Entertainment Magazine: Tucson: Events: November

Art in Oro Valley 'Out of the Blue' Exhibition

When: Oct. 22, 2015 to Jan. 13, 2016
Where: Ventana Gallery, 1910 E. Innovation Park Dr.
Cost: Free
Online: www.SAACA.org
Phone: (520) 797-3959

Art in Oro Valley Exhibition is now open at Ventana Gallery, Winners Announced
Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.(Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, present Southern Arizona's largest community gallery

The worlds' most common favorite color is typically associated with harmony, faithfulness, confidence, distance, infinity, the imagination, cold, and sometimes with sadness. On October 22nd Southern Arizona's largest community gallery opened the exhibition "Out of the Blue!," artwork created by residents of Oro Valley.

More than 65 pieces featuring photography, acrylic, oil, watercolor, fiber, painting, and more will be on display through January 13, 2016.

At the opening on October 22nd, first, second and third place winners, chosen by an external jury, were announced during the reception, along with honorable mentions. Reception attendees also had the opportunity to vote for a People's Choice Award.

Out of the Blue

1st Place Winner - Judges Choice
Muriel Timmins
Apples N' Oranges

2nd Place Winner - Judges Choice
Cheryl Hrudka
When the pieces don't fit

3rd Place Winner - Judges Choice
Cheryl Hrudka
The Pelican

Honorable Mention - Judges Choice
Helen Jennette

Honorable Mention - Judges Choice
Karen Samson
Blue Jazzed

People's Choice Winner
Muriel Timmins
Apples N' Oranges

The Ventana Gallery is open to the public, by appointment, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on the first and third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please call the SAACA at (520) 797-3959 x 1. Forty-eight (48) hours advance notice is requested.

Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance has coordinated the exhibition, Art in Oro Valley, since its inception in 2000. Organized to promote the creation and enjoyment of art in the community, the gallery theme recognizes the achievements of the many talented local artists of all ages, from novice to professional.

Featured Artists
Susan Adler
Marianne Bjernfalk
Frani Bopp
Joe Bourne
David Chakmakian
Jo Ann Daly
Katie Fritz
Diane Haug
Diana Ho
Jan Hooser
Cheryl Hrudka
Robert Jennette
Helen Jennette
Deb Kress
Sue Maki
Jan Mayer
Fran McNeely
Kay Mitman
Becky Neideffer
Nancy Norton
Lorrie Parsell
Karen Samson
Eleanor Scales
Jan Sennewald
Jared Sheeley
Muriel Timmins
Saundra Trumbull
Risa Waldt
Jacquelyn Wallace
Karen Wright
Judy Wyner
Meira Yaer

The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) is a not-for-profit organization that exists to ensure that, through engagement in arts and culture, our communities produce strong, inspired citizens. SAACA enlists artists, businesses, governments, and individuals to expand artistic and cultural opportunities in their respective communities. To enhance access to the arts and to promote cultural awareness in the communities it serves, SAACA presents large-scale festivals, events and other programs. The Alliance also promotes educational opportunities in the arts and culture for all ages.

For more information about programs and events produced by the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance, go to www.saaca.org.


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