Sunday, November 24

Stutz Artists Offers Holiday Open House During First Friday Dec. 6

Sidewalk Symphony
*press release* The Stutz Artists Association is offering a holiday version of its annual open house on Dec. 6 with 30 open artists’ studios, an exhibition featuring art for gift-giving and the second annual bicycle selection for artists participating in an upcoming competition. The Stutz Business Center is located at 212 W. 10th St., Indianapolis (Enter from 10th Street via alley).

For the first time ever on a First Friday in the evening, visitors will be able to roam the massive building to find approximately 30 studios in which artists will be hosting receptions from 6 to 9 p.m.

“Splendid Menagerie” exhibition will be in part of the Raymond James Stutz Art Gallery on the first floor featuring small and large works created with gift-giving in mind. Art will include paintings and graphics, jewelry of many different styles and materials, greeting cards, photography, and fabric arts including quilting and hand dyed wall art.

Another part of the gallery will feature the “IDADA First in Line” show featuring snapshots of the people who bought artwork. IDADA will hold a reception and sale on Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. Visit for more details.

The evening will be complete with the second annual bicycle selection for reCYCLE pARTS II, a juried art exhibit and competition in May 2014. One-by-one, participating artists will pick an entire bike starting at 7 p.m. Artists will draw a number at registration that determines the order of bicycle selection. All art in the show will be created including at least three pieces of the selected bicycle.

COST: Free and open to the public
INFO: or (317) 503-6420
Image: Julia Zollman Wickes. studio-B335

Elizabeth J. Musgrave is a syndicated fine-living, travel, food, wine and spirits columnist, freelance writer and photographer, and performing arts and restaurant critic for Gotta Go. Read Infused, her spirits, wine & beer lifestyle column, at and and catch her as Indy’s Personal Lifestyle Adviser on Indy Style, WISH8 (CBS). Gotta Go is published on,, and in print. Follow her on Twitter @GottaGo, LinkedIn and Facebook.

1 comment:

Julia said...

Hi Elizabeth, Thank you for sharing my artwork, "Sidewalk Symphony" in your blogpost. Will you be at the Stutz on December 6th? I am in B-335. I look forward to meeting you and showing you the original "Sidewalk Symphony."
All the best, Julia Zollman Wickes