When Shirley Gipson looks at items that others might consider junk, she sees something more—a sense of life in the inanimate, whether it’s an old milk pitcher or a tattered jack-in-the-box toy. The Texas-based still-life artist says she relishes using objects in her tableaux that were once treasured during a bygone era.
November 8-January 4
Santa Fe, NM, November 15-16 | Gerald Peters Gallery sponsors and hosts the annual Santa Fe Art Auction, which has been a mainstay in the community every November since 1994. Paintings of the western United States make up most of the more than 200 lots available. An auction preview takes place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on November 15 and from 9 a.m. until the auction’s starting time of 1:30 p.m. on November 16.
Various locations, Cave Creek, AZ
November 22-24 & November 29-December 1
November 14-December 8
Multiple locations, Bolivar & Osage Beach, MO
October 13-November 20
Santa Barbara, CA
Various locations, Scottsdale, AZ
Large-scale landscapes by Arturo Chávez depict the wonders of the West