ARTIST’S OPEN STUDIOS IN TUCSON THIS WEEKEND!by Charles Spillar on Mar. 09, 2010, under arts, Tucson Art
Over 140 artists in over 90 locations throughout metropolitan Tucson open their studios to the public on Saturday and Sunday, March 13 & 14, 2010, from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. See the creative process at work in your neighborhood, or explore new horizons by visiting studios in another part of town.
The message above says it all. There are some great works of art to be taken home this weekend. (Molly above, is not on the tour but wanted to draw your attention to all the great works of art that are available for adoption at reasonable prices)
There are about 40 first-time participants on the tour this spring, the fifth year of this grassroots, artist-initiated event. All kinds of artists working in a variety of mediums are participating in the tour. This exciting event gives the public an opportunity to visit artists in their work spaces and learn about the techniques and processes that go into creating different art forms.
Studios from Dove Mountain to Civano will be open. Many locations feature multiple artists working at one address, while other studio spaces are more intimate retreats.
On the tour you will see world-class artists working in about every medium available.
SCULPTURE in bronze, steel, ceramic, steel and glass, hand blown glass, craved wood and many other mixed media. Here is a small sampling.
PAINTINGS & drawings, digital images, pastels, watercolors, photography, itaglio, canvas floor cloth paintings, oils, collage, mixed media, historic preservation images, painted clothing etc. Here is just a very few samples of what you will see this weekend.
JEWELRY, ASSEMBLAGE, TIN COLLAGE, HAND WEAVING, DYED CLOTHING, FURNITURE, LEATHER GOODs and many other art expressions will be revealed to you this weekend. Prices to fit every budget from $12 to $50,000.
Listings and a citywide map are in the March Issue of Zócalo magazine. Visit www.tucsonopenstudios.com for complete artist listings, detailed studio maps, and more information.
Remember it’s FREE of charge and open to the public.