Guns are Focus of Provocative Gallery Exhibit


Distinctive works of two artists that relate to guns will likely generate questions and conversations on a timely topic at Vision Gallery. The photographs of Kari Wehrs of Tempe and the sculptures of Nathaniel Lewis of Phoenix are being exhibited at “TOGETHER” through May 3 at Vision Gallery, 10 E. Chicago St. An opening reception for Wehrs and Lewis will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight, April 6, at the gallery. The artists’ works are being shown together for the first time. Wehrs photographed a series, “Shot,” showing people she encountered in the desert shooting guns recreationally using tintype

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Gallery Shows Legacy of Legendary Chandler Architect


Vision Gallery will be displaying captivating photos revealing mid-century works by a longtime Chandler architect and others who left a distinctive mark on the community. “Mid-Century Chandler: The Unexpected Gems” will show life in the city decades ago as it features attractive buildings and signs that are part of the legacy of local mid-century architect Glenn McCollum. The exhibit runs from Feb. 22 to March 29 at Vision Gallery, 10 E. Chicago St. Chandler. Photographer and gallery curator Holly Metz compiled the colorful contemporary and historic photos of churches, unusual neighborhoods and other buildings with a certain flair. Metz is thrilled

Gallery Shows Legacy of Legendary Chandler Architect2020-02-04T16:27:40-07:00

New Exhibit Displays Dystopian Vision Of Arizona’s Future


By Lauren Gilger Following is a full transcript of the piece: Lauren Gilger: Imagine Arizona’s dystopian future. In it, you can wander through gardens of mutant cacti, visit Trash Mountain National Park and gaze at a beautiful plastic sunset. That’s the sharp take artists Sarah Hurwitz and Daniel Funkhouser adopt in their new exhibition, “Futureland, Arizona: An Art Show,” which opens today at Chandler’s Vision Gallery. I went to the gallery yesterday to get a sneak peek at the show and the two artists walked me through Arizona’s sci-fi future. We begin at a neon sign that marks the entrance. “Welcome

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Artists’ Predictions Are Focus Of Vision Gallery Exhibit


Chandler’s Vision Gallery will feature two artists whose diverse pieces will provide a glimpse of their vision of the future. Vision Gallery will display “Futureland, Arizona: An Art Show” from Jan. 10 to Feb. 15 with a reception for artists Daniel Funkhouser and Sarah Hurwitz slated for 6-8 p.m. Jan. 11 at the gallery, 10 E. Chicago St. in the Chandler City Hall complex. The vibrant, unusual mixed media artwork will include individual pieces the artists have created, as well as some artwork they have made together, said Peter Bugg, the city’s visual arts coordinator. Bugg said Funkhouser and Hurwitz have

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Artists Create Trash Mountain and Mutant Cactus for ‘Futureland, Arizona’


There’s a trash mountain coming to Chandler, where mutant cactuses will soon invade as well. They’re the brainchild of Daniel Funkhouser and Sarah Hurwitz, two artists skilled at making large-scale artworks using offbeat materials. For several months, they’ve been collaborating for an exhibition called “Futureland, Arizona,” which runs from January 10 to February 15 at Vision Gallery. The show came together after Peter Bugg, an artist who curates the space and serves as the city’s visual arts coordinator, suggested they work together. It wasn’t a hard sell. The artists have known each other for nearly a decade, since their time as members

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Mexican culture and art are celebrated at Chandler gallery


The work of two artists born in Mexico is being celebrated at the Gallery at Chandler Center for the Arts in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. “Ida y Vuelta: There and Back,” an exhibition featuring prints from Diana Calderon and photographs and paintings created by Oliverio Balcells, will be on display through Oct. 6 at the gallery, 250 N. Arizona Ave. A public reception for the artists will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 8, also at the gallery. National Hispanic Heritage Month, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, brings awareness of the contributions of Hispanic and

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Photo exhibit captures immigrants learning English


By Colleen Sparks, Staff Learning a second language can be difficult, but doing so can be the key to connecting with other people in a new country. A new exhibition at the gallery at Chandler Center for the arts will shed light on immigrants striving to learn English through a city program. The display, titled, "1,000 Words," is a collaborative project between the Gallery at Chandler Center for the Arts and the Chandler Public Library that opened March 2. Image by Josh Loeser ... Read the entire article in the SanTan Sun News

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Vision Gallery displays Hollywood glamour


Anyone who has ever wanted to step into the shoes of a glamorous starlet can get a taste of the razzle-dazzle of Hollywood at a new exhibit coming to Vision Gallery in Chandler. “Hollywood in the Desert” will be on exhibit from March 8 to April 6 at the gallery at 10 E. Chicago St., downtown in the City Hall complex. Curated by Robert Black, who owns a vintage-style clothes boutique in Scottsdale, the display will feature clothes designed in the 1940s to the 1980s by designers who dressed Hollywood stars. One dress, designed by Sophie Gimbel, was worn by Dorothy

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