March 9, 2016

It’s Art for Land’s Sake Local artists use their talent to celebrate

Desert Foothills Land Trust preserves

Bunny Trail, by Joye DeGoede

NORTH VALLEY – Artists have their muses, and for many, it’s our incredible Sonoran Desert Landscape! It’s Art for Land’s Sake is an exhibition and sale that brings together the remarkable artists in our community with the protected lands that so often inspire them.

Desert Geometry, by Nancy Romanovsky

Desert Foothills Land Trust (DFLT) solicited works of art that celebrated DFLT preserves, including Jewel of the Creek Preserve, P.A. Seitts Preserve at Go John Canyon, and other local treasures. The resulting entries were juried by renowned Scottsdale artist Charles H. Pabst and the finalists will be displayed in an exhibition at the Desert Foothills Library from March 7 – 12.

Artists that were selected for inclusion in the exhibition and sale are:

• Mary M. Boehm • Toni Perrin
• Judy Bruce • Barbara Hinz Quale
• Casey Cheuvront • Lanita Reitsma
• Joye DeGoede • Nancy Romanovsky
• Cynthia Eral • Michele B. Schuck
• Chris Finefrock • Charles Todd
• Linda Garrett • Maria Varga-Hansen
• Linda Howell    (a.k.a. Vargamari)
• Greta Marsalis • Ronnie Wainwright
• Charlotte Moore • Jo Watts
• Stephanie Newman • Patty Wellens
• Earleen Norris • Diane S. Yasar
• Peggy Orbon • Beth Zink

On Saturday, March 12 the paintings will be available for sale at the Library, with 25% of the sales benefiting the Land Trust's conservation work. Visit the exhibition and purchase a piece that celebrates the landscape you love!

Arizona’s Sunset, by Maria Varga-Hansen (a.k.a. Vargamari)

It’s Art for Land’s Sake Exhibition Details
Date: Now through Saturday, March 12, 2016 Hours: Wednesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Rd., Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Cost: FREE!

Along the Creek, by Diane S. Yasar

It’s Art for Land’s Sake Sales Details
Date: One day only, Saturday, March 12, 2016 Hours 10 a.m. – 4:p.m.
Location: Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Rd., Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Proceeds: 25% of the sale proceeds will support DFLT’s land conservation mission.

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