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



1st Friday Gallery Tour
"Holiday Gift Show: Featuring the Lister Family"

Opening Reception Friday, December 5, 2014, 5-8 PM


Randall Chitto ceramics

"Turtle Koshare with Blue Corn" by Randall Chitto, ceramic, 13"h x 6"w x 6"d

A well-deserved spotlight shines on the work of the Lister Family this month,
one of the most esteemed families of Navajo jewelry makers working today.

Living on the vast Navajo Reservation in northeastern Arizona, David and Alice, both silversmiths, have practiced their artistry together for thirty-five years, passing their craft on to four of their daughters, including Davida and Dee Nez.

Each Lister creates in their own distinctive style: Alice puts a modern twist on traditional ideas while David often includes stamp work on his pieces, Dee Nez likes the color of various stones alongside her turquoise, and Davida’s pieces are defined by the depth and size of her stones. All their sterling silver is hand-cast, from necklaces, cuffs, earrings, buckles and bolo ties.

Tony Abeyta paintings

"Desert Morning Chant" by Tony Abeyta
oil on canvas, 12"h x 12"w

Aside from its extensive jewelry collection, which represents a wide range of artists and price points, Turquoise Tortoise Gallery, at forty-three years old, is known for its wide collection of Native American and Southwest art. The gallery offers works by such renowned artists as Stan Natchez (profiled in the Dec/Jan issue of Western Art & Architecture magazine), Tony Abeyta, Michael Horse and Sharon Brening. Award-winning sculptor Larry Yazzie is featured as is his gifted son, Lance Yazzie. Sculpture at the gallery ranges from classic stone and bronze to whimsical ceramic work, such as the “koshare” figures by Randall Chitto.

And, for truly unique stocking stuffers, authentic Zuñi fetishes can’t be beat!

Stop by opening night, enjoy the decorations and holiday refreshments and mingle with fellow art-lovers at this unique destination gallery in the heart of Sedona’s Gallery District.

Zuni fetishes

Assortment of authentic  Zuñi fetishes by various Zuñi artists, Storyteller doll from Cochiti Pueblo
(large to small ones available by various artists)


“Holiday Gift Show Featuring the Lister Family” runs through December 24. Visit the gallery’s Facebook page for more exhibition photos and plenty of gallery information.

Newy Fagan fused glass horses

Glass Horses and Ponies by Newy Fagan, fused glass
9"h x 8"w x 3"d & 8"h x 7"w x 3"d









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 "Holiday Gift Show: Featuring the Lister Family" as its featured artist for SGA First Friday in the Galleries event on December 5, 2014    with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. You are invited!


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Contact us at mail@turquoisetortoisegallery.com

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