Visit the renowned Scottsdale Arts District for this special ArtWalk, as the streets come alive with festive lighting, decorated windows, traditional southwest luminarias and beautiful hanging baskets. The biggest attraction is sure to be the art, as galleries debut new exhibitions and display works perfect for gift-giving. You can also enjoy delicious treats and refreshments as you stroll up and down Main Street and Marshall Way under twinkling lights.
The Scottsdazzle ArtWalk is part of the Gold Palette ArtWalk Series, produced by the Scottsdale Gallery Association in conjunction with the City of Scottsdale. Participating galleries include:
Amery Bohling Fine Art
7100 E. Main Street, #A
Artist Amery Bohling has prepared the perfect collection of easy-to-wrap gifts for family and friends including original art watercolors, a coffee table book displaying her artwork, and two options of instructional videos to discover some of Amery's tips and tricks.
Bonner David Galleries
7040 E. Main St.
From December 7th through 20th, Bonner David Galleries features works by gallery favorite John Schieffer, whose works are inspired by noted American artist Wayne Thiebaud, with a meet-the-artist event on December 13th. Schieffer displays his latest collection of hyper-realistic paintings, which bring to life childhood jacks, marbles, and other toys while also rendering adult beverages that will quaff any thirst.
Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery
7077 E. Main St., #5
Carstens Fine Art is packed with original pieces for gift-giving season along with very limited edition items such as mugs, metal prints, pillows and limited-edition signed coffee table books, and signed and numbered silk or satin scarves.
On the Edge Gallery
7050 E. 5th Ave.
During Scottsdazzle Gold Palette ArtWalk, guests can enjoy original art, fabulous refreshments, holiday cheer and artist demonstrations featuring Betsy Halford (mixed media, encaustics collage), Jon Harmon (pen and ink), Lori Meyers (metal and glass, encaustic), Gabriel Salcido (metal) and Teresa Wilson (fluid acrylic painting).
The Signature Galleries
7177 E. Main St.
Guests can enjoy live music and refreshments as they peruse the “Christmas Gems” collection. Available for purchase, the collection (themed “The Best Things Come in Small Packages”) features miniature gems created by participating gallery artists including: Charles Pabst, Cara Moran, Star York, Michael Pabst, Fred Ortiz, Trent Gudmundsen, Jammey Huggins, and Raymond Gibby.
Wilde Meyer Annex
7100 E. Main St.
The “Holiday Happenings” event runs from December 1st through the 31st, with a reception on the 13th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. celebrating the season with a show that is bound to spread cheer. Featured art includes Connie Townsend’s happy world of imagination, Greg Dye’s striking colors and Bill Colt’s cars and cows and a variety of other subjects.
Wilde Meyer Gallery
4142 N. Marshall Way
The annual “Small Works Holiday Show” runs from December 1st through the 31st, featuring works by most of the gallery’s artists including Dana Hooper, Linda Carter Holman, Trevor Mikula, Jeff Cochran and Lisa Gordon with a special artists’ reception on December 13th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
7039 E. Main St., #101
Xanadu Gallery features art by Houston Llew and Ancizar Marin. Llew creates vitreous enamel "Spiritiles" that incorporate colorful imagery and quotes on wall-hanging boxes while Marin's "Wall Climbers" feature various poses of climbing figures made of fiberglass and volcano rock, painted with automotive paint.