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Exhibitions and Special Events

The Ironwood Gallery is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Please call 520-883-3024 to check gallery hours for the day you plan to visit. The Ironwood Gallery may occasionally be closed for special events.

The Baldwin Education Building is generally open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and by appointment. Weekend and holiday hours vary. Please call 520-883-3024 to check gallery hours for the day you plan to visit.

Ironwood Art Gallery
Solo Exhibition by Chris Maynard
March 23, 2019 - July 7, 2019

Meet the Artist!

Chris will make an appearance on Saturday, May 18th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Gallery talk at 7:00 p.m. as a part of Cool Summer Nights!
He will also make occasional gallery appearances May 15th through the 20th.

Chris Maynard carves feathers into intricate art.

He combines his artistic sense and scientific knowledge into a new art form. His message is one of beauty and appreciation of life.

He uses surgery tools to carve the feathers while striving to respect their form. He sets them apart from the background so their shapes are enhanced as they cast shadows. Unlike a painter’s palette, the choice of colors in feathers is quite limited. Nevertheless, Maynard keeps the natural colors and patterns of each feather.

Many of the birds whose shed feathers he recycles into his art are still alive. He gets his feathers from aviaries and all are legal to have.

Since feathers can represent flight, transformation, and a bridge between our present lives and our dreams, Mr. Maynard is grateful that his art has hit a soft-spot in the hearts of many people and cultures. His work is in museums and private collections in North America, Asia, Europe, and Australia and has been featured in print and online around the world. Mr. Maynard’s book, Feathers Form and Function highlights his art while informing us about what feathers are, how they grow, what they do for birds, and what they mean to us.

Baldwin Gallery
Silent Skies
Touring International Mural by Members of Artists for Conservation
May 25, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Opening Reception: May 25: 2:00 — 4:00 p.m.

"Silent Skies" is an international collaborative super-mural mosaic featuring all 678 endangered species of the birds of the world. 160 AFC artists from 15 countries participated in the project. The 100-ft installation will form the artistic centerpiece of the 27th International Ornithological Congress in August 2018 in Vancouver, BC.

Ironwood Art Gallery
Guy Coheleach
Solo Exhibition
July 13, 2019 - September 22, 2019

Opening Reception with Artist Lecture: July 13

From 1991 through 2011, Guy Coheleach has displayed one-man exhibitions at major museums in 36 cities across America, from Los Angeles to New York. His work is inspired by frequent travels to our national parks, Alaska, Europe, South America, and Africa. His extensive traveling has given him unique up close and personal experiences with animals resulting in a deep understanding of nature, manifested in his artwork. Guy’s recent work reflects his years of experience observing animals in the wild. Eye To Eye, a painting of a leopard in a tree looking directly at the observer is typical of the experiences that Coheleach has witnessed many times.

Coheleach has received several awards and achievements including: Society of Animal Artists’ Award of Excellence an extraordinary eight times, and received the celebrated Master Artist Medal from the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in 1983. His work has been exhibited in several prestigious museums and galleries, such as National Collection of Fine Art, The White House, The Corcoran Gallery, Royal Ontario Museum, and many others. He has been the focus of Articles in Reader’s Digest, Saturday Evening Post, National Wildlife and Wildlife Art News as well as numerous regional art and wildlife magazines.

Ironwood Art Gallery
Connecting Our Natural World
World Premier International Touring Juried Art Quilt Group Exhibition
October 5, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Opening Reception with the Artists/Curator & Juror Talk: October 5: 2:00 — 4:00 p.m.

Ironwood Art Gallery
Artists For Conservation
An International Exhibit of Nature in Art
January 18, 2020 - March 29, 2020

Opening Reception with the Artists: January 18 2:00 — 4:00 p.m.

The Art of Conservation Exhibition celebrates artistic excellence in the depiction of nature, raises awareness of important conservation issues and directly supports organizations dedicated to addressing them.

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