Turquoise Tortoise Art Gallery in Sedona Arizona - One of the finest Sedona Art Galleries featuring contemporary Native American and Southwestern art

 

TURQUOISE TORTOISE GALLERY CELEBRATES 45 YEARS

1st Friday Gallery Tour featuring
BAJE WHITETHORNE, SR.: NAVAJO NARRATIVE

April 6, 2018, 5-8 PM; Artist Talk, 6:30 PM

 

"White Moon" by Baje Whitethorne, Sr., oil on canvas, 20" x 10". At Turquoise Tortoise, a Bryant Nagel Gallery.

 

Turquoise Tortoise, a Bryant Nagel Gallery, welcomes acclaimed artist Baje Whitethorne, Sr. to the gallery for an opening Artist Reception and offers an Artist Talk by Whitethorne at which he provides a window into his varied inspirations and techniques.

"Manygoats Fan Dancer" by Baje Whitethorne, Sr., oil on canvas, 36" x 18". At Turquoise Tortoise, a Bryant Nagel Gallery.

The paintings of Baje Whitethorne, Sr. capture the dynamics of the Navajo Reservation with a rich sense of story and subject, place and memory. His styles encompass Narrative Realism, near-Abstraction, with even near-Anime figurative works. Whitethorne captures the Navajos’ rich current-day reality as well as their singular history. His paintings can be seen at museums, galleries and private collections around the world. Whitethorne has illustrated eight children’s books, was awarded the Western Heritage Wrangler Award from the Cowboy Hall of Fame and in 2014 was honored in Flagstaff, AZ with the Mayor’s Legacy Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Arts.

Mark your calendars and stop byTurquoise Tortoise on 1st Friday evening, April 6th, to meet Baje Whitethorne, Sr. and enjoy the opportunity to hear an Artist Talk from this fascinating artist.

In Sedona, Arizona, “Baje Whitethorne, Sr.: Navajo Narrative” runs through April 15th.

"My Dance Song" by Baje Whitethorne, Sr., oil on canvas, 12" x 12". At Turquoise Tortoise, a Bryant Nagel Gallery.

 

 

 

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Open daily: 10-6 Mon-Sat; 11-5 Sun.

 

 

 

"My Tree" by Baje Whitethorne, Sr., oil on canvas, 15" x 14". At Turquoise Tortoise,
a Bryant Nagel Gallery.
"Dancers of Dawn" by Baje Whitethorne, Sr., oil on canvas, 16" x 40". At Turquoise Tortoise,
a Bryant Nagel Gallery.



On the first Friday of each month, from 5 - 8 p.m., members of the Sedona Gallery Association offer a unique monthly showcase highlighting artists, special exhibits, and art events.

These special art receptions give locals and Sedona visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while beginning their weekends with an exploration of Sedona's exciting art scene.

Turquoise Tortoise Gallery is proud to present "BAJE WHITETHORNE, SR. NAVAJO NARRATIVE" as its featured artist for SGA First Friday in the Galleries event on April 6, 2018    with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. You are invited!

 

 
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