ARTOpening This Week
ARIZONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY. 949 E. Second St. 628-5774. Opening October 30 and continuing through December 5: Day of the Dead, photographs by David Burckhalter. There is a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 30.
ELIZABETH CHERRY CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY. 437 E. Grant Road. 903-0577. Opening October 30 and continuing through November 14: Art Motivated by Death, by Catherine Eyde. There is an artist's reception from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, October 30. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL ART CENTER. 222 E. Sixth St. 624-6878. Opening October 30 and continuing through December 5: The Fifth-Annual Día de los Muertos Group Exhibition. There is reception from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, October 30. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
MURPHEY GALLERY. St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 577-7888. Opening November 1 and continuing through November 26: Rockwell Jackson and Lorraine Hiscox present their work. There is a reception for the artists from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 1. Gallery hours are from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday.
PINK ADOBE GALLERY. La Plaza Shoppes. 6538 E. Tanque Verde Road. 298-5995. Opening November 1 and continuing through November 30: hand-painted wood sculpture by Bill and Karen Norris, decorative ceramics by Steve McGovney and Tammy Camarot, and gold and silver jewelry by Ed Levin. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. Goodman Pavilion.
APPARATUS GALLERY. 299 S. Park Ave. 791-3505. Continuing through November 7: a group exhibition highlighting new work by gallery artists, 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. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
ARIZONA GALLERY. UA Student Union, north side of the mall east of Old Main. 621-5123. Continuing through November 25: Barry Goldwater: A Master Photographer, an exhibition of photographs taken by the late Barry Goldwater. 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 GALLERY. 2021 N. Kinney Road. Continuing through November 30: Under the Sun, aerial photographs of the Sonoran Desert by Adriel Helsey. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Admission is free with museum ticket. Call 883-2702 for information.
ARTIST OF THE MONTH GALLERY. Unitarian Universalist Church. 4831 E. 22nd St. 748-1551. Continuing through November 8: Faces of Southern Mexico, An Exhibit of Photographs, by Carolyn Cooper. 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 December 6: Comparative Concepts: Photographs by August Sander, Karl Blossfeldt, Albert Renger-Patzsch, and Bernd and Hilla Becher, organized by the Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany. On display in the CCP library: In Concert: Photographs and Musicians. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday though Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and 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
DINNERWARE GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Continuing through November 21: mixed media on paper by Linda Caputo, sculpture by John Davis, paintings by Betina Fink and mixed-media on paper by Nadia Hlibka. There's an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Thursday.
EQUIPOISE GALLERY. Stillwell-Twiggs House. 134 S. Fifth Ave. (The Equipoise Gallery is using alternative spaces to show exhibits until having a home of its own.) Continuing through November 22: A Portrait: Tucson and Pima County, a juried exhibit of approximately 30 pieces by 17 artists. Exhibit hours are by appointment. Call Candy Bonner at 623-9123 for exhibit information.
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.
IT'S A BLAST GALLERY. 2631 E. Broadway. 327-7879. Ongoing: serigraphs by Marilyse Goulet; 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.
JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA Fine Arts Complex, south end of
the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215.
Continuing through November 12: Tribute: The Joseph Gross Gallery
20th-Anniversary Exhibition, including works by Mary Bates,
Phyllis Bramson, James Davis, Bailey Doogan, Rudy Fernandez, Billy
Hassel, Tim McDowell, Bruce McGrew, Kevin Sloan, Lenore Tawney,
Jim Waid and Hannah Wilke. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to
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 November 13: The Persistent Scent of Time, mixed-media assemblages, artists' books, and paintings by Maria Schutt and Beata Wehr. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
OLD PUEBLO FRAMEWORKS AND GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Continuing through November 6: A Celebration of Color, mixed-media paintings by Barbara Kennedy. 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. Phantom Gallery shows art work by Tucson artists in a number of locations. Deadline for entries is October 29. (The next deadline is May 6.) The following installations are sponsored by the Tucson Arts District Partnership: an exhibit by ceramist Donna Eyde, entitled Arizona Highways Revisited, continuing through November 30 at 221 N. Court Ave.; oils on canvas by Loretta Derus-Sprigings, shaped canvases by Mike Stack, and abstract oil paintings by Grace Ciotti, at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; portraits of Legends of the Jazz World, by Suzanne Cerny, continuing through November 11 at 110 S. Church Ave; and charcoal and graphite drawings by Kate Frohlich Bell, continuing through November 30 at 4 E. Congress St. Call 624-9977 for information.
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 has become a permanent installation at Art2. Three sculptural pieces by Stephen G. Derks stand in front of the Bank of America Plaza, 33 N. Stone Ave., through November. Sculptors and property owners wishing to participate in the Phantom Sculpture Program may contact the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information.
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.
ROTUNDA GALLERY. UA Student Union, third floor. 621-5123. Continuing through November 8: M.O.S.A.I.C., a photo documentary exhibition of multi-ethnic families and individuals from Southern Arizona, by Levonne Gaddy and M. Craig. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
SALONQ. Café Quebec. 121 E. Broadway. Continuing through November 22: X-Ray '98, featuring works that use x-ray images, by Julie Brunner and collaborative artist Artemis. Hours are 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
SHANE HOUSE GALLERY. 218 S. Fourth Ave. Continuing through
November 17: oil, acrylic, watercolor, and charcoal works by Robert
Folger. Gallery hours are
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.
TEMPLE OF MUSIC AND ART. 330 S. Scott Ave. Continuing through December 2: Vestiges: Wilderness in Arizona & New Mexico, by Michael P. Berman. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and prior to performances. Call 624-7370 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.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. Education Building.
T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Continuing through November 6: Día de los Muertos, featuring altars, paintings, serigraphy and mixed-media works by a variety of local artists. Exhibition is sponsored by the Instituto Cultural Mexicano de Tucson and Xicanindio Artes, Inc., and is a precursor to the Día de los Muertos festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, October 31, at the Tucson/Pima Main Library. A reception for the artists gathers from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, October 30. 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
fall 1998: Campus Outdoor Sculpture, by Robert Wick.
Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to
ACCESS GALLERY. 124 E. Broadway. 624-9833. Continuing through October 31: an exhibit of blues photographs by David Horowitz. Gallery hours are noon to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
ARIZONA ART GALLERY AND EVENT CENTER. 5101 N. Oracle Road.
888-8788. Continuing through October 31: a juried show featuring
members of the Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild. Gallery hours
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.
CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 E. Broadway. 623-5883. Continuing through October 31: photographs by Scott Baglione; ceramics by Andy Iventosch and Joan Pevarnik; and paintings and drawings by Tim Mosman. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, during Downtown Saturday Nights and Thursday Night Art Walks.
HACIENDA DEL SOL GALLERY. Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort. 5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. 299-1501. Continuing through November 3: New Light Through Old Windows, mixed-media collages by Diane Mansfield Colligan, accompanied by poems by Charles Gillispie. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
KALEIDOSCOPE FINE ARTS GALLERY. Northwest Unitarian Universalist
Association. 3601 E. Cromwell Drive. Continuing through October
31: Diving into Colored Light, by Sugata of Sedona. Gallery
hours are 10:30 a.m. to
MERCADO GALLERY. 6328 E. Broadway. Continuing through October 31: oil paintings by Ann Brown and stained-glass art by Carol Brainard. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 512-8377 for information.
MURPHEY GALLERY. St. Philip's In The Hills. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 299-1816. Continuing through October 29: photos by M.B. Escher, Tom O'Leary, L. Vista Michael, and J.W. Smith. Gallery hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing
through October 31: contemporary views of Día de los Muertos,
along with contemporary porcelain by Michael Corney and mixed-media
jewelry and objects by Susan Skinner. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.
PCC ART GALLERY. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 206-6942. Continuing through November 4: wood and metal sculptures by Brian Horton; Polaroid transfer images by Karen Hymer-Thompson; mixed-media sculptures by John Poole; and soft-focused pinhole photographs by Kathleen Velo. 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.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. Continuing through November 1: Selections from the 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 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 624-2333 for information.
TUCSON OPEN UNIVERSITY. 2030 E. Broadway, Suite 100. 622-0170. Continuing through October: color prints and photographs of the Arizona desert and U.S./International scenes by Tucson photographer Jack Gross. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
UNION GALLERY. UA Student Union, first floor. 621-5123. Continuing through October 29: Tarantella, paintings by Suzan Woodruff. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Out Of Town
OTERO STREET GALLERY. 51 Camino Otero. Tubac, Arizona.
Continuing through November 22: Autumn Art, paintings,
works on paper, and sculptures by 24 member-artists from Tubac,
Green Valley, and Tucson. The Craft Gallery, an adjunct, features
original two- and three-dimensional handcrafts by local and regional
artisans. An alcove offers small, framed works measuring under
THE SUBWAY. 43 Brewery Gulch. Bisbee, Arizona. Continuing through November 8: recent paintings by Gene Elliston and Ray Levra. Gallery hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Call 1-888-632-4716 for information or visit the website at http://www.bisbeenet.com.
TUBAC CENTER FOR THE ARTS. 9 Plaza Road, Tubac. 520-398-2371. Continuing through November 8: Arizona--Border to Border in Black and White, an invitational photography exhibit featuring 14 contemporary art photographers documenting the Arizona experience at the end of the 20th century. The Center also sponsors two related photography workshops: a two-day children's workshop on October 17 and 24, for ages 13 and up; and a workshop on antique processing on October 31. Call TCA to register. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
ART WALK. Free, docent-led Art Walk tours of downtown galleries and public spaces are offered every Thursday. Four new, alternating routes cover new areas of downtown, Fourth Avenue, El Presidio, 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 Arizona Art Gallery and Event Center is accepting submissions for fine art; paintings, 3-D, textile, metal, sculpture, and fine jewelry creations. There is no charge for submissions. Send 10 slides or photographs with SASE to AZ Gallery, P.O. Box 36318, Tucson, AZ 85740. The deadline is November 30.
CALL TO ARTISTS. WomanKraft is seeking dynamic arts and crafts for the Annual Holiday Bazaar Exhibit. The exhibit opens November 7 and closes December 23. Work must be left for the entire period, if selected. Call Gayle at 629-9976 for more information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Apparatus Gallery is accepting entries for its Multi-Cultural Religious Art Exposition, specifically art (in any medium) relating to sacred or religious objects, icons, rites, or practices. Drop off photographs/slides between 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., or mail to: Apparatus, 299 S. Park, Tucson, 85719. Deadline is Tuesday, November 3. Call 791-3505 for information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. A Tucson-based company seeks fine arts and crafts to be featured on their web site, and in an international sales catalog. Contemporary and traditional Western, Southwestern, and tribal fine arts and crafts are sought. Items may be representational, decorative, or functional, and made of wood, metal, stone, clay, fabric, paper, or a combination of materials. Arts and crafts may be made and/or assembled by individuals or groups. Especially wanted are paper prints and original paintings, sculpture and glass art. Also needed are wood and leather works; flint knapping and weavings; clothing items; dolls; needle crafts; fiber art and quilted projects; holiday ornaments; table-top fountains; home decorations; and pottery of any kind. Send letter of interest, color photos or slides of work and artist information. (Professional photos are not necessary.) Send SASE for return of photos. Mail to: D. de Arriel, "Call to Artists," 1001 St. Mary's Road, Box 916, Tucson, AZ 85745.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Submissions are being considered for the
Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery member-artist roster. Inclusion
on the roster makes an artist eligible for exhibitions. Applicants
must work in visual arts (painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking,
performance art, video, installation, etc.), reside in Tucson,
and not be working toward a degree. If accepted, candidates are
required to pay monthly dues of $35, and must be willing to contribute
time and energy to the direction and management of this cooperative
gallery. To receive an application and information, send a business-sized
SASE to: Dinnerware Roster, 135 E. Congress St., Tucson, AZ 85701.
Application procedure: Return the application,
CALL TO ARTISTS. Tohono Chul Park seeks science-oriented images and artwork dealing with the ecology and life cycle of the saguaro cactus. Work in any media illustrating or exploring the saguaro and its role in the Sonoran desert will be considered. Images may be literal or philosophical. An exhibit held in the park's Main Gallery will run from February 3 through March 29, scheduled to coincide with Merged Realities, a conference exploring the synthesis of art and science. Deadline for submissions is December 15. Interested artists should send: 1) slides or photographs of work, or a proposal for work to be created for the exhibit; 2) a résumé, artist's statement, or press clippings about the work; 3) SASE for return of materials. Send to: Peggy Hazard, Assistant Exhibit Curator, Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704. Call Peggy Hazard at 742-6455 for information.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Monkey Wrench is looking for experimental writing and black-and-white artwork for the Winter '98 issue. Send five pages or less with SASE to Guerilla Press, 722 E. Ninth St., Tucson, AZ 85719. Deadline is October 31.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. SalonQ, 121 E. Broadway, is looking for artists, photographers, scientists, and others, to submit one or more works for Beast-mas, a show of animalia art to be exhibited November 24 through January 3. Large sizes are no problem. No submission fees. Call Diana Yakowitz, curator, before October 31 at 325-9066; or e-mail to art_CafeQuebec@yahoo.com to set up an appointment to show work.
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 working in three-dimensional media. Send SASE 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.
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.
MURAL WORKSHOP. This fall the Tucson Arts Brigade is completing the mural "We Give Birth to Choice Each Day." All are welcome to come paint at Press 101, on the southwest corner of Ninth Avenue and Fifth Street, from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays. If you can't come paint, you can help with a donation of $10, sent to: Tucson Arts Brigade, P.O. Box 545, Tucson, AZ, 85702. 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 e-mail 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.
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