6/25/2012 9:01:00 AM Native American artists Sharene and Rudy Sunny featured at Factory Outlets art show
Kachina dolls by Rudy Sunny
The annual 4th of July Art and Craft Show at the Factory Outlets will be held this year on June 29-30 and July 1.
Since the 4th falls on a Wednesday, this show, among others in the state will be held on the preceding weekend, while others in the state will be held the following weekend. It makes for a long festive holiday period. This show will mark the last Spring Art Show, and they will not resume until the end of the summer and September.
This show will have almost 50 artists and will show a full array of art and crafts. Included will be paintings, photography, jewelry, soaps and spa products, floral arrangements, sculpture, rugs, clothing, pottery, metal art, handmade glass, and more. Many of your favorites will be attending, as well as some new artists.
Featured at this show are Sharene and Rudy Sunny. Sharene makes jewelry and also clothing articles made from Pendleton. She lives in Flagstaff and is a school nurse helping to get children eye exams and glasses, since many have problems with their eyesight, it turns out.
Sharene is one of the Native American crafters and she is Navajo. Her husband Rudy is a Hopi Kachina carver, and makes rattles and instruments too. His pieces are full figure katchinas and are all hand carved and very detailed.
There will be many Native Americans selling jewelry, so there is a great variety, and there is a lot of other jewelry as well, including copper, gemstone, sterling, pearls, bling, and glass, ranging from traditional to contemporary.
The Factory Outlets are located on Hwy. 179 in the Village of Oakcreek, Sedona. The show is June 29-30 and July 1. The show hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. For more information, call 928-284-9627 or visit http://www.bellrockartshows.com/.