First Friday | August 2021

Live Art Piece by Keely Finucane

FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel will be hosting a live art piece by Arizona artist Keely Finucane to celebrate the gradual return of First Fridays in Central Phoenix. There, patrons can watch the development of one of Finucane’s paintings from her latest art series, “Honey Girl”, a hyperrealistic portrait done using a technique called underpainting. Guests will also have the chance to talk with the artist as she paints throughout the evening and view some of her finished pieces. You can find Keely Finucane at the FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel August 6 from 7-11pm near the hotel’s front desk. FOUND:RE Contemporary’s recently debuted exhibitions, “XSCAPE: Landscape, Cityscape, and Mindscape” and “Fire/Earth: A Metal and Fiber Landscape Show” will also be available for viewing throughout the ground floor of the hotel.


About the Artist: Keely Finucane is a Phoenix artist who specializes in oil painting. She is an advocate for the arts and co-founder of Finucane Design Group. She has been an educator for ten years in the valley and currently teaches middle school students and adults. Finucane is a member of Oil Painters of America, National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, and the International Guild of Realism. She was the appointed muralist for three Valley Partnership Community Projects and received the “Healing Through Art” Award for her mural design at St. Vincent de Paul in 2017. Finucane has exhibited internationally and has her work in private collections across the United States, including some celebrity collectors. To view more of Keely Finucane’s work please visit her website: or follow her on instagram at @keelyfinucane

About FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel: FOUND:RE Phoenix is a 104-room hotel with details, designs, public spaces and amenities inspired by contemporary art, culture, fashion and music. The hotel enhances the city’s arts offerings with an impressive collection of contemporary art and creative guest programming woven into the entire guest experience for visitors and locals to enjoy. The hotel has an on-site restaurant, MATCH Market & Bar and art gallery, FOUND:RE Contemporary. Visit