10 x 10 Fundraiser Exhibition

Tohono Chul Gallery

October 6 - December 17, 2017

 

All the pieces in this show are for sale & th eproceeds will go towards Youth Programs at Tohono Chul Gardens & Gallery.

Animal Menagerie

1st Studio

2016

"The Great Awanta returns for little Ayita of the "first to dance” lizard clan"

 

Animal Menagerie exhibited artists love for the animal kingdom in all of it's forms.

MOD-AZ

Chatruese Art Space

2016

"Polyhedra"

 

 The Chartreuse group show features media photography, design, furniture, & works of art by those involved in the appreciation, preservation, & restoration of Midcentury Modern design in the Phoenic Metro area.

Southwestern Invitational

Traveling Show - Phoenix Airport Museum

2016

"Blue Landscape"

 

 The Southwestern Invitational is an annual exhibition of contemporary art that started in 1966 in Yuma, Arizona. Eventually the yearly show was travelled around the state by the Arizona Commission on the Arts so other communities could share in the experience. This Exhibition presents artworks in a diverse range of styles & a wide variety of media created by artists living in 16 different Arizona cities. This even is designed to celebrate Arizona's visual arts. Out of the 100 pieces selected, half were chosen to travel to five venues around the state, & The Phoenix Airport Museum was the final stop.

Sonoran Symbiosis

Tohono Chul

2016

"Canyon Wall Markings with Lichen"

 

 My hand-built clay works are informed by my sojourns out into the desert southwest. Working with multi-colored clays and firing in a soda kiln offers me a unique opportunity to express the intense volatile relationship of sodium as it is dispersed into the kiln chamber. This explosive chemical reaction process is as magical as the captivating lichen formations I am drawn to study in the natural environment. It is a spiritual renewal for me – a bio-cultural wisdom of natures’ regenerative ecosystem.

Minimum Daily Requirements

Tempe Post Office

2014

"The Curtain of the Alchemist's Delight"

 

 The Curtain of the Alchemist Delight explores & examines my interests in plants, fetishes, & sacred objects. As an environmental artist, my life long interaction with the natural world strengthens my intuitive skills. This mixed media piece incorporates reclaimed & repurposed materials gathered from my desert journeys, while other elements are created in the studio after these explorations. With this installation, I seek to remind us of our intimate connection to animals, plants, & Mother Earth herself. It is this connection to the precious that drives me forward in my art works.

Sustenance

Northlight Gallery, Matthews Hall, Tyler & Forest Malls ASU

2012

 

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts 2012 Curators: Elizabeth Allen, Krystal Macdonald Photography and mixed media exhibition exploring the topic of food from diverse perspectives: social, political, cultural, medicinal & historical. These diverse views challenge our thinking about our food sources, packaging and those who grow and harvest.

Gallery 2011- Ice House Fundraiser

Ice House Fundraiser

 

"Re-Claimed Forest" explores the cycles of time, memory and nature in an interactive installation. Ponderosa Pine Timbers were discovered and bartered for during a junk yard excursions on the west side of Phoenix. Small ceramic elements, found materials and organic materials were incorporated into the installation to add a sense of mystery and wonder to one’s wandering while exploring the forest. Installing “Re-Claimed Forest” outdoors in the courtyard of Ice House allowed for deeper interaction with the guests. After the exhibition closed, the piece was turned into benches for the courtyard & garden at Ice House.

Apathy on a Shoestring Budget - Christine Cassaro

monOrchid Gallery

2010

 

  Christine Cassano invited artists to design  a concrete form to be added into her exhibition. Mixed-media design by Joan Baron

Found: Artists explore the environment

Art Space, Scottsdale

Invitational Group Exhibition

Optima Camelview Village

 

RE-Claimed Forest Installation

2009

 

"Re-Claimed Forest" explores the cycles of time, memory and nature in an interactive installation. Ponderosa Pine Timbers were discovered and bartered for during a junk yard excursions on the west side of Phoenix. Small ceramic elements, found materials and organic materials were incorporated into the installation to add a sense of mystery and wonder to one’s wandering while exploring the forest. Sanding and refining became a labor of love while being sensitive to the pre-existing surface conditions that provide a glimpse into the past life of this beautiful material. Artist Lori Fenn was invited to collaborate on the work.

Found: Artists Explore the Environment

Art Space, Scottsdale

Invitational Group Exhibition

Optima Camelview Village

 

The Cosmic Egg and The Earth

2009

 

A mixed media exploration of global warming issues.

 

I have worked with clay for over 40 years. I never grow tired of it's pliability, fluidness, and color variations. Saving and storing clay for future generations and future projects is a lesson I learned from the Chinese clay artists. The longer the clay is left to age, the better the molecules bind together to sustain the clay.

 

This installation carries the memory of dozens of clay bodies and thousands of firings. Over the years, I would throw wet scraps of clay into large containers for future use. As clay ages, so does metal. It takes on a rich patina and reveals its chemical make-up.

 

The earth is our precious homeland. It is a time for the human collective to look within and activate. To focus on our future together; globally, to rebirth our world.

Breadth & Depth: Women in Clay

Group Invitational Exhibition

NCECA Conference

2008

 

Hand formed ceramic bowls.

Keep A Breast

Phoenix Art Museum

2004

 

 Arizona Institute for Breast Health Fundraiser Mosaic smalti tile embellished torso plaster casting from a woman who had gone through breast cancer procedures. Art Auction Raised $22K for Breast Cancer! This orignal mosaic casting raised the highest amount for the individual piece, raising $2,600 at auction.

8325 E. Monte Vista Rd.

Scottsdale, AZ 85257

USA

Studio and group visits by appointment.

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