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Here's Your Guide to February's First Friday in Phoenix

See work by Kat Davis and more than 100 other artists during "Nasty Women: Phoenix Unite."
See work by Kat Davis and more than 100 other artists during "Nasty Women: Phoenix Unite." Grand ArtHaus

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click to enlarge See work by Diego Perez at Chartreuse gallery. - DIEGO PEREZ
See work by Diego Perez at Chartreuse gallery.
Diego Perez
Grand Avenue

“Tragedies and Pinches Gallinas”
Chartreuse gallery is showing work by Diego Pérez, who uses irony and humor to address personal and cultural expectations. First Friday hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Learn more on the gallery website.

click to enlarge Van Gogh study previously exhibited at Abe Zucca Gallery. - ABE ZUCCA/PHOTO BY LYNN TRIMBLE
Van Gogh study previously exhibited at Abe Zucca Gallery.
Abe Zucca/Photo by Lynn Trimble
“Shoes”
Painter Abe Zucca presents “a show about wearing out and through a predecessor’s shoes,” which explores the footprints of artists Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh. First Friday hours at Abe Zucca Gallery are 7 to 11 p.m. Get details on the Facebook event page.

“The Collaboratives”
Artist Jay Smiley will be showing new work, including several created in collaboration with fellow artists and friends, at Sisao Gallery inside Oasis on Grand. First Friday hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Get details on the Facebook event page.


click to enlarge See work by Lynn Hoyland at {9} The Gallery. - LYNN HOYLAND
See work by Lynn Hoyland at {9} The Gallery.
Lynn Hoyland
“Origins”
The {9} Collective is showing work by collective artist Lynn Hoyland, who creates work to honor diverse people with African roots. First Friday hours at {9} The Gallery are 6 to 10 p.m. Learn more on the Facebook event page.

“Love”
Onyx Gallery is highlighting art and literature inspired by love, and presenting author Ingrid V. Hogan. First Friday hours are 7 to 10 p.m. Find more information on the Facebook event page.

click to enlarge See work by Sue Chenoweth at Shortcut Gallery. - SUE CHENOWETH
See work by Sue Chenoweth at Shortcut Gallery.
Sue Chenoweth
Central Avenue

"The Helpers"
Shortcut Gallery is showing new works by Sue Chenoweth, including her first drawings and paintings created after a three-year experience with cancer. First Friday hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Learn more on the Facebook exhibit page.

click to enlarge See work by Emily Ritter and other ASU art graduate students during a pop-up exhibit. - EMILY RITTER/PHOTO BY LYNN TRIMBLE
See work by Emily Ritter and other ASU art graduate students during a pop-up exhibit.
Emily Ritter/Photo by Lynn Trimble
“TAG Pop-Up”
The Art Grads, a group of graduate art students at ASU, is presenting a pop-up show featuring work in several media by more than a dozen artists. First Friday hours at the A.E. England building are 6 to 10 p.m. Learn more on the Facebook event page.

click to enlarge Sandra Caldwell Ortega is part of a group show at First Studio. - SANDRA CALDWELL ORTEGA
Sandra Caldwell Ortega is part of a group show at First Studio.
Sandra Caldwell Ortega
“Into the Light”
First Studio presents an exhibition featuring work by Larry Ortega, Sandra Caldwell Ortega, and Daniel Prendergast. First Friday hours are 6 to 9 p.m. Find more information on the Facebook event page.

click to enlarge Practical Art is showing works created with wood. - PRACTICAL ART
Practical Art is showing works created with wood.
Practical Art
“Survival”
See myriad ways students in the ASU School of Art wood program interpret the concept of survival, in this Practical Art exhibition curated by owner Lisa Olson. First Friday hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Learn more on the venue website.

Children's Art
The Studio at Found:RE Hotel is showing works by local school children inspired by Jackson Pollock, who attended the Monroe School that’s since been transformed into the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. First Friday hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Get details on the hotel's Facebook page.

click to enlarge See works by Layne Farmer at ASU Step Gallery. - LAYNE FARMER
See works by Layne Farmer at ASU Step Gallery.
Layne Farmer
Warehouse District

“A Net for Catching Water”
See mid- and large-scale abstract paintings by Layne Farmer, an artist whose work addresses the way anxiety within Western culture prompts individuals to seek total control of both their own lives and the world around them. First Friday hours at Step Gallery are 6 to 9 p.m. Learn more on the Facebook event page.

Daniel Brice
Bentley Gallery presents works by Daniel Brice, who creates minimalist abstract landscapes inspired by Southern California coastlines. First Friday hours are 6 to 9 p.m. Find more information on the Facebook event page.

click to enlarge See work by Ryan Eckert at Icehouse gallery. - RYAN ECKERT
See work by Ryan Eckert at Icehouse gallery.
Ryan Eckert
Ryan Eckert
Icehouse gallery is showing works by Ryan Eckert. First Friday hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Get details on the Facebook event page.

Other

Group Art Show
The Gallery at The Artery is presenting a group show featuring artists who work in various media. First Friday hours are 6 to 9 p.m. Learn more on the galley Facebook page.

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