Opening This Week

DINNERWARE GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Opening March 3 and continuing through March 28: sculpture by John Davis. There is a reception for the artist from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 7. Continuing through February 28: ceramic sculpture by Gary Benna; photography by A.C. Huerta; and paintings by Joanne Kerrihard. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.

Listings JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA Campus, located on the southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. 626-4215. Opening with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, February 27, and continuing through April 2: Abject Lands: Personal Horizons, an exchange exhibition of work by faculty and students from the University of Western Australia, the Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia, and The University of Arizona. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays.

MURPHEY GALLERY. St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 298-0586. Opening with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 1, and continuing through April 2: natural history photography by Bishop "Skip" McDonald, and southwestern wildlife in watercolor and mixed-media by Don Fillenberg. Continuing through February 26: watercolors by Marilyn DuVal and oil still-lifes and landscapes by Carol Cowan. Gallery hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

OLD PUEBLO GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Opening with a reception from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, February 28, and continuing through April 3: Nine Views in Watermedia, an exhibit by Les Neuf, with works by Perdita Andrews, Diana Davis, Kathi Doudnik, Joanne Garry, Barbara Lewis, Lois L. McDonald, Cindy Reves, Ann Rodgers and Joan Shaw. 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.

RAW GALLERY. 43 S. Sixth Ave. 882-6927. Opening February 26 and continuing through March 31: The Tablet Series, recent works by Susan Rider. These large oil paintings seem to be torn from a child's diary. There will be an artist's reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Continuing: Love to Hate, Hate to Love II, an exhibition of miniature works by the group TAG in the RAW windows. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m., until 7 p.m. during Thursday Night Art Walk, from 7 to 10 p.m. Downtown Saturday Nights, and by appointment.


APPAREL GALLERY. 191 E. Toole Ave. 798-1952. Continuing: Traveling Abroad, a multi-media exhibit that combines art pieces and vintage clothing to evoke a thematically coherent exploration of travel. Gallery hours are 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

ARIZONA GALLERY. UA Student Union, north side of the mall east of Old Main. 621-5123. Continuing through March 12: Sleep In, recent paintings by Eddie Shea. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday.

ARIZONA-SONORA DESERT MUSEUM GALLERY. 2021 N. Kinney Road. Continuing through April 22: Animals of the Sonoran Desert, an exhibition of origami by Michael LaFosse. Gallery hours through February 28 are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily; hours from March 1 through April 22 are from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Admission is free with museum ticket. Call 883-2702 for information.

ARTERY FINE ARTS. 2843 N. Campbell Ave. Continuing through March 31: Reflections from a Sunlit Land, a multi-media exhibit by members of the Southwestern League of Fine Arts. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 327-6094 for information.

ARTIST OF THE MONTH GALLERY. Unitarian Universalist Church. 4831 E. 22nd St. 748-1551. Continuing through March 6: CyberVisions, computer-enhanced photographs by Nile Root. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

DAVIS DOMINGUEZ GALLERY. 6812 N. Oracle Road. 297-1427. Continuing through March 28: paintings by Rudy Nadler and Debra Salopek, and mixed-media paintings and collages by David Pennington. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

DE GRAZIA GALLERY. 6300 N. Swan Road. 299-9192. Continuing through March 6: Desert to Sea, featuring works by Patty Hermann, L.P. Laber and Lucy Potter. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

ELIZABETH CHERRY CONTEMPORARY ART. 437 E. Grant Road. 903-0577. Continuing through March 7: video works and film stills by Sylvie Fleury. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

ETHERTON GALLERY. 135 S. Sixth Ave. 624-7370. Continuing through March 28: paintings by Nancy Tokar Miller; and glass art by Preston Singletary and Benjamin Moore. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.

G.A.S.P. GALLERY. 3233 S. Pinal Vista, Utterback Middle School. 617-6100. Continuing through March 24: The Works of Trena Howard, recent paintings and mixed-media. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. G.A.S.P. (Great Art by Students and Professionals) Gallery is a student-run gallery.

IT'S A BLAST GALLERY. 2631 E. Broadway. 327-7879. Continuing: hand-blown glassware by Phil Kindler and Marsha Jacquay; watercolors and prints by Jean Beck; industrial/deco metal furnishings by Damion Velasquez; and silver jewelry by Stephanie Boardly. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

JCC GALLERY. 3800 E. River Road. 299-3000. Continuing through March 26: regional black-and-white photography by Ben Golden, and desert landscapes in watercolors and oils by Farzad Nakhai. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 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. Continuing through March 13: a juried, group exhibition of figurative, abstract, vessel and mixed-media artworks by 25 graduate and undergraduate students of UA ceramics classes. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

MARATHON MILAGRO GALLERY. 2920 N. Swan Road. 323-1138. Continuing through March 31: paintings by Eva Arenas, Nathan Solano, Katalin Ehling and Deborah Hiatt. Call for gallery hours.

OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through March 7: new drawings by Daryl Childs. Continuing through March 21: colorful jewelry by Michael Boyd and Diane Egbert, and metal jewelry by Shana Kroiz; and Combined Visions, works by beadmakers and jewelers. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

PATANIA'S THUNDERBIRD GALLERY. 3000 E. Broadway. 795-0086. Continuing through March 7: silver jewelry by Samuel Patania and watercolors by Joel Grushkin. Call for gallery hours.

PCC ART GALLERY. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 206-6942. Continuing through March 24: jewelry and wall sculpture by Lucinda Brogden; photography by Susann Tolan; and capes and tapestries by Katherine Uetz. 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.

PHANTOM GALLERY. Continuing at the Tucson Arts District Partnership, 4 E. Congress St.: paintings by Jennifer Sullivan Carney, and painted wood sculptures and Prismacolor drawings by Joan Sullivan Marum. Continuing at 45 N. Sixth Ave.: Aloha Shirts, a project by students at Flowing Wells Junior High School. Continuing at 221 N. Court Ave.: watercolors by Palmer Butler. Continuing at 110 S. Church Ave.: whimsical enamel-on-glass paintings by Janet Miller. Call 624-9977 for information on other Phantom Gallery locations.

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; 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. The newest addition to the Phantom Sculpture Series, 2B by Konried Muench, is in front of the Bank of America Plaza at 33 N. Stone Ave. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information.

PHILABAUM CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS. 711 S. Sixth Ave. 884-7404. Continuing through April 25: Philabaum's Southwest Invitational XI, Deep Relief--Carved Glass, with works by 11 artists. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

ROTUNDA GALLERY. UA Student Union, third floor. 621-5123. Continuing through March 26: Living On Rocky Ground: Views of the Sonoran Desert, paintings by Trish Wann. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. Continuing through March 31 at Casa Cordova: Maria Luisa Tena's El Nacimiento, elaborate and varied scenes of the nativity. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 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.

TOHONO CHUL PARK GALLERY. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through April 12: Trappings of the Cowboy: Boots, Saddles, Hats & More. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. Continuing through March 15: Five Decades in Print: Ed Colker. Continuing through April 1: Robert Wick: Campus Outdoor Sculptures. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

WOMANKRAFT GALLERY. 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976. Continuing through March 29: Drawing Down The Muse, works in all media by participants in the Drawing Down The Muse workshop. Join the artists at a reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.

Last Chance

APPARATUS GALLERY. 299 S. Park Ave. 791-3505. Continuing through February 28: Big Photo Works, a group exhibition of quilted, collaged, computer generated and other permutations of photography by Barry Baldridge, David Elliott, Leslie Epperson, Sharon Holnback, Patricia Katchur, Bill McIntire, Manuel Mirandsa, Robert Renfrow and Rob Sidur. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

ART & FRAMING COMPANY. 4585 E. Speedway. 321-9299. Continuing through February 27: Have A Heart, Give A Heart, featuring calligraphy and paintings by Nadia Hilbka; beads, pendants and wrapped gemstone jewelry by Lisa Logan and Maraiel Ruth. Call for gallery hours.

BERO GALLERY. 41 S. Sixth Ave. 792-0313. Continuing through February 28: Arizona Photographs, by John Craig. Connecticut artist Craig depicts the edge between Dinetah (Navajo homeland) and suburbia with large prints and sewn-Polaroid constructions. Gallery hours are 2:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, 2:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, and noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. 621-7968. UA campus, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. Continuing through March 1: Intimate Nature: Ansel Adams and the Close View. Also continuing through March 1: Facing Death: Portraits from Cambodia's Killing Fields. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 E. Broadway. 623-5883. Continuing through February 28: Members' annual exhibit featuring new works in various media by Jo Andersen, Scott Baglione, Scott Baker, Mary Bates, Moira Geoffrion, Gail Hewlett, Joan Marum, Ron Mayo, Melinda Morey, Mark Seely, Ted Springer and Amanda Yopp. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and during Thursday evening Art Walk and Downtown Saturday Night.

DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. Continuing through March 1: Small Brushes--Big Dreams. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

HACIENDA DEL SOL GALLERY. 5601 Hacienda Del Sol Road. 299-1501. Continuing through March 4: paintings, sculptures and masks by sibling artists Donna Goodhart and Wayne Sumstine. Call for gallery hours.

LAS MAÑANITAS GALLERY. 1070 E. Miles St. 388-9911. Continuing through March 1: Travelogue, watercolors by Andrew Rush. Gallery hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and by appointment.

OLD PUEBLO FRAMEWORKS AND GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Continuing through February 27: Romancing Arizona, an exhibit of combined water-media and collage works by Perdita Andrews. 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.

RANCHO LINDA VISTA GALLERY. 1955 W. Linda Vista Road, Oracle. 1-520-896-9201. Continuing through February 28: Five of a Kind, paintings by Virginia Ames, Katherine Giovanelli, John Jefferies, Barbara Kennedy and Theodora McMillan. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, or by appointment. Call for gallery directions.

T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Continuing through February 27: Cause, an exhibition and silent auction featuring works by the local artists of the Toole Shed Studios. Toole Shed Studios is an outgrowth of the Tucson Arts Coalition, and is a non-profit organization offering studio space for artists and craftsmen in the Arts District. Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the studios. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

VENTURE FINE ARTS. 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road. 298-2258. Continuing through February 28: For All Seasons, Western art by Dan Bates, Keith Christie, Sandy Clendennen, Chauncey Homer, Rick Jackson, P.M. Kelly, Michael Norton, Daryl Poulin, Dean St. Clair, Linda St. Clair, Caroline Watson and Dan Young. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and by appointment.

Out Of Town

55 MAIN GALLERY. 55 Main St., Bisbee. Continuing through March 31: a retrospective of works in oil and pencil by Tucson artist Tony Quesada, from 1939 to 1997. Call 1-520-432-4694 for information.

OTERO STREET GALLERY. 5 Camino Otero, Tubac. 398-8014. Continuing through March 29: The Winter Members' Show and Festival, featuring works in all major media by the 26 artist-members. Gallery hours are 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

SUBWAY GALLERY. 43 Brewery Gulch. Bisbee. Continuing through February 28: Fotofaces, by Linas Regis; Body Deco, works by Larry Elkins; pottery by Lisa Leone; and sculpture by Nancy McBroom. Call 1-888-632-4716 for gallery hours.


ARTS BRIGADE. Calling Community and Neighborhood Artists: Want to have some fun and help your community? The Tucson Arts Brigade is a multi-cultural, intergenerational collective of community-based cultural workers. For participation information, weekly events, donations of art supplies, or commissioning the Arts Brigade for a project or program, call 791-9359; or email

ART TALKS. Tucson Museum of Art Education Auditorium. 140 N. Main Ave. The following free lectures are offered at 1:30 p.m.: On March 2 join Nancy Williams for "Braque and Picasso: Parents of Cubism." On March 5 join Sand Cord for "The Corbett House: Then and Now." Call 624-2333 for information.

ART WALK. Fine artists and galleries await on the weekly Art Walk, a self- or docent-guided stroll through the Downtown Arts District between 5 and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Free tours of public art displays and participating galleries begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Park Inn Suite Santa Rita Hotel, 88 E. Broadway. Call 624-9977 for information and a listing of participating galleries.

CALL TO ARTISTS. Guidelines and applications for Local Origination Grants for Independent Producers are now available at the Tucson-Pima Arts Council, 240 N. Stone Ave. There are two awards of $10,000; and multiple awards of $5,000 for finishing funds for eligible recipients from previous rounds. Application deadline is March 15. Mini-grants are also available, with awards of $500. Application deadline is March 7. Call T/PAC at 624-0595, ext. 13, for information.

CALL TO ARTISTS. The Center Arts Gallery at the UA Campus Christian Center seeks art in all media for wall display during the 1998-'99 season. Interested artists should send 10 35mm slides representative of their work, slide list and résumé to: The Campus Christian Center, 715 N. Park Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719. Submission deadline is April 15.

CALL TO ARTISTS. The Midvale Park Chevron is accepting applications for its first annual Art and Craft Festival on March 27 and 28. Call 529-1946 for information.

CALL TO ARTISTS. The Collage Association of Southern Arizona is accepting new members throughout the month of February. Call Lee Corral at 721-1607, or Bernita Bresson at 733-1093, for information.

CALL FOR MEMBERSHIP. The Group for Photographic Intentions is accepting applications for membership from Tucson area artists. GPI is a non-profit artists' organization which provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information about contemporary photographic concerns. For an application, send SASE to: GPI, P.O. Box 1691, Tucson, AZ 85702. Application deadline is March 31. Call 578-3058 for information.

DIE-METAL WORKSHOP. Shana Kroiz leads a workshop on the die forming of metals on March 14 and 15 at Obsidian Gallery, 4340 N. Campbell Ave. For registration and information, call Jeanne McAninch at Pima County Parks and Recreation, 791-4063.

EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOPS. WomanKraft Castle Art Center. 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976. WomanKraft continues its Neighborhood Arts Empowerment Workshop Series 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.

WAREHOUSE WALKS. Take a tour of Tucson's Historic Warehouse District with The Tucson Arts District Partnership. Tours run the second Saturday of each month, and meet at 8:50 a.m. in the lobby of the Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Group size is limited, with RSVPs requested by 5 p.m. the Thursday prior to the tour. Participants should dress comfortably, and plan on being outdoors. Call 624-9977 for reservations and information. TW

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