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Month of June 2022

Reception: Friday, June 3, 4-7 pm

Remarkable Women Artists


"Doing What They Do Best"


June issue of

Western Art Collector Magazine



"Doing What They Do Best"


Mountain Trails Gallery Sedona



Mountain Trails Gallery is proud to celebrate its heritage of exhibiting paintings, sculpture, and mixed media art by some of the most insightful and spirited artists who recognize the complex and varied history of the American West. The month of June shines a light on a group of women artists who have been ‘telling it like it is’ in their painting and sculpture, and doing so with remarkable knowledge and deep experiences for decades. From figurative storytellers, to action-packed wildlife artists, to sensitive Native American painters and sculptors, to metal artists, these women love the West as their passionate point of view adds exuberance and a wholehearted intelligence to all their work. Whether conveying their experiences in a traditional style or a more contemporary mode, it is always festive to see what these remarkable artists are presenting.




"They Had Cloud Signs" (detail) 14 x 18 oil by Tamara Rymer

"Alive with History" 24 x 30 oil by Sue Krzyston

"Summer" 20 x 20 oil by Marcia Molnar

Tipi painting with sunset and clouds They Had Cloud Signs by Tamara Rymer 14x18 oil contemporary western landscape
Western realism still life painting Alive With History by Sue Krzyston featuring Pueblo, Apache, Navajo, and Plains Indian artifacts.
Grand Canyon painting with summer blue sky by Marcia Molnar


Calendar of Events 

JULY 2022

Reception: July 1, 4 - 7 pm

“The Spark of Life as Art: Sculpture & Painting”  The process of making art keeps the sculptor and painter engaged non-stop whether it is research and travel, working on techniques and process, or appearing in public for education and inspiration. Mountain Trails Gallery celebrates those artists who are tireless as they are passionate about their work. Recognizing the beauty of life as a gift, their indomitable nature is to continue to present their work to share with others. Whether it is story-telling figurative work about history, ranch life, Native American culture, wildlife from the West, or the arresting beauty of a Grand Canyon landscape, we celebrate the artists who make us notice! 


Reception: August 5, 4 - 7 pm

“Feathers & Furry Friends” featuring avian artists who capture the nuance of feathered wildlife in their painting, sculpture, drawing, and mixed media fine art. Whether depicted in action or poised in colorful beauty, Mountain Trails Gallery’s ‘birds of a feather’ artists have a similar fascination but express their fascination in their own unique way, just as each feathered friend is unique in its own way. Also featured are the gallery’s wildlife artists who work with sculpture, painting, drawing, and mixed media. 



Reception: September 2, 4 - 7 pm

“Animal Nature: Wild & Domestic”

Seeing animal behavior in a parallel way to our own way of being, a group of artists are captivated by the lessons they learn from animals, both wild and domestic. Mountain Trails celebrates those artists as it continue to be a destination gallery for remarkable wildlife sculpture, painting, drawing, and mixed media. Whether it is the large mammals from the mountains and valleys of North America or the charming companions from the ranch, animals compel us to learn lessons and are given a place of recognition and honor by these remarkable artists.


Reception: October 7, 2022, 4 - 7 pm

“Colors of the West” is a celebration of the most lively time in the West  featuring a kaleidoscope of traditional as well as contemporary paintings which also highlights work from Sedona’s plein air festival artists. The gallery is delighted to include not only vibrant landscape paintings but also jewel-toned still life paintings as well as colorful sculpture by the gallery’s award-winning artists. 



Reception: November 4, 4 - 7 pm

“Annual Sculpture Show”

Mountain Trails Gallery in Sedona celebrates its founding more than 35 years ago and its continuation as a destination gallery for highly acclaimed fine art sculpture artists from the American West. Each year the gallery celebrates that recognition with their “Annual Sculpture Show” featuring traditional figurative subjects such as domestic and wildlife, historical narratives, as well as contemporary work by a group of award-winning sculptors. Included in the celebration are its jewelry artists as well as the gallery’s furniture artist. 


Reception: December 2, 4 - 7 pm

“Treasures and Objects of Delight” is a time to explore the wondrous work of more than 50 artists working in traditional as well as contemporary painting, sculpture, and mixed media fine art. For gifting oneself or others, the choices cover a range of possibilities. Whether the American West reflects a traditional or a more contemporary perspective, the gallery’s artists love to create, and the gallery is delighted to show off what is new and fascinating. Choices include smaller works such as gem-like paintings of landscapes and wildlife, commissioned pet portraits, life-like beaded still lifes, intricate colored pencil paintings, storytelling bronze sculpture, steel and resin celebration bells, one-of-a-king semi-precious stones and metal jewelry, and more. And, if size matters, choose from a variety of sculpture sizes from miniature to monuments by a group of award-winning artists.