Thursday, November 19, 2009

Holiday Membership Show- Opens December 5th, 2009

2009 Holiday Show artwork by Mark Foltz

Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery’s Annual Holiday Membership Show
December 5th- January 23rd

Opening with seasonal flair on December 5th, coinciding with Jerome’s very popular ARTwalk event, the Jerome Artists Cooperative’s annual Holiday Membership Show will feature a festive selection of its artists’ finest offerings.
From small stocking stuffers, and functional household crafts, clothing, and jewelry, to large-scale masterpieces, the membership will display a wide variety of original art to meet anyone’s budget.
With over 35 members, all local residents, the Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery is a fantastic place to seek special gifts for those on your Christmas list. The gallery is home to fine art of all price ranges: paintings in oil, acrylic, ink, water color, and mixed media, photography, fiber art, jewelry of recycled materials, forged iron, steel, glass and titanium, sculptures and functional works made from gourds, turned wood, glass, papier mache, and clay. One may also purchase prints of original artworks, available in many different sizes, both framed and unframed. In addition to the great variety of art regularly displayed at the co-op, seasonal special items are available during this show, such as Christmas cards, ornaments, and other holiday themed goodies.

Opening night for the Holiday Membership Show is Saturday, December 5th, 2009, 5:30pm-8pm, during Jerome’s ARTwalk. The streets of Jerome will be bustling with holiday shoppers and the spirits of the season. Refreshments will be served, and co-op artists will be present, to share in the good cheer.

The Jerome Artists Cooperative is located at 502 Main, in the former Hotel Jerome (c.1917). Open daily from 10am-6pm, the gallery is managed and operated by its members, all local artists, ranging from Prescott to Sedona, with the majority of its members residing in Jerome, Cottonwood, Clarkdale, and Camp Verde areas.Phone 639-4276, or visit the gallery online at for more information.