Les Femmes des Montage, a group of local women artists, presents their 14th annual Fine Art show Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 10AM to 4PM in the Marina Room at the Hassayampa Inn, 122 E Gurley Street ,Prescott ,Arizona. The Les Femmes show features artists who exhibit locally, nationally and internationally, with jewelry, metal, glass, functional ceramics, 2D artwork, hand made paper art, silk and woven wearables and accessories, photography and 3D sculpture. Returning artists will offer new work and items not seen before at this show. All items displayed at the show will be offered for sale. The show is free of charge and open to the public. The local organization selected this year to receive a portion of the proceeds is the Highlands Center for Natural History in support of the work they do to help educate the public about nature and the environment. A Raffle will be held including an item from each artist with all proceeds being donated to the Highlands Center. Representatives of the Highland Center will be in attendance to answer questions, distribute information and sell raffle tickets. Each artist will also donate 10% of their sales to the Highland Center as well.
Cindi Shaffer, www.astralglassstudio.com, a glass artist, will feature kiln-fired functional glass pieces, glass sculpture and 2D Wall pieces, as well as jewelry. Her work is inspired by the dance within glass between light, color and texture. Cindi is also a printmaker and includes her own photography within many of her pieces.
Patricia Tyser Carberry, www. ptcarberry.comcreates handmade glass beads and jewelry. Her work is inspired by the ever changing rainbow of color and light while working with glass. Her work features one of a kind, wearable jewelry.
Jo Manginelli, a textile artist has had a lifelong fascination with textiles. Her primary source of joy is weaving. She enjoys exploring and creating her woven work by applying a multitude of structures, fibers, patterns and colors. Jo exhibits her versatility with textiles by combining her weaving, quilting, felting and dyeing skills. She creates wearable art as well as other functional art for the home.
Carolyn Dunn, www.creativeimages.wsworks with both traditional and non-traditional photographic processes to create what she refers to as Photographic Art. Her work covers a wide range of subjects which include antique vehicles, abandoned buildings, windmills and Prescott street scenes. Whether working with a single image or blending many images into a montage, she strives to intrigue the viewer and draw them in for a closer look and new discoveries.
Barb Wills, www.barbwillsart.weebly.com an award-winning artist who exhibits internationally, incorporates ancient Japanese techniques into wearables and accessories. She will exhibit silk scarves, new ice and snow dyed scarves as well as Nature dyed scarves using materials from the Prescott area original and upcycled wearables not found anywhere in the Prescott area.
The Highland Center for Natural History is thrilled to be a part of the 2018 Les Femmes de Montage art show and sale on July 14. The Highlands Center, a non profit nature based education organization, was developed to foster an appreciation for and knowledge of the Central Highlands of Arizona and helps children and adults discover the wonders of nature and become wise caretakers of the land. www.highlandscenter.org for more information.
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