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Goldenstein Gallery’s Susan Makara featured in Kathmandu

   August 14, 2017   

Goldenstein Gallery artist Susan Makara’s fascination with cairns began during a trip to Sedona in 2000. She never imagined that a morning excursion would take her paintings around the globe including becoming the favored piece at the United States Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal.

New ownership for Lanning, Turquoise Tortoise galleries

   August 14, 2017   

It is with great satisfaction that Sedona’s Grand Dame of Art, Peggy Lanning, founder of Lanning Gallery and Turquoise Tortoise Gallery in the heart of the Gallery District, announces her retirement, at the age of 84, and the sale of both galleries to an exciting art-loving couple, Thomas and Jennifer Bryant Nagel, currently of Flagstaff.

Sedona Arts Center director bound for New Zealand

   August 7, 2017   

The Sedona Arts Center Board of Directors has announced that after two and a half years at the helm, Executive Director Eric Holowacz will be stepping down in October to take a leadership role in his adopted country of New Zealand. Current Deputy Director, Vince Fazio, will continue the momentum and take over as executive director in mid-October. 

Eugenia Ortiz opens new gallery at The Collective

   August 7, 2017   

The Collective Sedona is proud to announce that a new art gallery has opened by visionary artist, Eugenia Ortiz. The Eugenia Ortiz Art gallery is located on the first floor, off the center courtyard, and directly behind the Magic Mandala Kaleidoscope Gallery. 

The ‘New and Novel’ at Lanning Gallery in Sedona

   July 30, 2017   

Lanning Gallery in Sedona, opens the new exhibition “New and Novel” to introduce works by exciting new artists and to introduce new works by current gallery artists as well. The exhibition opens with a 1st Friday reception, August 4th, from 5-8 pm.

Embrace the past with vintage jewelry at Turquoise Tortoise Gallery

   July 30, 2017   

Sedona’s Turquoise Tortoise Gallery puts the spotlight on yesterday and showcases the gallery’s impressive collection of Native American jewelry from the 1970s.

ColorFest exhibit opens at Goldenstein Gallery

   July 30, 2017   

We live in a world filled with color. It can evoke a mood and the colors we surround ourselves with directly influence the way we feel. Artists have a very personal relationship with color often using it consciously to communicate meaning in their work.

Fran McNamara’s abstract paintings showcased at Sedona City Hall

   July 30, 2017   

Fran McNamara’s captivating paintings are now showing at Sedona’s City Hall through the end of September.

Sedona Creative Gateways presents Noegenesis: Art as Information

   July 30, 2017   

Artists communicate through their work.  They share their inspiration, their experiences, their insight and feelings in response to the world around them.

Enjoy 1st Friday with Sedona Gallery Association

   July 30, 2017   

Sedona’s finest art galleries invite you to enjoy an evening of special guests, artist receptions and celebrations at their monthly 1st Friday in the Galleries Tour on Friday, August 4, from 5-8 p.m.

Artists’ Collective names new gallery director

   July 17, 2017   

Creative Gateways’ new gallery director has big plans to engage art enthusiasts, the community and collectors.   “I am thrilled to have been given the opportunity to help build such a team-driven art space,”  says Angela Palmer who joined the gallery in mid-June.   Palmer was chosen from a select group of finalists because of both her diverse background and the profound vision she had for the budding organization.  

Goldenstein Gallery celebrates National Day of the Cowboy

   July 17, 2017   

Grab your boots and hat, and head out to Goldenstein Gallery Saturday and Sunday July 22 and 23 for their celebration of the National Day of the Cowboy! One of the country’s most iconic symbols, the American Cowboy and Cowgirl has long seized imaginations across the globe.

Founder of ‘Collaborative Art WORKS’ demonstrates techniques

   July 10, 2017   

Sunshower Rose, founder of the ‘forever’ art movement called “Collaborative Art WORKS!” will discuss and demonstrate her technique of combining one art work with another at our local public libraries over the next few months.

Sedona’s Lanning Gallery to present an ‘American Experience’

   June 30, 2017   

Lanning Gallery in Sedona opens the new exhibition “American Experience” to celebrate this 4th of July month and showcase a range of artists who capture, in myriad styles and media, all the varied facets of our remarkable country. The exhibition opens with a 1st Friday reception, July 7th, from 5-8 p.m., which is free and open to the public.

‘Independent Vision’ showcased at Sedona’s Goldenstein Gallery

   June 30, 2017   

Original artwork holds a living presence. It has the power to illuminate, to make us feel, to take us to a place beyond ourselves. In diverse mediums it opens hearts and minds and our response to it is visceral and personal. Underneath this response lies the unspoken connection between the viewer and the artist that created the piece. Each work of art boldly distills the unique inner vision of the artist that created it innately imbuing it with this “living presence.” In July the award winning Goldenstein Gallery celebrates this connection between artist, artwork and collector with “Independent Vision.”

James Ratliff Gallery promises ‘Hot Deals’ in July exhibition

   June 30, 2017   

“Hot Deals,” an exhibition of gallery regulars, will open at Sedona’s James Ratliff Gallery , Hillside Sedona, 671 State Route 179, Suites AST-1 &  2,  Friday, July 7, with an opening reception 5-8 p.m.   This exhibition will continue through the month of July.

Freedom of Expression: A patriotic celebration of Art at Rowe Fine Art Gallery

   June 30, 2017   

As our country celebrates its 241st birthday in July, Rowe Fine Art Gallery salutes one of our most cherished freedoms on July 7 with a new show, Freedom of Expression. From 5 to 8 p.m., step into the gallery for a patriotic celebration featuring local artists and new artworks. And while you’re marveling at the art, keep in mind your personal freedom of expression. Take home a painting, sculpture or piece of jewelry that honors your own uniqueness, self-expression and exquisite taste.

Fired Up at Creative Gateways

   June 30, 2017   

For an artist, part of the magic of working with heat is that it is an alchemical dance between art and science.  The artist creates their piece, in clay or glass, places it in the kiln and then learns to let go. It is all about trust in the process.  An essential part of working in these mediums is the spirit of adventure -- because every time you open the kiln after a firing there is an element of surprise.

Arizona summer: colorful cactus at Turquoise Tortoise Gallery

   June 30, 2017   

In Sedona, Turquoise Tortoise Gallery puts the spotlight on colorful cactus compositions by Sharon Weiser. One of the gallery’s most popular artists, Weiser’s unique cactus paintings, in oil, make the perfect addition to Southwest décor.

New featured artists at Sedona Arts Center

   June 30, 2017   

Join Sedona Arts Center for First Friday, July 7th 5 -8 pm and help us welcome new featured artists into the Fine Art Gallery for July, August and September.

Jerome Co-op to celebrate Hotel Jerome’s 100th birthday in July

   June 26, 2017   

The Jerome Artists Co-op will be celebrating 100 years of history of the much loved Hotel Jerome in their Summer Membership show, “Celebrating 100 Years.”

Artistic showcase as Jerome hosts 1st Saturday Art Walk

   June 26, 2017   

First Saturday Jerome Art Walk celebrates the Fourth of July weekend in artistic style as galleries and studios open the doors for an evening of summertime enchantment on July 1.

‘Call to Artists Meeting’ announced for 2017 Fall Open Studios Tour

   June 5, 2017   

The Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition (SVAC) is holding a Launch Meeting on Friday June 9th at 10 AM for the Fall Open Studios Tour which will be held November 10-12, 2017. All Verde Valley artists who are interested in participating are invited to attend.

Sedona’s Legacy artists showcased in retrospective exhibition at SAC

   June 5, 2017   

As Sedona Arts Center looks to its 60th anniversary year in 2018, the nonprofit cultural organization is planning a series of exhibitions and events that celebrate our creative community and diverse artistic heritage.

Silk Painter Denise DeKemer is Guest Artist at the Village Gallery

   May 26, 2017   

The Village Gallery of Local Artists will host silk painter Denise DeKemer for two months as their Guest Artist, beginning with a reception on June 2nd from 5-8. Denise’s vibrantly colored silk paintings, prints, cards and scarves will be on display during the months of June and July.