Royse Contemporary announces gallery opening in Scottsdale

Nicole Royse, owner of Royse Contemporary. (submitted photo)

Local curator and arts writer, Nicole Royse, has announced the upcoming opening of downtown Scottsdale fine art gallery, Royse Contemporary, slated to open September 2017.

The gallery will present bi-monthly rotating exhibitions in addition to representing a smaller roster of artists while participating in the weekly Thursday Art Walk in downtown Scottsdale, according to a press release.

Royse Contemporary will exhibit a variety of work including painting, sculpture, photography and installation by both emerging and established artists. The gallery will also offer an array of consulting services for both patrons and artists.

Royse Contemporary is lead by owner Nicole Royse who has been a vital part of the Arizona art community for the last decade, previously curating such galleries as Willo North and the monOrchid.

Ms. Royse is committed to discovering, exhibiting, cultivating and promoting artists and original contemporary artwork of all mediums, the press release stated. She aims to educate and engage patrons and artists while exposing them to the eclectic talent in the Valley and beyond.

Recently, Ms. Royse expanded her art services offering artist representation to a small yet diverse rooster of artists that includes Angel Cabrales, Charmagne Coe and Daniel Shepherd. She currently offers extensive services to patrons and artists that include art sales, public relations, social media exposure, curation of current and future exhibitions, as well as building up their collector base.

Next, Ms. Royse will curate a solo exhibition for Charmagne Coe highlighting her latest painting collection titled “The Reaches” slated for Sept. 1, at Chartreuse Gallery with an upcoming editorial in North Valley Magazine slated for August.

Upcoming, Ms. Royse has been invited by the Walter Art Gallery to curate their fall exhibitions which include “Heritage” the solo exhibition of Lara Plecas slated for this October 2017, as well as Marilyn Szabo’s solo exhibition “Ligature Series” which will be presented in November 2017. Grand Arthaus has invited Ms. Royse to guest curate the solo exhibition Angel Cabrales in January 2018 presenting his new collection of mixed media politically fueled sculptures.

Opening date, exhibition and reception details to be announced. For more information about Royse Contemporary or for mentioned artists visit

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