Thurs., Oct. 12, 2017
St. Philip’s Church
Meeting at 10 AM
Program at 11 AM
Lyn Hart is a tapestry weaver and the first contemporary tapestry weaver to participate in the National Park system's artist-in-residence program
The austere and sublime desert is her Muse. The patterns, textures, hues, gradations of this unique environment inspire and intrigue her. She currently has a work on view at Tohono Chul in the Dia de los Muertos exhibit. For more:
Lyn Hart Brown Bag Bonus! Bring a lunch and stay after the program for a screening of the acclaimed documentary, A Weaverly Path, which Lyn will present about her mentor, Silvia Heyden. Preview:
November 9 - Laura Tanzer
December 7 - Jim Waid
From September through May, PaperWorks meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at St. Philips in the Hills Church, East Murphey Gallery. PaperWorks meetings are open to members, guests and the public at no charge. Summer meeting times and locations vary. Directions to St. Philips and updates at
PaperWorks is off to another great year,
thanks to the many dedicated members who do their share to make our activities happen.
A big thank you for all that you do. Remember to invite a friend to one of our meetings, and share the creative energy!
Tues., Oct. 17, from 12:45-3pm, we have arranged for our members to
take a private tour of the wonderful collection of public art throughout the town of Oro Valley
. There are still a few openings left; the limit is 13. Email to reserve a space:
The Visual and Textile Arts of Tucson (VTAT) is a collective of artists, educators, and arts organizations that have come together to create a collective space where groups and individuals can learn about, practice and share their interest in textile and visual arts. VTAT has rented a space in the Steinfeld Warehouse Community Arts Center for
Open Studios Tour on October 7 – 8
, (on 6th Street between Granada and Stone). Check it out!
Thank you for the Sept. donations for Sister Jose Center.
Art supplies for the center may be brought to PW meetings this year.
Those who volunteered to teach are much appreciated and more teachers are needed. To volunteer or learn more, email
Take a look at our PW webpage,
, and remember to
send in a few pics of your work for our Members Gallery
to Anne Lucic. See what a creative group we are!
A couple of links you might enjoy:
The next Paperworks Journal will explore “A Sense of Place.”
In Oct., send articles about your artwork inspired by a special place, or created while traveling and/or attending a workshop.
Article length: from 300-900 words. Include at least one photograph of the artwork or location (at 300 dpi). Submit articles, ideas or questions about the theme to Barb Whittlesey at
. We look forward to hearing about how a special place inspired your creation!
The final deadline is the November meeting (Nov. 9).
PaperWorks welcomes new members:
Sandy Holmes, Greer Warren, Lori Jones-Woods and Karen Samson.
We look forward to getting to know you!
Workshops - sneak preview!
Get ready - A most inspiring group of fall and spring workshop presenters want you to create right beside them. First up is Kay Khan in November -
Look for eblasts with details about upcoming workshops with Kay Khan, “Quilt Experiments,” (Nov); Ginger Burrell, “Book Box,” (Feb); and Jane Herrick, “Sculptural Paper and Twine,” (March).
PaperPlay - More Classes Added!
So many offerings, and more to come! Pull out your calendar and check the dates for postings.
Check the website for details
image: MM 17-8 Rondo open
Sun., Oct. 1
10 am - 5 pm.
5155 N. Avenida Primera, Tucson AZ
Part of the Fall Open Studio Tour organized by SAACA.
Through Oct. 6,
Beata has work at Megaphone
PHX ,Phoenix, AZ, LA DADA.
Beata will show at “10 x 10”
a Tohono Chul Park fundraiser
Oct. 6 – Dec. 17, 2017
Entry Gallery “10 x 10” show celebrates this past year’s Tonoho Chul exhibits artists. See work by many regional artists in an eclectic, energetic show - sculpture, unframed paintings, prints, photographs and mixed media works, each no larger than 10 inches in size and each priced at $100.
Tucson Museum of Art
Thurs., Oct. 5, 2017
5 - 8 PM
That evening, TMA’s Museum Store will open with
a reception for featured artist Roxanne Rossi
who will debut Romanced, a series of mixed-media paintings of dresses that evoke excitement, mystery, and contradictions of love. TMA re-opens the TMA Sculpture Garden and the John K. Goodman Pavilion housing the new Museum Store, a historical exhibition Tucson's Early Settlers: The Fish Family, two Art of the American West galleries, and the TMALearn! Creative Space. TMA hosts an Oktoberfest celebration, Sonoran style! Enjoy live Waila music, craft and local brews, and art-making activities.
National Collage Society features PW members
Judy Bjorling invites you to peruse the 33rd Annual National Collage Society Juried Show. Show.
Look for art by PW members
and Congratulations to all! Gretchen Bierbaum is President and Founder of NCS.
C.J. Shane invites you to the Fall 2017 Heart of Tucson Art (HoT Art) Open Studio Tour
, Oct. 28 and 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in midtown Tucson. We have 26 stops on our artist organized and artist-run HoT Art tour. Check out the artists at
Shane also invites you to learn about and support the
publication of her first mystery novel, Desert Jade: A Letty Valdez Mystery
, set in southern Arizona. Learn more here:
The Disgrace – Words and Deeds, textile with hand embroidery and digital image on cloth of Brandel’s original postage stamp collage, 34” x 34”.
Barbara Brandel made a quilt that was accepted into "Threads of Resistance,"
a national touring exhibit that began at the New England Quilt Museum and travels until 11-4-18, including the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Mass. in late 2017. Catalog available on Amazon. More info at
"Barrio Viejo" Polaroid dye transfer by Jo Kubran
Jo will be part of this fall show in Gilbert.
Exhibit: "Little by Little"
October 21 - December 2, 2017
Reception: October 28
Art Intersection Gallery
207 N. Gilbert Road
Instruction Offered by PW Members
There are still few openings in this workshop:
Developing Content in an Artist’s Book Format, sponsored by the Santa Fe Book Arts Group, Santa Fe, NM, October 14-15, 2017
Pima Community College West Campus
ART 249 - Book Arts
Dates: Jan 16-May 11, 2018
Class meets: Fridays 9:00-1:30pm
Beginner to advanced level. A survey of folded, traditional, sewn, mixed media and altered book structures with demos, critiques, videos, field trips plus in class studio/work time. (Advanced students will be able to revisit, vary and design their own projects)
Emphasis on marrying structure with content, on printmaking techniques and on swapping information and ideas. Students 55 years and older can take advantage of Arizona resident half price tuition. For information and registration:
Questions about the class?
Mary Ellen Palmeri
Mary Ellen moderates Origami LAFF, a fun-loving paper-folding club meeting on the 3rd Sunday each month from 1-4pm at the Nanini branch library. Meetings are free, open to the public. Next meeting: Sun., Oct. 17.
Set of 3 flat files available - $600 or best offer
These files are on coasters for easy mobility and in excellent and clean condition. If interested, contact
for more information. Anyone purchasing these would need to be able to dismantle and haul them. Dimensions are as follows:
The inside drawer dimensions are 51.5" W x 41" D. Outside dimensions of the whole unit are as follows: 51.25" H with locking wheel base, 55.5” W, 45.25" D.
submitted by Margaret Suchland
Ludmila Pawlowska: Icons in Transformation
An amazing show is being installed at St. Philip’s right now — Russian abstract expressionist Ludmila Pawlowska’s interpretations of traditional icons in various media, techniques, and sizes. Because the works will be displayed in the Galleries (where we meet), as well as the Church and the gardens, you can walk through the show after the Oct. and Nov. PW meetings. To read more:
The gala grand opening is Sun., Oct. 1, beginning at 5 p.m. All are invited.
submitted by Sue Agnew
Altered books, fake news, and the Protestant Reformation
submitted by Maria Lee
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