ARTOpening This Week
APPARATUS GALLERY. 299 S. Park Ave. 791-3505. Opening September
1 and continuing through November 7: a group exhibition highlighting
new work by gallery artists, and 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. A reception to
celebrate the start of the new season is offered from 7 to 10
p.m. Saturday, September 19. Gallery hours are
OLD PUEBLO FRAMEWORKS AND GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Opening August 29 and continuing through October 2: Many Facets, Many Moods, works by Barbara Lewis. There's an artists' reception from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, August 29. 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.
OPENING RECEPTION. Heart-Five Restaurant and Lounge. 61 E. Congress St. Opening with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 28: paintings by Melanie Brown, textiles by Matina Garbotz, and photography by Chris Roakes. Call 903-0911 for information.
OY VEY CAFÉ. 1245 E. Second St. 624-6561. Opening
August 29 and continuing through September 18: landscape photography
by Jonathan Kaplan, featuring a variety of photos from places
like Boston, Israel, Canada, Mexico, San Francisco, and Sedona.
An opening reception starts at
PINK ADOBE ART GALLERY EAST. 6538 E. Tanque Verde Road. 298-5995. Opening September 1 and continuing through Septmeber 30: mosaics by Sherrie Posternak, metal sculpture by Howie Hearn, and jewelry by Chelsea Stone. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
ROTUNDA GALLERY. UA Student Union, third floor. 621-5123. Opening August 28 and continuing through September 24: Elemental Transformations, oil paintings by Joanne Lowney. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Opening August 27: Artists of Rural Pima County, a multi-media exhibition showcasing a variety of created by Pima County artists. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
TOHONO CHUL PARK. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Opening September 3 in the Exhibit Hall: black-and-white photographs by Cy Lehrer, depicting an 80-mile stretch of old Route 66. Continuing through September 8: Creative Visions III, art work by Tucson-area elementary school children. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Suggested donation is $2. Call 742-6455 for a daily events schedule.
ALPINE LODGE. Summerhaven, Mt. Lemmon. Continuing through October: works by 13 artists who participated in the June Mt. Lemmon L'lle Fine Arts and Craft Show. Exhibit features original watercolors, oils, photography, sculpture and pottery. Call 576-1544 for information.
ARIZONA GALLERY. UA Student Union, north side of the mall east of Old Main. 621-5123. Continuing through September 22: recent oil paintings by UA alumnus David Brown. 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
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.
ARTIST OF THE MONTH GALLERY. Unitarian Universalist Church. 4831 E. 22nd St. Continuing thorough September 4: Fleeting Visions, an exhibit of digitized photography by Niles Root. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call Abigail Root at 885-5179 for information.
CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. UA Fine Arts Complex, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7968. Continuing through October 4: Lauren Greenfield's Fast Forward: Growing Up in the Shadow of Hollywood, and selections from the permanent collection, Coming of Age. On display in the CCP library: In Concert: Photographs and Musicians; and memorabilia of Senator Barry Goldwater, including letters, photographs and ephemera from the UA Main Library's Special Collections. Center hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday though Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. 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 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
DINNERWARE GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Continuing through September 12: Tucson Invitational, including works by David Aguirre, Aurore Chabot, Howard Contant, Cy Lehrer, Phil Lichtenhan, Keith McElroy, Tom Philabaum, Eriks Rudans and Jim Waid. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and during Downtown Saturday Nights.
GALVEZ GALLERY/MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL ARTS CENTER. 743 N. Fourth Ave. 624-6878. Continuing through September 5: Three Visions of Nogales, photography by José Galvez, Will Monahan and Amy Zuckerman. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 6 to 8 p.m. during Downtown Saturday Nights.
HACIENDA DEL SOL GALLERY. Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort. 5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. Continuing through September 22: Dance of Form and Spirit, oil paintings and monotypes by Sylvia Garland. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Call 299-1501 for information.
IT'S A BLAST GALLERY. 2631 E. Broadway. 327-7879. Currently featuring serigraphs of Marilyse Goulet, and 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 September 24: Life Examined, recent allegorical paintings by Anne Coe. There is a public lecture by Coe at 4 p.m. Friday, August 28, followed by a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. There is also music by vocalist Christina Jarvis and guitarist Michail Harding at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 12. Tickets are $7 general, $5 for students/seniors at the door. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. (The gallery will be open1 to 4 p.m. Sunday beginning September 13.) Closed Saturdays.
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 September 18: Finding Stewart, a collaborative exhibition of photography and printmaking by Jacinda Russell and Li Rader. There's an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, August 28. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
MERCADO GALLERY. 6328 E. Broadway. 298-1812. Continuing through September: The Anns of Mercado--Earth Elements. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 512-8377 for information.
PHANTOM GALLERY. The following installations are sponsored by the Tucson Arts District Partnership: sculptural objects by Peter Korbel, 221 N. Court Ave.; paintings and prints by Susan Kay Johnson, 4 E. Congress St.; oils on canvas by Loretta Derus-Sprigins, shaped canvases by Mike Stack, and abstract oil paintings by Grace Ciotti, at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave. 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; 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 is next to the Julian Drew building on Broadway between Fifth and Sixth avenues. Three sculptural pieces by Stephen G. Derks are in front of the Bank of America Plaza, 33 N. Stone Ave. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information.
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.
TALLER DU MANÚ. 611 S. Sixth Ave. 882-8423. Continuing: Tineo/Manú, a two-artist show. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. Continuing through September 20: Recent Acquisitions 1997-1998, featuring Dennis Oppenheim's "The Final Dance" series. Continuing through fall 1998: Campus Outdoor Sculpture, by Robert Wick. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 4 p.m Sundays.
UNION GALLERY. UA Student Union, first floor. 621-5123.
Continuing through September 24: Silver, recent photographs
by Bob Carey. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to
CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 E. Broadway. 623-5883. Continuing through August 29: Starting from Within, works by Phoenician artist Mary Bates, and Tucson artists Carl Rald and Ted Springer. Opening September 3 and continuing through September 26: Encroachment: Nowhere to Hide, "inspired by the cancerous growth devouring our world-renowned Sonoran desert." Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and during Thursday Art Walk and Downtown Saturday Nights.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through August 29: Summer 1998 Exhibition, featuring hand-crafted furniture, accessories and sculpture for indoor and outdoor living. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
RAW GALLERY. 43 S. Sixth Ave. 882-6927. Continuing through August 29: Monotype, recent monotype prints by TAG artists. Also on exhibit: Hot Objects, a TAG artist exhibition of small works in the RAW windows. Summer gallery hours are 7 to 10 p.m. during Downtown Saturday Nights, and by appointment.
TOHONO CHUL PARK. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through August 30: new acquisitions of baskets, rugs and pottery from the Agnes T. and Don Leigh Smith Collection. Continuing through September 8: Creative Visions III, featuring work by students in the Catalina School District and additional elementary schools. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2. Call 742-6455 for a daily events schedule.
VENTURE FINE ARTS. 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road. 298-2258. Continuing through August 31: a group exhibition featuring the work of Caroline Norton, Keith Christie, Richard Fillhouer, Alfred Vetromile, Dan Bates, Gary Price, Richard Brunson, Michael Norton and Katie Hazen. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and by appointment.
WOMANKRAFT GALLERY. 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976. Continuing through August 29: Millennium Melting Pot, featuring the paintings of Perry McCauley. Other works in the exhibit include "Our Big Flat Selves," a series of life-sized paper dolls made by Womankraft artists. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Out Of Town
OTERO STREET GALLERY. 5 Camino Otero. Tubac, Arizona. Continuing through September 28: Long, Hot Summer Art Show, a collection of work by 25 of the gallery's artists and craftsmen. Summer gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Call (520) 398-8014 for information.
RANCHO LINDA VISTA BARN GALLERY. 1955 W. Linda Vista Road, Oracle. (520) 896-2988. Continuing through August 31: Watercolor, featuring works by Bruce McGrew, Steve Littler, Jon-Eric Schaefer, David Jaffrey, Farzad Nakhai, and Rick DeMont. There will be an artists' reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, August 30. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, or by appointment. Call 324-0442 for information.
THE SUBWAY. 43 Brewery Gulch. Bisbee, Arizona. Continuing through September 6: Where the Sky Touches the Earth, photographs by Charles Ferguson, Robert Cook and Carol Wallace. Gallery hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Call 1-888-632-4716 for information.
ART WORKSHOPS. Pink Adobe Art Gallery East, 6538 E. Tanque Verde Road, offers a workshop in Color Harmony Design from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, August 27; and Garment Painting from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, August 29. A third workshop in Furniture Painting meets from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, August 31. Call 298-5995 for information and registration.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. The International Library of Photography seeks submissions for its annual International Open Amateur Photography Contest. Send one photograph in one of the following categories: people, animals, nature, action, humor, portraiture, or other. Photo must be a color or black-and-white print (unmounted), 8x10 or smaller. All entries must include photographer's name and address on the back, as well as the category and title of the photo. Photos cannot be returned. Send entries to the International Library of Photography, Suite 350-9001, 10045 Red Run Blvd., Owings Mills, MD 21117. Entries must be postmarked by August 31.
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 a self-addressed, stamped envelope 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.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Tucson/Pima Arts Council. 240 N. Stone Ave. T/PAC is accepting submissions from individual artists and artist teams for two projects at the El Pueblo Center: tile work for the upper facades in entry archways; and glass art for the community rooms. Total commission award is $6,000. Call Beth Hancock at T/PAC 624-0595, ext. 21, for application information.
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.
ARTS BRIGADE. Calling community and neighborhood artists: Want to have some fun and help your community? 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 email 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.
CALL FOR ARTISTS. The City of Casa Grande is accepting applications from Arizona artists for public art for the new City Hall complex. The plaza area will serve as a back entrance into city hall, and will be a multi-use plaza to function as a place for informal gatherings, a performance area, a lunch area for employees, etc. Commission includes an entrance/stage area and a landscape area. Finalists will receive a $250 honorarium for their proposals. The budget for this project will be contingent upon the proposals submitted. Applications must be received by noon Monday, September 28. For applications and information, write: Casa Grande Arts & Humanities Commission, c/o Gloria Haro, City Clerk, 300 E. Fourth St., Casa Grande, Arizona 85222; or call (520) 421-8600.
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