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Embracing the Arts in Downtown Phoenix

Art Exhibition at Hotel Palomar

Downtown Phoenix Local Artist Showcase

Over the past decade, the art scene of downtown Phoenix has blossomed and become central to the city’s cultural identity - and it is no different here at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix.

ARTLAB, powered by Artlink, is our new fully-functional and working pop-up art studio and gallery located in the hotel living room. Every six weeks, a local artist will take center stage as our featured artist in residence, and utilize the studio to bring their paintings, pottery and other forms of creative art to life. We invite our guests and local community to stop in for cocktails or wine and to take this opportunity to appreciate art as it is created right in front of you.


Artist in Residence John B. Newson

Meet John B. Newson, Artist in Residence

John’s body of work is primarily categorized as surreal. As a local artist and Scottsdale resident, John’s utilization of colors, composition, perspective and texture keep his style progressive, which effectively illustrates his thoughts on interpersonal harmony and serves as an expression of peace within the universe.

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Artlink: Connecting Artist with the Community

Artlink Inc. is nonprofit with the mission to connect local artist of greater Phoenix with the downtown community by programming events, initiatives and activities.

Artlink promotes the monthly First Fridays and Third Fridays art walks, which have grown to become one of the largest monthly art walks in the United States.

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Become Our Next Artist in Residence

Are you a local artist looking to change things up? Get inspired and take a break from your current studio by becoming a future artist in residence.

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A Guide to Local Art

The Phoenix Urban Guide (PUG) is a new destination map that connects Phoenix residence and visitors to all the downtown art destinations and activities.

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