7 Free Art Shows You Should See in Phoenix This Week

Work by Dani Godreau, whose exhibit at {9} The Gallery opens on Third Friday in April.EXPAND
Work by Dani Godreau, whose exhibit at {9} The Gallery opens on Third Friday in April.
Dani Godreau

Give your best scissors and most beloved camera a long, hard look before you head out to see the new crop of exhibitions opening on Third Friday this month. Because you might be amazed by what some local artists have accomplished using these tools most of us tend to take for granted. Here’s an early look at several new art exhibitions opening on Friday, April 15.

“A Cut Above”
{9} The Gallery presents works by ASU MFA student Dani Godreau, who describes herself as a feminist artist who explores women’s traditional crafts and domestic duties through paper cutting. Godreau seeks to “stretch the definition of drawing by creating line and form through incisions and shadow while paying homage to the global tradition of paper cutting as an art form and valorizing devalued women’s labor.” Third Friday hours are 6 to 9 p.m. Find more information on the {9} The Gallery Facebook page.

Work by K. Flo Razowsky, whose photography is featured in an exhibition at Treeo in Roosevelt Row.EXPAND
Work by K. Flo Razowsky, whose photography is featured in an exhibition at Treeo in Roosevelt Row.
K. Flo Razowsky

“Up Against the Wall”
Treeo in Roosevelt Row presents an exhibition of photographic works from K. Flo Razowsky’s ongoing “Up Against the Wall” series. Since 2002, Razowsky has been traveling to border locations including Slovakia and Ukraine, Croatia and Serbia, Spanish Melilla at Morocco, the southern United States, and Israel's walls at Gaza and the West Bank – all the while documenting the physical appearance of borders, as well as their impact on local populations and land. Third Friday hours are 6 to 9 p.m. Find more information on the Treeo Facebook page.

Work by Turner G. Davis, whose farewell exhibition at the Eye Lounge opens on April Third Friday,EXPAND
Work by Turner G. Davis, whose farewell exhibition at the Eye Lounge opens on April Third Friday,
Turner G. Davis

“Passages”
Eye Lounge presents an exhibition of paintings, drawings, and 3D compositions created by Turner G. Davis during the last decade. This is the farewell exhibition for Davis, who will become an alum of the Eye Lounge artist collective in Roosevelt Row. His work is being shown in both the Main Gallery and Project Room. Third Friday hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Find more information on the Eye Lounge website.

Work by Richard Douglas, whose work you can see at Palabra on Third Friday in April.EXPAND
Work by Richard Douglas, whose work you can see at Palabra on Third Friday in April.
Richard Douglas

“Impermanence (Three and Seven)”
Palabra presents an exhibition featuring two separate bodies of work by photographer Richard Douglas, who explores death and rebirth while considering issues related to identity and internal struggle. Third Friday hours are 7 to 10 p.m. Find more information on the Palabra Facebook page.

Read on for shows from ASU grad students, phICA, and a gallery that could be moving soon.


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