Magazine article Southwest Art

Scottsdale Salon

Magazine article Southwest Art

Scottsdale Salon

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Legacy Gallery, November 7-December 31

LEGACY GALLERY PRESENTS its third annual Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art this month. The international juried show and sale opens on November 7 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. More than 1,200 artworks were submitted to the competition but only 100 were chosen for display in the gallery's sprawling upper level, a 10,000-square-foot space. In its short history, the Salon has gained a reputation among both artists and collectors for showcasing some of the finest representational art in a variety of genres, including still lifes, landscapes, interiors, figures, wildlife, and western works. Among this year's participating artists are Elizabeth Robbins, Mike Larsen, Cindy Long, Kelly Singleton, and Derek Penix. And this year a cash prize totaling $8,000 is awarded for the artwork chosen as Best of Show.

Western painter C. Michael Dudash has participated in the show for two years and is looking forward to the event once again. "Legacy is a gallery that I have been affiliated with for more than 10 years now, and I appreciate their efforts to expand their representation and promote a variety of subject matter by having the Salon show," Dudash says.

In Dudash's painting COMPANIONS, which is featured in the show, the Idaho-based artist captures a scene in Old Bedford Village, PA, where actors don costumes and re-create the pioneer life of days gone by. "The woman playing the part of an older pioneer turned for a moment, and the way the light hit her was beautiful," Dudash says. "I also was trying to capture the breeze in the air, as well as the simple beauty of the moment. …

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