April First Friday Happenings at Circle City Industrial Complex
Located steps from the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Pogus Run Trail and Mass Avenue, Circle City Industrial Complex, on the Near Eastisde, is a home to more than 30 artist studios, galleries and businesses. On April 7th, Circle City Industrial Complex will open its doors for April’s First Friday Art Tour. Studios and galleries are open 6-9pm and free parking is available immediately across the street.
Below are some highlights of art happenings at including the opening of several new gallery spaces. A complete building map and directory can be found here.
Indy Artsty Grand Opening Hoopla
Be among the first to discover Indy’s pottery studio and gift shop with local art and crafts. First Friday in April will be the Grand Opening of Indy Artsy. Grand Opening Festivities will include food, drinks, goody bags, prize drawings and live pottery demonstrations.
Satch Art Gallery Grand Opening
In April, Julie “Satch” Kern will be opening her new art space of 740 square feet on the main floor of the Circle City Industrial Complex. Satch will be showing new work including photographer Ron Kern and new works by abstract landscape painter, Dave Voelpel in the adjacent Stokol Gallery. Music will be a curated selection of jazz performed by legendary Indianapolis musicians, including Wes Montgomery, from vinyl LPs.
Full Circle Nine Gallery
Full Circle Nine Gallery operates as an artist cooperative gallery. The gallery shows work from a variety of artists including painting, photography, assemblage, mixed media. The gallery will be featuring the work of photographer Kimberly Ewing, and her show, “Paradise at Last”.
Five Seasons Studio Gallery
Five Seasons Gallery will be featuring the new works by artist Martha Nahrwold which include
landscapes ranging from cherry blossoms to Suess-like trees.
Asymmetry at Poe’s Pop Up Gallery
Asymmetry will be featuring a variety of art from four local rising artists including: pottery by Sam Welch, found object assemblages by Warren Beal, a video installation by Johnny Diblasi and embroidery by Lauren Dodge.
Tina Bank will exhibit collages that combine her interest in Asian culture & themes with photographs by Tom Potter. Additional photography works by Gayle Moore and Nancy Frass will be displayed.