Art with Intention

Elements of Earth

Tesa’s extraordinary works are on full display at the prestigious Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, located on Highway 179 in Sedona’s Gallery District.

Cultivating Artistic Connections

Amidst Durango’s bustling downtown distractions and the noise of a harried life, one can simply step through an open door, in the heart of it all, and experience peace.

Durango Independent Film Festival

The 15th annual Durango Independent Film Festival kicks off March 4th in downtown Durango, and it’s turned into a can’t miss event for locals and visitors alike.

Through The Eyes of A Master

Essential Sedona Magazine lives to introduce its readers to those people and places that are the heart and soul of the community. Therefore, we are excited to share with you our encounter with James Ratliff, the owner of the longest tenured operating art gallery in Sedona.

Six Navajo Masters

David Yellowhorse walked into Mother Nature’s Flower Shop in Glendale, Arizona. He wasn’t there to purchase flowers but rather to visit the woman who ran a small jewelry shop in the 10-foot wide gazebo in the back. The woman he was there to see was Peggy Lanning.

Ringing True

Whether lured by the banners announcing an artist’s presence or beckoned by the mysterious notes that randomly escape into the atmosphere from behind the glass doors, visitors drift into the gallery. A steel worker by trade, Doug is friendly, down-to-earth, and fully confident in his craftsmanship.

The Art Of Connection

If you find yourself strolling through the cobblestone streets and vine-draped buildings of the Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village in downtown Sedona, be sure to make your way back toward the shops that line Oak Creek.

In The Open Air

Sedona. Her environment is naturally inspirational. Artisans travel thousands of miles, crossing oceans and deserts to capture—either on camera or canvas—the breathtaking beauty of her resplendent red rocks.