Calls for Artists/Participation for October Final Fridays

11 10 2011

Flora & Fauna Salon Seeks Artist(s) for Final Fridays:

Flora & Fauna Salon is seeking an artist to display work for an October Final Fridays exhibit

contact: please email images or website to Andiy Ransom, owner

Kansas Sampler Seeks Artist(s) for Final Fridays:

contact: Mario Bonilla
Kansas Sampler Lawrence
921 Massachusetts St.
Lawrence, KS 66045

From the STArt Alliance:

October 10, 2011
Dear artist friends,
I am writing to invite your participation in upcoming Lawrence Final Friday art shows, and request
suggestions for improving our services to artists, and/or involvement with the Science, Technology,
and Art (STArt) Alliance, which sponsors these activities.
Please let me know if you would like to:
1.  Show your art at one of our October Final Friday art shows.  We will follow up with more
information, details on costs, confirmation forms, etc.
2.  Show your art at future Final Friday shows.  Please specify the month(s) of interest.
3.  Help build the STArt Alliance.
4.  Participate in an organizational meeting and share ideas on how to improve what we are
Please drop us an email at to join our mailing list, and let us know
how you would like to participate.
We would be very appreciative if you would include comments and suggestions on our services to
artists.  Please let us know how we can better meet your needs, and improve our shows or other
aspects of our work.
For information on the planned October Final Friday art shows and the STArt Alliance, please
review the background on the following pages.

Eric Kirkendall,
STArt Alliance

From The Eldridge Hotel:

Downtown Lawrence’s “Final Fr idays” event has been a hit and the
histor ic Eldr idge hotel is continuing to par ticipate on Friday, October
28th. The Eldridge is inviting artists to showcase their pumpkin
carving art work to celebrate October & Halloween. They will be
displayed in the hotel beginning Friday, Oct. 28 through Halloween.

When:    Oc t 28th for Final Fridays and continued through Monday, Oc t 31st.
Where:    The E ldridge – 7th & Massachusetts in Downtown L awrence –
pumpkins will be displayed throughout the hotel ( TEN Restaurant,
The Jayhawker, and Lobby)
Who:     Open to artists of all ages (organizations or individual artists may be represented).
Medium:    Must be a real pumpkin or gourd.
May be carved, painted, or otherwise decorated.
Theme:    Anything tasteful.
No real candles will be allowed in your pumpkins; please supply a battery powered
candle if your pumpkin needs to be lit from within.
Please supply the following with your pumpkin art:
Name / Organization / Title / Contact Info (telephone & email)
Space is limited – please call Patti McCormick @ 785-830-3944 ASAP to reserve space; first come-first served.
Please deliver pumpk ins to The Eldridge on Thursday, Oct. 27th between 9am-6pm.
Pick up: Pumpkins may be picked up on Tuesday, Nov. 1st until 5:30pm.  After this time, all pumpkins will
be disposed of and sent to the great pumpkin patch in the sky.  We hope you can participate and make
Downtown Lawrence and The Eldridge a special Halloween location!
Q uestions – please contac t Patti McCormick , Director of Special Events
785-830-3944 or




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