ARTOpening This Week
CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. UA Fine Arts Complex, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7968. Opening December 11 and continuing through January 24: Proximities, imagery by Ann Mandelbaum. Opening December 11 and continuing through January 24: Imag(in)ing Mars, recorded images from the Imager for Mars Pathfinder. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday though Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
DC/HARRIS GALLERY. 41 S. Sixth Ave. 629-9446. Opening December 10 and continuing through January 9: Bright Shining Lights, featuring Jim Breining, Curt Brill, Daryl Childs, Joe Forkan and others. There is an artists' reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, December 12. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
DE GRAZIA'S LITTLE GALLERY. 6300 N. Swan Road. 299-9191. Opening December 13 and continuing through December 26: Desert Reflections, watercolors by Marlene Leeper. There is an opening reception from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, December 13. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
SALON Q. Café Quebec. 121 E. Broadway Blvd. 325-9066. Continuing through January 3: Beast-Mas, a multi-media, multi-artist exhibit. There is an opening reception from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 13. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
TEMPLE GALLERY. Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. 624-7370. Continuing through January 6: paintings and prints by Joe Forkan. There is an artist's reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 11. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and prior to theatrical performances.
WINGSPAN ART WALL. 300 E. Sixth St. 624-1779. Opening with a reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, December 10, and continuing through January 2: Early Works, photographs by Ronda Stone. Opening December 10 and continuing through January 9: Virginia Guadalupe, Drag Queen of Compassion, an exhibit by James Ru. The reception for Ru begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, December 10. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
APPARATUS GALLERY. 299 S. Park Ave., in the Lost Barrio Warehouse District. 791-3505. Continuing through January 9: Multi-Cultural Religious Art Exposition, featuring Catherine Eyde, Maurice Grossman, Cy Lehrer, Janet Miller and Robert Renfrow. 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 February 11: photographs by Kemal Hadzic. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
ARTERY FINE ARTS GALLERY. 2843 N. Campbell Ave. 327-6094. Continuing through December: Small Gems, a miniature show. 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 Blvd. 623-5883. Continuing through December 23: Rough Cut, work in painting, sculpture and mixed media by Kristin Decker, Keiko Imaoka and Catherine Sohn. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and Downtown Saturday nights.
DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road.
722-4412. Continuing through January 19: Southwestern Imagery.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to
DINNERWARE CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Continuing through December 23: ceramic sculpture by Gary Benna; collage by Monique Mynlieff; gum-bichromatic prints by Denise Kramer; and paintings by Cindi Laukes. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.
ELIZABETH CHERRY CONTEMPORARY ART. 437 E. Grant Road. 903-0577. www.cherry-art.com. Continuing through January 9: black-and-white photographs by Valerie Galloway. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and by appointment.
ERIC FIRESTONE GALLERY. 308 E. Congress St. 622-3350. Continuing
through January 30: A Retrospective of Early Tucson Artists.
Gallery hours are
HACIENDA DEL SOL GALLERY. 5601 Hacienda Del Sol
Road. 299-1501. Continuing through January 5: watercolor paintings
by Karen Alfred. Gallery hours are
HAZMAT GALLERY. 191 E. Toole Ave. 624-5019. Continuing through January: Ignition, a show in assorted media by nine artists, from Tucson and abroad. Located in a temporary exhibition space, this is the first show organized by Tucson's Museum of Contemporary Art.
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.
MEDICINE MAN GALLERY. 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road, Suite 7. Continuing through December 24: lifeworks by Western artist Maynard Dixon. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 722-7798 for information.
MURPHEY GALLERY. St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 299-1816. Continuing through December 29: an exhibit of watercolors by Carolyn Beehler, and oil paintings by Linda Dobkin. Gallery hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through January 2: Annual Holiday Exhibition. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
OLD PUEBLO FRAMEWORKS AND GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Continuing through December 31: A Lighter Side of Art, whimsical paintings, sculpture and assemblages by various artists. 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.
OROBOROS STONE ART GALLERY. 101 W. Sixth St. Continuing: sculptural stone art by Ed Davenport. Gallery hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, and by appointment. Call 622-3699 for information.
PHILABAUM CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS GALLERY. 711 S. Sixth Ave. 884-7404. Continuing through January 22: Vase or Vaaz: Questioning the Vessel. Call 884-7404 for gallery hours.
PRESS 101. 101 W. Fifth St. Continuing: architectural text and diagrams concerning community living by Jason Sellers; street photography by Michael Rose; and steel and wood sculpture by John Mueller. Call 884-0278 for information.
ROTUNDA GALLERY. Memorial Student Union. UA campus. 621-6142. Continuing through January 21: Journeys, works in handmade paper by Betsy Farmer. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
SAGUARO ARTISANS. 215 N. Court Ave. 792-3466. Continuing
through December 31: vintage St. Nicholas dolls by Paula Ford,
and hand-painted porcelain by Mary Grut. Gallery hours are 9:30
a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to
SAGUARO ARTISANS. Sonora Plaza. 2850 W. Ina Road. 792-3466.
Continuing through December 29: the Saguaro Artisans Holiday Gift
Show. Gallery hours are
SHANE HOUSE GALLERY. 218 S. Fourth Ave. 629-0994. Continuing through December 31: mixed-media works by Kyle Johnston. Gallery hours are during Downtown Saturday Nights and by appointment.
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.
TOHONO CHUL PARK. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through January 10: Drawing on the Desert: Images in Pastel and Colored Pencil.
T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Continuing through December 18: Nested Between Covers, a diverse group of artists investigating the medium of artists' books. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
TUCSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. 7005 S. Plumer Ave. Continuing through January 31: When the Iron Bird Flies, paintings by Virginia Hall. Call 573-8100 for information.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. Goodman Pavilion. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. Continuing through January 3: Tucson Collects: Tribal Rugs from Arizona Collections. Continuing through January 3: Sanctus, an exhibit by Daniel Martín Díaz. Continuing through March 31: El Nacimiento, the traditional Mexican nativity scene in the Sosa-Carillo-Frémont House Museum. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass
on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. Continuing through
January 3: Robert Colescott: Recent Paintings. Gallery
UNITY OF TUCSON. 3617 N. Camino Blanco. 577-3300. Continuing
through December 31: watercolors and acrylic collage by artist-of-the-month
Syd Clayton-Seeber. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to
ARIZONA ART GALLERY AND EVENT CENTER. 5101 N. Oracle Road.
888-8788. Continuing through December 12: Faces of the Southwest,
works by more than 40 local artists. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday
and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to
DAVIS DOMINGUEZ GALLERY. 154 E. Sixth St. 629-9759. Continuing through December 11: Allegories, featuring paintings by DeAnn Melton and Joanne Kerrihard, and sculpture by Judith Stewart. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
DE GRAZIA'S LITTLE GALLERY. 6300 N. Swan Road. 299-9191. Continuing through December 12: Gems of the Desert, watercolors and collage by Louise Armistead. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA Campus. Southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. 626-4215. Continuing through December 16: Intent and Process, the fifth-annual Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
LIONEL ROMBACH GALLERY. UA Campus. Southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. 626-4215. Continuing through December 16: Buttocks, Bowels, Belly Aches and Bandages, paintings and prints by Greg Porcaro. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
OLD STEINFELD WAREHOUSE. Alamo Gallery. 101 W. Sixth St. 882-9490. Continuing through December 12: Fifty Pieces by the Pound, recent scrap-metal sculpture and oil paintings by Claude Bailey. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
PCC ART GALLERY. West Campus. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 206-6942. Continuing through December 10: work by Marietta Patricia Leis, Donna McGinnis, and Lynn O'Brien. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
TUCSON-PIMA LIBRARY. Main Library. 101 N. Stone Ave. 791-4393. Continuing through December 15: wall hangings and floor cloths by Deborah Goalby and a series of monoprints by Mark Black.
UNION GALLERY. Memorial Student Union. UA Campus. 621-6142. Continuing through December 16: Colorprint USA, original prints by 53 artists. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Out Of Town
ADRIENNE M. DESIGNS AND GLOBAL ARTS GALLERY. 315 McKeown Ave., Patagonia. 520-394-0077. Continuing through January 17: ceramics, shrines, retablos and santos by five regional artists. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Monday and by appointment.
SUBWAY GALLERY. 43 Brewery Gulch. Bisbee. Opening December
12 and continuing through January 3: Christmas Members Show.
Gallery hours are 1 to
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
CALL TO ARTISTS. T/PAC, 240 N. Stone Ave., has applications
and guidelines for 1999 Artist Fellowships. Four $4,750 fellowships
will be awarded in visual arts; one $4,750 fellowship in literary
arts; one $4,750 fellowship in performing arts; one $4,750 fellowship
in traditional/folk performing arts; and one $4,750 fellowship
in media arts. Application deadline is December 15, and submissions
must be received by
CALL TO ARTISTS. Seeds for Life is a multi-media, community centered project. Phase One consists of painting a neighborhood mural; phase two will be a series of street-puppet workshops. Call the Tucson Arts Brigade at 791-9359 for information.
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. 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. 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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