Tag: art

Fall Festival Arts and Crafts Fair

Fall Festival 11th annual Arts and Crafts Fair The Fall Festival will be held at the Madera Clubhouse and the Creative Arts and Technology Center on Saturday, November 7, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday, November 8 from 10:00 am. to 2:00 p.m. Quail Creek residents and clubs showcase and sell…

The Gift of Self

Cap: Attributed to Iroquois/Tuscarora Glenngary Cap circa 1875

Ron and Vicki Sullivan Author Kevin Aldrich wrote, “Every person’s most fundamental vocation, moral responsibility and source of fulfillment is authentic self-giving.” For the Sullivans of Quail Creek, the Gift of Self is a doll created by Charla Khanna. Her creation is an adventure in the magic of colored thread, a needle, beads, stones, carefully selected…

Art abounds at Clay Festival

Diego Valles, 2015 Clay Festival lecturer

Ron and Vicki Sullivan For all Quail Creek clay enthusiasts and those contemplating a brief summer get away, check out this 2015 clay festival. A pleasant three hour drive from Quail Creek is the Silver City Clay Festival July 27 through August 2. A couple of overnight reservations are suggested for this quaint artsy town…

QC annual Fall Festival Arts and Crafts fair

The Quail Creek annual Fall Festival Arts and Crafts Fair will be held Saturday, November 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Madera Clubhouse. Over 100 Quail Creek residents and clubs prepare all year for this annual craft fair featuring a large variety…

Crossing Borders to put hands in clay

Ron Sullivan showing his Mata Ortiz Mexican Pottery

Vicki and Ron Sullivan What do Mata Ortiz Mexican Pottery, Silver City in New Mexico and Quail Creek have in common? Would a hint help? The 2014 five day Clay Festival held in Silver City, New Mexico, could be the answer. On an overcast Thursday afternoon in August, a group of 12 people sat underneath…

Spark your creative fire with glass

Study Group Leader John-Peter Wilhite (kneeling) along with Quail Creek/OLLI-UA Green Valley Campus Tucson Glass Art Scene class members and friends taking a moment at Tucson’s Philabaum Glass Gallery and Studio.

Ron and Vicki Sullivan If names like Corning Glass, Dale Chihuly and Preston Singletary tantalize a taste for the silica art form of glass, then Sonoran Glass Studio (SGS) is a must. Founded in 2001 as a nonprofit, SGS is one of the premiere glass arts education facilities in the Southwest. Located in one of…

Watercolor class offered

A watercolor course will again be offered at Quail Creek by Bert Boerema during the months of January and February. Bert is a well known artist and instructor and has been teaching this course at Quail Creek for several years. This has been a very popular course and many of his students have repeated several…

Beginning watercolor class

Beginning Watercolor or Acrylics Painting will be taught by Instructor Joyce Finn at 520-203-8009. If you have always wanted to paint, this is the class for you. It starts February 7, 2014, and runs for four weeks every Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Call 520-203-8009 for more information and to sign up. Classes…