Public can visit local artists in their ‘native habitat’ during Moab Artists Studio Tour
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Sarah Hamingson's pastel paintings will be featured during the annual Moab Artists Studio Tour.
Sarah Hamingson's pastel paintings will be featured during the annual Moab Artists Studio Tour.
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Local artists will open up their studio spaces to the public next weekend during the annual Moab Artists Studio Tour. The event takes place Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sunday, Aug. 31 — Labor Day weekend — from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

This year, Gallery Moab, 87 N. Main St., will serve as the studio tour’s information hub, providing maps and directions to those who wish to participate in the event, according to a news release.

The 2014 tour features 16 artists, all located within Moab and Spanish Valley. Those who attend the tour will have the chance to visit these artists in their “native habitat,” watch them work, share ideas and inspirations and see completed works.

The tour will feature a variety of art media, including oil, pastel, watercolor and acrylic paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, fabric art and decorated gourds.

The studios of Moab artists Tim Morse, Serena Supplee and Phil Wagner will feature oil paintings, and Morse and Supplee will also show watercolors. Nick Eason will display his wildlife-themed carved wood sculptures. Bob Ridges will present gourds he grows and decorates and Jacci Weller and Kathy Grossman will show their acrylic paintings. Pastel paintings by Sarah Hamingson, Peg Harty, Helen Becker, Mary Collar and Larry Thomas will be featured, as well as watercolors, pastels, leaf castings and other works by local artist Karen Chatham. There will also be fantastical regalia by Eleanor Inskip, photography by Deborah Hughes and jewelry by Emily Klarer.

For information about individual artists, links to their websites and to download a printable map, visit the event website: www.moabstudiotour.com.


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