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
Nanci McCune's expansive sky paintings with vibrant and whimsical colors mirror the sense of peacefulness that she discovered in herself upon moving to Arizona in 2011. Although she has painted skies for over 40 years, the many variations in Arizona sunsets continue to be an endless source of inspiration for her paintings.Read more.
Youth Art featured in Council Chambers from November 2016 – February 2017. This month's series of artwork includes work by:Read more.
Scott’ s work celebrates nature through still life and landscapes in acrylic, collage and photography. Her infusion of colors and light of the desert southwest reflect twenty five years of life in Tucson, while her flowers and birds explore the wonder surrounding us in a myriad of moments every day, sometimes in surprising ways. A tiny hummingbird becomes monumental.Read more.
As an abstract painter, colorist, thinker and spiritual soul, I'm influenced mostly by our versicolored, awesome southwest skies and classic jazz music. As a Tucson native since '64, my passion is all about color and composition. I received a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Arizona and later studied Interior Design, becoming affiliated with A.S.I.D. as an Allied member.Read more.
Born in Japan, Makoto Takigawa pursued his higher education in America, receiving BFA from San Francisco Art Institute. His inspiration arises from observations made while surrounded by nature, including years of working in the field and the lab in paleontology.
He currently resides in Tucson, Arizona.Read more.
My first job, at the age of 12 yrs., was working in the corner Florist Shop. We were located near a cemetery, and people would stop and buy a bouquet to take to the grave site of a loved one. I fell in love with the varieties, colors, and wonderful smells of being near flowers. Until recently flowers were always an avocation. After retirement I was able to devote my full time, and energy, to the study of my beloved flowers.Read more.
Recently, the town of Oro Valley and SAACA came together to produce,” creative Connections,” to honor both the veterans of war and a seminal member of our Oro valley community. When Bill Adler, an avid volunteer, passed away in 2015, the many who knew him were deeply saddened.Read more.
Prickly Pear Patterns
I moved to Arizona with my parents after living in five other states and two cities in Canada. I love the colors & scenery so much, I never left! I got my start in Oro Valley when Canyon del Oro still had a Junior High alongside the High School. I am still friends with many of the people I met there.Read more.