Tag: Art

The Famous Painting Program

Sharon Groth The Famous Painting Program is in its second year at Mountain Vista School in Oracle. This program presents a famous painting to classrooms first through sixth grades once a month by our art loving volunteers. Ranch volunteers include Sharon Groth, Sherry Weiss, Nancy Reif, Linda Ritger, Larry Ritger and Susan Swanson. Tucson artist…

Fairy Odd Mothers bring happiness to all

Linda Shannon-Hills So many wonderful pieces of art were displayed and sold, but a unique piece of art was the Fairy Odd Mother. The design came from renown doll maker named Eleanor Peace Bailey, but the development of these fun and fanciful dolls was by local artist Barbara Martin. Fairy Odd Mothers bring joy and…

Ranch resident invites all to her Holiday Art Show

Susan Swanson SBR resident Susan Swanson invites SBR residents to her Holiday Art Show with 12 other artists at the Oracle Art Station. From November 15 to December 23 Oracle Art Station will be open Wednesday through Sunday 10:00-5:00 and Saturday 10:00-7:00. Meet the artist night is December 8 from 5:00-8:00. Please come to Oracle…

Another Great Artwalk At The Ranch

  Linda Shannon-Hills As we grow, so does the number of artists participating in the fifth annual SaddleBrooke Ranch ARTwalk. This year we had 25 homes with 40 artists showing their work. Even with adding an extra hour it was a challenge for residents and their guests t.isit all the homes. Unlike typical arts and…

A Celebration of Watercolor

Karen Brungardt On Sunday, November 19, 2017, eight SaddleBrooke watercolor artists will present the second annual “A Celebration of Watercolor” show in the west end of the MountainView Ballroom. This colorful event will be from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is open to the public. Each of the artists, Karen Brungardt, Mary Bubla, Fran…

SB Paper Crafter’s fun shop

Photo by Karin Menghini

Carol Thompson Once again the SaddleBrooke PaperCrafters held another very creative Fun Shop. In August 15 members participated in a Card-in-a-Box activity. Each one of us brought a finished card and a kit with supplies to make three others. We exchanged kits, made the cards and came away with three completed new cards! Fun Shops…

Famous painting program

Sharon Groth A volunteer program just completed its first school year bringing a print of a famous painting to grades one through six at the Mountain Vista School in Oracle. This program entails having a volunteer introduce a selected painting once a month from September through April to a specific classroom. Prints are by such…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Art in the Garden Tour

Enjoy a tiny garden with a small water feature and an enormous view

Nan Nasser Have you ever vacationed at a beach and wandered along the water line looking for or at shells? I have brought home many treasures and then didn’t know quite what to do with them. SaddleBrooke resident Suzanne Stewart knows exactly what to do with those beauties, designing one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry that will…

SaddleBrooke Artisans Arts and Crafts Fair

Eve Fly Save the date Saturday, March 11, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. MountainView Clubhouse. The SB Artisan Arts and Crafts Fair has over 100 artists, and our attendance is over 1,000 visitors from all over the Tucson area. What makes this show different and well attended is that we have so many different artistic…