Hidden in the Hills Artist Studio Tour & Sale

November 2015 CST.inddForty-four working artists, along with their guest artists, will open their home studios for the Sonoran Arts League’s 19th Annual Hidden in the Hills Artist Studio Tour & Sale November 20–22 and November 27–29. Between the hours of 10am and 5pm, attendees can visit open studios and purchase original artwork in this free self-guided tour throughout the picturesque Sonoran Foothills of Cave Creek, Carefree and North Scottsdale.

Sonoran Arts League artists will open their private art studios where the public can observe artists at work and gain insight into their materials and technique. This signature event features a variety of artistic genres and mediums – acrylic, bronze, ceramics, glass, gourd, jewelry, metal, photography, every art form in between, in a variety of styles and mediums.

“The Hidden in the Hills Studio Tour and Sale is the largest and longest running six-day tour in Arizona,” says Natalie Nai-che, president of the board of directors, Sonoran Arts League. “The event is an opportunity for art enthusiasts, collectors and the general public to connect and converse with nationally recognized and emerging new artists and gain insight into the creative process.”

The 2015 Hidden in the Hills Artists Directory is available now and can be purchased for $5 online. For more information, call 480.575.6624 or visit www.hiddeninthehills.org.

 

See page 55 of this month’s issue for more coverage!

Cool Off With Hot Art This Summer

“Red Rimmed Beauty” by Betsy Anderson Photography (www.betsyandersonphotography.com)

“Red Rimmed Beauty” by Betsy Anderson Photography (www.betsyandersonphotography.com)

The Sonoran Arts League will present its Hot Art – Cool Show exhibit at Desert Foothills Library through October 3. Visitors can view some spectacular art and maybe find a piece that will fit into that perfect spot in the home.

Participating artists include Betsy Anderson, Beth Benowich, Tamara Benton, Mary Boehm, Jane Boggs, Jim Bruce, Judy Bruce, Linda Budge, Mark Carroll, Nancy Christy-Moore, Paula Cullison, Lucy Dickens, Katalin Ehling, Bela Fidel, Karne Friend, Sylvia Fugmann-Brongo, Marty Gibson, Valerie Hildebrand, Hank Keneally, Arlene Meyer, Marg Nelssen, Carole Perry, Richie Parris, Judith Rothenstein-Putzer, Christine Sandifur, A O Tucker and Kim Walker.
Betsy Anderson, Beth Benowich, Tamara Benton, Mary Boehm, Jane Boggs, Jim Bruce, Judy Bruce, Linda Budge, Mark Carroll, Nancy Christy-Moore, Paula Cullison, Lucy Dickens, Katalin Ehling, Bela Fidel, Karne Friend, Sylvia Fugmann-Brongo, Marty Gibson, Valerie Hildebrand, Hank Keneally, Arlene Meyer, Marg Nelssen, Carole Perry, Richie Parris, Judith Rothenstein-Putzer, Christine Sandifur, A O Tucker, Kim Walker

All exhibited art is for sale and can be purchased at the main desk in the library. In addition, save the date for an artist reception scheduled for August 8 from 4-5:30pm. Betsy Anderson, Beth Benowich, Tamara Benton, Mary Boehm, Jane Boggs, Jim Bruce, Judy Bruce, Linda Budge, Mark Carroll, Nancy Christy-Moore, Paula Cullison, Lucy Dickens, Katalin Ehling, Bela Fidel, Karne Friend, Sylvia Fugmann-Brongo, Marty Gibson, Valerie Hildebrand, Hank Keneally, Arlene Meyer, Marg Nelssen, Carole Perry, Richie Parris, Judith Rothenstein-Putzer, Christine Sandifur, A O Tucker, Kim Walker

Desert Foothills Library, located at 38443 North Schoolhouse Road in Cave Creek. For more information, call 480.488.2286 or visit www.desertfoothillslibrary.org.

Celebrate Spring With Art In The Garden

Artist Chela Mischke; photo by VickilynHussey

Artist Chela Mischke; photo by VickilynHussey

Art in the Garden offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate Spring with art, free entertainment and fun family activities at Desert Foothills Library April 18, 10:30am-1:30pm.

Special Art in the Garden events in the library include dynamic storytelling in the Community Room. From 10:30am-11:30am, Fran Rosenthal will tell one of the most popular stories of all time, “Peter and the Wolf.” From 11:30am-1:30pm, school principals and other dignitaries will introduce their favorite books. Out on the Library’s Waterfall Terrace, there will be a continuous flow of music, dance, choral and theatrical performances. Guests are invited to join in the festive atmosphere by dressing creatively or in costume.

There will be an Education & Community Services and Sonoran Arts League “Child’s Play and Kid’s Club Art Contest” Winners Art Exhibition, in addition to a wide array of informational tables hosted by community organizations. Participants include Sonoran Arts League, Education & Community Services (CCUSD), Desert Foothills Library, Scully Learning Center, Desert Artists and Arizona Art Alliance Extra Special Art Classes, Desert Awareness and more.

A highlight of Art in the Garden is the Sonoran Arts League’s “Art Stuff Sale,” which offers everything from art supplies, framing materials, books and props.

Desert Foothills Library is located at 38443 North Schoolhouse Road in Cave Creek. For more information, call 480.488.2286 or visit www.desertfoothillslibrary.org.

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