Don’t Miss Upcoming Ann Boyd Wade Fine Art and Photography Show | Local News Stories

It’s almost here! The Ann Boyd Wade Fine Art and Photography Show will be open to the public Friday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., as well as Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Willcox Community Center, 312 W. Stewart.

On Saturday, the public is invited to the Artists’ Reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Yolanda van der Lelij, a local artist, will be this year’s honored artist. The Willcox High School String Orchestra and Earl Goolsby, pianist, will provide the evening’s music. Raffle prizes will be awarded during the reception. You may still purchase raffle tickets from any Art League member, or by calling Peggy Ottens at 520-507-3689 or e-mailing her at  

The Art League of Willcox has also named the judges for the 2017 Ann Boyd Wade Art and Photography Show.

Julie Sasse, PhD, is the chief curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block,  encompassing an entire city block in historic downtown Tucson, and features original and traveling exhibitions focusing on Art of Latin America, Art of the American West, Modern and Contemporary Art and Asian Art. 

Joanne Stuhr has more than 30 years of professional experience with museum and arts management services. As a respected art historian and curator, she has worked with major museums in the Southwest, California, New York, Mexico and Europe, curating and coordinating exhibitions. She has written, edited and contributed essays to numerous books and publications in her areas of expertise.

Daniel Cheek is a photographic artist currently living in Tucson. He received his Master of Fine Arts in Photography from the University of Arizona in 2013. Cheek’s work examines the ways people experience the world around us. Working in national parks or museums and his neighborhood, he is…

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