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We are very excited to participate…

Tucson Festival of Books
March 15 & 16, 2014

Booth # 284

Yikes Toys! will feature a fantastic selection of children’s books as well as pop culture, graphic novels, Mid-century Modern and more! We will also have handmade, literature related artworks & pendants by Valerie Galloway, a Tucson artist. Plus, we’ll have surprise items any book lover cannot live without! Please stop by Booth # 284. Can’t wait to see you.

Handmade, one-of-a-kind pendants created by Tucson artist Valerie Galloway. Using vintage dictionary (French, Spanish, USA) clippings, the subjects range from anatomical to fauna to literature-related. Very unique. 1" round pendant with glass insert & coated brass metal

Handmade, one-of-a-kind pendants created by Tucson artist Valerie Galloway. Using vintage dictionary (French, Spanish, USA) clippings, the subjects range from anatomical to fauna to literature-related. Very unique.
1″ round pendant with glass insert & coated brass metal

Love Light / Sharon Holnback 2014
Upcycled bottle, leaded paint, metal, glass beads and natural crystal

Light Hearted Valentine Show / Sharon Holnback

February 3 – March 22, 2014
Opening Reception
Saturday, February 8, 6 – 8 pm

Light Hearted Valentine Show by Sharon Holnback features hand-painted glowing glassworks, vessels and ornaments. Be charmed by these functional and fun heart-themed goodies. Get in the mood with Love Lights, upcycled lamps and chandeliers that blend whimsy and romance to  create ambient mood lights that satisfy your heart’s desires.

Sharon Holnback is the owner of Historic Triangle L Ranch B & B in Oracle, Arizona. She is also the mastermind behind GLOW a nighttime experience. 

Yikes Toys!
2930 East Broadway Blvd
Tucson AZ 85716

Light Hearted Valentine Show by Sharon Holnback at Yikes Toys!

Heart Lamp by Sharon Holnback

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Light Hearted Valentine Show by Sharon Holnback at Yikes Toys!

Light Hearted Valentine Show by Sharon Holnback at Yikes Toys!

Light Hearted Valentine Show by Sharon Holnback at Yikes Toys!

Light Hearted Valentine Show by Sharon Holnback at Yikes Toys!

Love Light / Sharon Holnback 2014 Upcycled bottle, leaded paint, metal, glass beads

Love Light / Sharon Holnback 2014
Upcycled bottle, leaded paint, metal, glass beads and natural crystal

Light Hearted Valentine Show by Sharon Holnback at Yikes Toys!

Oil Pencil Illustrations by Sharon Holnback
available as greeting cards

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Love Light / Sharon Holnback Upcycled Bottle, Leaded Paint, Metal, Natural Crystals and Glass Beads 2014

Light Hearted Valentine Show / Sharon Holnback

February 3 – March 22, 2014
Opening Reception
Saturday, February 8, 6 – 8 pm

Light Hearted Valentine Show by Sharon Holnback features hand-painted glowing glassworks, vessels and ornaments. Be charmed by these functional and fun heart-themed goodies. Get in the mood with Love Lights, upcycled lamps and chandeliers that blend whimsy and romance to  create ambient mood lights that satisfy your heart’s desires.

Sharon Holnback is the owner of Historic Triangle L Ranch B & B in Oracle, Arizona. She is also the mastermind behind GLOW a nighttime experience. 

Yikes Toys!
2930 East Broadway Blvd
Tucson AZ 85716

Yikes Toys presents Circus Show!

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Circus Show!                                                                     

New Works Mel Dominguez, Melissa Daye, Valerie Galloway, Sam Esmoer, Catherine Eyde, Vicki Lázaro, Nadia Walsh and Mykl Wells on the theme of The Carnival

Opening Reception Saturday, September 28, 6 – 8 pm Exhibition September 18 – Dec 31, 2013 / Monday thru Saturday 10 am – 5:30 pm
Circus Saturnalia featuring the Daring DJ Carl Hanni and Reverend Magic Kenny during the Opening Reception.
Ladies & Gents, step right up and experience the amazing Circus Show at Yikes Toys! See, for the first time ever, Melissa Dayeʼs watercolors on wood of anatomical circus animals, feast our eyes upon the strange and mystifying drawings of Catherine Eyde, crawl into the twisted mind of Sam Esmoer and his weird world. You will be entranced! Rare, unearthed photographs inspired by the Big Top created by Valerie Galloway from the early 1990s! Plus secret artworks by Mykl Wells, Nadia Walsh, Mel Dominguez and Vicki Lázaro! A spectacular event you donʼt want to miss!  An experience of a lifetime!
Ringmaster / drawing by Catherine Eyde

Ringmaster / drawing by Catherine Eyde

 

Trappings of Ease / oil painting by Sam Esmoer

Golden Age of Androgyny / photograph by Valerie Galloway

Golden Age of Androgyny / photograph by Valerie Galloway

 

The Charmer / papercutting by Nadia Walsh

The Charmer / papercutting by Nadia Walsh

This Clown/ Acrylic & Spray Acrylic/ by Mel Dominguez

This Clown/ Acrylic & Spray Acrylic/ by Mel Dominguez

Calaca Catalina / raku mask by Vicki Lázaro

Calaca Catalina / raku mask by Vicki Lázaro

Ghost Circus / oil on panel with handmade cardboard frame by Mykl Wells

Ghost Circus / oil on panel with handmade cardboard frame by Mykl Wells

Tiger / watercolor on wood by Melissa Daye

Tiger / watercolor on wood by Melissa Daye