Phoenix artists Archives

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Clockwise from top left: Hot AF sticker by Jon Arvizu/High Jinks Apparel; The Choice is Up to You by Suzanne Falk; Punch (A Haiku in Steel) by Joshua Woodhall; North Rim of the Grand Canyon by Art Holeman; Excerpts of Feeling Everything by Eric Cox; Sonic Sculpture by Joe Willie Smith; Twilight by Yuko Yabuki; Archival prints of “Nowadays I Wear My Smile Like a Mask” by Antoinette Cauley; 2/3 from Awakening series by Ashley...

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Driving along Grand Avenue in Downtown Phoenix, it becomes obvious that you have entered an arts district. There are numerous galleries, a print shop (yes those still exist, thank you Hazel & Violet) and colorful creations hanging from the trees. Most eye-catching, though, are the murals of all different sizes, styles and colors. Here are just a few of the many murals to take in. The young man in a cowboy hat painted by El Mac...

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Want to observe art from the comfort and safety of your car? Drive by these larger-than-life murals in the Downtown Phoenix area. El Oso Plateado and the Machine by Nevercrew An extinct Mexican grizzly (the silver bear from the title) floats on the side of the Novel Coworking Heard Building, located on Central Avenue, just north of CityScape. The front and back of the bear seem to be holographs projected from the machines depicted at...

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Catch up with 10 Arizona-based artists as they share their workspaces, creations and experiences during their coronavirus quarantines. Eric Cox How long have you been a professional artist? 20+ years What medium are you best known for? My works range from small graphite sketches and mixed media paintings, all the way to large scale aerosol murals. How has the coronavirus quarantine inspired or affected your work and/or livelihood? I am heartbroken. I am overwhelmed. There...

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1. What Was Whispered, handmade linocut by Tara Sharpe $75.; 2. various prints by Randy Slack starting at $95.; 3. Skin Deep, print by Eric Cox, $50.; 4.The Hunt from the Kachina of Atonement series, Marilyn Szabo $150.; 5. porcelain rings by Patricia Sannit starting at $35.   You don’t have to be a high-falutin’ fat cat to give (or collect!) evocative, original artwork. These unique offerings by five of Arizona’s notable fine artists go for around $100 or...

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