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First Friday, Dec. 5: It was a little tense out there

First Friday on Roosevelt Row never lacks for contemporary paintings, sculptures, installations and photography that draw favorable comments from the hordes of people that trek through the eclectic galleries. Plentiful, too, are the edgy, controversial works that may or may not have as many admirers, yet all the galleries coexist just fine and things are … Continue reading


A place to call (micro) home

Anyone intent on downsizing (like me) is sure to be fascinated by the microhouse movement in this country. Imagine a living space of 600 square feet or less — and an attitude of “less is more” to go with it. There are several excellent examples of microhousing at the Shemer Art Center in Phoenix as … Continue reading


Capturing old Gilbert through vernacular photography

Gilbert’s rich agricultural heritage takes the spotlight in a creative display of photographs at Art Intersection, a gallery right in the heart of the city’s historic buildings. Artist and photographer Gina DeGideo took a cherished collection of Morrison family photographs under her wing and turned them into an exhibit called “Revisiting the Photographs of Marvin … Continue reading