Jun
08
2018

Summer Camp 2018 – Week One

  City of Phoenix Police Officer Jared Sherman stopped by the Shemer Art Center during Week One of Summer Camp…. no, not specifically to check on our campers.  But while he was here he just happened to take the time to greet each class and pose for a picture with Mr. Travis’s drawing class!  Thank […]

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Mar
12
2018

2018 Southwest MicroLiving Event Makes BIG Impact!

The 2018 Southwest MicroLiving event held February 17 – March 11 at the Shemer Art Center made a big impact this year, attracting nearly 2,500 attendees and showcasing 10 tiny home and garden structures!  The event, which featured micro housing, micro gardening, micro art and micro brews, also showcased more than 30 artists, kids art […]

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Nov
20
2017

2017 Shemer Honors Jim Waid

On November 17, 2017, the Shemer Art Center was pleased to showcase the successful career of Jim Waid at Shemer Honors,  an art gala created to benefit the Shemer Art Center. The event included a cocktail reception and artist exhibition followed by a plated dinner and program held in a beautifully decorated tent on the […]

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Nov
07
2017

2017 Shemer Arizona Arts Festival Blazes A New Chapter

Formerly Sunday @ Shemer, this year’s rebranded Shemer Arizona Arts Festival blazed a new chapter!  Held for the first time for two days, Saturday & Sunday, November 4 & 5 , the event featured Arizona celebrities and a wine-tasting presentation (in fact two) by Sam Pillsbury, owner of Pillsbury Wine Co. in Wilcox, AZ.  Over […]

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Sep
18
2017

2017 Furry Friends Fine Arts Festival Fabulous!

More than 700 people attended this year’s Furry Friends Fine Arts Festival, held Saturday, Sept. 16, and it was fabulous, thanks to the artists and business sponsors who participated, as well as the Arizona Humane Society, Black Cat Coffee House, Left Coast and Rollover Doughnuts!

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Jun
30
2017

Week Four! Wow!

Week Four of Summer Camp went by so quickly this year at the Shemer Art Center that we are already looking forward to seeing the kids again next year!  This week we had a visit from Phoenix Channel 11, to capture video for a segment to be scheduled later this year (watch our blog in […]

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Jun
23
2017

“Oh Mr. Turner, You Are So Beautiful!”

Kids say the funniest things, and this is one of the comments heard during a class at the Shemer Art Center during Week Three of Summer Camp (as they were drawing Mr. Turner)! This week we had 33 students, seven returning from last year, here to learn drawing, painting and ceramics skills from some of […]

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Jun
16
2017

Week Two of Summer Camp, Already?

It is hard to believe, but Week Two of Summer Camp is already over and again, our students left smiling!  Thanks to the drawing, painting and ceramics instruction provided by Mr. Turner, Ms. Danielle and Ms. Suzanne, parents this week enjoyed a dazzling art show and our 25 students, 5 returning from last year (and […]

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Jun
13
2017

Fox 10 News Visits Summer Camp!

Fox 10 News visited Summer Camp at the Shemer Art Center today for a sneak preview of the fun, visual arts activities taking place this year in the classes instructed by Mr. Turner, Ms. Danielle and Ms. Suzanne. Click HERE to view the two live segments from Week Two featuring our ceramic and drawing classes! Click […]

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Jun
09
2017

“I Wish Camp Was Every Day!”

“I Wish Summer Camp was Every Day!” was just one of the comments we received last week from students following Week One of Summer Camp at the Shemer Art Center!  Twenty-four students had the opportunity to enhance their skills in drawing, painting and ceramics thanks to the great instruction provided by Mr. Turner, Ms. Danielle […]

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