5 Must-See Third Friday Shows in Phoenix on December 19

A little of this, a little of that. It's what we do this time of year -- with food, spare time, and family gathered for the holidays. So we've picked five exhibitions that'll help you explore the diversity of Arizona artists in some delightfully different settings.


Halt Gallery, one of two Roosevelt A.R.T.S. Market spaces consisting of transformed shipping containers, holds the opening reception for a new show titled "Snoop" during this month's Third Friday. The exhibition features 14 works by three artists -- Peter Bugg, Christopher Jagmin, and Lisa Van Hoffner. Works being shown include Bugg's hand-cut paper and acrylic Celine (2014) and Von Hoffner's acrylic and oil on wood Survey. We're eager to see how they mix-it up with three artists in one modest space -- and to check out the new mural they've commissioned Jagmin to paint on the gallery's east exterior side. December Third Friday hours are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., and the closing reception takes place during First Friday on January 2. For more information, visit the Halt Gallery website.

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Lynn Trimble is an award-winning freelance writer and photographer specializing in arts and culture, including visual and performing arts
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