Category Archives: first friday at the galleries

Bold Vision exhibit: Sedona Arts Center, 11/7-11/23

novpostSedona Arts Center invites you to explore the work of artists who exhibit great spirit and courage with their use of color, design and materials in this month’s exhibit entitled, “Bold Vision” November 7-23, 2014. Meet the artists and art patrons at the opening exhibition Friday, November 7 from 5-8 pm This month features: Gale Craig (mixed media), Miro FitzGerald (acrylic, oil), Christie Palmer (acrylic), Judy Classen (jewelry) and Lyn & Ken Mikell (ceramics).

This First Friday also marks the annual student ceramics sale! Join Sedona Arts Center for this incredible sale in the Ceramics Studio from 5-8 pm, where you can see and purchase inspiring works from participating student artists. This is a great opportunity to collect that one-of-a-kind work by these emerging and incredibly talented artists.

ALSO! Don’t miss the Dia De Los Muertos & Fabulous Fakes Exhibits in the Special Exhibitions Gallery! Click here for an interactive 360-degree sneak-peek!

Artists Demonstrations This Month:

*Christie Palmer (Acrylic) Nov. 8,12, 21: 1:00-4:00 pm

Nancy Bihler (Jewelry) Nov. 9, 16, 23, 30: 10:00 am-1:30 pm

Julie Ronning Talbot (Watercolor) Nov. 9, 16, 23, 30: 1:30-4:30 pm

Helen Parker-Lande (Drawing) Nov. 10, 17, 24: 10:00 am-1:30 pm

*Miro FitzGerald (Acrylic) Nov. 11, 20: 11:00 am-2:00 pm

*Gale Craig (Mixed media) Nov. 11: 2:00-4:00 pm

Joan Roberts (Jewelry) Nov. 12, 19, 26: 1:30-4:30 pm

*Lyn Mikell (Ceramics) Nov. 18: 11:00 am-2:00 pm

*Judy Classen (Jewelry) Nov. 19, 26: 10:00 am-1:30 pm

*Featured Artist

Visit Sedona Arts Center first, where more than 400 artists teach, study and follow their passion! Sedona Arts Center features a new themed exhibit each month with truly outstanding local artists. The Fine Art Gallery is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm with Opening Receptions every First Friday of the month from 5 to 8 pm. Sedona Arts Center is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit educational institution dedicated to nurturing creative discovery, learning and sharing through arts education and artistic development. For more information call 928.282.3809 or visit SedonaArtsCenter.org.

First Friday at Sedona Arts Center Kicks Off 4th Annual Sedona Pin-up Show May 1st


First Friday at Sedona Arts Center
Beauty of Light Exhibit, Talented Poets, Pin-up Show

SEDONA, AZ. (April 22, 2008): Mark your calendars for the Sedona Arts Center’s First Friday Activities on May 1st, 5 – 8pm. The evening opens at 4:00pm for an hour of poetry at Poets Corner. Enjoy the return of two audience favorites: KC Baker from San Francisco and Amy Mae Calhoun from Prescott. Opening for them will be Lynn Heil from Sedona who will be reading his poetry publicly for the first time. Poets Corner performances will be followed by opening receptions from 5 – 8pm for the Center’s two new exhibits. Join us for evening of art and fun! Everyone is invited – no admission for the events.

The Fine Art Gallery’s May exhibit, “Beauty of Light,” is one that you do not want to miss. The show features the unique works of four talented member artists: Marlys K. Mallet and Michael Redhawk with their captivating Unison Series, amazing art quilts by Jane Defoe, beautiful ceramic art by Dennis Ott, and exquisite jewelry by Michael Redhawk. The exhibit will run through June 3rd ~ open daily from 10am – 5pm.

The 4th Annual Sedona Pin-Up Show, located in the Community Gallery, is a celebration of art in the raw – ready for you to find those pieces you cannot live without – and later enjoy the experience of choosing the matting and frames that will harmonize perfectly with your home or office decor. This could be the opportunity of a lifetime to buy a piece created by a local well-known artist or possibly one yet undiscovered at a very reasonable price. Everything in the show will be priced from $50 to $500 – something is bound to catch your eye – and match your pocketbook! This unusual and exciting exhibition runs for only three days! It opens with the reception on Friday, May 1st from 5 – 8pm and continues on Saturday, May 2nd and Sunday, May 3rd from 10am – 5pm.

The Annual Pinup Show was organized four years ago to attract a wide variety of artists from all around the area. The show is unusual for Sedona and the Arts Center because it is non-juried and open to all artists of any level from Yavapai and Coconino Counties – including children.

Begin the evening with the Poetry Readings in the Sculpture Garden, join the revelry and buying frenzy at the 4th Annual Pin-up Show in the Community Gallery, and bask in the beauty of the unique creations by the featured artists in the Fine Art Gallery.

The Sedona Arts Center is located at State Route 89A & Art Barn Road in uptown Sedona. The Galleries are open daily from 10-5. For more information call 928-282-3809 or visit http://www.sedonaartscenter.com/.