Scottsdale ArtWalk “Spring into the Arts” exhibit running until July 8

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The “Spring into the Arts” ArtWalk will be running every Thursday, 7-9 p.m. until July. (Submitted photo)

The second annual “Spring into the Arts” exhibit will be featured during Scottsdale’s weekly Thursday night ArtWalk from 7-9 p.m.

The Scottsdale ArtWalk is located in the Scottsdale Arts District, primarily along Main Street and Marshall Way, in Downtown Scottsdale. During this time, all member galleries belonging to the Scottsdale Gallery Association opens their doors to the public for patrons to stroll along at their own pace and venture in and out of art galleries.

For patrons attending the ArtWalk, look for sidewalk decals saying “ArtWalk the Line” extending along Main Street west of Scottsdale Road and on Marshall Way, north of Indian School Road to Fifth Avenue.

Guests can enjoy music, food and art on the streets along the ArtWalk the Line. Exhibits for the ArtWalk include:

  • Blue Rain Gallery, 7137 E. Main Street
    New Works by Roseta Santiago and Hyrum Joe
    Show runs April 2- 18
    Artist reception on Thursday, April 2 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Altamira Fine Art Scottsdale,7038 E. Main Street
    Group Landscape Exhibition
    March 30-April 11
    Artist Reception: Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Bonner David Gallery,7040 Main St
    “Taking Shape” by Mitch Fry
    Reception: April 2nd, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
    Show runs from March 26-April 6Group Show “Women Artists: Anonymous No More”
    Show runs April 9-21
    Artist Reception: Thursday, April 9, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
    Artists: Claudia Hartley, Cary Ennis, Victoria Herrera, Dyanna Hesson, Christi Manuelito, Melissa Peck, Carol Redmond, Paula Rubino, Ellen Skidmore, Liz Tran, Kathrine Lemke Waste, Holly Wilson.
  • Gallery Russia, 7103 E. Main Street
    “Modern Travels” by Artem Tolstukhin
    New Works Exhibition
    April 2 – 9
  • May Gallery, 7190 E. Main Street
    Featuring the artists Scott Wallis and Susanne NybergScott Wallis’ paintings can be described as colorful, intense, vibrant and even aggressive. His impressionistic style makes you feel like you’ve been or want to be in each scene. He creates a vision of harmony with such elements as color, texture, light, surface interest, and balance, resulting in exciting works of art.Susanne Nyberg is a “Plein Air” painter, derived from the French term “open air.” This style of painting requires the artist to work with extreme rapidity to capture the light and mood of the scene before it changes and vanishes forever. She accomplishes this using oils and palette knives.
  • Mainview Gallery, 7120 E. Main Street
    April 9
    Dusty Kinman
    Never using a brush, Kinman works strictly with painting knives. Unlike most knife artists who have an “impasto” style, using a heavy build up of paint, Kinman endeavors to create as much detail as possible using the least amount of paint. This results in crisp, clear, sunlit paintings which invite the viewer to enter the scene and smell the flowers.
  • The Legacy Gallery, 7178 E. Main Street
    Scottsdale Art Auction
    April 11, first session 10 a.m., second session 1 p.m.The largest auction of important Western, Wildlife, and Sporting Art in the Southwest. Now in its 11th year, Scottsdale Art Auction will host its 2015 auction on Saturday, April 11 with two sessions. Over 300 lots of the finest in Western, wildlife and sporting paintings and sculptures will be on offer in our state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale.
  • On The Edge, 7050 E. 5th Avenue
    Connect with the gallery’s featured artists while enjoying gourmet “springtime” duck egg edibles made especially for you by Quacker’s Cakes. Quacker’s Cakes was created by one of our featured artists, Julie Carpenter Boardman. Julie’s pet duck, Indigo, generously supplied the eggs for the gourmet duck egg cupcakes.Indigo will be at On The Edge Gallery during the ArtWalk sporting her “I Love Art” tee shirt.Karolina Adams, Ink on PaperJulie Carpenter, Printmaking

    Greta Ivers, Pastel Figurative Works

    Jacqueline Roliardi, Abstract Mixed Media

    Jenny Willigrod, Pastel Southwest Whimsical

  • Saskatchewan Galleries, 7044 E. Main Street
    March 10- April 4
    The show and art sale will feature more than 120 pieces of fine art, craft and jewelry of 43 prominent and emerging Saskatchewan artists. The Saskatchewan Art Show and Gallery will have something for every art connoisseur – from paintings and sculpture…to jewelry, fine craft, original furniture and more.Thursday, April 2
    Closing reception – 7-9 p.m.
    Featuring live music by Sask’s own Jason Plumb and Dab Siljer
    Wine and hors d’oeuvres served.
  • Scottsdale Fine Art, 7116 E. Main Street
    Group Spring Show
    Reception: Thursday, April 2, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    Featuring new works by most gallery artists. This is the springtime version of our Holiday Show held during the month of December. Our April weather here in Scottsdale is gorgeous. As we approach the end of our “snowbird” season, we like to showcase new works throughout the gallery to freshen our offerings.
  • The Signature Gallery, 7177 E. Main Street
    “The Garden Party” show by Cara Moran
    Artist reception is Thursday April 9, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
    Show runs through April 31Come celebrate Spring’s arrival with Cara Moran’s show and exhibition showcases her vibrant series of blooming cactus and garden botanicals.”I am currently working at interpreting the Sonoran desert flora as freshly as possible.  I do this by intensifying areas of the desert that I am attracted to and doing this as instinctively as I can.” – Cara Moran
  • Sunmor Fine Art Galleries7135 E. Main Street
    April 2, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.Scott Jacobs will be here with his Harley Davidson work. Widely celebrated artist Scott Jacobs has arrived into the mainstream of American fine art culture from his roots as Harley-Davidson’s first officially licensed motorcycle artist.
  • Tilt Gallery, 7077 E. Main Street
    “Everything is Fine Here”
    Opening Reception, April 2
    Open for viewing until April 30This body of work stems from a non fictional novel that Casebeer has underway. Artworks and marginalia as a working outline for the book are about the proverbial elephant in the room, this new body of work will have elements of mental mapping by way of illustration, the writing of related stories surrounding the question, ‘Is it just the brain, or is it something else.’Casebeer is an artist and a writer whose work explores meaningful coincidence. Her mixed-media paintings are composed through a process that begins with a few words, book scraps, color, brush strokes and drips, and then builds through layers of paint, found collage pieces and overheard sentences until eventually they reveal an order and a narrative, and a curious, synchronic relationship to one another.
  • Trailside Galleries,7330 Scottsdale Mall
    “East Meets West”
    March 30 – April 12
    Open House: April 9, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.The show will feature a variety of new works by leading Chinese painters Mian Situ, Calvin Liang, Jie Wei Zhou, Huihan Liu and James Jiang.
  • Wilde Meyer Annex, 7100 Main Street
    “Desert Spring”
    Opening Reception:  Thursday, April 2 from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m.
    Closing:  May 2
  • Wilde Meyer Gallery, 4142 N. Marshall Way
    “Wilde Meyer Classics”Opening: April 2, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.Closing: May 2

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