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Artist of the Month

Fred Flanagan pauses in his studio with an in-progress work, Buffalo Mist.

LaVerne Kyriss Eclectic is how Fred Flanagan describes his art. But eclectic could also be used to describe his other interests. You’ll find him playing table tennis five days a week, jamming on guitar with a local group every month and serving with his wife Pat as the voices at the other end of the…

Art in the Garden April 23

Enjoy a tiny garden with a small water feature and an enormous view.

Nan Nasser Have you ever vacationed at a beach and wandered along the water line looking for/at shells? I have brought home many treasures and then didn’t know quite what to do with them. SaddleBrooke resident Suzanne Stewart knows exactly what to do with those beauties, designing one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry that will be on…

Artist of The Month

Gift Shop Artist of the Month Tom Costner Karen Lingelbach not only brings an array of creative fabric gifts perfect for every home and family as the 15 year Manager of the SaddleBrooke Gift Shop, she brings a rich history of your “Gift Shop Just Around the Corner.” A native of upstate New York, Karen…

Artist of the Month: Joanna Voisine

Joanna Voisine pauses in her studio.

LaVerne Kyriss Mrs. Owens taught art at Buena Vista Elementary School in Colorado Springs, Colorado and first got Joanna Voisine interested in exploring her creative side. “I always liked to draw and she gave us lots of exposure, but that was the extent of my art for years,” she remembered. The Pittsburg native worked in…

Artist of the Month

Karen Brungardt pauses in her studio.

Karen Brungardt: Aiming for the wow factor LaVerne Kyriss Karen Brungardt grew up in the Midwest and doodled as a child, but didn’t take her first art class until she was a senior in high school. That interest led to a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania but few marketable skills.…

25th annual Oracle Artist Studio Tour

Laura Stiltner - wall hanging

Diana Creighton Seeing art where it is made and talking with the artists is an event any time, but it’s a really memorable experience among the oaks and granite boulders in the Arizona high desert on the north slope of the Catalina Mountains. This year the opportunity comes on April 8 and 9 when Oracle’s…

Celebration of Watercolor

Karen Brungardt Seven watercolor artists, all SaddleBrooke residents, have come together to present their various styles in watercolor media in a special one-day event. All seven are award winning artists, with awards ranging from Best of Show to Juror’s Award of Merit among others. They are all Juried and/or Signature members of the Southern Arizona…

Fine Arts Guild’s lecture March 1

The Woodchopper, by Thomas Hart Benton

Tammy Bearden The third and final lecture in the series presented by the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild, in partnership with the University of Arizona Museum of Art, will take place on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Ballroom West in the MountainView Clubhouse. The presenter will be docent Brack Brown, who…

Winter art classes

Jenni Long If you are looking for some fun and creative activities this winter, look no further than the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild. They are offering a variety of art classes including guest instructors Pat Dolan and Barry Dodge from The Drawing Studio. Their classes are Contemporary Sumi-e, Drawing and Painting with Your IPad and…