This is what a First Friday Art Walk is all about. With so many great shows being featured tonight, it was difficult to choose just five, but here they are. Need a ride? No problem, check here for more info.  

courtesy of Jeff Slim

Courtesy of Jeff Slim

Bila Ashdla (Five Fingered People)
Artist Jeff Slim brings his solo exhibit to Shade Gallery which combines culture and creativity in a unique fashion that is sure to embrace your senses. His extraordinary color palette leaps off of the canvas and pulls you into his world with brilliant technique and deep, personal expression. Doors open from 6-10 p.m. at 3rd St. and Roosevelt.

Buffalo Woman
Lotus Gallery is proud to present an exhibit from artist Amanda Adkins, inspired by a truly touching story of returning home. At 10 years old, Adkins had unique experience that left a lasting impression on her that has finally had the opportunity to make it on to canvas. Doors open from 6-10:30 p.m. at 5th St. and Roosevelt.

Mixed Use
Local artist Joe Holdren is back at with an all new show at The Icehouse. His large scale abstract paintings will leave you feeling dwarfed in a sea of pigment and form. Without a doubt, this is not a show to miss. See you there from 6-10 p.m. at 4th Ave. and Jackson.

courtesy of 9 the Gallery

Courtesy of 9 the Gallery

9 the Gallery and Artelshow are happy to present their new ‘body’ of work which features 38 juried artists both national and international. The exhibit will feature one of the oldest inspirations in art, The Nude. Depicted in all forms of media, this exhibit is sure to be NSFW. Open from 6-10 p.m. at 12th Ave. and Grand.

Visions: A Photographic Journey
Featuring photographers Connie and A O Tucker whose individual perspectives will take you on a simultaneous, yet separate journey of two very close minds. Continue the party on the patio afterward with Walter, the World’s Largest VW Bus until 9 p.m. with plenty of family friendly activities. Join the festivities at The Herberger Theater at 2nd St. and Monroe.