Sofia Krusmark Arizona Republic Excerpt: "'Inward Shift/Outward Gaze' at Vision Gallery in Chandler The first painting started with Phoenix artist Chelsie Tamala going into her friend’s house, setting up camp and telling her to go about daily life. After that, Tamala asked seven other mothers to be a part of
By Srianthi Perera GetOut Contributor Born to an Iranian father and a Mexican mother, Michelle Emami finds identity important. Hence, her artistic creations reflect her particular thinking, experiences and the blend of two cultures. Ten pieces of Emami’s work are on display at The Gallery at CCA in Downtown Chandler
By Srianthi Perera Lex Gjurasic wants to radiate happiness in these troubled times. The Tucson artist found the meditative process of creating art a balm during the pandemic isolation and is now displaying her work in an exhibition titled, "Radical Happiness: Lex Gjurasic," at the Chandler Center for the
By Srianthi Perera Linda McCurry's art quilt depicts adversity. Years ago, her Gilbert home caught fire around the chimney; the fire burnt downstairs near the fireplace and upstairs through the master bedroom. Her koi fish died in her pond due to the firefighters putting a flame retardant in it.
By Tom M. Scanlon Hark! I hear ...an opening reception… Ah, remember those days of exciting openings, with nervous artists flittering like hummingbirds as friends and fans admire the new art — and hit the free wine and cheese, of course. While some galleries are returning to “business as
By Srianthi Perera City of Chandler employees Sue Van Horne, Andrea Cole, and Kim Durning took advantage of pandemic stay-at-home directives to develop their shared passion for creating art. Van Horne turned to her camera, Cole sat with her mosaic art and Durning worked on her puzzle mashups. At
Vision Kids Classes
The Vision Gallery offers its Vision Kids Programs in a variety of media and all classes are taught by local professional artists. The classes are offered to the Phoenix metropolitan community free of charge to the participants, and are underwritten by individuals, corporations, and grant funding.
Gallery at the CCA
The Gallery at the Chandler Center for the Arts is curated by the Vision Gallery as part of the Arts Center Division of the City of Chandler. Both galleries are non-profit art galleries managed by the Chandler Cultural Foundation and host six to eight exhibitions per year.
Vision Gallery in the News
The Vision Gallery, Gallery at the CCA, and Chandler’s Public Art program are regularly featured in local media outlets including the SanTan Sun News, Phoenix New Times, AZ Redbook, and KJZZ. Read recent stories and find links here.