Artist Sandra Caldwell Ortega for Demonstrate Artwalk


Scottsdale Gallery Association is celebrating the start of the art season with a "Demonstrate" ArtWalk
on Thursday, October 11, from 6:30pm-9pm. Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery is proud to present special guest artist Sandra Caldwell Ortega during the “Demonstrate” Artwalk, along with owner and artist Cyndy Carstens demonstrating their painting techniques. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres accompanied by live music performed by renowned guitarist John Calvert.

Sandra Caldwell Ortega is a Pastel Painter, originally discovering her passion for Pastel when she took a class in 1998, falling in love with the exciting possibilities of the medium. Her attraction to pastels is to the intensity of the pure pigment and the forgiving nature of the medium. Ortega has participated in numerous exhibitions including both group and solo shows. Her work has garnered several awards. She is a member of Artlink, Local First, as well as a juried member of the Pastel Society of America, the International Association of Pastel Societies, and a Signature Member and board member of Arizona Pastel Artists Association.