ARTOpening This Week
ARIZONA GALLERY. UA Student Union, north side of the mall, east of Old Main. 621-5123. Opening December 3 and continuing through February 11: photographs by Kemal Hadzic. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 E. Broadway Blvd. 623-5883. Opening December 5 and continuing through December 23: Rough Cut, work in painting, sculpture and mixed media by Kristin Decker, Keiko Imaoka and Catherine Sohn. There is an artist's reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, December 5. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and Downtown Saturday nights.
HACIENDA DEL SOL GALLERY. 5601 Hacienda Del Sol Road. 299-1501. Opening December 6 and continuing through January 5: watercolor paintings by Karen Alfred. There is an opening reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, December 6. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
HAZMAT GALLERY. 191 E. Toole Ave. 624-5019. Opening December 4 and continuing through January: Ignition, a show in assorted media by nine artists, from Tucson and abroad. Located in a temporary exhibition space, this is the first show organized by Tucson's Museum of Contemporary Art. There is an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, December 4.
LA GALERIA DEL PUEBLO. 611 S. Sixth Ave. 882-8423. December
4 through 6 only: Lo Nuestro: A Mexican Tradition. There
is a reception for the artists from 5 to
SAGUARO ARTISANS. 215 N. Court Ave. 792-3466. Opening
December 5 and continuing through December 31: vintage St. Nicholas
dolls by Paula Ford, and hand-painted porcelain by Mary Grut.
Gallery hours are
SHANE HOUSE GALLERY. 218 S. Fourth Ave. 629-0994. Opening December 5 and continuing through December 31: mixed-media works by Kyle Johnston. There is an opening reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, December 5. Gallery hours are during Downtown Saturday Nights and by appointment.
TEMPLE GALLERY. Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. 624-7370. Opening December 4 and continuing through January 6: paintings and prints by Joe Forkan. There is an artist's reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 11. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and prior to theatrical performances.
UNITY OF TUCSON. 3617 N. Camino Blanco. 577-3300. Opening December 3 and continuing through December 31: watercolors and acrylic collage by artist-of-the-month Syd Clayton-Seeber. There is a reception for the artist at 10 a.m. Sunday, December 6. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
ARIZONA ART GALLERY AND EVENT CENTER. 5101 N. Oracle Road. 888-8788. Continuing through December 12: Faces of the Southwest, works by more than 40 local artists. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
ARTERY FINE ARTS GALLERY. 2843 N. Campbell Ave. 327-6094. Continuing through December: Small Gems, a miniature show. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
DAVIS DOMINGUEZ GALLERY. 154 E. Sixth St. 629-9759. Continuing through December 11: Allegories, featuring paintings by DeAnn Melton and Joanne Kerrihard, and sculpture by Judith Stewart. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. Continuing through January 19: Southwestern Imagery. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
DINNERWARE CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Continuing through December 23: ceramic sculpture by Gary Benna; collage by Monique Mynlieff; gum-bichromatic prints by Denise Kramer; and paintings by Cindi Laukes. There's an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, December 5. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.
ETHERTON GALLERY. 135 S. Sixth Ave. 624-7370. Continuing through January 16: Figurative Allegories, paintings and sculpture by Eriks Rudans, painted photographs by Holly Roberts, and paintings by Daniel Diaz. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and during Downtown Saturday Nights.
ERIC FIRESTONE GALLERY. 308 E. Congress St. 622-3350. Continuing through January 30: A Retrospective of Early Tucson Artists. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
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 Campus. Southeast corner of Park
Avenue and Speedway. 626-4215. Continuing through December 16:
Intent and Process, the fifth-annual Bachelor of Fine Arts
senior exhibition. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday
through Friday, and
LIONEL ROMBACH GALLERY. UA Campus. Southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. 626-4215. Continuing through December 16: Buttocks, Bowels, Belly Aches and Bandages, paintings and prints by Greg Porcaro. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
MEDICINE MAN GALLERY. 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road,
Suite 7. Continuing through December 24: lifeworks by Western
artist Maynard Dixon. Gallery hours are
MURPHEY GALLERY. St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 299-1816. Continuing through December 29: an exhibit of watercolors by Carolyn Beehler, and oil paintings by Linda Dobkin. Gallery hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through January 2: Annual Holiday Exhibition. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
OLD PUEBLO FRAMEWORKS AND GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road.
885-0746. Continuing through December 31: A Lighter Side of
Art, whimsical paintings, sculpture and assemblages by various
artists. There is a reception from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, December
5. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday,
OLD STEINFELD WAREHOUSE. Alamo Gallery. 101 W. Sixth
St. 882-9490. Continuing through December 12: Fifty Pieces
by the Pound, recent scrap-metal sculpture and oil paintings
by Claude Bailey. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to
OROBOROS STONE ART GALLERY. 101 W. Sixth St. Continuing:
sculptural stone art by Ed Davenport. Gallery hours are 5 to 8
p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday,
PCC ART GALLERY. West Campus. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 206-6942. Continuing through December 10: work by Marietta Patricia Leis, Donna McGinnis, and Lynn O'Brien. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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 has become a permanent installation at Art2. Three sculptural pieces by Stephen G. Derks stand in front of the Bank of America Plaza, 33 N. Stone Ave., through November. Sculptors and property owners wishing to participate in the Phantom Sculpture Program may contact the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information.
PHILABAUM CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS GALLERY. 711 S. Sixth Ave. 884-7404. Continuing through January 22: Vase or Vaaz: Questioning the Vessel. Call 884-7404 for gallery hours.
PINK ADOBE GALLERY. La Plaza Shoppes. 6538 E. Tanque Verde
Road. 298-5995. Continuing through December 31: Holiday Happenings,
a show of holiday art and gifts by gallery artists. Gallery hours
are 10 a.m. to
PRESS 101. 101 W. Fifth St. Continuing: architectural text and diagrams concerning community living by Jason Sellers; street photography by Michael Rose; and steel and wood sculpture by John Mueller. Call 884-0278 for information.
ROTUNDA GALLERY. Memorial Student Union. UA campus. 621-6142. Continuing through January 21: Journeys, works in handmade paper by Betsy Farmer. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
SAGUARO ARTISANS. Sonora Plaza. 2850 W. Ina Road. 792-3466.
Continuing through December 29: the Saguaro Artisans Holiday Gift
Show. Gallery hours are
SALON Q. Café Quebec. 121 E. Broadway Blvd. 325-9066.
Continuing through January 3: Beast-Mas, a multi-media,
multi-artist exhibit. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to
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 January 10: Drawing on the Desert: Images in Pastel and Colored Pencil.
T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Continuing
through December 18: Nested Between Covers, a diverse group
of artists investigating the medium of artists' books. Gallery
hours are 8:30 a.m. to
TUCSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. 7005 S. Plumer Ave. Continuing through January 31: When the Iron Bird Flies, paintings by Virginia Hall. Call 573-8100 for information.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. Goodman Pavilion. 140 N. Main Ave.
624-2333. Continuing through January 3: Tucson Collects: Tribal
Rugs from Arizona Collections. Continuing through January
3: Sanctus, an exhibit by Daniel Martin Diaz. Continuing
through March 31: El Nacimiento, the traditional Mexican
nativity scene in the Sosa-Carillo-Frémont House Museum.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to
TUCSON-PIMA LIBRARY. Main Library. 101 N. Stone Ave. 791-4393. Continuing through December 15: wall hangings and floor cloths by Deborah Goalby and a series of monoprints by Mark Black.
UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. Continuing through January 3: Robert Colescott: Recent Paintings. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
UNION GALLERY. Memorial Student Union. UA Campus. 621-6142. Continuing through December 16: Colorprint USA, original prints by 53 artists. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
ARIZONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY. 949 E. Second St. 628-5774. Continuing through December 5: Day of the Dead, photographs by David Burckhalter. 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.
CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. UA Fine Arts Complex, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7968. 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. On display in the CCP library: In Concert: Photographs and Musicians. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday though Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
ELIZABETH CHERRY CONTEMPORARY ART. 437 E. Grant Road. 903-0577. www.cherry-art.com. Continuing through January 9: black-and-white photographs by Valerie Galloway. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and by appointment.
MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL ART CENTER. 222 E. Sixth St. 624-6878. Continuing through December 5: The Fifth-Annual Día de los Muertos Group Exhibition. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
SANDERS GALLERY. 6420 N. Campbell Ave. Continuing through December 5: Artists of the Southwest. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
WINGSPAN ART WALL. 300 E. Sixth St. 624-1779. Continuing through December 5: ar*te*fact, drawings, paintings and assemblages by Kurt Joachim von Behrmann. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Out Of Town
ADRIENNE M. DESIGNS AND GLOBAL ARTS GALLERY. 315 McKeown Ave. Patagonia. 520-394-0077. Opening December 6 and continuing through January 17: ceramics, shrines, retablos and santos by five regional artists. There is an opening reception from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, December 6. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Monday and by appointment.
OTERO STREET GALLERY. 51 Camino Otero. Tubac, Arizona.
Continuing through December 5: a new show to welcome winter visitors,
featuring work by 25 gallery members. There is a reception from
1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, December 5. The Craft Gallery, an adjunct,
features original two- and three-dimensional handcrafts by local
and regional artisans. An alcove offers small, framed works measuring
under 12 inches. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to
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.
CALL TO ARTISTS. T/PAC, 240 N. Stone Ave., has applications and guidelines for 1999 Artist Fellowships. Four $4,750 fellowships will be awarded in visual arts; one $4,750 fellowship in literary arts; one $4,750 fellowship in performing arts; one $4,750 fellowship in traditional/folk performing arts; and one $4,750 fellowship in media arts. Application deadline is December 15, and submissions must be received by 5 p.m. at the office, or postmarked (not metered) by midnight, December 15. The Arts Council is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call Albert Soto or Dottie Davis at 624-0595, ext. 18 and 14, respectively.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Seeds for Life is a multi-media, community-centered project. Phase One consists of painting a neighborhood mural; phase two will be a series of street-puppet workshops. Call the Tucson Arts Brigade at 791-9359 for information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. A Tucson-based company seeks fine arts and crafts to be featured on their web site, and in an international sales catalog. Contemporary and traditional Western, Southwestern, and Tribal fine arts and crafts are sought. Items may be representational, decorative, or functional, and made of wood, metal, stone, clay, fabric, paper, or a combination of materials. Arts and crafts may be made and/or assembled by individuals or groups. Especially wanted are paper prints and original paintings, sculpture and glass art. Also needed are wood and leather works; flint knapping and weavings; clothing items; dolls; needle crafts; fiber art and quilted projects; holiday ornaments; table-top fountains; home decorations; and pottery of any kind. Send letter of interest, color photos or slides of work and artist information. (Professional photos are not necessary.) Send SASE for return of photos. Mail to: D. de Arriel, "Call to Artists," 1001 St. Mary's Road, Box 916, Tucson, AZ 85745.
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 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
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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