On the 1st Friday of each month, from 5:00 - 8:00 pm, members of the Sedona Gallery Association offer a unique monthly showcase highlighting artists, special exhibits, and art events. These special art receptions give locals and Sedona visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while beginning their weekends with an exploration of Sedona’s exciting art scene.
1st Friday in the Galleries, Sedona June 7, 2019 | 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. A free event open to locals and visitors
Featured Art Receptions :
Mountain Trails Gallery - Suite A201: Mountain Trails Gallery at Tlaquepaque in Sedona is proud to present “Spirit of the Cowgirl”. Those who embody what makes a cowgirl so spirited include traditional artists Suzanne Baker, Betty Carr, Vicki Catapano, Maria D’Angelo, Lisa Danielle, Deborah Copenhaver Fellows, Susan Kliewer, Jennifer O’Cualain, and Sarah Phippen and also include more contemporary visions by Marcia Molnar, Sandra Passmore Byland, and Michelle Condrat.
Renee Taylor Gallery - Suite B124: The Gallery invites you to experience an evening of contemporary artwork by Arizona artists, encompassing a wide variety of mediums including: steel, Plexiglas, canvas and stone. The gallery is open to the public for 1st Friday in the Galleries from 5-8pm.
Rowe Fine Art Gallery- Suite A102-103: Rowe Fine Art Gallery celebrates June’s all-stars tonight with “Dads and Grads.” Meet gallery artists and enjoys light refreshments while shopping for Father’s Day and graduation. The gallery represents traditional and contemporary southwestern painters, sculptors and jewelers. Rowe Fine Art Gallery is located under the historic bell tower at Tlaquepaque.
The Gallery of Wholeness Harmony and Radiance, A Honshin Fine Art Gallery - Suite A117: This gallery presents the return of the Zen Cats. Honshin’s internationally renowned Zen Cat Series is created in the awareness and the oneness of existence. The works demonstrate the love, peace, and beauty of all life. Honshin has also been the artist for a bestselling Thich Nhat Hahn Series of calendars and datebooks for over twenty years.
The Gallery of the Ascending Spirit, A Honshin Fine Art Gallery - Suite C205: The Gallery of Ascending Spirit: A Honshin Fine Art Gallery will also be featuring their new exhibit, “The Folding of Peace into the Heart of Spring”. The focus this Friday will be on symbols and materials that celebrate renewal and rebirth. Within the gallery, artist Lou Adams will demonstrate the art of artist folding and unveil a new series of Origami jewelry.
Vue Gallery – Suite E101: Take to the wind and experience a space of sculptures crafted by Lyman Whitaker. Upon entering the gallery enjoy cookies while viewing the Acrylic paintings of Josiane Childers and Justin West. A rainbow of artwork awaits you.
Bryant Nagel Gallery- Suite A1-2: “Richard Bruland: Layers of Abstract” opens at the newly merged Bryant Nagel Gallery – the former Lanning and Turquoise Tortoise. The new exhibition showcases the California artist’s unique and compelling abstract paintings and Bruland gives an Artist Talk about his fascinating technique at 5:45 during the 1 st Friday opening. His paintings that are at once both vibrant and muted, with what appear to be soft gradations of tone when viewed from afar revealing themselves as intricately complex layers of underlying contrast.
Gallery of Modern Masters - Lower Level: The Gallery of Modern Masters features Kathleen Hall. Hall is known for her paintings of nature and her heavy textures. Using a palette knife as her primary tool, you will experience a layering of color that brings out the fullest depth of a flower’s color.
James Ratliff Gallery - Lower Level: This gallery will be featuring new works by: William Crook, Marlene Rye, Cary Henrie and Allen Dutton. Allen Dutton is best known for his photography...the Corcoran Museum offered him a show a few years back...which is quite a feather in his cap. Artist William Crook will be available to connect with during the evening.
ALT Gallery - 2301 AZ- 89A Suite 102: Big things at ALT Gallery for the month of June. Recent arrivals include a great collection of international tribal artifacts including African Fali dolls and Timor bone betel nut containers. Also new is a large collection of sold out works from the Art of Dr. Seuss. As always, there is a wide assortment of quality southwest secondary market artwork, thousands of significant and unusual books, and a great selection of LP vinyl records. Much to see 1st Friday and all month long.
The Object of Desire Gallery at A Spa For You- 30 Kayenta Court - Suite 1: Stop into this gallery for a moment of serene relaxation and enjoy an array of beautiful artwork. Enjoy sculptures, watercolor and paintings by curated artists while chatting with gallery staff an artists.
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Aurora Dora - 320 N State Rte 89A - P2: Enjoy the stunning photography of Dora Redman, known for her focus on the Northern Lights and Sedona landscapes. Published by N.A.S.A. and the Washington Post (to name a few), you won't want to miss stopping by this gallery during 1st Friday.
Goldenstein Gallery - 150 State Route 179, at the corner of 179 and 89A: Goldenstein Gallery presents new works in wood and metal by Cheston Trammel. His stylish bell sculptures made of reclaimed metal have uplifting and long lasting resonant tones. His furniture crafted of native Juniper wood with metal accents is organic, sophisticated and functional.
Cheston Trammel with 'Wisdom Bell' - Goldenstein Gallery