Sylvia Dandis Sylvia is a self-taught artist and paints for her own enjoyment. Many years ago a wise man told her, “The learning is in the doing of the thing.” She immediately went out and bought paints and learned by doing! Sylvia has lived in the White Mountains for over 35 years. Before settling into the local community, she traveled all over the United States. She saw much of the beautiful country. Sylvia paints nature and animals, just...Read More
Our Artist of the Month for April 2019 is Ann Anspach. Ann is a cowgirl/artist from Wyoming, now living in the Taylor, AZ area. She is recognized for her success with working in watercolor, oil, graphite, and pottery. She primarily paints for her own enjoyment now, but also teaches art classes on occasion. She strives to capture the light and essence of a subject without being limited to photo realism. Ann counts herself lucky to have studied...Read More
Artist of the Month for March 2019 is Melody Keller. Melody and her husband live in the White Mountains of Arizona. Over the years she has pursued various artistic and creative endeavors. Melody has participated in many professional classes and workshops as well as art and design classes on her way to a degree in anthropology at the University of Arizona. Melody’s love of ancient cultures and the beauty of the natural world continually provide...Read More
We at the Center for the Arts are busily scheduling activities for the coming season. Our first Cork ‘n Canvas is scheduled for February 22nd from 5pm to 7pm. Music for the evening will be Bullet. Other events through the year will feature the music of The John Darst Trio, Ryan David Orr, Mountain Saddle Band, Rob Wright and a newly formed, local band by the name of 260 East, coming to us from the creative Ron Hildreth. More details will...Read More
AAWM Center for the Arts believes Art can touch the soul…Shape a future…Strengthen a community. Our mission is to establish the White Mountain region as a recognized Arts Experience Community within our state and to build interest in and support of all the arts.Each month we feature an artist(s) and hope you will come and visit us to see their work, and others, in person. The Center is located at 251 Penrod Rd., Show Low. January’s Artist...Read More
From the White Mountain Independent – Cookies, cookies and more cookies…but, who is the best cookie baker on the Mountain?
WHITE MOUNTAINS – If you are one of the White Mountain community members who has repeatedly asked, “What happened to the Believe Cookie Bake-off?” this year you do not have to ask that question. The Arts Alliance of the White Mountains is picking up where the Believe show left off. They will be hosting a similar event from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. Once again, the best cookie baker on the Mountain is being sought to hold the coveted title for...Read More