ARTOpening This Week
DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. Opening August 18, and continuing through November 8: How the West Was Done, a tribute to longtime gallery member Patricia Anderson, including a memorial display of her exquisite serigraphs. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
DINNERWARE GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St.
TOHONO CHUL PARK. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Opening August 15 and continuing through September 8: Creative Visions III, art work by children from the Catalina Foothills School District, and other elementary schools. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Suggested donation is $2. Call 742-6455 for a daily events schedule.
UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. Opening August 15 and continuing through September 20: Recent Acquisitions 1997-1998, featuring Dennis Oppenheim's "The Final Dance" series.
UNION GALLERY. UA Student Union, first floor.
ARIZONA GALLERY. UA Student Union, north side of the mall east of Old Main. 621-5123. Continuing through September 22: new work by David Brown. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday.
ARIZONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY. 949 E. Second St. 628-5774.
Continuing through January 15: Lines Drawn in Sand and Water:
Postcards of the Mexican-American Border, a presentation of
photographic and illustrative postcards spanning the 20th century.
Museum hours are 10 a.m. to
ARIZONA-SONORA DESERT MUSEUM. 2201 N. Kinney Road. 883-3077. Continuing through August 26: The Calendar Series: A Landscape Diary, paintings by John A. Louder. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
ARTERY FINE ARTS GALLERY. 2843 N. Campbell Ave. Continuing through October: Sunset Shadows. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
ARTIST OF THE MONTH GALLERY. Unitarian Universalist Church. 4831 E. 22nd St. Continuing through September 4: Fleeting Visions, an exhibit of digitized photography by Niles Root. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call Abigail Root at 885-5179 for information.
CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 E. Broadway. 623-5883. Continuing through August 29: Starting from Within, works by Phoenician artist Mary Bates, and Tucson artists Carl Rald and Ted Springer. An artists' reception meets from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, August 22. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and during Thursday evening Art Walk and Downtown Saturday Night.
GALVEZ GALLERY/MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL ARTS CENTER. 743
N. Fourth Ave.
HACIENDA DEL SOL GALLERY. Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort. 5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. Continuing through September 22: Dance of Form and Spirit, works by Sylvia Garland. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Call 299-1501 for information.
IT'S A BLAST GALLERY. 2631 E. Broadway. 327-7879. Currently featuring serigraphs of Marilyse Goulet, and handmade paper by Betsy Farmer; contemporary sterling silver jewelry by Tracey Hale; industrial/deco metal furnishings by Damion Velasquez; and functional porcelain bowls and stoneware by Matthew Payton. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave.
PHANTOM GALLERY. The following installations are sponsored by the Tucson Arts District Partnership: sculptural objects by Peter Korbel, 221 N. Court Ave.; pastel drawings by Deezie Manning-Catron, 4 E. Congress St.; abstract canvases by Mike Stack, 110 S. Church Ave.; and acrylic paintings by Robert Barber and Jenny Kilb, 260 S. Church Ave. 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; The Thinkers, by Eleanor Kohloss, Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street; and Building Community Mural, by multi-age classes from Miles Exploratory Learning Center, City Annex Building. Ned Egan's Blue Steel Bouquet is next to the Julian Drew building on Broadway between Fifth and Sixth avenues. The newest additions to the Phantom Sculpture Series are three sculptural pieces by Stephen G. Derks, in front of the Bank of America Plaza, 33 N. Stone Ave. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information.
RAW GALLERY. 43 S. Sixth Ave. 882-6927. Continuing through August 29: Monotype, recent monotype prints by TAG artists. Also on exhibit: TAG artists present Hot Objects, an exhibition of small works in the RAW windows. Summer gallery hours are 7 to 10 p.m. during Downtown Saturday Nights, and by appointment.
TALLER DU MANÚ. 611 S. Sixth Ave. 882-8423. Continuing: Tineo/Manú, a two-artist show. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass
on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. Continuing through
fall 1998: Campus Outdoor Sculpture by Robert Wick. Gallery
hours are 9 a.m. to
VENTURE FINE ARTS. 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road. 298-2258. Continuing through August 31: a group exhibition featuring the work of Caroline Norton, Keith Christie, Richard Fillhouer, Alfred Vetromile, Dan Bates, Gary Price, Richard Brunson, Michael Norton and Katie Hazen. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and by appointment.
WOMANKRAFT GALLERY. 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976. Continuing through August 29: Millennium Melting Pot, featuring the paintings of Perry McCauley. Other works in the exhibit include "Our Big Flat Selves," a series of life-sized paper dolls made by Womankraft artists. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.
DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. Continuing through August 16: Creative Impulses. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
LIONEL ROMBACH GALLERY. UA Joseph 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: works by Kristin Decker, M. Kathryn Hoover and Zoë Schreiber. Continuing through August 19, with a birthday reception honoring Lionel Rombach at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, August 13: Lionel Rombach: 70 Years of Woodwork. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
PHILABAUM CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS. 711 S. Sixth Ave. 884-7404. Continuing through August 15: Esprit de Corps, featuring new works by Tucson glass artists. Summer gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
ROTUNDA GALLERY. UA Student Union, third floor. 621-5123. Continuing through August 13: Variations on a Theme, recent paintings by Grace Ramirez Ciotti. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
TOHONO CHUL PARK. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through August 20: new acquisitions of baskets, rugs and pottery from the Agnes T. and Don Leigh Smith Collection. Continuing through August 13: Creative Visions II: Art Work by School Children of the Catalina Foothills School District. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2. Call 742-6455 for a daily events schedule.
T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Continuing through August 14: ArtWORKS!, an exhibition featuring works-in-progress by more than 60 youths employed by T/PAC through the ArtWORKS program. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. Continuing through
August 20: the Summer Student Exhibition. Gallery hours are 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
UNION GALLERY. UA Student Union, first floor. 621-5123. Continuing through August 17: Specimens/Artifacts, work by Mary Bates. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Out Of Town
OTERO STREET GALLERY. 5 Camino Otero. Tubac, Arizona. Continuing
through September 28: Long, Hot Summer Art Show, a collection
of works by 25 of the gallery's artists and craftsmen. Summer
gallery hours are
THE SUBWAY. 43 Brewery Gulch. Bisbee, Arizona. Continuing through September 6: Where the Sky Touches the Earth, photographs by Charles Ferguson, Robert Cook and Carol Wallace. Gallery hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Call 1-888-632-4716 for information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. T/PAC Rural Arts Program is accepting applications from teaching artists of various disciplines to teach in the Pima County Youth Arts After School Program. Deadline is August 24. Call Maryjane Dorofachuk at 624-0595 for application and information.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. The International Library of Photography is seeking submissions for its annual International Open Amateur Photography Contest. To enter, send one photograph in one of the following categories: people, animals, nature, action, humor, portraiture, or other. The photo must be a color or black-and-white print (unmounted), 8x10 or smaller. All entries must include photographer's name and address on the back, as well as the category and title of the photo. Photos cannot be returned. Send entries to the International Library of Photography, Suite 350-9001, 10045 Red Run Blvd., Owings Mills, MD 21117. Entries must be postmarked by August 31.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. The Museum of Contemporary Art (Tucson)
is accepting slides or photographs of work by contemporary artists
for possible inclusion in its first exhibition of contemporary
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. The Equipoise Gallery seeks submissions for a juried exhibit titled Portrait: Tucson & Pima County, to be held at the Stillwell-Twiggs House, 134 S. Fifth Ave. Participants must submit three slides of work representative of impressions of Tucson/Pima County. Fees are $21 for the first three slides, and $5 for each additional slide. Send entries to Equipoise Gallery, Inc., P.O. Box 26445, Tucson, AZ 85726-6445. Deadline is August 14. Send SASE to the above address for a prospectus.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Upstairs Film is accepting short film submissions for its Multimedia Mondays series at the Club Congress. Acceptable formats are 8mm, 16mm and VHS tape. Films should be 40 minutes or less, and independently produced. Send submissions to: Upstairs Film, P.O. Box 43098, Tucson, AZ 85733. Include SASE if you want materials returned. Call 622-1751 for information.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Desert Artisans' Cooperative Gallery. 6536-A E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. The Desert Artisans' Cooperative seeks applicants with three-dimensional work. Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Membership Committee, Desert Artisans' Cooperative Gallery, 6536-A E. Tanque Verde Road, No. 120, Tucson, AZ 85715; or call the above number for a prospectus.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Tucson/Pima Arts Council. 240 N. Stone Ave. T/PAC is seeking submissions from individual artists and artist teams for two projects at the El Pueblo Center: tile work for the upper facades in entry archways; and glass art for the community rooms. Total commission award is $6,000. Call Beth Hancock at T/PAC 624-0595, ext. 21, for application information.
ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE OPENINGS. The International Arts Center is accepting applications for Artists-In-Residence from all disciplines, beginning in fall 1998. Applications are available between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the center, 516 N. Fifth Ave. Call 903-0918 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 to commission the Arts Brigade for a project or program, call 791-9359; or email ArtBrigade@aol.com.
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.
SUMMER WORKSHOP SERIES. Pink Adobe Gallery. 6538 E. Tanque Verde Road. Pink Adobe owner Jean Thomasson announces a series of summer art workshops at the gallery, including furniture and glass painting, ceramic sculpture, drawing faces, doll making and wheel-thrown pottery. Fees vary. Call 298-5995 for specific information on dates, times and costs of individual workshops.
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