Don't Miss These 10 Art Shows in Phoenix This Week

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“Facts of Life Vol. 1”
The @Central Gallery at Burton Barr Central Library presents a series of paintings by Gloria Langer, who describes her work as “a reflection on a new reality of fast-paced images and information.” Langer hopes to prompt introspection and analysis within a culture obsessed with image and surface impressions. First Friday hours are 6:30 to 8 p.m., when Dale Yeoman and Johnny Carrasco will perform live music.

“Edward Burtynsky: WATER”
Phoenix Art Museum opens its exhibition of large-scale, water-infused landscapes by Edward Burtynsky – and also presents a night of free admission that includes the free screening of a short documentary film titled Vermillion by Phoenix-based Kitchen Sink Studios and music performed by Soulective. Museum goers can explore additional exhibits and hit the cash bar during July First Friday hours from 6 to 10 p.m.

“Grey Area”
MonOrchid presents works by three artists who demonstrate the power of drawing as a means of discovery and creative expression – each using diverse alternative processes, techniques, materials, and styles. Featured artists include Travis Rice, Jessica Palomo, and AJ Nafziger – all of whom have studied art at ASU. First Friday hours are 6 to 10 p.m.

“Animal Land”
Rhetorical Galleries presents work by Lauren Strohacker and Kendra Sollars, who explore the displacement, reintroduction, and loss of wildlife by reimagining traditional wildlife encounters within contemporary contexts. First Friday hours, at the Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art shipping container galleries located in Roosevelt Row, are 6 to 10 p.m.

Warehouse 1005, located at 1005 North First Street in Roosevelt Row, presents artist Ciel Hendershot's first exhibition, which features abstract works blending collage, drawing, and painting. First Friday hours are 6 to 10 p.m. 

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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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