November 2, 2012

First Friday 11-2-12


First Friday is a monthly event held in downtown Bastrop on the first Friday of every month to celebrate Bastrop's thriving art scene. This month, First Friday will be held on Nov. 2nd, from 5-8pm. Many downtown businesses, restaurants, and shops will stay open late, and there will be live music, refreshments, and local artwork throughout the downtown area.

There will be an Artist of the Month Reception for John Schaeffer at the Bastrop Fine Arts Guild from 6-8pm, and across the street, at the R.A. Green Mercantile, there will be an Artist Reception for Kristi Standley from 6-8pm.


"Too Cool" by John Schaeffer

Here's the line-up for the First Friday Art Walk. You can pick up ballots at any of the locations, and vote for your favorite artist!

  • Art Connections Gallery- Jo and Peter Belonci, stone sculpture and mobiles
  • Bastrop Bling and Company- Brad Dawson, furniture
  • High Cotton- Lisa Conray, painting
  • Tuck and Kizer- Jo Castillo, painting
  • Book Basket- Karen Creswell, photography
  • Bridges Building- Melissa Fontenette-Mitchell, photography
  • Baxter's on Main- Sheryl Buscanyi, photography
  • Deli Depot- Laura Jackson, painting/drawing
  • Rock N Threads/Simply Sweet- Genny Smith, ledger art
  • Bastrop Fine Art Guild- John Schaeffer, painting
  • Lost Pines Art Bazaar- Clay Dahlberg, sculpture
  • R. A. Green Mercantile- Kristi Standley, painting
  • Glit Z Chix- Michelle Adams, painting and photography

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For more information about the Live Music going on during First Friday, click here.

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