Gallery Guide: Week of Dec. 9
Art2 (Art Squared), 120 W. Gurley St. mezzanine, Prescott, 928-499-4428. On Facebook at Art2Prescott. (formerly That New Gallery at the mall).
Arts Prescott Gallery on Whiskey Row, 134 S. Montezuma St., 928-776-7717, www.artsprescott.com.
Bronzesmith Fine Art Gallery and Foundry, 7331 E. Second St., Prescott Valley, 928-772-2378. Foundry tours are available.
Gallery at the Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 Marina St. (entrance on Willis), 928-445-3286, www.pca-az.net. Open 7 days a week. “Holiday Wrap” exhibit, through Dec. 18. The Gallery has been transformed into a winter wonderland of gift-giving – jewelry, ceramics, stuffed toys, infant-wear, scarves, wooden items, ornaments, soaps, mixed media, and more.
Krieger-Marcusen Gallery, 110 S. Montezuma St., 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. Works by Steve Smith (wood) and plein air oil paintings by Bill Anton.
Gallery Beyond Words, 204 N. McCormick St., featuring fine art installation by Susanne Korte.
Mountain Artists Guild & Gallery, 228 N. Alarcon St., 928-776-4009, email@example.com. www.mountainartistsguild.org. The annual Mountain Artists Guild Scholarship Auction, hosted at Capital Canyon Club, is Friday, Dec. 2. It is our biggest event of the year, and supports the continuing education of Yavapai County visual art students. An evening of fine dining, fine wine and fine art! Masters of ceremonies, Sandy Moss and Mike Shepard. Tickets online or in the gallery.
Mountain Spirit Gallery, 140 S. Montezuma St., 928-445-2886, msgprescott.com. Western art featuring Bill Nebeker, Susan Kliewer, Kathy Quick Anderson, Paul Wenzel, K.L. Powers and 20 other local artists.
Newman Gallery, 106-A S. Montezuma St., 928-442-9167, www.newmangallery.net.
Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North, 928-778-1385, www.phippenartmuseum.org. Through Feb. 19, is “The People Speak,” an amazing exhibition showcasing a wide variety of outstanding Native American artwork. The Phippen invites kids of all ages to join them Saturday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m., as museum staff guides participants through a holiday art project to create festive cork-horse ornaments. Imagination is the only limit and all materials are provided. But space is limited, so call 928-778-1385 to make your reservation.
Prescott Valley Art Guild, 3380 N. Windsong Drive, www.prescottvalleyartguild.org.
Sean Gote Gallery, 702 W. Gurley St. 928-445-2233. Open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Many unusual items for sale. Visit our outdoor garden.
Smoki Museum, 147 N. Arizona Ave., 928-445-1230, smokimuseum.org. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sundays, 1-4 p.m.
The Raven Café, 142 N. Cortez St. 928-717-0009, ravencafe.com. “Encore” exhibit runs through Sunday, Jan. 8. Featuring the work of 30 artists that have exhibited at The Raven over the past 18 months, a wide variety of media will be shown: digital art, photography, oil, mixed media and assemblages. Featured artists include Stephanie Brown, who uses the digital camera to capture the beauty, humor, amazement or telling gesture of the world around us; and Mary Lou Wills, a multi-media artist, known for her exuberant multi-media prints that feature birds and wildlife, among other subjects. Her website is www.marylouwills.com.
’Tis Art Center and Gallery, 105 S. Cortez St. Prescott, www.tisartgallery.comIn the Mezzanine Gallery "Handmade from the Heart" Clothing, Jewelry and Surprises by the Laughin' Giraffe and Friends through December 30th In the Main Gallery "Contemporary Eclecticism" new works in various media by Prescott area artists through Dec. 20. Plus Acker Night Dec. 9, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. with Chris Weuhrmann on keyboard.
Van Gogh’s Ear, 156 S. Montezuma St., 928-776-1080, www.vgegallery.com. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., fine contemporary art and crafts by more than 60 local and nationally known artists.
Yavapai College Art Gallery, 1100 E. Sheldon St. 928-776-2031, www.yc.edu/artgallery. Yavapai College Art Professor Laura Bloomenstein is the featured artist for an exhibition, titled “Infinite Holes,” an enriching exhibition of digital images on the walls and porcelain tea bowls on the pedestals. Bloomenstein’s artwork is inspired by organic objects, structure and space. Continues through Dec. 19.