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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.
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.
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.
Enjoy an evening of classical guitar with world renown composer/performer, Brad Richter.