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2011 Fall Open Studio Event, this weekend! info: 770-423-0049 (Last updated 11-18-2011)
A.R.C.'s Open Studio event, is one of two annual opportunities for public access to the center. On November 18, 19, 20 the artists at the 43,000 sq ft Artisan Resource Center are launching their annual Fall Open Studio event. Arc houses professional artists and craftsmen in residence working in the fields of sculpture, portrait painting, photography contemporary painting, screen printing, custom furniture making, ceramics, wood turning, textiles, architecture, wood working, decorative arts, jewelry, graphics, advertising, theatre, film production and stained glass studios. 2011 PARTICIPATING ARTISTS INCLUDE: 2011 PARTICIPATING ARTISTS INCLUDE: (Updated frequently) A-1 Afterlight Pictures : Independent Film Distribution studios A-2 Stan King : bird houses & lighting , Story Telling, Raffle for hand made craftsman style tea light. C-1 The Blank Stage : Special Event: Kidz Connect Networking Event, Saturday, November 19 :11:00am -3:00pm C-1 Charisma Studios Studio : Helping the actor train, develop, and grow both in the craft of acting and in the business of acting. email@example.com C-2 KSU Exhibit Students " Vision November Art Show "; Juried Exhibit. Reception Friday evening. Exhibit: in several locations. Map at event. E -b Art by Archen : Live Costumed models for drawing opportunities throughout event. Bring your sketchpad . Images, painting , illustration Student Exhibit. Live models: Check Schedule for times. E-1 brosborne wood design : Furniture Design, wood working & boat-making. Gift items . E-2 Rip Potter Design Studio : Artisan based design-scale models on display. Special Sculptures , Currently producing movie sets for Brothers Young Productions. Close out SALE: decorative ornaments for furniture building, legs for tables. E-3 brosborne wood design: Furniture Design, wood working F-1 Glass Graphics: Glass: Etching Sandblasting Filming Signage F-2 Brothers Young Productions , Green Screen room; theatre/films production, Ongoing "shorts" films; G Brothers Young Productions , Stage set :"Galactic Perry's Learning Starship" theatre/films production, Ongoing G-1 Atlanta Art Worx Jewelry Metal Arts Studio - jewelry / metal arts classes and workshops, studio G-1 Dana Ruth Designs - Goldsmith, metalsmith, hand-crafted fine jewelry, by me | for you | by hand G-2 Helen Deramus: Bold encaustic paintings, textural and abstract & also employs the use of silk photographs . SALE ; Student Exhibit H Colonial Stained Glass :stained & fused glass, supplies & classes ; Demos and displays of stained glass, fusing, and mosaics. On Saturday there will be a group making stained glass lampshades. Gift items are available. Classes and workshops. I Nick Cook Woodturner: an Atlanta institution, work showcased world wide, demonstrations J-1 Ehecatl Studio- Vision Bear: Painting, classes; Indian stories, poetry, Drumming .Ehecatl demonstration. Student Exhibit, Demonstrations; SALE K-1 Shane McDonald :Allegorical paintings, figurative images,classes . New work: "Man/Machine" series. K-1 Matthew Craven : painter , sculpture , contemporary pottery L Beads By Design : "Beads of Courage" flame workers gather, Jewelry, flame worked glass, classes, hand crafted jewelry M Cobb Gem & Mineral Society : Lapidary and Mineral Club -also at the gem & mineral show @ Cobb Civic Center N AFX Studios :Special Effects, sculpture , masks, Film industry. Producing special effects for movies and TV series including: "Vampire Diaries", "Teen Wolf" series, feature film "Footloose", "Big Mama's House 3", O Shades Textiles :Hand Dyed Textiles by Stacy Michell, International quilter, artist, author, teacher & lecturer. Where The Artisan Resource Center is tucked away in a huge 43,000 sq ft warehouse building at 585 Cobb Parkway S. ARC has been home to professional artists for over 20 years, with more than 25 studios housed in the center . 585 Cobb Parkway South, just south of the south Marietta Parkway loop contact: 770-423-0049 FROM I-75 1. From I-75 use exit 263 at South Marietta Parkway (Hwy 120 Loop South) 2. Turn West toward Southern Polytech University. (Traveling North on 75, make sure you take the westbound clover leaf.) 3. Make a left on Wylie Road less than a quarter-mile from I-75.(no light, but has it's own turn lane) 4. Make a right into the 4th driveway on right ( you'll see a small sign to the Artisan Resource Center.) 5. Park along the alleyway. Enter by following directional markers at any open studio door. Be sure to get a brochure which has a floorplan with studio names from any participating studio, or, find them in the main hall areas. FROM HWY 41 From Hwy 41, From the south: make a right at the Artisan Resource Center sign, just past McDonals, and before the Hwy 120 South Marietta Parkway Loop From the north, we are on the left, about 1 mile south of the Big Chicken, and about one block south of the Hwy 120 South Marietta Parkway Loop.
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Artists' Market Ongoing throughout the 43,000 sq ft center Great opportunity to obtain one-of-a-kind, or limited edition work by professional artists at great prices! (see participating artists details in listings below) Special Events: Artists' Demonstrations , showings Through out the building Flame-worked beadmaking :Studio L Woodturning: Nick Cook Studio J Stained Glass lampshades Saturday; Glass Fusing, Mosaics: Colonial Stained Glass Studio H Process of Ehcatyl Art: Studio J-1 Pottery on the Wheel, KSU at K-1 Bring Your Sketch Pad, or use ours : Live Costumed models, posing for illustration. Check Schedule for times. Archen, Studio Eb Brothers Young Film Production Studios Tour Continuous, variety of "Shorts" film screenings in F-2 and G Friday, Saturday, Sunday : GreenScreen room: F-2 "Galactic Perry's Learning Starship" Stage sets : G AFX Special Effects Studios Open-tour in studio "N" Recent projects include Special Effects for "Walking Dead","Teen Wolf" "Beads of Courage" Program A Unique Program for Children Coping with Serious Illness Flameworkers from the Atlanta area will spend two days creating glass art beads for the kids at the Aflac Cancer Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Held at Beads By Design: Studio L Poetry, Stories, Drumming & and song Ehecatl Art Ongoing art demonstrations of the Ehecatl Art process during Open House by different students
November Artists' Open Studio Event Friday Nov 18, 6 PM-10 PM (opening) Saturday , Nov 19, 11 am - 6 PM Sunday, Nov 20, 1 PM - 5 PM (The weekend before Thanksgiving) Free Admission* & Parking 43,000 SQ FT FINE & FUNCTIONAL ART CENTER 24+ Professional artists and craftsmen in residence open for this event & showing : Sculpture, Encaustic paintin gs, Fine Jewelry, Photography, Portrait painting, Landscapes , Contemporary painting, Hand-crafted furniture, Contemporary Pottery, Stained Glass, Wood turning, Textiles, Film making, Movie sets Special Exhibit: "Man/Machine" a series of paintings by Shane McDonald, "K-1"
Special student exhibits in many studios throughout building: C-3, E-a, G-2, G-3, H, J, K-1 Kennesaw State University : Students "Vision November Art Show" Juried Exhibit C-2, reception Friday evening, Roaming show:Green wing, E-a, C-2 Pottery on the Wheel Demonstration by one of the students, main hall, K-1 Photography Club Exhibit: Rob Knight Studio C-3