Open studio – the aftermath

October 2, 2007 at 1:58 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment


We had a wonderful time visiting with all of you during the tour. Special thanks to my Mum, who took charge of pulling out paintings and setting them up around the room!It was good to all of you.

Following are some set-up shots from my studio —

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Read Kurt Shaw’s preview at the Tribune Review —

This Saturday, from noon-6 p.m., more than a dozen artists and two galleries will be part of the Creative Tour, an open studio event in Bloomfield in which the public is invited to tour the studios and learn the creative processes of some of Pittsburgh’s favorite artists. read more

I like the part where he says “some of Pittsburgh’s favorite artists”!

Check out the Trib preview

September 27, 2007 at 1:42 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Kurt Shaw at the Tribune Review gave the Creative Tour a nice mention in today’s edition —

This Saturday, from noon-6 p.m., more than a dozen artists and two galleries will be part of the Creative Tour, an open studio event in Bloomfield in which the public is invited to tour the studios and learn the creative processes of some of Pittsburgh’s favorite artists. read more

I like the part where he says “some of Pittsburgh’s favorite artists”!

Maps are available at all these great places

September 23, 2007 at 1:21 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Hard copies are available at all of the stops on the tour the day of the tour. Also, they will be available prior to the tour at:

Boxheart Gallery
4523 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh Pa 15224

Digging Pitt Gallery
4417 Butler St
Pittsburgh PA 15201

And at Crazy Mocha in Lawrenceville, Bloomfield, Shadyside and downtown.

Even more additions!

September 21, 2007 at 1:13 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Well, we have a few more new additions for the studio tour.

Steve Dines will be a guest at Stop 2

Adam Walsh will be opening his studio. He is at Stop 4

Greg Karkowsky will be a guest at Stop 6

It is looking like a really packed tour, with few stops and a lot of artists. As of right now, there are fifteen artists and two galleries presenting work for the Creative Tour.

The countdown begins for the Creative Tour in Bloomfiled

September 12, 2007 at 2:33 pm | Posted in Information about the tour | Leave a comment

We are gearing up for the Creative Tour!

A flyer is available for download, which includes a map of the participating artists and venues.

And check back here for previews from the studios! See you on September 29.

We have a map!

August 21, 2007 at 5:27 pm | Posted in Information about the tour | Leave a comment

The map has been uploaded in case you were wondering how close together the studios are. The map, with a link to the printable version, has a home on the Studios tab. Check back for updates!

New additions to the tour

August 18, 2007 at 2:17 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Welcome to Allure and Connie Cantor.

Ellen Levick is the owner of Allure, a lovely boutique located on Liberty Avenue. She is also a sculptor and will have some of her work on display at her store on the day of the Creative Tour. Connie Cantor paints and draws. She will be opening her studio to the public for the tour.  Make sure you stop by!

Our current list of studios can be found on the Studios page. We’ll post images for you for preview as soon as possible, so make sure to check back!

Roster of artists and venues

August 11, 2007 at 1:50 pm | Posted in Information about the tour | Leave a comment

We are starting to pull together the venues for the Creative Tour in Bloomfield. Following is a list of artists participating in the tour —

 

Christine Bethea – Salvage sculpture

Ben Bigelow

Botanical Designs by Leon

BoxHeart Gallery

CJB Photography – Photography

Susan Constanse – Painting and Drawing

Digging Pitt Gallery – Flat Out in Bloomfield

Iron Eden

Noir LeBlanc – Sculpture

Meredith Laura Lynn – Painting

SB Image – Photography

Solidio Wood & Metal Craft – Julie Graf & Mitch Richardson

… and others

But keep checking back – the studios tab will have a running tally of who is planning to be involved. And keep an eye open for showcases!

 

 

Coming September 29 to Bloomfield

August 9, 2007 at 3:17 pm | Posted in Information about the tour | Leave a comment

It’s the Creative Tour!

Creative Tour will showcase the talented artists working and exhibiting in Bloomfield during Little Italy Days. Stay tuned to this blog for updates about artists, maps and other special events associated with the tour!

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