Come enjoy a fun and delectable evening of art, music and chocolate in downtown Bishop on Friday, October 24 from 5-8 p.m! The event features 17 locations, dozens of artists and musicians, special art openings, musical performances, video and film installations, and free, unique chocolate treats at every location.
~ Inyo Council For The Arts (137 S. Main St.) will be hosting a celebration for their Featured Artists Show, with digital paintings by Gail Camic-Smith, watercolor paintings by David Kirk, and sculptural wooden furniture and accessories by Nigel Smith.
~ Independent Project Press (186-A Willow St.) will present a new exhibit titled “Flow” in The Project Room gallery space, featuring digital photography by Joe Profita & Karen Nielsen Licher, paintings by Karen Nielsen Licher, and a one-night only multi-media sculptural installation by Bruce Licher, Karen Nielsen Licher and Roger Derryberry. Musical performance of dreamy folk songs by Julie Cornett at 7 p.m. in the print shop.
~ Local wood artists John and Gina Webber of Free Form Woodworking will be displaying hardwood inlay sculptures, pyrographics on pine, pen and ink prints and note cards in a rolling gallery teardrop trailer, right outside Independent Project Press.
~ Black Sheep Coffee Roasters (232 N. Main St.) will be featuring a new photography exhibit by Derrick E. Vocelka titled “Twenty Images.” They will also be offering live music, craft and seasonal beers including a mocha stout and a seasonal Belgian style ale, and free fudge.
~ Steven White Woodworking and Todd Bradlee Furntiture (336 Hammond St.) will be hosting an open studio.
~ Bishop Art Supply (125 N. Main St.) will be featuring all artists currently on display in the store: Ron Luce, Annie Cashner, Christine Eyer, Don Roberts, Laura Talbot, Dawn Kirby, Mary Matlick, Liz Wistrom, Carol Taylor, Pat Crowther, Penny Carter, Joy Niewald, Mickey Short, Marilyn Hayden, Evanne Jardine, Helen Warren, Lynn Peterson, Pat Metivier and Kay Wilson.
~ Range & River Books (206 N. Main St.) will be featuring a special showing of paintings and prints from Lynn Marit Peterson, several new prints from Robert Miller, jewelry by Beverly Schroeder and Julia Prange, and a lovely selection of art books and books as art. Live acoustic music by Matt and Mike Muldoon between 6-8 p.m.
~ Mountain Rambler Brewery (174 S. Main St.) will feature prints, paintings and drawings by Dana Ellis, Lori Michelon and Laurel Stanford.
~ Brock’s Flyfishing (100 N. Main St.) will feature outdoor themed artwork, including oxidized metal sierra range cameos by Rick Poedtke.
~ Gypsy King Tattoo (324 N. Main St.) will feature a group show of framed tattoo artwork by multiple tattoo artists, including Harmey Bancroft and Weston Maddox, along with watercolor demonstrations by Harmey and Weston, and oil painting demonstrations by Vasia Summers. Musical performances by Harmey and Weston, along with Chase Leonard and Anthony Blume, will continue throughout the evening.
~ The Secret Sandwich Society (124 S. Main St. behind Spellbinder Books) will be featuring local artwork, with music by Halfway To Benton.