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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 May First Friday on May 7, 2021

2021 5&J Gallery Exhibitions

APRIL 2nd: Invented FigurationsFeaturing paintings, drawings, and soft sculpture. Madeline Hernandez.
MAY 7th: BC GilbertRelics, Trophy Mounts and Urban Arrowheads.
JUNE 4th: The Hunt – Featuring an immersive environment of freestanding sculptures and wall-based work. Brittany Ham and Justin Korver.
JULY 2nd: The Blacksmith Show – Featuring artworks by various blacksmiths. Curated by Noah Wakefield.
AUGUST 6th: “See Jane”: The Forth Wave – Featuring digital collage photography. Tricia Earl.
SEPTEMBER 3rd: Painting Symposium.
OCTOBER 1st: UFOs Over Lubbock – Featuring prints from across the universe. Organized by Carlos Hernandez of Burning Bones Press.
NOVEMBER 5th: A Paradigm of Suspension – Featuring oil paintings. Craig Cully and Kelly Leslie ‘aka’ Caysee Tew.
DECEMBER 3rd: Night Ride – Featuring sculpture, video and digital prints. Perry Burlingame, Eric D. Charlton, Cait Finley, Rebecca Forstater, Jack Honeysett, and Amanda Struver.


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