ARTOpening This Week
ARIZONA GALLERY. UA Student Union, north side of the mall east of Old Main. 621-5123. Opening September 24 and continuing through October 23: BMW design drawings by Darrin Caddes. Continuing through September 22: recent oil paintings by UA alumnus David Brown. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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 September 23 and continuing through October 15: an exhibition of the work of Tim Rutti, James Schaub, and Jack Shotbolt. There is a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 23. 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.
RAW Gallery. 43 S. 6th Ave. Opening September 16 and continuing
until October 24: Family Dynamics, recent works by Meredith
Milstead. There is a artist's reception from
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. Opening September
19: Ross Stefan: A Tribute to Talent, a salute to one of
Arizona's painters of the contemporary Southwest. Continuing through
November 1: Selections from the Permanent Collection, selected
works from TMA's extensive collection of 20th century art. Gallery
hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon
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 gathers 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
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. Sunday.
ARTIST OF THE MONTH GALLERY. Unitarian Universalist Church. 4831 E. 22nd St. 748-1551. Continuing through October 4: A Study in Contrast, featuring the work of wildlife artist Anne Swerdlove and abstract artist Bill Bland. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 E. Broadway. 623-5883. Continuing through September 26: Encroachment: Nowhere to Hide, a national juried exhibition inspired by "the cancerous growth devouring our world-renowned Sonoran Desert." Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and during Downtown Saturday Nights.
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 October 4: Invisible/Visible, an exhibition of visual art by Project RAISE Artists with developmental disabilities, and Chicago-based guest artist Suellen Rocca. Self Taught and Outsider Art is the subject of a panel discussion and slide presentation at 6 p.m. Saturday, October 3, with speakers Irene Ward Brydon, Director of the Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, CA; Cynthia Meier, founder of Project RAISE; and Suellen Rocca. There's a closing reception from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 4. 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 Downtown Saturday Nights.
EL CENTRO CULTURAL DE LAS AMERICAS. 40 W. Broadway. 629-9536. Continuing through September 26: works in various media by Alycia Cervantes Walte. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
EL RIO NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER. 1390 W. Speedway. Continuing through September 21: The U.S.-Mexico Border Through the Eyes of Children, photos taken by children of border communities. Hours are 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call Eva Moya at 626-7946 for information.
ELIZABETH CHERRY CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY. 437 E. Grant Road. 903-0577. Continuing through October 17: C, organized by Bob Nickas and including 1944 photographs by Paul Cadmus; photo collage by Peter Cain; postcards by Maurizio Cattelan; and works by Vija Celmins, Larry Clark, Chuck Close and Bruce Conner. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
ETHERTON GALLERY. 135 S. Sixth Ave. 624-7370. Continuing through November 14: Egypt: Antiquities from Above, by Marilyn Bridges; The Grand Tour, by Dick Arentz; and Beyond the Fire, by Mayme Kratz. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.
GALVEZ GALLERY/MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL ARTS CENTER. 743 N. Fourth Ave. 624-6878. Continuing through October 24: Paintings of Maya, Aztec and Yaqui rulers, heroes and legends by Melchor Ramirez. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and 6 to 8 p.m. during Downtown Saturday Nights.
G.A.S.P. GALLERY. 3233 S. Pinal Vista, Utterback Middle
School. 617-6100. Continuing through October 10: Folk Art of Oaxaca.
There is an opening reception from
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing
through October 31: contemporary views of Dia de los Muertos along
with contemporary porcelain by Michael Corney and mixed media
jewelry and objects by Susan Skinner. There is an opening reception
from 5 to
PCC ART GALLERY. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 206-6942. 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. 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 8 p.m. Tuesday and during weekend performances at the Center for the Arts.
PHILABAUM CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS. 711 S. Sixth Ave. 884-7404. Continuing through November 7: Objects of the Spirit: Celebrating Judaica, exploring the triumph of the spirit and the renewal of hope as it is rendered in glass by several artists. Call 884-7404 for gallery hours and opening times, which are subject to change.
SAGUARO ARTISANS GALLERY. 215 N. Court Ave. 792-3466. Continuing through September 30: Southwestern-style wood mantelpieces by Vern Owen; hand-painted Southwestern clothing by Julie Shandley; and hand-crafted wood "fence post" boxes by Bud Moore. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.M. SUNDT DESIGN GALLERY. College of Architecture, UA Campus. South end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway, east of Park Avenue. Continuing through September 25: Lens of Architecture: Ronchamp through Hervé, photographs documenting the development of a 20th-century architectural icon. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 621-6751 for information.
TOHONO CHUL PARK. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through November 16 in the Main Gallery: Vacant Eden: Images from Tucson's Roadside Past, color photographs by Abigail Gumbiner and Carol Hayden. Continuing through November 8 at the Exhibit Hall: Bypassed Places: Route 66, gelatin silver prints by Cy Lehrer. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Suggested donation is $2.
WINGSPAN ART WALL. 300 E. Sixth St. 624-1779. Continuing through October 4: drawings and paintings by Catt Spencer. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
WOMANKRAFT GALLERY. 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976. Continuing through October 17: Mountain Over Thunder, featuring "Tribute to Mother," by M. Campione; "Ice to Fire," by Gloria Kravitz-Davis; and "Dolls to Land," by Kimberly Lowry. There will be a reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, October 3. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.
ART CLASSES. The Drawing Studio. 601 S. Sixth Ave. Pat Marohn gives observations and exercises in design principles as a way to "read" works of art or analyze works in process, from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays, September 17 through October 22. Call 620-0947 for information.
ART LOAN APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE. Applications are now available for the Tucson Arts District Partnership's Art Space Development and Warehouse District Loan Programs. Eligible projects must involve the development and/or purchase of property for arts uses such as studio, performance, rehearsal, education, gallery, and live/work space. Mixed-use projects which include arts uses are eligible. Loan funds are limited, and will be allocated using a competitive process assessing factors including the potential to create equity or long-term leasing opportunities for artists and arts organizations, project feasibility and overall impact and compatibility with goals of the Tucson Arts District. Completed applications must be received by 4 p.m. Thursday, October 1. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership office at 624-9977 for applications and information.
ART WALK. Free, docent-led Art Walk tours of downtown art galleries and public art spaces are offered every Thursday. Four new, alternating routes cover new areas of downtown, Fourth Avenue, and the evolving warehouse district. Tours leave at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays from the Arts District Partnership offices, 4 E. Congress St. (at Stone Avenue). Call 624-9977 for more information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. The Tucson Arts District seeks
two to three artists to work with classes to produce approximately
6 to 8 banners which will be installed outdoors in Tucson Arts
District street-side locations. All Tucson area artists are eligible
to apply as individual or collaborating artists. Proposals should
include an artist résumé; statement of previous
work with significance to the banner project; six slides of previous
work in a plastic slide sleeve, with each slide numbered, labeled
with the artist's name, and indicating the top of the image; and
a corresponding slide listing with the artist's name, number of
the slide, title or work, medium, dimensions, and year of completion.
Finalists will be selected and interviewed by TADPI and involved
teachers. Deadline for applications is
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Shane House Gallery. 218 S. Fourth Ave. The Tucson Arts Coalition is seeking submissions for fall and spring showings. Submissions should include three to 10 slides or photographs, along with an artist statement and/or biography, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Amateurs and students are encouraged, all disciplines are considered. Deadline is October 1. Send submissions to: Shane House Gallery, 218 S. Fourth Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701. Call Brian Sander at 623-2577 for information.
DOCENT CALL. Tucson Museum Of Art And Historic Block. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. See "Announcements" under the "Museums" heading for information.
DOCENT TRAINING. Arts District Offices. 4 E. Congress St. (at Stone Avenue). Fall Arts District docent training sessions run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, through Wednesday, September 30. Docents learn about the history and programming of the Arts District, as well as the history of downtown and other anchor arts organizations. Upon completion of the training, docents are asked to volunteer for Arts District events as their schedule and interests permit. Call Herb Stratford at the Arts District, 624-9977, for 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.
ART 2 FINE ART MARKET. A new outlet for fine-art sales and exhibition can be found at the Rammed Earth Site on Broadway at Arizona Alley (between Fifth and Sixth avenues) from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, September 19. Turban Jones ska band plays a jazzy selection of classics and original fare while you browse through work by local artists. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information.
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