Artstock will celebrate its 14th Annual Artist Studio Tour throughout the greater Greensboro, NC, area the weekend of Oct. 8 & 9, 2011. Studios will be open on Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from 1-5pm. The tour is free and open to the public – look for the red balloons at each location! Artist listing and site addresses are available on the tour website (www.artstocktour.com).
With over 60 individual artists participating, come and be inspired by their diverse talents in all media. The participating artists will be displaying their works in their own studios as well as at group and gallery locations. A variety of media will be represented: painting, photography, sculpture, graphics, pottery, collage, mixed media, wood, fiber or glass.
New this year, the first Community Art Show will take place at the newly opened Interactive Resource Center (IRC), 407 East Washington Street in downtown Greensboro from September 26 through November 11, 2011. This exhibit is open to participating Artstock artists, IRC artists and to all community fine artists. IRC volunteers will host an Opening Reception on First Friday, Oct. 7, 5-8pm.
Artstock features over 60 artists exhibiting in over 30 sites; exhibiting artists represent an accumulative total of over 1000 years of artistic practice, with an average of over 20 years experience.
The printed Artstock site lists with artists’ names and locations will be available at the Interactive Resource Center, (407 East Washington Street), Rains Frame and Gallery (4555 Hwy 220 North, Summerfield, 644-9133) and Winter Light Gallery (410 Blandwood Avenue, 274-7372) after Sept. 12, 2011. Artist Site Lists will also be available at all participating artists’ locations and on our website at (www.artstocktour.com).
Artstock collectively represents individual visual artists in the greater Greensboro area by annually presenting our Studio Tour the second weekend of October. By promoting the distinctive talent of each artist, we in turn underline the creativity within our broader local community.
Artstock is a participant in the United Arts Council’s 2011 “17 Day Festival” held September 22 – October 8, 2011. The 17 Day Festival is a unique collaborative celebration brought to you by the United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro with Greensboro’s top artists, presenters, producing organizations, museums and venues.
More information may be obtained by visiting (www.artstocktour.com).