Sedona art galleries

Creative Gateways in Sedona

Pilisa Rainbow Lady walks through the bright gallery at the back of Creative Gateways artist co-op and points to one of her glass plates hanging on the wall. She explains that when she got stuck on…

Sedona Be Jeweled

  Have you been naughty or nice this year? If your answer is the latter, then visions of sparkling jewelry might be dancing through your head. Leave this story lying around, and drop a (not-so) subtle…

Goldenstein Gallery in Sedona

Goldenstein Gallery has come a long way from its humble beginnings in an office space in the back of One World Art, a defunct giclee printing business in West Sedona, where the gallery first opened on…

Pura Vida Gallery in Jerome

There’s just something about Pura Vida Gallery in Jerome that invites you to linger for a while. It’s a combination of the fresh flowers in ikebana vases, interesting music and burning candles that makes you slow…

Red View Gallery in Sedona

In the late ’80s, Bonnie and Thomas Trzaskos had six kids and were living in Connecticut. The couple were wandering through some shops when they spotted a print by Native American artist Amado Peña Jr. that…

Modern Love

The crowd began to gather about an hour before the fashion show began, grabbing seats or jockeying for a space in the shade, all in the shadow of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi….

The Art of Summer in Sedona

This summer (June 19 through Aug. 10), more than 125 artists, cultural producers and creative leaders will descend upon Verde Valley School in the Village of Oak Creek during the inaugural Sedona Summer Colony. The colony,…

12X12 Exhibition and Fundraiser in Sedona

Think collecting art is out of your price range? Sedona Arts Center wants you to think again. SAC’s 2nd Annual 12X12 Exhibition and Fundraiser returns June 10 and features more than 100 artists who have created…

Phippen Museum Western Art Show & Sale

On Memorial Day weekend, for the 42nd year, 90 artists from across the country will convene at Courthouse Square in Prescott for Phippen Museum’s Western Art Show & Sale. Art collectors will meander through booths brimming…

Sedona Open Studios Tour

We hear a lot these days about the importance of shopping local, and that means supporting local artists and craftsmen, too. The Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition gives you the opportunity to put your money where your…

Love Africa Decor & Gallery in Sedona

When you walk into Love Africa Decor & Gallery, the first thing that grabs your attention is the riot of color from the brightly painted walls and the rainbow-hued baskets, to the table of hand-painted textiles…

Sedona Arts Center: Art of Recycling

Before you throw away that damaged fire extinguisher or those broken pieces of pottery, take a second look. Could you possibly repurpose those items? Or turn them into art? Those questions occurred to Gayle Taylor, artist…

Sedona’s Inner Eye Gallery

Everyone has a different definition of retirement. For Larry and Barbara Berkowitz, it meant relocating to Sedona to open a gallery in Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village and working in said gallery at least four days…

Artists at L’Auberge de Sedona

This past July, Goldenstein Gallery and L’Auberge de Sedona launched Artist in Residence, a monthly program at L’Auberge featuring demonstrations by local and visiting artists. The program continues this month with demonstrations by Sherab Khandro, Mike…

Sedona Art: The DeSerio Gallery

When we first profiled photographer Lou DeSerio back in 2007, he was still photographing with transparency film. His gallery was located in the middle of Uptown and his son, then 13, had a small corner in…

Sedona Gallery: Carré d’artistes

When Denise and Giora Israel were wandering the streets of Montmartre in Paris, they stumbled upon Carré d’artistes, a French gallery franchise based out of Aix-en-Provence. The husband and wife have a background in art –…

Grand Canyon Celebration of Art

This month, 26 painters from nine states will gather at Grand Canyon National Park to capture the location in all its glory and raise some money along the way. The 7th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of…

Blue Elk Designs

It’s common in Sedona to walk into a gallery or shop and find Hopi or Navajo kachina dolls carved from cottonwood. But there’s only one location in all of Sedona – and, reportedly, the world –…

Sedona Pottery

Mary Margaret Sather is a tiny woman – 90 pounds soaking wet – but her stature does little to convey her boundless energy and enthusiasm for art and Sedona. Mary Margaret grew up in the West…

Sedona Art: Andrea Smith Gallery

If anyone knows how quickly life can change, it’s artist and gallery owner Andrea Smith. In 2007, while living in Maui, Andrea suffered a double brain aneurysm. Andrea and her husband of 48 years, Gary, had…

Sedona Open Studios Tour

Now in its 12th year, the Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition’s Sedona Open Studios Tour runs like a well-oiled machine. On April 24, 25 and 26, 52 artists will open their studios from 10 a.m. to 5…

Sedona Art: James Ratliff Gallery

When James Ratliff enlisted in the Army in 1962, he was asked for his occupation. He told his superiors that he was an artist, so they put him to work painting the walls of the barracks….

Sedona Art: Gedion Gallery

A gallery filled with sculptures, carvings, weavings, textiles and jewelry from Zimbabwe located in rural Arizona? Gallery owner and stone sculptor Gedion Nyanhongo thinks it’s the perfect fit. He opened Gedion Gallery in Sinagua Plaza at…

Adonai Christian Fine Art Gallery in Sedona

If the concept of a Christian art gallery is new to you, you’re not alone. Watercolorist and Prescott resident Caroline Linscott, one of the gallery’s three main artists, says she’s frequently told there’s nothing like it…

The Melting Point

Erin and Mike McMillen have completely transformed a space that previously housed a day spa into a bright, cheerful glass gallery complete with two studios and an artist’s loft. ­­­­The Melting Point opened its doors in…

Sedona Arts Festival

The Sedona Arts Festival isn’t just a small art show that pops up on the side of the road. Not only is the festival the oldest of its kind in Sedona (it celebrates its 24th anniversary…

Hoel’s Indian Shop

  At its worst, the 21,000-plus-acre Slide Fire in May came within 300 yards of historic Hoel’s Indian Shop – the forest service’s backburns were a mere 100 yards from the shop’s back door. But Hoel’s…

Treasure Art Gallery

Treasure Art Gallery has stood in the same location on SR 179 between Sedona and the Village of Oak Creek since 1961, but its longevity can be attributed to a passionate love affair as much as…

Sedona PhotoFest

Whether your idea of a camera includes the latest-and-greatest digital SLR, your smartphone or (gasp) an archaic device that uses film, there’s something for every photographer at Sedona PhotoFest, presented by the Sedona Arts Center. This…

Cats Have His Tongue

Sedona wildlife sculptor Ken Rowe gently places the back of his hand in front of the nose of Sage, a 25-pound, 2-year-old bobcat. Sage flicks her ears, bringing to mind an alert housecat. She sniffs his…

Copper Art Museum

When Drake Meinke was dreaming of a location for his Copper Art Museum, he started to research copper mining in the U.S. and discovered that Arizona is the largest producer of copper in the country. Seventy…

Great Southwest

The nearly 6-foot-tall Day of the Dead Ferris wheel in the window at the Great Southwest gallery in Hillside attracts a lot of attention, as does the 5-foot-tall corn maiden katsina that greets visitors when they…

Vue: A Renee Taylor Gallery

You don’t even have to walk through the large glass doors of Vue: A Renee Taylor Gallery before you realize it’s not the same 1930s creek-side cottage located toward the back of Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts…

12 Holiday Happenings: Christmas in Sedona

Celebrate the Holidays with the Romeros Dec. 1, 2:30 p.m., Sedona Performing Arts Center (995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road) 928-204-2415; $40 Classic guitar quartet concert. Ice Skating in Sedona Dec. 1-8 Mon.-Thur., 2-8 p.m.; Fri.,…

Sandmen

Sedona Monthly’s 7th annual cover story featuring Native American artists focuses on Navajo sandpainters. A fairly recent art form, sandpainting was traditionally used by medicine men in religious ceremonies until enterprising artists began using the medium…

Zuni Style

In a remote corner of western New Mexico, near the border of Arizona, sits the 450,000-acre Zuni Pueblo. It’s the largest of New Mexico’s 19 pueblos and, according to the Zuni Department of Tourism, 80 percent…

Home Is Where the Artist Is

There are more beautiful homes in Sedona than there are ordinary ones, but it’s our local artists who really understand creative spaces. Go inside the homes of Douglas Edward Andrews, Curt Walters and Beatrice Welles to…

Hopi Holidays

Dorleen Gashweseoma Lalo: Basket Maker Dorleen Gashweseoma Lalo did not learn to speak English until she met her husband, and for many years he acted as her interpreter as she traveled to museums and shows with…

Festival Fever

October might just be the best month to be in Sedona. Warm days with bright blue skies and billowing clouds are followed by crisp, clear evenings studded with twinkling stars. The leaves are starting to turn…

Holidays at Home

Back in December 2007, Sedona Monthly featured a cover story about all of the unique holiday events that take place in northern Arizona. Every December since that issue, we’ve received e-mails requesting that we do the…

Made in Sedona

Shop at home for the holidays. We’ve all been hearing a lot lately about shopping locally, especially those of us living in small towns like Sedona. As the only locally owned and operated magazine in Sedona…

11 Reasons Autumn in Sedona is So Cool!

Autumn’s arrival in northern Arizona heralds more than just shorter days and cooler nights – in fall, Sedona seems to awake from a sluggish summer slumber to show off all her splendor with vibrant changing leaves,…

Artisan Decor

Artisan-made furniture feels right at home in northern Arizona. As people increasingly look at furniture not solely as functional, but as an expression of their personality, talented artisans creating unique, one-of-kind pieces are enjoying new appreciation….

Guys and Dolls

The word “kachina” comes up often in the Southwest, commonly understood to refer to small dolls created by Native American artists from cottonwood root. They make for popular gifts, but many visitors are unaware of their…

At Home for the Holidays

Yes, Virginia, there is more to the holiday season than frantic trips from mall to mall trying to get your hands on this year’s “It” item (Halo 3, perhaps?), scrubbing floors before the in-laws arrive, standing…

Romancing the Stones

Alice Lister excitedly pulls out a plastic bag full of dusty stones from under her workbench, pulling out chunks of uncut turquoise, dark blue lapis, and purple sugilite like a kid showing off a prized baseball…