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Lecture – Celebrating the Master’s Gallery: The Art and History of Hal Empie Ann Groves
March 6, 2013 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 amFree – $5
The Art and History of Hal Empie
Wednesday, March 6th, 11am
Free for members / $5 for guests
Hal Empie’s daughter, Ann Groves has been an artist’s representative for 42 years, an art gallery owner for 27 years, a retail storeowner for 27 years, an art show judge and a speaker. Ann, along with her husband Peter Groves, owns the Hal Empie Gallery and the Artist’s Daughter Shop here in Tubac, Arizona.
In this lecture you will hear personal stories about an Arizona Legend, Hal Empie (1909- 2002). Attendees will learn about his three parallel careers as a pharmacist on a special license before the age of twenty-one, the creator of the famous Empie Kartoon Kards, and a well known artist whose paintings are collected today, eighty- five years later.
Call TCA at 520-398-2371 to register.