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Art Listings: Week of Oct. 5

Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery, 134 S. Montezuma, 776-7717. "Southwestern Images" features photography by Robert Maloney, whose work focuses on landscapes and textures of the Southwest.

Beastro, 117 N. McCormick St. 227-2796. Artisan jewelry, art and more are available for purchase. All proceeds go to help rescued animals at Wildhorse Ranch Rescue.

Ben's Fine Art Gallery, 212 W. Gurley St., 420-0704. "Billy Joel," a painting by Randall Hedden, known for his larger-than-life artwork, which he paints to rock and roll music on giant spinning easels. He will play the song of the musician he is painting, while performing this entertaining feat. The sale of "Billy Joel," will benefit the Elks Opera House Foundation.

Bronzesmith Fine Art Gallery and Foundry, 7331 E. 2nd St., Prescott Valley, 772-2378.

Frame and I Fine Art Gallery, 229 W. Gurley St., 445-5073.

Framers Market and Gallery, corner of Montezuma and Sheldon in the Depot Marketplace, 445-2174.

The Gallery at the Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 Marina St., 445-3286, "Do You Know Me" features legendary figures and events, whether mythological, historical or contemporary, that have always fascinated artists. The exhibit will take viewers on a trip through time, with stories and biographies that accompany each work of art. The show runs until Nov. 3.

Ian Russell Gallery of Fine Art, 130 S. Montezuma St., 445-7009.

Miller Valley Indoor Art Market, 531 Madison Ave., 237-9282. "Birds of Prey," featuring the works of Rudolf Andranik Aton. Aton, who died in 2004, became a master falconer and developed an interest in birds of prey, especially eagles and falcons. His artistic interests eventually expanded to other species of birds and animals as he expressed his style of art on scratch board and canvas. His widow, Danielle, will donate a portion of the proceeds of any sales to the American Cancer Society of Northern Arizona.

Mountain Artists Guild & Gallery, 228 N. Alarcon St., 776-4009. "Art of Arizona," highlighting the works of 40 local artists, runs through Dec. 22. The Spotlight show, featuring the upcoming Studio Tour artists, runs through Oct. 18. More than 60 artists will participate in the 5th annual Studio Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday at 32 locations in Prescott and Chino Valley. Brochures with maps are available at the Mountain Artists Guild Gallery.

Mountain Spirit Gallery, 140 S. Montezuma St. 445-2886. Specializes in oil paintings, bronze sculpture and photography.

Phippen Museum of Western Art, 4701 Highway 89 North, 778-1385, "The Wild West," celebrating the diverse and rugged wildlife of the American West and featuring the works of Western sculptors and artists, runs until Oct. 28. "Arizonarama," three-dimensional scenes created by Prescott artist, the late R.G. Rodell, runs until Dec. 2.

Prescott College Art Gallery at Sam Hill Warehouse, 232 N. Granite St., 928-350-2341. Arrangement for a Silent Orchestra, featuring painting and video works of Prescott-based artist Julie Comnick. This exhibit explores the gradual dissolution of culture in contemporary society through symbolic ruin of a personal and cultural icon, the violin. An artist's reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, and an artist's talk and violin reception will be at 6 p.m. on Oct. 11.

Prescott Valley Art Guild, 3380 N. Windsong Road (Good Samaritan Center), 775-4989. Featured artists are Paulette Bedford, Carol Holloway, Mei-June Liao and Florence Muscara, whose works feature oils, pastels, watercolor and mixed media. The exhibit runs through mid-January 2013.

Raven Café, 142 N. Cortez. "Layer Upon Layer," a collage show featuring the works of Maria Lynam, Donna Carver, Marjorie Claus, Brenda Diller, liane Glasrud, Judy Kaufman, Annette Olson and Autumn Summerfield, runs until Sunday.

Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St., 445-3122.

The Smoki Museum of American Indian Art and Culture, 147 N. Arizona Ave., 445-1230. "Yoimasa, the Art of Fil Kewanyama," on exhibit through the end of the year. Like many Indian artists, Fill brings his cultural heritage to life in his paintings. Many of his painting will be for sale during the show.

Straight Arrow Studios and Gallery, 1724 Willow Creek Road, 925-4970. Works by Everett Davidson.

'Tis Art Center and Gallery, 105 S. Cortez St., 775-0223, "Marvelous Mud and Fascinating Fiber: Ceramic and Fiber Creations by Carol Commins and Jo Maginelli in the mezzanine gallery through Oct. 30, with an artists' reception planned from 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 12. The "Found Object" show continues in the main floor gallery through Oct. 16. The Prescott Public Art Treasures tour, with 'Tis Time Travelers Namae' Bloom and Claire McCourt, begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in front of the Buckey O'Neill Rough Rider monument on the courthouse plaza.

Van Gogh's Ear, 156 S. Montezuma St., 776-1080. The gallery features the contemporary works of more than 70 artists whose genres represent wall art, glass, ceramics, jewelry, wood, wearable art and more.

Yavapai College Art Gallery, 1100 E. Sheldon St., 776-2031. The new exhibit, "Out of Sight: Out of Mind," features Steve Mason's new 3-D multihued, mind-expanding images. Your brain changes what your eyes perceive when you don a pair of 3-D glasses to view this artwork. The show continues through Oct. 13. The gallery will be open for the 4th Friday Art Walk each month.


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