Gallery Walk

Fridays, March 6, June 5, and October 9, 2020: 5:00-8:00pm

Join us for one of the best downtown traditions; Iowa City Gallery Walk.

Enjoy any and all of the three Downtown Gallery Walks of 2019!  This free event is open to everyone to take a self-guided tour of different shops, galleries and other locations that have curated feature artists and pieces of art.

Visit a certain number of venues during the Gallery Walk for a chance to win a special prize! In order to qualify, participants will have their Gallery Walk postcard or map stamped, at each location visited. Simply present the mailer card for a “punch” at Gallery Walk locations. Completed cards may be dropped off at any participating venue.

Stay tuned for a list of the participating shops, artists, and the descriptions of the shows you will see at the 2020 Spring Gallery Walk set for Friday, March 6th.

RSVP on Facebook for updates!

2019 Fall Gallery Walk:

  • AKAR –  Group Show: ” Sip and Warm Up!”; A collection of Yunomi by over 50 ceramic artists with our favorite fall teas
  • Ten Thousand Villages – DVIP: “Youth Exhibit”; Youth artwork from over our past 40 years of serving victim/survivors in Southeastern Iowa.
  • The Makers Loft – Ryan Bentzinger 
  • The Englert Theatre –  Andy Schmidt: “Starman Press”; A collection of screenprinted posters created by Andy Schmidt (Starman Press) for Mission Creek Festival. The exhibit will be a retrospective of Andy’s handcrafted posters from the Englert archive, spanning the festival’s 14 years.
  • Iowa Artisans Gallery – Bill Voxman: “Perfect Moments” Photography Through the Years
  • Luxe Interiors – Ben Ford & Vatko Designs:  “Photography” 
  • Textiles – Zebby Wahls: “Women Cards”
  • M.C. Ginsberg – Mitchell Bolk: Becoming
  • Glassando– David Kupferman: “Lyric Abstract Paintings” ; Kupferman’s work combines spontaneous, gestural imagery with geometric abstract shapes of color and linear patterns.
  • Public Space One ~New Location~: 2 Exhibitions (Elizabeth Munger + Group mail art show); “Crow & The Materiality of Abstraction + Inaugral Exhibition of the Iowa City Correspondence School”
  • r.s.v.p – (20th Year Kickoff Celebration) Giselle Simón, Conservator UI Libraries : “Circle Texts: Pattern on Handmade Paper”
  • Willow and Stock –Patti Zwick
  • Iowa City Senior Center- Old Post Office Gallery– Jan Friedman: “Resurgence” – Featuring a collection of functional ceramics by Mitchell Hilzer.
  • US Bank: Cheryl Hetherington- “Adventures in Fluid Acrylics” :It’s hard not to love painting techniques when they are called Triple flip-cup, Dirty pour, Double swipe, Sink strainer, and Tree ring pour. Fluid acrylic painting is such a joy — never ending techniques, styles and color combinations. So a free, abstract canvas full of color often appears to represent a scene from nature… That is the Adventure in Fluid Acrylics.
  • United Action for Youth-Everly Eldeen: “Aves” ; Birds
  • Blick Art Materials-Tonya Kehoe: “Sand*Water*Sun”; Inspired by Northern California tide pools and New Mexio’s high desert, this series of sculptural paintings speaks to the full spectrum of colors and shapes that flow through and take shape, often against all odds.
  • MidWestOne Bank-Anita Jung: “Between”; Jung uses collage and recycled materials in her printmakin to create layered veils and dialogues within an artificialy constructed architecture.
  • Domby-Kathy Edwards Hayslett: “Assemblage and Jewelry”