Jerome AZ (December 26, 2017) – Let the party continue the Saturday after New Year’s Eve with the January 6th Jerome Art Walk. Take the convenient shuttle throughout the town to visit 25 galleries and studios from the Old Jerome High School up the hill to Jan Bruso at The Funky Side Studio in the UVX Building and right near the lovely Surgeon’s House on Hill Street. The lively gallery group welcomes back Janie Layers in The New State Motor Company with her wonderful ceramic animals and life studies. Be sure to visit Robin Anderson and Margo Mandette in The Old Jerome High School. They continue to amaze the public with their variety of offerings in this lovely and enormous space. The festivities are from 5:00 to 8:00PM every first Saturday. For more information visit www.jeromeartwalk.com or call Donna at 928.301.3004.
The Janie Layers Experience will be christening an expansion at the New State Motor Company with a special performance by home grown Ezra Anderson. Come enjoy food/refreshments and hear songs from his latest CD release, “Dweller”. Janie’s new space will showcase sculpted scripture narratives in the style of her ceramic animals that depict scenes from sacred writings.
Please join us at THREADS ON MAIN for our first 2018 Art Walk, Saturday January 6th from 5 to 8 pm. Enjoy champagne and chocolates while you SCARF IT UP. We’ll be featuring a large selection of scarves appropriate for the season by Joan Edelstein, One Wing Studios, Rita Winters, Kavita Singh, and Debra Street. Luscious fibers include fine silks, soft wools, and exquisite bamboo fiber. Let us help you SCARF IT UP this Winter at THREADS ON MAIN
Pura Vida Gallery will feature new granite beverage dispensers by artist Jeff Henderson. These conversation pieces are a great addition to any home bar. Slip you favorite bottle upside down onto the dispenser and the tap is ready to pour your libation. Beautifully handcrafted from New England granite. Join Pura Vida January is the month for recuperation and for chocolates and champagne on the evening of the first January Art Walk in Jerome.
After a long stretch of holidays, as well as the winter solstice, one needs the reward their survival efforts by enjoying some fine art. Visit Yester Day’s Fine Art Gallery, located at 509 Main Street, on Jerome’s first Art Walk for 2018, where RELIEF is found in landscapes in oils, watercolors, and also in art work in wood and bronze. Smooth your technological transformation into the new year with pure appreciation of art in a rapidly changing world.
Zen Mountain Gallery welcomes Fine art ceramicist Luna Patterson as featured artist for January Art Walk. Luna Patterson is known for the beauty of her hand built forms and remarkable color achieved through pit firing. Her colors are suggestive of the Arizona desert and local red rocks. Originally from Denmark, Luna has lived in Arizona since 1992. She has studied pottery at the college level, but is largely self-taught and takes an explorative and experimental approach to her art and is now teaching pit fire techniques. She has won numerous awards for her work including first and third place in the 2008 and 2009 Arizona Clay Olympics. Luna’s work epitomizes Zen Mountain Gallery’s emphasis on contemporary and contemplative fine art, while maintaining a beautiful organic simplicity. Please Join us for wine and food as we celebrate the New Year and Luna’s new work.
The Jerome Artists’ Cooperative Gallery celebrates Jerome’s First Saturday Art Walk with an all-member show aptly entitled, “Ringing in the New Year.” Co-op members are encouraged to display new work which may include work outside their currently juried mediums. This relaxation of media types broadens the range of techniques available for members to explore as they share their results during the “Ringing in the New Year” event.
Chris Ryback, Mark Foltz and Florence Flynn are among the 35 Co-op members who have taken on the challenge of creating new work and are looking forward to sharing their results with you during the Co-op’s “Ringing in the New Year” event. From jewelry art to wearable art, from gourd art to ceramics, from wood art to carved art, from paintings and mixed media to photography, note cards, mosaics, glass and stained-glass art, this event is sure to please. Open daily 10 am – 6 pm With a reception for the artists from 5-8 pm Saturday, Jan. 6. Refreshments will be served. The Jerome Artists’ Cooperative Gallery 502 N. Main St. in the old Hotel Jerome. Like us on Facebook!
Made in Jerome Pottery is going to have live music and snacks and will feature a nice selection of new designs by Dave Hall, Jane Moore and others. Visit in person or check it out on Facebook.
Susan Pitcairn’s “The Brilliant Landscape” continues at Gallery 527 in Jerome during First Saturday Art Walk on January 6th (5 to 8 pm). Anchored by “Timeless Beauty,” a 40 x 54 oil and the largest painting she has ever done, Pitcairn’s new work includes vibrant oils and pastels from the 2017 Sedona Plein Air Festival as well, plus an exciting new piece, “Deep Time Sedona,” a partially imaginary look at how the Verde Valley could look in a million years. The February/March 2018 issue of the prestigious national magazine, “Plein Air,” will feature her unique lightweight approach to quick and bold pastels done on location. Shortly afterwards, Susan will offer a three day pastel workshop April 13-15 in Sedona. Open to other media, the class will include a taste of how to connect with the land through recognizing the inner meaning to be found in nature and in any subject to which an artist is drawn. For details, see susanpitcairn.com/events.
In operation since 2004, Donna and Ken Chesler’s Gallery 527 is located at 527 Main Street (the first gallery on the left as you enter uptown). Open daily from 11 to 5, it hosts an eclectic collection of contemporary landscapes and abstracts, as well as beautiful hand crafted wood tables, ceramics, fused glass and jewelry. For more information, contact Donna at 928.301.3004.