Opening This Week
JOSÉ GALVEZ GALLERY. 743 N. Fourth Ave. 624-6878. Opening May 8 and continuing through June 28: Broken Dreams: Alex Rivera, 1974-1990, an artistic glimpse of the brief life of a young drive-by shooting victim. There is a reception for the artist from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 17. 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.
PHILABAUM CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS. 711 S. Sixth Ave. 884-7404. Opening with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 10, and continuing through August 30: Interior Motives III: Dinner for Two, featuring tabletop items including glass dinnerware, drinking vessels and table accessories. During the reception, beverages will be for sale, with proceeds benefiting the Primavera Foundation; a portion of all Philabaum glassware sales that evening will also be donated. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
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.
ART!!! GALLERY. 6328 E. Broadway. 745-8586. 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.
CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. UA campus, 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.
CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 E. Broadway. 623-5883. Continuing through May 31: Mimesis 3, a group showing of University of Arizona artists working in a variety of media. Regular gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Thursday Art Walk and Downtown Saturday Night.
DAVIS DOMINGUEZ GALLERY. Casas Adobes Office Park. 6812 N. Oracle Road. 297-1427. Continuing through May 31: Gallery Mix, featuring recent works by 13 gallery artists. Regular 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 May 16: Watercolor Potpourri, more than 20 original works by Rita Z. Lipton. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. Continuing through June 30: Spring Into Summer, paintings, sculpture, pottery and more. 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. 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.
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, featuring 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.
G.A.S.P. GALLERY. 3233 S. Pinal Vista, Utterback Middle School. 617-6100. 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.
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.
JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA Fine Arts Complex. South end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Continuing through May 15: University of Arizona MFT Thesis Exhibition. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Saturdays.
MELIORA ARCHITECTURAL GALLERY. 178 E. Broadway. 792-9544. Continuing through May 31: Five Selected Projects Over Five Years. 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.
OLD PUEBLO GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Continuing through May 30: The Merry Month of May, featuring watercolors by Katie Hazen. 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. Various downtown locations. Oils and acrylics by Susan Shollenberger can be seen at 221 S. Church Ave. in La Placita. Abstract sculpture in terra cotta, natural clays, and fiberglass by Ted Silverman are on display at 38 E. Congress St. See Martina Thies' installation Longing for the Ocean at 221 N. Court Ave. Visit the Tucson Arts District Partnership office at 4 E. Congress St. to view a sampling of works by artists who have previously exhibited in Phantom Galleries. 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.
RAW GALLERY. 43 S. Sixth Ave. 882-6927. Continuing: FREE ART!, a collection of miniature works presented in the RAW window displays by the Tucson art group T.A.G. This is a commentary on the definition of art. Continuing through May 17: Going Forth By Day, recent glass works by Jerry Flanary in collaboration with Amy Andrews, Dan Enwright, Steve Hansen and Rob Jenkins, including lampworked glass, core-formed vessels, blown vessels, massiccio, sand casting, mixed media and flat glass. Regular gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, DownTown Saturday Night and Thursday Night Art Walks or by appointment.
RED GALLERY. 1139 E. Sixth St. 628-9921. Continuing through May 31: figurative 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, second floor. 621-5123. Continuing through June 26: Into The Light, featuring photographs by Kathleen Velo, and prints by Karen Fitzgerald. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. 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.
Out Of Town
DESERT CABALLEROS WESTERN MUSEUM. 21 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg. Opening May 10 and continuing through July 6: Navajo Code Talkers, black and white photographs by Kenji Kawano. Call 1-520-684-2272 for gallery hours and information.
RANCHO LINDA VISTA GALLERY. 1955 W. Linda Vista Road, Oracle. 1-520-896-9201. 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 the "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.
BISBEE ARTS CELEBRATION. The Bisbee Spring Arts Celebration runs May 9 through 11. On Saturday, May 10, enjoy studio tours and artist demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; the Bisbee Bus will be available for those who need it. Works by this year's featured artist, Tom Murray, can be seen at Jane Hamilton Fine Art, 29 Main St. Tickets are $5. Call the Bisbee Chamber of Commerce at 1-520-432-5421 for tickets and information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Artists are invited to help celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mission San Xavier del Bac. Artists may submit entries in all media for exhibit at the Tucson Museum of Art in October. Deadline is July 14. Call Tisa Sherman at 624-2333 for entry requirements and prospectus.
CALL TO ARTISTS. The Tucson-Pima Public Library is accepting 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 is looking for works in all media for wall display for the 1997-'98 school year. Send résumé and 10 35mm slides representative of work 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 all two- and three-dimensional artists. Application deadline is May 12. Send SASE for prospectus to: Membership Committee, Desert Artisans Gallery, 6536 Tanque Verde Road, Suite 120, Tucson, AZ 85715; or call 722-4412 for information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Professional artists, who have never shown in a gallery, are asked to submit two-dimensional artwork in all media for possible inclusion in the upcoming Emerging Artists exhibit. 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 EXTRAORDINARE. Take advantage of the wealth of fine artists and galleries in Tucson with a stroll through the Downtown Arts District between 5 and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Thursday, May 8, enjoy a special Art Walk featuring performances by members of the National Symphony Orchestra. See listing under "Music" for details. 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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