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february 2014 gallery & museum events
February 2014 Gallery & Museum Events
February, 2014, Page 145
Fruits of his labor
- A former welder and a 2011 Phoenix Home & Garden Master of the Southwest, Robert Rivera has taken a simple organic material and transformed it into an art form that falls somewhere between painting, sculpture and pottery. “I create art from gourds because I love to,” he explains. “Everything goes in a circle. It always comes back.” Joan Cawley Gallery in Scottsdale welcomes Rivera for a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 6. Pictured is “Fetish Bear Gourd,” 11"H x 11"W x 11"D. For more information, call (480) 947-3548.
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum—2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson, (520) 883-2702. “Art & the Animal,” through April 6.
ASU Art Museum—ASU Nelson Fine Arts Center, 51 E. 10th St., Tempe, asuartmuseum.asu.edu, (480) 965-2787. “This Is Not America: Protest, Resistance, Poetics,” through March 6; and “Moctezuma’s Revenge,” a comprehensive solo exhibition of works by Mexican/American artist Eduardo Sarabia, through April 26.
Bentley Gallery—215 E. Grant St., Phoenix, bentleygallery.com, (480) 946-6060. Ceramic sculpture by Jun Kaneko and landscape paintings by Jim Waid are on exhibit through Feb. 28.
Bonner David Galleries—7040 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 941-8500. Paintings by Eric Bowman are on display in “Personal Space,” through Feb. 3. The exhibit offers glimpses of people in their personal spaces, from behind-the-scenes images of culinary kitchens, to celebrated performers.
Calvin Charles Gallery—4201 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, calvincharlesgallery.com, (480) 421-1818. Memories of time spent traveling are the focus of “Surround Yourself,” which features paintings by Jerry Lisk, through Feb. 4. The focus shifts to mixed-media paintings by Stephanie Page, with “Embracing Mother Earth,” Feb. 6-March 4.
Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery—7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale, cyndycarstens.com, (602) 819-3212. “Light Spectrum,” through Feb. 28, showcases oil paintings of landscapes and skyscapes by Cyndy Carstens. Guests can meet the artist at a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 6.
Cave Creek Museum—6140 Skyline Dr., Cave Creek, cavecreekmuseum.org, (480) 488-2764. “Paolo Soleri in Cave Creek: The Dome House,” through May 31. February is “Authors Month” at the museum, with presentations by Patrick Grady, Feb. 1; Michael Sanford, Feb. 8; Carolina Butler, Feb. 15; and Grace Meeth, Feb. 22. In addition, the museum hosts a children’s Valentine party from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 9, featuring historic Valentine’s Day cards, crafts and games geared toward the holiday and Arizona’s birthday, which also falls on Feb. 14.
Challenger Space Center—21170 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria, azchallenger.org, (623) 322-2012. “They Came From Outer Space,” through Oct. 31, examines the life and work of Geoff Notkin, author, explorer, science writer, meteorite specialist, photographer and host of TV’s hit series “Meteorite Men.”
Coconino Center for the Arts—2300 N. Fort Valley Rd., Flagstaff, culturalpartners.org, (928) 779-2300. Flagstaff Cultural Partners hosts “(un)Still life: Exhibition in Paintings,” through Feb. 15.
Colonial Frontiers—244 S. Park Ave., Tucson, (520) 622-7400. “Ornate Doors and Columns: Architectural Elements From Maharaja’s Imperial Palaces of Rajasthan, India, Circa 1800s,” through May 31.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center—30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs, Colo., csfineartscenter.org, (719) 634-5581. “Ellen O’Brien: The Prevalence of Line,” through March 16; “Reflections of the Past in Contemporary Native American Art,” through March 30; and “Strange and Wonderful: American Folk Art From the William Volkersz Collection,” Feb. 8-May 18.
Denver Art Museum—100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, (720) 865-5000. “Passport to Paris,” through Feb. 9; “Court to Cafe: Three Centuries of French Masterworks From the Wads-worth Atheneum,” through Feb. 9;“Drawing Room: An Intimate Look at French Drawings From the Esmond Bradley Martin Collection,” through Feb. 9; “Nature as Muse: Impressionist Landscapes From the Frederic C. Hamilton Collection and the Denver Art Museum,” through March 9; and “All That Glistens: A Century of Japanese Lacquer,” through Oct. 5.
Desert Artisans’ Gallery—6536 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson, desertartisansgallery.com, (520) 722-4412. “Seasonal Surprises,” through Feb. 9, includes pieces by Sharon Bertrand, Tad Lamb, Louise Little, Judith Probst, David Thekan, and Dikki Van Helsland. The focus shifts to “Desert Spring,” Feb. 11-May 4, with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 14. Featured artists include David Brown, Wanita Christensen, Paddie Flaherty, Darlene LeClair, Susan Libby, and Margaret Shirer.
Desert Caballeros Western Museum—21 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, westernmuseum.org, (928) 684-2272. “Collecting the West: The Tia Collection,” through March 2; and “Myrna Harrison: Western Visions, 1960-2013,” through March 2.
Etherton Gallery—135 S. Sixth Ave., Tucson, (520) 624-7370. “Spill,” through Feb. 1, showcases photographs from the series, “Milk,” produced collaboratively by Bailey Doogan and Ann Simmons-Myers; recent works on paper by Doogan; and works on paper by Luis Jiménez (1940-2006). “Danny Lyon: Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement” opens with a reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 8, and continues through April 19.
Fountain Hills Artists’ Gallery—16858 E. Avenue of the Fountains, Fountain Hills, fountainhillsartistsgallery.com, (480) 836-9919. Oil paintings by Chris Demma, jewelry by Donna Law, works in acrylic and ink by Justine Waldie, and gourd art by Margaret Sullivan are on exhibit as the gallery showcases local talent during its monthly featured artists’ reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 28.
Gallery Andrea—7019 E. Main St., Scottsdale, artandrea.com, (480) 481-2530. Floral paintings by Andrea de Kerpely-Zak and mixed-media hearts and abstracts by David Sidi are on display in a “Valentine’s Show,” Feb. 1-28. Guests can meet de Kerpely-Zak from noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 14; and Sidi, 7 to 9 p.m., Feb. 20.
Gallery LUxx—Arizona Center, 455 N. Third St., Phoenix, (602) 369-3698. “Fred Tieken—Visual Raconteur” is on exhibit Feb. 6-28, with artist receptions from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 7 and 21. The painter, who peppers his works with wry social commentary and smart symbolism, will be signing copies of his new book, “Selected Works by Fred Tieken” at both events.
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- I have always been drawn to animals and see them as our teachers,” says Deb Komitor. “I look at these animals as our guides and want to reveal their teachings in my paintings. Most recently I have been including hummingbirds, as they are a symbol of joy.” Komitor’s paintings are on exhibit in “The Gem Show,” Feb. 6-March 1 at Wilde Meyer Gallery in Tucson, which features gem-quality small works by a number of artists. Pictured is “Spreading Joy 8” by Komitor, oil on panel, 5"H x 7"W. For more information, call (520) 615-5222.
Gallery Russia—7103 E. Main St., Scottsdale, galleryrussia.com, (480) 596-9533. About a dozen paintings by Ukrainian artist Victoria Kutukova are on display in “Scenes From My Ukraine,” through Feb. 1.
Gebert Contemporary—7160 Main St., Scottsdale, gebertartaz.com, (480) 429-0711. Paintings and mixed-media works by Japanese artist Kaori Takamura are on exhibit through Feb. 1.
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum—217 Johnson St., Santa Fe, okeeffemuseum.org, (505) 946-1000. “Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: The Hawaii Pictures,” Feb. 7-Sept. 14.
Goldenstein Gallery—70 Dry Creek Rd., Sedona, goldensteinart.com, (928) 204-1765. Featuring classic and modern interpretations, “Body Language” celebrates the magnificence of how we use our bodies to convey our very essence. Opening with an artists’ reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7, the show continues through Feb. 28.
Heard Museum—2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, heard.org, (602) 252-8848. “Georgia O’Keeffe in New Mexico: Architecture, Katsinam and the Land,” through March 3; “Elegance From the Earth: Hopi Pottery,” through April 6; and “Chocolate, Chile and Cochineal,” through Nov. 30.
Heard Museum North—The Summit at Scottsdale, 32633 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, heard.org, (480) 488-9817. “American Indian Fashion: From Lloyd Kiva New to Now,” through Oct. 26.
i.d.e.a. Museum—35 N. Robson St., Mesa, (480) 644-2467. After 35 years as the first children’s art museum in the country, the Arizona Museum for Youth has closed and reopens Feb. 7 as the i.d.e.a. Museum. Interactive activities are a hallmark of the facility, which is designed to inspire children of all ages to experience their world differently through art, creativity and imagination. The new museum reinforces this art focus, while expanding its audience and impact with a stronger emphasis on science, technology, experience and art. “Art of the Robot” debuts Feb. 7, and continues through May 25.
Joan Cawley Gallery—7135 E. Main St., Scottsdale, jcgltd.com, (480) 947-3548. The gallery presents wood-turned creations by Jim Adkins and oil-wash pieces by Albert Dreher, with a reception for the artists from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 20. Guests can meet ceramic artist Molly Heizer from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 27. She creates animals decorated with Southwestern designs, as well as her own interpretation of kachinas.
Lanning Gallery—Hozho Center, 431 S.R. 179, Sedona, lanninggallery.com, (928) 282-6865. “Hearts’ Desire: A Jewelry Showcase” celebrates Valentine’s Day with works by the gallery’s jewelry artists, including Valerie Ostenak, Echo of the Dreamer, Jennifer Defoe, and Michael Grant. The show opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7 and continues through Feb. 16.
Larsen Gallery—3705 N. Bishop Lane, Scottsdale, (480) 941-0900. “Focus 2014,” Feb. 1-27, showcases works by Roger Asay and Rebecca Davis, Jamie Chase, Anne Coe, Scott Duce, Candice Eisenfeld, Linda Ingraham, Dick Jemison, William Lesch, Merrill Mahaffey, Merkel Hess, Jim Myford, Christopher Pelley, and Bill Schenck. The focus shifts to “500 Miles of Sunset,” Feb. 27-March 31, featuring new paintings by Schenck. Guests can meet the artist at a reception and book signing for “Schenck in the 21st Century” and “The Chronology of Billy Famous,” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27.
Lisa Sette Gallery—4142 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, lisasettegallery.com, (480) 990-7342. Mixed-media works are in the spotlight in “Julianne Swartz: New Work” and “Angela Ellsworth: Volume,” through Feb. 1.
Lori Landis Gallery—7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (602) 576-0406. Abstract expressionist acrylic paintings by Lori Landis are on exhibit in “Beautifully Constructed,” through Feb. 1; and “Love Is in the Air,” Feb. 10-March 30. Guests can meet the artist at a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 13.
Lotus Contemporary Art—511 E. Roosevelt Rd., Phoenix, (602) 525-0643. Colorful abstract paintings by Denise Fleisch and off-beat cartoon paintings by Sean Hoy are on exhibit, through Feb. 15.
Madaras Gallery—3001 E. Skyline Dr., Tucson, (520) 615-3001. “Artist Miniatures,” Feb. 6-28, features small paintings by Diana Madaras, Chuck Albanese, William Hook, Jenny Foster, Jane Barton, Sarah Schmerl, Craig Arbon, Sherry Matlack, Deanna Thibault, and Laura Meyer. A reception takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 6.
MADE art boutique—922 N. Fifth St., Phoenix, (602) 256-6233. “Artist-Made Coasters,” through Feb. 1.
Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery—6872 E. Sunrise Dr., Tucson, (520) 722-7798. Designs featuring diamonds, turquoise, pearls, opals and coral are in the spotlight as the gallery hosts a jewelry trunk show for Dana Busch, through Feb. 2.
The Marshall Gallery of Fine Art—7106 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 970-3111. “The Marshall Gallery 2014 Glass Invitational,” Feb. 27-March 29, showcases works by Paul Stankard, Paul Schwieder, Alex Fekete, Carrie Gustafson, Rick Eggert, Jon Goldberg, Eoin Breadon, Jason Chakravarty, Steve Ciezki, and Jennifer Umphress.
May Gallery—3922 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, maygallery.com, (480) 922-1801. The gallery hosts a reception for Richard Boyer, whose paintings reflect European and Scandinavian scenery, from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 5; and Western artist Robert Tate, from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 19. Each show continues for one week.
- Star Liana York strives to preserve the traditions of Native American cultures, and celebrates its people and their connection with the earth by reflecting their peace, wisdom and strength in her art. Pictured is “Touch the Earth,” limited-edition bronze, 54"H x 24"W x 22"D. York’s work is in the spotlight in “Wisdom Keepers,” Feb. 27-March 30, at The Signature Gallery in Scottsdale. For more information, call (480) 949-7003. Guests can meet the renowned artist at a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 27.
Mesa Contemporary Arts—1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, (480) 644-6500. “Accomplice,” through Feb. 23; “Print Calendar Retrospective,” through March 23; “M8K Marks,” through April 27; “35th-Annual Contemporary Crafts,” Feb. 14-April 13; and “Hammered,” Feb. 14-April 13.
Method Art—4200 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, methodart.com, (602) 326-9622. “The Ultimate Composition,” through Feb. 1, showcases the best works from a juried photography competition.
monOrchid—214 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, monorchid.com, (480) 650-9116. “Elevations,” through Feb. 28, features paintings by Cyndy Carstens and sculpture by Kevin Caron.
Mountain Artists Guild & Gallery—228 N. Alarcon St., Prescott, (928) 776-4009. “Fresh Impressions,” through March 1.
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture—710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, indianartsandculture.org, (505) 476-1269 “Woven Identities: Baskets From the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Collection,” through Feb. 24; and “Heartbeat: Music of the Native Southwest,” through April 1.
Museum of International Folk Art—706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, internationalfolkart.org, (505) 476-1200. “Tako Kichi: Kite Crazy in Japan,” through March 23; and “Brasil & Arte Popular,” through Aug. 10.
Musical Instrument Museum—4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, (480) 478-6000. “Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power,” through April 20. Paying tribute to nearly a century of iconic female musicians, the exhibit features instruments, original handwritten lyrics, stage outfits, concert posters and videos by artists ranging from Wanda Jackson, Janis Joplin and Madonna, to Cyndi Lauper, Lady Gaga and Carrie Underwood.
New Mexico History Museum—113 Lincoln Ave., Santa Fe, (505) 476-5200. “Tall Tales of the Wild West: The Stories of Karl May,” through Feb. 9; and “Cowboys Real and Imagined,” through March 16.
New Mexico Museum of Art—107 W. Palace Ave., Santa Fe, mfasantafe.org, (505) 476-5072. “Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings From Spain,” through March 9; and “The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: 50 Works for 50 States,” through April 13.
On the Edge Gallery—7050 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale, ontheedgegallery.com, (480) 265-8991. The gallery celebrates the “Western ArtWalk,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 6, with works by Kelly Bowman, Lori Myers, Esther Cirilo, and Natalie Keller; and the “Native Arts ArtWalk,” 6-9 p.m. Feb. 27, featuring Sheila Olason, Lori Myers, Nancy Haverkos, Natalie Keller, and Terry Alexander.
Overland Gallery of Fine Art—7155 E. Main St., Scottsdale, overlandgallery.com, (480) 947-1934. Paintings by Gary Ernest Smith are in the spotlight Feb. 1-15, with a reception for the artist from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 13; and paintings by G. Russell Case, Feb. 17-28, with an artist’s reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 27.
Palm Springs Art Museum—101 Museum Dr., Palm Springs, Calif., psmuseum.org, (760) 322-4800. “Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953-1966,” through Feb. 16; “Secrets of the Sun: Stephen H. Willard Photographs of the West,” through April 6;“Out of the Fire: Mesoamerican and Pueblo Ceramics,” through April 19; “Into the Future: New Gifts to Commemorate the Museum’s 75th Anniversary,” through May 25; “Contemporary Glass,” through Nov. 2; and “Recline/Design: Art and the Aesthetics of Repose,” Feb. 15-June 8.
Paul Scott Gallery—7173 E. Main St., Scottsdale, paulscottgallery.com, (480) 874-3000. Ten new works by Delair Shaker are in the spotlight in “Desert Structures,” through Feb. 12. Using mixed media and even elements taken from the desert itself, Shaker’s new work is an exploration of architecture in the desert.
Philabaum Glass Gallery & Studio—711 S. Sixth Ave., Tucson, philabaumglass.com, (520) 884-7404. Tucson stone sculptor Merlin Cohen joins glass artists Mark Abildgaard, and Caleb Nichols for “Earth, Wind & Fire,” Feb. 1-April 26. A tribute to the natural elements, the show opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 1.
Phippen Museum—4701 Hwy. 89 North, Prescott, phippenartmuseum.org, (928) 778-1385. “National Parks of the West,” through Feb. 23.
Phoenix Art Museum—1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, phxart.org, (602) 257-1222. “The Cape,” through Feb. 9;“See, Hear, Feel: The Photographs of Debra Bloomfield and Christopher Churchill,” through March 23; “In Light and Shadow: The Southwest Prints of Gene Kloss,” through April 6; “Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection,” through April 20; and “Lifelike,” Feb. 1-May 18.
Prescott Center for the Arts Gallery—208 N. Marina St., Prescott, pca-az.net, (928) 445-3286. “Primary Colors,” through Feb. 15; and “Reflections,” Feb. 16-March 29.
Pueblo Grande Museum—4619 E. Washington St., Phoenix, (602) 495-0900. “Ghost Towns of Arizona: Photography of Kurt Wenner,” through Sept. 30. Featuring more than 40 images of Arizona ghost towns, taken between 1996 and 2006, the exhibit emphasizes that not all history is written by people who live in big cities.
R. Pela Contemporary Art—335 W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, rpelagallery.com, (602) 320-8445. “Bob Adams: Too Big, Too Small” opens with a reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 7 and closes with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 21. His newest series is a color-drenched, evocative group of canvases onto which the artist has stretched and distressed leather and blended fabrics.
Santa Barbara Museum of Art—1130 State St., Santa Barbara, Calif., sbmuseart.org, (805) 963-4364. “Alice Aycock Drawings: Some Stories Are Worth Repeating,” through April 20; and “Michelle Stuart: Drawn From Nature,” through April 20.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art—7374 E. Second St., Scottsdale, smoca.org, (480) 874-4666. “Art in Motion,” through April 20; “The Five Senses,” Feb. 1-May 4; and “Leslie Shows: Surfacing,” Feb. 8-May 4.
Sergio Ladron de Guevara Fine Art—6501 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, (480) 595-1123. “La Douce France,” Feb. 1-28, showcases paintings, etchings, sketches, silverpoint drawings and fine-art prints by Sergio Ladron de Guevara, based on his trips to and 17 years of living in France.
Sharlot Hall Museum—415 W. Gurley St., Prescott, sharlot.org, (928) 445-3122. “Views From the Flying Carpet,” through March 2, showcases works by aviation photographer Greg Brown, who, for 40 years, photographed the world from 7,000 feet above.
Shemer Art Center—5005 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, (602) 262-4727. High school students from more than 50 local schools share art in a variety of media in “New Horizons,” through Feb. 6. “MicroArt,” Feb. 13-March 23, showcases small works in a variety of media by 18 invited artists. The show is held in conjunction with “MicroDwell 2014,” Feb. 15-March 23, a display of dwellings that are 600 square feet or less and demonstrate simple, ecofriendly living and a diversity of materials.
The Signature Gallery—7177 E. Main St., Scottsdale, thesignaturegallery.com, (480) 949-7003. New bronze works by Todd Paxton are on exhibit, Feb. 6-29, with a reception for the artist from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 6. “Inspired by Angels,” featuring works in bronze by equestrian artist Jan Van Ek, opens with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 13 and continues through April 30.
Superstition Mountain Museum—4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, (480) 983-4888. “Ted DeGrazia’s Superstition Collection,” through April 30, features original paintings depicting the landmarks, history and legends surrounding the Superstition Mountains, including the mountain itself, Weaver’s Needle, Apaches on horseback, the legendary golden treasure and the high price paid by those who get ensnared by “gold fever.”
Tempe Center for the Arts Gallery—700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, (480) 350-2822. “American POP! Comic Books to Science Fiction,” through June 7. The exhibition for all ages highlights the ongoing popularity of satire, fantasy and escapism in the worlds of comics, graphic novels, gaming, toys, television, movies and more.
Tempe History Museum—809 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, tempe.gov/museum, (480) 350-5100. Items ranging from hot sauce to heart defibrillators are featured in “Made in Tempe,” through Aug. 24. The exhibit showcases items from about 40 companies that were manufactured, constructed or formed in Tempe, either historically or currently.
Tilt Gallery—7046 E. Main St., Scottsdale, tiltgallery.com, (602) 716-5667. “Sun Sketches at the Twilight of Photography” opens with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 6, and continues through March 1. The exhibit consists of two bodies of work by France Scully Osterman and Mark Osterman, titled “Sun Traps in the Arizona Desert” and “The Light at Lacock.”
Tucson Museum of Art—140 N. Main Ave., Tucson, (520) 624-2333. “Bob Kuhn: Drawing on Instinct,” through Feb. 16; “Rose Cabat at 100: A Retrospective Exhibition of Ceramics,” Feb. 1-July 14; and “Trails to Rails: John Mix Stanley and the Pacific Railroad Survey of the 1850s,” Feb. 1-Sept. 28.
Turquoise Tortoise Gallery—Hozho Center, 431 S.R. 179, Sedona, turquoisetortoisegallery.com, (928) 282-2262. Timeless jewelry created from the 1940s to the 1970s is showcased in “Vintage Jewelry,” which opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7 and continues through Feb. 16.
University of Arizona Museum of Art—1031 N. Olive Rd., Tucson, (520) 621-7567. “Modern Master Prints,” through March 10; “American Visions: Selections From the C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection,” through March 24; “The Modern Spirit: Selections From the Edward J. Gallagher III Memorial Collection,” through March 24; “The Photography of Ansel Adams,” through April 14; and “From Real to Surreal,” through April 28.
Walter Art Gallery—6425 E. Thomas Rd., Scottsdale, walter-art.com, (775) 302-5448. “emergent: parts and pieces of a whole,” featuring artworks by Angela Cazel, continues through Feb. 24. Childhood and play are strong themes of her work, which includes figures, charts, correspondence, codes, text and metaphors combined into beautiful imagery and cryptic stories.
Wilde Meyer Annex—7100 Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 947-1489. “Native Spirits North and South,” Feb. 27-March 15, showcases works by Jim Nelson, Susano Morales and Tibida Jimenez Morales, Linda Carter Holman, Deb Komitor, and Greg Dye.
Wilde Meyer Gallery—4142 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, (480) 945-2323. “The Wilde West,” Feb. 6-22, offers a variety of Western interpretations, ranging from serious representational works to quirky Western interpretations. Featured artists include Thom Ross, Joseph Young, Chaille Trevor, Tracy Miller, Amy Watts, James Swanson, Doug Weigel, Fran Larson, and Leigh Gusterson. “Native Spirits North and South,” Feb. 27-March 15, includes works by Jim Nelson, Susano Morales and Tibida Jimenez Morales, Linda Carter Holman, and Greg Dye.
Wilde Meyer Gallery—3001 E. Skyline Dr., Tucson, wildemeyer.com, (520) 615-5222. “The Journey—30 Years,” through Feb. 1, highlights artists who have been with the gallery for many years, as well as those added during the three-decade journey.
Xanadu Gallery—7039 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 368-9929. “Out of the Ordinary,” through Feb. 17, presents new works by Dave Newman. The show highlights a variety of mixed-media collages depicting Route 66 and Americana icons and imagery.
Yuma Art Center—254 S. Main St., Yuma, (928) 329-6607. “St. Petersburg,” through Feb. 7; “Spirit of Yuma, Military Festival,” through Feb. 7, “Use Your Words,” Feb. 8-March 29; and “Lettuce Days,” Feb. 8-March 29.
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