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Gallery Guide: Feb. 27

Prescott's 4th Friday Art Walk, beginning at 5 p.m. On the 4th Friday of every month over 18 Prescott art galleries remain open late. Visitors and local residents can experience an evening of fun, conversation, food, music and ART! For event information go to or visit on Facebook at Join the fun!


Arts Prescott Gallery on Whiskey Row, 134 S. Montezuma, 928-776-7717. Lou Copeland is the Guest Artist of the Month. The opening reception will coincide with 4th Friday Art Walk, Feb. 27, and his show will continue until March 25. Live music will be provided by Kevin Scheevel, guitarist. Refreshments will be provided.

Bronzesmith Fine Art Gallery and Foundry, 7331 E. 2nd St., Prescott Valley, 928-772-2378. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Foundry tours are available by appointment at 11 a.m. on Thursdays for $10 per person.

The Gallery at the Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 Marina St., 928-445-3286,

Krieger-Marcusen Gallery, 110 S. Montezuma, Suite F, Hotel St. Michael's Alley, 928-778-4900. Clay, paintings, jewelry and wood by local artists Heath Krieger, Cathy Krieger and Richard Marcusen. New works by Steve Smith (wood) and plein air oil paintings by Bill Anton.

Mountain Artists Guild & Gallery, 228 N. Alarcon St., 928-776-4009, The Main Gallery features "Life in the West," an exhibition of artwork depicting horses and ranchers, Native Americans, native plants, and mountains and deserts. The show runs through March 28. The Prescott Leather Art Exhibition & Sale continues Feb. 27 until 8 p.m., and Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. And, the Leather Workers Trade Show is at the Prescott Resort Feb. 27-28 and March 1. For more info, visit or see the related Kudos story. Free and open to the public; call for special hours. Open to the public on the 4th Friday, Feb. 27, the gallery also will have a watercolor demonstration (Joye Moon, 4-5 p.m.) and an artist reception (Patrick Harper, 5-7 p.m.). Harper's work - a 2D and 3D solo show - is on display in the Spotlight Room through March 18.

Newman Gallery, 106-A S. Montezuma, 928-442-9167,

Phippen Museum of Western Art, 4701 Highway 89 North, 928-778-1385, The museum presents "Art & Heritage of the Cowboy Artists," through Aug. 16, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Cowboy Artists of America. The show includes the story of Bird's Oak Creek Tavern (where the Cowboy Artists were created). But it will also offer a special section of items featuring paintings and artwork by the organization's four, founding fathers. And as the museum's namesake, George Phippen, was a founding member of the CA's and their first president, a more appropriate time and place for this presentation would be hard to find. Watch for our other commemorative exhibition, "Happy Birthday, George! 100 Years of Inspiration," which will provide an in-depth exploration of the life and artwork of George Phippen - on display from March 7 through July 19.

Prescott Valley Art Guild, Good Samaritan Center, 3380 N. Windsong Road, 928-775-4989. Featured artists Leland Morse and Julia Nemeth - works include watercolors and acrylic on canvas. The show runs through mid-April. Also, the Guild has art at Windsong Villas, 3386 N. Windsong Drive, Prescott Valley, through mid-April.

Smoki Museum, 147 N. Arizona Ave., 928-445-1230,

That New Gallery, 3250 Gateway Blvd. #1008, 928-445-0788, The artists co-op continues sculpture demonstrations on Tuesday and Thursday, with a Celtic knot carving demo on Wednesday. Come meet their newest member, painter Allison Kantor, exhibiting her detailed, whimsical artwork usually with a tongue-in-cheek message. The gallery is located inside the Prescott Gateway Mall next to the Dillard's mall entrance and is open mall hours.

'Tis Art Center and Gallery, 105 S. Cortez St., 928-775-0223, In the mezzanine gallery "Little Treasures," by Joy Tkach and the Granite Mountain Jewelry Artists, through March 14. In the main gallery, "Making Our Mark II" by the Prescott Contemporary Print Group, through March 24. Artists reception for both shows is Friday, Feb. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. in conjunction with Prescott's 4th Friday Art Walk.

Van Gogh's Ear, 156 S. Montezuma St., 928-776-1080, "A Glass Act" - artist reception for Nathan Macomber during the Feb. 27 4th Friday Art Walk, from 5-8 p.m. Molten glass is infused with life, as Nathan imparts his breath into each and every piece ... a process that is beautiful, challenging, and ultimately satisfying. Nathan spent the first seven years of his career working in Prescott where he also received a self-designed B.A. in glass at Prescott College. Nathan not only continues to take classes, he has served as an instructor for The Corning Museum of Glass and Snowfarm-New England Craft. In 2002, he bought his family's farm in the White Mountains of New Hampshire where he can be found maintaining the 100-year-old farm and doing what he loves ... blowing glass.

Yavapai College Art Gallery, Building 17, 1100 E. Sheldon St., 928-776-2031. The gallery is proud to present "Relocations: Remnants of the Past," works by Stephen Marc. An ASU art professor, Marc is an author, historian, lecturer and storyteller. Through his digital-manipulated montage photography, he combines imagery of life and culture of the African Diaspora with American history. Marc's work has been published in numerous books and publications and in three monographs, including Passage on the Underground Railroad. His photographs have been exhibited in both solo and group exhibitions and are featured in public, private, and corporate collections in the U.S. and abroad. The exhibition runs through Saturday, April 4. The Friday, Feb. 27, reception is in conjunction with the 4th Friday Art Walk, 5 to 7 p.m., with refreshments served. The exhibition and reception is free and open to the public.

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