Meet artists during ArtTrails

October 16, 2014 - Picnic Time

If we adore a visible arts, there’s zero improved than a possibility to accommodate internal artists and see how they work.

This weekend and subsequent weekend, art aficionados can revisit a work spaces of some 160 artists during Sonoma County Art Trails.

That’s a somewhat opposite name for a county’s oldest annual open studio tour, before famous as ARTrails and founded in 1986. With a new name comes a new sponsor, a Sebastopol Center for a Arts, holding over from a Arts Council of Sonoma County, that disbanded final year.

That puts a Sebastopol Center for a Arts in assign of both a countywide Art Trails debate each Oct and a annual Art during a Source studio debate each June, combined by a core in 1995 to showcase some-more West County artists.

“There are some artists who have been partial of Art Trails given a beginning,” pronounced Linda Galletta, executive executive of a Sebastopol Center for a Arts.

Longtime member Maurice Lapp, painter and Santa Rosa Junior College teacher, died in June, though his family is opening his Santa Rosa studio to a open one some-more time, displaying both his early and after work.

Art Trails non-stop Saturday and continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. currently and Oct. 18-19.

You can pattern your possess tour, formed on your artistic interests, regulating a giveaway Art Trails map that shows a locations of all a participating studios, and lists information on a artists and their work.

And we can set your possess schedule, assembly friends along a approach or interlude for a picnic.

“It’s an event to revisit Sonoma County, transport within a county if you’re already a resident, and see a operative studios of these artists,” Galletta said.

“The farrago runs from mill sculptors to fiber artists, potters and lots of painters,” she said. “It’s a possibility to see where all that creativity happens.”

In further to a open studio tour, there are 5 preview exhibits during venues sparse opposite a county, featuring work by Art Trails artists.

Information:, 829-4797.

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