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Opening Reception with the Artists:Saturday, April 6, 6 - 8 p.m.
TOGETHER features artworks by photographer Kari Wehrs and sculptor Nathaniel Lewis, exhibiting alongside one another for the first time. Wehrs’s series “Shot” is comprised of tintype photographs of recreational shooters she meets in the Arizona desert. Nathaniel Lewis’s sculptures examine divisive political topics and concepts of otherness with a tongue-in-cheek humor. Presented side by side, these artists’ work force us to examine the boundaries, some natural, some fabricated, between “us” and “them.”
Image:Kari Wehrs, Aimee and Mike (crop), 2017, tintype photograph, 6 1/4" x 8" Find out more
Opening reception: Thursday, April 18, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (awards announced at 6:00)
Chandler Unified School District’s most gifted artists put their work on display for the community to experience in this annual showcase. The burgeoning artists from Basha, Hamilton, Perry, Erie, Casteel and Chandler high schools display their talents and viewpoints through paintings, drawings, sculptures, jewelry, and photographs. With over 100 works on display, there is always something for everyone in this exhibition.
Image: Censored Perfection, by Megan Fargher. 2018 best in show winner for the 2-dimensional category.Find out more
Opening Reception with the artists: Saturday, May 18, 6 – 8 p.m.
Arizona is known for the saguaro cacti that populate much of the state – and whose bloom is the state flower – but it is also home to a wide variety of other plant life. This exhibition will display paintings, ceramics, and other multi-media artworks depicting and inspired by botanicals from inside and outside the state.
Image: Tashina Knight, South Chandler Prickly Pears, Acrylic on Canvas, 2019, 18" x 14"Find out more
This summer, stop by Vision Gallery to see some of the artworks from the City’s permanent collection. Paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures, and other multi-media work will be on display in the gallery on a rotating basis.
Image: Hugh Cabot, All American Rodeo Cowboy, Oil on Canvas, 1987, 82.5" x 58" framedFind out more
Opening reception with the artists: Saturday, September 7, 6 - 8 p.m.
Recepción con las artistas: Sábado, el 7 de Septiembre, 6 - 8 p.m.
Especially at this time, with political messages of hostility being voiced along the U.S. - Mexico border, it is important to display images that help to unite, and not divide, the people of both countries. This exchange exhibit with the photographs of Juan Casanova and Dionisio Corral of Hermosillo, and Brandon Sullivan and Gina Santi of Phoenix, clearly demonstrates how much we have in common, and how warmth and kindness permeates both of our cultural heritages.
Especialmente en estos tiempos de mensajes políticos hostiles expresados a través de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México, es importante mostrar imágenes que nos ayuden a unir, en vez de dividir. Esta exhibición con las fotografias de Juan Casanova y Dionisio Corral de Hermosillo, y Brandon Sullivan y Gina Santi de Phoenix, claramente demuestra cuanto tenemos en común y cuanta caridad y amabilidad impregna nuestros patrimonios culturales.Find out more
Reception with the artists:Friday, October 11, 6 - 8 p.m.
This exhibition will include watercolor paintings and other types of water-based media. An organization of nearly 300 Artists, AWA has been active for 60 years, mentoring and presenting the works of some of Arizona’s most talented artists. The will be New York City artist Antonio Masi.
Image courtesy of Kim HarrisFind out more
Opening Reception with the Artists: Friday, February 21, 2020, 6 - 8 p.m.
In "Two Players, Two Quarters," father and son team Such and Champ Styles use their pressurized vessels of paint to explore how classic video games have influenced popular culture through a series of portraits of iconic heroes, villains, and accomplices.
Image: Donkey Kong, 2018, Aerosol enamels and ink on canvas, 20” x 20”Find out more