Arts and Crafts

Ceramics Club of GVR

Ceramic-Club-of-Green-ValleyCeramic Studio Telephone: (520) 399-2818
Purpose: To explore the art and fun of ceramic painting
Membership: Open to all GVR members
Annual Dues: $25.00
Meetings: Studio open Monday through Sunday from 7:00am – 4:00pm
Location: 2980 S. Camino del Sol (Desert Hills Center)
Mailing Address: PO Box 586, Green Valley, AZ 85622-0586
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Desert ScrapRats GVR Quilting Club

Desert-Scraprats-Quilting-ClubPrimary Contact: Jane Smith – (520) 399-3840 or
Secondary Contact: Cheryl Walker  –
Purpose: Gathering traditional and nontraditional quilters to share ideas and improve our skills. We welcome fiber artists and all skill levels to our meetings. Members share their projects at show-and-tell as well as in demos.
Membership: Open to all GVR members
Annual Dues: $5.00
Meetings: 2nd and 4th Tuesday afternoons of every month from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 565 W. Belltower Drive (Las Campanas Social Center – Juniper Room)
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 586, Green Valley, AZ 85622

GVR Artisans’ Shop

GVR-Artisans-ShopPrimary Contact: Gail Decker – (520) 401-6989
Phone: (520) 625-3141
Purpose: To sell handmade creations designed by GVR artisans through the GVR Artisans’ Shop located at West Social Center.
Membership: 54 Artisans.
Annual Dues: $10 ; One-time $25 application fee
Meetings: four times a year.
Shop Hours:Beginning in June, hours will be:
Mon.-Fri. 9-12 and Sat. 10-2
The shop is closed July and August.
Location: 1111 GVR Drive (West Social Center)
Mailing Address: 1111 GVR Drive, Green Valley, AZ 85614

GVR Arts & Crafts Association

Green-Valley-Arts-and-Craft-AssociationPrimary Contact: Rebe Philip – (760) 470-9783
Secondary Contact: Janis Slaughter – (520) 975-4020
Purpose: Promote arts and crafts in Green Valley
Membership: All GVR members are welcome. Must be a GVR member to join.
Annual Dues: $5.00
Meetings: 1st Wednesday each month during September through May at 1:00pm in auditorium.
Summer Projects Meetings: Every Wednesday, June – August, 1:00pm in Arts Room.
Location: 2980 S. Camino del Sol (Desert Hills Social Center)
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 448 Green Valley, AZ 85622
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GVR Card Crafters Club

Green-Valley-Rubber-StampersPrimary Contact: Michel Martin – (520) 425-7702 or
Purpose: Developing paper crafting designs & techniques in creating greeting cards
Membership: Open to all GVR members.
Annual Dues: $5.00
Meetings: Every Tuesday 9:00AM to 4:00 PM
Location: 2980 S. Camino del Sol (Desert Hills Center – Art Room)
Mailing Address: 2223 S Via Pompilo Green Valley, 85614

GVR Clay Studio

claystudioPrimary Contact: Julie Jacques – (520) 870-9122
Secondary Contact: Sue Peetoom – (520) 396-3054
Clay Studio Telephone: (520) 399-2755
Purpose: To provide and operate an equipped facility for GVR members interested in working with clay.
Membership: Open to all GVR members
Activities: The Clay Studio has an atmosphere of artists creating pieces though sculpture wheel and hand building. Members are friendly and helpful to each other.
Annual Dues: $30.00
Meetings: Studio at Santa Rita Springs Center is open 9:00am to 7:00pm Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00 PM on Saturday, and 12:00pm to 4:00pm Sunday
Location: 921 W. Rio Fuerte (Santa Rita Springs Recreation Center)
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1063, Green Valley, AZ 85622
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GVR Decorative Art Painting Club (formerly GVR Fabric Painters Club)

GVR-Fabric-Painters-ClubPrimary Contact: Beth Bailey
Purpose: To promote and encourage the art of fabric painting.
Membership: Open to all GVR members
Location: 2980 S. Camino del Sol (Desert Hills Center)
Activities: Club meets every Monday 9:00am to 4:00pm.
Annual Dues: $10.00

GVR Glass Artists Club

Glass Artists ClubEmail:
Primary Contact: Linda Touzeau –
Secondary Contact: Nora Mena –
Purpose: Provide a working studio for stained glass, fused glass and mosaic glass artists.
Membership: Our membership ranges from beginners to advanced glass artists working on a variety of mediums. Membership is open to all GVR members.
Studio Hours: Summer hours (June-September) Fridays – 1pm to 5pm.
Winter hours (October-May) Thursdays – 12pm to 5pm, Fridays 8am to 5pm.
Location: 1601 N Abrego Dr. (Abrego North Center)
Fall 2019 / Winter 2020 Workshops for Club Members Only: How to Cut Glass, Kiln Carving, Introduction to Draping Molds, Learn to Fuse, Introduction to Stained Glass, Fossil Vitra, Introduction to Kilns, Perfect Plates and Platters, Pattern Bars, Introduction to Using Dichroic Glass in Non-Jewelry Projects, Mosaic Rocks!, Mosaic Bird Baths.
GVR Classes Open to All GVR Members: Beginning Glass Fusing – see GVR Course Catalog
Annual Dues: $40.00
Mailing Address: GVR Glass Artists Club, P.O. Box 933, Green Valley, AZ 85622

GVR Lapidary & Silversmith Club

Green-Valley-Lapidary-and-Silversmith-ClubPrimary Contact: Jim Rundlett – (509) 389-4286
Secondary Contact: Vacant
Purpose: The Green Valley Lapidary & Silversmithing Club is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to promoting hobbies for those who are interested in learning Lapidary, Silversmithing, Casting, PMC (Precious Metal Clay), Dichroic Glass, Wire Wrapping, and Chain Making.
Membership: Approximately 370. GVR membership is required.
Meetings: Membership meetings in January, March and November. The Club Christmas Dinner in December. Directors meet second Wednesday of each month except May.
Activities: The Club provides and operates three well-equipped facilities to provide instruction, workshops and an atmosphere conducive to the development and expansion of members’ talents.  Three shops are open to GVR residents and Guests for jewelry sales at East Center (pool area), Desert Hills (upper lvel) and West Center (patio area). Many of our GVLClub artisans also participate in the Arts And Crafts Fairs in March and November which are open to the public.
Annual Dues: $40.00
Hours: View Summer Hours [PDF]
Mailing Address: PO Box 113, Green Valley, AZ 85622-0113
(520) 648-1726 Lapidary at West Center
(520) 399-1989 Lapidary at East Center
(520) 399-2370 Lapidary at Desert Hills
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GVR Metal Working Crafts Club

GVR-Metal-Working-CraftsPrimary Contact: Dave Van Abel (520) 336-4773
Secondary Contact:  Arthur Mournian (713) 202-3018
Purpose:  Provide a metal shop for the pleasure of its members. Metalworking is new to GVR, therefore we’ll be focusing on teaching members about the craft, which will be an ongoing process for the foreseeable future.
Membership:  Open to all GVR Members
Annual Dues:  $40
Location:  1070 S. Calle de las Casitas (West side of GVR Administrative Office)
Fall Schedule: September M-W-F 8am-noon, October M-F 8am-noon, November M-F 8am-noon, December M-F 8am-noon.
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Website & Links: Metalshop.GvrClubs.Org, Whats New, Membership, Newsletter Subscription, Photo Gallery, Calendar, and Contact Us.

GVR Needle-Arts Club

GVR Needle-Arts ClubPrimary Contact: Barbara Mauser – (520) 393-3659
Secondary Contact: Vicky Mournian – (520) 269-7587
Purpose: We welcome GVR members who cross-stitch, needlepoint, embroider, knit, crochet to meet and socialize. All skill levels are welcome and bring projects to share ideas and improve your skills.
Membership: Open to all GVR members
Annual Dues: $5.00
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday and 4th Friday afternoons of every month from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Call for locations.

Santa Rita Art League of GVR

Santa-Rita-Art-League-of-Green-ValleyPrimary Contact: Nancy Wesorick – (520) 625-9541
Secondary Contact: Carol Giodrano – (520) 203-8436
Purpose: Promote an awareness, appreciation and development of talent in various forms of visual fine art in Green Valley.
Membership: Ranges from interested beginners to nationally recognized professional artists. Approximately 225 members. GVR membership required.
Meetings: Second Thursday of each month at 1:00pm in the Anza Room at Santa Rita Springs.
Location: 921 W. Via Rio Fuerte (Santa Rita Springs Center)
Activities: SRAL offers a fully equipped professional studio, as well as a library of art videos and books, for member use. Activities and events include monthly meetings featuring in-depth demonstrations and programs by proficient artists, educational movies and discussions, open and juried exhibitions, free and fee-based art workshops, various special interest groups including portraiture, live drawing, still life, plein air, abstract, pastel, design study, mixed media and collage, and printing.
Annual Dues: $35.00
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 264, Green Valley, AZ 85622

Woodworkers of GVR

Woodworkers-of-Green-ValleyPrimary Contact: Stewart Tagg, President (2019)
Secondary Contact: Judy Trujillo, Club Secretary (2019)
Purpose: To provide a safe, well maintained, organized wood and hobby shop environment where club members may explore the woodworking crafts.
Activities: Toy Making Program, Woodworking skills classes/training, “Women in Woodworking” classes, Volunteer Opportunities (Maintenance Team, Safety Monitor, I.T. Team, Training Instructor) Links to Learn More: Website Homepage, Donations to Toy Program, Orientation & Safety Training (New Members), Member Only classes available (Nov – Apr), Club Membership Application, Sign Up for Club Newsletter
Membership: Open to all GVR Members (must attend Club “Orientation & Safety Training”)
Annual Dues: Calendar year membership – $40 dues.  Lockers and tool drawers may be available to rent.
– Board Meetings – 9 a.m. 1st Monday (Oct – Jun)
– Annual Membership Meeting – December (day to be announced)
Location: The Club operates and maintains a 5800+ square foot woodshop at the GVR West Center, 1111 S. GVR Dr., Green Valley, AZ 85614, which is complete with a machine/equipment area, a project layout area with nineteen 4’x 8’ project tables, and 2 outside patio areas for sanding and finishing.
Monday:    8 am  –  2 pm
Tue – Sat:  8 am  –  4 pm
CLOSED Sundays and Christmas Day!
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 27, Green Valley, AZ  85622
Phone:  No telephone available at the club facility.
Email:  Use the Club Contact Us Form from the website.