Demonstrate….and Donuts Art Walk at On The Edge Gallery

Whether it’s your first time at On The Edge Gallery or you’re a seasoned collector, you’ll see creativity come alive! Talented artists will be demonstrating their creative processes in real-time. See these artists create their own unique works of art, and you’ll learn how they do what they do. We encourage the aspiring artist or art patron to connect with their own creative inspiration.  Discover what it’s like to be an artist!


Photo from On the Edge Gallery

Arizona Fine Art Expo

Everyday from January 15th-March 28th. Throughout the 10-week event, guests can enjoy watching artisans sketch in radiograph, pencil, charcoal and pastels; sculpt and fire clay; chisel, carve and shape stone; scratch and etch on porcelain board, and saw and carve wood sculptures. Artists will also paint in all media; stain and etch gourds; design lost wax casting; design and create jewelry; assemble mosaics.  Art is for sale during the event and commissions are welcomed. Guests can also stroll throughout the lovely two-acre Sonoran Desert garden.

The EXPO is working closely with the City of Phoenix representatives to ensure the safety of this year’s artists, staff and visitors. The event will follow all Centers for Disease Control recommendations, including requiring masks and social distancing for all patrons and artists in attendance. Artists will receive daily temperature checks and each studio will have hand sanitizer available for patron use.

Event Info 

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Arizona Sage Art Market

Do you desire to make a personal connection when buying art? Would you like to take your time and talk to the artist?

This is what makes the Arizona Sage Art Market distinctive. The Sage artists love to talk about their art, share their process, and connect with their customers. People aren’t just buying an inanimate work of art, they are buying the consciousness of the artist as well. Watch the artists as their eyes light up when they describe what they do. They are passionate, and want to share that passion with you.

Main Streets of towns have all but died out. People go to malls, big box stores, or more recently, just order items online. The personal touch, that personal connection, is gone, and people don’t realize just how important that is.

The Arizona Sage Art Market offers you a rare opportunity to enrich your art experience by giving you the chance to connect. Experience Main Street shopping once again by joining us on January 30, 2021, and you will be glad you did!

Photo Courtesy of Arizona Sage Art Market

Scottsdazzle Artwalk

The Scottsdale Gallery Association hosts its final Gold Palette ArtWalk of the year on Thursday, December 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. within the Scottsdale Arts District — stretching along Main Street from Scottsdale Road west to Goldwater Boulevard and on Marshall Way north of Indian School Road to Fifth Avenue. Featuring holiday events to coincide with the City of Scottsdale’s fifth annual Scottsdazzle extravaganza, the event invites art afficionados to enjoy seasonal entertainment as they peruse participating galleries.

This year, special precautions are being taken to ensure guests safety, and attendees are asked to practice social distancing and wear a mask. During the event, attendees can enjoy special guest appearances from Santa and the Grinch, live performances by traditional strolling carolers, and treats and sips while they get their holiday shopping done for the art lovers in their lives!

Photo courtesy of Scottsdale Galleries

Legacy Gallery Presents Small Works Show

Legacy Gallery, located at 7178 East Main Street, within the Scottsdale Arts District, is pleased to announce the return of its Annual Small Works Show just in time for the holiday gift-giving season. The exhibit will debut on Thursday, December 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Scottsdale Gallery Association’s Scottsdazzle-theme Gold Palate ArtWalk; it will remain on display through Thursday, December 31.

Photo courtesy of The Legacy Gallery

Arts in Service Exhibition

The Fall 2019 Arts in Service participants will showcase their artwork and be celebrated in a free public reception held Dec. 19, 5-7 p.m. in Mesa Arts Center’s Art Studios, thanks in part to a $75,000 grant received from The Boeing Company and a $54,000 grant from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

This program provides creative pathways for veterans and service members to use studio arts experiences in reaching their personal goals, whether those are finding a supportive community, stress relief, working toward overall health and wellness, or pursuing career interests in art making.

To date, over 300 individuals have participated in Arts in Service arts classes offered through the program, which is also generously supported by the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services. Examples of classes offered through Arts in Service include Intro to Printmaking, Beginning Welding, Beginning Blacksmithing, Introductions to Clay, The Science and Art of Photography, Jewelry (beginning and intermediate), Beginning Bellydancing, and Playwriting among others.

The winter/spring Arts in Service sessions will begin in January and March 2020. Registration will be due Dec. 6, 2019. No arts experience is necessary for participants. Winter/spring class offerings will be available at

Those seeking additional information about the available programs or with questions are encouraged to contact, or 480-644-6581.

About Mesa Arts Center
The Mesa Arts Center mission is to inspire people through engaging arts experiences that are diverse, accessible, and relevant. Owned and operated by the City of Mesa, Arizona’s largest arts center is recognized as an international award-winning venue. The unique and architecturally stunning facility is home to four theaters, five art galleries, and 14 art studios and an artist cooperative gallery. For more information, visit

About The Boeing Company

Chicago-based Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries.

About the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRP-MIC) is a sovereign tribe located in the metropolitan Phoenix area. Home to two tribes, the Akimel O’odham and Xalychidom Piipaash, Salt River was established by Executive Order on June 14, 1879. The Community operates as a full-service government and oversees departments, programs, projects, facilities and several successful enterprises.

In the Exhibits: Create Your Own Art

Saturday Family Programs
11am-2pm Drop-in
Great for ages 6-12
Saguaro Room

In the Exhibits- Dive in to activities right in the middle of our exhibit hall
August 31- Create You Own Art in Inspired by History

Museum Hours Tue-Sat 10-5; Sun 1-5

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Wonderspaces brings ‘Point of View’ to Scottsdale


Wonderspaces, which was founded in 2016 in an effort to make extraordinary art accessible in cities across the country, has announced its first-ever Arizona show will open April 5 at Scottsdale Fashion Square.

Titled “Point of View,” the show will feature immersive, interactive and participatory artwork from 13 artists from around the world, including a virtual reality dinner party and an installation that encourages digital painting through body movement.

Among the exhibitions is “Submergence,” an immersive installation comprised of 8,064 individual points of light that visitors can walk through. The lights continually change colors in correspondence to music.

The Arizona 100 staff