First Friday Rochester Logo September 5, 2014 Events

A.R.T.S Gallery at Aviv Cafe

321 East Ave.
Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 729-9916

"The Treasures of My Art" By James Sturtevant

The history of his treasures comes out of the chest.
Reception and live music. Free to the public.

Anderson Arts Building

250 N. Goodman St.
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 737-2627

Indulge Your Creative Side

Get an inside view of the creative art studios at Anderson Arts: a former factory building with working studios for painting, sculpture, jewelry, textiles, photography, ceramics, beads, a museum of military arts and more.

AXOM Gallery Exhibition Space

176 Anderson Ave. Suite #303
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 232-6030


“Metropoliticoncious II”, by Miami born/Haitian raised artist Francesca Lalanne, is the sequel to her 2006 exhibition. Lalanne’s new work consists of large sculptures and paintings arranged as an installation to suggest a narrative with in the space.

Beth Brown Art & Design Studio

250 N. Goodman St., Studio 212
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 732-0036

Open Studio

Beth Brown is a fine and decorative artist specializing in paintings, portraits, murals, illustration, signs, and graphic design. See Beth’s artwork on display in her studio as well as current drawing and painting projects created by her students.

Constance Mauro Studio

Door 2, Studio #236, Hungerford Bldg.
1115 East Main St. (at N. Goodman)
Rochester, NY 14607

Closed due to Clothesline Festival

Closed due to Clothesline Festival. Will reopen for October.

Fine & Splendid Things

1115 East Main Street Door #2, Studio 414
Rochester, NY 14609


The studio is leaving the Hungerford! Come by for a special sale on lovely totes, hand-covered buttons and haberdashery. 6 - 9 PM

Gallery r

100 College Ave
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 242-9470

The Alchemic Elegy

Homage to the disappearance of analog photography and its processes by photographer, Doug Manchee. Exhibition open throughout the Fringe Festival with extended hours. Opening Reception: First Friday, September 5th, 6-9PM.

Good MD

274 N. Goodman St. Space 624
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 851-8482

New Memory Loss

New Memory Loss features artwork by Gretchen Arnold. Arnold explores the constructs of memory, loss of memory, and nostalgia. Discarded kodachromes are housed in a vintage brumberger metal slide binder and intended to evoke personal memory.

Hungerford Urban Artisans (HUA)

1115 East Main St. (at N. Goodman),
Rochester, NY 14609
(585) 469-8217

Artist Studios

The Hungerford located at 1115 E. Main houses over 50 artist studios. Maps are located at door 2 entry.
Nomadic Photography Arts #417
Margaret Spevak Quilting #307
Hungerford #318
Kuma Gama Clay Studio & Happy Earth Tea #228

Image City Photography Gallery

722 University Ave.
Rochester, NY 14609
(585) 271-2540


The featured Artist is Steve Levinson the President of Image City. Steve will present images that explore travels to Cuba, the Dominican Republic, New Mexico, Toronto, Maine, Yellowstone National Park as well as some of the neighborhoods of Rochester

Joy Gallery

498 1/2 W. Main Street
Rochester, NY 14608
(585) 436-5230

Luvon Sheppard's Paintings

Enjoy art work of Luvon Sheppard of Joy Gallery. Sheppard's paintings reflect his involvement in Rochester Community life. Also enjoy Some Hat Therapy!!!

Rochester Art Club

Door 2, Studio #437-439, Hungerford Bldg.
1115 East Main St. (at N. Goodman)
Rochester, NY 14609
(585) 507-7154

RAC Members Exhibit

RAC members Debbie Letson, Richard Thomas, Kevin Feary, Jean Stephens, Lynn Wickes, Kath Hess, and Robin McCondichie will share their work for the month of September at the RAC studio space.

Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo)

137 East Ave.
Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 461-2222

State of the City

State of the City 2014 features monumental installations by Ron Klein, (Philadelphia, PA) The Shua Group (Jersey City, NJ) each encouraging us to think differently about our surrounding. The gallery will be open from 5PM-10PM

Rochester Greenovation

1199 East Main St.
Rochester, NY 146

Tossed and Found & Emerging Artists

20% off hundreds of Greenovation items, Rochester's largest venue of Found Objects. Various media for sale and many emerging local artists featuring their works in jewelry, photography, and other art forms. Henna by Juni with music and refreshments.

Spectrum Gallery

100 College Ave
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 461-4447

Between and Beyond by Steve Malloy-Desormeaux

For the past 8 years Steve Malloy-Desormeaux has photographed the local landscapes ranging from Lake Ontario inhabited shoreline to the rural environment of upstate New York. Two series: “Glimpsing Edgemere” and “farmscapes”

The Shoe Factory Art Co-op

250 N. Goodman St. Studio 212
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 732-0036

House Artists Exhibit

On display in our gallery is a variety of paintings & mixed-media artwork created by our House Artist members! Chloe Bennett-Larson, Beth Brown, Diane Elmslie, Wendy Forrest, Susan Jenkins, Scott Lamont, Brandi Marino, & Mollie Wolf. Free admission!

Zak's Avenue

661 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 360-2095

'Visions and Imagery' by Dennis Furioso

Culture, emotion & spirituality are a few examples of what Dennis implements in his images. Most works are graphite drawings, with some some digital flare. His craft seeks to make a connection to the collective consciousness within the human spirit.