Our first Art & Wine Walk of 2023! (Sponsored by the Jerome Chamber of Commerce.
Come up to Jerome for a fun-filled day of art, music, and food. There's so much to do in our great little town.
Dave Meek of Thunder Mesa Studio will be open from 2:00 - 6:00. Stop by and see his spectacular trains for villages - definitely a must-see!
Damian Gomes' "Bad Angel" Studio will be open 4:00 - 8:00 for art walk in Building A, upstairs studio #302.
Meet Steven Schutz and Zushka Biros at the Biros-Schutz Studio, Building A #203.
David Carroll's paintings and sculptures will be on display, Building A #304.
Janie Layers of Blue Moose Studio will be open! Check her out in Building B, bottom floor. You can follow her on social media at @jesusinjerome
Check out the artists in Building C - Black Lodge Tattoo Shop, the Vintage Store upstairs, artist Ellen Benfatti upstairs in studio 203, and the latest gallery on the main floor, animal art.
The free town shuttle stops at the Old Jerome High School. Take advantage of this service, as it is difficult to find parking uptown. Enjoy a meal, a wine tasting, and check out our artists and music.
Meet Our Talented Artists
Each month, the Jerome Chamber of Commerce works hard to bring events like this one to you. This month, they are sponsoring the Music Scene at the Jerome Art Center, Saturday, November 5th, beginning at 4:00 p.m., into the night, along with Sponsors, the Little Daisy, and Old School Studios.
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Damian Gomes: Figures in Paint.
Datura Yoga and Wellness: will be offering chair massage and mini sound baths, jewelry crystals and singing bowls for sale. Bring an offering for the Day of the Dead alter to honor our ancestors.
David Carroll: David Carroll is a professional artist living in Sedona, AZ. Dave was a commercial artist for 15 years and has had a fine art practice for the past 25 years. He paints landscapes and figurative work primarily in oil, and has been sculpting for 40 years. Dave will be doing demonstrations of both painting and sculpture from 4pm - 8:00pm. Some of his students will be showing their work in the hallway. His studio is in Building A, Studio 304.
Beth Courtright-Detwiler: Beth is working on a Digital Portrait Series of recent Chalk Pastel Drawings and will have prints available in the studio during art walk
11" X 14" Prints Available
by Beth Courtright-Detwiler
Bill Root: Bill is a painter, printmaker and mixed media artist. His work is in many public and private collections, and he has had one person exhibitions in Paris, France, and Venice, Italy, as well as in other venues in the US and abroad. In addition to his own work, Bill has a large collection of tribal art from all over the world for sale in his studio, #202 in Building A.
Steven Schutz: Steven specializes in colored—pencil art and paintings, and is offering various sizes of prints, mixed-media paintings, framed and unframed. Look for Steven in Studio A-203.
J. D. Hunt: Josh is currently working on pieces inspired by Día De Los Muertos. Meet him in Building A, upstairs Studio 301.
Blue Moose Studio, Janie Layers: Janie is a Sculptor with a working studio in Building B, on the far end downstairs. Stop by and marvel at her unique style with clay. You can find her on social media @jesusinjerome.
Black Lodge: Meet Miss Kitty, tattoo artist, at the Black Lodge on the first floor of Building C, open at noon. Enjoy the new Vintage Shop's soft opening on the top floor during the art walk.
Zushka Biros: Calling All Artists! Bring your sketch pads, paints, and easels! Join Zushka and YCC Art Teacher, Leo Beltran, in Building A, upstairs Studio 306, from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Model, April, a professional dancer, will be posing for us. This will be a fun couple of hours, and a great way for you to see what we do every Thursday afternoon from 1:00 - 4:00. You do not want to miss this!
Ellen Benfatti: Ellen will be jointed with Kristi Minx Singer, and Ken Koshio, Taiko Drummer, for a once in a lifetime event. "Emancipation" becoming FREE in the PRESENT:
Opening Ceremony begins at 2:00PM MST. Kristi Minx will be singing while Ellie paints live. LIVE STREAM EVENT WORLDWIDE. Taiko Drumming with Ken begins at 3:30. There will be an intermission between 4:30-5:00 PM. Refreshments will be served during intermission. Taiko Drumming closing ceremony 5:00-5:30PM. Attendees will go home with a special gift from Ellie.
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Don't miss out on the great food at the Old Jerome High School Art Center, brought to you by Old Crow Food Truck, and Naan Prophet!
FREE SHUTTLE AND PARKING!
The Jerome Shuttle picks up and drops off passengers at the Old Jerome High School parking lot.
It's the easiest way to enjoy the evening, without driving around and looking for a parking space in town. Start at the High School and have a good time, take the shuttle to see the rest of Jerome, have dinner, a wine-tasting, visit the galleries, and then take the Shuttle back to wrap up your night at the Old Jerome High School. The choice is yours! It's the most convenient and stress-free way to experience your time in Jerome.
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Our July Artist of the Month: Matt Josef
Born & raised in Oklahoma, Matt has had his hands in creating art his entire life. He has spent more than fifteen years now honing his personal style, experimenting with a variety of techniques, mediums & subject matters. A self-taught artist, Matt has had over thirty studios throughout CO, NM, OR, OK, WA & AZ.
Fluctuating between the subject matters of equine, southwestern, floral, abstract & modern. Matt is primarily a painter, intuitively composing works of art to capture emotion, reflect energy & blend the worlds of tradition imagery with contemporary abstract.
Matt Josef’s life mission in three simple words; create, travel, impact.
To create anything &everything that comes from within, without limitations of size, space or funding. That has been the dream since childhood.
Experience through travel & adventure, fuel the inspirer behind the art. To get the art on the walls of homes, businesses, galleries & museums in every major art market & country in the world.
The heart behind the art is to impact lives & make a difference locally & globally. To partner with organizations in everything from clean water projects, equine therapy, horse rescue, orphanages, art education, etc.. Matt is also working towards creating a unique foundation that will become a horse & art ranch in the mountains. To provide facilities, tools & resources to make dreams into realities for countless indigos.
Jerome First Saturday Art Walk
The Jerome First Saturday Art Walk is on July 7th, from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Stop by and meet our artists, enjoy live music and wine, and support local art. Afterward, take the FREE shuttle from our parking lot to uptown Jerome. Make us your first stop Saturday night!
CHECK OUT OUR WORK-STUDIO RENTALS BY CLICKING HERE: STUDIO RENTALS
sWe are proud to announce the addition of our latest artist at the Jerome Art Center: Matt Josef, Karon Leigh Art and Gregory Stocks. Join us this evening for the Jerome First Saturday Art Walk form 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Meet our artists, enjoy live music and a complimentary glass of wine and a bowl of soup at Red Bench Gallery, and support local art.
FREE shuttle service tonight from the parking lot of the Jerome Art Center.