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July 2016 Gallery & Museum Events

Author: Judy Harper
Issue: July, 2016, Page 137
Red-Rock Drama
Awash in color and light, Rafe Terry’s contemporary landscapes boldly depict images of the Southwest. His deft use of color captures the expansive nature of the scenery in a strikingly unique manner.Monuments become reminiscent of architecture, and the lush panoramas seem to call viewers to immerse themselves literally in the movement of light. Pictured is “Cathedral Rock at Oak Creek Canyon After the Storm,” acrylic on clayboard, 20"H x 20"W. Terry’s paintings are on display in “The Freedom Show,” July 1-31, at Goldenstein Gallery in Sedona. The exhibit opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. July 1. For details, call (928) 204-1765.
Arizona Science Center—600 E. Washington St., Phoenix,, (602) 716-2000. “The World of Giant Insects,” through Sept. 5, showcases six common insects of gargantuan proportions, including a desert locust, Chinese praying mantis and other creatures shown 40 to 120 times larger than in real life.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum—2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson,, (520) 883-2702. Thirty-six artists from nine countries share botanical works in the “14th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration: A Hunt Institute Traveling Exhibition,“ through Aug. 28.

Art Intersection—207 N. Gilbert Rd., Gilbert,, (480) 361-1118. “All Art Arizona,” through July 16, celebrates visual arts by contemporary Arizona artists. Featuring 82 pieces by 65 artists, the exhibit includes paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography, sculpture and mixed-media works.

ArtsEye Gallery—3550 E. Grant Rd., Tucson,, (520) 327-7291. Artists from around the world working in unconventional ways are in the spotlight in “Curious Camera,” through Aug. 31. The eighth annual event allows viewers to experience the world of analog photography with images made using plastic lens, pinhole, instant and vintage cameras, as well as alternative printing processes.

ASU Art Museum—ASU Nelson Fine Arts Center, 51 E. 10th St., Tempe, (480) 965-2787. “Breach: Log 16,” through Aug. 6; and “Blow Up: New Acquisitions,” through Aug. 20.

Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery—7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale,, (480) 946-3217. “July Sizzle” opens with a reception from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 7 in conjunction with the International ArtWalk. Continuing through Aug. 4, the show features colorist oil paintings by Cyndy Carstens.

Coconino Center for the Arts—2300 N. Fort Valley Rd., Flagstaff,, (928) 779-2300. “A New Latitude,” through Aug. 6, features a diverse array of artwork by regional artists.

Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center—122 E. Culver St., Phoenix,, (602) 241-7870. “The Jewish Art of Ira Moskowitz: The Torah Series and Story of David Lithographs,” through Aug. 18.

Desert Artisans’ Gallery—6536 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson,, (520) 722-4412. “Sonoran Sizzle,” through  Aug. 7, features works by Wanita Christensen, Darlene LeClair, Susan Libby, Emely McConkey, Richard Rohrbough, and David Thekan.

Desert Caballeros Western Museum—21 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg,, (928) 684-2272. “Saddles That Shaped the West,” through Oct. 2; “Route 66: Recent Creations, Retro Collections,” through Oct. 2; “Marjorie Thomas: Arizona Art Pioneer (1885-1978),” through Nov. 27; and “Follow the Thread: Quilts From the Museum’s Permanent Collection,” through Dec. 31.

Gallery Andrea—7019 E. Main St., Scottsdale,, (480) 481-2530. Paintings by Rusty Walker, John Maxon, Judith Visker, James Lumbers, Andrea de Kerpely-Zak, and Andrea Zakrzweski are on exhibit July 1-31.

The Gallery at el Pedregal—34505 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, (480) 575-6658. Works by Joye DeGoede, Dennis Desprois, and Dick Miller are on display July 6-Oct. 2, with one of the artists working in the gallery each day.

Heard Museum—2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, (602) 252-8848. “Spirit Lines: Helen Hardin Etchings,” through Sept. 5; and “Personal Journeys: American Indian Landscapes,” through Sept. 28. Admission is free July 24,
11 a.m.-5 p.m. The museum also is part of the Blue Star Museum Initiative, which offers free admission for all active-duty military personnel and their families, through Sept. 5.

i.d.e.a. Museum—150 W. Pepper Pl., Mesa,, (480) 644-2468. “Sci-Fi: Fantasy to Reality,” through Sept. 11, celebrates science fiction stories and the imaginative inventions in these stories that in some cases have come true.

Lanning Gallery—Hozho Center, 431 S.R. 179, Sedona, (928) 282-6865. “Experience of Nature: The Art of Judith Monroe” opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. July 1 and continues through July 10. Monroe creates nature-based mixed-media artworks that blend photo transfers, painting and collage.

Lisa Sette Gallery—210 E. Catalina Dr., Phoenix,, (480) 990-7342. Paintings by Claudio Dicochea are on display in “Forbidden Futures,” July 5-Oct. 29.

Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum—1 E. Main St., Mesa, (480) 644-6500. “Hat Tip: A Tribute to Arts Philanthropy,” through July 31; “Threads: Gathering My Thoughts,” through Aug. 7; “Archive of Rag and Bone,” through Aug. 7; “El Mac: Aerosol Exalted,” through Aug. 7; and “Journey and Memory: past the rock, the sun’s gates and the land of dreams,” through Aug. 7.

Museum of Northern Arizona—3101 N. Fort Valley Rd., Flagstaff, (928) 774-5213. “Curt Walters: A Retrospective,” through Nov. 1, showcases more than 30 paintings by Walters, tracing his evolution as a landscape artist over the last 35 years.

Musical Instrument Museum—4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix,, (480) 478-6000. Thousands of instruments and artifacts from around the world, plus live performances are showcased. Guests can celebrate French music and culture during “Experience France,” July 9-10. The program features gallery talks, performances and hands-on activities.

On the Edge Gallery—7050 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale,, (480) 265-8991. Celebrate the International ArtWalk from 6 to 9:30 p.m. July 7 with an exhibit of art from around the globe. Featured artists include Barbara Burke and Kelly Bowman.

Philabaum Glass Gallery & Studio—711 S. Sixth Ave., Tucson, (520) 884-7404. “Philabaum & Phriends,” through Sept. 24, showcases new works by Tom Philabaum, Wes Hunting, and Jason Marstall.

Phippen Museum—4701 Hwy. 89 North, Prescott, (928) 778-1385. “Inspiration to Creation: The Hidden Life Behind Bronze,” through July 17; and “The Golden Age of Cowgirls,” through Oct. 9.  

Phoenix Art Museum—1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix,, (602) 257-1222. “Defining Moments: 50 Years of Fashion at Phoenix Art Museum,” through Aug. 7; “David Taylor: Photographs,” through Oct. 16; “Ducks, Eggs and Fish: Works by Martin Fan Cheng,” through Nov. 6; and “Edward Burtynsky: Water,” July 1-Sept. 18. Admission is free the second Sunday of each month.

Prescott Center for the Arts—208 N. Marina St., Prescott,, (928) 445-3286. “All Creatures Great and Small,” through July 23; and “Artist’s Vision,” July 25-Aug. 20.

Pueblo Grande Museum—4619 E. Washington St., Phoenix, (602) 495-0901. “Desertscapes: Narrative Landscape Photography by Wayne Norton,” through Aug. 27.

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art—7374 E. Second St., Scottsdale, (480) 874-4666. “Public Trust: It’s About What We Do,” through Sept. 18; “southwestNET Sama Alshaibi: Silsila,” through Sept. 18; “Permanent Collection/Impermanent Museum,” through Oct. 2; and “Mel Roman: Coming Out Under Fire,” through Oct. 2.

Shemer Art Center—5005 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix,, (602) 262-4727. “Reflections of Arizona,” through Aug. 4.

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 Burros,” through May 31.

Tempe Center for the Arts Gallery—700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe,, (480) 350-2822. “STEAM,” a movement inspired by the popularity of STEM-based education, through Sept. 17.   

Tempe History Museum—809 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, (480) 350-5100. “Legend City,” through Oct. 2, includes hundreds of pieces from the family amusement park.

Tilt Gallery—7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale,, (602) 716-5667. Paintings, mixed-media works and wearable art are in the spotlight in “Infinite Possibility: Art of Tomorrow,” July 7-Aug. 25. An opening reception takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. July 7.

Tucson Desert Art Museum—7000 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson,, (520) 202-3888. “Front and Center! Women Artists,” through Oct. 1; and “SNAP2! Visualize the History Through the Art of Vintage Ads, ” through Oct. 30.

Tucson Museum of Art—140 N. Main Ave., Tucson, (520) 624-2333. “Waterflow: Under the Colorado River, Photographs by Kathleen Velo,” through July 3; “Big Skies/Hidden Stories: Ellen Wagener Pastels,” through July 24; and “The Splendors of Woven Art: Oriental Rugs and Textiles From the Reza Amindavar Collection,” July 23-Oct. 2.

Turquoise Tortoise Gallery—Hozho Center, 431 S.R. 179, Sedona, (928) 282-2262. Contemporary artist Gregory Lomayesva draws from his Hopi heritage and then diverges wildly to create colorful folk art carvings. See for yourself as “Fusion Folk Art: Gregory Lomayesva” opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. July 1. The exhibit continues through July 10.

University of Arizona Museum of Art—1031 N. Olive Rd., Tucson, (520) 621-7567. “Mapping Q,” through July 31; “The Lebowski Cycle by Joe Forkan,” through Sept. 25; “Revolutionary Dreams: Modern Mexican Prints,” through Oct. 9; and “McCall at the Movies: Selections From the Archive of Visual Arts,” through Nov. 6.

Vision Gallery—10 E. Chicago St., Chandler, (480) 782-2695. “A Group Effort: An Exhibit With Arizona Art Alliance,” July 8-Aug. 27, showcases paintings, sculpture, jewelry, glass and other works. An opening reception takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. July 9.

West Valley Arts HQ—16126 N. Civic Center Plaza, Surprise,, (623) 584-2626. Animal art is the focus of “Tails, Scales and Feathers,” through July 14. “Sage Brushes,” July 26-Aug. 18, showcases pieces by more than a dozen female artists working in a variety of media.

Wilde Meyer Annex—7100 Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 945-2323. “Creature Comfort,” through July 2; and “Animals Everywhere,” July 7-30, featuring works by Chaille Trevor, Judy Feldman, James Swanson, and Connie Townsend. A reception takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. July 7.

Wilde Meyer Gallery—4142 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, (480) 945-2323. “The $100 Show,” through July 2, showcases paintings, sculpture and prints available for $100 or less, with a portion of proceeds benefiting animal charities. “Remembering Places and Things,” July 7-30, includes works by Karen Bezuidenhout, Kathryn L. Willis, Judy Feldman, and Thom Ross. An opening reception takes place from
7 to 9 p.m. July 7.

Wilde Meyer Gallery—3001 E. Skyline Dr., Tucson, (520) 615-5222. A group show with works by Sarah Webber, Theresa Paden, and Timothy Chapman continues through July 2. “Summer Sizzles,” July 7-30, features colorful pieces by Acacia Alder, Robert Alderman, Michael Swearingin, and Rachel Slick. An opening reception is planned from 5 to 7 p.m. July 7.

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;; or fax to (480) 664-3962.
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