Acrylic works by local artist Jessalyn Ward will be featured at Bustin Out Boutique as part of November’s First Friday in Juneau. (Courtesy of the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council)

Acrylic works by local artist Jessalyn Ward will be featured at Bustin Out Boutique as part of November’s First Friday in Juneau. (Courtesy of the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council)

Here’s what’s happening for First Friday in November

An annual napkin art contest, a workshop for homemade dog treats, and art featuring end-of-an-age glaciers and end-of-life items revived in new forms are part of November’s First Friday events in Juneau.

Also featured is the debut of an exhibit at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center featuring works by participants with the University of Alaska Southeast Northwest Coast Arts program, along with a multitude of exhibits by individual artists.

More information about all of the events is available at

Alice Tersteeg, Visual Artist, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Annie Kaill’s, 124 Seward St.

Alice will have a selection of large originals from her years of being an artist for sale, as well as a collection of many 8” x 10” and 16” x 20” framed originals. A total of 60% of proceeds from designated items will go to Juneau Animal Rescue, which has more than 30 cats available for adoption right now. Smaller originals will be available to take home immediately after purchase, but the bigger pieces will remain on display through the weekend.

First Friday opening only.

Alaska Mermade Linx, 4:30-7 p.m., Willow + Luna, 117 Seward St.

Custom clasp-less simple permanent jewelry with solid 14K gold, gold fill and sterling silver.

First Friday opening only.

Jessalyn Ward, painter, 4:30-7 p.m., Bustin’ Out Boutique, 234 Front St.

Jessalyn was born in Fairbanks and moved to Juneau in 2007. Working in acrylic paints, her work reflects a love for nature, as most subjects are nature inspired. She’ll be displaying originals, prints and merchandise for the month of November.

Exhibit up through the month.

Annual Napkin Art Contest Kick Off, 4-11 p.m., Triangle Club Bar, 251 Front St.

Scribble, draw, or sketch on a napkin, and enter the contest by hanging the artwork on the wall. Contest is open during the month of November. Voting will begin at Gallery Walk.

Exhibit up through the month.

Artist exhibit by Rebecca Hsieh, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Barnaby Brewing Co., 165 Shattuck Way

Show “天 A Collection of Skies” explores different elements of the sky from sunrise to sunset through multiple fiber mediums.

Exhibit up through the month.

Exhibit by Ayesha Wise, 4:30-8 p.m., Devil’s Club Brewing Co., 100 N. Franklin St.

Ayesha Wise paints the world with vibrant and saturated colors, focusing on the natural environment, especially the ocean and Alaska landscapes. Her work blends reality and fantasy using digital art and acrylic painting to portray animals, oceans, Alaskan landscapes, and fantastical hybrid creatures.

Exhibit up through the month.

Bofur’s Bakery, 4:30-7 p.m., Kindred Post, 145 S. Franklin St.

Haley’s pupcake workshop focuses on creating homemade animal treats with all natural ingredients that are minimally processed. Since then she has started sharing them locally as Bofur’s Bakery. All treats are made in Juneau using human-grade ingredients. All mail services are closed during special events.

First Friday opening only.

Mary McEwen, multimedia artist, 4:30-7 p.m., Juneau Artists Gallery, 175 S. Franklin St., Ste. 111, Senate Building.

Mary McEwen is the featured artist for the month of November at the Juneau Artists Gallery. Mary’s works use the concept of Reduce Reuse and Recycle. Check the tags on her newer line of “I used to be…” to find out what the material was in a past life: jeans, t-shirts, plastic bags, animal feed sacks, and more. The collection includes fabulous woven rugs, runners, coasters, and bags — all made from locally-sourced waste textiles.

Exhibit up through the month.

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