PaperWorks meetings are open to members, guests, and the public free of charge. They are held on the 2nd Thursday of the month.
The business meeting starts at 10am and the program follows at 11am. (The Murphy Gallery is reserved from 9am-1pm, so you can come early or stay later to visit & reconnect with others!).
Location: East Murphey Gallery at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, located on the northeast corner of Campbell Ave. and River Road.
4440 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85742
For more information, contact
Ann Erickson or Jo Kubran
2016-2017 Meetings and Programs
April 13, 2017
Alexandra Bowers is a Phoenix based artist who received her BFA in 2012 from Arizona State University. Inspired by the natural surrounding environment, Bowers utilizes data collected while exploring to produce wood burned studies of flora and fauna she finds along the way. Her work will be shown at Tohono Chul from February 16th through April 19th, 2017. www.alexandrabowersart.com.
This is Who You've Missed So Far this Year
September 8, 2016
Our September speaker is abstract artist Miles Conrad, director and curator
of the Conrad Wilde Gallery in Tucson, which exhibits contemporary work
by established and emerging artists. Miles is best known for his extraordinary
encaustic work which has been exhibited nationally, and is in many private
and public collections. The gallery also includes an encaustic supply shop
and helpful advice from Miles in product choices.
October 13, 2016
Artist Karen Hymer is the October guest speaker whose interests include a wide-range of technical approaches to the medium of photography. She explores the blending of photo-sensitive materials, digital medium, printmaking and encaustics. Her work is in many private and public collections throughout the country. She offers workshops in Photopolymer Gravure printing, and private consultations for fine art digital printing at her studio in Tucson. www.karenhymer.com
November 10, 2016
Monica Zavala Durazo
Fiber artist Monica Zavala Durazo constructs intricate contemporary sculptural work from a variety of materials including felt and repurposed paper. The unexpected and magical results of her designs are a joy to experience as in "Alimentary Fragments" currently on exhibit through November 23rd at the Conrad Wilde Gallery in Tucson. www.monicazavaladurazo.com
December 8, 2016
Abstract artist Tim Mosman's studio practice is focused on painting and drawing using ink, watercolors, graphite and gesso on a variety of media. Currently, his paintings are in the exhibit "Fanaux" at Temple Gallery, Tucson, until December 31, 2016. www.timmosman.com
acrylic and sumi ink on watercolor paper
January 12, 2017
Phoenix artist Mayme Kratz lives in the center of the city, in the middle of the desert surrounded by the enormity of the Arizona horizon She walks and forages in the dusty, hot landscape collecting specimens such as seeds, bones and other bits that most might overlook. She preserves and protects this ephemera in resin or on paper. Her work celebrate the endless cycles of change and rebirth in nature. She is represented by Lisa Settee Gallery in Phoenix and Doby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco. She exhibits at Etherton Gallery in Tucson. www.MaymeKratz.com.
"Broken Wing 11", butterfly dust on paper
February 9, 2017
Artist Daniella Woolf creates work incorporating a variety of materials with textiles and encaustic techniques. She is the author of two books, Encaustic with a Textile Sensibility and The Encaustic Studio. Her work is exhibited internationally and is in many collections and publications. www.daniellawoolf.com
"10,000 Mu Muus" Strung Paper
March 9, 2017
Tucson artist Maria Lee creates artist books, collages, prints and paintings inspired by her external world of travel and her internal imaginings. Her art has been exhibited nationally and internationally. When home from her extended trips to France, she teaches art at Pima Community College. www.marialeeart.com
:The Seastar and the Seahorse"
These were our Speakers for the 2015-2016 Season
Caryl Clement - Placemaking: Designing for a sense of place. Outdoor public art, landscape design.
Stevie Mack - Day of the Dead folk art.
Joyce Crain - Described as sculpture, fiber art and light painting, Joyce Crain’s artwork defies categorization.
Jo Anderson - Bookmaking, printmaking and painting, combining to create multi-media
Peter Thomas - American papermakers book artists and author.
Helen Hiebert - Paper artist who constructions installations, sculptures, films, artist's books, and handmade paper.
David Andres - printmaker, teacher, artist and curator of the Pima Community College Louis Bernal Art gallery.
Novie Trump - sculptor and installation artist working in ceramic, mixed media and sound. She was formally trained in classical archaeology.