Gary Aagaard, Sambuca & Cigarettes (after Degas) oil on canvas Inna Rohr, “After Hours,” oil on gesso board, Aaron Thomas Roth, The Fallen, heat transfer collage melted onto 300lb Arches watercolor paper Body memory is a hypothesis that the body itself is capable of storing memories. Featuring the work of Tucson artists, Gary Aagaard, Inna Rohr, & Aaron Thomas Roth, this exhibition examines contemporary figurative art and its relationship to pain, pleasure, culture, and the notional idea that the body retains it all. “Body Memory” is on…
The 19 exhibition features artists along the I-19 arts corridor from Nogales to South Tucson including the Pascua Yaqui Xavier and Tohono Oo’dham nations, City of South Tucson, Sahuarita, Green Valley, Amado, Tubac, Tumacacori-Carmen, Rio Rico, and Nogales.
View the work of mixed media artist, Amy Pilger, Members’ Open Best of Show winner in the Studio Gallery through October 1. Originally from Colorado, Amy now resides in Green Valley, AZ where she focuses on her art making and is involved in art organizations.
The work of our Members’ Open Exhibit, Best of Show winner, Amy Pilger will be on display in the Studio Gallery, September 8 – October 1, 2017.
Youth is a juried exhibition of artists in Arizona between 18-28 years-old and will include work in 2-D and 3-D art in any category. This exhibition will be juried by artist Brianna Miller and curator Michael Fenlason.
In this 3-day oil painting workshop with artist, David Simons, students will learn how to see with the painter’s eye.
Conversation with the artist/filmmaker about the feature film adaptation of Czech writer Bohuil Habal’s beloved book set during the Russian occupation of Czechoslovakia during the 40’s and 5o’s. Learn about the book, its author and the how/why of it is being made into a film using puppets. A two minute trailer of the film will be shown. Free for members, $8 suggested donation for guests and nonmembers.
Please join us for the opening reception of “Cabot & Cowboys” featuring the work of Tubac artist, Hugh Cabot, Friday, October 27th, 5-7pm. The exhibit will also include cowboy trappings. The exhibit continues through December 3, 2017. Opening in the Masters Gallery, “Masters At Work” presents the art of the living master artists, Virginia Hall, Tom Hill, Bobb Vann, and Nicholas Wilson.
Join TCA’s living Master Artists for a lively panel discussion.
Enjoy an evening concert with the Manhattan Dolls, a swing-style female vocal trio with the sound of The Andrews Sisters.
BASKETS FOR ALL SEASONS
The orginal “carry all” for all cultures, baskets have always been a part of everyday life for people throughout the world. Visit Tubac Center of the Arts to see Native American basketweavers at work, learn about the various kinds and types of basketry created today using techniques that have been passed on for generations. Baskets of all sizes and shapes will be available for purchase as gifts or for your own basket collection.
Tucson artist, Marvin Shaver moves beyond painting and explores a wide range of materials to break from a two dimensional surface. Working with plaster and newspaper, the final result after burning off the paper is a surface reminiscent of a landscape. “I want the materials and process to determine both action and outcome. Painting is the foundation of my life as an artist, and I continue to draw from it. How will we gather information in the digital age and what will…
Join us for the opening reception for Tucson artist, Marvin Shaver. Shaver moves beyond painting and explores a wide range of materials to break from a two dimensional surface. Working with plaster and newspaper, the final result after burning off the paper is a surface reminiscent of a landscape. “I want the materials and process to determine both action and outcome. Painting is the foundation of my life as an artist, and I continue to draw from it. How will we gather information…
Please join us for the opening reception of the Members’ Juried Exhibit, Friday, December 8th, 5-7pm. This annual exhibit is juried this year by Tucson artist, Marvin Shaver and showcases select works by TCA member artists. Marvin’s work will be on display in the Studio gallery concurrently with the Members’ Juried Exhibit. Image: “Summer Garden,” Bruce Baughman, 2016 Members’ Juried Exhibit Best of Show winner.
Royce Manual, an expert from the Arizona Humanities Council will talk about woven art and use of the Tohono O’odham “Burden Baskets” and basket making traditions throughout the southwest.
TCA’s exhibit, Tucson Skies, is an exhibition of photography illustrating the skies over Tucson. In collaboration with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, photography will display in this exhibition at the Tubac Center of the Arts and subsequently select digital images of the work will be shown at the Tucson Symphony Orchestra during an original composition by Tucson native, composer Anthony Constantino. Photographs illustrate Tucson skies at day, dusk, and/or night. Jurors: John P. Schaefer and Peter Ensenberger
Enjoy an evening of classical guitar with world renown composer/performer, Brad Richter.
Val Vigoda is an electric violinist, singer, writer, former Army lieutenant, and founding member of the band GrooveLily. She has toured the world with Cyndi Lauper, Joe Jackson and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and is now launching her solo live-looping multimedia project, Just Getting Good.
Tucson Museum of Art docent, Susie Heinz will immerse us in the color, pattern, and texture of one of the greatest artists of the 20th Century, Henri Matisse.
Travel with Fiesta Tours, Intl. to Kino Bay in Sonora, Mexico, and experience the unique cultural area filled with traditional crafts, incredible food, and a relaxing beach atmosphere.
The play is a triangle of interests: the painting, the friendships and the need to always be right. Questions about the meaning of strange modern art and strange modern friendships–and how they’re sometimes not all that different–fly thick in the limelight.
What is ART? As the conversations move from the theoretical to the personal, three friends are forced to ask questions not only about the nature of art, but about the nature of friendship.
Artist, Felice House discusses her work and the role of women in the classic western stories.
Join us for the opening reception of this accomplished figurative painter who strives, through her portraits of women, to provide a counterpoint to the passive representations found in art historical tradition. Her subjects are beautiful and observable, but they are not consumable.
TSO Brass Quintet has a versatile repertoire ranging from the Baroque to Broadway and Dixieland Jazz to traditional classics. A brass quintet is the most powerful of the chamber ensembles and can fill up a hall with its grand sound like an organ.
Join Dr. Rubin Naiman in a discussion of the intimate relationship between dreaming and artistic expression. Using illustrative slides and poetry, Dr. Naiman will review the role that both night and waking dreams play in creativity. He will also discuss the consequences of dream loss and strategies for promoting healthy dreams.