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January 15, 2020 through February 28, 2020
Club Camera Tucson Exhibit Opportunity at the Oro Valley Library.
Dates are January 15, 2020 till February 28, 2020
This exhibit is open for the best work of the club members regardless of theme or style (appropriate for public viewing in the library of course). Color, B&W, nature, portrait, landscape, street photography, travel photography, creative, etc., are all acceptable. Prints should be matted and framed; canvas, metal, or acrylic prints can be framed or unframed. All images must be prepared with wire hanging hardware.
Deadline for submitting images is December 18, 2019 (I apologize for the short notice). Members may submit a maximum of three images for consideration. There is a $5 hanging fee for each image accepted for display. A total of 30 images may be accepted for this exhibit.
Image information needed:
Title of the Image.
Brief description/information about the image, if desired, as you would like it to appear on the Description Card (very short) or in the sales book. The appreciation of certain images can be enhanced with a brief explanation or description of what makes the image unique, how the shot was made, location, etc.
Expected size of finished gallery image. Images should not be smaller than 8×10 and generally not larger than 16×20 (or 20 inches on the long side, if a pano). Larger images may be accepted on a limited basis. There is limited space in the gallery.
Medium – print (must be matted and framed)
metal or acrylic
Landscape or vertical
Desired sale price. You are free to charge any price you wish or to provide an image NFS (not for sale)
Contact Information to appear in the sales book. List your name phone number, email address and or website address.
Send JPG of Image to email@example.com.
File naming format: your last name-first initial_OV_image title. (Example: Knoll-s_OV_grand canyon sunset).
Thanks for submitting an image. All photos will be reviewed and photographers will be notified late December to confirm images that are accepted. A $5 hanging fee will cover the costs of preparing the Description Cards and sales book. Please send any other questions or comments via email or phone to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Susan Knoll at 520-465-3728.
Drop Off Date: You will need to drop off accepted work at the Oro Valley Library entryway on 15 January 2020, ready to be hung (wire hanging hardware necessary). Attach a business card sized identification on the back of the work which should include your name and a phone number.
Please note: By participating in this show you agree to release and discharge Club Camera Tucson and its members from any and all claims occasioned by damage or loss of artwork while in the possession of Club Camera Tucson and Oro Valley Library.
Again sorry for the short notice.
October 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019
Kirk-Bear Canyon library (Tanque Verde and Bear Canyon Rd) is displaying CCT Member Ted Fleming’s 24-piece set of wildlife images. Previously this exhibit was on display at the Joel Valdez main library last February. So here’s your chance if you missed the previous hanging to appreciate Ted’s amazing photographic talent.
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at 11 am
Wine Country Fall Festival 2019 the Union Pacific’s historic Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014 is stopping at the Willcox Depot on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11 am
Big Boy is scheduled to arrive here in Tucson on the 17th for overnight and be on display here from 9 am to 3 pm on the 18th. Then the next day the 19th it leaves at 7 am for Benson , Willcox and beyond.
To kick off the Willcox Wine Country Fall Festival 2019 the Union Pacific’s historic Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014 is stopping at the Willcox Depot on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11 am. It is touring the Union Pacific system throughout 2019 to commemorate the transcontinental railroad’s 150th anniversary.
The Big Boy’s return to the rails is the product of more than two years of meticulous restoration work by the Union Pacific Steam Team. No. 4014 is the world’s only operating Big Boy locomotive.
Let’s all grab a taste or glass of wine and cheers the train as it leaves at 11:15 am. More information at
Big Boy Locomotive Schedule October 2019
The schedule is on the above link.
December 26, 2020 – “Flora and Fauna of the South West” exhibit at Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Gallery
The Photographic Imagery of Club Camera Tucson will feature “Flora and Fauna of the Southwest” at The Ranch House Art Gallery at Agua Caliente Park, 12325 East Roger Road, Tucson, AZ 85749. Subjects would be simply animal, vegetable, but not minerals. Genres include both wild animals as well as captive ones found in the Southwest. Included will be animals from our wonderful zoo’s but not domestic animals like our pets. Also included could be insects, i.e. butterflies, spiders and other species as well as our desert flowers and growing things.
Installation date: 12/24/20, Removal date: 1/28/21
Exhibit Dates: Thursday December 26, 2020 to Wednesday, January 27, 2021. The Gallery is open Wednesdays-Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
A “Meet the Artists” Reception will be currently (tentatively) held at the gallery from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. a date to be determined.
January 17, 2019-“Healing, Inspiration and Art: An Exhibition”
Deborah Kauffeld of CCT is exhibiting her work.
” Thirty-five artists, including myself, will be exhibiting their work. I’m including information for anyone who might be interested in attending. I have three pieces accepted for the show – “Through the Darkness, Light”; “Self-Portrait” and “Heart Sequestered”. One is digital art from a photograph while the other two are original, no photograph.”
Thursday, January 17, 2019, from 5-7 PM there will be an artist’s reception at the Ventana Community Gallery of Roche Tissue Diagnostics in Oro Valley.
Hope to see you there! Oh, I forgot to mention – live music, delicious hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be offered!
The Photographic Imagery of Club Camera Tucson will feature “In the Steps of the Masters” at The Ranch House Art Gallery at Agua Caliente Park, 12325 East Roger Road, Tucson, AZ 85749. Genres include Landscapes, Life & Culture, Abstracts, Nature & Wildlife, all in monochrome (black & white and sepia) photography. Exhibit Dates: Saturday February 16, 2019 to Thursday, March 14, 2019. The Gallery is open Wednesdays-Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
A “Meet the Artists” Reception will be currently (tentatively) held at the gallery on Sunday February 24, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Click HERE to sign up to submit images for review to the selection committee.
November 30, 2018 – Images of Club Camera Tucson exhibit featured at Oro Valley Public Library Gallery
The Photographic Imagery of Club Camera Tucson will feature Hand of Man, Nature, and Creative photography at the Oro Valley Public Library Gallery located at 1305 W. Naranja Dr., Oro Valley, AZ. Exhibit Dates: Friday, November 30, 2018, to Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
The exhibit is open for the best work of the club members regardless of the theme or style (appropriate for public viewing in the library, of course.) Color, B&W, nature, portrait, landscape, street photography, travel photography, creative, etc. Prints are to be matted and framed; canvas, metal or acrylic prints can be framed or unframed. All images must be prepared with wire hanging hardware.
Click HERE to sign up to submit images for review to the selection committee.
Tohono Chul Park
A great place to take interesting photos.
Wonderful themed gardens, nature trails, eclectic shops, art galleries, classes, creatures and a charming Tea Room. Named as one of the great botanical gardens of the world by Travel+Leisure.
Tohono Chul Park is open daily from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. There is an entrance fee.
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Another wonderful place to capture great photos.
A world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place! Exhibits re-create the natural landscape of the Sonoran Desert Region so realistically you find yourself eye-to-eye with mountain lions, prairie dogs, Gila monsters, and more. Within the Museum grounds, you will see more than 300 animal species and 1,200 kinds of plants. There are almost 2 miles of paths traversing 21 acres of beautiful desert.
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is open daily, year-round. There is an entrance fee.