Spring Arts: Local art galleries feature paintings, photography, glasswork and more | Arts: Feature

Spring Arts: Local art galleries feature paintings, photography, glasswork and more | Arts: Feature

&#13&#13 &#13 click on to enlarge&#13 &#13 On display at Etherton Gallery: Steve McCurry, Afghan Girl (Sharbat Gula), Peshawar, Pakistan, 1984 Fuji Crystal Archive print, © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos, courtesy Etherton Gallery &#13

&#13 On show at Etherton Gallery: Steve McCurry, Afghan Girl (Sharbat Gula), Peshawar, Pakistan, 1984 Fuji Crystal Archive print, © Steve McCurry/Magnum Pics, courtesy Etherton Gallery&#13

Tucson is blessed with a vast wide range of gallery areas that are coming again to lifetime as the pandemic recedes. Here’s a sample of what you will come across.


Philabaum Glass Gallery

The beloved Philabaum Glass Gallery is thriving less than new ownership. The area, around Five Factors, is luminous with fantastically colored glass artworks. The current show, Sense of Put, attributes glasswork by Erika Parkin of Tucson, known for stylish blown glass Steffen Plistermann of Santa Fe, learn of the natural and Richard Parrish of Boseman, Montana, who hangs his glass parts on the wall. Alison Harvey, the new proprietor, was the gallery’s manager under the original owners, renowned glass artist Tom Philabaum and Dabney Philabaum. When they were completely ready to market in 2020, Alison jumped to acquire. Her husband, Dylan Harvey, is a co-proprietor, but she is running the business solo. Business enterprise is excellent, she suggests, and she’s loving the do the job. By means of June 4. Philabaumglass.com

Etherton Gallery

Etherton Gallery is sailing together in its new digs in the Barrio Viejo. It is now on its 3rd exhibition in the Convent Road Gallery since its opening in September. Steve McCurry: Its Possess Location and Feeling is a sumptuous search at some 30 brightly colored photographs he took all more than the environment. A member of Magnum Photographs and a receiver of a lot of awards, McCurry has shot pics in armed conflicts in the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, and he covered 9/11 in the U.S. He’s most renowned for Afghan Woman, a searing picture of a teen with piercing environmentally friendly eyes. Ironically, specified today’s chaos in Afghanistan, that 38 calendar year outdated graphic portrays anxiety and sorrow all about yet again. Through April 2.  Ethertongallery.com

Untitled Gallery

Untitled Gallery, located in the Steinfeld Warehouse downtown, generally invitations quite a few artists to the gallery to display their do the job. This time, though, the gallery members get their turn in the spotlight. The 7 members—painters and sculptors—have a broad rain of passions, and you can see them all in the on-line gallery. Inna Rohr’s portray “Everglades” caught my eye it’s a richly coloured vision of a storm about the swamp.

Contreras Gallery

The compact downtown gallery, soldiering on through the street building, has mounted a demonstrate for four area artists who have a feeling of place. Jane Buckman paints desert plants even though Sylvia Garland turns to dainty bouquets. Carolyn Sotelo put jointly a jaunty eyesight of a rundown Stone Ave. block, and Mano Sotelo has manufactured fine whole-sizing portraits of Tucson’s outstanding mountains and nationwide parks. Contreashousefineart.com

Gallery 2Sunlight

The gallery specializes in neighborhood artists and vintage modern art but correct now it is open only by appointment. 520-360-8074. Followers can see the artworks at www.artsy.web/gallery-2-solar . gallery2sunshine.com

Raices Taller 222

Just after staging a sea of on-line reveals above two yrs of the pandemic, Raices is on short-term hiatus. The gallery’s John Salgado suggests the staff is considering new initiatives and hopes to get likely April. “We’re on the lookout at some really exciting concepts,” he claims.

All-around Town

Every person Gallery

The Everyone gallery has returned to Tucson! The neat modern day gallery slid out of city in 2018. There have been sightings in Chicago. And now the mysterious team is back again in the Outdated Pueblo, at 437 Grant Road. The Everyone gallery “primarily performs with rising and perpetually-emerging artists,” according to a press release. Its new display, Sara Hupps: Soft Shoulder, is a “series of sculptural predicaments.” A single of Hupps’s pieces has molded glass in pretty pale hues. Through March 26 Most people.gallery

Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery at Pima College West Campus

The superb Bernal Gallery is presenting do the job by two artists who dwell in Tucson.
Perla Segovia immigrated to the U.S. from her native Peru when she was 10 yrs aged. Now a textiles artist, she established Threads of Immigration, a sequence of 4 installation that use thread and cloth to bear in mind individuals test to cross the border for a better lifetime. In one particular operate, she embroidered a ream of canvas footwear, symbolizing immigrant children who died in custody. A second installation, crafted with kiln glass, aluminum and poplar, honors migrant moms. Wayne Gudmundson is an internationally regarded photographer with do the job in the Museum of Modern Artwork in New York, at the Centre for Resourceful Photography and in other places. His new guide of illustrations or photos is What Spot Is This, with text by Dieter Berninge. Gudmundson sought out areas exterior Tucson the place historic occasions took position, and photographed what is left and what has improved.


Numerous galleries have for years plied their wares substantial about the metropolis, at Campbell, Skyline and Dawn. Here’s a short record.

Mark Sublette Medicine Guy Gallery

Mark Sublette Medication Male Gallery presents native American perform and early and modern western artwork. The gallery also has a fine collection of paintings by the revered Maynard Dixon. On view in the gallery now is a suite of really appealing will work picturing Navajo life, painted by Navajo artist Shonto Begay. medicinemangallery.com

Sanders Gallery

Sanders Gallery has been operate by the similar operator in the exact constructing for additional than 45 a long time. Like most of its art neighbors, Sanders specializes in “American western, wildlife and realism.” An array of Hopi Kachinas, symbols of spirit beings, are now on display screen on the Sanders webpage. sandersgalleries@sandersgalleries.

Settlers West

Settlers West is a reliable gallery for paintings of cowboys, horses, indigenous individuals and breathtaking sights of the southwest landscape. A roundup of American miniatures, developed by dozens of artists, are on perspective in the gallery now. settlerswest.com

Jane Hamilton Great Art

This 29-yr-outdated gallery is much more present-day than most of the Foothills places. Enthusiasts can see that for themselves at an opening this Friday, Feb. 18, with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m. The present, Blossoms & Bells, attributes two artists. Ernst Gruler kilos out glamorous audio sculptures, and Greg Heil paints the desert, blending “traditional landscape with fantastic colour and impressionist flare,” says proprietor Jane Hamilton.
As a result of Feb. 28. Janehamiltonfineart.com

Wilde Meyer Gallery

This gallery has a sister area in Scottsdale. Each stores hit all the bases, from paintings to sculptures, and from figuration to abstractions. Samples are James Koskinas’s handsome brown and white horse and J.D. Berard’s abstracted desert in eco-friendly and fiery orange. Wildemeyer.com

FoR High-quality Artwork

The new gallery in the district, FoR Artwork, has one more spot up in Montana. As a end result, the functions on check out go from “sweeping vistas of Glacier Countrywide Park” to sunburst paintings of the Sonoran Desert. The new organization correctly additional Tucson painter Howard Put up to the roster. The talented Post paints cowboys and ranchers in a contemporary, spare design. Forfineart.com

Tohono Chul

Tohono Chul, the gallery in a desert yard is rejoicing in the modern acquisition of a everlasting selection of American Indian artwork. Donated by Roy J. Kurtz, the selection is vast. A new exhibition will give site visitors initial looks at baskets and artwork.
By April 27. Rick DeMont: Elemental Monuments: Rick DeMont, a masterful watercolor painter, has loaded one particular of the gallery rooms with his large-scale paintings, several of them pure desert landscapes. People can glimpse near to comprehend his methods of coloration, scale and space. Even greater, they can get the information straight from him at a speak at noon, Tuesday, Feb. 22, at the Yard Pavilion. As a result of Feb. 27
Tom Baumgartner | Codex Sonora. “Codex Sonora is a fittingly mysterious ebook, created up of remarkable portraits accompanied by eldritch,” in accordance to the gallery notes, “nearly indecipherable text, alongside with elusive graphs and symbols and bizarre diagrams that issue outward to the stars.” Through April 27&#13