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First Friday events scheduled Jan. 4

BEMIDJI—The First Friday Art Walk will be held Jan. 4 at various locations in Bemidji.

Here is a list of new exhibits and First Friday events for the month:

Gallery North will be showcasing the upcoming 13th annual Hockey Day Minnesota presented by Wells Fargo from 2-5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4. Featured artist during the art walk will be Gallery North's newest member, Gary Palmer from Blackduck. Palmer is a watercolor artist and woodcarver/woodburner. Gallery North is located at 310 Fourth St. NW.

Wild Hare Bistro and Coffeehouse will present the work of artist Seth Larson through the month of January. Larson specializes in drawing and photography, and a dark, intricate style of portraiture and fan art. Meet the artist from 3-5 p.m. on Jan. 4. Wild Hare is located at 523 Minnesota Ave. NW.

Watermark Art Center presents "A Work in Process: the Artwork of Joachim Berthold." Berthold (1917-1990) was a West German sculptor who worked predominantly in bronze. The exhibit at Watermark will feature small and large sculptures, as well as drawings, all of which focus on Berthold's central theme of man—not the external manifestations of the human form, but rather, the essence of the human being. The opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. on Jan 4. Meet Berthold's family during the reception. Special guests are Chris Hamilton and Ursula (Berthold) Murch. Watermark is located at 505 Bemidji Ave N.

Here is a list of continuing exhibits available general operating hours:

Dunn Brothers Coffee will feature the photography of Elise Heisler, a travel photographer whose work captures beauty, history and culture. The exhibit at Dunn Brothers features images taken in Italy and Switzerland. Dunn Brothers is located at 501 Paul Bunyan Drive SE and is open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Neilson Place continues its exhibit featuring the photography of Bob Panther. View the work from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Neilson Place is located on the Sanford WoodsEdge campus, 1000 Anne St. NW.

The Bemidji Public Library wall will continue its mixed media show by members of Gallery North, an artist cooperative that displays the original artwork of area artists. View the artwork at the library, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and located at 509 America Ave. NW.