ARTOpening This Week
CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. UA Fine Arts Complex, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7968. Opening with a reception at 5:30 p.m. Friday, October 16, and continuing through December 6: Comparative Concepts: Photographs by August Sander, Karl Blossfeldt, Albert Renger-Patzsch, and Bernd and Hilla Becher, organized by the Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany. Barbara Kosta, a UA Associate Professor of German Studies, presents the gallery talk, Neue Sachlichkeit: New Objectivity in the Culture, Film and Photography of the Weimar Republic at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 22. On display in the CCP library: In Concert: Photographs and Musicians. Hours are noon 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday though Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday 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. Opening October 21 and continuing through November 13: The Persistent Scent of Time, mixed-media assemblages, artists' books, and paintings by Maria Schutt and Beata Wehr. There's an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 21. Continuing through October 15: Transmogrifier, a painting, sculpture, and video installation by Tim Rutti, James Schaub, and Jack Shotbolt. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
SALONQ. Café Quebec. 121 E. Broadway. Opening October 13 and running through November 22: X-Ray 98, featuring works that use x-ray images, by Julie Brunner and collaborative artist Artemis. Hours are 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
SHANE HOUSE GALLERY. 218 S. Fourth Ave. Opening October 17 and continuing through November 17: oil, acrylic, watercolor, and charcoal works by Robert Folger. Gallery hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, October 17, and during Downtown Saturday Nights. Call Robert Folger at 622-3508 to schedule any other viewings.
TEMPLE OF MUSIC AND ART. 330 S. Scott Ave. Opening October 16 and continuing through December 2: Vestiges: Wilderness in Arizona & New Mexico, by Michael P. Berman. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and prior to performances. Call 624-7370 for information.
ACCESS GALLERY. 124 E. Broadway. 624-9833. Continuing through October 31: an exhibit of blues photographs by David Horowitz. Gallery hours are noon to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
APPARATUS GALLERY. 299 S. Park Ave. 791-3505. Continuing through November 7: a group exhibition highlighting new work by gallery artists, 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. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
ARIZONA GALLERY. UA Student Union, north side of the mall east of Old Main. 621-5123. Continuing through November 25: Barry Goldwater: A Master Photographer, an exhibition of photographs taken by the late Barry Goldwater. Continuing through October 23: BMW design drawings by Darrin Caddes. 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 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
ARIZONA-SONORA DESERT MUSEUM GALLERY. 2021 N. Kinney Road. Continuing through November 30: Under the Sun, aerial photographs of the Sonoran Desert by Adriel Heisey. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Admission is free with museum ticket. Call 883-2702 for information.
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. 748-1551. Continuing through November 8: Faces of Southern Mexico, An Exhibit of Photographs, by Carolyn Cooper. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 E. Broadway. 623-5883. Continuing through October 31: photographs by Scott Baglione; ceramics by Andy Iventosch and Joan Pevarnik; and paintings and drawings by Tim Mosman. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, during Downtown Saturday Nights and Thursday Night Art Walks.
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.
EQUIPOISE GALLERY. Stillwell-Twiggs House. 134 S. Fifth Ave. (The Equipoise Gallery is using alternative spaces to show exhibits until having a home of its own.) Continuing through November 22: A Portrait: Tucson and Pima County, a juried exhibit of approximately 30 pieces by 17 artists. Exhibit hours are by appointment. Call Candy Bonner at 623-9123 for exhibit information.
ETHERTON GALLERY. 135 S. Sixth Ave. 624-7370. Continuing through November 14: Egypt: Antiquities from Above, by Marilyn Bridges; The Grand Tour, by Dick Arentz; and Beyond the Fire, by Mayme Kratz. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.
GALVEZ GALLERY/MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL ARTS CENTER. 743
N. Fourth Ave. 624-6878. Continuing through October 24: paintings
of Mayan, Aztec and Yaqui rulers, heroes and legends, airbrush
and bristle on Plexiglas by Melchor Ramirez. Gallery hours are
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to
HACIENDA DEL SOL GALLERY. Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort. 5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. 299-1501. Continuing through November 3: New Light Through Old Windows, mixed-media collages by Diane Mansfield Colligan, accompanied by poems by Charles Gillispie. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
IT'S A BLAST GALLERY. 2631 E. Broadway. 327-7879. Ongoing: serigraphs by Marilyse Goulet; 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 November 12: Tribute: The Joseph Gross Gallery 20th Anniversary Exhibition, including works by Mary Bates, Phyllis Bramson, James Davis, Bailey Doogan, Rudy Fernandez, Billy Hassel, Tim McDowell, Bruce McGrew, Kevin Sloan, Lenore Tawney, Jim Waid and Hannah Wilke. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
KALEIDOSCOPE FINE ARTS GALLERY. Northwest Unitarian Universalist Association. 3601 W. Cromwell Drive. Continuing through October 31: Diving Into Colored Light, by Sugata of Sedona. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Call Gallery Director Irene Nilsen at 615-8625 for information and directions.
MERCADO GALLERY. 6328 E. Broadway. Continuing through October
31: oil paintings by Ann Brown and stained glass art by Carol
Brainard. Gallery hours are
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through October 31: contemporary views of Día de los Muertos, along with contemporary porcelain by Michael Corney and mixed-media jewelry and objects by Susan Skinner. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
OLD PUEBLO FRAMEWORKS AND GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Continuing through November 6: A Celebration of Color, mixed-media paintings by Barbara Kennedy. 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.
PCC ART GALLERY. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 206-6942. Continuing through November 4: wood and metal sculptures by Brian Horton; Polaroid transfer images by Karen Hymer-Thompson; mixed media sculptures by John Poole; and soft-focused pinhole photographs by Kathleen Velo. 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. Phantom Gallery shows art work of Tucson artists in a number of locations. Deadline for entries is October 29. (The next deadline is May 6.) The following installations are sponsored by the Tucson Arts District Partnership: an exhibit by ceramist Donna Eyde entitled Arizona Highways Revisited, continuing through November 30 at 221 N. Court Ave.; oils on canvas by Loretta Derus-Sprigings, shaped canvases by Mike Stack, and abstract oil paintings by Grace Ciotti, at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.; portraits of Legends of the Jazz World, by Suzanne Cerny, continuing through November 11 at 110 S. Church Ave; and charcoal and graphite drawings by Kate Frohlich Bell, continuing through November 30 at 4 E. Congress St. Call 624-9977 for information.
PHILABAUM CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS. 711 S. Sixth Ave. 884-7404. Continuing through November 7: Objects of the Spirit: Celebrating Judaica, exploring the triumph of the spirit and the renewal of hope as it is rendered in glass by several artists. Call 884-7404 for gallery hours and opening times, which are subject to change.
RAW GALLERY. 43 S. Sixth Ave. 882-6927. Continuing through October 24: Family Dynamics, recent works by Meredith Milstead. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, until 7 p.m. during Thursday Night Art Walk, from 7 to 10 p.m. Downtown Saturday Nights, and by appointment.
ROTUNDA GALLERY. UA Student Union, third floor. 621-5123. 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. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
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.
TOHONO CHUL PARK. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through November 16 in the Main Gallery: Vacant Eden: Images from Tucson's Roadside Past, color photographs by Abigail Gumbiner and Carol Hayden. Continuing through November 8 at the Exhibit Hall: Bypassed Places: Route 66, gelatin silver prints by Cy Lehrer. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Suggested donation is $2.
T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. 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 Main 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.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. Continuing through October 25: Ross Stefan, A Tribute to Talent, an homage to one of Arizona's contemporary Southwest painters. Continuing through November 1: Selections from the Collection, selected works from TMA's extensive collection of 20th-century art. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 624-2333 for information.
TUCSON OPEN UNIVERSITY. 2030 E. Broadway, Suite 100. 622-0170. Continuing through October: color prints and photographs of the Arizona desert and U.S./International scenes by Tucson photographer Jack Gross. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. Continuing through October 27: A Survey of Drawings, by featured faculty artist Bailey Doogan. 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. Continuing through October 29: Tarantella, paintings by Suzan Woodruff. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
ELIZABETH CHERRY CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY. 437 E. Grant Road. 903-0577. Continuing through October 17: C, organized by Bob Nickas and including 1944 photographs by Paul Cadmus; photo collage by Peter Cain; postcards by Maurizio Cattelan; and works by Vija Celmins, Larry Clark, Chuck Close and Bruce Conner. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
JCC GALLERY. 3800 E. River Road. 299-3000. Continuing through October 19: paintings and mixed-media collage by Sonia Barr; color photography by Herschel Kreloff; and Jewish Roots in Hungary, Kodacolor photography by Lynn Saul. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Sunday.
SAGUARO ARTISANS GALLERY. 215 N. Court Ave. 792-3466. Continuing through October 22: hand-painted 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 5 p.m. Sunday.
WOMANKRAFT GALLERY. 388 S. Stone Ave.
Out Of Town
THE SUBWAY. 43 Brewery Gulch. Bisbee, Arizona. Continuing through November 8: recent paintings by Gene Elliston and Ray Levra. Gallery hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Call 1-888-632-4716 for information or visit the website at http://www.bisbeenet.com.
TUBAC CENTER FOR THE ARTS. 9 Plaza Road, Tubac. 520-398-2371. Continuing through November 8: Arizona--Border to Border in Black and White, an invitational photography exhibit featuring 14 contemporary art photographers documenting the Arizona experience at the end of the 20th century. The Center also sponsors two related photography workshops: a two-day children's workshop on October 17 and 24, for ages 13 and up; and a workshop on antique processing on October 31. Call TCA to register. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
FINE ART AND WINE FESTIVAL. Tubac Village, 45 miles south of Tucson on I-19, exit 34. Thunderbird Artists present the Tubac Fine Art and Wine Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. October 16 through 18. Enjoy juried fine arts, fine crafts, fine wines, micro-brews, live music and a selection of specialty shops and galleries. This event attracts many artists from throughout the Southwest. Also, help celebrate Anza Days, bringing together a select group of entertainers, humanists, historic craft demonstrators, and re-enactors that give life to the American Indian, Spanish, Mexican and territorial periods of Southern Arizona's heritage. Arizona's first state park, Tubac Presidio, hosts the event and interprets these and other themes through museum displays, archaeological features, historic structures and public programs. Take part in fine wine and micro-brew tasting for $10, which includes a souvenir glass with six tickets. Festival admission is free and wheelchair accessible. Call (602) 837-5637 for information regarding the festival. Call the Tubac Chamber of Commerce at (520) 398-2704 for accomodations or information regarding shops and galleries.
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