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See artists painting in the Shangri-La of the Southwest! Sedona is a sublime environment with stunning beauty and the Sedona Arts Center has roots going back 60 years to the founding of Sedona’s identity as an ‘art colony’. The Sedona Plein Air Festival takes place during the best weather period of the year at the height of tourist season and is supported by a group of very experienced and enthusiastic staff and volunteers. Our community of art lovers open their doors to host – twenty-five artists from around the country have been selected to participate.Find out more »
Special Silent Auction Previews:
First Friday December 6th!
Also December 11th, from 5 to 7 pm, a special reception for the Silent Auction will feature demonstrations by three local artists. Watch as they create! Gretchen Lopez will be creating a unique portrait from life, Neil Kennedy will be demonstrating on the potters wheel and Vince Fazio will be working on a landscape painting. Guests are invited to bid on Silent Auction items and bid on these artworks while they are happening! All Silent Auction items will have special "Buy it Now!" option. Refreshments will be provided!
Deadline to Apply: November 15, 2019
Sedona Arts Center is seeking contemporary women artists representing work that has in some way been influenced by the surrealist movement. The scope of the exhibition will be very inclusive. Surrealist influence appears in abstract expressionism, process art, conceptual art, and various forms of magical realism and visionary art as well as collage, sculpture, assemblage, and painting that relies on evocative juxtaposition of various imagery. Because of its relationship to the unconscious and the mythic, surrealism has often been associated with a spiritual quest, situating art as a healer of the rift between nature and human reality through its unique creativity.
Running from October 28 through November 5, The Sedona Renegades artist group will present a remarkably diverse art exhibit at the Sedona Arts Center. Held in SAC’s Special Exhibition Gallery, this singular show will fill the space with fine paintings, photography, weavings, ceramics, gourds, sculpture, and jewelry. The participating artists are Rick and Carol Gandolfo, Wendy Bialek, Leanne Lee, John Warren Oakes, Karen O’Donnell, Karl Williams, Pat Priolo, and Jim Peterson. The show will be open daily from 10 AM…Find out more »
All painters are welcome! You do not have to be an OPA member, and all media artists may participate, show, and sell; however, in keeping with OPA guidelines, only oil painters may participate in the judged event. Mini-reception, show, and sale at the Sedona Arts Center Saturday the 16th at 3:30 pm. Ribbons and prizes will be awarded. Blue Ridge Oil Paints, SourceTek Panels, Dick Blick's, Arbonne, Naked Wines, and Rosemary and Co. are all supporting donors! For more information…Find out more »
Sacred Spaces In most traditions, a scared space is created in appreciation of beauty and brings in a healing energy. Local artist couple Allison and Russell invite you on a sacred journey featuring unique crystal artwork by Allison and colorful floor coverings and tapestries by Russell. Their talents are intertwined together to bring the visitor into a delightful experience. The jewelry and crystal grids bring an element of personal peace and harmony for yourself or for your home. The rug…Find out more »
Join Dina Wakley for a 3-day class, Expressive Abstractions: From Page to Panel. We'll work experimentally in our journals and then transfer our favorite ideas and concepts to panels for a triptych that is full of color and emotion. Expressive Abstractions: From Page to Panel, $495 Teacher will provide: acrylic paint and mediums, stencils, marking tools, Stabilo pencils Please bring: your favorite brushes, brush-cleaning cup/basin, scissors, two art journals in which to work, baby wipes/paper towels/rag, your favorite substrate (canvas…Find out more »