As the New Year approaches, there is opportunity to express a ‘New You’. With each year, many make new intentions, resolutions or life goals. The chance to start again is present as well as the opportunity to redesign your surroundings. When searching for items that represent the new you, exploring local art galleries is an excellent way to begin.
Sedona’s artists and local galleries offer a variety of made items that you might resonate with. Each gallery will have its own vibe and focus. Stopping into every gallery is a must in order to find one that is equal to your new you.
Alt Gallery – A whole lot of cool stuff lives here, including: estate art, books and other treasures. Eclectic, vintage and modern –enjoy the ever-changing space. The Alt Gallery is located at 2301 AZ-89A Suite 102, Sedona, AZ
Andrea Smith Gallery – Spiritually inclined, this gallery is focused on peace. Books, card decks, sculptures, jewelry and art from representatives around the world and the owners of the gallery are based on the vision here. If this is the direction your life is taking you in 2019, find the Andrea Smith Gallery located in Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, 336 AZ-179, Sedona, AZ.
Creative Gateways Open Studios and Gallery – Creative Gateways is a shared studio space and gallery. If you like the idea of stepping into Santa’s workshop and oohing and ahhing over all the tools and talent used to create art, you will love this gallery. With large tables, multiple kilns, supplies, tools and workspaces, this space is almost interactive in the way it is laid out. Find this gallery at 45 Birch Blvd, Sedona, AZ.
Kuivato, A Creative Gateways Gallery- Also within Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village is the beautiful glass displays of Kuivato. Known for its gorgeous glass sculpture, chandeliers, trinkets and jewelry – all that sparkles and glows is within Kuivato. Kuivato also showcases non-glass items such as locally made silver and gold jewelry. Visit Kuivato at 336 AZ-179 B-125, Sedona, AZ.
Gallery of Modern Masters – Located within Hillside Sedona, this colorful gallery highlights some of the more notable names in art history such as: Picasso, Miro and Dali. Standards are high in this gallery and one should expect to find unique pieces of art that might fall outside of your standard landscapes. Visit this gallery at 671 AZ-179, Sedona, AZ.
Goldenstein Gallery – Near Uptown Sedona, taking a right at the traffic circle, you will find this well-known gallery. Goldenstein Gallery has a family atmosphere that nurtures both its guests and artists. Exhibits and outdoor sculptures are rotated through this gallery making it new with almost each visit. Explore the Goldenstein Gallery at 150 AZ-179, Sedona, AZ.
The Ascending Spirit Gallery: A Honshin Fine Art Gallery & The Gallery of Wholeness, Harmony, and Radiance: A Honshin Fine Art Gallery – Both of these galleries represent the works of Honshin as well as other artists who invite you on a journey from your head to your heart. From works of Zen to Christianity, each piece of art is transcendent and unique. Throughout the month expect to see Honshin working at the Ascending Spirit Gallery as well. Visit both of these galleries within the Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village, Sedona, AZ.
James Ratliff Gallery – Love the landscape of the Southwest, Arizona, and the Navajo reservation? You will love this gallery. While this isn’t the only focus of the space, expect to find an eclectic mix of original landscapes, abstract art, paintings, figurative, ceramic, pottery, sculpture, jewelry. This gallery is also located within Hillside Sedona at 671 AZ-179, Sedona, AZ
Lanning, a Bryant Nagel Gallery – When in this gallery, you will be dared to feel the unique casual sophistication represented in the works of contemporary artists. The gallery is known for its world-renown artists. Works range in medium from: original oil, acrylic, watercolor, sculpture, blown glass, ceramics and jewelry. Visit Lanning Gallery at 431 AZ-179 A1-2, Sedona, AZ.
Turquoise Tortoise, a Bryant Nagel Gallery – Seeking some original Native American pieces of art? This is the stop for you. Turquoise Tortoise is known for representing many top Native American artists and jewelers. You will also find paintings, sculpture, ceramics and heirloom quality Zapotec rugs. If you are a new collector, not to worry, the staff will gladly assist you in understanding where to begin. Visit this gallery at 431 SR 179, A3, Sedona, AZ.
Mountain Trails Gallery – This gallery features the great master artists of the Southwest. When in Mountain Trails Gallery, you will feel the spirit of the Southwest all around you. From horse sculptures to bronzes, cowboys, Native American images and symbolism - all are represented in this gallery. For a taste of the west travel to: 336 AZ-179 Suite A201, Sedona, AZ.
Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village – The Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village isn’t to be missed and it is most likely you have seen it if you have entered into Sedona from Hwy 179. This beautifully impressive site sits directly on Oak Creek and consists of a campus that extends across both sides of Hwy 179. Walk through pueblo styled buildings with arches, cobblestone walkways and gorgeous Sycamore Trees all lit up for the holidays. This space is guaranteed to life your spirits and inspire the New You of 2019.