ARTOpening This Week
ARIZONA GALLERY. UA Student Union, north side of the mall east of Old Main. 621-5123. Opening October 8 and continuing through November 25: Barry Goldwater: A Master Photographer. Continuing through October 23: BMW design drawings by Darrin Caddes. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday.
CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 E. Broadway. 623-5883. Opening October 3 and continuing through October 31: photographs by Scott Baglione, ceramics by Andy Iventosch and Joan Pevarnik, and paintings and drawings by Tim Mosman. There's a reception for the artists from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, October 3. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, during Downtown Saturday Nights and Thursday Night Art Walks.
OLD PUEBLO FRAMEWORKS AND GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road.
885-0746. Opening October 3 and continuing through November 6:
A Celebration of Color, mixed-media paintings by Barbara
Kennedy. There's an artist's reception from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday,
October 3. Continuing through October 2: Many Facets, Many
Moods, works by Barbara Lewis. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to
ROTUNDA GALLERY. UA Student Union, third floor. 621-5123. Opening October 1 and continuing through November 8: M.O.S.A.I.C., a photo documentary exhibition of multi-ethnic families and individuals from Southern Arizona, by Levonne Gaddy and M. Craig. There's an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, October 1. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
SAGUARO ARTISANS GALLERY. 215 N. Court Ave. 792-3466. Opening
October 1 and continuing through October 22: handpainted terra
cotta and wood by Joan Bleakly; hand-woven placemats and table
runners in Southwestern themes by Robert Bleakly; and Southwestern
clay figurines by Lillian Kinslow. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m.
to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to
T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Opening October 5 and continuing through November 6: Día de los Muertos, featuring altars, paintings, serigraphy and mixed-media works by a variety of local artists. Exhibition is sponsored by the Instituto Cultural Mexicano de Tucson and Xicanindio Artes, Inc, and is a precursor to the Día de los Muertos festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, October 31, at the Tucson/Pima Library. A reception for the artists gathers from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, October 30. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. Opening October 2 and continuing through October 27: A Survey of Drawings, by featured faculty artist Bailey Doogan. There's a public reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, October 2. A free gallery talk, Doogan on Doogan, is offered at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, October 7. 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. Sunday.
UNION GALLERY. UA Student Union, first floor. 621-5123. Opening October 1 and continuing through October 29: Tarantella, paintings by Suzan Woodruff. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
ARTIST OF THE MONTH GALLERY. Unitarian Universalist Church. 4831 E. 22nd St. 748-1551. Continuing through October 4: A Study in Contrast, featuring the work of wildlife artist Anne Swerdlove and abstract artist Bill Bland. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday though Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
DINNERWARE GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Continuing through October 4: Invisible/Visible, an exhibition of visual art by Project RAISE Artists with developmental disabilities, and Chicago-based guest artist Suellen Rocca. Self Taught and Outsider Art is the subject of a panel discussion and slide presentation at 6 p.m. Saturday, October 3, with speakers Irene Ward Brydon, Director of the Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, CA; Cynthia Meier, founder of Project RAISE; and Suellen Rocca. There's a closing reception from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 4. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.
MURPHEY GALLERY. St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 299-1816. Continuing through October 1: serigraphs by Patricia Anderson; black-and-white pencil and watercolors by Patty Modugno Furman; and mixed-media acrylics and watercolors by Cynthia Gay Rose. Gallery hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
PCC ART GALLERY. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 206-6942. Continuing through October 5: colored pencil drawings from the series Vanished Roadside America, by Warren H. Anderson; and hand-built, sagger-fired vessels by Tucson clay artist Marcy Wrenn. 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.
WINGSPAN ART WALL. 300 E. Sixth St. 624-1779. Continuing through October 4: drawings and paintings by Catt Spencer. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
ART CLASSES. The Drawing Studio. 601 S. Sixth Ave. Pat Marohn gives observations and exercises in design principles as a way to "read" works of art, or analyze works in process, from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays, through October 22. Call 620-0947 for information.
ART LOANS. Applications are available for the Tucson Arts District Partnership's Art Space Development and Warehouse District Loan programs. Eligible projects must involve the development and/or purchase of property for arts uses such as studio, performance, rehearsal, education, gallery, and live/work space. Mixed-use projects which include arts uses are eligible. Loan funds are limited and will be allocated using a competitive process assessing the potential to create equity or long-term leasing opportunities for artists and arts organizations, project feasibility and overall impact and compatibility with goals of the Tucson Arts District. Completed applications must be received by 4 p.m. Thursday, October 1. Call 624-9977 for applications and information.
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 at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays from the Arts District Partnership offices, 4 E. Congress St. (at Stone Avenue). Call 624-9977 for more information.
ART WORKSHOPS. Pink Adobe Art Gallery East, 6538 E. Tanque Verde Road, offers workshops in furniture and garment painting from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., and in color harmony design from 6 to 9 p.m. October 5 through 8. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call 298-5995 for information and registration.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery accepts slides for the member-artist roster. Being included on the roster makes an artist eligible for exhibitions and Artist-Membership. To qualify, applicants must work in visual arts (painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, performance art, video, installation, etc.), and be a Tucson resident, not working toward a degree. If accepted, candidates are required to pay monthly dues of $35, and must be willing to contribute time and energy to the direction and management of this cooperative gallery. To receive an application and information, send a business-sized SASE to: Dinnerware Roster, 135 E. Congress St., Tucson, AZ 85701. Application procedure: Return the application, 10 slides of recent work, and a résumé to the gallery by November 4. Include SASE for return of slides. Dinnerware's jurying practice is based solely on the merit of work submitted. There is no charge to apply.
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 TO ARTISTS. The Tucson Arts District seeks two to three artists to work with a teacher and class to produce six to eight banners to be installed outdoors in downtown street-side locations. All Tucson-area artists are eligible to apply as individual or collaborating artists. Banner materials and paints will be provided. An honorarium based on an hourly rate will be paid to the artist. A fee for materials used in the classroom will be provided to participating teachers. Proposals should include an artist résumé; statement of previous work with significance to the banner project; six slides of previous work in a plastic slide sleeve, with each slide numbered, labeled with the artist's name, and indicating the top of the image; and a corresponding slide list with the artist's name, number of the slide, title of work, medium, dimensions, and year of completion. Finalists will be selected and interviewed by TADPI and involved teachers. Deadline for applications is 4 p.m. Thursday, October 8. Send all materials to: Tucson Arts District Partnership, Inc., P.O. Box 3009, Tucson, AZ 85702. Call 624-9977 for information.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. salonQ, 121 E. Broadway, is looking for artists, photographers, scientists, etc., to submit one or more works for Beast-mas, a show of animalia art to be exhibited November 24 through January 3. Large sizes are no problem. No submission fees. Call Diana Yakowitz, curator, before October 31 at 325-9066; or e-mail to art_CafeQuebec@yahoo.com to set up an appointment to show work.
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, 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.
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 email ArtBrigade@aol.com.
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