October First Friday show features dance, visual and performance art

“Flight of Fancy” includes work from 23 artists who work in diverse styles and mediums.

Indiana Landmarks’ First Friday show at its Rapp Family Gallery on Oct. 7 features 23 artists who work in diverse styles and mediums. “Flight of Fancy: Subconscious Thoughts, Dreamlike Scenes & Surreal Visions,” will display art focused on the mind’s eye, whimsy, fantasy, and imaginative ideas not practical or useful in real situations. You’ll see references to art nouveau, cubism, futurism, dada, De Stijl, abstract expressionism and surrealism in two and three dimensions.

“Flight of Fancy” includes art by JD Bills, Deidre Bush, Earle Butterworth, Parrish Cooper, Sarah Dolezal, Brinton Farrand, Gary Gee, Mason Gray, Tomas Howie, David Humbert, Gary Lynn, Jenna Mishelow, Steve Otis, Lisa Sears, Steve Sickles, Nathan Underneath, and Amy Ward, with fashion designer Wazeil, traveling photographers David Slivka and Tyson White, performance artists Cuong Koi Tran and the [ICNH] Dance Crew with Teresa Sutherlin and d.j. UaZit.

During the First Friday opening, 6-9 p.m., you can also tour Indiana Landmarks Center, 1201 Central Avenue in Indianapolis. Built as a Methodist church in the nineteenth century, the adapted structure holds theaters and a reception hall in addition to the gallery and Indiana Landmarks’ headquarters. Indiana Landmarks’ First Friday shows are free and open to the public.

WHAT: First Friday Art show, “Flight of Fancy: Subconscious Thoughts, Dreamlike Scenes & Surreal Visions”

WHO: 23 artists who work in diverse styles and mediums

WHEN: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7

WHERE: Indiana Landmarks Center, Rapp Family Gallery, 1201 Central Ave.

COST: Admission is free

CONTACT:  Mark Szobody, 317-639-4534,

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