“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.”—Henry David Thoreau Working with glass teaches you the importance of living in the moment. It is a fickle and dangerous medium, and often does what it pleases. There is a constant tug-of-war between the artist and the glass, […]
A chance encounter with a glassblower at a Renaissance Festival nearly two decades ago kickstarted Caleb Siegler on a journey that would forever change his life. “I had never seen glass blowing in person before,” he said. “I thought that is amazing. It looks hot. It looks dangerous. It looks fun. It’s intimidating but really […]
You know a Terrell Powell work of art when you see one. His mixed media and sculpture pieces are distinctively energetic, colorful, whimsical and spontaneous. And his love and passion for what he does shine through in everything he creates. According to Terrell, he’s been making art all his life, earning a BFA from the […]
The Scottsdale Independent heralds the opening of the 31st annual Celebration of Fine Art. Over the past 31 years, we have welcomed more than 1.5 million art lovers into the big white tents. Learn what makes us a destination for art collectors and enthusiasts year after year. Read the full article here.
We were honored to be featured in the Phoenix New Times as one of the best live and virtual things to do around Phoenix. Read the full article here.
Arizona Foothills Magazine names Susan Morrow Potje, Co-Owner and Show Director of the Celebration of Fine Art, a “trendsetter to know,” and sits down with her to learn what motivates and inspires her, what she loves about Arizona and why she’s so passionate about her job. Read the full article here.
The Celebration of Fine Art has deep roots in the Scottsdale area. Founders Tom and Ann Morrow started the show 31 years ago, at a time when most art was shown in traditional galleries. Today, Susan Morrow Potje and her husband, Jake, continue the tradition. We shared with AZ Central how the show has grown […]
Kenneth Ober was drawn to art at a young age. In fact, his mom still has some of his work from his preschool days. His passion for art and creative abilities continued to unfold throughout his childhood and by high school, it had become his primary focus. After high school, the Cambridge, Massachusetts native moved […]
Take a tour inside the “big white tents” with Fox 10’s Tom Fergus.
Shari Lyon may be a new artist to the Celebration of Fine Art this year, but the art lover turned encaustic wax artist is a long-time fan of the show. In fact, she and her husband (also an artist) have been attending for decades. Though they now live in Utah, Shari recalls fond memories of […]