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2023-2024 New Season Opening Reception

August 11, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us on Friday, August 11th, 5-7pm for the opening of a new season of exhibitions. The Members’ Open Exhibit in the main galleries includes 75 TCA member artists.
The new season always begins with the Members’ Open Exhibit, a non-juried art exhibition showcasing the varied artwork of TCA member artists. Awards selected by Kim Roseman, owner of K Newby Gallery will be presented during the opening reception by Debbie Barrios, TCA board president and gallery co-owner at Turquoise Tortoise Gallery in Tubac.

TCA member artist, Jimmy Descant of Tucson will build a sculpture in a live assemblage performance during the reception beginning at 5:15pm. Jimmy Descant is known among artists as a severe re-constructivist who works in a style he calls ‘Western Futurism.” Jimmy was recently interviewed on AZ Public Media. Watch the interview to learn more about this artist and his work.


In the Master Gallery, a fiber art exhibit of works by the 4 Common Corners Artist Group “Extremes in the Southwest.” Participating artists include:
Shannon Conley, Vicky Connelly, Nicole Dunn, Diana Fox, Debra Goley, Betty Hann, Bev Haring, Sandra Hoefner, Michelle Jackson, Anne Moats, Francis Murphy, Lynn Welsch, & Rosanna Lynne Welter.
The exhibit can also be viewed online at https://tubacarts.org/4-common-corners/.

The Studio gallery is invaded by light-emitting objects created by local artists from beyond the pale in the “ILLUMINARIATIONS” exhibit, curated and presented by teeemart.

The art center is also celebrating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Tubac School of Art in 1948 by famed artist, Dale Nichols helping to establish Tubac as an artist colony. The current Tubac School of Fine Art, the education division of TCA has launched a new season of art workshops with registration now open online at https://tubacarts.org/tubac-school-of-fine-art/.



August 11, 2023
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Tubac Center of the Arts
#9 Plaza Road
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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