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Featured Artists

Each month a new local artist is given the opportunity to feature work in Oro Valley Council Chambers. If you are a local artist or you know of a local artist that would like to be featured in the Council Chambers, please call 520-229-4700

Landscape paintings and drawings by Risa Waldt on gallery wall

“A native Tucsonan, I grew up in the desert.

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Digital illustration of girl holding flashlight walking dog through a forest

Artist’s Statement
In creating Art my goal is to inspire viewers, make them think, while bringing joy and an appreciation of the world around us. I want the viewer to come back to the artwork over and over again to see something more in the details – or spark a new thought. I love creating images that tell a story to each person in a unique way.

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Desert landscape paintings by Alexandra Terleckyj

Alexandra Terleckyj was born during the Second World War, in Lviv, Ukraine. Just like many others, her family ended up in post war Germany. In 1949, her family emigrated to the United States and resided in Philadelphia, PA. Alexandra attended grade school by the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Franklin Street. From an early age, she showed an interest for drawing, which her father, Dmytro Honta, encouraged.

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Paintings by Sandra Mason

Faced with a near terminal case of "cabin fever" after moving to Grand Forks, North Dakota with husband Earl and two small children, Sandy enrolled in painting classes offered by Grand Forks Park District. She became an instructor there in 1973 after her third child was born. She enjoyed the combination of hobby and occupation until retirement in 2003.

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Featured Artist of the Month

Growing up on Cape Cod, in MA, I always had a love of nature and color.  Forty years ago I moved to Tucson, after the Blizzard of ’78, for a warmer, snow free climate.  I do miss my ocean, but I fell in love with our Sonoran Desert, the blue sky, gorgeous sunsets, the plants, and animals.  After retiring, my husband and I became docents at the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum, and my love of nature and natural history has grown.

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Various paintings by Camille Sensale hung on wall

Contact this artist: 520-390-6323

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Painting of lioness by Don Driggars

Although born in Oklahoma, Don Driggars grew up and has lived most of his life in Oregon.

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"Homeless" painting by Mark Little

"My life is a working through the process of merging thought and physical energy in between the auras of other entities, to develop the person I am and to enhance others by hjelping them discover the wondrous being inside themselves. Just as the figures in my paintings need each other to be complete, so my life is consolidated by the give and take of others, and their atmospherical integration through love." - Mark Little

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Painting of wild horses by Linda Mann

Website: lmannart.net

Art has always been one of Linda Mann's main interests. She grew up in the South, enjoying the outdoors and creative activities. During her school years, she took art classes, excelling in drawing and oil painting. 

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Youth art displayed in Council Chambers

The Town of Oro Valley, in collaboration with Pop Up Arts, is pleased to exhibit the following schools:

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Youth art displayed in Council Chambers

The Town of Oro Valley, in collaboration with Pop Up Arts, is pleased to exhibit the following schools:

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