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explore Diversions Worthy Pursuits The Studio Shared Endeavor Connect and collect in Arizona at the Celebration of Fine Art. By Meghan Modafferi ★ 20 FEBRUARY 2014 Painter Stuart Yankell furniture, stone, oil paintings, watercolor, pastels, jewelry, and more. Take advantage of the warm Arizona weather by exploring the show's sculpture garden, which features nearly 100 life-size sculptures. Each piece created is worthy of exhibition, but it's the camaraderie that makes the experience much richer than your average museum visit. "There is just a positive energy that you feel when you walk in," says Potje. "It is truly a place where art lovers and artists connect on a casual, comfortable, and enriching level." Art collector Frank Racioppo describes Scottsdale's Celebration of Fine Art as inspiring: "It just lifts your spirits to see so much creativity and energy." PHOTOS BY TIMOTHY WAMPLER We typically experience art as a finished product. Strolling through a museum, we observe static paintings, drawings, and sculptures. As art viewers, we tend to miss the process of creation. See what you've been missing at the exciting Celebration of Fine Art in Scottsdale, Arizona. Once a year for 10 weeks, 100 artists move their studios into a 40,000-square-foot space and invite everyone from art connoisseurs to first-time buyers to watch them work and take part in the creative process. Collectors, patrons, and artists Want to Go? also frequently build strong bonds of See the Celebration friendship which last far longer than the of Fine Art at the celebration itself. According to Susan Southwest corner of Hayden Road and Potje, the show's director, the Celebration Loop 101 in Scottsdale, of Fine Art is all about "getting to know Arizona, from Januthe people behind the creativity." ary 11-March 23. For The show traverses artistic styles from more information, call Realism to Impressionism, and includes 480.443.8179 or visit sculpture, assemblages, glass, ceramics,

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - February 2014

Table of Contents
CEO Letter
From the Editor
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Diversions: Public Markets
Diversions: Celebration of Fine Art in Scottsdale
Diversions: The Philadelphia Mint
Style Spotlight: Cruise Control
Adventure: Skiing Salt Lake City
Adventure: Arizona Wet & Wild
Gear Up: Workout Tools
US Airways: History of African Americans in Aviation
Travel Feature: Eleuthera in the Bahamas
Great Tastes: Phoenix Dining
University of California at San Diego
Celebrate Black History Month: HBCUs
Best of Health: Desert Institute for Spine Care
Best of Health: Miami Beach Foot & Ankle Surgery
Visit Tri-Valley, California
Must Read: I'll Take You There by Greg Kot
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Giving: The Hope Takes Flight Campaign
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - February 2014