A.R.C.'s Open Studio event, is one of two annual opportunities for public access to the center. On November 16, 17, 18 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.
2012 PARTICIPATING ARTISTS INCLUDE:
2012 PARTICIPATING ARTISTS INCLUDE: (Updated frequently)
A-2 Stan King : bird houses & lighting , Story Telling, Hand made craftsman style Tree ornaments.
C-2 Gail Tribble Art: Portraits, figure studies, and "Running Through History" travelogue art.
Ea Maya Stein, Absract architectural painting
E -b Art by Archen: Airbrush on canvas & skin, Casting one and two part molds, Life casting and latex masks,Oil &
E-2 Rip Potter Design Studio:. Special Sculptures , Close out SALE: decorative ornaments for furniture
building, legs for tables.
F-1 Glass Graphics: Glass: Etching Sandblasting Filming Signage
F-2 Brothers Young Productions, Green Screen room; theatre/films production, Ongoing "shorts" films;
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. Open Friday eve and Saturday only.
I Nick Cook Woodturner: an Atlanta institution, work showcased world wide, demonstrations
J-1 Ehecatl Studio- Vision Bear: Painting, classes; stories, poetry, Drumming .Ehecatl demonstration. Student
Exhibit, Demonstrations; SALE
K-1 Shane McDonald :Allegorical paintings, figurative images,classes . New work, Great opportunity for his work at the silent auction. www.shanemcdonaldstudios.com
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
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",
Open Saturday, & Sunday (possibly Friday eve)
O Shades Textiles:Hand Dyed Textiles by Stacy Michell, International quilter, artist, author, teacher & lecturer.
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
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.
Ongoing throughout the 43,000 sq ft center
One-of-a-kind, limited edition work, and gift items by
New releases, and some close outs!
(see participating artists details in listings below)
Artists' Demonstrations , showings
Through out the building
Flame-worked beadmaking :Studio L
Woodturning: Nick Cook Studio J
Process of Ehcatyl Art: Studio J-1
Portraiture in Process from Live Models
Gail Tribble, C-2
Portraiture, figure studies,
"Running Through History" travelogue
Archen Studios: E-b
Casting and Air Brush:
Airbrush on canvas & skin
Casting one and two part molds
Life casting and latex masks
Oil & Acrylic painting.
Brothers Young Film Production Studios Tour
Continuous, variety of "Shorts" film screenings in F-2
Friday, Saturday, Sunday :
GreenScreen room: F-2
AFX Special Effects Studios Open-tour
in studio "N"
(Possibly Friday eve)
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
Ongoing art demonstrations of the Ehecatl Art process during Open House by different students
November Artists' Open Studio Event
Friday Nov 16, 6 PM-10 PM (opening)
Saturday , Nov 17, 11 am - 6 PM
Sunday, Nov 18, 1 PM - 5 PM
(The weekend before Thanksgiving)
Free Admission* & Parking
43,000 SQ FT FINE & FUNCTIONAL ART CENTER
19+ Professional artists and craftsmen in residence open for this event & showing :
Sculpture, Encaustic paintings, Fine Jewelry,
Photography, Portrait painting, Landscapes ,
Hand-crafted furniture, Contemporary Pottery,
Stained Glass, Wood turning, Textiles,
Film making, Movie sets
Special student exhibits in many studios throughout building