Scottsdale's first pop-up gallery opens

What used to be “motor mile” in South Scottsdale has been undergoing some big changes, including an this old Nissan Dealership that's now an art gallery. The photos now on display show the incredible work of a valley landscape designer and a crea

- What used to be “motor mile” in South Scottsdale has been undergoing some big changes, including an this old Nissan Dealership that's now an art gallery. The photos now on display show the incredible work of a valley landscape designer and a creative photographer.

Inside the old car show room, high fashion meet stunning landscapes. These 40 plus photos, part of a pop up art exhibit called “Visions of Garden Life”... The brainchild of landscape architect and valley native, Jeff Berghoff.

"He wanted to do a more fine art...show is landscapes...more creative than a shot of the garden," said Dana Close.

The showroom is called M7000 named for it’s address at 7000 McDonald. It showcases Jeff and photographer Wesley Johnson’s love of fashion, cars and nature. With Shots like this one of a woman, jumping into a pool requiring absolute precision.

"The photographer has one chance to get this shot so crews were standing by with towels ready to wrap her up," said Close.

Among the giant prints, behind the scenes footage of this labor of love. One that’s helping change the face of South Scottsdale.

"It really is a punctuation a mark to McDowell road...something to celebrate..excited about," she said.

Visions of Garden Life is will open its doors to the public one final time on Friday, March 11, from 4:30 to 8:30 p .m.

Admission is free and once this exhibit closes, another one will take its place.
 


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