27 Arizona artists on display in Flinn Foundation exhibit

November 23, 2022

By Jessica Vaile

The Flinn Foundation is featuring the work of 27 Arizona artists during its latest art exhibition, nearly double the number of works from its inaugural display earlier this year.

The new exhibit, which opened Oct. 26 at the Flinn Foundation in partnership with Artlink Inc., features a variety of styles that were selected by the foundation following a public call for submissions. 

The artwork will be on display throughout the lobby, conference center, and courtyard of the Flinn Foundation’s Phoenix building for about six months. 

The selected artists, including the name of their featured work, are:

  • Richard Booker, “Dancing in Sunshine”
  • Lee Brown, “Narcissus Lives”
  • Cindy Dach, “Tug of War”
  • Bronwyn Dierssen, “Symbiosis”
  • Tal Dvir, “Journeyers”
  • Linda Enger, “Life Out of Balance”
  • Sasha Escareño, “Fundamentals”
  • Lawrence Fung, “Birdseye”
  • Slade Graves, “Sky Grye”
  • Armida Kielty, “Get Well Soon Again”
  • John Kitts, “City Lights” and “The Maze”
  • Sarah Knill, “NGC 2281522”
  • Aryana Londir, “Dot Dot Dash”
  • Laura Madden, “White Out”
  • John Randall Nelson, “Wolf Moon”
  • Valerie Ostenak, “Poseidon’s Playground”
  • Daniel Prendergast, “Left to Defend Creation”
  • Dee Ruff, “Ember”
  • Orlando Silva, “Sweetgum Beauty”
  • Ekaterina Stoyanova, “Native American Dancer”
  • Fred Ulrich, “Light Rail Platform”
  • Zach Valent, “Daydreamer”
  • Charmagne Vasquez, “Engine Offerings”
  • Joan Waters, “Molecular Dance”
  • Jeff Weiss, “Kernicterus”
  • Cannon Winkler, “Growth/Ku Kula”
  • Hyewon Yoon, “Spring Raindrops Fall”

Each piece is available for purchase, and sales will be facilitated without a commission. A $200 honorarium was awarded by the foundation to each selected artist.

The Flinn Foundation, a privately endowed, philanthropic grantmaking organization, has been a supporter of the arts in Arizona for about four decades. Today, the foundation supports the state’s largest arts organizations as well as smaller, primarily rural arts groups. In addition to arts and culture, the foundation awards grants and operates programs to support the biosciences, Flinn Scholars, and the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership.

Artlink Inc. supports a variety of community-based art events and initiatives, connecting artists, businesses, and the community and amplifying its collective strength. The nonprofit organization was founded in 1989.

For more information about the Flinn Foundation art exhibition program, contact Julie Anderson.