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Gold Palette ArtWalk
December 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
The Scottsdale Gallery Association hosts its final Gold Palette ArtWalk of the year on Thursday, Dec. 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 aficionados 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. Participating galleries featuring artists’ receptions and their own holiday celebrations, in accordance with CDC guidelines, include:
Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery
7077 E. Main Street, #5
In celebration of the holidays, Carstens Fine Art hosts its Small Works Show from December 10 through January 8, 2021. The opening reception during the Scottsdazzle ArtWalk is set to feature new small oil paintings by Cyndy Carstens — in just the right size for gift giving — as well as live music by renowned harpist Jocelyn Obermeyer.
7077 E. Main St.
King Galleries presents “Acoma Deer and Autumn Leaves,” featuring works in clay by Frederica Antonio, Robert Patricio, Alicia Chino, and other artists. The exhibit will on be display through December 19 and also available online for those that wish to peruse the gallery’s art from the comfort of their homes.
7120 E. Main Street
During the ArtWalk, guests can peruse art within the Gallery, enjoy refreshments, and observe live demonstrations as artist Dusty Kinman paints desert landscapes.
On the Edge Gallery
7077 E. Main Street, Suite 1
Featured at On the Edge this season are three of the gallery’s artists — Shelly Taylor, Jenny Willigrod, and Paulette Galop — who will be onsite to meet and interact with guests during the event. On display will be Taylor’s unique, elegant kumihimo jewelry, Willigrod’s
Southwest-inspired whimsical, colorful and bold pastels, and Galop’s stunning selection of large sculptural ceramics.
Quan’tum Art, Inc.
7077 E. Main Street, Suite 16
In the courtyard net to the gallery, Quan’tum Art, Inc. presents I’M GOING UNDER!, an outdoor illuminated mixed-media sculptural installation of life below the surface of the sea, by John Gleason who will be present to meet and greet with guests. Also featured during the ArtWalk are the artful hand-painted denim works and other pieces by Jacque L Keller in Jacque’s Clothesline. Refreshments will be served.
The Signature Gallery
7177 E. Main Street
The Gallery is pleased to present new pewter vessels by local Arizona artist Fred Ortiz during the ArtWalk.
Wilde Meyer Gallery
4142 N. Marshall Way
The Gallery invites guests to enjoy some holiday cheer and conversation with featured artists Diane Barbee, Judy Feldman, and Nancy Pendleton while viewing and discussing their works.
7039 E. Main Street
During the Gold Palette ArtWalk, Xanadu is pleased to debut the Spiritiles exhibit featuring enamel tiles by enamel artist Houston Llew. With each enamel tile displaying a beautiful image with an inspirational quote, Spiritiles make perfect holiday gifts. In addition to new pieces, Xanadu offers a large selection of retired and exclusive Spiritiles.
Each Gold Palette ArtWalk takes place from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and presents the finest art in Old Town Scottsdale throughout 28 galleries and two museums — Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West. From 7 to 9 p.m. during the Scottsdale Gallery Association’s weekly Thursday evening ArtWalks, presented in partnership with the City of Scottsdale, the Scottsdale Arts District offers free trolley rides to various restaurants, museums, galleries and more throughout Old Town Scottsdale.