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 September 6, 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 presents “Wildlife and Beyond: Process of Creation” featuring wildlife artists who work with sculpture, painting, drawing, and mixed media. Explore the intricacy of creating bronze through the works of wildlife sculptors Mark Edward Adams, Bryce Pettit, and Raymond Gibby, look into the unique process of Sandra Byland’s colored pencil drawings of her regal horses, furry mammals, and more.
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: What really goes on in the field when you are painting or sculpting en plein air? What are the essential tools no artist leaves home without? Find out the answers to these questions and more during “Fruits of Labor” at Rowe Fine Art Gallery. Also, meet artists Lynn Heil and Ken Rowe.
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.
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: ALT Gallery invites you to explore art, records, books, tribal artifacts, collectibles - while enjoying wine. Stop in and browse. Great deals 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.
UPTOWN AREA and THE “Y”
Goldenstein Gallery - 150 State Route 179, at the corner of 179 and 89A:Goldenstein Gallery features the sculptures of James Muir in the Everyday Peace exhibit at Goldenstein Gallery. James is a well-known Sedona artist that has created for close to 40 years. He has over 60 sculptures collected and placed in public spaces nationally and internationally, including the 33' tall Christ of the Holy Cross inside of the Chapel of the Holy Cross.
Goldenstein Gallery features James Muir's Sculptures - Sedona, AZ