Category Archives: Arizona

Robert Burt, Artist of Mystery, Adventure and Joy

The subjects of Robert Burt’s paintings are almost entirely found through his experiences in the Desert Southwest of the United States and northern Mexico.  Although I had become aware of his art over the course of the past several years through gallery event … Continue reading

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Art in January – Major Exhibitions in the Valley of the Sun

In Central Arizona’s “Valley of the Sun”, Winter is the great season for art exhibitions. Dozens of galleries in Scottsdale’s Old Town participate in Thursday Night Art Walks, with many hosting artists in residence and artist shows. Studio tours and … Continue reading

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Altamira Fine Art Opens Scottsdale Gallery

Altamira Fine Art, one of the leading contemporary western art galleries in the entire United States, opened their first Scottsdale, Arizona gallery on November 7, 2013. a great birthday present for me! Straight from the source, here is the link to … Continue reading

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Art – The West Select 2013

The third annual “The West Select” juried exhibition of western art kicked off for public viewing on November 10 in the Steele Gallery in the Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.  The exhibition will be open until December 31, 2013. … Continue reading

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The Scottsdale Fall Paint-Out 2013

The second annual “Paint-Out” featured 28 artists simultaneously painting and palavering with onlookers in the middle of Old Town Scottsdale’s Main Street for 90 minutes on the sunny and temperate morning of November 9, 2013. This was yet another perfect Sonoran Desert … Continue reading

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Sunset Crater

Wander in the early morning through the rich ponderosa pine forests growing amid the foreboding black and red cinder landscape of Sunset Crater.  The contrast of pink penstemon in full bloom growing in the stark black, non-reflective lava cinder fields were particularly … Continue reading

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Arizona Grub

Grub – That’s Western American vernacular for “food”! I just completed my annual review of collected periodicals for items worth archiving, and Arizona Highways magazine, as always, provided a file’s worth. The Arizona Highways 2010 “Best Places to Eat” in Arizona compendium included … Continue reading

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