- About Us
- Friends of Fountainside arts
….is a unique, contemporary art space for creating, showcasing, and acquiring fine art.
fountainside arts comprises a gallery, a studio, and a venue for creative encounters.
Our mission is:
To create a vibrant community of artists and art lovers who appreciate the role of art as an educational tool for expanding creativity, understanding diversity, promoting social justice, and advancing the unity within humanity.
Our vision is:
A collaborative art environment that provides provocative and intellectually stimulating visual, literary, and performance art experiences.
An art friendly community
fountainside art is located in Fountain Park, in the heart of Fountain Hills, Arizona,
a town known for its natural beauty and unparalleled support for the arts. Our inviting
location faces the world-famous fountain and encompasses a tranquil, trellised courtyard,
perfect for artist receptions. The facility serves as an ideal art space where community
art lovers can take classes, attend gallery shows and performances, meet for seminars,
and purchase great art at reasonable prices.
Marcia McClellan is an artist and art educator. Delia Saenz is an art lover.
McClellan is an established professional print, paper, and book artist, and a longtime art educator.
In addition to a Master of Arts degree in Education, she has completed more than 40 graduate credits in printmaking, papermaking, and book arts at the Arizona State University Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts. She has studied with renowned artists in the field including Joe D’Ambrosio, Daniel Britton, Mary Hood, Catherine Kernan, Daniel Mayer, John Risseeuw, Dolph Smith, Mary Sundstrom, and Marilyn Wold. McClellan’s work has been shown throughout Arizona, nationally, and internationally.
Delia Saenz is a social psychologist with interests in culture and social justice. She has a deep appreciation for art and enjoys dabbling in the design of functional and aesthetically interesting art pieces.
McClellan and Saenz are both residents of Fountain Hills.
Immerse yourself in the arts year-round by becoming a Friend of fountainside arts. Enjoy special discounts and events available exclusively to Fofsa members.
Benefits for you
Enjoy a private wine reception with an exhibiting artist or master instructor three times a year.
Enjoy a 5% discount on all art purchased at exclusive Fofsa receptions.
Enjoy a 10% discount on classes/workshops offered at the fountainside arts studio.
Enjoy a members-only preview admission to our Annual Holiday Art sale.
Benefits for the community
A portion of the membership dues will be set aside for student scholarships and for the support of Fountain Hills community events.
Sign up now
Annual 12-month membership during the inaugural year is $50 (single), $75 (couple), $25 students
Click here to apply for membership and reap Fofsa benefits.