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The Gallery at Tempe Center for the Arts sponsored by Northern Trust offers visitors a warm and friendly environment for thoughtful and engaging experiences. Rotating exhibitions include a wide variety of local and regional artists as well as themes of popular and cultural interest.

Upcoming Exhibition

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Tempe Xhibition: celebrating ten years

Sept. 9, 2017 - Jan. 6, 2018

Tempe has earned the reputation for being a smart, diverse and overall a very cool place. It is just big enough to entice new businesses and tourists and just small enough to give residents a home-town atmosphere. At one time or another, many of the Valley’s movers and shakers in the arts have lived, studied, worked and/or played here. Some studied at Arizona State University and chose to stay while others may have moved on, but continue to think of Tempe as “theirs.” This exhibition celebrates the creative, funky and innovative spirit of Tempe and some of the people who make it cool.

Exhibiting Artists: Kristin Bauer, Angie Dell, Tlisza Jaurique, Lena Klett, Mark Klett, Natalie Klett, Melissa Martinez, Emily Matyas, Dan Mayer, Jacob Meders, Marie Navarre, John Randall Nelson, Kyle O’Malley, Emmett Potter, Emily Ritter, Christy Weiser, Garth Weiser, Kurt Weiser and Marcus Zilliox. Thank you: Friends of Tempe Center for the Arts, ASU’s Pyracantha Press and the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe.

Free Public Reception: Sept. 9 | 6-9 pm | Gallery

Friday Night Maker Workshops with the artists
5:30-7:30 pm | Gallery | Free | Enjoy free live music in lobby with EDGE happy hour
10/20: Beautiful and Toxic Paper Cutting with artist Melissa Martinez
12/15: Kristin and Emmett’s Excellent T-Shirt Adventure with artists Kristin Bauer and Emmett Potter

Saturday Print Maker Workshop with ASU’s Pyracantha Press
9 am-Noon | Gallery | Free | All Ages | Enjoy complimentary coffee and bagels
11/18: Basic Printmaking and Paper Folding with artist Dan Mayer

 

700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281 | www.tempe.gov/TCA | 480-350-2822

 

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2018 Call For Art

Tempe Galleries (formerly Tempe Community Galleries) is a satellite program of the Gallery at Tempe Center for the Arts sponsored by Northern Trust. Tempe is seeking Arizona visual artists to participate in unique exhibitions in high traffic public spaces such as the Tempe Public Library and the Tempe Post Office on Mill Avenue. Each location receives hundreds of visitors each week.

Instructions for Online submission

1) Create a ZIP folder for your application materials: application form, artist statement/bio, resume, Art Submission list with thumbnails and up to 5 jpeg images.

2) Name the ZIP folder with your last name.

3) Click on the “Apply Now” link below.

4) Type your email address in the “From” section.

5) Type your last name and Call for Art in the “Subject” section.

6) Type your full name, address and phone number in the “Message” section.

7) Add Files: attach ZIP folder.

8) Send.

Alternate submission format: Hard copy/CD applications will be accepted. Send to:
TEMPE GALLERIES | 2018 CALL FOR ART | 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway |Tempe, AZ 85281

  • Materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Oct. 13, 2017. No late applications will be accepted. No extensions will be granted.

LINKS

2018 Application (pdf)
2018 Application Guidelines (pdf)
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Tempe Galleries

Local artists, local themes and local interest. 

Tempe Galleries provide art encounters that are fun, eye catching and relate to a local audience. Exhibitions are meant to inspire thought, enjoyment and discussion for all ages. Tempe's satellite galleries include three art spaces at the Tempe Public Library (Youth Library, Connections Cafe and 2nd floor lobby) and the four storefront windows at the Tempe Post office on Mill Avenue. Visit the Tempe Galleries page for more information.


 

Tempe Galleries (formerly Tempe Community Galleries) is a satellite program of the Gallery at Tempe Center for the Arts. This year, Tempe is seeking Arizona visual artists to participate in unique exhibitions in high traffic public spaces such as the Tempe Public Library and the Post Office on Mill Avenue. 
*Photo credit Miachelle DePiano
*Photo credit Miachelle DePiano

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