Artist In Residence Press Release Sneak Peek

Sneak Peek Update: Resident Artists 2017-2018

Along the Santa Cruz River - We Live Here!

Welcome the talented artists joining the Lowe House Project for the 2017-2018 season. 

And more to follow! If you would like to explore opportunities for presenting a playshop or workshop, or hosting a gathering or special event at the Lowe House Project facilities, contact Nancy Valentine at or 520-841-1404.

UPDATED: Oct 6, 2017


Kristian Day

Kristian Day | IMDb
Scripted and Documentary Filmmaker
LA/Des Moines, Iowa
Project:  January 8-19, 2018 – Documentary on the Tubac artist colony
and community presentation. Details to be announced.

Angela Gervais, Lowe House Project

Angela Gervais
Philadelphia, PA

Abraham Limon Guzman, Lowe House Project

Abraham Limon Guzman
Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico

Karon Leigh

Karon Leigh
Artist in Residence : Artist/Designer
Project: Multi-media artist and instructor inspired by Southern Arizona
landscapes. She also provides marketing and website and graphic
design for local nonprofits and small businesses.

Sharman Nittoli

Sharman Nittoli
Musician, Composer, Arranger, Recently Retired Music Educator
Garfield, New Jersey
Project: October 7-23, 2017 – “How Far Felipe”, Children’s Pageant Revitalization
with Montessori de Santa Cruz for Anza Days at Tubac Presidio State Historic Park.

Andrew O’Brian
Assistant Professor of Art, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Project: July 17 – 29, 2017 – Exploration of the border region’s cultural
heritage through the use of astrophotography and celestial navigation
and community presentation. Details to be announced.  

Elena Vega, Lowe House Project

Elena Vega
Nogales, Sonora Mexico


Go to Past Happenings for info about what some of our artists will be offering again for the 2017-2018 season.
Let them know you want to receive updates from them about their playshops, workshops, groups, exhibits and happenings.


Susan Corl

Susan Corl | 520-394-2926
Patagonia Folk Artist, Co-Owner Creative Spirit Art Gallery
Details to be announced

Pat Dolan, Lowe House Project

Pat Dolan
Tucson Author, Artist, Teacher, Shamanic Healer
Details to be Announced

Jim Furgus

Jim Fergus
Tubac Author: One Thousand White Women, The Wild Girl, Memory of Love, Marie Blanche
Details to be announced

Claire Gerus, Lowe House Project

Claire Gerus
Literary Agent
Details to be Announced

Lois Griffel, Lowe House Project

Lois Griffel |
Artist & Author
Master Signature Member of American Impressionist Society
Details to be Announced

Joyce Jackson | 602-377-8253
Tower Studio, El Presidito, Tubac, AZ 85646
Creator of the Tubac Cemetery Series, original, intaglio prints,
exhibited at the Lowe House.

John Mabry

John Mabury | 505-870-7766
Tubac Artist at El Presidito Tubac

David Simons, Lowe House Project

David Simons |
Details to be Announced

Bill Stephenson

Bill Stephenson, Ph.D.
Tubac Author, Poet, Mentor, Editor
Tubac Writers Group Coordinator, Playshop & Workshop presenter, 
Details to be announced

Carol St. John

Carol St. John
Green Valley Author, Columnist, Painter
A columnist for the “Tubac Villager”, accomplished oil painter,
watercolorist, poet, activist, and author of  Amazon 5-Star Rated
book“Taproots: Where Ideas Are Born.” Details to be announced.

Linda Strader, Lowe House Project

Linda Strader
Landscape Architect, Watercolor Artist, Author
Details to be Announced

Pamela Wedemeyer
Tubac Artist

Nancy Valentine

Nancy Valentine | 520-841-1404
Tubac Author, Playwright, Historian, Adobe Preservationist
Lowe House Project President and Facilities Manager.