First Studio

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631 N 1st Ave Phoenix, AZ

(602) 361-7991     Closed

Monday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Happening Now / Artist Activity

Happening now at First Studio! Thirty-five [35] seasoned artists/members of the Arizona Artists Guild. Extended through April, 2020! An annual tradition you won't want to miss! Open for a self-guided tour M-F 9-4 pm.

Artists' Receptions are on HOLD until we determine it's safe to resume.

Make First Studio your First Stop for First & Third Friday!


The Historic First Studio was home of the first TV and Radio station in Phoenix, KPHO and the Wallace and Ladmo Show.
Now owned by Randy Murray Productions, it houses several company still tied to the video and film industry along with other creative companies. And with over 200 feet of gallery space nestled throughout Phoenix's historic First Studio, this is the perfect place to catch interesting art, entertainment and culture. Artist and curators Kristine Kollasch and Ellen Nemetz coordinate approximately 7 different shows a year featuring the art of dozens of local artists annually.

Not only is the art always exceptional, but the space itself holds a richness worth experiencing. And, it's always Free and Open to the Public on First and Third Fridays!

Make First Studio your First Stop on First (and 3rd) Friday. Always FREE & open to the public.

Contact Co-Curators Kris Kollasch or Ellen Nemetz at, for information about art openings and showing your art.

First Studio, a center for creative endeavor since 1949, is home to several local independent companies who specialize in video production, sound design, website development, photography, editing and even accounting services for creative companies.



Ellen Nemetz & Friends: Faces and Places

Date: May 1, 2020 6:00pm

Description: Hmmm, who will Ellen's Friends be?...

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5 Star Invitational

Date: December 4, 2020 6:00pm

Description: Five [5] exceptional artists, never seen before at First Studio, join us this April. From print making, oils, and acrylics, to exquisite colored-pencil and mixed-media art... you'll see what...

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