Jerona Café Art Show showcases work of Harold Ullery
Featured artist Harold Ullery will show his works of art from July 24 through Sept. 24 at Jerona Café, 677 E. Mingus Ave. across from the Cottonwood Post Office.
Jerona Café maintains a strong interest in local art. Jerona takes no commissions on art sales, encouraging possible discounts through direct sales. An opening reception will be held Saturday, July 27, noon to 2 p.m. Ullery will be on site to welcome all art lovers.
Ullery is a full-time artist and has been most of his life. Being a multi-media artist, he will exhibit over 50 works of art representing oils, pastels, and pencil drawings. Most of the art being shown is of Ullery's most recent creations.
He also specializes in sculpture and works with both bronze and welded steel. Among other things he is a certified silver and goldsmith. In college he also studied lapidary and cuts and polishes most of his own stones.
Ullery is a born and raised "Hoosier" from Elkhart, Ind\. In his early 20s, he enrolled at the American Academy of Art, Chicago Ill.
After graduating, he spent 13 years working as a commercial artist. He later moved to Casper, WY where he continued his studies at Casper College. In Wyoming, Ullery worked as a big game outfitter and guide, which explains his love for wildlife art.
Twenty years later, Ullery and his wife moved to Lake Havasu City, where they owned a business and he enrolled in Mohave Community College as a full-time fine arts student. He graduated in 2004. They then moved to Cottonwood AZ where they now reside.
Harold still enjoys his studies at Yavapai College and is very active in the community, teaching personal classes and workshops in oils, acrylics and pastels. He is a member of the Sedona Art Center and also shows his work at that location. He is an active member of El Valle Artist Association and participates in most local events.