5th Bi-Annual Event June 17-19

Santa Fe Studio Tour 2011

Date March 27, 2011 at 10:00 PM

Author Editor

Publication SantaFe.com

Categories Performing Arts

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Free Preview Party Friday, June 17
Free Studio Tours, Saturday & Sunday, June 18-19

An exciting opportunity for tourists and locals to meet the people who make Santa Fe a creative and "different" city as well as "one of the best art markets in the country." Forty-two of Santa Fe's fine artists will open their private studios to display, sell and demonstrate their art throughout diverse neighborhoods across Santa Fe. Art media include printmaking, collage, photography, sculpture, pottery, fiber, jewelry, Ukrainian eggs, oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, encaustic, and mixed-media. Art in all price ranges and sizes is featured.

The Studio Tour Preview Party on Friday evening, June 17, at Santa Fe University of Art and Design's Fine Arts Gallery will showcase the breadth and depth of the artwork on the tour. The Fine Arts Gallery will be open on Saturday (9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.) and Sunday (11:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.) to serve as the hub throughout the weekend where visitors can pick up a map and see a sample of each artist's work.

WHEN: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, June 17-19, 2011
Friday, June 17, 5-7 p.m.: Free Preview Party
Saturday, June 18: Preview Gallery, 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. & Studio Tours,10 a.m. -5 p.m.
Sunday, June 18-19: Preview Gallery, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & Studio Tours, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

WHO: Santa Fe's Gallery-Level Professional Fine Artists and Student Artists

WHERE: Preview Party: Santa Fe University of Art & Design Fine Arts Gallery, 1600 St. Michael's Drive
Studio Tours: More than 28 Private Studios of Santa Fe's Professional Artists across the City of Santa Fe, from Canyon Road, the Plaza and the Railyard to the Rodeo Road, Rancho Viejo and Santa Fe Community College neighborhoods and many in between.

OF NOTE: The Preview Party and Studio Tours are free and open to the public. Learn more about the artists, visit links to their websites and see examples of their work at: www.santafestudiotour.com. Maps are available at the Santa Fe University of Art & Design Gallery as well as at hotels and retailers around Santa Fe. High Resolution images are available upon request.

About the Santa Fe Studio Tour

Meet and have the opportunity to talk to well known and emerging Santa Fe painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, potters and jewelers- in person, in their studios.

As America's third largest art marketplace, Santa Fe is home to a truly amazing variety of Artists. Studio Tours have long been a tradition in many communities nearby Santa Fe. Now, once again, Santa Fe has its own! Through the winter our artists have been busy creating work for this tour and they look forward to this opportunity to meet and host the public. The tour presents the work of over 30 of our city's best artists. Our mixed media/assemblage artists use all kinds of found objects in their work. Our painters work in mediums such as oils and acrylics as well as encaustics. You'll see both traditional and abstract monoprints, photographs of all kinds and functional as well as whimsical pottery. On the Santa Fe Studio Tour you'll find something for every artistic taste and budget.

We invite you to discover the richness that is art in Santa Fe and visit the artists in their studios. See you there!

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