O'connor Art Studios

Serving the local community in providing art education and visual fine art experiences, O'Connor Art Studios offers courses in a variety of mediums and methods.

Quick Facts

2316 University Blvd #300
Tuscaloosa , AL 35401
Phone: (205) 396-9892
Website: www.oconnorartstudios.com/first-friday.html
Facebook: Visit Our Facebook Page
Email: [email protected]
Hours: 5:30-8:30 p.m.


Gallery Details

On the first Friday of almost every month, O'Connor Art Studios opens it's doors to artists and art enthusiasts in Tuscaloosa.  Come in and see what is happening in the studio. While the lineup of artists and works on display changes from month to month, you can always expect a unique, hands-on art experience when you visit. First Friday is a free event that is always family-friendly at O'Connor Art Studios! 

No First Friday in January

First Friday: December 1st, 2017  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

2nd Annual Holiday Art Sale  Representing local artists & beyond, with 100% of all sale going directly to artists!  This year, we introduce 8x8" artwork for only $88.  First come, first sold ---- DON'T BE LATE! 

Please plan on supporting the visual arts this Holiday Season.  


Our most recent First Friday events @ the studio:

November 3, 2017:  First Friday for Linda   Thank you for all that came out to remember and celebrate the beautiful life of our dear friend and local artist, Linda Bell (aka Elles Beles) who passed away earlier this year.  In Memoriam: UA Art Alumna Linda Bell article.

September 1, 2017: Introducing Briana     Thanks to all that came out and helped us in welcoming new local artist Briana Tippetts! She did a great job demonstrating her methods in inking comic books and creating characters, including her Monster Makeover contribution (in progress) for the local annual fundraising event. 

Want to see past visitors during our First Friday events?  Click here and scroll to the bottom.... you might see yourself, too!