Tag: art

14th Annual Fall Festival Arts and Craft Fair

Nancy Planck, Member Services Come to Quail Creek’s 14th annual Fall Festival Arts and Craft Fair! The event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Madera Clubhouse, the Creative Arts and Technology Center (CATC), the parking lot, and the…

Quail Creek Plein Air Painters Exhibit

Cathy Diamond The Quail Creek Fine Arts Painting Club (QCFAPC) plein air painters are exhibiting their work in the display window in the Arts & Technology Center until March 9. We are a group of artists who meet on Tuesdays at different locations throughout the area. Everyone works in their media of choice. We invite…

New Art Instructor at the Fine Arts Painting Club

Robin Barns and paintings

Ginny Hutcheson The Quail Creek Fine Arts Painting Club is excited to introduce Robin Barns as a new art instructor. Robin teaches both acrylics and oil painting to many students, who are enjoying learning from such a talented teacher. Robin Barnes has been painting since 1989 and is accomplished in the use of oils and…

Madaras Gallery Calendar of Events

“Day’s End” by Diana Madaras

Laurie Martell November 2020 Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 1 through 8. “The Art of Respite” 2020 annual fall show. View 25 new original paintings by acclaimed southwest artist Diana Madaras. The show, featuring original acrylics, watercolors, and pastels, includes imagery of…

Seven Artists will Participate in Open Studio 2020

Debbie O’Rourke This year marks the fourth year that Quail Creek artists will participate in the highly respected Open Studio Tour sponsored by Tubac Center for the Arts. This tour brings visitors from all over southern Arizona to visit artists’ studios in the Santa Cruz Valley, from Sahuarita to Nogales. This year’s show will take place over…

Artist of the Month – Barbara Ralsten

Barbara Ralsten

Judy McCormick Barbara Ralsten is the artist of the month for August. She moved to Quail Creek four years ago from Santa Clarita, CA, where she was a member of the Santa Clarita Artist Association. Since joining the Fine Arts Painting Club, she has enjoyed taking advantage of the classes and learning even more about…

Artist of the Month: Ginny Hutcheson

Ginny’s scratchboard horse

Judy McCormick Ginny Hutcheson has been chosen as the QCFAPC Artist of the Month for June and July for her work in scratchboard art. What exactly is scratchboard art? Scratchboard refers to a fine-art medium using exacto knives and tools for engraving into a thin layer of white China clay that is coated with black…