Below and attached is our press release listing Open Studios participating artists which there are several from our neighborhood. I've attached images too. Please let me know if you need more information. Thanks! --Nan
For more information contact:
Nan Mahone Wellborn
Open Studios of Roanoke
Saturday, May 3 & Sunday, May 4, 2014
14th Annual Tour Artists’ Homes and Studios
Twenty Five Participating Artists
Dedicate 2014 Tour to Peter Wreden
March 13, 2014: The artists of Open Studios of Roanoke dedicate the 2014 tour to our friend and fellow artist, Peter Wreden, 1929-2013. Peter’s daughter Alexis Wreden will be showing his “Sculpture to Wear” and his digital prints at his studio on King George Avenue.
The fourteenth annual self-guided tour of Artists’ homes and studios will take place Saturday, May 3rd, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 4th, noon to 5 p.m.
This year’s tour features twelve stops, including nine working studios and 25 artists. The route covers Downtown, Southeast, Old Southwest, and South Roanoke, plus Raleigh Court and Grandin.
16 Member artists include: Winn Ballenger, Mary Boxley Bullington, Eric Fitzpatrick, J. Gail Geer, Ann Glover, Chris Gryder, Gina Louthian, Steve Mitchell, Jamie Nervo, Diane Patton, C. J. Phillips, Ann Trinkle, Nan Mahone Wellborn, David Wertz, Barry Wolf, and Alexis Wreden for Peter Wreden.
9 Guest artists include: Ibby Taylor Greer, Maya Bohler, Stephen Brailo, Elaine Fleck, Meridith Brehmer Entingh, Jane Winders Frank, Max Mitchell, Miriam Sagasti, and Annie Waldrop.
On Saturday May 3, visitors can also enjoy the Roanoke Home and Garden Tour - Beauty in the Blue Ridge, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Begin your tour at the Ronald McDonald House, 2224 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke 24014. For tickets and more information regarding Historic Garden Week go to www.vagardenweek.org.
Open Studios Tour is FREE and children are welcome! Valley Bank is our 2014 lead sponsor.
An easy to print Open Studios Tour Map and more information on each artist is available at our website, www.openstudiosofroanoke.com.