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Featured Artist – American Impressionist Alan H. Curtis

Alan H. Curtis, Tucson area resident, is best known for his “plein air” style of impressionism. His paintings capture the beauty of the American scene, from the dynamic landforms of the desert to waterlily-filled ponds of Eastern Massachusetts and the golden hills of Northern California. Curtis has spent his life recording on canvas the scenes, people, and places most important to him.

Among the recordings are paintings of his six children. His current studio is in Northwest Tucson.

In his own words, an artist should be more than a painter. “An artist should build boats, be able to fix cars, create beautiful gardens, cook delicious meals, bake homemade breads, and whip out an occasional masterpiece.”

Alan Curtis’ studio gallery is open for private showings only.

—————————-, the online studio of American Impressionist Alan H. Curtis.

Curtis’ work, which has been featured in American Art Review magazine, holds a unique ability to capture both subtle and dramatic emotions. His paintings and prints reflect his talent for capturing diverse American themes, such as a hot eggs-and-bacon breakfasts, dramatic Southwest landscapes, California’s blooming hillsides, and the flower harvesters of Half Moon Bay.


Alan H. Curtis (1943- ) hails from a family of artists –

Uncle Howard Curtis (1906-1989) – and PHOTO
Aunt Eleanor Curtis (1910-2008) –
Father Roger W. Curtis (1910-2000) – and AskArt
Brother David P.


Other paintings of Alan H. Curtis can be viewed online at John Stayman Fine Art:

Rancho Linda Vista Gallery Schedule in Oracle, Arizona

Click here for the RLV Gallery Schedule.

Art in Tubac, Arizona

Tubac art by SearchNetMedia
Tubac art, a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.

For more information on what there is to do and see in Tubac, visit

Glass Gypsy Art Glass in Green Valley, Arizona

Glass Art by SearchNetMedia
Glass Art a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.

We had a chance to preview some beautiful glass art work by Glass Gypsy Art Glass of Green Valley, Arizona. They have experience with cold glass, sand blasting, fusing, slumping, lamp working, and faceting (including diachronic pendants).

For more information on Glass Gypsy Art GlassCLICK HERE. You may also view a SLIDE SHOW of some Glass Gypsy Art buro beads.

“Musical Compositions of Ted DeGrazia” – CD release party on Jan 21rst in Tucson

DeGrazia Gallery
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“Musical Compositions of Ted DeGrazia” – CD release party on Jan 21rst in TucsonFriday, January 21, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun

Arizona artist Ted DeGrazia’s dual passions for art and music are celebrated in this special collection of original paintings, drawings, and musical scores the artist composed for his big-band orchestra in the 1930s.

The newly recorded CD, “Please Remember Me,” features the first recordings of these original scores, produced and arranged by faculty at the Tucson Community Music School and Tucson Jazz Institute, joined by the artist’s son, Spanish-guitarist Domingo DeGrazia. The musicians will perform the songs live at the opening reception.

For more information, visit

Birders – Wings Over Willcox Birding and nature Festival is Jan. 12-16

Visit Cochise County – Willcox and Wings over Willcox for more information.

La Fiesta de Guadalupe – December 5th at the Degrazia Gallery in the Sun

Enjoy great dancing, music, art, friends, and food at the La Fiesta de Guadalupe – December 5th at the Degrazia Gallery in the Sun.

Mariachi Dancers

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DeGrazia’s Rodeo Collection on exhibit at The DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun

Discover Tucson and visit The DeGrazia Gallery in The Sun.

Take a video tour of Arivaca, Arizona

Discover Southern Arizona

Music courtesy of Rumblefish Music Licensing Store.
Song: Roadless
Artist: McKenzie Stubbert
Album: Pushplay Vol. 1

Video tour of St. David, Arizona in Cochise County

St. David, Arizona in Cochise County, just south of Benson.

Music courtesy of Rumblefish Music Licensing Store.
Song:  Lucky Guy
Artist:  Paul Reece
Album:  The Lucky Guy (Instrumentals)

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