Not far from Vive is a destination that offers the finest representational and impressionistic art.
We are talking about the Legacy Gallery, and it represents more than one hundred nationally known artists who create paintings and sculptures in an array of subject matter.
Artists not to be missed include:
When Ken Carlson was fifteen, he entered a "Draw Me" contest. He took first place and earned a two-year scholarship an art institute in Minneapolis. Today, Ken is noted for his classic animal-in-its-habitat pieces, and his work is featured in the collection of the National Museum of Wildlife Art.
Blair Buswell is a sculptor who enjoys the challenge of capturing the mood, expression, and gestures of a person in thought. He is also renowned in portraiture and since the early 1980s, has completed more than ninety busts of the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees.
Raised in Arizona, Greg grew up painting alongside his mother, Cheryl English, a well-known oil painter. He believes knowing how to blend light and shadow is the key to drawing viewers into his creations. Greg works out of his home studio in Scottsdale and is famous for his oil paintings of Native American pottery.
Famed for her Western portraits, Carrie Ballantyne has been a professional artist since 1981. She started drawing as a child, and while working as a camp cook in Wyoming, she became passionate about the Western culture. Over the years, Carrie has portrayed her family, friends, ranch hands, and other people she has met along the way.