Jun
23
2017

“Oh Mr. Turner, You Are So Beautiful!”

Kids say the funniest things, and this is one of the comments heard during a class at the Shemer Art Center during Week Three of Summer Camp (as they were drawing Mr. Turner)! This week we had 33 students, seven returning from last year, here to learn drawing, painting and ceramics skills from some of […]

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Jun
23
2017

Week Two of Summer Camp, Already?

It is hard to believe, but Week Two of Summer Camp is already over and again, our students left smiling!  Thanks to the drawing, painting and ceramics instruction provided by Mr. Turner, Ms. Danielle and Ms. Suzanne, parents this week enjoyed a dazzling art show and our 25 students, 5 returning from last year (and […]

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Jun
13
2017

“I Wish Camp Was Every Day!”

“I Wish Summer Camp was Every Day!” was just one of the comments we received last week from students following Week One of Summer Camp at the Shemer Art Center!  Twenty-four students had the opportunity to enhance their skills in drawing, painting and ceramics thanks to the great instruction provided by Mr. Turner, Ms. Danielle […]

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Jun
13
2017

Fox 10 News Visits Summer Camp!

Fox 10 News visited Summer Camp at the Shemer Art Center today for a sneak preview of the fun, visual arts activities taking place this year in the classes instructed by Mr. Turner, Ms. Danielle and Ms. Suzanne. Click HERE to view the two live segments from Week Two featuring our ceramic and drawing classes! Click […]

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Feb
21
2017

Southwest Micro-Living Event Planned!

This fun, family-oriented festival will feature a variety of elements all focused on living small in the Southwest.  Each weekend will feature a combination of micro art, micro gardening, micro living and micro brews.  March 11 & 12 will focus on Art in the Garden, Ikebana and Botanical Art.  March 18 & 19 will feature […]

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Nov
21
2016

Shemer Honors Angela Tassoni

On November 18, 2016, the Shemer Art Center was pleased to celebrate the successful career of Angela Tassoni at Shemer Honors,  a new art gala created to benefit the Shemer Art Center. The event included a cocktail reception and jewelry exhibition from 6 – 7 p.m. followed by a plated dinner and program held in a beautifully decorated […]

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Nov
09
2016

2016 Sunday @ Shemer Family Arts Festival

The 2016 Sunday @ Shemer Family Arts Festival was held Sunday, November 6 and the Shemer Art Center would like to thank the following artists and businesses for their support of our annual fundraiser: Alix Alejandro, Ann Marie Hoff, Arlyne Pasco, Christina Sherrod, Dave Hanson, Elliott Everson, Francine Kavanaugh, Gerri Dames, Jeanie Thorn, Jim Holbert, Jo Pampinella, John Tzelepis, Jules Gissler, Karen Onken, Kathy Zimmerman, Lexi Bowers, Lori Noble, Marcia McClellan […]

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Oct
24
2016

TechKids Workshop Teaches 3D Printing Skills

The Shemer Art Center, in partnership with Arizona State University and STAX3D Printing, is pleased to be offering the opportunity for students ages 9-13 attending Title 1 schools in the Scottsdale Unified School District to learn about 3D printing.  This opportunity, the 2016 TechKids Workshop, is made possible by a grant from the Phoenix Rotary […]

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Jul
18
2016

Furry Friends Fine Arts Festival

To be held Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the Shemer Art Center, this year’s Furry Friends Fine Arts Festival will be a first!  It will be the first time artists from across the Valley will be invited to participate in this animal-themed art festival, to features all types of …  

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Jan
24
2016

2016 New Horizons Scholarship Winners Announced

A total of 29 scholarships have been awarded this year to high school students from across the Valley as part of the 32nd New Horizons High School Student Art Exhibition held January 14 – March 3, 2016 at the Shemer Art Center. Each year every high school in Maricopa County is invited to submit its […]

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