Grand Avenue First Thursday – February 2018

Panorama Framing is showcasing two of their employees with photographs by Morgan Parrick and artwork by Rebecca Young.   Complimentary beverages and refreshments plus live music provided by Kim Lembo.

Alchemy Bottle Shop‘s second-floor gallery is a show entitled, “Mujeres Muy Mujeres” featuring highly-colorful, nude pastels by Lena Martinez – Miller. A portion of sale proceeds benefit “Mariposas Sin Fronteras“.

Urban Furniture is hosting a reception for a special show of art and apparel by Brittany Luby’s Hey Ma Goods Co. Complimentary beverages and bites will be served.

San Francisco Fiber – Lou will be offering hands-on instruction on table loom weaving .

Jau Jou Studio – The current show of Ginger Fierstein‘s magical geometric images will remain up through the weekend.

The Libertine has an ongoing show of extremely tasteful nude photographs by Josh Stevenson.

510 Brand‘s walls have been rapidly filling with artwork by shop employees, Culling Cahayag, Nina Simi, and Natasha Reh plus original drawings by Connor Burke, who works next door at Modigliani.  Two other artists, who also have ties to neighborhood businesses, are debuting on Thursday – photographer, Kris Fernald, who manages the Rare Book Room at Walden Pond Books and Sylvester Lane, who works at KFC.  Also debuting, artist Molly Lynch Maringouin, whose resume includes a long stint as a movie producer/writer.   You’ll also find artwork by Lamberto Hernandez and Jonesy.  I’m particularly impressed by the latter’s colorful paintings and am told that I’ll get to compliment her, in person, on Thursday.  A DJ will be providing background music.  Complimentary beverages and snacks will be served including a birthday cake for Nina Simi.  Perhaps, they’ll also sing “So Long.  It’s Been Good to Know You” in honor of Natasha Reh, who is re-locating.