Mary T. Paulin Gallery

The Mary T. Paulin Gallery is located at ArtWorks (1509 E. Helen St.) and employs the artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities as staff members. A team of 10 workers manage the gallery with vocational assistance. Gallery workers learn professional skills related to the organization of an art gallery business. We advocate their unique abilities and capabilities by engaging them within the larger community; thus, we have developed a traveling show as part of the gallery program.  In partnership with several

 

Current Exhibit

Past Exhibits

Tucson Expressions
September 29, 2017 to January 12, 2018

ArtWorks Mary T. Paulin Gallery presents: Tucson Expressions, an exhibit celebrating the desert southwest. 

Opening reception: September 29, 2017.


InkTober Collective
June 2, 2017 to September 1, 2017

ArtWorks' Mary T. Paulin Gallery presents: InkTober Collective, a diverse collection of collaborative art themes. ArtWorks invited community artists from InkTober including Cody Winiecki, DiAngele Augustus, Christine Bellemare, Jacob Breckenridge, Diana Vasquez, and Brittany Griwzow. 

Opening reception: June 30, 2017. 


Spirit Life
February 3, 2017 to April 24, 2017

ArtWorks' Mary T. Paulin Gallery presents: Spirit Life, a collection of work about spirituality and how we connect to the things we believe in. This exhibit is diverse in topics and mediums; in this collection we discoverand celebrate how unique and different everyone interprets their spirituality.  

Closing reception: April 21, 2017. 


Staff Works
September 2, 2016 to January 31, 2017

ArtWorks Mary T. Paulin Gallery presents: Staff Works, an exhibit showcasing ArtWorks student workers and staff. As a diverse group of working artists, they present a variety of creative work; including painting, video-poetry and printmaking. Featuring artists: Alex Hassel, Elizabeth Vargas, Hannah Smith-Rodgers, Jon Erath, Olivia Toiber, Sarah Carton and Ted Huff. 

Opening reception: September 2, 2016. 


City and Nature
April 22, 2016 to August 19, 2016

ArtWorks' Mary T. Paulin Gallery Presents: City and Nature; a collection of work by ArtWorks artists that examines the city and nature landscapes. These art pieces explore the differences, similarities and at times the symbiotic relationship between these two places.  

Opening reception: April 22, 2016.


A Day Without You Is a Day Without Sunshine
September 18, 2015 to December 15, 2015

ArtWorks' Mary T. Paulin Gallery presents A Day Without You is a Day Without Sunshine, a collaborative exibit celebrating the friendship between Ron and Debbie. These best friends displayed work including Ron's incredibly detailed birds and Debbie's stitchwork. Together through their artwork, they show how they care for each other because a day without each other was a day without sunshine. 

Opening reception: September 18, 2016. 


Echoes
June 19, 2015 to August 31, 2015

ArtWorks' Mary T. Paulin Gallery Presents: Echoes, a collaborative printmaking exhibit. ArtWorks partnered up with the Tucson Community Print Shop to create artwork inspired by each other. 

Opening reception date: June 19, 2015. 

 


Team Awesome
March 27, 2015 to May 22, 2015

ArtWorks' Mary T. Paulin Gallery presents: Team Awesome, an introductory art exhibit of the ArtWorks Gallery Work Program artists. All artwork is an original and we are happy to present all sorts of talent. 

Opening reception: March 27, 2015.