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january 2017 gallery & museum events
January 2017 Gallery & Museum Events
January, 2017, Page 134
Alwun House—1204 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, alwunhouse.org, (602) 253-7887. Gallery lights are off as each work emits its own illumination in “Lighthouse,” through Jan. 6. The eclectic electric exhibit includes functional to conceptual pieces that glow, flicker, flash and shine.
Arizona Science Center—600 E. Washington St., Phoenix, azscience.org, (602) 716-2000. “Alien Worlds and Androids”—which tackles the question that has fascinated man for centuries: “Are we alone?”—continues through Jan. 16.
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum—2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson, desertmuseum.org, (520) 883-2702. “Artists for Conservation: International Juried Exhibit of Nature in Art,” through Feb. 5.
ASU Art Museum—ASU Nelson Fine Arts Center, 51 E. 10th St., Tempe, (480) 965-2787. “Cranbrook Ceramics +/- 25 Years,” through Jan. 28;and “Margarita Cabrera: Space in Between,” through Feb. 12.
Bonner David Galleries—7040 E. Main St., Scottsdale, bonnerdavid.com, (480) 941-8500. Paintings by Peregrine Heathcote are on exhibit in “Flights of Fancy,” through Jan. 17; and paintings by Jane Jones in “Glorious Survivors,” Jan. 19-Feb. 1.
Bowers Museum—2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, Calif., bowers.org, (714) 567-3600. “Virgin of Guadalupe: Images in Colonial Mexico,” through Jan. 29; and “Seen & Unseen: Photographs by Imogen Cunningham,” through Feb. 26.
Calvin Charles Gallery—4201 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, calvincharlesgallery.com, (480) 421-1818. “Linked,” Jan. 5-25, features paintings by Michael Kessler; and “Geometric: Organic,” Jan. 26-Feb. 27, paintings by Stephen Silver.
Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery—7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale, cyndycarstens.com, (480) 946-3217. New pen and ink drawings by Cyndy Carstens are on display in “My New Secret Voice,” through Jan. 5.
Chandler Center for the Arts Gallery—250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, chandlercenter.org, (480) 782-2695. “In Stitches—Seriously Humorous Art Quilts, Year XXI,” through Jan. 7.
Chandler Museum at McCullough-Price House—300 S. Chandler Village Dr., Chandler, chandleraz.gov, (480) 782-2717. “The Art of Survival: Enduring the Turmoil of Tule Lake,” through Jan. 27. The exhibit explores the experiences and events at Tule Lake, a World War II Japanese American confinement site where many prisoners from Arizona’s Gila River Internment Camp were transferred.
Coconino Center for the Arts—2300 N. Fort Valley Rd., Flagstaff, (928) 779-2300. “Luster,” Jan. 17-Feb. 11; and “10x10 Exhibition & Sale 2017,” Jan. 17-Feb. 11.
Colonial Frontiers—244 S. Park Ave., Tucson, colonialfrontiers.com, (520) 622-7400. “British Colonial Myanmar: 20th Century Antique English Colonial Furniture of Burma,” through Feb. 28.
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center—122 E. Culver St., Phoenix, azjhs.org, (602) 241-7870. Paintings by Beth Ames Swartz are on exhibit in “Tikkun Olam—Repairing the World,” through Jan. 21.
Denver Art Museum—100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, (720) 865-5000. “On Desert Time: Landscape Photographs by O’Sullivan & Bell, 1871–1874,” through Jan. 8; “Depth & Detail: Carved Bamboo From China, Japan & Korea,” through Jan. 15; “What It Meant to Be Modern, 1910-1965: American Works on Paper From the Karen and Kevin Kennedy Collection,” through March 5; and “Printed and Painted: The Art of Bark Cloth,” through Aug. 27.
Desert Caballeros Western Museum—21 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, (928) 684-2272. “Cowgirls With a Camera,” through Jan. 8; “Holiday Trains,” through Jan. 15; “Ride Through History: Saddles that Shaped the West,” through March 5; “Maynard Dixon: Beyond the Clouds,” through March 5;and “Having Their Picture Took: Western Portrait Photography Then and Now,” through Oct. 8.
Etherton Gallery—135 S. Sixth Ave., Tucson, etherthongallery.com, (520) 624-7370. “Slant Rhymes,” through Jan. 7, showcases photography by Alex Webb and Alejandro Cartagena. The focus shifts to mixed-media works by Mayme Kratz and photography by Michael Lundgren and Christopher Colville, Jan. 10-March 11, with a reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 14.
EVOKE Contemporary—550 S. Guadalupe St., Santa Fe, evokecontemporary.com, (505) 995-9902. New paintings by Michael Workman are featured through Jan. 7.
Gallery Andrea—7019 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 481-2530. Paintings by Naomi Brown, Clay B. Wallis, and Weldy Mahnaz are on display Jan. 1-31.
Gebert Contemporary—7160 Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 429-0711. Oil paintings on canvas and panel by Diane Silver are on display Jan. 5-Feb. 4. Silver embraces a painterly style and uses collage elements in this new series of works, layering the paint and gestural marks to expose, erase, hide and then bring again into focus various elements of the painting. Guests can meet the artist at a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 5.
Goldenstein Gallery—70 Dry Creek Rd., Sedona, goldensteinart.com, (928) 204-1765. The gallery hosts its annual “Wisdom Show,” Jan. 6-31. Opening with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 6, the exhibition features pieces by artists who consciously use intention in the creation of their work, including Sherab Khandro, Mary Fisher, Alok, and Susan Makara.
Heard Museum—2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, heard.org, (602) 252-8848. “Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist,” through Jan. 8; and “Over the Edge: Fred Harvey at the Grand Canyon and in the Great Southwest,” through Dec. 31, 2017.
Holland Gallery of Fine Art—34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, (480) 488-1090. Judith Visker, Dennis Kleidon, Karen Brace Adams, and Elizabeth Randall Moore demonstrate their individual approaches toward achieving artistic excellence in “Mountain Top Experience,” Jan. 14-27. Guests can meet the artists at a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14.
i.d.e.a. Museum—150 W. Pepper Pl., Mesa, ideamuseum.org, (480) 644-2468. Interactive activities are a hallmark of this facility, which is designed to inspire children of all ages to experience their world differently through art, creativity and imagination, with an emphasis on science and technology. “It’s a Dog’s Life,” through Jan. 22, focuses on the art, science, history and social relationships of domestic dogs and their wild canine cousins.
John C. Hill Antique Indian Art Gallery—6962 E. First Ave., Scottsdale, (480) 946-2910. Old silver and turquoise jewelry from a local Arizona collection is showcased in “Navajo Silver, 1900-1950,” Jan. 2-27.
Kolb Studio—Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim, (800) 858-2808. Artwork from the Grand Canyon Celebration of Art is on display through Jan. 16.
Lanning Gallery—Hozho Center, 431 S.R. 179, Sedona, (928) 282-6865.“It’s All New,” Jan. 6-15, is an exhibition of new works, new artists and new directions, including paintings, sculpture, furniture, studio glass and jewelry by more than a dozen artists. An opening reception is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 6.
LewAllen Galleries—1613 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, (505) 988-3250. “Lloyd Martin: Preview Showcase Exhibition,” through Jan. 2; and “Picasso and Munch: Important Works on Paper,” through Jan. 29.
Lisa Sette Gallery—210 E. Catalina Dr., Phoenix, lisasettegallery.com, (480) 990-7342. The gallery presents works by Mayme Kratz and Marie Navarre, through Jan. 7. Working in diverse media, the Arizona artists address nature, longingand beauty, and speak unflinchingly of the central role of mortality and loss in our collective experience. The focus shifts to “Möbius,” Jan. 10-Feb. 25, with new works by contem-porary Guatemalan artist Luis González Palma. An opening reception is planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 14.
Madaras Gallery—3035 N. Swan Rd., Tucson, madaras.com, (520) 615-3001. The gallery hosts a “First Thursday” party from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 5. The event includes a book signing with Russell True, owner of White Stallion Ranch and author of “Dude Ranching in Arizona.”
The Marshall Gallery of Fine Art—7106 E. Main St., Scottsdale, themarshallgallery.com, (480) 970-3111. Expressive figurative and cityscape paintings by Erica Vhay are on display in “6th and Main,” Jan. 12-25. Born into a family of architects and artists, Vhay’s great-grandfather, Gutzon Borglum, and his son, Lincoln Borglum, were famous for their sculpting of Mount Rushmore National Memorial and many other renowned works of art.
Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum—1 E. Main St., Mesa, (480) 644-6500. “The Footnote Chronicles: Corinne Geertsen,” through Jan. 8; “Paradise Lost: Daniel Martin Diaz,” through Jan. 15; “Off the Page: Contemporary Art Influenced by Literature,” through Jan. 22; “Disillusioned: Dina Goldstein,” through Jan. 22; “Alternative Beauty: The Work of Karen Jilly: A Twenty- Five Year Survey,” through March 19;“Rethinking Fire: Bryan David Griffith,” Jan. 20-April 9; and “High Tension: Bonnie Lambert,” Jan. 20-April 9.
Millicent Rogers Museum—1504 Millicent Rogers Rd., Taos, N.M.,(575) 758-2462. “Crossing Paths: Beadwork From the MRM and E. Irving Couse Collections,” through Jan. 31; and “Millicent as Visionary,” through Feb. 28.
Mini Time Machine Museum—4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr., Tucson, theminitimemachine.org, (520) 881-0606. “Churches of the Southwest: Wood Sculptures by Roberto Cardinale,” a 2009 Phoenix Home & Garden Masters of the Southwest award winner, continues through Jan. 8.
Museum of International Folk Art—706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, (505) 476-1200. “Sacred Realm: Blessings & Good Fortune Across Asia,” through March 19; and “Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico,” through Sept. 10.
Musical Instrument Museum—4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, (480) 478-6000. “Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces,” through Sept. 4, showcases instruments with incredible inlay by North America’s finest artists and luthiers.
On the Edge Gallery—7050 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale, (480) 265-8991. The gallery showcases works by Julie Carpenter, Jonathan Harmon, and Karen Stecker from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in conjunction with the “Local Edge” ArtWalk. The artists explore mediums and materials in their unintended form and combine them to create unique works of art.
Palm Springs Art Museum—101 Museum Dr., Palm Springs, Calif., (760) 322-4800. “Go West! Art of the American Frontier From the Buffalo Bill Center of the West,” through Feb. 20; “MetaModern,” through Feb. 27; and “Glass for the New Millennium: Masterworks From the Kaplan-Ostergaard Collection,” through March 7.
Philabaum Glass Gallery & Studio—711 S. Sixth Ave., Tucson, philabaumglass.com, (520) 884-7404. Fused-glass works by Karen Bexfield and Richard Parrish are on exhibit in “pro•fu•sion,” through Jan. 28.
Phoenix Art Museum—1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, phxart.org, (602) 257-1222. “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic,” through Jan. 8;“Get Face: (To Gain Respect; To Increase One’s Status),” through Jan. 8;“Emphatics: Avant-Garde Fashion 1963-2013,” through Jan. 16; “Eye on Fashion: The Kelly Ellman Collection,” through Feb. 26; and “INFOCUS: Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks,” through April 9.
Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art—411 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, (480) 577-8295. Shipping containers are repurposed as galleries for “Onloaded 4,” which showcases artwork by emerging local, national and international artists. Included are works by Brian Boner and Jon Linton, and Angelica Fox, through Jan. 15; and Chris Jagmin and Courtney Faith Richter, Jan. 20-Feb. 12.
Pueblo Grande Museum—4619 E. Washington St., Phoenix, pueblogrande.com, (602) 495-0901. “One World, Many Voices: The Artistry of Canyon Records,” through April 30,is a comprehensive photographic, musical and historical exhibit about the record company. Guests enjoy a bilingual musical performance and presentation on Aztec-style instruments as Xavier Quijas Yxayoti presents “One World, Many Voices … Two Languages,” from 2 to 3 p.m. Jan. 22.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art—7374 E. Second St., Scottsdale, (480) 874-4666. “Push Comes to Shove: Women and Power,” through Jan. 8; “Future Architects,” through Jan. 15; “Architecture + Art: Everything Falls Into Place When It Collapses,” through Jan. 22; and “For Mrs. Radio: a young child’s gallery,” Jan. 28-April 16.
Shemer Art Center—5005 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, (602) 262-4727. Visitors enjoy a “22x30 Exhibition,” featuring works by 15 artists of this watercolor critique group, through Jan. 7; and “Arizona Sculpture: Two Years Outdoors,” through Nov. 1.
Signature Gallery—7177 E. MainSt., Scottsdale, (480) 949-7003. Paintings by Miguel Martinez are on exhibit Jan. 26-March 31, with an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 26. Martinez expresses his deep admiration for the gentle strength and character of the many women he has encountered around the world through the beauty of their faces in his distinctive signature style.
Superstition Mountain Museum—4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, (480) 983-4888. Original paintings by Ted DeGrazia (1909-1982) are on display in “DeGrazia’s Prospectors and Pack Animals,” through May 31.
Tilt Gallery—7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale, tiltgallery.com, (602) 716-5667. “Photography Re-Imagined: Visual Storytelling” opens with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 5 and remains on exhibit through Jan. 28.
Tucson Desert Art Museum—7000 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson, (520) 202-3888. “All Creatures, Great and Small,” through Jan. 15; “Perspectives on Japanese American Incarceration: 1942-1946,” through April 30; “The Dazzled Eye: Navajo Textiles From the Getzwiller Collection,” Jan. 13-May 28; and “On the Wild Side,” Jan. 20-Feb. 26, which includes a reception at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 20.
Tucson Museum of Art—140 N. Main Ave., Tucson, (520) 624-2333. “The New Westward: Trains, Planes and Automobiles That Move the Modern West,” through Feb. 12; “El Nacimiento,” through March 19;“A Traveler and His Treasures: Latin American Folk Art From the Peter C. Cecere Collection,” through July 23; and “Henry C. Balink: Native American Portraits,” through July 23.
Turquoise Tortoise Gallery—Hozho Center, 431 S.R. 179, Sedona, (928) 282-2262. “New Traditions,” Jan. 6-15, highlights new art that celebrates the age-old traditions of the Southwest and Native Americans, with works by six artists and jewelers. An opening reception takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 6.
University of Arizona Museum of Art—1031 N. Olive Rd., Tucson, (520) 621-7567. “Fifteen Indelible Lives,” through Jan. 22; “The Presidential Series: Paintings by Alfred Quiroz,” through Jan. 22; “Red and Blue,” through Feb. 26; and “Exposed: The Art and Science of Conservation,” Jan. 14-May 13.
Vision Gallery—10 E. Chicago St., Chandler, visiongallery.org, (480) 782-2695. “These Are Not Your Grandmother’s Quilts: The Artworks of Marla Hattabaugh,” through Jan. 7.
West Valley Arts HQ—16126 N. Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, westvalleyarts.org, (623) 584-2626. Vanguard Art Club presents “Forty Years of Artistic Excellence With Vanguard Artists,” Jan. 5-27.
Wilde Meyer Annex—7100 Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 947-1489. Canines are in the spotlight as a variety of artists share their works in “A New Dog a Day,” Jan. 1-31. A reception is planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 5.
Wilde Meyer Gallery—3001 E. Skyline Dr., Tucson, (520) 615-5222. “Contemporary Southwest,” through Jan. 4, features pieces by Ka Fisher, Amy Watts, and Michael Swearngin. “Oils and Acrylics” opens with a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 8, and continues through Feb. 1. The show includes paintings in a variety of styles by Kristin Knight, Greg Dye, Acacia Alder, and Timothy Chapman.
Xanadu Gallery—7039 E. Main St., Scottsdale, xanadugallery.com, (480) 368-9929. New mixed-media collages and acrylic works featuring auto and roadtrip subjects by Dave Newman are on display in “Are We There Yet?” Jan. 19-Feb. 14. Guests can meet Newman at a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 19, which includes live music by Pat Roberts and The Heymakers.
Zuva Gallery—8900 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Scottsdale, zuvagallery.com, (480) 488-6000. Dynamic works by Isaac Choloka are in the spotlight in “Eight Powerful Sculptures,” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10.
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