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Small Works, Big Talent

Thursday, April 11, 2024 | 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

 The Scottsdale Gallery Association (SGA) is pleased to present its Small Works, Big Talent Gold Palette ArtWalk. The event takes place Thursday, April 11 from 6:30-9 p.m. throughout the Scottsdale Arts District, which stretches along Main St. from Scottsdale Rd. to Goldwater Blvd. and north of Indian School Rd. on Marshall Way to 5th Ave.

During the event, guests can enjoy live entertainment and refreshments. Participating SGA members will host themed exhibitions highlighting small works of amazing artists within their galleries.

“It is our goals as an association to uncover and advocate for all types of art and artists in our community and beyond,” says Scottsdale Gallery Association President French Thompson. “We are thrilled to debut our ‘Small Works, Big Talent’ ArtWalk, which highlights a variety of art mediums on a small scale.”

The following galleries are featuring exhibitions within their storefronts during the event:

Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery
7100 E. Main St., #B
Guests are invited to peruse and purchase new small works paintings as well as enjoy live music and light refreshments inside the gallery.

Gebert Contemporary Art Gallery
7160 E. Main St.
An installation of smaller works by John Randall Nelson will be on view at Gebert Contemporary during the event. Among this variety of works, the smallest dimension is 11 inches and the largest is 24 inches.

On the Edge Gallery
7045 E. Main St.
Spring has sprung at On the Edge Gallery! During the ArtWalk, guests are invited to drop in and meet multiple artists including Allison Shock, who creates idiosyncratic clay works are inspired by the natural world, Nancy Palmisano, whose works are inspired by florals and landscapes, and Carol Bendell, whose pastels and watercolor, both utilizing solid drawing skills, are the foundation of her compositions.

Pavillion Fine Arts
7034 E. Main St.
Join us for an intimate exploration of creativity at Pavilion Fine Arts Gallery as we celebrate the intricate details found in works of all sizes. See Juston Daniels’ attention to detail in his impactful glass-blown sculpture and décor, Alicia Hidalgo’s expressive natural arrangements of local flora and fauna, or experience Jenny Floravita’s multi-media ocean scenes that captures nature’s grandeur in miniature. We can’t wait to see you!

Scottsdale Art Auction at Legacy Gallery
7178 E. Main St.
Following the ArtWalk on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13, the Scottsdale Art Auction takes place at the Legacy Gallery. Each day begins with registration and preview from 9-11 a.m. and auction begins at 11 a.m.

The highlight of this event is the rare and important oil painting “The Broken Rope” by Charles Russell. One of only a handful of Russell’s oils to come to market over the past decades, “The Broken Rope” is expected to bring between $5 million and $7 million.

Other unique pieces include the Russell Bronze “A Bronc Twister,” Frederic Remington’s Bronze “The Cheyenne,” “The Sculptor” by Eanger Irving Couse, “Carmelita,” an oil by Nicolai Fechin and “A Singer” by Walter Ufer.

The Signature Gallery
7177 E. Main St.
The Signature Gallery is pleased to feature an exhibition of original contemporary southwestern artwork by Ray Tigerman. The event will showcase Tigerman’s art alongside his live performances as an accomplished country-western singer. In addition to artwork and live music, guests can enjoy a selection of wine, refreshments and light bites.  

Wilde Meyer Gallery
4142 N. Marshall Way
Throughout April, Wilde Meyer Gallery will present a show of small works by gallery favorite artists. During the ArtWalk, the gallery will host a reception featuring artists Sandra Pratt, Dara Daniel, Alix Stefan, Jaime Ellsworth and many more.

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 most every Thursday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. In partnership with the City of Scottsdale, the SGA also presents several Gold Palette ArtWalk events per year that feature a dedicated theme and activities specific to the theme including demonstrations and more.