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Supporting local artists and artisans

February 27, 2010

     Ochoa Stained Glass has moved to Studio B in the new Metal Arts Village, located at 3230 North Dodge Blvd., due north of the Fort Lowell Furniture District. The Metal Arts Village is the vision of Southern Arizona native, metal sculptor and developer Steve Kimble.

     Ochoa Stained Glass has been creating custom glass artworks for homes, businesses and places of spiritual worship for more than 35 years.

 Ochoa stained glass

Take a look for yourself:

  • – Sculpture Garden Green Artwalk on Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 – Landscape Architects Tour of the Metal Arts Village Sculpture Garden.  Refreshments served.

  • – Tohono Chul’s Silver Spring 25th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, March 28, from 4 to 7 p.m.

     The Metal Arts Village is a proud sponsor of the Art on the Spot Auction which will include an abstract geometric glass art piece from Ochoa Stained Glass as well as metal garden sculptures donated by Metal Arts Village Artisans. Proceeds benefit Tohono Chul.

      Speaking of support…I finally redeemed my generous gift certificate I won from Brio Salon at the ASID Gala. Loren helped my head look pretty darn good with an updated cut and color. She had attended the ASID Gala that night, donated the gift certificate and gift basket, and also styles some of the other ID students at school. I’m all about supporting those who support our efforts.  Brio Salon is located down the street from us at 2425 E. Broadway, so give her a call when it’s time to look the part!  (520.882.8877)

Design Diction of the Day: Stained Glass~ Dating back to medieval times, this art form was originally used for adorning mosques, churches and other religious buildings. Stained glass experienced a revival, reborn again late in the 19th century through the creativity of artist Louis Comfort Tiffany and others.

– Jules, ID/LA

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