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Straight Arrow Studio

Events . . . Winter 2017

One woman show!

6 Sundays at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
7650 N. Paseo Del Norte, Tucson AZ 85704
Jan 15 – Feb. 18, 2017.

Jean is showing 25 framed watercolor originals,
varying sizes and prices, new and already shown
(one is acrylic ink on yupo – see if you can find it...) 

Jean will be at the church between the early service
and after the second service to visit with patrons
until around 12:30 each Sunday.

The church is frequently closed and to see the work at other times,
Jean must be contacted at jeansbeck@aol.com to arrange a time.

SAWG Gallery showcases its elegant new location on Broadway at Williams Centre.... The address is 5420 E Broadway, Suite 240.

SAWG Gallery Hours: Tues–Sun 11am - 4pm, closed Monday. Ph 299-7294  

Four of Jean's paintings – "San Pedro House" is one – can still be found in Tohono Chul's Museum House Gallery.

O N G O I N G :

SAWG Gallery Hours: Tues–Sun 11am - 4pm, closed Monday. Ph 299-7294
The SAWG Art Gallery, located at Williams Centre, Suite 240
– 5420 E Broadway, #240, Tucson AZ 85711

Retail Outlets:
Tohono Chul Park, La Fuente Gift Shop, Tucson
Tohono Chul Museum House Gallery, Tucson
SAWG Gallery at Williams Center, Tucson

Desert Star Addiction Recovery Center
7493 N. Oracle Rd. Ste. 203
638-6000 (Paintings there are owned by Desert Star; see Jean's business cards)

R E C E N T  P A S T :

Jean's painting, "Steam Pump Wreckage" was featured in the Herberger Theater Gallery's show, "Crumpled, Dented, and Crushed," from January 9 – March 15, 2015.

SAWG Members' Signature Show, from Jan. 6 to Feb. 8, 2015, featured
Jean's landscape painting, "General Hitchcock."

Jean's paintings, "Fort Lowell Museum" and "Our Old View of Catalina Mountains" were selected by jury for Herberger Theater's Objects D'Art Auction of 2014, for the support of local artists and youth programs.

Jean Sharp Beck: Watercolors Solo Show
University Club of Phoenix, 39 East Monte Vista Road, Phoenix AZ 85004
November 4, 2013 to January 10, 2014. A portion of her sales benefited
the non-profit University Club Foundation, for art scholarships.

See You In September Show at SAWG ran from Sept. 17 – October 13.
Luscious green-gold September invitation: View or download (PDF, 314 kb).

AUGUST ART at SAWG Gallery ran from August 23 – September 15, 2013.
View or download the fiery August show invite HERE (a PDF file, 496 kb).

Jean's painting, "Spring Garden at Tohono Chul" was in the All Members Show at SAWG thru April, but has now returned to Tohono Chul.

"Las Picturas Chiquitas" show at La Pilita Museum showed Jean's small picture, "Morning Green", April 5–26 (420 S. Main Ave.)

Jean's painting "General Hitchcock" was accepted by Stephen Quiller for SAWG March Art Madness Show, and was on exhibit from March 5–31.

SAWG Experimental Show was Feb. 7 through March 3.
This show included Jean's new painting, "Madera Remembered."

Jean's painting, "Sunrise – Craycroft/River" appeared in the Signature Show
at SAWG Jan. 17 – Feb. 3, 2013.

Jean's landscape "Afternoon Paradise" appeared at Fiesta Sonora Show at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, through October 28, 2012.

Jean's new painting, "Dust Coming," appeared in the winter show at
SAWG River Center, which opened January 13, 2012.

Jean's "DeGrazia Fence" appeared in Arizona Sonora Desert Museum's
holiday show, ‘Fiesta Sonora.’

November at SAWG River Center: "Almost Gone Hollyhocks," appeared in
the SAWG Calendar Show at SAWG Gallery.

September at SAWG River Center: Jean's wall featured her Images of St. Phillip's:  "Spiritual Spot," "St. Philip's Summer, '04" and "Aging Bell (St. Philip's in The Hills)."

Jean's painting "Spiritual Spot" won Honorable Mention from Vicky Donkersley, and showed with "St. Philip's Summer, '04" at Visions of St. Philip's 75th Anniversary Show. The St. Philip's show was installed on Feb. 21 in the Upper Link Gallery at Tucson International Airport.

2011 Tucson Artists' Open Studio Tour ran Sat–Sun, Apr. 16-17. Jean's downtown studio was included, at 267 S. Stone Avenue, Studio G, where she
sold 6 paintings, including "Cobalt Moment," and "Atras de Elysian Grove."

Jean's painting, "Empire Yesterday" was on view at "Anything Goes," SAWG All Member Show, March 11 to April 29, 2011.      

Arizona Aqueous XXV in Tubac, Tubac Center of the Arts, juried in Jean's
"Winter Fig at Tohono Chul" –– January 13 to March 13, 2011.

SAWG Signature Show "Crème de la Crème" Feb. 5 - Mar. 4, 2011.
Jean's painting "Restore, Renew" won a $100 Merchant's Award from Sarnoff's, at the Award's Reception on February 11, juried by internationally acclaimed artist, Alex Powers.

SAWG 43rd Annual Juried Show 'The Artist's Eye' had Jean's new landscape,
"Marshall Gulch" from Jan. 8 – Feb. 4, 2011. Juried by Robert Burridge. New SAWG gallery: River Center Plaza, (River & Craycroft).

SAWG Calendar Show: Jean's new painting, "Marshall Gulch Bridge" was shown
from Dec. 3, 2010 – Jan. 6, 2011.

Fiesta Sonora at the Ironwood Gallery, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
included Jean's painting, "Rest Here." Nov. 6, 2010 – Jan. 2, 2011.

Experimental & Innovative Works in Water Media, November 2–30, 2010, showed Jean's painting on yupo: "Rubber Ducky."

Jean's painting "Spiritual Spot" was displayed at the SAWG Signature Show
at St. Philip's Murphey Gallery (River and Campbell) until March 4, 2010.

Tubac Center of the Arts Members' Open: Fall 2010, Sept. 10 – Oct. 10, showed "Restore, Renew."

2010 Fall Tucson Open Studio Tour ran Sat–Sun, Nov. 13–14. In a preview reception at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, Jean showed "Rest a Bit," a scene from a courtyard at Tohono Chul Park.

Jean's two watercolors, "Saloon – Traildust Town," and "Cobalt Moment," were accepted for The Mountain Oyster Club's Forty-First Annual Contemporary Western Art Show and Sale, running from November 21, 2010 through January 8, 2011. Visit www.MountainOysterClub.com to view her work.

The Mountain Oyster Club accepted her "El Charro" and "Corner Market" for their 2009 Show (11/22/09 to 01/02/10).

Jean's studio at the Labor Temple is open by appointment only.

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