September First Friday
John Schlue’s Belly of the Whale (source)
don’t forget to chew
Head to the Viaduct tonight for John Schlue’s EatChewAlive, the collision of oil paint and acrylic felt is on full view. Some of the paintings are dominated with oil paint, others are entirely felt, and some use the felt as a frame for the paint.
Schlue was raised in Belle Plaine, Iowa, graduating from BPHS in 1998. He attended the University of Iowa, earning a degree in Studio Art with a minor in Religious Studies. Upon graduating he moved to New York City for a short time and relocated to Los Angeles, CA where he now lives and works.
On your way to the to the Elizabeth Moen (Album Release) w/ The Vahnevants & Pink Neighbor concert, don’t neglect the The East Winds opening reception in the Basement Bar.
5 PM FIRST FRIDAY / Get Styled Mainframe
5 PM Urban Gardening // Penny Adam Frame Works
5 PM Visual Worlds: “Nothing by Chance” Anderson Gallery, Drake University
5:30 PM Give And Take Public Space One, Iowa City
6 PM EatChewAlive Viaduct Gallery
7 PM There’s no one here but me // Michael Watson The Lift
7:30 PM The East Winds The Basement Bar
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