ARTOpening This Week
CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 E. Broadway. 623-5883. Opening September 3 and continuing through September 26: Encroachment: Nowhere to Hide, a national juried exhibition inspired by "the cancerous growth devouring our world-renowned Sonoran Desert." An opening reception gathers from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, September 5. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and during Downtown Saturday Nights.
MURPHEY GALLERY. St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 299-1816. Opening September 6 and continuing through October 1: serigraphy by Patricia Anderson; black-and-white pencil and watercolors by Patty Modugno Furman; and mixed-media acrylics and watercolors by Cynthia Gay Rose. A reception for the artists meets from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, September 6. Gallery hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
PCC ART GALLERY. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 206-6942. Opening
September 8 and continuing through October 5: colored pencil drawings
from the series Vanished Roadside America, by Warren Anderson;
and hand-built sagger-fired vessels by Tucson clay artist Marcy
Wrenn. There is an opening reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,
September 8. Warren Anderson speaks about his art in a slide lecture
entitled Vanished Roadside America: Memories of US 80 San Diego
to Savannah, Georgia, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 22, in
the Center for the Arts Recital Hall. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to
SAGUARO ARTISANS GALLERY. 215 N. Court Ave. 792-3466. Opening
September 10 and continuing through September 30: an exhibition
featuring Southwestern-style wood mantlepieces by Vern Owen; hand-painted
Southwestern clothing by Julie Shandley; and handcrafted wood
"fence post" boxes by Bud Moore. Gallery hours are 9:30
a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and
TOHONO CHUL PARK. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Opening
September 3 and continuing through November 8 in the Exhibit Hall:
Bypassed Places: Route 66, black-and-white photographs
by Cy Lehrer. Opening September 10: Vacant Eden: Images from
Tucson's Roadside Past, color photographs by Abigail Gumbiner
and Carol Hayden. Meet the artists at an opening reception for
both exhibits from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 12. Continuing
through September 8: Creative Visions III, art work
by Tucson-area elementary school children. Gallery hours are 9:30
a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday,
WOMANKRAFT GALLERY. 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976. Opening September 5 and continuing through October 17: Mountain Over Thunder, a three-person show honoring the dual nature of the creative process, featuring works by M. Campione, Gloria Kravitz-Davis, and Kimberly Lowry. Public receptions are from 7 to 10 p.m. September 5 and October 3. Regular gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday.
APPARATUS GALLERY. 299 S. Park Ave. 791-3505. Continuing through November 7: a group exhibition highlighting new work by gallery artists, and representing a variety of functional and fine-art media for home and garden. A new room is devoted to photographs, prints, and an artists' library. A reception to celebrate the new season and gallery renovations will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, September 19. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
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 GALLERY. 2021 N. Kinney Road. Continuing through November 30: Under the Sun, aerial photographs of the Sonoran Desert by Adriel Heisey. An opening reception and slide presentation is offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 10. Heisey offers a multi-media slide presentation at 8 p.m. Saturdays through September 26 in the gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Admission is free with museum ticket. Call 883-2702 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 Main Library's Special Collections. Center hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday though Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. Continuing through November 8: How the West Was Done, a tribute to long-time 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. 792-4503. Continuing through September 12: Tucson Invitational, including works by David Aguirre, Aurore Chabot, Howard Contant, Cy Lehrer, Phil Lichtenhan, Keith McElroy, Tom Philabaum, Eriks Rudans and Jim Waid. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and during Downtown Saturday Nights.
JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA Fine Arts Complex, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Continuing through September 24: Life Examined, recent allegorical paintings by Anne Coe. Vocalist Christina Jarvis and guitarist Michail Harding perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 12. Tickets are $7 general, $5 for students/seniors at the door. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. (The gallery will be open 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, beginning September 13.) 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 September 18: Finding Stewart, a collaborative exhibition of photography and printmaking by Jacinda Russell and Lisa Rader. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
MERCADO GALLERY. 6328 E. Broadway. 298-1812. Continuing through September: The Anns of Mercado--Earth Elements. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 512-8377 for information.
OLD PUEBLO FRAMEWORKS AND GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Continuing through October 2: Many Facets, Many Moods, works by Barbara Lewis. There's an artists' reception from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, August 29. 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.
PINK ADOBE ART GALLERY EAST. 6538 E. Tanque Verde Road.
298-5995. Continuing through Septmeber 30: mosaics by Sherrie
Posternak, metal sculpture by Howie Hearn, and jewelry by Chelsea
Stone. Gallery hours are
ROTUNDA GALLERY. UA Student Union, third floor. 621-5123. Continuing through September 24: Elemental Transformations, oil paintings by Joanne Lowney. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
STUDIO 113. 113 E. Broadway. 623-5167. Ongoing: This working studio gallery features sculpture, drawings, and paintings by Susan Kay Johnson-Hanon. Call for an appointment or knock between 12:30 and 10:30 p.m. daily. Also open during Downtown Saturday Nights. Call 623-5167 for information.
T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Continuing through September 25: Artists of Rural Pima County, a multi-media exhibition showcasing a variety of artwork created by Pima County artists. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 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 20: Recent Acquisitions 1997-1998, featuring Dennis Oppenheim's "The Last 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.
ART WALK RETURNS. Free, docent-led Art Walk tours of downtown art galleries and more resume on Thursday, September 3. Four new, alternating routes cover new areas of downtown, Fourth Avenue, and the evolving warehouse district. Tours leave at 5:30 p.m. every Thursdays from the Arts District Partnership offices, 4 E. Congress St. (at Stone Avenue). Call 624-9977 for more information, or check out the map in the September 27 issue of Art30 in the Tucson Weekly.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Press 101.101 W. Fifth St. 884-0278. Press 101 is opening a selection of exhibition spaces in the four-plex public art forum Notes, Vistas, Darkrooms, and Open Spaces. Performance, music, photography, and all other acts may call for information. Opening date and submission deadline are Thursday, October 1. Local artists interested in participating in a live, multi-media installation at the 7 Black Cats store-front bar may contact Michael at 884-0278; or drop letters of interest to 7 Black Cats, 260 E. Congress St. Opening date and submission deadline are Friday, September 11.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Tucson/Pima Arts Council, 240 N. Stone Ave., is accepting 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.
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