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November 2016 Gallery & Museum Events

Author: Judy Harper
Issue: November, 2016, Page 164
Saguaro Sunset
Cyndy Carstens was driving west on I-10, a few miles past the last sign of the Phoenix suburbs, when the view ahead caused her to pull over and enjoy the moment. “The setting sun painted breathtaking and majestic color in the sky and bounced tinges of that color all over the mountains,” she recalls. “It was so remarkable. I could hardly photograph and sketch it fast enough before it faded into the dark.” “Heading West,” oil on canvas, 20"H x 24"W, is a tribute to that impressive display. Visitors can watch Carstens and guest artists at work from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 10 at Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery in Scottsdale during the “Demonstrate” Scottsdale ArtWalk. For more information, call (480) 946-3217.
Alwun House—1204 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, (602) 253-7887. “Shoemaker & Simmons—Till Death Do We Part,” Nov. 4-18, showcases portrait photography and handcrafted items by Holly Shoemaker, and surreal works in oil by Eric Simmons.

Arizona Science Center—600 E. Washington St., Phoenix,, (602) 716-2000. “Alien Worlds and Androids”—which takes on the question that has fascinated man for centuries: “Are we alone?”—continues through Jan. 16.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum—2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson, (520) 883-2702. “Departure & Return: The Monarch Butterfly as Metaphor,” through Nov. 27.

ASU Art Museum—ASU Nelson Fine Arts Center, 51 E. 10th St., Tempe,, (480) 965-2787. “Encounter: Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all,” through Nov. 26; “The Brandywine Workshop Collection,” through Dec. 17; “Energy Charge: Connecting to Ana Mendieta,” through Dec. 31; and “Cranbrook Ceramics +/- 25 Years,” through Jan. 28.

Bowers Museum—2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, Calif.,, (714) 567-3600. “Virgin of Guadalupe: Images in Colonial Mexico,” through Jan. 29; and “Seen & Unseen: Photographs by Imogen Cunningham,” Nov. 19-Feb. 26.

Calvin Charles Gallery—4201 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, (480) 421-1818. Students from Tesseract Elementary School share works of art in “Expressing Me … for You,” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3. Each piece is $20, with proceeds benefiting Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development. Paintings by Father Bill Moore are on exhibit Nov. 10-Dec. 6. Guests can  meet the artist from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 10 during the “Demonstrate” Scottsdale ArtWalk.

Cave Creek Museum—6140 Skyline Dr., Cave Creek,, (480) 488-2764. The museum showcases an extensive collection of prehistoric and historic artifacts that chronicle the lives of Native Americans, miners, ranchers and pioneers. Guests can see the historic 1880 Gold Reef Mine Stamp Mill in action from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Nov. 12 as volunteers crush hard rock ore in search of gold that can be separated and saved.

Chandler Center for the Arts Gallery—250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler,, (480) 782-2695. “In Stitches—Seriously Humorous Art Quilts, Year XXI,” Nov. 18-Jan. 7.

Coconino Center for the Arts—2300 N. Fort Valley Rd., Flagstaff,, (928) 779-2300. “A Wild Beauty,” through Dec. 17; “It’s Elemental,” Nov. 15-Dec. 17; and “Foundations 2016,” Nov. 15-Dec. 17.

Colonial Frontiers—244 S. Park Ave., Tucson, (520) 622-7400. The spotlight is on 19th- and 20th-century hacienda ranch furniture, cantera stone carvings and decorative items from the central highlands of Mexico, through Nov. 30.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center—30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs, Colo., (719) 634-5581. Works by Salvador Dalí are on display through Dec. 31; and pieces by James Surls and Charmaine Locke, through Jan. 15.

Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center—122 E. Culver St., Phoenix,, (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. “Glitterati: Portraits and Jewelry From Colonial Latin America,” through Nov. 27; “Landscape Photographs by O’Sullivan & Bell, 1871–1874,” through Jan. 8; “Depth & Detail: Carved Bamboo From China, Japan & Korea,” through Jan. 15; “Herbert Bayer: 1938-1974 New York and Aspen Paintings,” through April 16; and “Printed and Painted: The Art of Bark Cloth,” through Aug. 27. 

Desert Artisans’ Gallery—6536 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson, (520) 722-4412. “Canvas Dreams” continues through Nov. 6, with a trunk show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 5 that includes ceramics by Mariah Clearwater and watercolors by Gretchun Huff and Kathy Robbins. The focus shifts to “Art Escapes,” Nov. 8-Feb. 5, with works by Bonnie Bedillion, Gail Brynildsen, Denyse Fenelon, Pamela Howe, Stan Mahan, and Alexandria Winslow. Guests can meet the artists at a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 11.

Desert Caballeros Western Museum—21 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, (928) 684-2272. “Marjorie Thomas: Arizona Art Pioneer (1885-1978),” through Nov. 27; “Follow the Thread: Quilts From the Museum’s Permanent Collection,” through Dec. 31; “Ride Through History: Saddles that Shaped the West,” through March 5; “Having Their Picture Took: Western Portrait Photography Then and Now,” through Oct. 8, 2017; and “Cowgirls With a Camera,” Nov. 12-Jan. 8.

Etherton Gallery—135 S. Sixth Ave., Tucson, (520) 624-7370. “ShadowLands,” through Nov. 12, features photography by Roger Ballen and Joel-Peter Witkin, as well as chine-collé woodcuts by Alice Leora Briggs. The focus shifts to “Slant Rhymes,” Nov. 15-Jan. 7, with photography by Alex Webb and Alejandro Cartagena.

Gallery Russia—7103 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 596-9533. Martin Dimitrov will paint from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in conjunction with the “Demonstrate” Scottsdale ArtWalk.

Gebert Contemporary—7160 Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 429-0711. Abstract paintings are in the spotlight in “Harmony: A Retrospective of Works by Gloria Gaddis,” Nov. 3-Dec. 3. Guests can meet the artist at a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 3.

Goldenstein Gallery—70 Dry Creek Rd., Sedona,, (928) 204-1765. Celebrating the feminine perspective of the visual arts, “The Women’s Show,” Nov. 4-30, showcases works by Liz Wolf, Tiffany Miller, Jourdan Dern, Patricia Griffin, Karyl Bennett, Mary Fisher, Sherab Khandro, SJ Shaffer, and Adele Seronde. An opening reception is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 4.

Heard Museum—2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix,, (602) 252-8848. “It’s Your Turn: A Home Studio,” through Dec. 4;  “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. Abstract paintings by Pat Cain and Marty Gibson are on display in “Driven to Abstraction,” Nov. 12-Dec. 1. Guests can meet the artists at a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12.

Honshin Fine Art—Tlaquepaque, 336 S.R. 179, Sedona,, (928) 282-0709. “Discovering a Sense of Peace,” Nov. 4-30, explores the peace found in nature and oneness of all things as expressed through art. An opening reception takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 4, with a discussion about oneness and interdependence through the merging of art, science and nature at 7:30 p.m.

i.d.e.a. Museum—150 W. Pepper Pl., Mesa, (480) 644-2468. “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.

Kolb Studio—Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim,, (800) 858-2808. Artwork from the Grand Canyon Celebration of Art is on exhibit through Jan. 16. 

Lanning Gallery—Hozho Center, 431 S.R. 179, Sedona, (928) 282-6865. Held in conjunction with Turquoise Tortoise Gallery, “A Singular Career,” Nov. 4-30, marks the retirement of the galleries’ owner, Peggy Lanning, after more than four decades of running top fine-art galleries. The show highlights works by artists who have been with the gallery since its inception, including Alfred Rogoway, Bill Rane, Michael Grant, Slava Tch, and Gregory Deane. An opening reception takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 4.

Fall Palette
Paintings of flora and fauna by Diana Madaras are in the spotlight as Madaras Gallery in Tucson celebrates its new location on Swan Road with “Works of Art,” through Nov. 15. The show includes five paintings inspired by Thomas Wiewandt’s film about the five seasons of the Sonoran Desert. Pictured is “Wendy’s Window,” an acrylic on canvas, 20"H x 16"W, inspired by a home located in the Sam Hughes neighborhood of Tucson. For more information, call (520) 623-4000.
The Legacy Gallery—7178 E. Main St., Scottsdale,, (480) 945-1113. The gallery hosts a one-man show for John Coleman from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 5, featuring 20 new pieces including sculpture, paintings and drawings.

LewAllen Galleries—1613 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, (505) 988-3250. “In Memoriam: Daniel Morper—The Life of a Landscape Painter,” through Nov. 6; “Real World: Recent Paintings by Kurt Solmssen,” through Nov. 6; and “Joe Ramiro Garcia: Optimist,” through Dec. 4.

Lisa Sette Gallery—210 E. Cata-lina Dr., Phoenix, (480) 990-7342. The gallery presents works by Mayme Kratz and Marie Navarre, Nov. 1-Jan. 7, with a reception for the artists from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 5. Working in diverse media, the Arizona artists address nature, longing and beauty, and speak unflinchingly of the central role of mortality and loss in our collective experience.

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery—6872 E. Sunrise Dr., Tucson,, (520) 722-7798. New paintings by Francis Livingston are in the spotlight Nov. 18-Dec. 24. Guests can meet the artist at a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 18.

Marshall Gallery of Fine Art—7106 E. Main St., Scottsdale,, (480) 970-3111. The Oil Painters of America hosts its 2016 Western Regional Juried Exhibition, Nov. 4-30. An opening reception and awards ceremony takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 4.

Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum—1 E. Main St., Mesa, (480) 644-6500. “WordWide Wanderings,” through Nov. 27; “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; and “Disillusioned: Dina Goldstein,” through Jan. 22.

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, (520) 881-0606. “Churches of the Southwest: Wood Sculptures by Roberto Cardinale,” a Phoenix Home & Garden Masters of the Southwest award winner, through Jan. 8.

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture—710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, (505) 476-1269. “The Life and Art of Innovative Native American Artist and Designer Lloyd Kiva New,” through Dec. 30; “Oblique Views: Archaeology, Photography and Time,” through May 7; and “Into the Future: Culture Power in Native American Art,” through Oct. 22, 2017.

Museum of International Folk Art—706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, (505) 476-1200. “The Morris Miniature Circus: Return of the Little Big Top,” through Jan. 1; and “Sacred Realm: Blessings & Good Fortune Across Asia,” through March 19.

Museum of Northern Arizona—3101 N. Fort Valley Rd., Flagstaff, (928) 774-5213. “Curt Walters: A Retrospective,” through Nov. 1.

Musical Instrument Museum—4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix,, (480) 478-6000. “Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces,” Nov. 5-Sept. 4, showcases more than 30 instruments crafted by top artists and luthiers.

New Mexico History Museum—113 Lincoln Ave., Santa Fe, (505) 476-5200. “Fractured Faiths: Spanish Judaism, The Inquisition and New World Identities,” through Dec. 31; “Lowriders, Hoppers and Hot Rods: Car Culture of Northern New Mexico,” through March 5; “Agnes Martin and Me,” through Aug. 5; and “Out of the Box: The Art of the Cigar,” through Oct. 7, 2017. 

New Mexico Museum of Art—107 W. Palace Ave., Santa Fe, (505) 476-5072. “Small Wonders,” through March 12, is an exhibit of small contemporary photographic works.

On the Edge Gallery—7050 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale,, (480) 265-8991. Henry Bosak, Cal Vander Kooi, Jan Stiles, and Valerie Hildebrand demonstrate and discuss their respective mediums, including acrylic painting, wood turning, table jewelry and batik, during the “Demonstrate” Scottsdale ArtWalk from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 10.

Palm Springs Art Museum—101 Museum Dr., Palm Springs, Calif., (760) 322-4800. “Artists Council Exhibition 2016,” through Nov. 27; “A Passionate Eye: The Weiner Family Collection,” through Dec. 12; “Go West! Art of the American Frontier From the Buffalo Bill Center of the West,” through Feb. 20; and “Glass for the New Millennium: Masterworks From the Kaplan-Ostergaard Collection,” Nov. 4-March 7.

Philabaum Glass Gallery & Studio—711 S. Sixth Ave., Tucson,, (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,, (602) 257-1222. “Ducks, Eggs and Fish: Works by Martin Fan Cheng,” through Nov. 6; “INFOCUS PhotoBid 2016,” through Nov. 16; “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic,” through Jan. 8; “Get Face: (To Gain Respect; to Increase One’s Status),” through Jan. 8; “Horacio Zabala: Mapping the Monochrome,” through March 12; and “Emphatics: Avant-Garde Fashion 1963-2013,” Nov. 6-Jan. 16.

Pueblo Grande Museum—4619 E. Washington St., Phoenix, (602) 495-0901. “One World, Many Voices: The Artistry of Canyon Records,” through April 30. Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary hosts its 11th annual Navajo Rug and Indian Art Auction at noon Nov. 7, with a preview beginning at 9 a.m.

San Diego Natural History Museum—1788 El Prado, San Diego, (619) 232-3821. “The Last Hurrah: The Photography of Abe Ordover,” through Dec. 11; and “Animals: Machines in Motion,” through Jan. 1.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art—1130 State St., Santa Barbara,Calif.,, (805) 963-4364. “Seven Doors: Jan Tichy and the Chiaroscuro of Art Museum Collecting,” through Nov. 27; “British Art From Whistler to World War II,” through Jan. 8; and “Cecil Beaton: “London’s Honourable Scars: Photo-graphs of the Blitz,” through Jan. 8.

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; and “Architecture + Art: Everything Falls Into Place When it Collapses,” through Jan. 22.

Shemer Art Center—5005 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, (602) 262-4727. “Metal Works,” through Nov. 10; and “22x30 Exhibition,” featuring works by 15 artists of this watercolor critique group, Nov. 17-Jan. 7. Sunday at Shemer, a family art festival, takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 6.

The Signature Gallery—7177 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 949-7003. Figurative bronze sculptor J.R. Eason and Western bronze sculptor Ron Stewart demonstrate their talents from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in conjunction with the “Demonstrate” Scottsdale ArtWalk.

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. “Clay,” through Dec. 31, is an exhibition of works by Arizona artists in celebration of the center’s ninth anniversary.

Temple Gallery—330 S. Scott Ave., Tucson, (520) 624-7370. “Fanaux: Paintings by Tim Mosman & Hank Tusinski,” through Dec. 31, includes nearly 30 recent paintings and drawings by the Tucson-based couple.

Tilt Gallery—7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale,, (602) 716-5667. Photography by Jill Enfield is on display in “Transparency,” Nov. 3-26. Guests can meet the artist, who works with wet-plate collodion, at a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 10 during the “Demonstrate” Scottsdale ArtWalk.

Tucson Desert Art Museum—7000 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson,, (520) 202-3888. “All Creatures, Great and Small,” Nov. 5-Jan. 15; and “Perspectives on Japanese American Incarceration: 1942-1946,” Nov. 5-April 30.

Tucson Museum of Art—140 N. Main Ave., Tucson, (520) 624-2333. “Welcome to the American West!” through Dec. 30; “The New Westward: Trains, Planes and Automobiles That Move the Modern West,” through Feb. 12; “Henry C. Balink: Native American Portraits,” through July 23; “Palice Gallery of Latin American Art,” through July 30; and “El Nacimento,” Nov. 18-March 19. 

Turquoise Tortoise Gallery—Hozho Center, 431 S.R. 179, Sedona, (928) 282-2262. Held in conjunction with Lanning Gallery, “A Singular Career,” Nov. 4-30, marks the retirement of the galleries’ owner, Peggy Lanning, after more than four decades of running top fine-art galleries. The show highlights works by artists who have been with the gallery since its inception, including David Johns, Tony Abeyta, Larry Yazzie, and Michael Horse. An opening reception takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 4.

University of Arizona Museum of Art—1031 N. Olive Rd., Tucson, (520) 621-7567. “McCall at the Movies: Selections From the Archive of Visual Arts,” through Nov. 6; “Art in Service: Military Families Create,” through Nov. 13; “The Presidential Series: Paintings by Alfred Quiroz,” through Jan. 22; “Verboten/Forbidden,” Nov. 12-March 12; and “Connecting Generations: Art From the Elders of St. Luke’s Home,” Nov. 30-March 26. 

Vision Gallery—10 E. Chicago St., Chandler,, (480) 782-2695. “These Are Not Your Grandmother’s Quilts: The Artworks of Marla Hattabaugh,” Nov. 18-Jan. 7. Guests can meet the artists at a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 18.

Walter Art Gallery—6425 E. Thomas Rd., Scottsdale,, (602) 320-8445. The gallery presents cyanotype dresses, both full-size and a new series of small framed pieces, by Annie Lopez. An opening reception is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 4.

West Valley Arts HQ—16126 N. Civic Center Plaza, Surprise,, (623) 584-2626. West Valley Arts Council hosts its “Surprise Invitational,” featuring artwork in a variety of styles, Nov. 3-Dec. 16. An opening reception takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 3.

Wilde Meyer Annex—7100 Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 947-1489. Works by Barbara Duzan, Sheridan Brown, and Jim Nelson are featured in a group show, which opens with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 3 and continues through Dec. 3.

Wilde Meyer Gallery—4142 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, (480) 945-2323. The gallery celebrates “Dia de los Muertos,” through Nov. 3. “The Source—A One-Woman Show for Linda Carter Holman,” as well as a group show for artists Barbara Duzan, Sheridan Brown, and Jim Nelson open with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 3 and continue through Dec. 3.

Wilde Meyer Gallery—3001 E. Skyline Dr., Tucson, (520) 615-5222. Brenda Bredvik, Robert Burt, Patrick Coffaro, and Jack Roberts share works in a group show that opens with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 3 and continues through Dec. 3.

Xanadu Gallery—7039 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 368-9929. Local artist John Horejs, who specializes in landscape, floral and abstract paintings, demonstrates his talents from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 10 as the gallery celebrates its 15th anniversary. The event is planned in conjunction with the “Demonstrate” Scottsdale ArtWalk.

Yavapai College Art Gallery—1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, (928) 776-2031. “Juried Student Art Exhibition,” through Nov. 10; and “Infinite Holes,” Nov. 15-Dec. 15, featuring Laura Bloomenstein’s printed images and objects inspired by 3-D technology and nature.

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