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Living Legend: John Soderberg back in the studio after pushing through health crisis

By Cindy Cole    May 25, 2022   

The first time I met John Soderberg, he was dressed in a red Santa suit with a pillow stuffed in the belly and his natural white hair and beard framing his gentle eyes under the Santa hat. Every kid waiting in line to receive a gift from him and tell him their most heartfelt wishes believed beyond a doubt he was the real thing. And, in his life, he has proven them right, with or without the Santa suit.

Sedona Visual Artists present 20th Annual Exhibition

   May 21, 2022   

The Sedona Visual Artists Coalition (SVAC) 20th Annual Exhibition will run through May 28 at the Sedona Arts Center in the Special Exhibition Gallery.

Library hosts Bear Schutz introspection

   May 18, 2022   

Art in the Clark is thrilled to present “Eartha - an Introspection” by Bear Schutz, on view now until the end of May at the Clark Memorial Library.

Exhibition on Screen ‘Pissarro: Father of Impressionism’ May 24

   May 18, 2022   

Sedona International Film Festival presents the Exhibition on Screen series with “Pissarro: Father of Impressionism”. The event will show in Sedona on Tuesday, May 24 at 4 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Local plein aire painter Cindy Carrillo hosted for artist signing

   May 18, 2022   

Carre d’artistes in Tlaquepaque is showcasing Arizona plein aire painter Cindy Carrillo with an artist signing on Saturday, May 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m

Great Art on Screen ‘Tutankhamun: The Last Exhibition’ premieres May 17

   May 11, 2022   

Sedona International Film Festival presents the “Great Art on Screen” series with “Tutankhamun: The Last Exhibition.” The event will show in Sedona on Tuesday, May 17 at 4 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Ceramicist Kenneth Barnes featured artist at Village Gallery in VOC

   May 11, 2022   

Ceramic artist Kenneth Barnes will be featured during the month of May at the Village Gallery of Local Artists.

Mimi’s to feature Segal for ‘Roam in Jerome’

   May 4, 2022   

Saturday, May 7, Mimi’s Open Studio and Gallery in Jerome is celebrating First Saturday “Roam in Jerome” with Pamela Segal, who will be demonstrating a unique art process of painting for beginners who want to work in acrylics. She will also have her current art work on display.

First Friday at Wyatt Gallery features Yellow Bird

   May 4, 2022   

The Wyatt Gallery at Hillside is honored to present a storytelling night with world renowned Native American artist Monte Yellow Bird, a member of the Arikara and Hidatsa Nation originally from Fort Berthold Reservation, in North Dakota.

‘Looking West’ focus of First Friday at Mountain Trails Gallery

   May 4, 2022   

The exhibit opens with a reception on Friday, May 6, 4-7 p.m., and continues throughout the month of May.

Rowe Fine Art Gallery is ‘femme powered’ for First Friday

   April 27, 2022   

Perhaps it’s due to the pioneer spirit that seems to be woven into the fabric of the American West.

Sedona Spring Open Studios Tour returns April 22-24

   April 20, 2022   

The Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition (SVAC) will host the 19th annual Sedona Spring Open Studios Tour, taking place over the weekend of April 22-24.

NAWS program highlights design process of narrative painter Mary Helsaple

   April 13, 2022   

Have you ever wondered how a successful illustrator plans their visual stories? Sedona’s own Mary Helsaple has a personal approach to planning the painting of an idea that she would like to share with you.

Rosemary Nelson named EVAA Artist of the Month

   April 6, 2022   

El Valle Artist Association Artist of the Month for March is Rosemary Nelson for her work “Cactus Crossroads,” an original oil painting.

Escape to a different dimension at Rowe Fine Art Gallery

   March 30, 2022   

The most relevant art often reflects the time in which it was created, and Rowe Fine Art Gallery’s esteemed sculptors spent the winter producing – or, in one case, trying to produce – artwork that responds to the state of the world and their state of mind.

Jerome Artists’ Cooperative Gallery: What Flows Through the ‘Flo’

   March 30, 2022   

The Jerome Artists’ Cooperative Gallery presents, “What Flows through the “Flo,” featuring multi-media member-artist Florence (Flo) Flynn from March 30 – May 31.

Village Gallery of Local Artists features Sharon Hall

   March 30, 2022   

The Village Gallery of Local Artists features the amazing artwork of Sharon Hall during the month of April 2022.

Exhibition on Screen 'Easter in Art' encore April 5

   March 30, 2022   

Sedona International Film Festival presents the Exhibition on Screen series with the encore of “Easter in Art.” The event will show in Sedona on Tuesday, April 5, at 4 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Mimi’s Open Studio hosts Roam in Jerome

   March 30, 2022   

Roam in Jerome at Mimi’s Open Studio and Gallery is April 2, 5-8 p.m., and features artist and college professor Joleen Voss-Rodriguez.

Storytelling in Sculpture & Painting at Mountain Trails Gallery

   March 30, 2022   

Mountain Trails Gallery presents “Storytelling in Sculpture & Painting” featuring artists who are passionate narrators, recorders, and raconteurs in their chosen medium.

SIFF hosts Ted Grussing photographic program March 25-26

   March 23, 2022   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents “An Evening with Ted: Exploring Central and Northern Arizona”. There will be two shows: Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 26, at 4 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Sedona Film Fest presents ‘Napoleon: In the Name of Art’ premieres March 29

   March 23, 2022   

Sedona International Film Festival presents the Great Art on Screen series with “Napoleon: In the Name of Art”. The event will show in Sedona on Tuesday, March 29, at 4 and 7 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

NAWS hosts figure-drawing and painting demonstration

   March 16, 2022   

People are fascinating.

Sedona’s Rumi Tree Art Gallery presents spring show with Dutch artist Théo Schildkamp

   March 16, 2022   

Among the thousands of poems attributed to the 13th-century Persian poet Rumi is one that begins, “Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about ...”

Verde Valley artists honored at Phippen Art Museum

   March 16, 2022   

Artist Don Rantz will host a free pastel demonstration on March 19 to kick off the opening of the Arizona Pastel Artists Association 2022 International Exhibition and Sale being held at the Phippen Art Museum.