Our Artists and Their Art

Leather, Totes, Hassocks & Pillows and Pine Needle Baskets

CWA has two leather artists, one sewing and one Pine Needle Basket weaver.

Lydia Verdugo of Leather Works of Tucson creates a variety of beautiful work: wallets, guitar straps, purses, belts, and more to order.

Sherri Cleveland of Gypsy Stone & Leather focuses on pet collars, key chains and more. 

Janis Warne combines her  love of pottery, stones and Pine Needle Baskets

Becky Zimmerman sews Hassocks, totes and pillows, many with cat designs.

Glass works

Diane C. Taylor creates fused glass work including bowls, coaster, jewelry and so much more. 

Eneida Colon creates art objects in stained glass. Boxes, lamps etc.

Jewelry

Gale Thomssen of Designs by Gale creates jewelry using metals, beads, fossils, and stones. She also teaches copper classes. 

Emily Hall of Desert Designs by Emily uses cholla, stones and beads.

Pam Conner is a true master beadweaver. 

Diane C Taylor uses fused glass for necklaces and earrings.

Vera Schlickter use gemstones in her creations.

Photography and cards

Peter Conner Photgraphyis our worldwide photographer. He captures the moment. He also has cards of his photos.

 Tracy Foltz creates southwest greeting cards.

Mary "Mirea" Hayworth has watercolor cards and paintings.


Cholla Lamps, Wood Turning and Pewter

Ron Gildea is our master at creating lamps. Using the desert cholla, he builds his lamps and candles sticks using LED lights and custom stands.

Jim Beaman - Wood turning is the craft of using the wood lathe and hand tools to cut the shape and hollow. It is then burned and colored using archival ink art pens.

Don Norris is know as the Hummingbird Man creating wire and pewter or silver sculptures. 


Wall Art

Sharon Evans of Studio S'Evans uses charcoal to create master works of art. She also teaches drawing.

Mary "Miera" Hayworth is a watercolor artist and teaches her art. 

Carmen L. Armstrong uses acrylics to create her work. She is best known as an Artist, Art educator-Professor-Author.

Chandika Tazouz is world famous  with her paintings and drawings depicting Indigenous Peoples of the World.