Apr
28
2020

Closed Until April 30 or Further Notice

Dear Members of our Shemer Family: In support of current precautions being taken by the City of Phoenix to address the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made the incredibly tough decision to temporarily stop offering classes, workshops and lectures, and close the Shemer to the general public beginning Tuesday, March 17, through April 30, or until further notice.  We […]

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Apr
08
2020

Virtual Exhibition: New Art Arizona

For any pricing or purchasing inquiries, please email info@shemerartcenter.org.  Images from the New Art Arizona Exhibition

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Apr
08
2020

Virtual Solo Exhibition: Luminescent Meditations

For any pricing or purchasing inquiries, please email info@shemerartcenter.org.  Images from the Luminescent Meditations Exhibition

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Mar
20
2020

Virtual Exhibition: All I Knew Was What I Saw

For any pricing or purchasing inquiries, please email info@shemerartcenter.org.  Images from the All I Knew Was What I Saw Exhibition A Solo Photography Exhibition Featuring the Artwork of Joseph Podlesnik

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Mar
18
2020

Virtual Exhibition: Garden Musings

For any pricing or purchasing inquiries, please email info@shemerartcenter.org. Images from the Garden Musings Exhibition

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Jan
20
2020

Sixty-Six Scholarships Awarded to 34 High School Students!

Thanks to the generosity of 30 donors, including the Shemer Family and the Shemer Art Center, 66 scholarships were awards to 34 high school students this year, as part of the 2020 New Horizons High School Student Art Exhibition.  The Scholarship awards and certificates of participation were presented to students at an Awards Ceremony held […]

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Jan
02
2020

In Loving Memory of Jack Shemer

JACK EVVARD SHEMER August 22, 1940 – January 2, 2020 Jack Evvard Shemer born August 22, 1940, passed away peacefully at the age of 79 in his Phoenix home on January 2, 2020, with his loving wife Paula by his side, after a long battle with COPD and heart disease. Known by many as “Cactus […]

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Nov
19
2019

SHEMER HONORS Bill Nebeker

On November 15, 2019, the Shemer Art Center once again recognized an Arizona artist who has achieved great success in his or her career and has given back to the Arizona community.  This year’s honoree was Prescott, Arizona-based, bronze fine art sculptor Bill Nebeker! This year’s event showcased Bill’s 50-year art career in Arizona, starting with […]

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Nov
07
2019

Weather and crowds combine for an exhilarating 2019 Shemer Arizona Arts Festival!

This year’s Shemer Arizona Arts Festival delivered great weather, crowds and the perfect way to celebrate art in Arizona! Over 40 artists from all across Arizona were featured, as well as their one-of-a-kind works of art, plus hourly artist demonstrations included potters from AZ Clay, Laurie Nessel from the Arizona Glass Alliance, blacksmiths Rodger & […]

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Oct
29
2019

New Signs at Shemer Art Center!

Last Friday, the Shemer Art Center held an unveiling ceremony to showcase its new property signs, and the Mayor’s Office proclaimed it “Martha Shemer Day” in the City of Phoenix, recognizing her donation to the City 35 years ago! We also celebrated her birthday, which would have been her 100th! Over 30 people joined us […]

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