Tag: art

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…

Shop for unique gifts at Oracle Holiday Market

Slip Trailed Dog, high-fired stoneware by Susie Cochran

Val Bembenek Now in its eighth year and well-known for offering distinctive creations by Oracle artists and artisans, the Holiday Gifts and Art Market is open Wednesday through Sunday in December. This year, 12 artists have set up at 35 W. American Avenue, a white cottage just west of St. Helen Church. It’s open 10:00…

Pink Door Gallery to host artists’ reception

Esther Rogoway The Pink Door Gallery and Studio will be having a reception for George C. Penaloza, a wonderful ceramicist, and Beth Ray, a well-known plein air artist on January 10 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at 201 N. Court Avenue in Tucson. George C. Penaloza is a wonderful ceramicist with the most unusual work.…

Pottery club members reach out to Oracle students

Harriet Hason What does pottery have to do with the global economy? It’s all about creativity, innovation, problem solving and ingenuity! This summer a team of SaddleBrooke Pottery Club members participated in a summer school program with over 40 students, grades four through seven, from the Mountain Vista School in Oracle. The workshop focused on…

Fall/early winter art classes gets underway

Kay Sullivan The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild classes are underway. To register, print the registration form (big brown button at the top of the class’s page of the website) and mail it along with your check to the Guild Registrar according to the instructions. Please check the website for descriptions and supply lists: www.saddlebrookefinearts.org/classes. Classes…

Summer art classes have begun

Kay Sullivan Summer art classes have begun. Interested in trying some new types of art instruction? Ask your friends to join you in a class and check the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild website at www.saddlebrookefinearts.org to obtain descriptions, supplies needed and cost. To register you must contact the instructor. These half day classes provide a great…