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.