Opening This Week
ART!!! GALLERY. 6328 E. Broadway. 745-8586. Opening May 1 and continuing through May 31: People of the Southwest, oil paintings by Helen Villanueva. Continuing through July 15: Visions Alive, works by member artists in oil, acrylic, watercolor, etchings, ceramics and paper collage. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. Opening May 7 and continuing through June 30: Spring Into Summer, paintings, sculpture, pottery and more. Continuing through May 3: Reflections, a mixed-media exhibit featuring watercolor and oil paintings, pottery and sculpture. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
DINNERWARE GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Opening with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 3, and continuing through May 24: New Work, an exhibit of new two- and three-dimensional paintings and works on paper by Joanne Kerrihard. Regular gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and noon to 7 p.m. Thursday. A violin and cellist duo from the National Symphony Orchestra performs at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 8.
G.A.S.P. GALLERY. 3233 S. Pinal Vista, Utterback Middle School. 617-6100. Opening with a reception from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, and continuing through May 16: The Utterback Spring Student Art Show '97. 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 the only student-run gallery in Tucson.
JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA Fine Arts Complex. South end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Opening with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 5, and continuing through May 15: the UA Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Saturdays.
OLD PUEBLO GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Opening May 1 and continuing through May 30: The Merry Month of May, featuring watercolors by Katie Hazen. There is a reception from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 3. 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 May 3: FREE ART!, miniature works constituting a commentary on the definition of art, by the Tucson Art Group (T.A.G.). Continuing through May 17: Going Forth By Day, recent works in glass by Jerry Flanary, in collaboration with Amy Andrews, Dan Enwright, Steve Hansen and Rob Jenkins. Techniques employed include lampworked glass, core-formed vessels, blown vessels, massiccio, sand casting, mixed media and flat glass. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Downtown Saturday Night, Thursday evening Art Walk, or by appointment.
RED GALLERY. 1139 E. Sixth St. 628-9921. Opening May 3 and continuing through June 1: clay and mixed-media works by Anne O'Sullivan. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
ROTUNDA GALLERY. UA Student Union, third floor. 621-5123. Opening May 1 and continuing through June 26: Into The Light, photographs by Kathleen Velo and prints by Karen Fitzgerald. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
APPARATUS GALLERY. 299 S. Park Ave. 791-3505. Continuing through May 31: sculpture, furniture, vessels, and jewelry by Kurt Niece. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
BARKSDALE GALLERY. 500 N. Fourth Ave. 884-7541. Continuing through May 11: Visionary Landscapes, paintings and photographs by Cyrus Mejia and Raphael de Peyer. Gallery hours are 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
BERO GALLERY. 41 S. Sixth Ave. 792-0313. Continuing through May 10: glass and photographic assemblages by Camille Bonzani and Sharon Holnback, and glass and photographic works by Jon Eastman and Dennis Peabody. Regular gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Thursday Art Walk and Downtown Saturday Night.
CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. UA Fine Arts oasis, on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7968. Continuing through July 6: An Excess of Fact--Lee Friedlander/The Sonoran Desert. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
ELEANOR JECK GALLERIES. 4280 N. Campbell Ave. 299-2139. Continuing through May 31: Sculpture in Glass. Also continuing: Judaica Show, featuring seder plates, Challah knives, and menorahs. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and by appointment.
ETHERTON GALLERY. 135 S. Sixth Ave. 624-7370. Continuing through May 29: Mano Volante, works by masters of Italian glass. Continuing through May 31: Coated Walls--Photographs of Contemporary Chihuahua, photographs by Virgil Hancock. Regular gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday and 7 to 10 p.m. Downtown Saturday Nights.
IRONWOOD GALLERY. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. 2021 N. Kinney Road. 883-2702. Continuing through June 2: Desert Reflections, a juried exhibition of Southern Arizona clay artists, in conjunction with an invitational glass arts installation. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, free with museum admission.
JCC GALLERY. Corner of Dodge Boulevard and River Road. 299-3000. Continuing through May 27: Sephardic Journey, color photography by Marcia Gold-Planakis. Also continuing: Reb Kachina Series, watercolors by Harold A. Laynor. Regular gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 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 May 14: When I Met You, sculpture by Dean Hamerly. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Saturdays.
MELIORA ARCHITECTURAL GALLERY. 178 E. Broadway. 792-9544. Continuing through May 31: Five Over Five, a handful of projects spanning the past five years, by Burns and Wald-Hopkins Architects. Regular gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
MURPHEY GALLERY. St. Philip's In The Hills. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 299-1816. Continuing through May 22: acrylics and pastels by Lenore Greenberg and water-media works by Vanessa Dearing. Gallery hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through May 17: New Mexico Glass, an invitational. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
PCC ART GALLERY. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 884-6942. Continuing through May 14: Pima Community College Student Art Exhibition. Regular 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. Various downtown locations. The pervasive impact of birds on people is the theme of Marian Leone Kozachik's acrylic paintings on display at 38 E. Congress St. Terra-cotta sculpture by Martin Martinez is on display at 221 N. Court Ave. Lillian Kinslow's "Egg-Topia," stoneware and porcelain images playing off the power of the egg, takes over 221 S. Church Ave., in La Placita Village. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information on other Phantom Gallery locations.
PHANTOM MURALS AND SCULPTURE. Various downtown locations. 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. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information.
TEMPLE GALLERY. 330 S. Scott Ave. 884-4875. Continuing through May 31: monotypes and mixed-media works by Jan Olsson. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and prior to ATC performances. Call 624-7370 for information.
TOHONO CHUL PARK GALLERY. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through June 8: William Holzman's Fantastic Folk Art: Whirligigs, Furnishings and Whimsies. Continuing through June 9: Fantasies in Fabric Art Dolls, featuring works by Terry Enfield and Jo Ann Pinto. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Continuing through May 19: International Glass Art Exchange--Mexico/U.S. Including works by Tom Philabaum, Leah Camille Wingfield, Elvira Hickert, Ana Thiel, Milos Floresiller and others. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. Continuing through June 8: ¡Calido!, a survey of current "warm glass" works in conjunction with the Glass Arts Society Annual Conference. Continuing through May 18: Tucson 7: Brown, Bryers, Crowley, Hill, Kuhn, Terpning, and Riley, works by seven of Tucson's most prominent contemporary cowboy artists. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 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.
UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. Continuing through May 4: 1997 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. Continuing through May 12: Penetrating Image, photography and glass works presented in conjunction with the International Glass Conference. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
UNION GALLERY. UA Student Union, first floor. 621-5123. Continuing through May 15: Intercambio, featuring watercolors by artists from the Museo de la Acuarela from Toluca, Mexico, and members of the UA Art Department. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
WOMANKRAFT GALLERY. 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976. Continuing through May 31: sculpture and clay works. Regular gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday.
ARTIST OF THE MONTH GALLERY. Unitarian Universalist Church. 4831 E. 22nd St. 748-1551. Continuing through May 4: Earth Art, works by members of the Southern Arizona Clay Association. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
DE GRAZIA GALLERY. 6300 N. Swan Road. 299-9192. Continuing through May 2: Living Reflections, mixed-media works by Esther S. Manogue and Dana Rigas. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
JOSÉ GALVEZ GALLERY. 743 N. Fourth Ave. 624-6878. Continuing through May 3: Weaving Resistance: Textiles from Zapatista Communities. There is a reception for the artists from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 3. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. Downtown Saturday Night and by appointment.
Out Of Town
RANCHO LINDA VISTA GALLERY. 1955 W. Linda Vista Road, Oracle. 1-520-896-9201. Opening with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 4, and continuing through May 30: paintings by Beata Wehr. Call for gallery hours.
TUBAC CENTER FOR THE ARTS. 9 Tubac Road, Tubac. Continuing through June 1: HI-ART, featuring works by approximately 150 children from Santa Cruz County Schools. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Call 398-2371 for gallery schedule.
ARTS BRIGADE. Help paint a mural on Fourth Avenue, work on a Quilt of Solidarity, participate in the street chalk mural and more with the Arts Brigade, an intergenerational collective of politically minded cultural workers. To get the scoop, join them any Tuesday at 7 p.m. for an orientation meeting at the International Arts Center, 516 N. Fifth Ave. Call 791-9359 for information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. The Tucson-Pima Public Library seeks submissions of two- and three-dimensional artwork for displays beginning June 16 at the Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. Stop by the library for prospectus, or call Rona Rosenberg at 791-4393 for information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. The Campus Christian Center seeks works of all media for wall display for the 1997-'98 school year. Send 10 35mm slides representative of work and résumé to: The Campus Christian Center, 715 N. Park Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719. Submission deadline is May 30.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Rancho Linda Vista Barn Gallery seeks artists for one and two-person exhibitions for the 1997-'98 season. Send 35mm slides, résumé, and SASE to: Barn Gallery, P.O. Box 160, Oracle, AZ 85623. Submission deadline is June 1.
CALL TO ARTISTS. The Desert Artisans Cooperative Gallery is accepting membership applications from artists working in all two- and three-dimensional media. Application deadline is May 12. Send SASE for prospectus to: Membership Committee, Desert Artisans Gallery, 6536 Tanque Verde Road, Suite 120, Tucson, AZ 85715. Call 722-4412 for information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Professional artists, who have never shown in a gallery, may submit two-dimensional artwork in all media for possible inclusion in an upcoming exhibit, Emerging Artists. Send SASE for prospectus to: Emerging Artists Exhibition, 6890 E. Sunrise Drive, Suites 120-168, Tucson, AZ 85750.
CALL TO ARTISTS. The Wingspan Gallery welcomes exhibition inquiries from local gay and lesbian artists in all media. Call Bob MacMahon at 571-8783 for information.
ART WALK. A wealth of fine artists and galleries await in the downtown Tucson Arts District, where you can peruse galleries and shops in the cool and quiet of early evening, between 5 and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Set your own pace, or take advantage of free, docent-led tours of public art displays and participating galleries, beginning 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.
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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