First ArtWalk of the year in Scottsdale Arts District is Jan. 13

Posted 12/15/21

The Scottsdale Gallery Association is ringing in 2022 with its annual “Demonstration… and Donuts” Gold Palette ArtWalk, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 13.

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First ArtWalk of the year in Scottsdale Arts District is Jan. 13


The Scottsdale Gallery Association is ringing in 2022 with its annual “Demonstration… and Donuts” Gold Palette ArtWalk, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 13.

Guests can enjoy live entertainment from bagpipers as they stroll the streets of the Scottsdale Arts District — Main Street from Scottsdale Road to Goldwater Boulevard and north of Indian School on Marshall Way to 5th Avenue.

Participating galleries will also feature live artists’ demonstrations and donut sampling, according to a press release.

The event serves as fundraiser for the 100 Club of Arizona, a non-profit organization that has provided assistance to statewide public safety agencies, officers, firefighters and EMT/paramedics as well as their families since 1968.

In addition to live demonstrations and sampling sweet treats, guests can enjoy music by traditional bagpipe performers, the release said.

“The Scottsdale police and fire departments put their lives on the [line] for the safety, security and protection of our residents and businesses and we could not be more grateful for their selfless service,” according to Scottsdale Gallery Association President French Thompson in the release.

“Our annual Demonstrations… and Donuts ArtWalk serves as a fun way for us to shine a much-deserved spotlight on these everyday heroes while giving our art lovers a unique way to support them while enjoying fantastic art and entertainment.”

The following galleries will host donut tastings and most will offer live artist demonstrations:

The Art Factory
Art One
4130 N. Marshall Way

Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery
7100 E. Main St., #B
Cyndy Carstens will demonstrate some of her famous skyscape and landscape oil paintings with brush and palette knife during the event.

Creative Gateways
7034 E. Main St.

French Designer Jeweler
7148 E. Main St.

J Klein Art Factory
7012 E. Main St.

J Klein Gallery
7136 E. Main St.

The Marshall Gallery
7106 E. Main St.
During the event, artist Michael Lotenero will do a live painting demonstration as well as a meet and greet with guests as they enjoy donuts and beverages in the gallery.

On the Edge Gallery
7050 E. 5th Ave.

Quantum Art, Inc.
7077 E. Main St., #16

The Signature Gallery
7177 E Main St.
Artists Reid Richardson and Michael Pabst will be painting in the gallery during the event.

Territorial Indian Arts & Antiques
7100 E. Main St., #3

Wilde Meyer Gallery
4142 N. Marshall Way
The Gallery invites guests to enjoy donuts and a live artist’s demonstration by local artist Andrea Peterson as well as a group show of local artists including Ryan Hale, Diane Barbee, Christina Ramirez and more.

Xanadu Gallery
7039 E. Main St., #101

The Gold Palette ArtWalk brings together the finest art in Scottsdale including 28 galleries and two museums — Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West.

The Scottsdale Gallery Association hosts its weekly ArtWalk almost every Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m., according to the release.

In partnership with the city of Scottsdale, the SGA also presents eight Gold Palette ArtWalk events per year that feature a dedicated theme and activities specific to the theme including demonstrations and more.

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