First Friday Art Trail


First Friday Art Trail (FFAT) is organized by and the intellectual property of the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts.  The First Friday Art Trail is a free, self-guided public art happening held predominately in the Lubbock Cultural District.  FFAT brings together collectors, artists, and community friends for an evening of art, music, and culture.  Featuring several venues, the event focuses on offering an array of art exhibitions in a variety of media.  Charles Adams Studio Project participates in this monthly art and community event by hosting rotating exhibitions, demonstrations, and more in each of our facilities. Join us for a virtual August First Friday on August 7, 2020: search #virtualfirstfridaylbk

2019 5&J Gallery Exhibitions

CASP is accepting applications for 2021 5&J Gallery Exhibitions! Apply here.

JANUARY 3rd: Stuff I Made Today – Featuring artwork made within the last 24 hours. Theme: Leisure. Curated by Hannah Dean.
FEBRUARY 7th: Noah Wakefield – Sculpture and oil paintings. Noah Wakefield.
MARCH 1st: Traverse – Featuring acrylic on canvas. Jessie Doddington.
APRIL 5th: Interconnected FormsFeaturing 2D and installation based artworks. Jeramiah Macha.
MAY 3rd: Let Me Imagine Your Bodily DysfunctionFeaturing printmaking, painting, drawing, and mixed-media installations. Stephanie Berrie.
JUNE 7th: Today I Woke Up; It Was Tomorrow – Featuring oil on panel. Jason Bly.
JULY 5th: The Blacksmith Show – Featuring artworks by various blacksmiths. Curated by Noah Wakefield.
AUGUST 2nd: Photography – Featuring black and white photographs. Melinda Harvey Green.
SEPTEMBER 6th: Clip: An International Exhibition of Works On Paper – National exhibition. Juried by Ghislaine Fremaux.
OCTOBER 4th: UFOs Over Lubbock Return – Featuring prints from across the universe. Organized by Carlos Hernandez of Burning Bones Press.
NOVEMBER 1st: A Dia de los Muertos themed exhibition – Featuring Dia de los Muertos themed works. Various artists.
DECEMBER 6th: Wired Differently – Featuring mixed media, embroidery and paintings. Kelly Reyna.


UFOs Over Lubbock

Join us for the first ever InkSlinger Printmaking event in Lubbock, TX! Organized by Carlos Hernandez of Burning Bones Press. Printmakers from across the universe will show and sell prints.
WHEN: 6:00-10:00 PM October 5th
WHERE: 5&J Gallery
HOW: This is a free event for the public.
This event is made possible in part through a grant from the City of Lubbock, as recommended by Civic Lubbock, Inc.

High Plains Print+Music Festival

Charles Adams Studio Project is proud to present: High Plains Print+Music Festival, curated by Current CASP Helen DeVitt Jones Print Studio Fellow/Artist-In-Residence Alberto Careaga and former CASP Arts Administration Fellow Jordann Davis. Featuring the work of contemporary printmakers and musicians from across the state, the festival aims to showcase the diversity, innovation, and quality of printed and sonic works by Texas-based artists. For a full press release, please click here. Special thanks to Texas Commission on the Arts for sponsoring High Plains Print+Music Festival.

March 24 – 25, 2017
LHUCA Plaza, 511 Avenue K, Lubbock, TX 79401
6PM – 10PM
All Ages
$10.00 for 1-day pass,  $15.00 for 2-day pass, 12 & under free

Funded by Texas Commission on the Arts