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A Look at Arizona History with OShana’s Intaglio

PHOENIX – April 24, 2016 – Shade Projects is proud to present Intaglio, the solo photography of Christopher OShana in Bokeh Gallery at the monOrchid. This exhibition showcases OShana’s desire to learn more about Arizona’s rich history since he is originally from the New England Area. “OShana debuts a new body of work, highlighting the beauty of Arizona and its …

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Shade Gallery Welcomes Tony Winters Desert River/City River

PHOENIX – March 31, 2016 – Shade Projects is proud to present Desert River/City River, the solo exhibition of New York artist Tony Winters. Desert River/City River features visions of the magical landscape, part natural, part man- made,that makes up the Phoenix watershed. From parched apocalypse to oasis garden city, debates over the future of America’s west get louder each …

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MIM Announces a New Director of Institutional Advancement

Melissa M. Santana joins the museum after a national search PHOENIX (April 18, 2016) — Today, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) announces Melissa M. Santana as its new director of institutional advancement. Santana brings to MIM more than twenty years of experience in developing fund-raising strategies for institutions in the arts and education. At the University of Turabo (part of …

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Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery to Host Author Patricia L. Brooks

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – April 15, 2016 – Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery is honored to host Author, Patricia L. Brooks and her new book Three Husbands and a Thousand Boyfriends. Please join us on Thursday, May 12th for a special book signing event from 6:30-9:30pm in conjunction with the weekly Scottsdale ArtWalk. The evening will feature an opportunity to …

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“The Art of Fearlessly Doing Business” featuring the fine art of Michelle Micalizzi

On View Friday, May 13 – Thursday, June 9, 2016 Press Review (by invitation only) Friday, May 13, 2016 from 6-8PM or by appointment Opening Reception Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 7-10PM Conversations with the Artist Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 7-9PM Opening Reception Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 6-9PM Walter Art Gallery 6425 E. Thomas Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85257 walter-art.com | fearlesslydeliver.com/fearlessart THE WALTER …

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Metropolitan Arts Institute Student Showcase Comes to Bokeh Gallery

PHOENIX – April 15, 2016 – Shade Projects is proud to present Metrofitted, a small group exhibition of talented students from Metropolitan Art Institute to debut in Bokeh Gallery. The students selected to participate in this exciting exhibition are Brittany Christianson, Katie Menard, Alyssa Anton, and Ann Venezia, under the guidance of Visual Arts Director, Koryn Woodward Wasson. Metrofitted will …

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Bilá Ashdlá’ (Five Fingered People) Opens in Shade Gallery

PHOENIX – April 14, 2016 – Shade Projects is proud to present Bilá Ashdlá’ (Five Fingered People), the solo exhibition of local artist, Jeff Slim. This exhibition will showcase the continuation of his two series “Pollen Boy” and “Beyond the Reed Series” both series depict the artist’s personal interpretations of his culture. His good friend and musician Ryan Dennison inspired …

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ASU’s Lyric Opera Theatre Puts on The Drowsy Chaperone

By Laura Latzko Through ASU’s Lyric Opera Theatre program, students learn, hone and practice their craft. In the current production of The Drowsy Chaperone, the student actors have the opportunity to showcase their singing, acting and dancing abilities before student and community audiences. The Lyric Opera Theatre program will put on the award-winning musical at Evelyn Smith Music Theatre from …