Sedona Gallery Assn. presents 1st Friday Galleries Tour
Sedona's finest art galleries invite you to enjoy a special evening of openings, special guests, artist receptions and celebrations at their monthly 1st Friday in the Galleries Tour on Friday, July 1, from 5-8 p.m.
All guests are welcome to attend free of charge and ride the Sedona Trolley, which does continuous loops to the Gallery Row & Uptown locations. West Sedona locations, Goldenstein Gallery and Greg Lawson's Passion for Place, are not served by the Trolley.
Highlights of this month's events include:
Andrea Smith Gallery features Anah Laudenslager, a healing artist whose jewelry awakens women to their inner light radiance. Her masterfully hand-crafted, semi-precious gemstone jewelry is energetically cleared and recharged, and provides healing through resonance when worn on the body.
Goldenstein Gallery in West Sedona celebrates the unbounded imagination of their artists with "Freedom." A stirring exhibition that celebrates the independent spirit and style of their gallery artists, "Freedom" features inspiring array of work that is full of color, motion and a fresh yet sophisticated sensibility.
Gallery of Modern Masters showcases the Kiln-worked sculptural glass wall art of Doug Gillis whose goal is creating a modern vision of an ancient art form. Unique modular and contemporary glass form based on the aesthetic styling of the European Bauhaus designs. There will be an artist's presentation at 6:30 p.m.
Experience eye-catching wildlife encounters, many up close and personal, through the images of acclaimed naturalist-photographer Greg Lawson in his "Face to Face" exhibition at Greg Lawson's Passion for Place Gallery in West Sedona. View classic favorites and never-before-seen images as Lawson shares his menagerie of animal close-ups along with stories from being behind the lens around the world at Arizona's largest exclusive image gallery.
Honshin Fine Art celebrates Interdependence Day! Exploring the interdependence and oneness of all things as expressed through art. Their highly anticipated "Poetry on the Porch," a monthly presentation by Nicholas Kirsten Honshin, takes place at 7:30 p.m.
James Ratliff Gallery presents a selection of fine art paintings each bringing its own unique joy through color. Enjoy the wonderful addition vibrant colors contribute to a room.
Lanning Gallery opens "Experience of Nature: The Art of Judith Monroe" to showcase the artist's unique mixed media Sedona landscapes created with photo transfers, acrylic medium and collage. Through July 10th.
Lark Art celebrates "Man's Best Friend ... The Endearing Dog Paintings of Ally Sulpy." Allys talent as a painter converges with her love of dogs to create dog paintings sure to make you smile. With over 60 breeds represented, you just might find the dog painting youd treasure forever.
Mountain Trails Gallery Features sculpture by 15 figurative Western and wildlife sculptors including Bryce Pettit's roadrunner "Sedona Speedster", Susan Kliewer's Hopi Koshares "More Mischief", and Michael Trcic's mountain lion "South Rim Sentinel". New wildlife paintings by Joe Garcia, desert landscapes by William Scott Jennings, and Sedona plein-air paintings by Betty Carr.
Red View Gallery, Sedona's newest fine art gallery is proud to present Georgia O'Keeffe, R. C. Gorman, Frank Howell, Amado Peña and others. This is a must see destination for those in love with the Southwest.
The sculptures at Rowe Fine Art Gallery are sizzling during the gallery's new show, "Red Hot." Sculptors Erik Petersen and Ken Rowe will debut new works and discuss their inspiration and technique. The gallery will also shine the spotlight and its renowned jewelers.
Sedona Arts Center's exhibition "Of the Earth" features over 35 local artists presenting works created using materials from the Earth or celebrating the Earth. The show running from July 1 to August 2 includes paintings, jewelry, fiber art, ceramics and so much more.
Turquoise Tortoise Gallery opens "Fusion Folk Art: Gregory Lomayesva" showcasing Pop Art inspired wood carvings of figures and masks taken from kachina and mudhead forms. The Hopi/Hispanic artist is a critics' favorite Through July 10th.
For more information on the Sedona Gallery Association please visit www.SedonaGalleryAssociation.com where you can find a complete listing of galleries and a printable map to all locations or you can also find them on Facebook.
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