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#AZCreatives: the local artists who inspire us

Through a mix of mediums, formats and perspectives local artists illuminate the unknown, color the previously black-and-white and add depth to our understanding of our surroundings, our lives, circumstances and more. Through our research process for the <i>Thought provokers</i> series we’ve come across so many works of art that have inspired us and we’d like to share some of those great examples of visual and performing arts, photography and other creative works with you below.


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#sassjstudio #tucsonartist #montanacolors #reclaimedwood #spraypaintart

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A little rendezvous with Guitar Center #guitarcenter

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Abstract cacti’s #color #artistsoninstagram #abstractart #abstractpainting #art #cactus #cactusart

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Ideas shape the course of history.

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  1. Emily

    June 13, 2018 at 9:17 pm

    Thank you so much for the feature! There are so many incredible artist on here, I’m truly honored.

  2. Jessica

    June 28, 2018 at 8:10 am

    Holy crap @danebread has such a dope page! Thanks for sharing all these amazing pages there are such wonderful artists!

  3. Brandie Wolfe

    July 26, 2018 at 4:35 am

    Thank you so much for the feature ! I am blown away with the talent on here ! I feel truly honored!!

  4. Stacey

    July 26, 2018 at 9:14 am

    This is so lovely. Phoenix surely has a lot of artist waiting to be discovered. I enjoy looking at those photos as I see bits of what is Phoenix looks and feels like. I am totally amazed and mesmerize by the glass butterfly. It such a lovely piece of art. Thank you for sharing this with us. And more power, I’m looking forward to more of this wonderful artist.

  5. Roberto Cordero

    August 8, 2018 at 7:53 pm

    Thank you so much for the feature! It truly means everything.
    So many talented artist’s on here, continue your craft and inspiring the community. It’s incredible.

  6. Jade

    August 25, 2018 at 4:54 am

    Thank you so much for the feature, so honored! Xoxo…


    September 4, 2018 at 11:54 pm

    Thank you so much for the feature. I’m truly honored. 🙂

  8. NemecPhotos (Ryan & Amanda)

    September 5, 2018 at 12:27 am

    Thank you for including us!! What a great group of local artists. Loved clicking through everyone’s IG.

  9. Iyanna

    September 12, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    Thank you so much for the feature this is definitely a blessing! Also congrats to all the other talented artist!!

    • Nicole Bojorquez

      September 14, 2018 at 6:11 pm

      I see you! Congratulations mama! Your artwork is amazing!

  10. Melissa

    December 5, 2018 at 7:54 pm

    Wow thank you so much for the feature! Documenting birth is the most incredible human experience and I am so lucky to be able to create art within those moments.

  11. Kim

    December 6, 2018 at 5:45 pm

    Thank you so kindly for the feature…humbled to be included with so many creative minds!

  12. SunDevil Emily's art

    December 23, 2018 at 7:31 pm

    Thank You so much for sharing one of my artworks on here. It is an honor to share my art on here and doing art is so much fun.

  13. Craig Cheply

    January 25, 2019 at 3:25 am

    Greatly appreciated you sharing my image of our environment in this 21st Century Arena, though not a cheerful subject, it is a reality check… Thank you-Craig Cheply

  14. Sandra Greer

    January 25, 2019 at 5:47 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing my work on this incredible page filled with such talent!!!

  15. Sean Toles

    January 25, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    So flattered to be featured with all these amazing artists!! So much wonderful talent!

  16. David Haver

    January 28, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    Thank you for showcasing one of my photos and sharing my Instagram.

  17. Alejandra Navarro

    February 14, 2019 at 6:59 pm

    Thank you so much I feel very honored to be among such great artists here!

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