Opening This Week
SHOE CITY GALLERY. 40 E. Pennington St. 628-7477. Opening with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 19, and continuing through August 21: new paintings, drawings, and sculpture by member artists. Twenty-five percent of all gallery sales benefit the Shoe City Artists Cooperative. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Downtown Saturday Night, and by appointment.
VENTURE GALLERY. 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road. 298-2258. Opening July 17 and continuing through July 31: new works by watercolor artist Katie Hazen. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and by appointment.
ARIZONA GALLERY. UA Student Union, north side of the mall east of Old Main. 621-5123. Continuing through August 14: The Land, an exhibition of works by selected artists from the Arizona Women's Caucus for Art. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
ARTERY FINE ART GALLERY. 2843 N. Campbell Ave. 327-6094. 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.
CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. UA campus, on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7968. Continuing through September 14: How Far Back Is Home, works by Canadian photographer Sandra Semchuk. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
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.
DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. 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.
HACIENDA DEL SOL GALLERY. 5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. 299-1501. Continuing through August 6: platinum photographs by Gary Auerbach. Gallery hours are 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.
JOSÉ GALVEZ GALLERY. 743 N. Fourth Ave. 624-6878. Continuing through September 6: Joseph Maruska: New Paintings. There is a reception for the artist from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 19. Also continuing: new works by Tony DeCarlo. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. Downtown Saturday Night and by appointment.
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.
LIONEL ROMBACH GALLERY. Gross Gallery Building. UA Fine Arts Complex, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. 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.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through August 30: hand-crafted furniture, accessories, and outdoor sculpture by 12 artists. There is a Monsoon Party and Artists' Reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 26. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
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 pastel portraits by Paul Erath are on display at 221 S. Church Ave., in La Placita. See Martina Thies' installation, Longing for the Ocean, at 221 N. Court Ave. Susannah Fiering's woodcuts are on display at 38 E. Congress St. 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.
PINK ADOBE GALLERY. 222 E. Congress St. 623-2828. 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. 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.
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, Thursday Night Art Walk 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 & Parkways: Public Art in Tucson. This exhibit will feature public art projects from Tucson's past, present, and future. Regular gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
TEMPLE GALLERY. 330 S. Scott Ave. 884-4875. Continuing through August 4: the Tucson Museum of Art's Mentor Exhibition. 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 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.
UNION GALLERY. UA Student Union, first floor. 621-5123. Continuing through August 11: Desert Solitaire, recent paintings by Max Hammond. There is a reception for the artists from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 25. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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. Ten percent of the gallery's commission from all sales will be donated to the Tucson Arts District Partnership. Call 792-0313 for information.
Out Of Town
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. 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.
ARTS BRIGADE. Get involved with the Brigade: Help paint a mural on Fourth Avenue, work on a Quilt of Solidarity, participate in the street chalk mural and more with the Arts Brigade, an intergenerational collective of politically minded cultural workers. To get the scoop, join them any Tuesday at 7 p.m. for an orientation meeting. Call 629-8346 for information.
ATTENTION ARTISTS. Studio space available. Shoe City Artists Cooperative and Gallery is accepting new members. Applications are available at 40 E. Pennington St. or the Downtown Arts and Business Alliance. Call 628-7477 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. 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.
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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