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Opening This Week

DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. Opening January 14 and continuing through March 1: Small Brushes--Big Dreams. Continuing through January 11: Warm Colors for Winter, paintings, sculpture and mixed-media creations. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

ETHERTON GALLERY. 135 S. Sixth Ave. 624-7370. Opening January 8 and continuing through February 25, with an artist reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, January 16: Cowbizm and the Legend of Zeke and Glen, a story told through cubist-influenced paintings by Vytas Sakalas. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.

THE GALLERY. Unitarian Universalist Church. 4831 E. 22nd St. 323-6791. Opening January 13 and continuing through January 31, with a reception from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, January 18: artwork by the Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

G.A.S.P. GALLERY. 3233 S. Pinal Vista, Utterback Middle School. 617-6100. Opening January 8 and continuing through February 6, with an opening reception from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, January 15: Visions From the Land of the Morning Calm: Korea, black and white photographs by seven Korean photographers. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. G.A.S.P. (Great Art by Students and Professionals) Gallery is a student-run gallery.

HACIENDA DEL SOL GALLERY. 5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. 299-1501. Opening with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, January 11, and continuing through February 12: oil paintings by Nancy Kearney. Gallery hours are 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA campus, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Opening with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 14, and continuing through February 19: Hind Sight, an exhibition of contemporary paintings and sculpture influenced by eras in art history. Featured artists are: Julie Heffernan, Kevin Irvin, Kathleen Jesse, Leslie Lerner, Jacquelyn McBain, Christopher Pelley and Paula Wittner. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

LIONEL ROMBACH GALLERY. Gross Gallery Building. UA Fine Arts Complex, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Opening with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 14, and continuing through February 6: Offclassic, oil paintings by Meredith Milstead and color photography by Harumi Ouchi. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Opening January 8 and continuing through January 31: desert-inspired clay vessels and wall pieces by Thomas Kerrigan; abstract tapestries in bold colors by Amy Weber; contemporary silver and black-patina jewelry by Eduardo Rubio Arzate. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

PINK ADOBE GALLERY. 222 E. Congress St. 623-2828. Opening January 8 and continuing through January 31: functional ceramic vessels by Jack Charney; silver and glass jewelry by Liza Solomon; and Oriental porcelain dinnerware by Jerry Pollari. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, and 7 to 10 p.m. on Downtown Saturday Nights.

ROSEQUIST GALLERIES. 1615 E. Fort Lowell Road. 327-5729. Opening with a preview from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, January 9, and continuing through January 24: watercolors and oils of Italy and France by artists Sarah Schmerl and Mary Schaefer. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Continuing

ACCESS TUCSON GALLERY. 124 E. Broadway. 624-9833. Continuing through February 1: Ars Moriendi (The Art of Dying), works by Daniel Martin Diaz. Gallery hours are noon to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

APPARATUS GALLERY. 299 S. Park Ave. 791-3505. Continuing through February 28, with an artist's reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, January 31: Big Photo Works, a group exhibition of quilted, collaged, computer generated and other permutations of photography by Barry Baldridge, David Elliott, Leslie Epperson, Sharon Holnback, Patricia Katchur, Bill McIntire, Manuel Mirandsa, Robert Renfrow and Rob Sidur. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 East Broadway. 623-5883. Continuing through January 31: Hidden Portraits and Fractured Lives, works by Scott Baglione; artistic furniture and lights by Scott Baker; desert botanicals in watercolor by Renee Koehler. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and during Thursday evening Art Walk and Downtown Saturday Night.

DAVIS DOMINGUEZ GALLERY. Casas Adobes Office Park. 6812 N. Oracle Road. 297-1427. Continuing through February 14: Mimi Blockbuster, paintings by James Davis and Bruce McGrew, and sculpture by Joy Fox. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

DINNERWARE GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Continuing through January 31, with an artist's reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, January 10: new series of oils and egg temperas by painter Betina Fink. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.

ELIZABETH CHERRY CONTEMPORARY ART. 437 E. Grant Road. 903-0577. Continuing through February 14: Olestra. Curated by Darren Clark, this culturally saturated exhibition focuses on the fat substitute and its demand and emergence into our society, featuring works by Robert Flynt, Valerie Galloway, Gregory Sale and Kenneth Schorr. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and by appointment.

ETHERTON GALLERY. 135 S. Sixth Ave. 624-7370. Continuing through January 24: photographs by Graciela Iturbide and Kate Breakey, and mixed-media works by Elizabeth Ernst. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.

GOOFY GALLERY. 2639 E. Broadway. 320-1488. Continuing through February 1: works by Desert View High School Students. Continuing through December 31: handcrafted fountains by Michael Krapek. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

THE IMAGE GALLERY. 127 E. Congress St. Continuing through January 25: Platinum Legends, the Arizona Media Arts Center's collection of photographs by Gary Auerbach. Call 622-2262 for gallery hours.

IRONWOOD GALLERY. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. 2021 N. Kinney Road. 883-2702. Continuing through January 25: The Sonoran Connection, a juried exhibition by the Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, free with museum admission.

JM MODERN. 1406 E. Grant Road. 903-0434. Continuing through January 31: monotypes on handmade paper and acrylic paintings by Jerome Gadbois. Gallery hours are by appointment.

KALEIDOSCOPE FINE ARTS GALLERY. Unitarian Universalist Church. 3601 W. Cromwell Drive. 615-8625. Continuing through January 31: Western Reflections, works by artist and sculptor Kenneth E. Crook. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

MELIORA GALLERY. 178 E. Broadway. 792-9544. Continuing through January 17: In-fill projects by the third-year design studio of the UA College of Architecture. There is a closing reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, January 17. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

M. REVAK & CO. 1440 N. Stone Ave. 624-3445. Continuing through January 31: framed prints and etchings by George Elbert Burr. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

MURPHEY GALLERY. St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 298-0586. Continuing through January 29: wildlife, landscape and architectural works in various mediums by Joel Grushkin; and colorful mixed-media paintings by Terre-Miller Roades. Gallery hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

OLD PUEBLO FRAMEWORKS AND GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Continuing through January 30: Love Letters, an exhibit of calligraphic works by Southern Arizona Scribes. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and by appointment.

PHANTOM GALLERY. Continuing at the Tucson Arts District Partnership, 4 E. Congress St.: abstract and figurative oils by Bob Brisley. Continuing at 45 N. Sixth Ave.: Aloha Shirts, a project by students at Flowing Wells Junior High School. Continuing at 221 N. Court Ave.: watercolors by Palmer Butler. Continuing at 221 S. Church St.: whimsical enamel-on-glass paintings by Janet Miller. Call 624-9977 for information on other Phantom Gallery locations.

PHANTOM MURALS AND SCULPTURE. The following outdoor murals are located in the Arts District: Ofrenda, by Martin Hernandez, 111 S. Sixth Ave; Homage To Tucson, by Lydia D'Amico, 400 N. Fourth Ave; Cats, by Monika Rossa, 36 E. Congress St.; Mythical Muscular Figures, by Gustavo Rocha, behind Johnny Gibson's in Arizona Alley; Drawn to the Light, by Luna Lee Ray, corner of Broadway and Stone Avenue; and The Thinkers, by Eleanor Kohloss, Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street. Ned Egan's Blue Steel Bouquet, the first in the Phantom Sculpture Spring Series, can be found next to the Julian Drew building on Broadway between Fifth and Sixth avenues. The newest addition to the Phantom Sculpture Series, 2B by Konried Muench, is in front of the Bank of America Plaza at 33 N. Stone. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information.

PHILABAUM CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS. 711 S. Sixth Ave. 884-7404. Continuing through January 24: Temporal Discord, psychological studies of contemporary life. The exhibit features works on paper by Daryl Childs, and works by eight glass artists. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

ROTUNDA GALLERY. UA Student Union, third floor. 621-5123. Continuing through January 22: monotypes printed on antique linen damask napkins, tea towels and other textiles, by Carolyn Zarr. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

TOHONO CHUL PARK GALLERY. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through January 26: ART/WEAR: Barbara Brandel's Tapestry Jackets and Contemporary Jewelry by Arizona Artists. Continuing through February 1: Little Pieces of My Heart: Mexican-American Quilts and Needlework of Southern Arizona. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Continuing through January 16: Full Frontal Night, an exhibition of photography and mixed-media works by Figurehead, a Tucson-based artist group featuring six artists. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. Continuing through January 11: the 22nd annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies exhibition. Continuing through March 31 at Casa Cordova: Maria Luisa Tena's El Nacimiento, featuring elaborate and varied scenes of the nativity, composed of painted terra cotta figures. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for seniors and students, and free for children under age 12. Admission is free for all on Tuesdays.

UA MUSEUM OF ART. UA Fine Arts Complex, pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7567. Continuing through January 25: sixty-two bronze sculptures by Auguste Rodin, from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collection. Continuing through April 1: Robert Wick: Campus Outdoor Sculptures. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Last Chance

CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. 621-7968. UA Campus, south end of the pedestrian underpass. Continuing through January 11: Mexico City 1941: Photographs by Helen Levitt. Also continuing through January 11: Foto/Auto/Bio: The Charles Harbutt Archive. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

DE GRAZIA GALLERY. 6300 N. Swan Road. 299-9192. Continuing through January 9: Peaceful Reflections, a mixed-media exhibit about family relationships, features painting, drawing and printmaking by Loretta Bogdanowicz. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

JOSÉ GALVEZ GALLERY. 743 N. Fourth Ave. 624-6878. Continuing through January 10: Images of the Virgin de Guadalupe, featuring non-traditional representations of this beloved and ubiquitous Mexican cultural icon. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 6 to 9 p.m. Downtown Saturday Nights.

LAS MAÑANITAS GALLERY. 1070 E. Miles St. 388-9911. Continuing through January 10: Flora in the High Alleghenies, watercolors by Janet Tifft. Gallery hours are by appointment.

RAW GALLERY. 43 S. Sixth Ave. 882-6927. Continuing through January 10: Slow Traffic in Stolen Bone, a mixed-media narrative by Michael Longstaff. Also continuing: The Thursday Art Group's narrative series of small works inspired by a William Blake poem. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, until 7 p.m. during Thursday Night Art Walk, Downtown Saturday Nights, and by appointment.

Out Of Town

55 MAIN GALLERY. Bisbee. 432-4694. Continuing through January 31: From Realism to Abstraction and Back Again, new paintings by James Ru. Call for gallery hours.

OTERO STREET GALLERY. 5 Camino Otero, Tubac. 398-8014. Continuing through January 25: Cornucopia of Color and Form, featuring works by Diana Davis and Pat Marohn. Gallery hours are from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

TUBAC CENTER FOR THE ARTS. 9 Plaza Road, Tubac. 398-2371. Continuing through January 30: Fifth Members Gallery Exhibit, featuring woodworking by Phil Patterson; black-and-white photography by George Marcek; watercolors by Fiona Lovelock; acrylic and monoprints by Mary Langston; watercolor, ink pastel and acrylics by Hazel Dixon. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Announcements

ARTS BRIGADE. Calling Community and Neighborhood Artists: Want to have some fun and help your community? The Tucson Arts Brigade is a multi-cultural, intergenerational collective of community based cultural workers. Their work demonstrates that the arts can be used to impact social issues. Current projects include street and wall murals, group exhibits and street puppets. All events are free and open to the public. For participation information, weekly events, providing donations of art supplies, or commissioning the Arts Brigade for a project or program, call 791-9359; or email ArtBrigade@aol.com.

ART WALK. Fine artists and galleries await on the weekly Art Walk, a self- or docent-guided stroll through the Downtown Arts District between 5 and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Free tours of public art displays and participating galleries begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Park Inn Suite Santa Rita Hotel, 88 E. Broadway. Call 624-9977 for information and a listing of participating galleries.

CALL TO ARTISTS. The Murphey Gallery Committee is accepting submissions for the 1998-99 exhibition season. Send five representative slides with a legal-sized SASE to: The Art Gallery Committee, St. Philip's in the Hills Parish, P.O. Box 65840, Tucson, AZ 85728. Submission deadline is February 1. Call Phyllis Wenger at 299-1091 for information.

CALL TO ARTISTS. The Pima Community College West Campus Art Gallery seeks artists working in all media for the 1998-99 school year. Interested artists should send 10 35mm slides representative of work to be shown, slide list, résumé and SASE to: Linda Rosenfield, Gallery Coordinator, Arts Division, Pima Community College, 2202 W. Anklam Road, Tucson, AZ 85709-0001. Submission deadline is February 14.

CALL TO ARTISTS. Central Arts Collective is accepting entries for my pet 2, a serio/comic/emotional/conceptual look at people's involvement with pets. This juried exhibition is open to all U.S. artists in all media. Deadline is February 1. For prospectus, send an SASE: "my pet 2," Central Arts Collective, 188 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85701.

GLASSBLOWING DEMONSTRATION. Watch glassblowers practice their craft at the downtown studio of Philabaum Contemporary Art Glass, 711 S. Sixth Ave. Call 884-7404 to confirm the day's schedule, or if there are more than six people in your party.

WAREHOUSE WALKS. Take a tour of Tucson's Historic Warehouse District with The Tucson Arts District Partnership. Tours run the second Saturday of each month, and meet at 8:50 a.m. in the lobby of the Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Group size is limited, with RSVPs requested by 5 p.m. the Thursday prior to the tour. Participants should dress comfortably, and plan on being outdoors. Call 624-9977 for reservations and information.


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