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First Biennial South Valley Artists' Studio Tour : Opening Doors / Opening Minds

Mar 22, 2013 05:00PM - Mar 24, 2013 04:00PM
On March 22nd, 23rd, 24th, the citizens of Tulare County will receive a backstage pass in to the world of our thriving local art scene with the Arts Consortium's first biennial self-guided South Valley Artists' Studio Tour : Opening Doors / Opening Minds.

For three days, 30 Tulare County painters, printmakers, pottery throwers, weavers, photographers, and sculptors will open the doors of their workspaces to ticket holders.  Travel throughout the beautiful spring countryside and experience art first hand.  Featured artists from Visalia, Tulare, Dinuba, Exeter, Lindsay, and Springville would love to have you.  Visitors can ask questions, see live demonstrations, and even acquire original artwork for their new / growing art collection. 

Purchase your $15 tickets online at  That comes out to $5 per day or 50cents per artist - an amazing deal!  Tickets are also available at Arts Visalia, the Tulare Historical Museum, and the Lindsay Art Gallery.

2013 Artists:Steven Ball, Watercolor. Toni Best, Basketry. Kevin Bowman, Printmaking. Paul Buxman, Oil. Jeri Burzin, Photography. Connie Butterfield, Clay. David Castro, Paint. John Coppola, Mixed Media. Patricia Crose, Ceramics. Piet Eppinga, Stoneware. Louise Fisher, Clay. Lonni Flowers, Watercolor. Russ Friend, Photography. Cecile Garrison, Gourds. Erik Gonzalez, Aerosol. Linda Hengst, Oil. Shirley Keller, Ceramics. Sam McKinney, Gourds. Anthony Mendoza, Clay. Dix Miller, Watercolor. Amie Rangel, Charcoal. Matthew Rangel, Lithographs. Marn Reich, Clay. Mark Robinson, Stone Carving. Deanna Saldana, Mixed Media. Joan Seibel, Clay. John Sundstrom, Sculpture. Sherley Tucker, Pottery. Linda Victory, Gourds. Ernie Weerasinghe, Oil. Ginny Wilson, Photography.

Official Tour Times: March 22, 2013 from 5pm-8pm
March 23, 2013 from 10am-5pm
March 24, 2013 from 10am-4pm

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