A.R.C.'s Open Studio event, is one of two annual opportunities for public access to the center. On November 22,23 & 24 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 and film production.
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 since 1986, with more than 25 studios housed in the center .
585 Cobb Parkway South, 30060, 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.
STUDIOS WORKSHOPS SHOWROOMS
ARTISAN RESOURCE CENTER
2013 Fall Open Studio Event
Friday Nov 22, 6 PM-10 PM
(Reception, Art Party opening)
Saturday , Nov 23, 11 am - 6 PM
Sunday, Nov 24, 1 PM - 5 PM
(The weekend before Thanksgiving)
Free Admission* & Parking
(exception is Theatre performance)
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,
Portrait painting, Landscapes ,
Hand-crafted furniture, Contemporary Pottery,
Flame worked Glass, Wood turning, Textiles,
Theatre, Movie sets
Jon Blumenaus C-2
J Rishel Woodworks K
Out of Box Theatre C-1
Find some old favorites-Artists relocated in the center:
Helen Deramus: L-1
Vision Bear G-2
Stacy Michell, Shades Hand Dyed Fabrics: H & O
"Fire in the Night"
Metal forging in courtyard with
Guest Artist Corrina Sephora Mensoff
Metal forging:Friday Night, Sat 1-6, Sun 1-5
Flame-Worked glass demos at Beads by Design "L"
Ongoing through out event
Hot Wax Encaustic painting demo at
Helen Deramus' Studio "L1"
Ongoing throughout event
Silver Smith/ Jewelry demos at Dana Ruth Studios "G1"
Artists throughout the center showcase their work-if you think you missed a studio in the 43,000 square foot facility-this is a place to visit. Maps to find the studios and samplings of the artists work will be displayed here.