Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends


The Circle of Friends at the Scottsdale Artists’ School is a group of artists, aspiring artists, and friends of artists, joined by friendship, supporting each other, and supporting the Fine Arts. We are friends who bring out the best in each other. When you join CIRCLE OF FRIENDS, you’ll become part of a community that cares about fine art, supports the Scottsdale Artists’ School’s mission and enjoys the art-related events we host. For over ten years, CIRCLE OF FRIENDS has offered its members opportunities to be involved with both the School and the arts community and we help the School expand its outreach into the broader communities in which we live.

  • Become part of a community that cares about Fine Art
  • Get involved in the Art Community
  • Share your ideas
  • Enjoy the art-related events we host
  • Support the Scottsdale Artists’ School

The Circle of Friends membership entitles you to the following:

  • Weekly invitation to Thirsty Thursday: meet artists, instructors and workshop attendees over food and libations on the Scottsdale Artists’ School’s patio.
  • Attend selected members only art Events.
  • Participate in Art Shows: share your work and possibly make some art sales
  • For a limited time only and compliments of Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West voted a valley favorite, COF members will receive a Household Membership to the Museum ($75 value) which includes: Unlimited admission for two adults for one year,  2 one-time, Admit One (companion) passes, Admission for members’ children/grandchildren, 17 and under and living in the same household.
  • Opportunity to host Thirsty Thursday and enjoy the event.
  • 10% off on purchases in our store.

Join Circle of Friends! The Membership fee is $150.



Upcoming Event:

The Circle of Friends will host its Spring Art Show in early April. This is an opportunity to show your work, exchange ideas, and possibly make a sale. It is one way to get exposure and interact with fellow artists and collectors. Participating in an art show may be intimidating, but you will be among friends for this one!

Show Date: April 3-12, 2023
Bring Works: March 28-29, 2023
Registration Deadline: March 14, 2023
Show Opening: April 3, 2023
Pickup Date: April 13, 2023

A Circle of Friends membership is required to participate in the art show.

Request a sign-up form by calling: 480.990.1422 or emailing