Legacy Gallery, 7178 E. Main Street in the Scottsdale Arts District, will hold its annual Small Works Show in time for the holiday season.
Among highlights at Legacy Gallery is the exhibit, “Life with Santa” by Tom Browning, who has painted Santa Claus for 30 years.
The exhibit will debut, with a reception for the artist and a photo op with Santa from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10 in conjunction with the Scottsdale Gallery Association’s Scottsdazzle-theme Gold Palate ArtWalk, according to a press release, adding that it will remain on display through Thursday, Dec. 31.
Mr. Browning’s Santa Claus paintings can be seen on art gracing puzzles, gift bags, wrapping paper, and greeting cards worldwide and is featured as the illustrations of the classic The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore. Legacy Gallery is presenting 15 new pieces from him to be viewed Nov. 19-Dec. 31
“Our guests eagerly await this show every year as it tends to be a favorite among our regular clients,” said Jinger Richardson, owner of Legacy Gallery, a mainstay of the Scottsdale arts community for 33 years, in a prepared statement.
“With more than 150 paintings and sculptures by America’s finest living artists featured in the exhibit, we’re certain this show will be the most popular yet.”
The Small Works Show features a range of subjects such as figurative, wildlife, florals and Native Americans, the release said, noting that items will be sold on a draw basis; works still available after the show may be purchased immediately.
The Legacy Gallery is also hosting a toy drive in support of ChildHelp’s Wings Chapter, a parent and child group that raises awareness for ChildHelp and its mission to help child abuse victims.
Those interested in participating may bring a new, unwrapped toy to Legacy Gallery, Dec. 1-10, the release said. Toys will be donated to ChildHelp’s Wings Chapter for youths in need.
Owned by Brad and Jinger Richardson, Legacy Gallery has been a “vibrant part of the area’s burgeoning art community” since 1988, detailed the release, adding how the gallery offers the finest in representational and impressionistic art with more than 100 nationally-recognized artists.
The Gallery specializes in paintings and sculptures in various subject matter including Western, figurative, wildlife, still-life, and landscape, according to the release.
For more, visit www.legacygallery.com.