SAC Celebrates 60 Raffle!
Winner will be Announced on December 1, 7pm at Sedona Arts Center
In celebration of our 60th Anniversary, the Sedona Arts Center is holding a limited raffle! Tickets are on sale at $20 a piece or $100 for 6 tickets. The first place winner will win a custom 24x30 portrait painting by Gretchen Lopez. Both the second and third prizes are your choice of either $600 towards art workshops or classes at Sedona Arts Center or a $600 shopping spree in our Fine Art Gallery in Uptown, Sedona!
All proceeds benefit the educational mission of Sedona Arts Center.
About Gretchen Lopez
Gretchen Lopez majored in advertising and design, when she attended Ventura College, then went on to study fashion design and illustration at the Fashion Institute of Design and Mechandising in Los Angeles. She completed her studies at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
As a tenth generation native of California, Gretchen has a rich family heritage. She is a descendant of the first Spanish settlers of what was to become the Mexican Rancheros, her colorful family background includes Chumash and Apache Bloodlines. Gretchen’s works are greatly inspired by her ethnic heritage. Being experienced in many mediums and techniques allows her to express a feeling of freedom, vibrancy and spontaneity through color and design to depict the varied faces, fabrics and gentle beauty of Native and Hispanic women in her paintings.
She combines traditional as well as comtemporary elements in her works, from the figurative to still lifes. Gretchen resides in Northern Arizona, where she pursues her love of painting. A teacher of painting, life drawing and portraiture at the Sedona Arts Center in Sedona, Arizona, Gretchen was nominated for the Viola Award for Excellence in Art Education. Her works are included in numerous private collections both nationally and internationally, and can be seen in select galleries throughout the Southwest.
Learn more about Gretchen and her work at: gretchenlopezart.com
First prize WINNER – Rosemary Keiser
Second and Third Place prize WINNERS – Daryl Kling, Chuck Williamson