Portfolio Category: Past Exhibits

Ghost Stories and Fairytales: Make Believe in Miniature

February 1, 2019 through April 28, 2019 Step into a fantastical world of handcrafted miniatures depicting original tales of the mystical and mythic. Artist Geoff Mitchell illustrates ghost stories and fairytales using 1/7 scale miniature scenes that pique the imagination. Built in the scale of stop-motion animation sets, and reminiscent of the Gothic Cinematic style…
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Dave Cummins: Envisioning Bugatti

December 18, 2018 through April 28, 2019 Dave Cummins applied his passion and work experience in the auto industry to create two imagined Bugatti Type 57SC coupes in miniature. Dave’s passion for Bugatti got him collecting die-cast models in both the 1:43 and 1:18 scales. While admiring the Bugatti die-cast models he had collected, Dave…
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A New Way of Life

February 13, 2018 – August 5, 2018. This spotlight exhibit features a selection of Historical Figures by George Stuart.

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Miniatures by Members of SAME

May 1, 2018 – August 26, 2018 This Community Corner exhibit features a variety of miniatures made by members of the Southern Arizona Miniature Enthusiasts (SAME) club. Image above: Untitled, Jeannie Patino, 2018. Image below: Steppin' Out, Tama and Mike White, 2018. History of SAME Miniatures have been around since ancient times, but the dollhouse…
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Scenes from Salvaged Scraps: Debbie Gill’s Miniature Rooms

June 5, 2018–August 26, 2018 Miniature artist Debbie Gill only uses materials slated for the trash to make her miniatures. Plastic lids, pieces of broken jewelry, fabric scraps, Styrofoam, small broken appliances, plastic packaging, catalogues, magazines, and salvaged cardboard are just some of the types of materials she repurposes. She has bins of donated recyclable…
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