Leanne Potts

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  • 9 years ago

    The Goodwill store at 2115 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale generally has a great supply of discarded dishes in its housewares department. Scottsdale folk have great junk. The one at 330 East Brown Road, Mesa usually has a good inventory of rejec...

  • 9 years ago

    Just after I turned 39, I started making mosaics. Suddenly I began buying tile trivets, ceramic figurines and odd pieces of old china at thrift stores, smashing the objects into pieces with a hammer, and reassembling the shards into two-dimensiona...

  • 10 years ago | Interviews

    Phoenix artists Carrie Marill and Matt Moore, both 29, couldn't be more different from each other -- on the surface, anyway. She grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area; he grew up on a farm in Waddell. He is a fourth-generation farmer known for plo...

  • 10 years ago | Visual Arts

    Go to a city like New York, Denver or Chicago, and a glimmering Oz awaits you. The city core is thriving, the mass transit is running, the scene is a done deal and you just have to hop on board. In Phoenix the downtown is still more down than town...

  • 10 years ago | Visual Arts

    "Sensual Pleasures" at the Herberger Gallery: Phoenix artist Jeanne Collins' installation Biopsy Banquet is the standout in this group show of predictable erotic-themed pieces. Her gleefully grotesque feast fit for Hannibal Lecter consists of cera...

  • 10 years ago | Visual Arts

    "Sensual Pleasures" at the Herberger Gallery: Phoenix artist Jeanne Collins' installation Biopsy Banquet is the standout in this group show of predictable erotic-themed pieces. Her gleefully grotesque feast fit for Hannibal Lecter consists of cera...

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