See Innovative Artworks in Diverse Media by TPAC ‘New Works’ Grant Recipients

March 4, 2013


A video still from the performance piece Sonoran Strange by Logan Phillips/Adam Cooper-Terán.

The Tucson Pima Arts Council (TPAC) invites the public to a free evening showcase of innovative arts projects that are currently in the making on Tuesday, March 19 from 6-9pm in the Pioneer Building, 100 N. Stone Ave., as part of TPAC’s ‘New Works’ grant initiative. Participating artists will present work in a wide range of media. As a sample of what is in store,

Kimi Eisele will read from her novel in the making, The Lightest Object in the Universe; Kathleen Velo will share underwater photographic works that explore Tucson’s manmade and natural waterways; TC Tolbert will screen an excerpt from his video-poetry series, Speech Acts; Noah Saterstrom will share slides from


Water Flow No. 8 by artist Kathleen Velo

his Hand-Painted Food Signs Archive; Shloka Mangharam will read from her ‘blended-genre’ novel The Long Walk of Ita Gnattyhat; and Leslie Epperson will screen a video sample from her documentary on the All Souls Procession, entitled Many Bones, One Heart.

The Showcase will be held in the TPAC Conference Room and adjoining Lobby, located in the Pioneer Building Lobby, 100 N. Stone Ave., in Downtown Tucson.

The New Works Artists Project Grant program is supported in part by a partnership between TPAC and the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona. Its intention is to support individual artists in the creation of work that demonstrates both creative innovation and the highest standards of excellence.

To learn more, visit www.TucsonPimaArtsCouncil.org or call (520) 624-0595, x10.