10/1/2012 9:03:00 AM Gallery showcase at Jerome Art Walk
Jack and Denise Guth welcome guests to their renovated gallery, filled with Jack’s paintings on the main level, and down the beautiful staircase, a pub with a pool table, comfortable seating, piano and incredible views
Enjoy the fall evening in Jerome during the Oct. 6 first Saturday Art Walk, 5-8 p.m.
From one end of town to the other, Jerome is filled with exciting and original art. Patrick Lincoln in The New State Motor Company to Anderson-Mandette in the Old Jerome High School ... there is a fresh energy to the vibrant art scene in Jerome. With 22 participating galleries and studios and many sponsoring businesses and restaurants offering specials, this is a festive night in Jerome. Visit Jerome Art Walk on the first Saturday of every month from 5-8 p.m.
A free shuttle transports visitors throughout the evening. For more information visit www.jeromeartwalk.com or call Donna at (928) 649-2277.
Off the beaten path, you will find Queen's Neighbor Art Gallery and the Copper Rail, part pub, part gallery serving beer and wine, featuring Jerome artist Jack Guth. Guth's varied styles and diverse content in his paintings have a storytelling quality to them. The fifteen, 6' x 8' paintings of "Great Moments's in Baseball of the 20th Century", at Chase Field, bring back memories and capture the time. Subjects range from local Jerome characters to historic figures and explode with color and vitality. Stop by this newly renovated and fascinating gallery. Take a right onto First Avenue just past the Visitor's Trolley, into the Sliding Jail Park. Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday-Sunday, 928-639-1456.
Suzy Mound and Suzann Trout at Jerome Bead Creations invite you to come and meet the 'Obamas' and, of course, see the large collection of original jewelry creations! Stop by to see the first lady and the president at the Old Jerome High School.
Tom Ogburn Contemporary Arts Studio, in the old Jerome High School, will be spotlighting the Virtual Palladium portraits of artists who use their voice to make a difference during Jerome Artwalk (Oct 6th) and the month of October. A working and teaching studio, Tom will be offering new classes in drawing, painting, and Prismacolor Pencil in October and November. For more info, go to www.tomogburn.net.
Cody DeLong is back in the studio after participating once again in the Grand Canyon Celebration of Art. Cody won that event in 2010, and has remained a top seller each year. This year his Studio painting was awarded a purchase prize, and he was the second highest selling artist in the number of plein air paintings sold. Stop by the gallery and see what he's working on next. Refreshments and live jazz by Duane Ewing. Cody DeLong Studio 300 Hull Ave. next to the visitors center. CodyDeLong.com 928-300-4576
"Dia De Los Muertos." It's not too early to check out the "Day of the Dead" inventory at Casa Latina for celebrating the most popular and important cultural rituals in all of Mexico and Latin America. Days are spent creating shrines at home, preparing food and planning festivities to honor loved ones who have passed. With Mexico being so close it's a great way to learn about and participate in this wonderful event. Also featured this month beautiful textiles including tablecloths, runners, pillows and placemats made in Oaxaca -- perfect for adding accent color to your home. There will be music by Duane Ewing
Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery's featured artist for Oct. 6-Nov 20 is Birgitta Lapides. Birgitta is well-known for her mixed media landscape and abstract work on paper and canvas, as well as her jewelry and knitted garments. "I love strong colors, simple forms, which I think adapt very well to the landscapes here in Arizona," says Lapides,"For me it's the creation of a piece that I get completely absorbed in that is the reward in itself." Stop by this wonderful gallery space and meet the artist on Oct. 6.
Pura Vida Gallery debuts the work of Sedona ceramic artist Laura Pokorny on the evening of the Jerome Art Walk. Many of Laura's pieces are influenced by the giant sycamore leaves found in Tlaquepaque. Meet Laura and see her new work during Pura Vida's infamous champagne and chocolate reception.
As we cascade towards Halloween, The Pentimento Gallery, located in The Wary Buffalo features the sensational and surreal art of Derek Ford.
Zen Mountain Gallery welcomes Robert Brunner as its featured artist for October Art Walk. Robert masterfully creates intricate geometric mandalas both two dimensionally on paper and three dimensionally on gourds. Robert will be in the gallery demonstrating his techniques for creating his magnificent patterns on gourds using a wood burner and pigments. Zen Mountain Gallery is located at 515 Main Street.
Gallery 527 will show new work by photographer Shane McDermott. Shane was recently featured in Arizona Highways September issue spotlighting images of Jerome.
His vivid work printed on aluminum brings landscape to life with its clarity and wonderful composition. Gallery artists will be on hand to discuss everything from art to politics. Stop by for a night of art and refreshments along with good conversation.
For more information, contact Donna at 928-649-2277.