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Monster Stories

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Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway , Tempe, AZ 85281

Please save the date! I will have over 10 pieces of art in this exhibit!

Monster Stories explores popular culture, literary characters, mythology and the idea of the “other” in society. 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the famous novel “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley. This thought provoking story reflects an age old question, who is the real monster? Shelley’s work purposes timeless ethical questions about science, technology culture and empathy. Monster Stories features monster imagery from local and national artists, pop culture toys and memorabilia as well as thoughtful engagement opportunities for all ages.

Exhibit on display Sept. 14, 2018-Jan. 6, 2019

The Husband and Wife Art Team - Manny & Janet Burruel

Olney Gallery at Trinity Cathedral, 100 West Roosevelt St, Phoenix

The Burruels have created a world of plants and trees inhabited by creatures great and small. They take workshops together at the Mesa Art Center and consider this printmaking time as quality time together. They have different approaches to the medium with a similar palette of bright vibrant colors. Janet states, "This work reflects the peace I get from looking at trees." Her work imitates the magic of light coming through a stained-glass window. Manny often displays a sense of humor in his work. He states "I like when my work makes people smile."

Manny studied art at Glendale Community College. His work has been included in several book publications and has locally displayed his work since the late 90s. Janet is a local playwright and award-winning writer, and in the last three years has been professionally showing her visual artwork in galleries around Phoenix.

WHAT: The Husband & Wife Art Team - Manny & Janet Burruel

WHEN: First Friday reception, March 2, 2018, 6:00pm - 9:00 pm

Art Detour: Third Friday reception, March16th, 6:00pm - 9:00 pm Saturday 10am - 2pm

WHERE: Olney Gallery at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

100 W. Roosevelt St. Phoenix, AZ 85003 (Free Parking Garage available for guests!)

Exhibit Duration: February 23 - March 28, 2018

Business Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am-4pm

~ Contact: Olney Gallery Director Manny Burruel (623) 826-9912

The Art of Science

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First Studio, 631 N 1st Ave, Phoenix, Az

Featuring artists: Bob Allen, Susanna Beatty, Jo Novelli-Blasko, Tania Bolin, Nicolette Maguire Bonnstetter, Manny Burruel, Nikka Brooks-Cullum, Betsy Dillard Stroud, Ariana Enriquez, Bela Fidel, Luke Flowers, Dain Q. Gore, David Higgins, Val Hunt, Kristine Kollasch, Suzette Lafkin, Marcia Losh, Alisia Malta, Christina Martin, Kris Michael, Susan Norton-Scott, Ann Osgood, Sarah Richards, Sunny Sabin, Keith & Wendy Spooner, Quick Yeates.

Explore the sciences from biology to botany, anatomy to astronomy, electricity, psychology, outer space and more through these talented artists' artwork! We'll also have science related activities, books, movies, music and dance.

Artists' Receptions: August 4th, 6-10 pm - First Friday Opening Reception August 18th, 6-9 pm - Third Friday, with Line Dancing (the Science of Dance) September 1st, 6-10 pm - First Friday September 15th, 6-9 pm - Closing Reception

Art remains up thru September 29th. If you can't make it to First or Third Friday, stop by anytime weekdays from 9-5, use the call-box and buzz Kris Kollasch, curator, to get in.

First Studio is located at 631 N. 1st Avenue, Phx, 85003. Free, air-conditioned, and open to the public.

6th Annual Five 15 to the Fifth

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515 Art Gallery, 1202 N 3rd St , Phoenix, AZ

Opens First Friday, July 7th, 6-9pm It's that time again! Each member of five15 Arts invites 5 local artists to exhibit a 12"x12" artwork in the medium of their choice, resulting in an exciting and diverse salon style show. Join us at our new location at Phoenix Center for the Arts and celebrate works by over 50 valley artists. The exhibit will include drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, mixed media, photography and more represented in a myriad of styles and execution. Third Friday Artist Reception: July 21, 6-9pm First Friday: August 4, 6-9pm Third Friday: August 18, 6-9pm and Saturdays during July and August from 1-4pm

"Space & Sci-Fi" Opening Reception

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180 Degrees Automotive, 545 W Mariposa St , Phoenix, AZ 85013

Manny Burruel Solo Exhibit

"Growing up as a kid in the late 60s early 70s there were two things that made up the best television, every mission of the Apollo Space Program and Science Fiction/Monster Movies. The artwork in this show is a nostalgic look back at both subjects."

Exhibit Duration: July 1st - Sept 30th, 2016 Business Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30am-5:30pm