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 Aug 3, 2018 | 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. A free event open to locals and visitors
Featured Art Receptions :
Andrea Smith Gallery: Andrea Smith Gallery will be featuring the sculptures of Susan Tereba; pieces mostly crafted of fossil mastodon tusk! Incorporating animals, spirituality and crystals into her work, these sculptures will surely inspire you.
Kuivato, A Creative Gateways Gallery - Suite B125: Kuivato, a space focused on artists local to Sedona and Arizona invites you to enjoy their 1st Friday experience including: handcrafted jewelry, paintings, glass art and more! All are welcome to enjoy small bites and beverages.
Mountain Trails Gallery - Suite A201: Also focused on summer evenings in the southwest, Mountain Trails Gallery celebrates the bounty of summer with its annual “Summer Group Painting Show”. The show opens with a 1st Friday reception featuring guest artist Christie Palmer, known for her contemporary fusion of landscape and abstract acrylic paintings on paper.
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.
Rowe Fine Art Gallery- Suite A102-103: The temperatures aren’t the only thing sizzling in Sedona this summer. The Art at Rowe Fine Art Gallery is on fire! Visit the gallery during its summer show and see what their artists have been creating for this event. Wine and appetizers will be served and the artists are eager to connect with all who attend.
The Gallery of Wholeness Harmony and Radiance, A Honshin Fine Art Gallery - Suite A117: The Exhibition opening Friday August 3rd 2018 celebrates the energy of connectivity and how connectivity is celebrated through symbols, color and poetry. Bringing energies of harmony, joy and peace into our personal environments . This is a catered event.
The Gallery of the Ascending Spirit, A Honshin Fine Art Gallery - Suite C205: The Gallery of Ascending Spirit: A Honshin Fine Art Gallery will be celebrating the energy of connectivity, and demonstrating how this connectivity through symbols, color and poetry come together. Through harmonizing energies of joy, art presented by Honshin will be the feature for the evening. The event is catered for all who attend.
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.
Lanning, a Bryant Nagel Gallery- Suite A1-2: Enjoy a bit of wine and some appetizers at Lanning, a Bryant Nagel Gallery, The works of surrealist oil painter Evgeni Gordiets, and abstract landscape artist Patty Ripley, will be on display. Works from both artists reflect cool waters, which compliments the evening rain Sedona has been receiving.
Turquoise Tortoise, a Bryant Nagel Gallery - Suite A3: “Celebration of Summer 2,” throughout August at Turquoise Tortoise, a Bryant Nagel Gallery, continues a gallery-wide, summer-long celebration by welcoming exciting new works. Guests can enjoy wine and appetizers at the gallery’s 1st Friday reception August 3rd, from 5-8 p.m. The exhibition lasts throughout August.
Gallery of Modern Masters - Lower Level: Gallery of Modern Masters will be showcasing the work of nature photographer Peter Gassner and French sculptor Polyte Solet. Stop by to view and enjoy magnificent artwork and chat with fellow art collectors.
James Ratliff Gallery - Lower Level: If you wish to collect art that is both innovative and serious, take some time to browse the James Ratliff Gallery, and personally visit our artists, Located in picturesque Hillside Sedona, Hwy 179, in beautiful Sedona, Arizona., ample adjacent parking makes accessibility easy and convenient.
ALT Gallery -2301 AZ- 89A Suite 102: The ALT Gallery in West Sedona will be featuring walls full of estate art which aren’t to be missed. From Native American works, to southwest landscapes. Aim to experience vibes of the southwest by this unique and fun space.
Creative Gateways Open Studios and Gallery - 45 Birch Blvd: Creative Gateways will be featuring the illustrations of Flagstaff-based artist Laura Hines. Utilizing Graphic pencils to render delicate details, Hines explores: man and beast; past and present. “My primary source of inspiration is 19th and early 20th century photography,” states Hines. Enjoy small bites and beverages during this First Friday event.
UPTOWN AREA/THE “Y”
Goldenstein Gallery - 150 State Route 179, at the corner of 179 and 89A: Goldenstein Gallery will be featuring The Current, a living reflection of artist’s evolving work. Representing 50 diverse artist’s visions, Goldstein Gallery is excited to host an opening reception on the evening of 1st Friday. Award winning artist Rafe Terry, known for his edgy contemporary canyon-scapes, will be just one of the artists who will have their work showcased.
Sedona Arts Center - 15 Art Barn Road: Sedona Arts Center will be featuring landscape oil paintings by Tom Fish and Cyndi Thau in Uptown Sedona. Thau is known for layering her oil paint with a technique that achieves depth and translucency, bringing all things nature to life.
Joy of Life by Joshua Tobey - Rowe Fine Art Gallery