Thanksgiving. It's right around the corner, evoking memories, anticipation and a host of cliches about shared experiences with family and friends. For many it even inspires actual expressions of gratitude for days past and the days to come. We may consolidate our gains in the company of those we love and hope for an even brighter future. Here at Sedona Artists Market our talented artists honor traditional themes of the holiday season in striking and beautiful ways. For instan
Marie Desroches has always been mesmerized by the beauty and vastness of nature. She loves hiking and camping and has spent lots of time in nature--time that is reflected in her paintings. All of Marie's paintings displayed at the Sedona Artist Market are special places she has visited and experienced great joy. Marie says that "painting these magical places is a way to remain immersed in the remembrances of the magical feelings I always find when I am in nature." Marie also
A native of Indiana, Kevin Wemlinger became enamored of Arizona after a trip to Tucson in 1999. After years of hiking and taking photographs to memorialize trails he'd been on, Kevin came across a magazine photo that inspired him to refine his own photography. After many workshops, early mornings and long nights, and trial and error--as well as countless sunburns, exhaustion, and thorns, Kevin has truly achieved professional status as a nature photographer. Stop by to see Kev
No doubt you already knew what a special day Sunday, November 17th is bound to be. On no other day of the year can you hit the amazing trifecta of National Homemade Bread Day, Baklava Day and National Hiking Day. So here's how this works in Sedona. Artist Steve Simon at Sedona Artist Market First, pick up a fine loaf of fresh homemade bread at Sedona Memories. You may need it on your hike. Next, choose from any one of 130 or more hiking trails, some within Sedona's city limit
Once again, we are featuring new art from Dann Powers! In previous posts, we've showcased Dann's red rock art, his Hopi portraits, and his ravens and Ganesh paintings. Today we're sharing Dann's most recent pieces: His carved wood plaques. Stop by any day of the week from 10-5 to see all of Dann's work. You can't miss his display; it's on your left as you walk in the store.
Janyse Florek describes herself as an artist through desire, schooled by hands-on life experience. She found joy in crafting a ring out of a peach pit while a Girl Scout, constructing a tank out of a large cardboard box, art projects at school, and gardening with her parents. All of these events fed an innate desire to create, design, and build things from materials or items that were just lying around. Janyse was introduced to rock art by her sister-in-law, Devorah Curtis, w
Lys Saint Aubin has been a painter ever since she can remember. In the small town of Coronel Bogado, Paraguay, where Lys grew up, her mother's art was prominent. Lys says she is a "mere shadow of the giant" her mother represented. Describing herself as introverted by nature, Lys says that painting brings out a part of her that connects with people's souls. She's been told that her art has healing qualities. She learned at a young age the value of the lesson that art, like bea