crisis Center presents the 5th Semi-Annual RiNo Epicurean Holiday Market on November 7th from 5pm-9pm. Stop in and join us for a night of fun and epicurean delights. We will be hosting ten local gourmet food and delectables vendors to sample and sell their delicious goodies. There will be something for every foodie on your holiday shopping list. So bring your appetite and enjoy a fun, locally-sourced night out. We will have our fine Belgian chocolate confections, as well, and there will be a wine tasting by RiNo’s very own Guiliana Imports!

RiNo Epicurean Night features:
Giuliana Direct Olive Oil (3350 Walnut St. | will participate in the RiNo Epicurean Night from 5-9 pm hosted by Chocolate Crisis Center. We will be sampling our 2013 harvest olive oils with Babette's bread. Also Liz from Proof Wine & Spirits (3360 Larimer St.) will be pouring some wine selections. Giuliana makes it easy and affordable to buy some of today’s greatest extra virgin olive oil from around the Mediterranean, directly from the producers. Regular business hours: M-F: 9-5

Plinth Gallery
| 3520 Brighton Blvd |
Sam Chung's “Skyscapes” opens with an artist reception on First Friday, November 7th, 6-9pm. His work is well anthologized both nationally and internationally, and is featured in many collections including the Taipei County Yingge Museum in Taiwan, the Incheon World Ceramic Center in Korea, and The Everson Museum of Art in New York.

Ironton Studios & Gallery
| 3636 Chestnut Place |

Open First Friday November 7th 6-9pm
Paint / Metal / Paint brings together the work of longtime Denver artists Patricia (Murph) Murphy, Craig Wright, and Dawn S. McFadden. Each of these artists has a strong, independent artistic voice, and each brings a sense of humanity, intimacy, and compassion to their work.

Converge Denver
| 3327 Brighton Blvd | Experience something entirely unexpected at the 1st annual Way Fair, a First Friday art event & fundraiser benefiting The Wayfaring Band: a band of travelers offering road trips & social programs for young adults with special needs and emerging thought leaders. The Way Fair features art & exhibitions to delight your senses, ignite your wanderlust and renew your faith in the human spirit!

William Matthews
 | 2540 Walnut |

Open first Friday November 7 at 6:00

Stop by and enjoy a refreshment and meet the artist. A free poster will be available to each visitor. We hope to see you here!

| 3611 Chestnut Place |

Stop by Weilworks Gallery for special artist reception from 6-9pm. Tracy Weil will be showing his work that was created for a special exhibition at the Denver Art Museum this Summer. The theme is ROOST and Weil has created over a 100 art chickens and an innovative art chicken coop!

The Xylarium Gallery
| 2520 Larimer Street

Xylarium presents DISTOPIA, cutting edge 3-D sculpture work of a very talented young artist from the Western Slope, Bryson Darnel. More here >

Ice Cube Gallery
| 3320 Walnut Street |

Ice Cube Gallery will be open for Denver Arts Week featuring
Karen Roehl | PIVOT POINT
and Carol Browning with guest artist Jesse Myers | BEING + TIME

Friday, November 7, 6 - 9 PM and on Friday, November 14, 6 - 9 PM

First Fridays @ Dry Ice Factory | 3300 Walnut Street
32 contemporary artists working in fiber, drawing, painting, ceramics, cast-paper, print-making, encaustic, jewelry, glass, installations, sculpture, and mixed media, have studios in this building (entrance through the Ice Cube Gallery). Free and open to the public.

Jean Smith | Dry Ice Factory Ceramic Studio

The Ceramic Studio at the Dry Ice Factory will be open for First Friday, Nov 7th, 6 - 9 PM, to celebrate the beginning of Denver Arts Week!

Leona Lazar | Dry Ice Factory Ceramic Studio

The Ceramic Studio at the Dry Ice Factory will be open for First Friday, Nov 7th, 6 - 9 PM, to celebrate the beginning of Denver Arts Week!

SL Van Dam | Dry Ice Factory #201

SL Van Dam, 21st Century Abstractionist, will be open for 1st Friday from 6-9 pm at the Dry Ice Factory, Studio 201. Showcasing 2 new paintings in her Mesa Verde Memories series. See them before they're gone!

Helikon Gallery & Studios
| 3675 Wynkoop |
Join Helikon as we celebrate our 1st anniversary with a simultaneous exhibition of two separate shows. Muses II is our definitive, year-end group exhibition of artists from across the US. Volume is a locals-only invitational show where artists created artwork in postcard size on the topic of music. Helikon is donating all gallery profits from Volume to support Colorado Public Radio.

First Friday Open Studios @ Helikon:

Roxanne Rossi & Debbie Brady | Paper Clouds Space at Helikon #210

For Denver Arts Week, Artists Roxanne Rossi and Debbie Brady, will show “Typology”. Typology is defined as “ the study and system of putting things into groups according to how they are similar”. Debbie using encaustic and Roxanne mixed media have grouped new work for this week and the month of November. Open First Friday 6-9, check Helikon for daytime hrs.

Pattern Shop Studio
| 3349 Blake Street |

The Pattern Shop Studio will be opening a show of Reed Weimer's colorful new prints and paintings.

aBuzz Gallery
| 3340 Walnut St. |

Open November 7, 6-9pm. Featured Artist: Carol Ann Waugh
Showcasing all new Stupendous Stitching art from award-winning fiber artist, Carol Ann Waugh. She is also featured in a new exhibit at Denver International Airport, opening the same day to celebrate Denver Arts Week.

Black Shirt Brewing Co
| 3719 Walnut St |

Denver Arts Week begins!

First Friday with Chad Copeland, RiNo’s own metal sculpture artist

The Infinite Monkey Theorem
| 3200 Larimer St.

November’s Featured TIMTs Wine Lab Artist: Christina Miglino. Stop by our Wine Lab on Friday, November 7th for Denver Art Weeks First Friday (and throughout November!) to check out Christina’s pieces. We’re now open daily, M-F: 4-10pm, Sat: 2-10pm, and Sun: 2-8pm.

First Fridays @ Wazee Union | 3501 Wazee St |

Join us at Wazee Union as we celebrate Denver Arts Week on First Friday, Nov 7th from 6:00-9:00. Works from our resident creatives will be on display, and many of our over 50 studios will be open. Stop by!

Milt Denny | Wazee Union #22 | Milt Denny’s paintings consist of contemporary abstract pieces created with mixed media. These works are an extension of the artist’s previous works expanding on his ties to New Mexico and the colors & light that make his art unique and unforgettable. The paintings are done with acrylic and metal leaf applied to Lucite sheets creating an infusion of color, depth, and reflective light to produce memorable works of art.

Priscilla Fowler | Wazee Union #11 and 12

Priscilla Fowler Fine Art Open Studio at Wazee Union 6-9pm

Mile High Winery
| 2811 Walnut Street |

Open for first Friday, Nov. 7th.

Artists Julia Dordoni and Jim Freeheart will be featured at the Winery.

| 3343 Larimer St |

Bring Back Summer
Presented By: Art Students League of Denver
Oct 30- Nov 21 | First Friday Artist Reception: Nov 7 | 6-9pm 
An exhibit featuring the award winner from The Art Students League of Denver Summer Art Market. (Invitational).

| 3254 Walnut St. |


Leah Hardy

Sculptural work in cast bronze

RULE Gallery
| (inside Hinterland) 3254 Walnut St. |


Featuring the distinctive paintings and watercolors of Paul Gillis

Blake Street Glass Studio & Gallery
| 3433 Blake St | 303.296.1072

Join us for First Friday on November 7 from 6-9pm! We will be making Christmas ornaments for the upcoming Christmas Ornament Extravaganza in December! Learn about the tools and techniques involved in creating one of a kind glass art!

Mid Mod Mall
| 3434 Brighton Blvd‬ |
Fish and Chips are in the house! (live music!) Catered Food, Beverages and 9000 sqft of Mid-Modern Furniture and Local Modern ART! Come Join us for an evening of Entertainment! Friday Night November 7th, 7:00pm - Midnight (or later) - 23 years of First Friday Nights and Still Going! Bring Friends and Enjoy! (720-291-0175 for details)

Jonathan Miller Design
| 3317 Blake Unit 101 |

First Friday and Jono opens his studio presenting new paintings and prints
with a decidedly sci-fi edge. Friday November 7th 6-10 P.M.

(Located across the courtyard from the Pattern Shop Studio)

Bella Vie Kitchen & Bath
| 3353 Larimer St. |

Sharon A. Conner will be showing her multi-media art work.

Tamara Thomas Tool will be displaying her up-cycled cake plates and serving pieces.

Bella Glass Studios
| 3950 Wynkoop St. |

OPEN for First Friday November 7th 11am-6pm.

| 2350 Arapahoe St. |

On view November 7 at RedLine:

Survey Judy Chicago: 1970 - 2014 and Sentient: A Solo Exhibition by Ashley Eliza Williams.

DADA Art Bar
| 2470 Broadway |

DADA features a new show every month! Opening receptions take place the first Friday of each month and the closing receptions take place on the final Friday. Each show runs for one month only in order to present a constant ever-changing stream of artists and art styles to inspire you!

Fashion Design Center
| 3301 Lawrence St. Suite 3

The Fashion Design Center Denver is hosting a Holiday Market during the RiNo Arts Walk! While focusing on "Fashion is Wearable Art" we have invited over 20 designers to participate and sell during the market including Stephanie O., Kitty Mae Millinery, Fireglass Studio, Equillibrium and Karen Fisher!
Join us at the FDC from 5:30 to 8pm!

Happy Leaf Kombucha
| 3319 Brighton Blvd |

Join Happy Leaf Kombucha in celebrating our one year anniversary this First Friday, November 7th 7-10pm. Happy Leaf opened the doors to Denver's first kombucha taproom in RiNo on the First Friday of November 2013. Enjoy some of our original kombucha flavors on tap, live music, live art, food from local artisans, and a look at our new organic cafe, Culture!

Ashe Atelier
 | 3377 Blake St #101 |


Friday November 7th, 7pm

Svper Ordinary
| @ THE SOURCE 3350 Brighton Blvd

PARADOX – New works by Evan Hecox – can be viewed online and will be on exhibit / available for purchase through November 11th.

Svper Ordinary also has limited quantities of the Rover Pack, the latest offering in the collaboration between Topo Designs and Woolrich.

NEW RiNo! Mockery Brewing
| 3501 Delgany St |

Please join Mockery Brewing for their Grand Opening and inaugural First Friday, November 7th 3pm-10pm. We will have nine beers on tap, Mestizos food truck will be on site, and Gamma of Gamma Gallery will be painting live!


MAP: Open locations for First Friday are marked with the black bird.
(Standard First Friday opening hours are from 6-9pm unless otherwise noted.) 

Additional locations generally open during First Friday:
• Eat & Drink locations (click here for more details and to check individual locations for hours)
• Stem Ciders | 2811 Walnut St., #150 | 720-443-3007
• The Fitness Branch | 3195 Blake St. #102 | 720.514.9916
• Yours Truly Cupcake | 3047 Larimer St. | 303-638-3528