Opening This Week
ARIZONA GALLERY. UA Student Union, north side of the mall, east of Old Main. 621-5123. Opening August 21 and continuing through October 16: Still Lifes and Other Cultural Icons, black-and-white Tucson photography by José Galvez. A reception for the artist meets from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, September 15. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
JCC GALLERY. 3800 E. River Road. 299-3000. Opening with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, August 21, and continuing through September 14: photographs by Jack Remington; Fragments from a Family Album, diptychs, triptychs, and composite grids by Shawn Michelle Smith; and prints and paper pieces by Lila Wahrhaftig. Regular gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Sunday.
JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA campus, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Opening August 25 and continuing through September 25: Truth In Advertising, digital photography by Joseph Labate and Huey Lentz. There is a reception for the artists from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, September 12. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 to 4 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, August 27, and continuing through September 19: Stilled Life: Cadaver Studies, paintings, drawings, photography, and mixed-media works by anatomy students. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
ROTUNDA GALLERY. UA Student Union, third floor. 621-5123. Opening August 21 and continuing through October 2: Talk In The Garden, works on paper by Tempe artist Ron Bimrose. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
ARTERY FINE ART GALLERY. 2843 N. Campbell Ave. 327-6094. Continuing through September 30: new works by local artists, including 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.
BERO GALLERY. 41 S. Sixth Ave. 792-0313. Continuing through August 30: Poetry Gallery--3, collaborative works between poets and photographers, including Richard Siken, Darren Clark, James Graham, Camille Bonzani, Kore Press, Sol Zimmerman, Robert Sidur, Robin Lauzon, Samantha Backer, Renae Lillie, James Marshall, and Maggie Goldston. There is a closing reading by exhibiting poets on August 30. Gallery hours are 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, Downtown Saturday Nights, and by appointment.
CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. UA campus, 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.
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.
DINNERWARE GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Continuing through September 6: Dinnerware's 14th Biennial Invitational Exhibition: Drawing, featuring contemporary drawings by 25 artists from around the country. Gallery hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursdays, and Downtown Saturday Night.
FRAMED TO PERFECTION GALLERY. Park Mall. 5870 E. Broadway. 571-1963. Continuing: Hale Bopp photography by Flandrau astronomer Michael Terenzoni; 3-D wall sculptures and wall puzzles by Syd Clayton-Seeber and landscape photography by Bill Lesch. Gallery hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
JOSÉ GALVEZ GALLERY. 743 N. Fourth Ave. 624-6878. Continuing through September 6: Joseph Maruska: New Paintings. 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.
MARATHON-MILAGRO GALLERY. Plaza Palomino. 2920 N. Swan Road. 323-1138. Continuing through August 31: neon steer skulls by Santa Fe artist David Wiles; and Dog Days, sculptures by Doni Hyer Baum. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through September 6: handcrafted furniture, accessories, and outdoor sculpture by 12 artists. 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 August 29: Shadow Play, a watercolor exhibit by Sue Stevens. 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 August 30: yard art by Robert Wilken, Southwestern pottery by Helen Helwig, and handblown glass by Brian Kerkvliet. 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 August 30: clay animals by Linda Brewer, sterling silver jewelry by Joli, and wood furniture by Sticks. 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: TAG in the RAW, an exhibition of monoprints by the art group T.A.G. Also continuing through August 30, FREE ART!, a collection of miniature works challenging perceptions of art. Summer gallery hours are 5 to 7 p.m. during the Thursday night Art Walk, 7 to 10 p.m. Downtown Saturday Nights, and by appointment.
SHANE HOUSE GALLERY. 218 S. Fourth Ave. 623-2577. Continuing through August 30: ceramic sculptural works by Clark Barker. Gallery hours are during Downtown Saturday Night and by appointment.
TEMPLE GALLERY. 330 S. Scott Ave. 884-4875. Continuing through September 5: Viewpoints, works by members of the Arizona Women's Caucus for Art. There is a reception for the artists from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, August 24. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and prior to ATC performances. Call 624-7370 for information.
THUNDERBIRD MUSEUM & GALLERY. 300 E. Broadway. 795-0086. Continuing through August 31: works by Leonard F. Chana and Frank Patania, Jr. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
TOHONO CHUL PARK GALLERY. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through October 5: Flying High Over the Four Corners: Aerial Photographs by Adriel Heisey. Continuing through September 22: Artful Visions: Artworks by Students of TUSD Magnet Schools. There is a reception for both exhibits from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, August 23. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Continuing through September 12: Rural Artists of Pima County, featuring two- and three-dimensional work by artists from Ajo, Green Valley, Cortaro, Vail, Sahuarita, Oro Valley and Catalina. There is a reception for the artists from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 21. Regular gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
TUCSON BOTANICAL GARDENS GALLERY. 2150 N. Alvernon Way. 326-9686. Continuing through August 31 in Porter Hall: Summer in the Gardens, watercolor paintings by Sarah Schmerle. Gallery hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.
UNION GALLERY. UA Student Union, first floor. 621-5123. Continuing through September 5: posters from the International Theatre Poster Exhibition, Rezeszow, Poland. There is a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, August 28. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. Continuing through September 21: Las In)visibles: Women Artists of Uruguay. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
WINGSPAN GALLERY. 300 E. Sixth St. 624-1779. Continuing through August 30: photographs by Misty Blue. Call 624-1779 for gallery hours.
WOMANKRAFT GALLERY. 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976. Continuing through August 30: Japan, photographs and paintings by Art and Susan Chambers-McGregor. Also continuing: the mixed-media Betsy Ross exhibit. Regular gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. Continuing through August 22: the Tucson Museum of Art Summer School Children's Exhibition. 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.
Out Of Town
SUBWAY GALLERY. 43 Brewery Gulch. Bisbee. Continuing through August 30: Even More Obscura, photography by more than 20 area photographers. Call 1-888-632-4716 for gallery hours.
OTERO STREET GALLERY. 5 Camino Otero, Tubac. Continuing through November 23: Views of the Santa Cruz Valley, featuring works by Shirley Flynn, Margaret Johnson, Mary Langston, and Rea Ragatz. Call 398-8014 for gallery hours and 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.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Apparatus Gallery seeks entries for a September exhibition entitled Illumination/Steel Sculpture. Exhibition will include luminarios, lamps, candelabras, sculpture which incorporates candlelight or electric light, etc., in any medium. The gallery is also accepting entries for functional and garden art for its upcoming fall season. Send slides or photos, résumé, and SASE to: Apparatus, 299 S. Park Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719. Deadline for all submissions is August 25.
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. The Wingspan Gallery welcomes exhibition inquiries from local gay and lesbian artists in all media for this year's OUToberfest Juried Art Exhibition. Wingspan's new facilities at 300 E. Sixth St. are able to accommodate a much larger group of artists than in the past. Submission deadline is September 24. Call Bob MacMahon at 624-1779, or stop by to pick up an entry form.
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 calling ahead to confirm gallery summer hours is suggested. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for a brochure of downtown galleries and information.
EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOPS. WomanKraft Castle Art Center. 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976. WomanKraft continues its Neighborhood Arts Empowerment Workshop Series with Papermaking, on August 23. Classes meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Workshops are $10, free to anyone making less than $15,000 a year, carless 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.
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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