CALL TO ARTISTS: SPINES N’ THINGS

WomanKraft Art Center  presents SPINES N’ THINGS 388 S. Stone Avenue CALL TO ARTISTS

 

SPINES N’ THINGS
June 6th – July 25th, 2015
Receptions: Saturday, June 6 and Saturday, July 11 7:00-10:00 P.M.
Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday Through Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.
WomanKraft Art Center, 388 s. Stone Avenue, invites you to the upcoming exhibit, SPINES N’ THINGS!
This show will focus on the ‘point’ of the desert. Yes, cactus spines. This is a chance to showcase the prickly beauty that goes hand-in-hand with this amazing place. All mediums accepted. Everyone is encouraged to apply, no fee to apply, no fee to exhibit, no fee for wall space!
Two evening receptions will be held, June 6th and July 11th from 7:00-10:00 PM. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 1:00-5:00 P.M.

Call for Artists interested in exhibiting in SPINES N’ THINGS? All Mediums accepted.
Deadline For Submission: May 23rd, 2015.
Call Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne at (520) 629-9976 ext. 3 to schedule an appointment.

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First Saturday is Reception Night!!

wklogoCUTOUTwebsizeHappy May everyone! Can you believe it’s May this weekend? We are so lucky here in Tucson with such gorgeous sunshine and spring weather!
And what does a new month mean? First Saturday Night, Art Walk Night at downtown Tucson art galleries!

Join WomanKraft in celebrating this special occasion this Saturday, May 2nd from 7:00 – 10:0 P.M. for an evening of divine art celebrating our feminine power, with the current exhibit, Drawing Down the Muse.

Drawing Down the Muse runs through May 30th at the WomanKraft Art Center located at 388 S. Stone Avenue, just 4 blocks south of Broadway. The gallery is open weekly Wednesday – Saturday, 1:00 -5:00 P.M. with 2 evening Receptions the first Saturday of the Month. (April 4 and May 2) 7 – 10 PM.

We are proud to announce that this is our 23rd annual Women’s only exhibit. This particular show is a spectacular combination of over 30 local artists showcasing a variety of media. By and for local women artists. Viva la mujer!! Support your local artists and non-profit arts organizations, you fantastic cultural creative, you.

And why not make it a whole evening of art? First Saturday Art Walk is all over downtown, be sure to learn more here, http://www.firstsaturdayartwalks.com/.

 

Giclee on Canvas by Marguerite Lloyd

‘Communion’ Oil Painting, Giclee on Canvas by Marguerite Lloyd

 

See a sneak peek of some of this work on our gallery page, by clicking here!

There is still time to catch ‘Drawing Down the Muse’

Have you been to WomanKraft recently?? Join in celebrating our 23rd Annual Drawing Down the Muse Exhibit! This is our only exclusive Women’s only exhibit, by and for local women artists. Come and join us in this celebration of our divine feminine power. All mediums and subject matter displayed, over 30 artists featured.

The Gallery is open Wednesday – Saturday 1:00 – 5:00 P.M.
With an evening reception the first Saturday of the month, April 4 and May 2nd 7:00 – 10:00 P.M.
We are located at 388 s. Stone Avenue.

To see a sneak peak of this exhibit, visit our Gallery Page by clicking here!!

Baby Let’s Fall in Love by Kat Cronn

Newest Edition of the Castle Voice

It’s here! The newest edition of The Castle Voice, a 4 month guide to events, classes and workshops, gallery exhibits happening at WomanKraft – 388 S. Stone Avenue!
This Edition, our 46th, will keep you up to date for the months of May, June, July and August. Woohooo!

Click on the image to download the paper-less version!

Did you sign up at the gallery for a hard copy? Don’t worry, it should be in your mailboxes Friday!!

46 Castle Voice May-August 2015(2) Castle Voice

Join WomanKraft at the Flycatcher Tonight!

DIY at Flycatcher with FST!

Join WomanKraft ‘Doing It Yourself’ with FST! Female StoryTellers at the Flycatcher on 4th Ave TONIGHT!!

Happy Wednesday!  Made plans for this evening yet? Join us at the Flycatcher at 7 pm. Sometimes, when you want something done right, you’ve just got to Do It Yourself. Join us at the Flycatcher tonight, Wednesday, April 8, as the crafty women of FST! tell their stories of making, building, doing, hacking, crafting, and home-improving.

Doors open at 6:30PM, show starts at 7 PM.
Suggested donation is $7
; cash only, please!

The Flycatcher is located at 340 E. 6th Street
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As always, FST! will donate a portion of proceeds to a local nonprofit. This month, the beneficiary is the WomanKraft Art Center, a Non-Profit Arts Organization founded in 1974 to claim, validate, and empower women and other under represented groups.

FST! (Female StoryTellers) was founded in 2012 as a creative outlet for women to have a voice in Tucson. Each month FST! invites women to write and perform personal stories based on a set prompt or theme. As passionate as FST! members are about storytelling, FST! also focuses on supporting the local community by raising funds for arts and community organizations. www.fstorytellers.com.

Drawing Down the Muse OPENING RECEPTION this weekend and more!

Drawing Down the Muse

Join WomanKraft THIS SATURDAY, April 4th for our 23rd Annual Women’s Only Exhibit: Drawing Down the Muse.
Come celebrate our divine feminine power with Tucson original art work – by and for women artists. No restriction on subject matter.
Drawing Down the Muse opens Saturday, April 4th with an Evening Reception from 7:00 – 10:00 P.M. at the WomanKraft Art Center, located just 4 blocks south of Broadway. Artists, don’t forget your beautiful name tags!

Want to stop by and see the new show some other time? Feel free! the WomanKraft gallery is open Wednesdays through Saturdays, starting April 8 – May 30 from 1:00 – 5:00 P.M. There will be another evening reception the first Saturday in May, May 2nd from 7-10 P.M. For more information, Call (520) 629-9976
AND NEXT WEEK, DRUM ROLL PLEASE,

DIYClick on the image above to see the Facebook Event!!
Join WomanKraft at the Flycatcher for an amazing event hosted by FST! Female StoryTellers. www.fstorytellers.com
Sometimes, when you want something done right, you’ve just got to Do It Yourself. Join us at the Flycatcher on Wednesday, April 8, as the crafty women of FST! tell their stories of making, building, doing, hacking, crafting, and home-improving. FST!ers are doing it for themselves!
Doors open at 6:30PM, show starts at 7. Suggested donation is $7; cash only, please! ASL interpreters will be provided. Venue is 21+.
As always, FST! will donate a portion of proceeds to a local nonprofit. This month, our beneficiary is WomanKraft Art Center, a Non-Profit Arts Organization founded in 1974 to claim, validate, and empower women artists and other under represented groups

Karaoke Night is Coming! Are you?

Karaoke is LIVE this Saturday at WomanKraft!

Join us THIS Saturday, February 28th from 7:00- 10:00 P.M. for some fabulous entertainment, good company while still being surrounded by local art!!

There are always wonderful things happening at the WomanKraft Art Center, and February is no exception! Join our amazing KJ, Terri McGuire at our third ever Karaoke Night! Delicious munchies and the  non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.
Suggested Donation is only $5 Non Members and $3 WomanKraft Members! Wooo!
Also, help us to coax the arrival of spring with our March 7th Reception and Exhibition of Here Comes the Sun. 

Karaoke night!! EEeekk!Have questions? Call us at (520) 629-9976.
Better yet, why don’t you come on in at take a peek at the gallery?
We are open Wednesday – Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.
388 s. Stone Avenue

On another note, WomanKraft currently has a CALL TO ARTISTS for our annual Drawing Down The Muse,This show includes all
mediums, unrestricted in subject matter, and promotes the talented women of our community. Join us in celebrating this important and beautiful tradition.. CALL TO ARTISTS: Deadline For Submission: March 21, 2015. Call Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne at (520) 629-9976 ext. 3 to schedule an appointment.

 

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Check out this amazing blog!

Our Current Exhibit, Here Comes the Sun, has over 23 local artists exhibiting a variety of mediums in celebration on the arrival of spring. One of our new artists, showing work with us for the very first time, Miriam F. Vercillo, a crotchet artist, inspires many, including her daughter, a crotchet enthusiast. Check out the fantastic article about Miriam and her work at http://www.crochetconcupiscence.com/2015/02/my-mother-the-crochet-artist/

A Splash of Color Miriam F Vercillo

WomanKraft would like to say Thank you! to Kathryn Vercillo for mentioning us.

Haven’t been in to catch the show yet? Here Comes the Sun is open to the public
Wednesday – Saturday 1:00-5 :00 P.M. at 388 S. Stone Avenue. An Evening Reception will be held
Saturday, March 7 from 7:00-10:00 PM.

February Events at the WomanKraft Castle

There are always wonderful things happening at the WomanKraft Art Center, and February is no exception!

Help us to coax the arrival of spring with our Opening Reception and Exhibition
Here Comes the Sun.

Opening Reception THIS SATURDAY February 7th
7:00 – 10:00  P.M. (388 s. Stone Ave)

Here’s a tiny sneak preview of some of the work being displayed in this exhibit. Hope you like it!

On a completely separate note, have you ‘friend-ed’ WomanKraft on Facebook yet? Check it out, we’ve gone viral!
https://www.facebook.com/womankraft

Later in February, Join WomanKraft on Saturday, February 28 from 7- 10 P.M. for Karaoke tunes and good times!

We always rock the house, and audience participation is totally optional. $5 non-members, $3 WomanKraft Members! See you there!

Karaoke night!! EEeekk!

Call to Artists AND Rummage Fair in January!!

WomanKraft Art Center hosting an INDOOR rummage 2 day sale!! Join us for great bargains for a great cause- all proceeds will go towards maintenance and improvements at our non-profit art center. Plus you’ll be inside where it is nice and toasty getting your winter fix of yard sale bargains!

Where: 388 south Stone Avenue – just 4 blocks south of Broadway
When: Friday and Saturday, January 16 and 17, 8 A.M.–4 P.M.
Art supplies, kitchen stuff, knick-knacks, books, clothes, tools, toys, movies, all you can think of and more!
We are also seeking volunteers for set up Wednesday, January 14 from 1-5 PM and Thursday, January 15 10 AM until it’s done.
The fair will run Friday and Saturday, January 16 and 17, 8 A.M.–4 P.M. NO EARLY BIRDS.

After setting up and selling for 4 days, we really could use some fresh help boxing and loading everything, we start at 4:01 Saturday afternoon. Call or talk with us in person to schedule your participation. (520) 629-9976. Thanks!

Join us at the best indoor bargain extravaganza in town!!

Join WomanKraft for our Bi-Annual Rummage Sale!

Where 388 south Stone Avenue
just 4 blocks south of Broadway

When:  Fri., Aug. 16, and Sat., Aug. 17,
8:00 AM-4:00 PM
. NO EARLY BIRDS.

What:  Art supplies, kitchen stuff, knickknacks, books, clothes, tools, toys, movies, all you can think of and more!
Who:  YOU —  Please join us Friday and/or Saturday!
Why: All proceeds go towards maintenance and improvements of our nonprofit art center.

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WomanKraft Art Center  is pleased to announce the following CALL TO ARTISTS

Here Comes the Sun

February - March 2015

WomanKraft currently accepting submissions for our February – March 2015 Here Comes the Sun exhibit.

 

February 7 –March 28, 2015:
Evening Receptions: February 7 and March 7, 7-10pm
388 s. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ (520) 629-9976
Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 1:00- 5:00 P.M.
Free for Public Enjoyment.
How do you creatively perceive the springing into spring, snow melting, robins arriving, flowers blooming? Bring your artistic interpretations in all mediums for this exhibit. Deadline for submission: January 24, 2014. Call (520) 629-9976 ext. 3 to schedule an appointment with Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne.