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Artist of The Month

Cheri Allen poses with a “signature” painting.

Bringing beauty into homes is Cheri Allen’s goal LaVerne Kyriss Cheri Allen’s creative bent showed up early. She was designing rooms as a five year old, pushing her bed around to create different arrangements. It really took off in fifth grade when she won an art contest for her drawing entry at St. Thomas Aquinas…

Paul Kopp wins award

Artist Paul Kopp with his winning composition In the Hunt which took first place at the February Southern Arizona Arts Guild’s monthly competition; photo by Jim Morris.

Mary Kopp SaddleBrooke artist Paul Kopp recently received the Southern Arizona Arts Guild’s Artist of the Month award. The Guild features a monthly competition for emerging artists that culminates in its annual selection of Artist of the Year from the 12 monthly winners. Kopp’s winning piece is an oil on canvas work titled The Eyes…

Schedule of upcoming art classes

Janet Tucker This is a great time to sign up for an art class. No experience is required and everyone is welcome. Listed below are the classes for March. The remainder of the 2016 calendar is under development. Always check the website for the most up to date schedule, prices, descriptions and supply lists: www.saddlebrookefinearts.org/classes.…

Artist of the Month

Marilynn Davis pauses in her studio surrounded by tools and partially created works.

Marilynn Davis – Visual Storyteller LaVerne Kyriss The pieces (mostly in pencil, chalk, watercolor and mixed media) by Marilynn Davis tell stories. “I mostly draw people. The settings and mediums vary, but each piece tells a story.” Just look at any of the pieces hanging on the walls of her SaddleBrooke home and the viewer…

Spring Arts and Crafts Fair

Eve Fly If you miss the spring SaddleBrooke Arts and Crafts Fair, you’ll be missing a lot of talent! Our show has over 100 talented SaddleBrooke residents plying their wares. What makes this show different is that so many different medias are represented. You’ll find sculpture, authors signing their books, carved wood, fused and blown…

Spring Art Show features outstanding array of artists

‘Stampede’ by Dolores Root

You will be blown away by the artwork at SaddleBrooke’s Spring Fine Art Show in February. From oil painting, watercolor, collage and photography there is something for everyone. Don’t be fooled that this group of talented seniors are amateurs. Many of the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild members have art degrees and have been painting or…

UAMA Art Lecture Series notice

A landscape by Ritchel

Vicki Cunningham On February 2 Tammy Beardon, one of our own UAMA docents, spoke on The Realists. Tammy presented a stunning showcase of landscape, still life and genre paintings that were featured in this presentation of 20th century American Representational Art from the Permanent Collection of the University of Arizona Museum of Art. Let your…

Artist of The Month

Kathy Borchert’s painting, Wild Poppies, textiles blouse and scarf. Photo by J. Cohen

Jacqueline Cohen Often talent runs in families. For Kathy Borchert this belief holds true within her close-knit family of gifted artists. With an aunt who is a recognized painter and an adored cousin who teaches junior college art and is a master watercolorist, Kathy’s creativity was encouraged from an early age. Born in Humboldt, Tennessee,…

Artists who loved the land

Seascape by Roy Lichtenstein

Vicki Cunningham On Thursday, October 8 at 2:00 p.m., Carolyn Rivers, a docent with The University of Arizona Museum of Art, will be presenting Artists Who Loved the Land at SaddleBrooke’s HOA 2 East Ballroom at MountainView Clubhouse. This is a free presentation to SaddleBrooke residents as well as the public, so bring your friends.…

WANTED – SaddleBrooke Artisans

Barbara Johnson The 2015 SaddleBrooke Fall Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on Saturday, November 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the MountainView Clubhouse. This fair is open to all SaddleBrooke residents who create their own items in many areas – woodcarving, tile works, painting, photography, apparel, jewelry, pottery, gourds, etc. We…