The 17th annual self-guided tour of Artists’ homes and studios will take place Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday April 30, noon to 5 p.m. The tour is free to and families are welcome.
The 2017 Roanoke Open Studios Tour features twenty-five professional artists representing mediums ranging from mixed media, assemblage, sculpture, painting, drawing, ceramic sculpture, pottery, textiles and photography. Visitors will be able to see working studios and watch several artists at work at 8 locations/stops. The route covers Raleigh Court, Southwest, South Roanoke, and Southeast studios located in Roanoke Industrial Park. Ours was one of the first in Virginia to embrace the concept of a localized art tour presenting a glimpse into the way artists work in their studios.
2017 member artists include: Winn Ballenger, Stephen Brailo, Mary Boxley Bullington, Meridith Entingh, Eric Fitzpatrick, Elaine Fleck, J. Gail Geer, Ann Glover, Chris Gryder, Josh Manning, Max Mitchell, Steve Mitchell, Jamie Nervo, Diane Patton, C. J. Phillips, Gina Louthian Stanley, Ann Trinkle, Nan Mahone Wellborn, John Wilson and Barry Wolfe
2017 guest artists include: Sally Branch, Gayle Havens Cooley, Sandee Johnson, Sarah Muse, and Lisa Pitcher
The Open Studios Tour is FREE and children are welcome!
An easy to print Open Studios Tour Map and more information on each artist is available at: www.openstudiosofroanoke.com