A Magical World at The HydeSunday, April 7, through Sunday, June 23GLENS FALLS, New York — Nothing seemed extraordinary about the conversations Jacob Houston had with three separate bicyclists who visited his studio during a Washington County studio tour a...
Art may be a solitary endeavor, but 20 artists in Washington County, N.Y., believe promoting and selling it doesn’t have to be.
On July 13-16, Open Studios of Washington County makes its biennial return to the region. The event launched in 2007 and has brought thousands of visitors to local studios while generating significant revenue for participating artists. It has also raised the visibility of the artists in the communities in which they live.
“Open Studios is a great opportunity for people to discover the extraordinary talent of our regional artists,” said Sue Sanderson, organizer, Open Studios of Washington County. “This year we have a record 20 artists. Many are nationally and internationally acclaimed. Those who aren’t are making their mark. And all support each other.”
Open Studios of Washington County, an admission-free biennial event featuring the artwork of regional artists in their working environments, announces the 2017 tour dates are Thursday through Sunday, July 13, 14, 15 and 16. Seven new artists join 13 returning artists to make the 2017 tour the largest, most diverse yet. Works range a across a range of mediums, including painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture and fine furniture.