What all goes into putting on the Celebration of Fine Art? We sat down with the Phoenix Business Journal to discuss just that. We also shared a bit of the show’s history in addition to key figures that highlight the show’s success and overall impact. Read the article here.
The business side of art is one we rarely get to talk about –– so we were delighted to chat with Scottsdale Independent on what it’s been like to grow and sustain a 30-year-old art business! The article covers how the show has successfully grown and flourished from its humble beginnings in 1989, the challenges […]
Last week we introduced you to our wonderful office team! This week we’re excited to highlight the cafe team, including Kathleen “Kathy” Thorpe, Amy Connolly and Samantha McLain. These gals never miss a beat, serving up everything from hot cocoa to your favorite cabernet –– all from the center of our big white tent! If […]
Over the years, Celebration of Fine Art artists have gotten dining out in Scottsdale down to a science.
Joe Deru’s introduction to art started at a young age, thanks to his mother who was an art teacher. After spending more than three decades as an educator himself, Joe parlayed his passion for wood artistry into a spot as the Celebration of Fine Art’s resident woodworker.
The 10-week event enables visitors from around the globe to admire and acquire an unsurpassed selection of artwork in all mediums and styles. Plus, show guests have the opportunity to enjoy the hour-long Art Discovery Series each Friday starting at 4 PM.
Tyson works in various media sculpts in bronze, paints in oil, and creates highly complex black and white drawings using white pencil over black substrate. A motivated creator, he recently won first place in sculpture at the International Art Renewal Center Salon.
With the theme titled “Where art lovers and artists connect,” the event brings in artists from across the United States to set up working studios while interacting with art lovers about their work.
The Celebration of Fine Art, the West’s premiere art show and working studio, is back for its 28th year! Take a sneak peek into the opening night and find out why art lovers come back year after year.
What you’ll notice as you walk through the show is every space is unique to the artist. They start with the same basic two walls, and they create their own space that reflects both their personality and their work.