Maynard Dixon

1875-1946. Dixon's watercolor and pastel landscapes have become iconic images of our state.

Bailey Doogan

Born in 1941. Bailey Doogan is a professor emerita at the UA. Her works, paintings, drawings and film, provide profoundly intimate looks at life, often her own in her self-images.

Robert Colescott

1925-2009. Colescott taught art at the University of Arizona from 1983 to 1995. His bright message-thick paintings were filled with over-sized and often cartoonish figures.

Fritz Scholder

1937-2005. The UA graduate was determined to address the myth of the American Indian through his works. He sculpted massive, imposing figures. And his paintings, a mixture of Pop Art and Abstract Expressionism, exploded with color and commentary.

James Turrell

Born in 1943. The internationally-known artist uses light as his paint brush, creating installations that can trick the eye and capture the imagination. Roden Crater is a lifelong project he is creating in northern Arizona. Find more about the project at

- Selected by Terry Etherton of Etherton Gallery and Julie Sasse, curator of contemporary art at the Tucson Museum of Art.