Mountain Artists Gallery presents the contemporary works of abstract painter Bruce Marion in the Spotlight Show. The artist will greet visitors to the gallery at a reception from 5 to 7:30 p.m. today. Also on display is "New Beginnings," a member exhibition that runs through May 1. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The gallery is located at 228 N. Alarcon St. in Prescott. Call 776-4009 for more information.
Yavapai College Art Gallery will play host to an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. today for artist Shaila Christofferson's Informal Balance exhibit, which will run until March 13. Christofferson reassembles found objects into three-dimensional post-modern works. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. The gallery, located at 1100 E. Sheldon St. in Prescott, will be closed from March 15-20 for spring break. For more information, call 776-2031.
The Grayleaf Art Group presents "For the Love of Light," a solo art exhibit featuring watercolor artist Caroline Linscott during the month of February on 'Tis Arts Center's mezzanine. The gallery is located at 105 S. Cortez St., and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and closed on Wednesdays. For information, call 775-0223.
"Transfixed by Paper and Books," works of artist Annie Alexander, runs until March 5 at Arts Prescott Gallery. Alexander's pieces are her "intimate response to the wonders of nature and the fascination of sequence," she says. The gallery, located at 134 S. Montezuma St., Prescott, will host an opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., with violin music by Ines Vitols and Alexander's "famous chocolate chip cookies." For more information, call 776-7717.
The Frame and I Gallery is featuring jewelry by Connie Green and new ceramic work by Sandy Terry for the month of February. The gallery is located at 229 W. Gurley St., Prescott, and will be open from 6 to 8 p.m. for the 4th Friday Art Walk today. For more information, call 445-5073 or visit frameandi.com.
The opening reception for the Prescott Fine Arts Gallery exhibition "The Mature Eye" is from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the gallery, which is located at the corner of Willis and Marina streets in Prescott. "This exhibit taps into a wonderful resource in the quad-city area: the rich talent of artists who have refined their work with years of experience," said Suzy Campbell of PFAA. The opening reception includes refreshments and live music. For more information, call 445-3286 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The contemporary abstract art of Charles Huckeba, which explores the feeling and form of northern Arizona weather, is on exhibit at the Huckeba Art Gallery, 227 W. Gurley St., Prescott. For more information, call 445-3848.
The Prescott Valley Art Guild is featuring artists Joan Schroeder-Boyce and Sid Freeman through April 15 at the Samaritan Center. Schroeder-Boyce is a self-taught artist who works in pastels, and Freeman is a lettering artist who works in watercolor and mixed media. The Samaritan Center is located at 3380 N. Windsong Drive in Prescott Valley. For more information, call Kay Demski at 775-4989.
Renowned artist Magarete Bagshaw opens her show at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 6, at the Smoki Museum, 147 N. Arizona Ave., in Prescott. Bagshaw plays host to an artist reception at 6 p.m. Friday, March 5, and discusses her art at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 7.
Bagshaw, a member of a legendary Santa Clara Pueblo, produces painting and clay pieces using bold colors and abstract shapes to create pueblo-like designs and distinctive textures. She lives in Santa Fe and has exhibited in more than a dozen major art shows.
The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission costs $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for students and free for children 12 and younger. For more information, call 445-1230.
Acrylic painting artist Daisy Lucas' "Out of the Box" new painting exhibit opens with an artist reception at 6 p.m. Friday, March 5, at Eye on the Mountain Gallery, 117 N. McCormick St., in the historic McCormick Art District, in Prescott. Lucas' work is on display through the end of March.
The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. For more information or to view other artists on display at the gallery, visit www.eyeonthemountaingallery.com.