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April 2018 Gallery & Museum Events

Author: Judy Harper
Issue: April, 2018, Page 139
Standing Tall
Cara Pabst Moran shares her newest collection of colorful and lively blooming florals, cacti, succulents and garden botanicals in “Welcoming the Flowers,” through April 30, at Signature Gallery in Scottsdale. Her paintings tell a captivating story, with a mesmerizing vision of color and swirling texture that exposes
the beauty of nature. “I love to paint with the technique I use—smearing a palette knife piled with bright blue onto a juicy pink is a huge rush for me,” Pabst Moran says. Pictured is “Desert Colors,” oil on canvas, 16"H x 32"W. For more information, visit thesignaturegallery.com, or call (480) 949-7003.
Bonner David Galleries—7040 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 941-8500. Michael Carson shares his latest figurative works inspired by music in “Audiovisuals,” through April 13.

Calvin Charles Gallery—4201 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, (480) 421-1818. “The Gravity Between Us,” through April 5, features sculpture by Jennyfer Stratman.

Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery—7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 946-3217. The gallery presents sculpture by John Rawlings, through April 2. “Floritura Light,” through April 4, and “Light Sensations—An Art Experience,” April 5-27, focus on the expressiveness of Southwestern skies by Cyndy Carstens. An opening reception takes place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. April 5.

Cattle Track Compound Gallery—6105 N. Cattle Track Rd., Scottsdale, (480) 607-3658. Paintings, prints and works on paper by John Dawson are on exhibit through April 2.

Cave Creek Museum—6140 Skyline Dr., Cave Creek, (480) 488-2764. “The Photography of Edward Curtis” continues through May 31.

Chandler Center for the Arts Gallery—250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, chandlercenter.org, (480) 782-2695. Photographs by Amanda Mollindo, Josh Loeser, and Ash Ponders are on exhibit in “1,000 Words,” through April 14. “CUSD 2018,” April 18-May 12, showcases works by high school students in the Chandler Unified School District.

Coconino Center for the Arts—2300 N. Fort Valley Rd., Flagstaff, (928) 779-2300. “River Reflections,” through April 7.

Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center—122 E. Culver St., Phoenix, (602) 241-7870. “We Remember: Extraordinary Stories of Holocaust Survivors,” through April 30.

Desert Caballeros Western Museum—21 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, (928) 684-2272. “Cowgirl Up! Art From the Other Half of the West,” through May 13; and “One Trader’s Legacy: Steve Getzwiller Collects the West,” through June 3.

Gallery Andrea—7019 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 481-2530. Spring wildflowers are showcased in paintings by Andrea de Kerpely-Zak and Rusty Wallace, plus wearable art by Andrea Zakrzewski, through May 1.

The Gallery at el Pedregal—34505 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, (480) 575-6624. The gallery hosts an art party from 1 to 4 p.m. April 21, with an exhibit of paintings, sculpture, glass and jewelry in the courtyard, complemented by artist demonstrations, refreshments, music and sugar sculptures by Arizona Culinary Institute.

Goldenstein Gallery—150 S.R. 179, Sedona, (928) 204-1765. The gallery celebrates the American West with its annual “Cowboys and Indians Show,” April 6-30, featuring works by David DeVary, Carla Romero, Ray Tigerman, and Ben Wright. An opening reception is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. April 6.

Heard Museum—2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, (602) 252-8848. “Of God and Mortal Men: Masterworks by T.C. Cannon From the Nancy and Richard Bloch Collection,” through April 15; “Awa Tsireh: Pueblo Painter and Metalsmith,” through July 1; and “Symmetry in Stone: The Jewelry of Richard I. Chavez,” through Aug. 5.

The Hive Gallery—2222 N. 16th St., Phoenix, hivephx.com, (602) 254-1641. “Conversations With Myself: The Art of Shachi Kale,” through April 15.

i.d.e.a. Museum—150 W. Pepper Pl., Mesa, (480) 644-4332. “Sonoran Safari,” through May 27, explores the artistic landscape of the world’s 11th largest desert through art and hands-on activities related to native plants, animals, reptiles and birds.

King Galleries—4168 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, (480) 481-0187. “Taos Light: Maidens to Mantas,” April 5-12, showcases new works in clay by Susan Folwell, inspired by the Taos Society of Artists. An opening reception takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. April 5.

Lanning Gallery—Hozho Center, 431 S.R. 179, Sedona, lanninggallery.com, (928) 282-6865. The gallery presents ceramic wall vessels and slab pieces, including diptychs, quadriptychs and octaptychs, by new gallery artist Marshall Maude in “Infinite Timeline,” April 6-15. Guests can meet Maude at a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. April 6, with an artist talk at 6 p.m.

Lisa Sette Gallery—210 E. Catalina Dr., Phoenix, (480) 990-7342. Works by Ato Ribeiro and Máximo González are on display through April 28.

Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum—1 E. Main St., Mesa, (480) 644-6500. “Docents Select: Kitchen Sink,” through April 8; “As Above: Mary Shindell,” through April 8; “39th Annual Contemporary Crafts,” through April 15; “Tiffany Bailey: Memories of an Idyllic Landscape,” through April 23; “Patti Warashina: Transitory Conversations,” April 13-Aug. 5; “Rachel Bess: Adventure and Control,” April 20-Aug. 5; and “Marilyn Szabo: Life & Death Portraits,” April 20-Aug. 5.

Mini Time Machine Museum—4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr., Tucson, (520) 881-0606. Dedicated to the preservation and display of antique and contemporary miniatures, the museum presents “On Point: Sculptures on the Tips of Lead Pencils,” through April 15; and “David Fischer: Model Builder Extraordinaire,” through April 29.

Mountain Artists Guild & Gallery—228 N. Alarcon St., Prescott, (928) 776-4009. “Out of the Box,” through April 28.

Mountain Trails Gallery—336 S.R. 179, Sedona, (928) 282-3225. Cityscapes, landscapes and figurative paintings by Richard Boyer are on exhibit in “A Renaissance of Painting & Sculpture.” The show opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. April 6 and continues through April 30.

Musical Instrument Museum—4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, mim.org, (480) 478-6000. “Ancient Musical Treasures From Central China: Harmony of the Ancients From the Henan Museum,” through May 6.

Philabaum Glass Gallery & Studio—711 S. Sixth Ave., Tucson, (520) 884-7404. “The Flame: the man—the furnace—the art,” through April 28. After tending the fire for 47 years, Tom Philabaum will turn off his glass furnace for the last time at the end of April. The exhibition celebrates his glass-blowing career with some of the Tucson artist’s earliest and latest works.

Phippen Museum—4701 Hwy. 89 North, Prescott, phippenartmuseum.org, (928) 778-1385. “Portraits of the West,” through April 22; and “Cool, Cool Water,” through July 22.

Phoenix Art Museum—1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, (602) 257-1222. “Alexander Calder: An Outburst of Color,” through April 1; “The Logic of the Copy: Four Decades of Photography in Print,” through April 6; “Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest,” through May 9; “Philip C. Curtis: The New Deal and American Regionalism,” through June 3; and “Warriors in World War I,” through Dec. 2.

Pueblo Grande Museum—4619 E. Washington St., Phoenix, (602) 495-0901. “Fragments: Broken Bowls Tell More Tales,” through Aug. 31.

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art—7374 E. Second St., Scottsdale, (480) 874-4666. “To Dream Huge Dreams,” through April 22; “Today’s Norms Are Tomorrow’s Luxuries: Luis Alfonso Villalobos,” through May 13; “southwestNET: Claudio Dicochea—Acid Baroque,” through May 20; and “Akunnittinni: A Kinngait Family Portrait,” through May 27.

Shemer Art Center—5005 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, (602) 262-4727. “New Art Arizona,” held in partnership with Arizona Artists Guild, through April 12; and “Spring Into Color,” featuring works by members of the Phoenix chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America, April 17-May 24, with a reception for the artists from 6 to 8 p.m. April 19.

Tempe History Museum—809 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, (480) 350-5100. “Tempe Union High School District Exhibition,” through April 22,includes photography, paintings, drawings, digital art and ceramics.

Tilt Gallery—7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale, tiltgallery.com, (602) 716-5667. “Walker and Walker: Songs for My Father,” April 5-28, showcases the work of Todd Walker (1917-1998) and his daughter, Melanie Walker. The artist is available for questions and conversation during a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. April 12.

Turquoise Tortoise Gallery—Hozho Center, 431 S.R. 179, Sedona, (928) 282-2262. Baje Whitehorse unveils his newest works in both narrative realism and abstraction in “Navajo Narrative,” April 6-15. Guests can meet Whitehorse at an opening reception from 5-8 p.m. April 6, which includes an artist talk at 6:30 p.m.

Vision Gallery—10 E. Chicago St., Chandler, visiongallery.org, (480) 782-2695. Fashion and design from such influential stylists as Adrian, Helen Rose, Bill Travilla and Bob Mackie are in the spotlight in “Hollywood in the Desert,” through April 6.

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West—3830 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, (480) 686-9539. “The Rennard Strickland Collection of Western Film History,” through Sept. 30; and “The Art of Joe Beeler,” through Oct. 28.

Wilde Meyer Gallery—4142 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, wildemeyer.com, (480) 945-2323. “Color, Shape and Form II,” through April 12, features works by Ryan Hale, Trevor Mikula, and Andrea Peterson. The focus shifts to “My Little Corner of the World,” April 5-28, with paintings by Linda Carter Holman. Guests can meet the artist at a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. April 5.

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, 6310 E. Thomas Rd., Ste. 200, Scottsdale, AZ 85251; or jharper@citieswestpub.com.
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