ARTOpening This Week
LIONEL ROMBACH GALLERY. Gross Gallery Building. UA Fine Arts Complex, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Opening March 27 and continuing through April 16: Retro: The Future of the Future, a juried student exhibition by UA undergraduate Visual Communications majors. There's an awards ceremony at 4 p.m., followed by an artists' reception from 5 to 7 p.m., on Friday, March 27. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
S.T.A.I.N.E.D. GALLERY. Sabino high School. 5000 N. Bowes Road. 512-3225, ext. 5315. Opening March 26 and continuing through April 8: Feel the Blues, the photography of Charles Rhone, featuring his photographs of famous blues musicians. There's a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays, and by appointment.
APPARATUS GALLERY. 299 S. Park Ave. 791-3505. Continuing through May 2: Clay & Mosaic, a group exhibition featuring the works of David Aguirre, Maurice Grossman, Ann Hoff, Robert Hoffman, Joy Holdread, James A. Jones, Anna Keefer, Jim Pollack, Sherrie Posternak and Dan Wilhelm. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
APPAREL GALLERY. 191 E. Toole Ave. 798-1952. Continuing: Traveling Abroad, a multi-media exhibit that combines art pieces and vintage clothing to evoke a thematically coherent exploration of travel. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and by appointment.
ARIZONA-SONORA DESERT MUSEUM GALLERY. 2021 N. Kinney Road. Continuing through April 22: Animals of the Sonoran Desert, an exhibition of origami by Michael LaFosse. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Admission is free with museum ticket. Call 883-2702 for information.
BERO GALLERY. 41 S. Sixth Ave. 792-0313. Continuing through April 11: photographs and handmade books by Alice Cummings and Cynthia Laureen Vogt. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. Downtown Saturday Nights, and by appointment.
CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. 621-7968. UA campus, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. Continuing through May 24: Sea Change: The Seascape in Contemporary Photography, including works by 18 photographic artists. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412 Continuing through May 17: Harmony and Contrast, an exhibit featuring the works of local artists in various media. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
ELEANOR JECK GALLERIES. St. Philip's Plaza. 4280 N. Campbell Ave. 299-2139. Continuing through April 17: Burst of Spring, featuring new works by gallery artists. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and by appointment.
ELIZABETH CHERRY CONTEMPORARY ART. 437 E. Grant Road. 903-0577. Continuing through May 2: Works by Alice Stepanek and Steven Maslin, featuring highly detailed landscape paintings combining formal and conceptual theory. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
HACIENDA DEL SOL GALLERY. 5601 Hacienda del Sol Road. 299-1501. Continuing through May: the paintings of T.J. Gress June. Call for gallery hours.
IT'S A BLAST GALLERY. 2631 E. Broadway. 327-7879. Continuing: hand-blown glassware by Phil Kindler and Marsha Jacquay; watercolors and prints by Jean Beck; industrial/deco metal furnishings by Damion Velasquez; and silver jewelry by Stephanie Boardly. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
JOSÉ GALVEZ GALLERY. 743 N. Fourth Ave. 624-6878. Continuing through April 4: The Road To Mexico, photographs from Tucson to Sonora by Maeve Hickey. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and 6 to 9 p.m. Downtown Saturday Nights.
JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA Campus, located on the southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. 626-4215. Continuing through April 2: Abject Lands: Personal Horizons, an exchange exhibition of work by faculty and students from the University of Western Australia, the Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia, and the University of Arizona. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
J & R FRAMING GALLERY. 6250 N. Oracle Road. 297-7457. Continuing through April 3: The Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild (SAWG) presents its 30th annual juried exhibition. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
MURPHEY GALLERY. St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 298-0586. Continuing through April 2: natural history photography by Bishop "Skip" McDonald, and Southwestern wildlife in watercolor and mixed-media by Don Fillenberg. Gallery hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through April 25: works in fiber by Linda Lewis. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
OLD PUEBLO GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Continuing through April 3: Nine Views in Waterside, an exhibit by Lees Neuf, with works by Perdita Andrews, Diana Davis, Kathi Doudnik, Joanne Garry, Barbara Lewis, Lois L. McDonald, Cindy Reves, Ann Rodgers and Joan Shaw. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and by appointment.
PHANTOM GALLERY. Continuing at the Tucson Arts District Partnership, 4 E. Congress St.: paintings by Jennifer Sullivan Carney; and painted wood sculptures and Prismacolor drawings by Joan Sullivan Marum. Continuing at 45 N. Sixth Ave.: Aloha Shirts, a project by students at Flowing Wells Junior High School. Continuing at 221 N. Court Ave.: watercolors by Palmer Butler. Continuing at 110 S. Church Ave.: whimsical enamel-on-glass paintings by Janet Miller. Call 624-9977 for information on other Phantom Gallery locations.
PHANTOM MURALS AND SCULPTURE. The following outdoor murals are located in the Arts District: Ofrenda, by Martin Hernandez, 111 S. Sixth Ave; Homage To Tucson, by Lydia D'Amico, 400 N. Fourth Ave; Cats, by Monika Rossa, 36 E. Congress St.; Mythical Muscular Figures, by Gustavo Rocha, behind Johnny Gibson's in Arizona Alley; Drawn to the Light, by Luna Lee Ray, corner of Broadway and Stone Avenue; and The Thinkers, by Eleanor Kohloss, Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street. Ned Egan's Blue Steel Bouquet, the first in the Phantom Sculpture Spring Series, can be found next to the Julian Drew building on Broadway between Fifth and Sixth avenues. The newest addition to the Phantom Sculpture Series, 2B by Konried Muench, is in front of the Bank of America Plaza at 33 N. Stone Ave. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information.
PHILABAUM CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS. 711 S. Sixth Ave. 884-7404. Continuing through April 25: Philabaum's Southwest Invitational XI, Deep Relief--Carved Glass, with works by 11 artists. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
ROSEQUIST GALLERIES. 1615 E. Fort Lowell Road. 327-5729. Continuing through April 7: Three for the Show, featuring new works by Stephanie Carleton, Frederick Hambley and Phil Lichtenhan. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
TEMPLE GALLERY. 330 S. Scott Ave. 884-4875. Continuing through April 8: Her Garden: Objects and Sites Remembered, an exhibit of paintings by Barbara Rogers. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and prior to ATC performances. Call 624-7370 for information.
TOHONO CHUL PARK GALLERY. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through April 27: You Can't Judge A Book by Its Cover, an exhibit of unique, handmade books. Continuing through April 12: Trappings of the Cowboy: Boots, Saddles, Hats & More. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. Continuing through May 24: Directions: Point of Fracture, an installation by Amy Zuckerman combining photographs and tape recordings of the families of murder victims. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for seniors and students, and free for children under age 12. Admission is free for all on Tuesdays.
ARTERY FINE ARTS. 2843 N. Campbell Ave. Continuing through March 31: Reflections from a Sunlit Land, a multi-media exhibit by members of the Southwestern League of Fine Arts. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 327-6094 for information.
ARTIST OF THE MONTH GALLERY. Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson. 4831 E. 22nd St. 323-6791. Continuing through March 29: an annual, multi-cultural show featuring the works of Trena Howard, Armando Montano, Guadalupe Montano, Alfred Quiroz, George Welch, Angelique Feldman, Susan Mendosa and Anna Vasilyeva. Gallery hours are 9 a.m to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 E. Broadway. 623-5883. Continuing through March 28: my pet 2, juried works in all media by national artists. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and during Thursday evening Art Walk and Downtown Saturday Night.
DAVIS DOMINGUEZ GALLERY. 6812 N. Oracle Road. 297-1427. Continuing through March 28: paintings by Rudy Nadler and Debra Salopek, and mixed-media paintings and collages by David Pennington. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
DINNERWARE GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Continuing through March 28: sculpture by John Davis. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.
ETHERTON GALLERY. 135 S. Sixth Ave. 624-7370. Continuing through March 28: paintings by Nancy Tokar Miller; and glass art by Preston Singletary and Benjamin Moore. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and during Downtown Saturday Nights.
KALEIDOSCOPE FINE ARTS GALLERY. Unitarian Universalist Church. 3601 W. Cromwell Drive. 615-8625. Continuing through March 31: The Dance of Form and Spirit, monotypes by Sylvia Garland. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
MARATHON-MILAGRO GALLERY. Plaza Palomino. 2920 N. Swan Road. 323-1138. Continuing through March 31: works by Barbara Gurwitz, Dwight Haigh, Diana Madaras and Diane Redhair; paintings by Eva Arenas, Nathan Solano, Katalin Ehling and Deborah Hiatt. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
PINK ADOBE GALLERY. 222 E. Congress St. 623-2828. Continuing through March 31: handpainted black-and-white photographs by David Franck; metal sculpture by Henry Dupere; and functional pottery by Jerry Pollari. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and DSN.
PINK ADOBE GALLERY EAST. 6538 E. Tanque Verde Road. 298-5995. Continuing through March 31: Story People, by Brian Andreas, and ceramics by Ann Hoff and Andree Richmond. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
PRESS 101.101 W. Fifth St. 884-0278. Continuing through April 1: paintings by Matt Cotton and Kevin Johnson. Call for gallery hours.
RAW GALLERY. 43 S. Sixth Ave. 882-6927. Continuing through March 31: The Tablet Series, recent works by Susan Rider. These large oil paintings seem to be torn from a child's diary. Continuing: Love to Hate, Hate to Love II, an exhibition of miniature works by the group TAG in the RAW windows. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, until 7 p.m. during Thursday Night Art Walk, from 7 to 10 p.m. Downtown Saturday Nights, and by appointment.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. Continuing through March 31 at Casa Cordova: Maria Luisa Tena's El Nacimiento, elaborate and varied scenes of the nativity. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for seniors and students, and free for children under age 12. Admission is free for all on Tuesdays.
WOMANKRAFT GALLERY. 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976. Continuing through March 29: Drawing Down The Muse, works in all media by participants in the Drawing Down The Muse workshop. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Out Of Town
TUBAC CENTER OF THE ARTS. 9 Plaza Road, Tubac. 398-9511. Opening March 21 and continuing through April 26: A Tradition of Excellence, the Arizona Designer Craftsmen '98 exhibit. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
55 MAIN GALLERY. 55 Main St., Bisbee. Continuing through March 31: a retrospective of works in oil and pencil by Tucson artist Tony Quesada, from 1939 to 1997. Call (520) 432-4694 for information.
OTERO STREET GALLERY. 5 Camino Otero, Tubac. 398-8014. Continuing through March 29: The Winter Members' Show and Festival, featuring works in all major media by the 26 artist-members. Gallery hours are 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
ARMORY PARK GARDEN ART. 522 S. Fifth Ave. Janet Miller opens her gardens from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 28, for her third annual reverse glass painting show and sale. Her heirloom gardens will be ablaze with spring glory. Call 624-8709 for information.
ARTS BRIGADE. Calling community and neighborhood artists: Want to have some fun and help your community? The Tucson Arts Brigade is a multi-cultural, inter-generational collective of community-based cultural workers. For participation information, weekly events, donations of art supplies, or commissioning the Arts Brigade for a project or program, call 791-9359; or email ArtBrigade@aol.com.
ARTS & CRAFTS SUBMISSIONS. St. Philip's In The Hills. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. The parish holds its sixth annual juried Outdoor Arts & Crafts festival on October 18, with jurying for the show on April 25. For application, send SASE to Viola Marshall, 2111 N. Camino da La Cienega, Tucson, AZ 85715, or stop by the parish office. Call 298-0586 for information.
ARTANDCRAFTFEST. The Midvale Park Chevron presents its first annual Art and Craft Festival on March 27 and 28. Call 529-1946 for information.
ART WALK. Fine artists and galleries await on the weekly Art Walk, a self- or docent-guided stroll through the Downtown Arts District between 5 and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Free tours of public art displays and participating galleries begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Park Inn Suite Santa Rita Hotel, 88 E. Broadway. Call 624-9977 for information and a listing of participating galleries.
ART WORKS. Tucson/Pima Arts Council. 240 N. Stone Ave. Join the Art Works! program workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 28, to learn about youth job training in the arts. Participants will meet with a panel of artists/supervisors, community liaisons and youth employees. All artistic disciplines are welcome. The workshop is free. For reservations and information, call Annabelle Nunez at 624-0595, ext. 23, or Lorraine Hernandez at 624-0595, ext. 10.
ARTISAN'S MARKET. TMA Plaza of the Pioneers. 140 N. Main Ave. Join Tucson artisans for food, music and arts and crafts, including jewelry, pottery, glass and metal art, furniture and photography, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 3, 4 and 5. Call 624-2333 for information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. The Center Arts Gallery at the UA Campus Christian Center seeks art in all media for wall display during the 1998-'99 season. Interested artists should send 10 35mm slides representative of their work, slide list and résumé to: The Campus Christian Center, 715 N. Park Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719. Submission deadline is April 15.
CALL TO ARTISTS. The Hunger Artist Gallery, 1001-E Yale Blvd., SE, Albuquerque, NM, is accepting submissions for Works Unknown, a students-only art exhibition to run from May 21 to June 22. Submissions of 2D and 3D media will be considered (no video, installation, glass or ceramics) from artists 18 and over currently attending school or an art class. Fees are $5 per entry, limited to five entries. All works must be for sale at a 15-percent commission to the gallery. Deadline is April 20. For information, send SASE to The Hunger Gallery; or call toll free on Fridays, (888) 943-0238.
CALL FOR MEMBERSHIP. The Group for Photographic Intentions is accepting applications for membership from Tucson area artists. GPI is a non-profit artists' organization which provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information about contemporary photographic concerns. For an application, send SASE to: GPI, P.O. Box 1691, Tucson, AZ 85702. Application deadline is March 31. Call 578-3058 for information.
EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOPS. WomanKraft Castle Art Center. 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976. WomanKraft continues its Neighborhood Arts Empowerment Workshop Series from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Workshops are $10, free to anyone making less than $15,000 a year, careless or homeless. Children who are capable of working independently are welcome; others must have adult supervision. Pre-registration is required. Call 629-9976 for registration or for a schedule of upcoming workshops.
FUNDING WORKSHOP. Tucson/Pima Arts Council. 240 N. Stone Ave. Learn the details of potential funding opportunities, including writing grant applications, the ins and outs of fellowships and submissions for public art commissions. The workshop is conducted by a panel of T/Pac staff and artists at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 28. Reservations are suggested. Call Beth Hancock at 624-0595, ext. 21; or Albert Soto 624-0595, ext. 18, for reservations and information.
GLASSBLOWING DEMONSTRATION. Watch glassblowers practice their craft at the downtown studio of Philabaum Contemporary Art Glass, 711 S. Sixth Ave. Call 884-7404 to confirm the day's schedule, or if there are more than six people in your party.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. The Obsidian Gallery is seeking submissions of all craft and fine arts media, furniture, lighting, functional and/or decorative objects for a Summer 1998 Interiors exhibition. Deadline for submissions is May 1. Include SASE for the return of materials. The gallery is also seeking submissions of outdoor sculpture for its annual Monsoon Madness show. Deadline for materials is also May 1.
WAREHOUSE WALKS. Take a tour of Tucson's Historic Warehouse District with The Tucson Arts District Partnership. Tours run the second Saturday of each month, and meet at 8:50 a.m. in the lobby of the Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Group size is limited, with RSVPs requested by 5 p.m. the Thursday prior to the tour. Participants should dress comfortably, and plan on being outdoors. Call 624-9977 for information.
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