Opening This Week
ARTERY FINE ART GALLERY. 2843 N. Campbell Ave. 327-6094. Opening July 4 and continuing through September 30: New works by local artists, featuring paintings, photography, statues, and prints. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. Opening July 3 and continuing through September 8: Sizzling Sensations, paintings, sculpture, and mixed-media creations. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
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 with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, and continuing through August 14: The Lunatic's Ball, an art installation by Cassie C. Davis. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
PINK ADOBE GALLERY. 222 E. Congress St. 623-2828. Opening July 3 and continuing through July 31: Metal sculptures by Henry Dupere, handpainted wood sculptures by Brian Andreas, and gemstone jewelry by Joryel Vera. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.
PINK ADOBE GALLERY. 6538 E. Tanque Verde Road. 298-5995. Opening July 3 and continuing through July 31: Clay animals by Linda Brewer, handcrafted Judaica by Gary Rosenthal, and colored pencil drawings by Katherine Hetzel. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
ART!!! GALLERY. 6328 E. Broadway. 745-8586. Continuing through July 15: Visions Alive, works by member artists in oil, acrylic, watercolor, etchings, ceramics and paper collage. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
BERO GALLERY. 41 S. Sixth Ave. 792-0313. Continuing through July 19: Salón de Célébration, a mixed-media exhibit of Tucson artists refused from the TMA's official Arizona Biennial '97. The reception will be hosted by both Bero and Raw galleries, 41-43 S. Sixth Ave., and refreshments will be served. Ten percent of the gallery's commission from all sales will be donated to the Tucson Arts District Partnership. Call 792-0313 for information.
DAVIS DOMINGUEZ GALLERY. Casas Adobes Office Park. 6812 N. Oracle Road. 297-1427. Continuing through August 2: Tucson Collection '97, the fifth annual Summer Invitational Small Works Exhibition, featuring works by more than 40 Tucson artists. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA Fine Arts Complex. South end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Continuing through August 14: Territories of Grace: Post-Holocaust Kabbalist Works, by Josh Goldberg. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Saturdays.
OLD PUEBLO FRAMEWORKS AND GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Continuing through July 25: Southwest Potpourri, featuring paintings by Cal Cook and Del Sutton. Regular 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. Various downtown locations. Oil crayon portraits by Paul Erath are on display at 110 S. Church Ave. Oils and acrylics by Susan Shollenberger can be seen at 221 S. Church Ave., in La Placita Village. See Martina Thies' installation, Longing for the Ocean, at 221 N. Court Ave. Visit the Tucson Arts District Partnership office, 4 E. Congress St., to view a sampling of works by artists who've previously exhibited in Phantom Galleries. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information on other Phantom Gallery locations.
PHANTOM MURALS AND SCULPTURE. Various downtown locations. 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. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information.
PHILABAUM CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS. 711 S. Sixth Ave. 884-7404. Continuing through August 30: Interior Motives III: Dinner for Two, featuring tabletop items including glass dinnerware, drinking vessels and table accessories. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
RAW GALLERY. 43 S. Sixth Ave. 882-6927. Continuing through August 30: FREE ART!, a collection of miniature works presented in the Raw window displays by the Tucson art group T.A.G. Regular gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Downtown Saturday Night and Thursday Night Art Walks or by appointment.
T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Continuing through August 1: the Tucson/Pima Arts Council presents Parks, Plazas & Roadways: Discovering Public Art. This exhibit will feature art from Tucson's past, present, and future. Regular gallery hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
TOHONO CHUL PARK GALLERY. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through August 10: Tohono Chul Park's Permanent Collection of Native American Crafts. Continuing through September 22: Artful Visions: Artworks by Students of TUSD Magnet Schools. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. Continuing through August 17: Arizona Biennial '97, featuring 117 works by 85 Arizona artists. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 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.
TUCSON PIMA LIBRARY. 101 N. Stone Ave. 791-4393. Continuing through July 31: Abstract topographical pastel designs and whimsical colored pencil drawings by Jan Damorest. Exhibit space open during regular library hours.
CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. UA campus, on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7968. Continuing through July 6: An Excess of Fact--Lee Friedlander/The Sonoran Desert. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
DINNERWARE GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Continuing through July 5: Dinnerware Member-Artist's Group Exhibition. Gallery hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursdays, and Downtown Saturday Night.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through July 5: elaborate wire-work and stone jewelry by Alexandra Etchelecu, and works in clay by Joy Fox, Ralph Scala, and Maria Simon. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Out Of Town
DESERT CABALLEROS WESTERN MUSEUM. 21 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg. Continuing through July 6: Navajo Code Talkers, black and white photographs by Kenji Kawano. Call 1-520-684-2272 for gallery hours and information.
OTERO STREET GALLERY. 5 Camino Otero, Tubac. Continuing through July 28: Creative Expressions, featuring works by Sharon Bertrand, Ron Brickley, Sandy Brodie, and Diana Davis. Call 398-8014 for gallery hours and information.
SUZANNE BROWN GALLERIES. 7160 Main St., Scottsdale. Opening with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 10, and continuing through July 24: collage work by Stanley Grosse. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Thursday evenings 7 to 9 p.m., and Sunday by appointment. Call 1-800-229-8475 for information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Central Arts Collective seeks entries for Local Exposure, a juried exhibition of Tucson photographers, to run in September. Entry fee is $20 for up to four slides. Submission deadline is July 31. For prospectus, send SASE to: Local Exposure, Central Arts Collective, 188 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85701.
CALL TO ARTISTS. The Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix is now accepting entries for the second annual Art In Bloom fundraiser, on October 12. Participants will display and sell artwork inspired by the Southwest desert environment, valued in the $25 to $2,000 range. Artists will also be asked to donate at least one work to the silent auction. Submission deadline is July 15. Call Jim Sudal at 1-602-941-1255 for prospectus.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Tohono Chul Park seeks artists working with colored pencils for a juried exhibition sponsored by the Arizona Colored Pencil Society, scheduled to run October 9 through November 30. Members and non-members of the ACPS are encouraged to apply. Deadline for submissions is August 1. For a prospectus, send SASE to: Vicki Donkersley, Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Artists are invited to help celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mission San Xavier del Bac. Artists may submit entries in all media for exhibit at the Tucson Museum of Art in October. Deadline is July 14. Call Tisa Sherman at 624-2333 for entry requirements and prospectus.
ART WALK UPDATE. Docent-guided Art Walk tours of the Arts District and downtown galleries are taking a summer vacation until the fall. Self-guided tours may continue, but it is suggested to call ahead and confirm gallery summer hours. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for a brochure of downtown galleries 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.
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