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Contemporary interpretations of landscapes by Brenda Bredvik, Barbara Gurwitz, Mitch Henderson, Greg Rochester, Monika Rossa and Albert Scharf are featured in a new exhibit at Wilde Meyer Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive. Scharf's 32-by-40-inch oil-on-canvas, "Storm Mesa," is among the featured works. "Contemporary Landscape Interpretations" opens with a reception from 5-7 p.m. March 13 and runs through April 3.

Contemporary interpretations of landscapes by Brenda Bredvik, Barbara Gurwitz, Mitch Henderson, Greg Rochester, Monika Rossa and Albert Scharf are featured in a new exhibit at Wilde Meyer Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive. Scharf's 32-by-40-inch oil-on-canvas, "Storm Mesa," is among the featured works. "Contemporary Landscape Interpretations" opens with a reception from 5-7 p.m. March 13 and runs through April 3.

OPENING THIS WEEK
AZORA GALLERY: March 13-April 1: “Dialogue/Diálogo.” This dual showcase features works by painters Jeffrey Jonczyk of Tucson and Arturo Meade of Oaxaca, Mexico. March 13: Artist reception, 6-9 p.m. When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays Where: 2870 E. Skyline Drive, Suite 170 Info: 577-5111, www.azoragallery.com

COMMUNITY LONG GALLERY: March 14-May 25: “Hidden Trails” features works by Francheskaa. March 14: Opening reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m. When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily Where: Academy Village, 13701 E. Old Spanish Trail Info: 647-0900

EL OJITO SPRINGS CENTER FOR CREATIVITY: March 16-April 30: “Coppelia’s View” features Coppelia Tarantal’s photographic journey as an HIV/AIDS educator in Namibia, Africa. When: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily Where: 340 N. Fourth Ave., Info: 624-4800, www.elojitosprings.com/exhibits.html

MARDON FROST: March 14-April 1: Works by Carol Ruff Franza and Ron Head. March 14: Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays Where: at Plaza Palomino, 2960 N. Swan Road, No. 136 Info: 323-6947, www.mardonfrost.com

RANCH HOUSE GALLERY: March 13-April 23: Artist Bernita Barfield presents an exhibit inspired by the colors of the desert southwest. When: 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays Where: in Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road Info: 749-3718

TANGERINE GALLERY: March 15-May 17: “Sculptural Odyssey: A Gallery and Garden Exhibition” by sculptors Steven Derks, Ed Davenport and Bryan Crow. Also, new paintings by Derks, who will give two talks during the exhibition. • 2 p.m. March 15: “The Art World, the Artist and the Collector” • 2 p.m. April 3: The Life of An Artist.” When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays Where: 2522 E. Fort Lowell Road, Info: 326-5028, www.tangerinegallery.com

TOHONO CHUL PARK: March 13-May 18: “The Getzwiller Navajo Churro Collection: Tradition and Innovation.” March 13: Opening reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Reception is free and does not require admission to the park. Also in conjunction with the exhibit, the park will host a Navajo Weavings Trunk Show with Steve Getzwiller, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 29-30. The exhibit and trunk show are free with admission. When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily Where: Exhibit Hall, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte Price: $7 adults, $5 seniors, active military, $2 ages 5-12, $3 students with ID. Children 4 and younger free Info: 742-6455, www.tohonochulpark.org

WILDE MEYER GALLERY: March 13-April 3: “Contemporary Landscape Interpretations” features works by Brenda Bredvik, Barbara Gurwitz, Mitch Henderson, Greg Rochester, Monika Rossa and Albert Scharf. March 13: Art Walk and opening reception, 5-7 p.m. When: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays Where: 3001 E. Skyline Drive, Suite 109 Info: 615-5222, www.wildemeyer.com

CONTINUING
ABA GALLERY: Through May 2: “Remembering China.” A traveler’s fleeting impressions of the streets, waterways, countryside and people through photographs by Cy Lehrer. When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays Where: at Alliance Bank of Arizona, 4703 E. Camp Lowell Road Info: 784-6021

ACCESS TUCSON GALLERY: Closing March 15: Works by African-American photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris. The artist’s photos captured life in the black community throughout the 20th century. He was given the nickname “One Shot” because he rarely made his subjects sit for any retakes. When: noon-10 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Saturdays Where: 124 E. Broadway, Info: 624-9833

ARIZONA STATE MUSEUM: Through Feb. 2010: “Set in Stone: 2,000 Years of Gem and Mineral Trade in the Southwest.” When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Where: on the UA campus, (East of the main entrance on University Boulevard) Info: 621-6302, www.statemuseum.arizona.edu

ARIZONA-SONORA DESERT MUSEUM: Through March 30: “Blossom – Art of Flowers.” Where: Ironwood Gallery, 2021 N. Kinney Road Price: $13 adults, $4.25 ages 6-12 Info: 883-2702, www.desertmuseum.org/arts

ART GALLERY: Through March 27: “Art of the Blacksmith: Branding Irons of the Southwest.” When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays or by appointment at 405-5800. Where: 1122 N. Stone Ave., Info: 624-7099

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Through April 7: “ACT III, Colors & Shapes” features works by members of the Artists Connection Tucson. When: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays and noon-1 p.m. Sundays Where: in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, 4831 E. 22nd St. Info: 748-1551

ARTSEYE: Through May 16: “American Cowgirl” is a collection of photographs by Jamie Williams, who traveled all over the United States capturing the spirit of the cowgirl. When: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays Where: 3550 E. Grant Road, Info: 325-0260, artseye.com

BRANDI FENTON MEMORIAL PARK, GALLERY: Closing March 14: “No Boundaries” is a juried show featuring works by members of the Contemporary Artists of Southern Arizona. When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays Where: Visitors Center, 3482 E. River Road Info: 877-6000

CAMPUS CHRISTIAN CENTER ART GALLERY: Closing March 14: “ManodeMona” features charcoal drawings and watercolors by Mona Massaro. When: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays Where: UA campus, 715 N. Park Ave. Info: 623-7575

CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY: Through May 4: “Debating Modern Photography: The Triumph of Group f/64.” Becky Senf, who organized the exhibition, will lead a gallery walk and discussion at 5:30 p.m. April 24. Joan Fontcuberta, internationally acclaimed artist, curator, and theoretical writer, at 5:30 p.m. March 28 will discuss the tension between truth and beauty that has propelled photography’s evolution since its origin. When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and noon-5 weekends Where: on the UA campus, 1030 N. Olive Road Info: 621-7968, www.creativephotography.org

DAVIS DOMINGUEZ GALLERY: Through March 29: New Paintings by James P. Cook. When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays Where: 154 E. Sixth St. Info: 629-9759

DEGRAZIA GALLERY IN THE SUN: Through May 11: “The Way of the Cross” features 15 original oil paintings by Ted DeGrazia depicting the suffering and crucifixion of Christ. In addition, 40 oil paintings of the Yaqui Indians celebrating the Lenten season are also on exhibit. When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily Where: 6300 N. Swan Road, Info: 299-9191, www.degrazia.org

DESERT ARTISANS GALLERY: Through March 23: “Paint Splash” features works by Tucson artists Danuta Jakubowski, Richard Eller, Jeff Garton, Judy Nakari and Terry Slonaker. When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sundays Where: 6536 E. Tanque Verde, Info: 722-4412, www.DesertArtisans.com

DINNERWARE ARTSPACE: Through March 29: “The Art of PaperWorks” features works by the Sonoran Collective for Paper and Book Artists. When: noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and by appointment Where: 264 E. Congress St., Info: 792-4503, www.dinnerwarearts.com

DRAWING STUDIO GALLERY: Through March 30: “Collage as a Way of Seeing: Beyond Kindergarten” features works by The Contemporary Artists of Southern Arizona. When: noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays Where: 33 S. Sixth Ave., Info: 620-0947, www.thedrawingstudio.org

EL OJITO SPRINGS CENTER FOR CREATIVITY: Through April 13: Black-and-white photos by local artist Michael Hyatt. March 15: “Meet the Artist,” 7 p.m. When: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily Where: 340 N. Fourth Ave., Info: 624-4800, www.elojitosprings.com/ exhibits.html

EL PRESIDIO GALLERY: Through March 21: A two-man show for impressionistic realist oil painters Chuck Mardosz and John Pototschnik. When: 9:30 a.m.-5:30 Mondays-Saturdays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays Where: in Old Town Artisans, 186 N. Meyer Ave. Info: 299-1414

ETHERTON GALLERY DOWNTOWN: Through March 22: “The View From Here: Photographs by Elliott Erwitt, Alex Webb and Scott B. Davis.” When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, extended hours on Thursdays until 7 p.m. Where: 135 S. Sixth Ave., between Broadway and 12th Street Info: 624-7370, www.ethertongallery.com

GALERIA LA SIRENA: Through April 18: Works by the Caribbean American Association of Artists. When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment Where: 2905 E. Broadway Info: 319-1262 Directions: (west of Country Club, north side of Broadway)

GALLERY AT 6TH & 6TH: Through April 19: “Monumental Watercolors II” features large, abstract works by Bohdan Osyczka. When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment Where: 439 N. Sixth Ave., Suite 189, Suite 189 Info: 903-0650, www.sixthandsixth.com

GRIFFONAGE STUDIOS: Through March 29: “Dessins Petits” features small drawings by local artist Laura LaFave. When: noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and by appointment Where: 270 E. Congress St., Info: 623-3323, www.griffonagestudios.com

GROGAN GALLERY OF FINE ART: Through March 31: “Desert Cubism” features works by local painters Vytas Sakalas and Donna Stoner. When: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays Where: 2890 E. Skyline Drive, Suite 160 Info: 577-8787, www.ggrogangallery.com

JANE HAMILTON FINE ARTS: Through March 23: “Spring Show” features new works by Joby Lamplot, Tom Murray, Martha Braun, Don Swanson, Pokey Park, Barry Sapp, Jack Eggman, Pat Parkinson, Kathy Haun and Pat Boquard. When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays Where: 1825 E. River Road, Suite 111 Info: 529-4886, www.janehamiltonfineart.com

JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY: Through March 31: “Fly Zone” features works by mixed-media and photo-conceptual artist Allan deSouza. When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays Where: 1031 N. Olive Road, located within the University of Arizona School of Art Info: 626-4215

MOCA ON THE PLAZA: Through April 26: “Arid Zones/Zones Arides” is a cross-cultural and binational exhibition of work by French artists Mosset, Mathieu Mercier, Morgane Tschiember, Anne-Marie Jugnet, Alain Clairet, Aurelien Froment, John M. Armleder and Wilfrid Almendra. When: noon-5 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays-Saturdays Where: Museum of Contemporary Art, 149 N. Stone Ave. Price: $5 Info: 624-5019, www.moca-tucson.org

MOUNTAIN SHADOW GALLERY: Through April 1: New works by Mark Gould from his series, “My Neighbor’s House.” When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays Where: Gallery Row at El Cortijo, 3001 E. Skyline Drive, Suite 109 Info: 577-6301

MURPHEY GALLERY: Through March 27: Oils by Marilyn Poppino and watercolors by Victoria Wills. When: 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays Where: St. Philip’s in the Hills Parish, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Info: 299-7649

PLATFORM GALLERY: Through March 29: “Cotten – Wood” features new works by Tucson artist Matt Cotten and Santa Fe artist Jesse Wood. When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays Where: Main Gallery, 439 N. Sixth Ave. Info: 882-3886, www.platformart.com

SAAVI GALLERY: Through March 31: Works by Cal Cook and Ron Boyd. March 14: Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Refreshments will be served. For information, call Laura 744-6063 or 300-0621. When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays Where: Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired, 3767 E. Grant Road Info: 795-1331

TEMPLE GALLERY: Through April 2: “Owen Williams (1935-2007).” The show honors and celebrates the life and work of this longtime Tucson artist, who passed away in October of 2007. When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays and preceding Arizona Theatre Company performances Where: at Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. Info: 624-7370, www.ethertongallery.com

THE MAX GALLERY: Closing March 15: Works by nationally acclaimed oil painter Robert Kembel. When: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays Where: 3001 E. Skyline Drive, Suite 105 Info: 529-7349, www.themaxgallery.com

TOSCANA STUDIO AND GALLERY: Through March 30: “Flora Fantastica” features works by Elizabeth Von Isser, Richard Zellens, Pam Cheeseman and Jo Andre. When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays Where: 9040 N. Oracle Road, Suite A Info: 575-1445, toscanastudioandgallery.com

TRICO ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE: Through March 28: “MAC Member Art Show” features works by artists Nancy Denzler, Rebecca Bushner, Candace Greenburg, Tracy Skinner and Jerry Loczi. The show is presented by the Marana Arts Council. When: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays Where: 8600 W. Tangerine Road, Marana Info: 682-4488, www.maranaarts.org

TUCSON JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER: Through June 1: Marcelo Brodsky: Memory Works. The exhibit, presented by Jewish-Latino Coalition, showcases the work of world-renowned Argentinean photographer Brodsky, an artist who draws on his own personal history as well as the shared experience of state terrorism as it impacts on a personal level. The show opens with a special reception and presentation by the artist at 3:30 p.m. March 16. Admission to the reception is free but RSVP is required. Call Jane Scott at the Jewish Federation, 577-9393, jscott@jfsa.org. When: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays and Sundays Where: Fine Art Gallery, 3800 E. River Road Info: 299-3000

TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART: Through May 11: “Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation 2,” the second exhibit of three in a series exploring provocative, contemporary works by young American Indian artists within the context of changes in the visual arts. When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays. Where: 140 N. Main Ave., Price: $8 general, $6 seniors (60+), $3 student (13+). Members and ages 12 and under are free Info: 624-2333, www.TucsonMuseumofArt.org

UA MUSEUM OF ART: Through March 23: Laylah Ali: Drawings from the Typology Series When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays Where: 1031 N. Olive Road Info: 621-7567, artmuseum.arizona.edu

UA UNION GALLERY: Through March 21: BFA Senior Exhibition features works created by graduating students from the University of Arizona School of Art. When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays Where: 1303 E. University Blvd., (third floor) Info: 621-6142, www.union.arizona.edu/gallery

CONRAD WILDE GALLERY: Through March 29: “Third annual Encaustic Invitational” features 24 established and emerging artists from across the United States and Canada. Encaustic combines melted beeswax mixed with paint, pigments and natural resins resulting in sensual surfaces, rich color, vibrant texture and incredible depth. When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays or by appointment Where: 210 N. Fourth Ave., Info: 622-8997, www.conradwildegallery.com

WOMANKRAFT ART GALLERY: Through March 29: “Forever Wild” explores the themes of wild animals in all artistic mediums. This annual show benefits Tucson’s animal sanctuary and rehabilitation center Forever Wild. When: 1-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays Where: 388 S. Stone Ave., Info: 629-9976, www.womankraft.org

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