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Current Exhibition

Featuring:

Al Brown, Sue Horine, Lyn & Ken Mikell, and Lydia Dillon-Sutton

November 1 – December 30, 2019
Artists Receptions November 1, and December 6, from 5 to 8 pm

During the months of November and December, the Fine Art Gallery is featuring artists: Al Brown, Sue Horine, Lyn & Ken Mikell, and Lydia-Dillon-Sutton. Join us first Friday, November 1, 5–8 pm, for an artists reception, where you can meet the artists, art lovers, and art collectors, and take home your favorite work of art!

“This is your opportunity to add some amazing art to your collection! Original Batiks, Hand-Beaded jewelry, Photography and Hand-Painted Raku… Visit out gallery for the best selection of local and regional artists. Handmade ornaments and holiday décor will be available beginning Thanksgiving.”

Al Brown

The photographic interests of Al Brown, though somewhat eclectic, tend predominately toward nature photography in particular the Southwest landscape. Recently, he has developed an interest in expressive and impressionistic imagery. There are untold numbers of beautiful, fantastic and unusual sites throughout the Southwest landscape. Unfortunately, many will never have the opportunity to personally experience these wonders first hand. Al derives a sense of satisfaction when he can capture and present to that audience a printed image of these natural marvels that elicits a spontaneous “WOW.”

Sue Horine

Sue Horine has been creating her bead embroidered art jewelry since 2005. Primarily self-taught, her beaded jewelry is becoming easily recognizable as her style has developed from her love of nature and the scenic stone cabochons she incorporates in her work. Her appreciation of the traditional Native American flat beadwork is apparent in Sue’s work. Using a needle and thread, she stitches each tiny glass bead to a backing to make her one-of-a-kind works of wearable art.

Lydia Dillon-Sutton

For almost 40 years, using the ancient process of batik, Lydia has painted with hot bee’s wax and procion dye baths. Beginning with woven cloth, she marries the materials using line, color and moving forms, layer upon layer, into substance. It is a substance that conveys her understanding of the Native American Community. Through batiks Lydia strives to represent her experiences and interaction with the Native American community. ”If I can open more eyes to viewing our human family with respect and honor; I’ve been successful” states the artist.

Lyn & Ken Mikell

In simple terms, Ken does the throwing and Lyn does the painting. Together they collaborate on their amazing and colorful raku designs. Ken does most of the wheel throwing, while Lyn creates the surface designs, inspired by the Arizona landscape they both love. After the firing process is finished, Lyn paints each unique vessel, hence the name, “painted raku”. Her “canvas” is the ceramic surface. Talented in many ways, Lyn and Ken balance their ceramic art with their music; Ken plays string instruments with Lyn accompanying him on the harp.

Sedona Arts Center is one of Northern Arizona’s most well-established cultural organizations and serves as the creative heart of Sedona. Founded in 1958, the nonprofit organization is based at the Art Barn in Uptown and offers year-round classes, exhibitions, festivals, and cultural events that enhance the creative life of the Verde Valley. The Center’s Fine Art Gallery, open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., promotes the original works of over 100 local artists and regularly offers special assistance for collectors and art buyers, offers private studio visits, and fosters hundreds of arts education opportunities each year.

Sedona Arts Center represents over 100 local and regional artists in our Uptown, Sedona Fine Art Gallery year-round.

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Photo by Sedona 360 Photo