The Jerome Art Walk keeps its momentum going on March 3rd, approaching the spring season with more artistic energy and wonderful talent than ever before. Every first Saturday, the creative community of Jerome is pleased to host an evening of art, music and entertainment with open studios and galleries displaying local, regional and national artistic treasures. New members have joined the group and are planning special events throughout the town on March 3rd from 5:00 to 8:00PM. A free shuttle runs during the event. Restaurants will offer delightful meals and charming lodging choices abound for a delightful night’s stay for those who might enjoy making a weekend of it. For more information, visit www.jeromeartwalk.com.
If you go…
Saturday, March 3, 2018.
5 to 8 p.m.
FREE shuttle bus will run on all 3 levels.
Award winning Jewelry Artist Eric Silva Will be Showcasing his work at Firefly Gallery in Jerome AZ for First Saturday Art Walk on March 3rd between 5 and 8 PM. Eric Silva is an L.A. based designer. Eric’s work reflects an individual artistic viewpoint that combines both natural and industrial materials in a small, thoughtfully constructed space. His designs highlight the often-overlooked details found in daily life. He believes in the simplicity and integrity of the materials themselves and for those who own his work, Eric affirms that a unique bond is forged between artist and owner. He has won Exhibitors Choice Award / Smithsonian Art Show Washington DC and Award of Achievement / American Craft Council San Francisco, CA.
New State Motor Company
Inside the New State Motor Company, Janie Layers will be featuring her latest sculpted scripture narrative titled: Centurion Kneeling Before Crucified Jesus. It is a 30 inch tall hand-formed/high-fired clay sculpture painted with oil & acrylic. In addition to the human figures found in her Jerome Bible Art Museum, Janie also has plenty of cute donkeys, jackrabbits, lizards and other desert animals for sale.
Made in Jerome Pottery
Mugs, Mugs, Mugs! Made in Jerome Pottery has a great new selection of mugs by your favorite local potters! Your morning ritual is special and so should be your coffee mug! Come and see what else is new!
Refreshments and live music by some of the local Ukulele players
Jerome Artist’s Cooperative
The Jerome Artists’ Cooperative Gallery presents Wanda Wood’s featured solo show entitled, “Every Little Thing.” Due to Wanda’s range of interests and expertise, she is so excited to share it all with you during her upcoming show! Well known in the gallery with her paintings in oil and pastel, this show broadens her perspective to include her interest in weaving. Wanda’s assortment of baskets will include both pine needle baskets and reed-woven baskets. Some will be made from Irish wax linen thread. “I just love the way they look and feel,” comments Wanda Wood. “I love making them! Some of them are so tiny that you just have to love them to give them the time and attention it takes to make them so tiny.” A reception for the artist is on March 3 from 5-8 pm in the Jerome Artists’ Cooperative Gallery located on the ground floor of the old Hotel Jerome. Refreshments will be served. The show runs through May 2.
Pura Vida Gallery
On the evening of the March 3rd Jerome Art Walk, Pura Vida Gallery will debut new furniture pieces by master blacksmith Luis Marquez from Austin, TX. Luis hand-forges wrought iron into amazing tables, mirrors, and wall sconces with organic twig designs. Join us for the March 3rd Jerome Art Walk and enjoy champagne and chocolates with u
Threads on Main
Spring is for BLING at Threads on Main in Jerome. At the March 3rd Art Walk, we’ll be debuting Rebel Designs newest work featuring Swarovski Crystal studded leather cuffs, necklaces and earrings. Be the first to preview these stunning pieces handcrafted in Brooklyn, NY. Join us at Threads on Main for champagne, chocolates, and a whole lot of BLING to kick off the Spring.
Zen Mountain Gallery
Zen Mountain Gallery welcomes two new local artists to the gallery during March Art Walk. Jerome sculptor and painter Richard Faye joins the gallery with his sculptural abstractions of the human figure. Richard has previously studied and created art in Atlanta, Taos and Sedona before ultimately moving to Jerome and becoming a member of the local artist’s community. Richard’s sculptures are hand carved wood and colorfully painted resulting in highly creative, fanciful works of art. Zen Mountain Gallery also welcomes Jewelry artist Jahn Baker. Jahn is very well known in the Verde Valley and Sedona area after having taught jewelry making at the Verde Campus of Yavapai College for a very long time. Jahn’s technique and craftsmanship are exceptional and have earned him his reputation as one of the areas master jewelers.Please join Zen Mountain Gallery for a glass of wine as we welcome these two new artists to the gallery.
Gallery 527 in Jerome presents ‘Ancient Journey’, new encaustic work by Ardis Harsche. Her encaustic paintings are filled with symbols of ancient civilizations, primitive animals and vibrant colors. The artist explains, “My encaustic paintings of flowing wax and heavy texture are an expression of my ‘inner awareness’ of art from the stone age to the petroglyphs of Arizona. I invite the viewer to take this ANCIENT JOURNEY as art alone has connected us to our primal ancestors.” Join the group of talented local artists at Gallery 527 to celebrate this much anticipated show. Stop by for an evening of art, conversation, food and wine.
For more information about Jerome Art Walk, contact Donna at 928.301.3004 or visit Jeromeartwalk.com