ARTOpening This Week
JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA Fine Arts Complex. South end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Opening Monday, August 24 and continuing through September 24: Life Examined, paintings by Anne Coe. There is a public lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, August 27, and a reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, August 28. There is also music by vocalist Christina Jarvis and guitarist Michail Harding reflecting the tone of Life Examined at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 12. Tickets are sold at the door the night of the event, $7 general, $5 for students/seniors. 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. Opening Wednesday, August 26 and
continuing through September 18 is an exhibition of the work of
Lisa Rader and Jacinda Russell. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to
UNION GALLERY. UA Student Union, first floor. 621-5123. Opening Thursday, August 20 and continuing through September 24: Silver, photographs by Bob Carey. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
ALPINE LODGE IN SUMMERHAVEN. Mt. Lemmon, Arizona, in Summerhaven. Continuing through October, the dining room at The Alpine Lodge exhibits artwork from thirteen of the artists who participated in the June Mt. Lemmon Fine Arts and Craft Show. The exhibit features original watercolors, oils, photography, sculptures, and pottery. Call 576-1544 for information.
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
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 thorough 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.
CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. UA Fine Arts Complex. South end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7968. Continuing through October 4: Lauren Greenfield's Fast Forward: Growing Up in the Shadow of Hollywood, and selections from the permanent collection, Coming of Age. On display in the CCP library: In Concert: Photographs and Musicians; and memorabilia of Senator Barry Goldwater, including letters, photographs and ephemera from the UA library's Special Collections. Center hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday though Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
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 8 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.
DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412.
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
DINNERWARE GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Continuing through September 12: Ten Tucson Artists, works by David Aguirre, Rosemarie Bernardi, Aurore Chabot, Howard Conant, Cy Lehrer, Phil Lichtenhan, Keith McElroy, Tom Philabaum, Eriks Rudans and Jim Waid. There will be an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, August 22. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.
TOHONO CHUL PARK. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. 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
GALVEZ GALLERY/MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL ARTS CENTER. 743 N. Fourth Ave. 624-6878. Continuing through September 5: Three Visions of Nogales, photography by José Galvez, Will Monahan and Amy Zuckerman. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 6 to 8 p.m. Downtown Saturday Nights.
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.
MERCADO GALLERY. 6328 E. Broadway. 298-1812. Continuing through September: The Anns of Mercado - Earth Elements. Artists' reception for clay artist Ann Penton and glass artist Ann Taylor, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 22. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 512-8377 for information.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through August 29: Summer 1998 Exhibition, featuring hand-crafted furniture, accessories and sculpture for indoor and outdoor living. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
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.
PORTABLE ART COLLECTION RECEPTION. Council Member Fred Ronstadt hosts a formal reception and celebration honoring artists Eleanor Kohloss and Gary Swimmer, at 5 p.m. Monday, August 24, at the Ward 6 City Council Office, 2205 E. Speedway. Kohloss' painting, Ft. Lowell Historic District, and Swimmer's painting Event with Blue have been selected as permanent acquisitions by the City of Tucson for the Portable Art Collection. Call 624-0595 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.
STUDIO 113. 113 E. Broadway Blvd. 623-5167. Artist Working Studio and Gallery featuring recent works in sculpture, drawings, and paintings by Susan Kay Johnson-Hanon. Call for an appointment or knock during the hours of 12:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. daily. Also open for Downtown Saturday Nights. Call 623-5167 for information.
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.
TOHONO CHUL PARK. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through August 30: new acquisitions of baskets, rugs and pottery from the Agnes T. and Don Leigh Smith Collection. Continuing through September 8: Creative Visions III, featuring work by students in the Catalina School District and additional elementary schools. 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.
UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. Continuing through September 20: Recent Acquisitions 1997-1998, featuring Dennis Oppenheim's "The Final Dance" series. Continuing through fall 1998: Campus Outdoor Sculpture by Robert Wick. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.
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.
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.
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. Call 624-2333 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. 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.
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