First Friday

Like a lot of big cities, ours has a great outdoor art event, the first Friday of every month, called First Friday. 
It is a great time for artists to showcase their creativity in many forms.  
My monkeys love the street performers, Dr. J loves the live music, I love the visual arts and we all love the culinary arts.
Because yesterday was the first Friday before Halloween, there was definitely a underlining theme in the way people dressed and the art on show.
Here are some of my favorite photos of the art work we saw. 
Giovanni Morales

Giovanni Morales

Giovanni Morales

Ryan Grey

Dusty Davis

Graffiti Street Art
Because it is a big event and takes place after dark I didn't focus on getting the names of all the artists or titles of their works down, as thoroughly as I would have liked to- 
Not losing my monkeys among zombies was a top priority for the night- so in that case it was a success. 


Freedom Three said...

such rad works of art!

Mama Gone Green said...

We have some similar "first" or "last" days of the week in our town and I love going, although with young kids bedtime is an issue.... Looks like some awesome art!

Nuit said...

wow! these are all super cool!!! love the heartless tin-man :)

bicocacolors said...

great selection!!!

dotblogg said...

this huge origami-bird looks perfect:)) I'd love to have one in my living room;)

Clair said...

First Friday of every month! Awesome! You all get to see the
works of so many artists.

Kristin H said...

Wow!! They portray a lot of violence. The girl with the demon coming out is heartbreaking.

Sara Szatmary said...

I love going to these in Portland. Looks like some great stuff at yours!

Arnab Majumdar said...

Zombies weilding a pencil... now that's something you don't hear much about, much less see it one day :)

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Krystal said...

I LOVE the heartless tin man one!!

Phoenix said...

Fabulous art! I especially love the Wolverine one :) I'd totally hang that in my living room (yes, because I'm a geek.)

We have First Fridays at the Getty and LACMA over here in LA, and I can never get over to them because of traffic but they always sound amazing.

Glad you enjoyed the art!

Pat Tillett said...

I like them all! creepy and awesome!

Anonymous said...

I was just looking around and found this blog.... I am the artist that painted the "HEARTLESS" piece. I wanted to thank you for your comments! My name is dusty Davis if you are interested in any artwork You can email me at Deetwoart@gmail.com or find me on instagram: @dee_two thanks again. D2

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