Van Hee, others show artworks during walk

Sunday, July 1, 2001

The First Friday Gallery Walk, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, will showcase works at 10 galleries and exhibition spaces. Participants are:

� Borderline Gallery, 846 Pa., various artworks for the home.

� Downtown Upstairs Art Group, 824 1/2 Mass., abstract paintings by Patrick T. Alstrup; nonabstract paintings by Michael E. Wallace and photographs by Robert Hickerson.

� Fields Gallery, 712 Mass., stoneware sculpture by Ryan Paget; paintings by Jodi Brown, Paula Hauser Leffel, Lauretta Hendricks-Backus, Kim Kern and Tom Russell; mixed media on canvas/paper and thread pieces by Colette Bangert; mixed media on paper by Sheila Wilkins; and assemblages by Karen Jacks.

� Phoenix Gallery, 919 Mass., featuring Lawrence artist David Van Hee, who will demonstrate the construction of his mixed-media assemblages, pins and masks.

� Roy's Gallery, 15th Street and Kasold Drive, prairie fire paintings by Louis Copt; sculptures by Jim Brothers; paintings by Robert Sudlow; and other artworks.

� Silver Works and More, 715 Mass., featuring sterling silver and gold jewelry by Canadian Janie Kerman; hand-blown glass by Studio Paran in Wisconsin; and wood-fired ceramics by Sam Taylor of Massachusetts.

� Southwest and More, 727 Mass., featuring works by Doug Brown, Barry Coffin, Don Dane, Brent Learnard, Preston McCall, Luther Narcomy, J.F. Policky, Julie Rice, Patricia Shebola, Joseph Skywolf and Karen Woolery.

� Vormehr & Youngquist Gallery, 914 Mass., featuring "geo art" by New York City artist Cynthia Gale.

� Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St., with the Kansas City/KC Camera exhibit.

� Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., featuring "Retold Tales" paintings by Dian Hauser and artworks by Lawrence Art Guild members.