DeGrazia show offers new take on Tucson artist
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, The exhibit "DeGrazia: 100 Years, 100 Works" offers a chronological journey through Ettore "Ted" DeGrazia's artistic stages.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Tucson resident Bill Browning walks past a mural inside The Mission in the Sun near the main DeGrazia gallery. The mission was built by DeGrazia in honor of Padre Kino and dedicated to our Lady of Guadalupe, a patron saint of Mexico.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, The DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun won a place on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Known mostly for his paintings, DeGrazia worked in a variety of media, including sculptures and jewelry, up until his death in 1982.
Courtesy of DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, In Ettore "Ted" Degrazia's painting "Turnaround — Fair Play," one of the cherubic children he regularly painted is painting him.