Arts and Crafts

Ceramics Club of GVR

Ceramic-Club-of-Green-ValleyPrimary Contact: Kathy Cline – (520) 399-2912
Secondary Contact: Nancy Au
Ceramic Studio Telephone: (520) 399-2818
Purpose: To explore the art and fun of ceramic painting. The Ceramics studio is available to all GVR members who have completed the Beginning Ceramics class. Once a club member you may work on your projects and use the club’s paints and kilns.
Membership: Open to all GVR members
Hours: Daily 8am-4pm
Annual Dues: $30.00
Location: 2980 S. Camino del Sol (Desert Hills Center)
Mailing Address: PO Box 586, Green Valley, AZ 85622-0586/

Desert ScrapRats GVR Quilting Club

Desert-Scraprats-Quilting-ClubPrimary Contact: Jane Smith 520.399.3840,
Secondary Contact: Bonita Walker 520.398.6692,
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.
Meetings: Desert ScrapRats GVR Quilting Club invites all fiber artists to join us in the Anza Room at Santa Rita Springs to share what projects you are working on and learn new techniques. We meet the second and forth Tuesdays from 1-4 PM.
Membership: Open to all GVR members
Annual Dues: $5.00
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: Priscilla Spurgeon
Secondary Contact: Sheila Murray
Phone: (520) 625-3141
Purpose: To sell handmade creations designed by GVR artisans through the GVR Artisans’ Shop located at West Social Center.
Membership: 60 Artisans.
Annual Dues: $10 ; One-time $25 application fee
Location: 1111 GVR Drive (West Social Center)
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 9-2
Mailing Address: 1111 GVR Drive, Green Valley, AZ 85614

GVR Arts & Crafts Association

Green-Valley-Arts-and-Craft-AssociationPrimary Contact: Janis Slaughter – (520) 975-4020
Secondary Contact: Rebe Philip (760) 470-9783
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: The GVR Arts and Crafts Association meets the first Wednesday of every month (October through May) at 1:00 p.m.
Location: GVR Desert Hills Center
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 448 Green Valley, AZ 85622
For more information visit:

GVR Card Crafters Club

Green-Valley-Rubber-StampersPrimary Contact: Georgia Telfer, 920.285.9403
Secondary Contact: Jane Perkins, 520.625.9174 or 303.437.3373
Purpose: Developing paper crafting designs & techniques in creating greeting cards
Membership: Open to all GVR members.
Annual Dues: $5.00
Location: 2980 S. Camino del Sol (Desert Hills Center – Art Room)

GVR Clay Studio

claystudioPrimary Contact: Susan Anderson,
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
Location: 921 W. Rio Fuerte (Santa Rita Springs Recreation Center)
Mon 12-7pm
Tues – Fri 8am – 7pm
Sat & Sun 8am – 4 pm
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1063, Green Valley, AZ 85622
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GVR Decorative Art Painting Club

GVR-Fabric-Painters-ClubPrimary Contact: Beth Bailey, 253.327.3251
Secondary Contact: Correne Sanger, 970.466.1914
Purpose: To experience painting on different surfaces, stamping/printing, collage, and more, with many different mediums. All levels of expertise are welcome.
Membership: Open to all GVR members
Location: GVR Desert Hills Center, 2980 S Camino del Sol
Annual Dues: $20.00

GVR Glass Artists Club

Glass Artists ClubPrimary Contact: Linda Touzeau,
Secondary Contact: Linda Reed,
Club Website:
Purpose: Provide a working studio for stained glass, fused glass and mosaic glass artists and offer workshops in each medium.
Membership: Our membership ranges from beginners to advanced glass artists working with a variety of media. Membership is open to all GVR members.
Kiln & Store Location: GVR West Center
Studio: Abrego North
Class Open to All GVR Members: Introduction to the Glass Artists Club
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: Patricia Reynolds, 816.516.9999,
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.
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
Mailing Address: PO Box 113, Green Valley, AZ 85622-0113
Desert Hills: Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am until noon
West Center: Monday through Friday 10:00am-2:00pm
East Center (520.399.1989): Monday – 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tuesday – 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Thursday – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
For East Center (only) please call to confirm the shop is open.
(520) 648-1726 Lapidary at West Center
(520) 399-1989 Lapidary at East Center
(520) 399-2370 Lapidary at Desert Hills
Club Website:

GVR Metal Working Crafts Club

GVR-Metal-Working-CraftsPrimary Contact: William Bachmann – (520) 625-5270
Secondary Contact: Arthur Mournian – (713) 202-3018
Purpose & Focus:  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.
Club History: Open to all GVR Members
Location: Behind GVR Member Services Center at 1070 S. Calle de las Casitas Green Valley AZ 85622.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8-11:30
Annual Dues: $40 and open to all GVR Members.
Mailing Address: GVR Metal Working Crafts Club
2289 W. Calle Balaustre, Green Valley AZ 85622

GVR Needle-Arts Club

GVR Needle-Arts ClubPrimary Contact: Barbara Mauser – 520-609-9141
Secondary Contact: Vicky Mournian – 713-724-5221
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
Meetings: We meet the 2nd Wednesday and 4th Friday of each month
Annual Dues: $5.00
Location: Call for locations.

Santa Rita Art League of GVR

Santa-Rita-Art-League-of-Green-ValleyPrimary Contact: Cynthia Haase
Secondary Contact: Sonya Edwards, 1st Vice President
Club Website:
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.
Location: 921 W. Via Rio Fuerte (Santa Rita Springs Center)
Hours: 7 days/week, 10am-2pm
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
Secondary Contact: Bruce France
Purpose: To provide a safe, well maintained, organized wood and hobby shop environment where club members may explore the woodworking crafts.
Activities: Visit for more details
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.
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.
Hours: Monday 8am-2pm, Tuesday-Saturday 8am-4pm.
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.