Chinese porcelain on view during First Friday Gallery Walk

Southwest and More, 727 Mass., will feature a show and sale of Jun porcelain from Hunan Province in China at the upcoming First Friday Gallery Walk.

The walk is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m Friday, with 14 galleries participating in the event.

Jun porcelain, made of clay, glaze and coal, dates back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907) in Shenbou, China. Contemporary production uses traditional techniques and tools. Representatives will be available to talk about the process of making Jun porcelain.

Other participating galleries and their featured artists include:

Borderline Gallery, 820 Mass., works by Stephanie Collins; Carmesi, 1012 Mass., works by Cathy Ledeker; Downtown Upstairs Art Group, 824 1/2 Mass., abstract paintings by Patrick Aistrup, nonabstract paintings by Michael Wallace and photography by Robert Hickerson; Fields Gallery, mixed media on paper and thread pieces by Collette Bangert, photography by Rick Mitchell, mixed media on paper by Sheila Wilkins, stoneware sculpture by Ryan Paget, and paintings by Jodi Brown, Paula Hauser Leffel, Lauretta Hendricks-Backus, Kim Kern and Tom Russell.

JGladman Gallery, 15 E. Seventh St., fine art portraits; Laura's Fine Art Studio, works by Laura Torres Porter and ceramics by Sunfire Ceramics; Phoenix Gallery, 919 Mass., sculptures by Tanya McNeely; Roy's Gallery, paintings by gallery artists; Silver Works and More, 715 Mass., mixed-media teapots by Todd Shanafelt and Janimals by Jan Eckardt Butler.

Vormehr & Youngquist Gallery, 914 Mass., works by Don Beaulieu and Nate Vormehr; Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St., preview of annual Lawrence Art Auction; Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., jewelry, metalsmithing and poetry by Kansas University students and children's art by Douglas County Child Development Assn.; Natural Way, 822 Mass., clothing by Charlene Schlotzhauer.


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