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March 2012 Gallery & Museum Events

Author: Judy Harper
Issue: March, 2012, Page 170
Influential Artist
Known for bright abstract paintings that offer nontraditional depictions of American Indians, Fritz Scholder (1937-2005) was an inspiration for a new generation of Native American artists. He became a leader of what sometimes is called the New American Indian Art Movement. See for yourself as Larsen Gallery in Scottsdale presents “Fritz Scholder and the New Indian Art Movement,” March 15-April 30. The exhibition features more than 120 works, including original paintings, sculpture, drawings, monotypes and graphics, as well as books and catalogs. Pictured is Scholder’s “Insane Indian,” acrylic on canvas, 68"H x 54"W. Works by other artists associated with the New American Indian Art Movement also are on display. The show opens with a reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 15. For more information, call (480) 941-0900.


Arizona Museum for Youth
35 N. Robson St., Mesa, arizonamuseumforyouth.com, (480) 644-2467. “Wing It! All Things That Fly,” through May 6.

Arizona Science Center—600 E. Washington St., Phoenix, (602) 716-2000. “Van Gogh Alive,” through June 17, is a multimedia interpretation of Van Gogh’s artwork showcasing the intersection of science and art in a whole new way.

ArtsEye—3550 E. Grant Rd., Tucson, artseye.com, (520) 325-0260. “Please Don’t Tell,” through March 15, features a collection of Chris Gall’s illustrated prints from the collaborative “PDT Cocktail Book” by world-renowned mixologist Jim Meehan. Gall’s colorful and comic book-inspired prints pay tribute to American cocktail culture with wit and nostalgia.

ASU Art Museum—ASU Nelson Fine Arts Center, Mill Avenue and 10th Street, Tempe, asuartmuseum.asu.edu, (480) 965-2787. “Miracle Report: Julianne Schwartz and Ken Landauer, Social Studies 8,” through June 2.

Blue Rain Contemporary—4164 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, blue-raingallery.com, (480) 874-8110. Paintings and jewelry by Tony Abeyta, bronze sculpture by Tammy Garcia, pottery by Richard Zane Smith, clay figures and pottery by Lisa Holt and Harlan Reano, and glass sculpture by Preston Singletary are on display March 1-4; and new paintings by Roseta Santiago, March 1-14. A reception for the artists takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. March 1. New paintings by Benjamin McPherson are showcased March 29-April 15. Guests can meet the artist at a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. March 29.

Bonner David Galleries—7040 E. Main St., Scottsdale, bonnerdavid.com, (480) 941-8500. John Burton has created 100 scenes of Arizona to commemorate the state’s centennial year. The paintings are showcased in “Arizona 100,” which continues through March 1.

Calvin Charles Gallery—4201 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, calvincharlesgallery.com, (480) 421-1818. Paintings by David Adams are on display in “Moments Felt, Images Played,” through March 5. “Mirror,” March 8-April 9, reflects two individual bodies of work by sculptors Jennyfer Stratman and Pascal. Created on similar scale, the works in metal and wood share a collaborative energy and subtle marriage of abstraction and representation. The show opens with a reception for the artists from 7 to 9 p.m. March 8.

Cave Creek Museum—6140 Skyline Dr., Cave Creek, cavecreekmuseum.org, (480) 488-2764. Offering an extensive collection of prehistoric and historic artifacts that describe the lives of Native Americans, miners, ranchers and pioneers, the museum presents an Archaeology Expo at Spur Cross, March 3; archaeology presentation, March 10; “Desert Plants” program, March 17; and “Do Artifacts Talk?” children’s program, March 24.

C. Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery—7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale, cyndycarstens.com, (602) 819-3212. Oil paintings by Cyndy Carstens and acrylic mixed-media works by Kelli Berry are on exhibit in “Veiled Vibrance,” March 1-30.

Challenger Space Center—21170 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria, azchallenger.org, (623) 322-2012. “An Astronaut’s Life: Articles Flown in Space,” through Sept. 30, is on loan from the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and provides a historical walk through the legendary era of American space exploration.

Chandler Center for the Arts Exhibition Hall—250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, chandlercenter.org, (480) 782-2680. “Blink: An Exhibition of Juried Photographs,” through March 10; and “On Paper: Themes & Compositions,” March 16-April 22.

Colonial Frontiers—244 S. Park Ave., Tucson, colonialfrontiers.com, (520) 622-7400. Spanish- and Incan-influenced antiques from Cuzco, Peru, are on exhibit in “Colliding Cultures,” through May 15.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center—30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs, Colo., (719) 634-5581. “Terry Maker: Reckoning,” through June 3; and “Resilience: A Multidisciplinary Project,” March 17-May 27.

Colores—7100 Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 947-1489. “In the Company of Horses,” through March 2, showcases art about equines, from gentle pastoral scenes to crisp renderings of the animals in motion. Featured artists include Chaille Trevor, Sarah Webber, Patricia Hunter, Lisa Gordon, Carolyne Hawley, Suzanne Betz, Tracy Miller, Amy Novelli, Sherri Belassen, Karen Bezuidenhout, and Trevor Mikula.

Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center—122 E. Culver St., Phoenix, azjhs.org, (602) 241-7870. “New Frontiers: Jewish Pioneers in the Arizona Territory,” through May 31.

Deer Valley Rock Art Center—3711 W. Deer Valley Rd., Phoenix, dvrac.asu.edu, (602) 582-8007. Featuring the largest concentration of Native American petroglyphs in the Phoenix area, the center showcases more than 1,500 petroglyphs made between 500 and 7,000 years ago. “Ollie’s Storybook Adventures” takes place at 10 a.m. March 9 and 23. Designed for children ages 3 to 6 and their parents, this interactive educational program focuses on quails, March 9; and desert colors, March 23. Each event includes a story, art activity, music and outdoor games. Desert flower tours are planned from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, March 21-April 18.

DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun—6300 N. Swan Rd., Tucson, degrazia.org, (520) 299-9191. “Portraits of DeGrazia,” through Jan. 20, features more than 50 portraits by dozens of artists, including Harley Brown, Louise Serpa, and Thomas Hart Benton. Included are oil paintings, watercolors, sculpture and photography, plus 12 of DeGrazia’s self-portraits.

Denver Art Museum—100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, denverartmuseum.org, (720) 865-5000. “Gary Emrich: Contact,” through April 8; “Focus: Robert Motherwell,” through May 27; “Blue & White: A Ceramic Journey,” through May 27; “Nampeyo: Excellence by Name,” through July 1; “Texture & Tradition: Japanese Woven Bamboo,” through July 29; and “Mud to Masterpiece: Mexican Colonial Ceramics,” through Nov. 13.

Desert Artisans’ Gallery—6536 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson, desertartisansgallery.com, (520) 722-4412. “Painted Spring,” through June 3, showcases works by Bonnie Bedillion, Gail Brynildsen, Pamela Howe, Wes Jernigan, Terry Slonaker, and Jan Thompson.

Desert Caballeros Western Museum—21 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, westernmuseum.org, (928) 684-2272. “Kenneth M. Freeman: Artist at Work,” through March 4; “Collecting the West: The Laura Ford Collection,” through March 4; “Salon Style: Selections From the Permanent Collection,” through July 29; “Cowgirls With a Camera,” March 9-May 27; and “Cowgirl Up!,” March 23-May 6.

Stream of Color
Larisa Aukon and a fellow artist were traveling home from Colorado when they felt “a need to paint.” With only two hours of daylight left—and the ideal time of day for dramatic lighting—they found a place to pull over, and Aukon composed this plein-air landscape. Titled “Perch Taste Good Too,” the oil-on-linen panel is 12"H x 9"W. More than 25 new oil paintings by Aukon are on exhibit March 1-22 at Paul Scott Gallery in Scottsdale, including landscapes, street scenes and florals. Guests can meet the artist at a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. March 1. For information, visit paulscottgallery.com, or call (480) 874-3000.
The Drawing Studio—33 S. Sixth Ave., Tucson, thedrawingstudio.org, (520) 620-0558. Southern Arizona Encaustic Artists partners with the studio for “Arizona Encaustics 2012,” a statewide juried exhibit. Celebrating the ancient medium of encaustic, the show opens with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. March 3 and continues through March 31.

Etherton Gallery—135 S. Sixth Ave., Tucson, ethertongallery.com, (520) 624-7370. “Don’t Look Now,” through March 27, features paintings and mixed-media works by Craig Cully, Chris Rush, and James Reed.

Figarelli Galleries—7610 E. McDonald Dr., Scottsdale, figarelligalleries.com, (480) 609-7077. The gallery hosts an exhibition of recently acquired works by Allan Houser (1914-1994) from 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 1. The reception includes a celebration of 100 years in the life of his widow, Anna Marie Houser, with a short presentation on her life by David Rettig, curator of collections for Allan Houser Inc.

Gallery Andrea­­—7019 E. Main St., Scottsdale, artandrea.com, (480) 481-2530. Paintings by Andrea de Kerpely-Zak are on exhibit in “Spring Wildflower Show,” March 1-31.

Gallery Russia—7103 E. Main St., Scottsdale, galleryrussia.com, (480) 596-9533. New paintings by Regina Lyubovnaya are on display through March 1.

Goldenstein Gallery—390 S.R. 89A, Sedona, goldensteinart.com, (928) 204-1765. Celebrating the power and magic of wood, “Mind Over Matter” features tulip tables and chairs by Eric Freyer, turned wall pieces by Dennis Elliott and ancient alligator juniper tables by Cheston Trammel. An opening reception with wine tasting and live music takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. March 3, with the show continuing through March 31.

Heard Museum—2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, heard.org, (602) 252-8848. “More Than Child’s Play: American Indian Dolls,” through March 4; “The Art of Ceremony: American Indian Painting of the 20th Century,” through March 16; “Retha Walden Gambaro: Attitudes of Prayer,” through May 13; “Native American Bolo Ties: Vintage and Contemporary,” through Sept. 3; “Beyond Geronimo: The Apache Experience,” through Jan. 20; and “Namingha Family: Landscape, Form and Light,” through Jan. 27.

Heard Museum North—The Summit at Scottsdale, 32633 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, heard.org, (480) 488-9817. “All That Glitters: American Indian Gold Jewelry,” through Aug. 5.

Joan Cawley Gallery—7135 E. Main St., Scottsdale, jcgltd.com/gallery, (480) 947-3548. Molly Heizer shares her whimsical ceramic animals, kachinas and totems from 6 to 9 p.m. March 1, with a demonstration by the artist from noon to 4 p.m. March 3. The focus shifts to paintings by Patrick Coffaro, March 8; paintings by Martha Kennedy, March 22; and works in bronze by Carol Franza, March 29; receptions for the artists take place from 6 to 9 p.m. each night.

John C. Hill Antique Indian Art Gallery ?6962 E. First Ave., Scottsdale, johnhillgallery.com, (480) 946-2910. The gallery presents a collection of rare Hopi and Zuni kachinas through March 31.

John Wesley Powell Memorial Museum—6 N. Lake Powell Rd., Page, powellmuseum.org, (928) 645-9496. “Catchin’ Current,” March 8-Feb. 28, 2013, showcases new watercolor and large-scale oil paintings by Serena Supplee that explore her close connection with the Grand Canyon as a sanctuary for creative outlet and spiritual renewal. Guests can meet the artist at a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. March 8.

Landis Studio/Gallery—7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale, landisart.com, (602) 576-0406. Abstract acrylic paintings by Lori Landis are on display in “The Power of 3,” through March 2. The artist explores how our ancestors have passed on their knowledge to each succeeding generation in “Roots: Standing Grounded,” March 5-April 6. A reception is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. March 15.

Lanning Gallery—Hozho Center, 431 S.R. 179, Sedona, lanninggallery.com, (928) 282-6865. New paintings by Homare Ikeda are showcased in “Ikeda: Idiosyncrasy,” which opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. March 2 and continues through March 11.

Lisa Sette Gallery—4142 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, lisasettegallery.com, (480) 990-7342. Paintings by Claudio Dicochea and Enrique Chagoya are on display March 1-31. Guests can meet the artists at a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. March 1.

Madaras Gallery—3001 E. Skyline Dr., Tucson, madaras.com, (520) 615-3001. Floral paintings by Diana Madaras are in the spotlight in “Fall in Love With Flowers,” through March 15. “Watercolors, Miniatures & One Big One,” March 30-April 15, includes paintings of desert landscapes, scenes from the East and West coasts, a lion cub born at Reid Park Zoo and a series from Tucson’s White Stallion Ranch. The one large painting is a scene of three horses galloping across the prairie during the Artist Ride, a prestigious invitational event that Madaras attended in Wall, S.D. The show opens with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m. March 30.

The Manheim Gallery—747 N. Main St., Cottonwood, themanheimgallery.com, (928) 649-0130. “Works & Workshops” is the theme this month as celebrated Navajo artist Baje Whitethorn Sr. offers workshops March 9-11. His paintings are on exhibit March 7-31.

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery—7000 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson, medicinemangallery.com, (520) 722-7798. New paintings by Howard Post are on display March 3-May 1. Guests can meet the artist at a reception from noon to 2 p.m. March 3.

May Gallery—3922 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, maygallery.com, (480) 922-1801. Landscape and floral paintings are in the spotlight this month, with European and Tuscan scenery from artists Richard Boyer, G. Eric Slayton, and Scott Wallis on exhibit March 1-7. Southwest landscape paintings by Howard Carr, Brenda Howell, William Scott Jennings, Dusty Kinman, Linda Lee, Susanne Nyberg, and Doug Oliver are featured March 10-17; and floral paintings by Roman Czerwinski, Brian O’ Neill, and Elizabeth Horning, March 22-31. Many of the featured artists will be in the gallery to demonstrate their talents from 1 to 4 p.m. each Saturday in March.

Mesa Contemporary Arts—1 E. Main St., Mesa, (480) 644-6500. “Thirty-Third-Annual Contemporary Crafts Exhibition,” through March 18; “Barbara Smith: Unexpired Time,” through March 18; “Best of Arizona Watercolor Association,” through April 8; and “Shadow Kansas,” through May 6.

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture—710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, (505) 476-1269. “Creative Spark: The Life and Art of Tony Da,” through Dec. 31; “Margarete Bagshaw: Breaking the Rules,” through Dec. 30, 2013; and “Woven Identities: Baskets From the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Collection,” through May 1, 2014.

Museum of International Folk Art—706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, (505) 476-1200. “The Arts of Survival: Folk Expression in the Face of Disaster,” through May 6; “Young Brides, Old Treasures: Macedonian Embroidered Dress,” through Jan. 6; and “Folk Art of the Andes,” through March 10, 2013.

Museum of Northern Arizona—3101 N. Ft. Valley Rd., Flagstaff, musnaz.org, (928) 774-5213. “Grand Archaeology: Excavation and Discovery Along the Colorado River,” through Aug. 5.

Mixed-Media Memories
Guests enjoy a trip back in time as Xanadu Gallery in Scottsdale presents “Taking the Scenic Route,” through March 17. The exhibit features mixed-media works by Dave Newman, including new collages and guitars depicting Route 66 memorabilia and icons from the past. The Prescott artist travels throughout the Southwest searching for relics and signs of the past. Pictured is “Road Works,” mixed-media, 60"H x 60"W. The collage includes nostalgic images, such as vintage photographs, advertising signs, rusted license plates and even S&H Green Stamps. For more information, visit xanadugallery.com, or call (480) 368-9929.
Musical Instrument Museum—4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, themim.org, (480) 478-6000. “Sanza: African Thumb Pianos From the Collections of F. & F. Boulanger-Bouhière and MIM,” through Oct. 1; and “I Am AZ Music: MIM Celebrates 100 Years of Arizona Music,” through Jan. 13.

New Mexico History Museum—113 Lincoln Ave., Santa Fe, (505) 476-5200. “From a Distant Road,” through March 4; “Illuminating the Word: Saint John’s Bible,” through April 7; and “Contemplative Landscape,” through Dec. 31.

New Mexico Museum of Art—107 W. Palace Ave., Santa Fe, mfasantafe.org, (505) 476-5072. “James Drake: Salon of a Thousand Sails,” through April 22; and “Past, Present, Future: Three New Mexico Photographers,” featuring works by Michael Berman, David Taylor, and Connie Samaras, through April 22.

Occasions! by design—7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 423-0506. Fiber artist Susan Klebanoff presents “In Depth,” through March 14, focusing on the continued exploration of depth, dimension, space, light and shadow in her three-dimensional tapestries. Found-metal dresses, flowers and jewelry by Marci Sednek are on display in “New Frocks,” March 8-April 7; and semi-representational acrylics by Dianna Shomaker in “Hands & Feet,” March 15-April 7. Both shows feature opening-night receptions from 7 to 9 p.m.

Palm Springs Art Museum—101 Museum Dr., Palm Springs, Calif., psmuseum.org, (760) 322-4800. “Night and Day: The Paintings of Lockwood de Forest,” through April 8; “Backyard Oasis: The Swimming Pool in Southern California Photography, 1945-1982,” through May 27; and “Michael Petry: The Touch of
the Oracle,” March 17-July 29.

Philabaum Glass Gallery & Studio—711 S. Sixth Ave., Tucson, philabaumglass.com, (520) 884-7404. Works by Rob Adamson, Donald Carlson, Dale Chihuly, Fritz Dreisbach, Henry Halem, Audrey Handler, Harvey Littleton, Joel Philip Myers, Mark Peiser, Tom Philabaum, Jack Schmidt, Randy Strong, and Peter Vanderlaan are on display in “Glass: 30-40-50,” through April 28. The show celebrates 30 years of Philabaum Glass Gallery, 40 years the participating artists have worked in glass, and 50 years of the American Studio Glass Movement.

Phippen Museum—4701 Hwy. 89 North, Prescott, (928) 778-1385. “Arizona Visions,” through March 11; “Arizona’s Pioneering Women: Early Women Artists (1905-1945),”
March 3-July 8; and “Cowboy Artists,” featuring works by George Phippen and members of the Cowboy Artists of America, March 17-
April 22.

Phoenix Art Museum—1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, phxart.org, (602) 257-1222. “Iconic Arizona: Celebrating the Arizona Centennial With Photographs From the Center for Creative Photography,” through March 4; “Sacred Word and Image: Five World Religions,” through March 25; “Bhutan: Between Heaven and Earth,” through April 1;
“Frank Lloyd Wright: Organic Architecture for the 21st Century,” through April 29; “And the Land Grew Quiet: New Work by Matthew Moore,” through June 10; “The Sea,” March 3-July 15; and photography by W. Eugene Smith, March 10-June 17.

Prescott Fine Arts Gallery—208 N. Marina St., Prescott, pfaa.net, (928) 445-3286. “Through the Lens—A Photographic Tour,” through March 31.

Pueblo Grande Museum—4619 E. Washington St., Phoenix, pueblogrande.com, (602) 495-0900. “All Good Clay Smells Like Rain: The Art and Artistry of Maricopa Pottery Exhibit,” through April 30. Offering insights into Maricopa pottery as both a cultural and artistic expression, the exhibit examines the prehistoric and historic roots of pottery-making and the development of the pottery as a style.

San Diego Natural History Museum—1788 El Prado, San Diego, sdnhm.org, (619) 255-0189. “All That Glitters: The Splendor and Science of Gems and Minerals,” through April 8; “Ends of the Earth: From Polar Bears to Penguins,” through April 15; and “The Horse,” through Jan. 20.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art—1130 State St., Santa Barbara, Calif., sbmuse.org, (805) 963-4364. “Publicly Private: Enrico Natali and Doug Rickard,” through April 22; and “Pasadena to Santa Barbara: A Selected History of Art in Southern California, 1951-1969,” through May 6.

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art—7374 E. Second St., Scottsdale, smoca.org, (480) 874-4666. “Economy of means: toward humility in contemporary sculpture,” through April 29; “Next Action: art, technology & apprenticeship,” through April 23; and “I Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki Smith,” through May 20.

Sedona Arts Center—15 Art Barn Rd., Sedona, sedonaartscenter.com, (928) 282-3809. The center hosts its 32nd-annual “Juried Members Exhibition,” March 2-27, featuring paintings, ceramics, pottery, drawings, photography, jewelry and works in glass, wood and fiber.

Sharlot Hall Museum—415 W. Gurley St., Prescott, sharlot.org, (928) 445-3122. “Centennial Canvas: Paintings by Prescott Artists,” through Sept. 3, includes works by Shawn Cameron, Bonnie Casey, David Harlan, Doug Miley, Doug Oliver, Kathy Quick-Anderson, Cynthia Rigden, Sheila Savannah, Eric Slayton, and Rafe Terry.

Shemer Art Center—5005 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, (602) 262-4727. “Arizona Juried Print Competition,” through March 21; and “Clay Association Centennial Exhibit,” March 29-April 25. The center also hosts its 47th-annual “Fine Art in the Garden” exhibition and sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 17. The free event features live music, light refreshments, psychic readings and works by 20 artists, including watercolors, jewelry, ceramics, quilts, metal sculpture and glass.

Smoki Museum of American Indian Art and Culture—147 N. Arizona Ave., Prescott, (928) 445-1230. Works in bronze and stone by Bill Nebeker and Doug Hyde are on display in “Cultural Connections: Cowboys and Indians in Sculpture,” through April 28. The museum hosts its Spring Indian Art and Navajo Rug Auction March 16-17, featuring 200 pieces of traditional and contemporary Indian art and 300 Navajo weavings.

Tempe Center for the Arts—700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, (480) 350-2TCA. “Arizona Landscapes,” through June 9.

Temple Gallery—330 S. Scott Ave., Tucson, (520) 624-7370. Framed shadowbox miniatures of Tucson’s historic building facades are on exhibit in “Dirk Arnold: Endangered Architecture.” Opening with a reception for the artist from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 2, the show runs through April 3.

Tilt Gallery—919 W. Fillmore St., Phoenix, tiltgallery.com, (602) 716-5667. Combining the elements of nature and manmade environments, Ron Bimrose explores the mingling of drawing, painting, photography and collage in his mixed-media works, which are on exhibit March 2-25. Receptions are planned from 6 to 9 p.m. March 2 and 16.

Trailside Galleries—7330 Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, trailsidegalleries.com, (480) 945-7751. The gallery presents its annual “Western Classics Show,” an exhibition of traditional Western paintings and sculpture by more than 30 of the nation’s leading Western Representational artists, March 19-31. Featured artists include Cyrus Afsary, Bill Anton, Harley Brown, Fred Fellows, Veryl Goodnight, Z.S. Liang, Buck McCain, Herb Mignery, Bill Nebeker, Gary Niblett, Cynthia Rigden, and Curt Walters. A reception for the artists takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. March 29. The exhibit includes a showcase of 15 Western bronze sculptures by deceased artist Ernest Berke.

Tucson Museum of Art—140 N. Main Ave., Tucson, tucsonmuseumofart.org, (520) 624-2333. “El Nacimiento,” through March 18; “Tesoros del Pueblo: Latin American Folk Art,” through June 3; “Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray,” through June 3; “Art of Latin America,” through Feb. 28, 2013; and “Han and Beyond—The Renaissance of China: The James Conley Collection,” through Jan. 31, 2014.

Turquoise Tortoise Gallery—Hozho Center, 431 S.R. 179, Sedona, turquoisetortoisegallery.com, (928) 282-2262. “The Animals of Spring” opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. March 2 and continues through March 11. Celebrating the first signs of spring, the show features animals in paintings and sculpture in a variety of mediums.

University of Arizona Museum of Art—1031 N. Olive Rd., Tucson, artmuseum.arizona.edu, (520) 621-7567. “The Border Project: Soundscapes, Landscapes & Life-
scapes,” through March 18; and “Matt Eskuche & Matthias Düwel: Consumer Consumption,” through April 22.

Wilde Meyer Gallery—4142 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, wildemeyer.com, (480) 945-2323. Art inspired by Native American folklore or native creatures is the focus of “Art and the Natural World,” March 1-April 4. The show includes works by Jim Nelson, Sushe Felix, Kristen Knight, and Deb Komitor.

Xanadu Gallery—7039 E. Main St., Scottsdale, xanadugallery.com, (480) 368-9929. “Love, Family and Friendship” features new paintings, bronze reliefs and bronze sculpture by South American-born artist Guilloume. The exhibit opens with a reception for the well-known artist from 7 to 9 p.m. March 22 and continues through April 21.

Confirm information before making plans by calling the listed number. Information for inclusion in GALLERY ROW should be submitted at least 10 weeks before the first of the month it is to be published. Send information to: Judy Harper, Calendar Editor, PHOENIX HOME & GARDEN, 15169 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 310, Scottsdale, AZ 85254; jharper@citieswestpub.com; or fax to (480) 664-3962.
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