Look Around Lubbock: Take in the Local Color! Lubbock's Artist S

Look Around Lubbock: Take in the Local Color! Lubbock's Artist Studio Tour

TAKE IN THE LOCAL COLOR! LUBBOCK’S ARTIST STUDIO TOUR Forty-two artists and eight studios will be participating in the 21st Take In the Local Color! Lubbock’s Artist Studio Tour, November 11-12, 2017. This yearly event gives audiences the unique opportunity to observe artists in their working environments, many of which are in private homes. All participating artists are from Lubbock County and all of the studios are located in Lubbock, Texas. The Studio Tour hours are 10AM-6PM on Saturday, November 11th and Noon – 6PM on Sunday, November 12th .

There will be approximately five artists showcased at each studio location. Artists will be displaying original work in the media of painting, drawing, pottery, fiber, jewelry, glass, wood, photography and sculpture. Demonstrations and performances by local musicians at some studio locations will add to the ambiance and festivity of the event. The Local Color Studio Tour is free and open to the public who are invited to travel on their own from studio to studio to see the artwork.

The eight host studios for the 2017 Local Color Studio Tour are:
Linda Jackson Studio, 3909 101st Street
Toni Arnett Studio, 9605 Toledo Avenue
Melinda Green Harvey Studio, 3520 92nd Street
Carol C. Howell Studio, 3224 22nd Street
Robert Rogers Studio, 3308 20th Street
Studio A at Corner Cottage, 2101 29th Street
Ami Hill Home, 3201 25th Street
Janet & Gary Schwantz Home, 3015 21st Street

The Carol C. Howell Studio is returning after an absence last year. New locations that have never participated in the event before include Robert Rogers Studio, Studio A at Corner Cottage, and Ami Hill Home. The remaining four spaces took part in the 2016 event. Our Mission: Fostering the creation, understanding, and enjoyment of the arts.

This year’s participating artists include: Linda Jackson Studio 3909 101st Street Linda Jackson – Jewelry Kay Atcheson – Painting Benna Ellis – Fused Glass Tim Oliver - Painting Beth Pennington – Painting Gale Webb – Painting

Toni Arnett Studio 9605 Toledo Avenue Toni Arnett – Painting *Jackie DeVore – Jewelry Bo Tan – Painting *Shelley Hall Nelson – Painting Melinda Green Harvey Studio 3520 92nd Street

Melinda Green Harvey – Photography Dyan Newton– Painting Dawna Gillespie – Jewelry Mike Maines – Ceramics/Pottery Pat Maines – Mixed Media & Miniatures

Carol C. Howell Studio 3224 22nd Street * Carol C. Howell – Painting Justin J. Deurmyer – Stringed Instruments Michael Carlton – Jewelry Justin Burrus- Photography Michaela Proper – Fiber

Robert Rogers Studio 3308 20th Street *Robert Rogers – Jewelry, Painting and Sculpture Deborah Milosevich – Ceramics/Pottery & Painting *Brenda Watts & Steve Snell – Leather John Franklin – Wood *Mitchell Wachtel – Photography

Studio A at Corner Cottage 2101 29th Street *Angelyn Nicholson – Metal & Jewelry Mary Ann McKay – Painting & Mixed Media *Jason Crites – Photography *Joyce Runyan – Painting

Ami Hill Home 3201 25th Street Greg Goodnight – Wood Betty Blevins – Painting Stan Blevins – Photography George D. Gray – Metal Rick Vanderpool – Photography *Janis Hubble – Ceramics/Pottery *Kim Todd – Jewelry

Janet & Gary Schwantz Home 3015 21st Street Roxi Hardegree – Photography Carol Koenig – Mixed Media & Ceramics/Pottery Lyn Stoll – Jewelry Valerie Komkov Hill – Painting *Lane Anderson – Photography

*NEW STUDIO TOUR ARTIST FOR 2017

New artists participating in the 2017 Local Color Studio Tour are: Jackie DeVore, Shelley Hall Nelson, Carol C. Howell, Robert Rogers, Angelyn Nicholson, Jason Crites, Joyce Runyan, Janis Hubble, Kim Todd, Lane Anderson, Mitchell Wachtel, Brenda Watts and Steve Snell. All other artists participated in the 2016 event.

A full color brochure with a map and a list of the artists at each studio is available upon request from the Lubbock Arts Alliance, 806-744-ARTS (2787) or can be downloaded online at www.lubbockstudiotour.org.

The Lubbock Arts Alliance is a non-profit organization whose mission is to foster the creation, understanding, and enjoyment of the arts. Take in the Local Color! Lubbock’s Artist Studio Tour is a program of the Lubbock Arts Alliance.

This project is made possible in part through a grant from the City of Lubbock, as recommended by Civic Lubbock, Inc. Lubbock's Artist Studio Tour is supported by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.

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