Beth Ames Swartz named Artist in Residence at Sanctuary resort

Beth Ames Swartz will be the third Artist in Residence this season at Paradise Valley resort, Sanctuary on Camelback. This renowned multi-media artist’s work will be featured at the resort and will run through the end of January. Ms. Swartz’s remarkable career spans over 55 years including more than 80 one-person museum and gallery exhibitions, […]

Paradise Valley artist stars in March 31 documentary on PBS

Acclaimed artist, and Paradise Valley resident for over 50 years, Beth Ames Swartz will featured in a documentary airing on Arizona PBS Friday, March 31. The 28-minute documentary, titled Beth Ames Swartz / Reminders of Invisible Light, will premiere at 9:30 p.m., and air again at 11:30 p.m. on Monday, April 3, according to a press release. The National Educational Telecommunications Association has made this film available to public television stations across the United states.

Paradise Valley artist to exhibit work at Jewish Heritage Center

The works of renowned Paradise Valley artist, Beth Ames Swartz, will be exhibited at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society’s presentation of Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World), through Jan. 21, 2017, in the newly-renovated Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center. The gallery will be open to the public from noon to 3 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, in addition […]

Film featuring Paradise Valley resident to preview at Phoenix Art Museum

Paradise Valley resident Beth Ames Swartz is to be featured in a new half-hour documentary-style film produced by Odyssey Film. The film, Beth Ames Swartz/Reminders of Invisible Light, will preview at the Phoenix Art Museum at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3. A dessert reception will follow in the Great Hall to celebrate Ms. Swartz’s 80th birthday. In the film, Ms. Swartz shares her courageous journey to overcome life challenges and create order in her life through art-making to recognize the sacredness of life and achieve a life filled with purpose, according to a press release.