The Mesa Arts Center, owned and operated by the City of Mesa, is a unique, architecturally stunning, international award winning facility located in the heart of downtown Mesa. Arizona’s largest arts center is home to four theaters, five art galleries, and 14 art studios. Guests, patrons, and students come to Mesa Arts Center to enjoy the finest live entertainment and performances, world-class visual art exhibitions, and outstanding arts education classes. The facility is an architectural showpiece and a destination for visitors to the Phoenix area. The Mesa Arts Center mission is to inspire people through engaging arts experiences that are diverse, accessible, and relevant.
Modified Arts breaks down the traditional art gallery model in its presentation of contemporary art in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. The gallery seeks to present conceptually rigorous work, and strives to connect and cultivate regional, national, and international artists and collectors.
www.MyPoseForYou.com is an online gallery featuring erotic art and fine art nudes. MyPoseForYou.com provides free web space to artists.
North Central Art Gallery was established with a clear goal in mind – to provide a revolutionary space which changes how people interact with and experience works of art. Located away from Phoenix’s main arts district, North Central Art Gallery resides in the neighbourhood of Sunnyslope, in the foothills of the North Mountain Park. Focusing on artworks that push the boundaries of contemporary and experimental art, the gallery shows only the work of highly skilled and inspirational artists who demonstrate creativity and spontaneity in their work. North Central Art Gallery currently represents several Phoenix-based artists.
Perihelion Arts opened in October of 2002 to showcase exceptional contemporary artwork that we find moving, inspirational and provocative. We feature, but are not limited to: Outsider, Folk. Surreal, Pop Surrealism, erotic and cutting-edge contemporary work that strives to transcend boundaries. Often, we are as intrigued by compelling messages, and unique and intricate processes as we are the final results
We need to acknowledge the practical role of art in the lives of children and adults alike, because artistic activity is a necessary part of human development and a pedagogical essential. Although we may be aware of the art product — the song, the picture, the play — we are less aware of the process that creates it. This process has less to do with inspiration and innate talent than it does with the human drive to understand, to seek solutions and to think creatively.
The arts educate the imagination, tutor our senses, enlarge our capacity to solve problems and lead us to the inner truths that guide our lives. The arts lift our logical thinking — the traditional focus of modern education — into reaches of possibility, invention and genius.