Free Events Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe August 7-13 – Arizona News

Free Events Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe August 7-13 – Arizona News

Art comes in various forms. Artist Anthony Mead uses wood with curry powder, and the Iglesias sisters visually capture the ingenuity of resistance. Even karaoke counts. No matter how you define creativity, you can experience a lot of it for free. Here’s your guide. For more things to do, visit our curated calendar.

“MFA Summer Show”
Harry Wood Gallery is showing works by graduate art students in its “MFA Summer Show.”

Participating artists include Lily Montgomery and Krista Davis, whose work blends neon, sound, and video projection. Over a dozen additional artists are part of the show, including Anthony Mead, who works with wood and unconventional materials such as coffee beans and curry powder. The exhibition also includes ceramics, fiber art, painting, photography, drawing, and prints.

The free exhibition was juried by Sara Cochran, director and chief curator for Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. See it on Tuesday, August 8, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. inside the ASU Art Building, 900 South Forest Mall in Tempe. It’s on view through Friday, August 11. Visit the ASU Events page. Lynn Trimble

Las Hermanas Iglesias, Competitions: Round III, 2015

Courtesy of Maria Guex for 601Artspace

Art meets resistance in the work of Lisa and Janelle Iglesias. The duo create work that disrupts borders, embraces absurdity, and fosters collaboration. Working together as Las Hermanas Iglesias, the sisters explore their relationship and take on acts of resistance rooted in optimism rather than nihilism. The Iglesias’ art has filled a gallery space at ASU Art Museum, 51 East 10th Street in Tempe, for the “Re:Sisters” exhibition.

The show includes…

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