Artist of the Month – October 2019 – Connie Cromwell

Connie Cromwell Connie and her husband live in Show Low. They love the area for the climate and four seasons. Creating pine needle baskets combines an opportunity to work with natural materials and her love of needlework. Shortly after moving to the White Mountains, 20+ years ago, Connie met a woman in Pinetop who made pine needle baskets. They were lovely and the memory stayed with her. A few years ago, she realized a need for a creative...

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Winter Hours of Operation in Effect at the Center for the Arts

On October 1st, 2019 the Center for the Arts resumed it’s winter hours of operation. From October 1st, 2019 through March 31st, 2020 the Center for the Arts will be open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10am to 4pm. For snow or other inclement weather closures, the volunteer scheduled for the day will make the determination of whether or not the Center will be open.

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Artist of the Month – September 2019 – Constance Edler-Bradford

CONSTANCE EDLER-BRADFORD Constance is a native of Nebraska and has lived in Arizona since 1984. Her love of photography began in childhood and has been unrelenting since. Awards bestowed to Constance include outstanding photo exhibits, People’s Choice Award, Performing Arts Purchase Award, Gallery Purchase Award and NPC Professor’s Choice. Constance has given permission for her works to be displayed in educational seminars, poetry anthologies...

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Artist of the Month – August 2019 – Kathy Hatt

Kathy Hatt is a native of Arizona, born in the small mining town of Miami. Not having any formal art training, she has worked hard to develop her own style of expressing herself on canvas. Kathy has learned by studying the techniques of the Old Masters way of building color through many thin layers of glazes to create a highly detailed, realistic composition and a feeling of emotion. She works in her studio from reference photos she takes...

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Artist of the Month – July 2019 – Madeline Thorpe

Madeline is a self-taught multi-talented artist who was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona and now splits her time between Tucson and Pinetop in the White Mountains. Her art, whether hand-made beaded clothing, paper castings, watercolors, jewelry or etched glass, is heavily influenced by the things she loves of the Southwest, the Sonoran desert, the surrounding mountains and her Hispanic origin. Each of her etched glass pieces is uniquely...

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Artist of the Month – June 2019 – Sally Hoffman

Do you enjoy beautiful, handmade artisan jewelry? Are you the type of woman who enjoys standing out in a crowd? Do you dream of beads, baubles and bright shiny objects, oh my? Are you driven by visions of creativity and unique wearable art? If this sounds like you, welcome to Sally Hoffman Designs. Sally is a self-taught jewelry designer with a passion for the unusual. She loves to play with fire! Sally’s best friend is her torch, facilitating...

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