DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Events

6300 North Swan, Tucson AZ 85718 (520) 299-9191
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DeGrazia Gallery in the SunThis 10-acre historic landmark is nestled in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains in Tucson, Arizona. Opened in 1965, it is home to over 15,000 originals of Ted DeGrazia art pieces including oil paintings, watercolors, ceramics and sculptures. There are six permanent collections on display and several rotating exhibitions each year. A limited number of DeGrazia originals are available for purchase, while the gift shop and online store offers a wide variety of popular DeGrazia reproductions. The Little Gallery hosts visiting artists during the winter months. Admission: Adults $8, Students 12-18 years $5, children under 12 are free. Year-long pass is $25.

The DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is Open Daily from 10 am – 4pm, and is located at 6300 North Swan, Tucson, AZ 85718. For up-to-date event and exhibit information, call (520) 299-9191 or (800) 545-2185, or visit www.DeGrazia.org

ROTATING EXHIBITS OF TED DEGRAZIA’S WORK

“Rodeo” is a 1954 series of oil paintings inspired by the Tohono O’odham Nation Rodeo and Fair in Sells, Arizona. Behind the scenes views of Native American rodeo cowboys waiting in downtime complement DeGrazia’s dynamic action paintings of traditional rodeo events such as bull riding, bronc riding, and steer roping. Painted with bold exuberant palette knife strokes, DeGrazia referred to these impressionistic interpretations as his “drastic” paintings – works that capture a decisive, dramatic moment in paint. On display through Sept. 4, 2024.

“DeGrazia’s Master of Arts Thesis Paintings” is a selection of watercolors and oil paintings from his 1945 University of Arizona Master of Arts thesis, “Art and its Relation to Music in Music Education.” This accompanying work, based on movements from popular works of classical music, demonstrates his theories about the correlation between the melodies, harmonies, and rhythms of music, and the shapes, colors, and rhythms of abstract paintings. On display through Sept. 4, 2024.

“DeGrazia’s Textile Designs for Fuller Fabrics.” From 1952 to 1956, Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia designed Southwestern novelty prints for Fuller Fabrics of New York. DeGrazia’s prints were sold nationwide in fabric stores and were featured in ready-to-wear fashions sold in hundreds of department stores. This exhibit features textile design watercolors, Fuller Fabrics yardage samples, and garments made with DeGrazia prints. On display now through January 2025.

 

DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is located at 6300 N Swan Tucson, AZ 85718. For more information call (520) 299-9191 or (800) 545-2185, and visit www.DeGrazia.org.


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