Home | dCourier.com | Contact Us | Submit Event | Yellow Pages | Circulars | Today's Ads | Local TV Listings
prescottkudos.com | Prescott, AZ
ArtMovies/GamingMusicChew on ThisNightlifeOut & AboutTrend/StyleWishes & WordsOn Stage

home : art : art September 1, 2014


Art

6/28/2013 5:00:00 AM
Gallery celebrates a decade of art
Courtesy photo
Van Gogh’s Ear Gallery co-owners, from left, Cody Carter, Christine Wallace, John Lutes and Joanne Frerking, will celebrate the gallery’s 10th anniversary tonight during the 4th Friday Art Walk.
Courtesy photo
Van Gogh’s Ear Gallery co-owners, from left, Cody Carter, Christine Wallace, John Lutes and Joanne Frerking, will celebrate the gallery’s 10th anniversary tonight during the 4th Friday Art Walk.
The Daily Courier


Van Gogh's Ear Gallery will salute its 10th anniversary with a party from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight during the 4th Friday Art Walk.

The gallery, located at 156B S. Montezuma on Prescott's iconic Whiskey Row, is housed in 3,500 square feet of the historical Sam Hill Hardware Store, which is a legend in its own right, especially among people who shopped its wares.

Van Gogh's Ear Gallery co-owner and glass artist John Lutes knows the building well. He worked as the manager of the former Heilig-Myers Furniture Store for 20 years after it became part of the old Sam Hill store building when the hardware store closed down. Then the furniture store shuttered, but Lutes stayed on in the same structure when he became a part of the art gallery that opened within those walls.

"I've been working in this building for 30 years," he said. Cody Carter, John and Linda Lutes' daughter and also an artist, a co-owner and the gallery's consultant, "grew up" visiting her father in the furniture store. Now, Carter's young daughter visits her within the same vintage structure.

Carter and her husband, Mark, also a partner, create the brightly painted hand-made shoes that the gallery sells.

Other gallery co-owners are Joanne Frerking and Christine Wallace.

Frerking, a monoprint/collage artist, recalls that "many of our original artists have been with us throughout our 10-year history. We hope to see many of them at our celebration on, because, without them and our other fine artists, we wouldn't still be here." And, she added, "We are so grateful to our many customers who have also become our dear friends for supporting us all these years."

Tonight's celebration will feature jazz music, hors d'oeuvres and wine. For more information, visit www.vgegallery.com.




    Most Viewed     Recently Commented
•   Elevated Idol: Who will be Prescott's next star?

•   Grammy winner making his way to Prescott

•   Chew on This: Baja-Mexican delights at Barbudos Mexican Grill & Cantina

•   Local pastor is one of eight finalists in AARP singing contest

•   Kudos KornuKopia: Aug. 29-Sept. 5





Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search

HSE - PrescottKudos Facebook button
HSE - Twitter button
HSE - dCourier.com link




Home | dCourier.com | Contact Us | e-News | Submit Event | Today's Ads | RSS | Local TV Listings | Site Map
© Copyright 2014 Prescott Newspapers, Inc. PrescottKudos.com is a primary entertainment guide for Prescott and surrounding communities in Northern Arizona. Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Prescott Newspapers, Inc. Prescott Newspapers Online is a service of Prescott Newspapers Inc. By using the Site, PrescottKudos.com ®, you agree to abide and be bound by the Site's terms of use and Privacy Policy, which prohibit commercial use of any information on the Site. Click here to email your questions, comments or suggestions. Prescott Newspapers Online is a proud publication of Western News&Info, Inc.® All Rights Reserved.

Software © 1998-2014 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved