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Consumer product review: artdesigns delivers

by in Home & Design

Every once in awhile, when reviewing products, you get that one – the one you intuitively know is going to knock your socks off.  artdesigns, a purveyor of licensed canvas art, provided us with a few pieces to select from for review. I selected “Wing II Silver,” from the “Spring collection,” largely because it (selfishly) matches my… Read More →

400 artists gathered for Tempe Festival of the Arts

Tempe Festival of the Arts

Artists and craftsmen from around the country came together once again this past weekend for the 40th Annual Tempe Festival of the Arts, showing off talents in every visual medium from painting to glass blowing. The festival’s spring and fall events attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors of all ages, providing a variety of activities and food… Read More →

Diving into the art of an architect

Douglas Sydnor
by in AZRE Magazine

Each weekend, Douglas Sydnor, FAIA, spends a few hours exploring his artistic roots, which progressed from doodling as a kid to featuring his art today in exhibitions across the Valley. During the week, he works for his recently restarted architectural firm, Douglas Sydnor Architect + Associates,  and has a diverse portfolio of projects in Greater Phoenix… Read More →

Slideshow: Downtown’s latest hip apartments, Proxy333

by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

Some were miffed when the the original building where Proxy333 now stands was torn down, but they’d be excited to hear the upcoming luxury apartments are still paying homage to what once was. The Tilton Development Company and Goodman Real Estate developers commissioned local muralist Such Styles to work on murals at the new apartments,… Read More →

Phoenix Indian School legacy project funded

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Construction to restore the former elementary school and music building at Steele Indian School Park, on the northeast corner of Central Avenue and Indian School Road, is set to begin immediately. The City of Phoenix (COP), which owns the building, is funding the project and has a signed Letter of Understanding with the partners, Native… Read More →

Interactive art experience coming to Phoenix

Civic Space Park - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010

A team of artists from local media and production company Union Digital will create a one-of-a-kind interactive art experience in downtown Phoenix on April 1 and 2. The installation – called “The Intersection” – will combine art and innovation using advanced digital projection technologies. The artists will transform the large picture windows on the historic… Read More →

Larsen Gallery features Cattle Track Legends

by in Experience AZ Magazine

Larsen Gallery will host the Cattle Track Legends from February 11th to March 31st at the Old Town gallery. Arizona has a rich history of housing artists and the historic Cattle Track compound is no exception as it was, and is, the home and studio of three of Arizona’s most iconic artists, Philip C. Curtis, Fritz Scholder and Mark McDowell.… Read More →

Tilt Gallery gears up for 11th Anniversary

by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

March 2016 will be Tilt Gallery’s 11th anniversary, and it is hosting special events to celebrate more than a decade of dedication to art and the education of the artists’ photographic processes. A Tale of a Decade, curated by Ellee Bokharachi, Tilt’s new assistant director & art critic, will showcase a variety of work by… Read More →

Governor’s Arts Awards receives 75 nominations

Artists, arts organizations, advocates, businesses and educators from 27 communities across Arizona have been nominated for 2016 Governor’s Arts Awards in seven categories. Winners will be announced at the 35th annual Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and celebration, March 23 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, 340 N. 3rd St. The Governor’s Arts Awards are presented by… Read More →

Refresh Glass will be featured in documentary

After years spent working in the automotive and aerospace industries, Ray DelMuro quit his job and set out to combine his passions for engineering and art. Now, DelMuro and his business Refresh Glass, which creates beautiful products from recycled wine bottles, is getting national attention from Deluxe Corp. and its Small Business Revolution documentary project.… Read More →

Local artists get creative in Spring Chalk Art Festival

On April 18 the sidewalks of Westgate Entertainment District, Desert Ridge Marketplace and Tempe Marketplace will be transformed into spectacular outdoor galleries as crowds gather to watch the incredible chalk artwork unfold before their eyes. As professional artists cover the sidewalks with murals, children ages 3 to 12 are invited to create their own original pieces… Read More →

Sonoran Arts League celebrates 40th year

The Sonoran Arts League, a dynamic group of over 470 artists and volunteers, celebrates four decades as the premier art organization supporting the arts, artists, and art education. The 40th Anniversary Celebration will be held on March 21, 2015 in downtown Carefree within the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion area. The fundraiser begins at 6:30 p.m. with 400 attendees… Read More →

Andy Warhol exhibit coming to Phoenix Art Museum

Andy Warhol: Portraits opens at Phoenix Art Museum on March 4, 2015. One of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Andy Warhol was at the forefront of the Pop Art movement and known for his brightly colored images. This exhibition examines Warhol’s interest in capturing the likenesses of celebrities, as well as himself.… Read More →

Things To Do In Arizona: The Scottsdale ArtWalk

Scottsdale ArtWalk
by in Play

In Arizona sometimes the heat of the evening has folks taking shelter within their homes. The Scottsdale ArtWalk, however, is an event that seems to bring everyone out on a Thursday night if even for a few hours. The hustle and bustle of Scottsdale invites shoppers to its fabulous stores and unique restaurants, but another… Read More →