TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The March 1st Friday Artwork Walk featured four regional artists that have been instrumental in trying to keep the Topeka artwork local community alive and robust.

Stephen Smith owns Stephen A. Smith Artwork Gallery. It uniquely shows numerous artists’ operates. Regular, new is effective are launched for the intentional art trader, as very well as, new appreciators of wonderful art. The varied artwork mediums displayed attractiveness to a huge range of artwork enthusiasts.

Two Wolves Artwork Studio is owned by Alexander Lancaster. It is an artwork gallery and artwork studio of the Two Wolves Artist Collective, a location to demonstrate art, complete artwork and have artwork courses and classes. The studio focuses on the metropolis arts and group. 

Azyz Sharafy, an art Professor at Washburn University, teaches Electonic Arts and Graphic Design. Sharafy is at the moment exhibiting his artwork at Hearth Me Up Ceramics in the NOTO Arts District. Sharafy has become an qualified in digital and digital arts, which has transformed the program of his art follow. These ordeals contributed to the progress of College or university courses these as 2D and 3D animation, particular results, activity style, electronic portray/drawing and interactive artwork.

Staci Dawn Ogle is the Program & Communications Coordinator for the NOTO Arts and Entertainment District. Staci has been a aspect of NOTO because 2011 as an artist and gallery operator. She has demonstrated in in excess of one hundred artwork reveals, nationally and internationally, with twelve solo displays. She is energetic in the group and has contributed her artwork know-how to a lot of causes, these as the coordination of a substantial mural job for Sheltered Living, Inc. (SLI) displayed each 12 months at the Competition of Trees and collaborative paintings with an elephant and an alligator to reward the Topeka Zoo. Other local community partnerships involve Topeka Civic Theater, the Topeka Cash-Journal, ERC Designer Display Home and Reality in Comedy.  Staci is previous chair of the Aaron Douglas Art Truthful, Coordinator of NOTO Artwork and Antique Pageant, has served on the NOTO Board of Administrators, was an Arty Award Visible Artist Finalist 2017 and not too long ago nominated as a single of YWCA 2020 Woman of Excellence.

The up coming Very first Friday Artwork Walk will be Friday, April 2nd, 2021