First Friday #22

I’ve taken a step back from my blog over the last few weeks so that I can focus on finishing up my semester at Muhlenberg College, which wrapped this week. And, so I haven’t had a chance to write about First Friday, which was about a week ago now. My memory of that day is … More First Friday #22

First Friday #20

First Friday was a few days ago now and I’ve had some time to reflect on the evening. It started out strangely for me as I was considering not going to the open house at all. That afternoon I had a long lunch with Michelle Neifert and quipped that we should play hooky for once … More First Friday #20

First Friday #19

Last night was First Friday for February at the Banana Factory and it was a very active night. It seems that the folks that run the show at the art center are finally making certain that the event is well attended. Both January and February’s events were both nicely packed and last night in particular … More First Friday #19

First Friday #15

This months First Friday at the Banana Factory has come and gone and this month, despite expectations to the contrary, attendance was again low. We artists thought that since the weather was finally nice and it was our first open house of the fall that somehow things would turn out differently. At this point after … More First Friday #15

First Friday #14

Last Friday was First Friday at the Banana Factory and as per normal I’m reflecting on it nearly a week afterwards. I felt initially that the day would be sparsely attended because of Labor Day weekend, and it was initially, but it ultimately ended up as a nicely attended event. The night began with an … More First Friday #14

First Friday #13

I’m writing this post from my residency in Vermont, taking a break from setting up a couple projects here, to write about my thoughts on last First Friday at the Banana Factory. I always write a few notes every open house as a way of maximizing the experience of having a studio at banana. To … More First Friday #13