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Phoenix Landmarks

Eric Fischl Gallery - Phx College, 1202 W Thomas Road, Phoenix AZ 85013

Phoenix Landmarks is the focus of this series. Growing up here, I have the same iconic landmarks as most Phoenicians. However, some landmarks have only personal significance to me. The landmarks or the spaces where they were, evoke wistfulness or joy. They take me back to important moments. They are markers of my life.

Manny Burruel often uses subject matter that connects to his past and triggers a nostalgic connection for the viewer. Burruel studied drafting at Phoenix College in the 80s, and art at Glendale Community College in the 90s. He has since shown his work in galleries and museums throughout Arizona.

WHAT: Phoenix Landmarks – Art by Manny Burruel

WHEN: Artist reception, Monday, August 19th 2019, 6:00pm - 9:00 pm

WHERE: The Eric Fischl Gallery Phoenix College College 1202 W. Thomas Road Phoenix, AZ 85013

Exhibit Duration: August 19th - September 8th

Business Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m

Contact: Manny Burruel (623) 826-9912 burruel.manuel@yahoo.com

Apollo & Beyond

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Urban Beans Bar & 24hr Cafe, 3508 N 7th St, Phoenix 85014, Phoenix

Fifty years ago, Apollo 11 landed on the moon. I was lying in front of my family's TV set, holding my breath, listening to Walter Cronkite give the play by play.

For me, the Apollo missions to the moon meant anything was possible. They inspired my imagination, and I knew that all the stuff in Sci-fi space movies and shows could legitimately happen. This show celebrates our space program and my wonderful childhood memories of pretending to be an astronaut.

Manny Burruel often uses subject matter that connects to his past and triggers a nostalgic connection for the viewer. In the 90s, Burruel studied art at Glendale Community College and was juried into the MARS (Movimiento Artistico del Rio Salado) Art Space. He has since shown his work in galleries and museums throughout Arizona. He is currently an affiliated artist with XICO Arte y Cultura. More of his work can be seen at mannysartgallery.com.

WHAT: Apollo & Beyond - A Solo Art Show by Manny Burruel

WHEN: Artist reception, Wednesday, July 24th 2019, 7:00pm - 10:00 pm

WHERE: Urban Beans Bar & 24 hour Café 3508 N 7th St Phoenix AZ 85014

urbanbeans.com (602) 595-2244

Exhibit Duration: July 22 -25, 2019

Business Hours: Open 24hrs

Contact: Manny Burruel (623) 826-9912 burruel.manuel@yahoo.com

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 olneygallery@gmail.com

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