Opening This Week

DAVIS DOMINGUEZ GALLERY. Casas Adobes Office Park. 6812 N. Oracle Road. 297-1427. Continuing through July 11: Tucson Collection '98, the sixth small works invitational featuring art by 45 Tucson artists. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

792-4503. Opening May 26 and continuing through June 20: Paintings and drawings by Gary Swimmer, William Blomquist and Michael Chittock. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.

ROTUNDA GALLERY. UA Student Union, third floor. 621-5123. Opening May 21 and continuing through August 13: Variations on a Theme, recent paintings by Grace Ramirez Ciotti. There's an opening reception from 5 to
7 p.m. Thursday, May 21. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to
10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.


APPARATUS GALLERY. 299 S. Park Ave. 791-3505. Continuing through June 6: The Summer Season Finale, an all-media group show by previously featured Apparatus artists. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

ARIZONA GALLERY. UA Student Union, north side of the mall, east of Old Main. 621-5123. Continuing through August 5: Paintings, by Anthony Pessler. Gallery hours are
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

ARIZONA-SONORA DESERT MUSEUM. 2201 N. Kinney Road. 883-3077. Continuing through August 26: The Calendar Series: A Landscape Diary, paintings by John A. Louder. Gallery hours are from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

ARTIST OF THE MONTH GALLERY. Unitarian Universalist Church. 4831 E. 22nd St. 885-5179. Continuing through May 31: a group showing by friends and members of the Unitarian Church. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

BAHTI INDIAN ARTS. St. Philip's Plaza. Continuing: works Elizabeth Abeyta, Gordon Van Wert and Jack Tobaahe Gene. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. Continuing through August 16: Creative Impulses. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

ELIZABETH CHERRY CONTEMPORARY ART. 437 E. Grant Road. 903-0577. Continuing through June 13: Three Small Paintings, works by Bisbee artist Peter Young. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

IT'S A BLAST GALLERY. 2631 E. Broadway. 327-7879. Continuing: hand-blown glassware by Phil Kindler and Marsha Jacquay; watercolors and prints by Jean Beck; industrial/deco metal furnishings by Damion Velasquez; and silver jewelry by Stephanie Boardly. Gallery hours are
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

JCC GALLERY. 3800 E. River Road. 299-3000. Continuing through June 5: works by Acacia Alder, Marlene Burns, W. James Dumble. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to
9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Sunday.

JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA Fine Arts Complex. South end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Continuing through August 12: Sculptors '98. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Saturdays.

LIONEL ROMBACH GALLERY. Gross Gallery Building. UA Fine Arts Complex, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Continuing through August 14: works by Kristin Decker, M. Kathryn Hoover and Zoë Schreiber. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

OLD PUEBLO FRAMEWORKS AND GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Continuing through June 5: It's All Apples and Oranges, pastels by Donna Helms. 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 221 N. Court Ave.: watercolors by Palmer Butler. Continuing at 110 S. Church Ave.: abstract, shaped canvases by Mike Stack. 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; and The Thinkers, by Eleanor Kohloss, Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street; Building Community Mural, by multi-age classes from Miles Exploratory Learning Center City Annex Building. 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 Ave. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information.

PHILABAUM CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS. 711 S. Sixth Ave. 884-7404. Continuing through August 15: Esprit de Corps, featuring new works by the glass artists of Tucson. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

ST. GREGORY ART GALLERY. 3231 N. Craycroft Road. Continuing through June 1: works by reverse glass painter Janet Miller. Call Barbara Rosenberg at 749-1162 for information.

TEMPLE GALLERY. 330 S. Scott Ave. 884-4875. Continuing through May 30: Canto de Mi Corazón: Recent Paintings, by Theresa Smith. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to
6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and prior to ATC performances. Call 624-7370 for information.

TOHONO CHUL PARK. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through June 14: Sing Down the Rain, illustrations by Michael Chiago from the book of the same name. Also continuing: ReVisions: Art From Recycled Materials, the found-object art of Steve Montes. Exhibit hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to
5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2. Call 742-6455 daily events schedule.

TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. Continuing through June 21: Directions: Point of Fracture, an installation by Amy Zuckerman combining photographs and tape recordings of the families of murder victims. Continuing through August 2: El Alma del Pueblo: Spanish Folk Art and its Transformation in the Americas, a folk-art exhibition of more than 300 objects depicting the enduring Spanish influence on Latino communities in the Americas. 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 August 9: Immersions, paintings by David Andres and photographs by Ann Simmons-Myers. Summer gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

WINGSPAN GALLERY. 300 E. Sixth St. 624-1779. Continuing through June 7: mixed media works by Richard Helmich. Call for gallery hours.

Last Chance

CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. 621-7968. UA campus, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. Continuing through May 24: Sea Change: The Seascape in Contemporary Photography, including works by 18 photographic artists. Hours are
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

CENTRAL ARTS COLLECTIVE. 188 E. Broadway. 623-5883. Continuing through May 30: paintings and prints by Melinda Morey and Amanda Yopp. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Thursday Night Art Walk and Downtown Saturday Nights.

DINNERWARE GALLERY. 135 E. Congress St. 792-4503. Continuing through May 23: Woven Together, an exhibition of tapestries by Ann Keuper. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.

ETHERTON GALLERY. 135 S. Sixth Ave. 624-7370. Continuing through July 15: The Arizona Tribes: Vintage Photographs and Native Crafts, a regional exhibition of collected photographs and native crafts from 1870 to 1930. Continuing through May 30: Theresa Smith: Paintings and Works on Paper. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.

OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through May 23: jewelry by Karen Gilbert and Chris Patzlaff, glass by Bennett Jordan and fiber by Linda Lewis. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

RAW GALLERY. 43 S. Sixth Ave. 882-6927. Continuing through May 23: 2-B/3-D, recent drawings by Rhod Lauffer, Dustin Leavitt and Paul Mirocha; and recent sculpture by Curt Brill. Also on exhibit: TAG artists present Black and White, an exhibition of small works in the RAW windows. Regular gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Thursday evening Art Walk, and during Downtown Saturday Nights.

T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Continuing through May 22: Metamortified: A Commentary on the State of Art in Tucson, a group exhibition. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

UNION GALLERY. UA Student Union, first floor. 621-6124. Continuing through May 28: 4 Play, an exhibition of collaborative paintings by Chris Carls, Jeffrey Levitch, Gregory Porcaro and Franzie Weldgen. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

WAREHOUSE IN RESIDENCE. 439 N. Sixth Ave. 622-3735. Continuing through May 28: 5 Rooms, 5 Senses, installation by Martina M. Thies. Exhibit hours are 6 to
8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, and Tuesday.

Out of Town

TUBAC CENTER FOR THE ARTS. 9 Plaza Road, Tubac. 398-2371. Continuing through May 31: Hi-Art, the annual exhibit of art from students of Sahuarita, Rio Rico, Nogales, Our Lady of Lourdes Academy and Patagonia high schools. Continuing through May 31 in the Members Gallery: jewelry, paintings and collage by Barbara Dexter, Barbara Lewis, Maureen Garrison, Connie Cook and Nancy Wilkoff. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Upstairs Film is currently accepting submissions for the new short film screening series, Mixed-Media Mondays, at the Club Congress. Acceptable formats are 8mm, 16mm and VHS tape. Films should 40 minutes or less, and independently produced. Send submissions to: Upstairs Film, P.O. Box 43098, Tucson, AZ 85733. Include SASE if you want materials returned. Call 622-1751 for information.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. The Desert Botanical Gardens announces a call for entries for the third annual Art In Bloom exhibit. Participating artists are required to submit for-sale works inspired by the Southwest desert environment, valued from $25 to $2,000, and one work valued at $125 for the silent auction. Call Jim Sudal (602) 754-8104 for applications. The deadline for entries is July 1.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. A national juried exhibition inspired by urban sprawl in the Sonoran Desert entitled Encroachment: Nowhere to Hide, seeks entries in all media from artists 18 and older. The application fee for up to three slides is $25. Deadline for entries is July 20. Send SASE to: Encroachment, Central Arts Collective, 188 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85701.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. T/PAC Community Gallery announces pre-submission meetings for two public art opportunities: $14,000 has been commissioned for art for a neighborhood center in Freedom Park. The meeting is at
4 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at the Columbus Branch Library, 4350 E. 22nd St. And $10,000 has been commissioned for artwork for SunTran's new University transit hub. The meeting is at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at the UA visitor center on campus. T/PAC is also seeking submissions of works in all media priced up to $1,800 by local artists for the City of Tucson's permanent collection. Perspective participants should submit up to four slides, slide sheet and résumé to T/PAC,
240 N. Stone Ave., by June 3. For information and application instructions, call Beth Hancock at 624-0595, ext. 21.

ANNUAL MEETING. Ortspace. 121 E. Seventh St. The Tucson Arts District Partnership holds their annual meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21. Activities include a Year-In-Review round-up, a dance performance by the Orts Theatre of Dance, musical entertainment by Chuck Koesters, and the election of new members to the Board of Directors. Call 624-9977 for general and nomination information.

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE. The International Arts Center is accepting applications for Artists-In-Residence from all disciplines, beginning in fall 1998. Applications are available between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Center, 516 N. Fifth Ave. Call 903-0918 for information.

ARTS BRIGADE. Calling community and neighborhood artists: Want to have some fun and help your community? The Tucson Arts Brigade is a multi-cultural, inter-generational collective of community-based cultural workers. For participation information, weekly events, donations of art supplies, or to commission the Arts Brigade for a project or program, call 791-9359; or email

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.

EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOPS. WomanKraft Castle Art Center. 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976. WomanKraft continues its Neighborhood Arts Empowerment Workshop Series from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Workshops are $10, free to anyone making less than $15,000 a year, carless or homeless. Children who are capable of working independently are welcome; others must have adult supervision. Pre-registration is required. Call 629-9976 for registration or for a schedule of upcoming workshops.

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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