Thunderbird Artists Gallery Opens in Carefree


After 37 years of producing award-winning, juried fine art and wine festivals, Thunderbird Artists is expanding to open its first fine art gallery, Thunderbird Artists Gallery, in Carefree Thursday, Dec. 6. The new gallery, located at 99 Easy Street, Suite 235, will showcase and sell the works of renowned artists, including David Bennett, Guilloume, Jacinthe Dugal-Lacroix, Sandy […]

Kick Off the ‘Arizona Art Season’ With Thunderbird Artists — Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival


Thunderbird Artists are gearing up for its first event of the 2018–19 season: the 25th Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival, Nov. 2–4. The event marks the organizations 73rd fine art event on Easy Street in downtown Carefree. Attendees will immerse themselves in juried fine art, wine tasting, microbrews, festival food and live music […]

Three-Day Feast For The Senses: Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival


Photos: Dan & Joi LaChaussee, glass artists, are featured artists at the 22nd Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival. The streets of Downtown Carefree will close March 17-19, making room for more than 165 artists and an excess of 5,000 original masterpieces of fine art at the 22nd Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine […]

Carefree Welcomes Back Sand Sculpting – Adds Stone Exhibit


The Town of Carefree welcomes world renowned artist and sculptor, Ray Villafane, back to create sand art like no other within the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, Carefree Desert Gardens starting March 4. Villafane (www.villafanestudios.com) for the first time has invited professional stone balancer Tim Anderson (www.keystonebalance.com), a Pennsylvania native, to join him the weekend of March […]

Get “Up Close” With Arabian Horses At Art Expo


February at the Arizona Fine Art EXPO begins with a nod to exotic beauty, stamina and spirit as the 10-week fine art show welcomes special guests from the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. The event, “Up Close with Royal Arabian Horses,” takes place Saturday, February 4, from 1-3pm, giving patrons a chance to see two magnificent […]

Fine Art And Wine Festival Returns To Carefree November 4-6


Thunderbird Artists kicks off its 35th season with the Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival taking place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 4-6 along Ho Hum and Easy Streets in Downtown Carefree. Now in its 23rd year, the Carefree show features 140 renowned, juried artists who will showcase and sell their original work from 10am-5pm […]

Call For Artists: Thunderbird Artists’ Festivals


Thunderbird Artists celebrates 35 years of producing world-class fine art and wine festivals throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area with a Call for Artists for its upcoming season. The ongoing, juried open enrollment enables painters, sculptors, glass and stone artists, fine jewelers and artists working in mixed media to apply for a booth in one or more Thunderbird […]

Art & Wine Lover’s Paradise


In 1993, Thunderbird Artists and the Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce partnered to produce the first juried fine art event the town had ever seen. Fast forward to today and the Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival has officially become a “signature event” for the Town of Carefree, which returns this month. February 26-28, […]

Destination: Carefree Fine Art & Wine


By Kathryn M. Miller ~ The Thunderbird Artists will present a spectacular gathering of artists at the 21st Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festivals. These nationally acclaimed, juried fine art signature events attract artists and art collectors from throughout the United States and abroad, all sharing a love and appreciation for fine art. Enhanced […]

Save The Date: Fine Art & Wine Festival


Thunderbird Artists kicks off its 2014-15 festival season with the 21st Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival, October 31 – November 2. The festival features more than 165 juried fine artists, gourmet food, delectable chocolates, robust wine and live musical entertainment from Elijah Bossenbroek, Keith Johnson and Jason Michael Tracy, all in the heart […]