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A.R.C.'s Open Studio event,  is one of the few opportunities for public access to the center. On November 21,22,& 23 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.

2014 PARTICIPATING ARTISTS INCLUDE: (Updated  frequently)
(link to artists found at: )

Final hours posted for each Studio on Nov 20, noted if not  participating all 3 days

E Wing Gallery ARC Collective . Special event.  If you think you missed a studio- this is the place to explore!
      Work from artists in the center, Maps. Open all 3 days.

A-2    Stan King : craftsman style bird houses & lighting , Story Telling. Open all 3 days.
  Reverse Auction of etching

C     Jon Blumenaus Art :flowing organic liquid formations of layered, intermingled textures and color
achieved through innovative expressive acrylic application techniques. New Location!
Limited Openind throughout the event

C-1  Out of Box Theatre :Short skits and improv. Pick up tickets for the two Dec 5-20 shows: 
“Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol”, and the adults only “Santa After Hours"

C-3  NEW Jane Mason Art :Fine Artist, oils and various mediums producing figurative and portrait paintings.
Special Series: Pleinair paintings: "Trip to South Korea";
Open all 3 days.

E    Gail Tribble Art:  Portraiture; Life sketches.
Friday & Saturday only

E -1   NEW "Finished" Judy Neukrug Traditional glazes, Limewash,  Dimensional stenciling, Faux bois, Gilding, Textures,
  Friday Night, Sat,11-3; Closed Sunday.

E-2   Rip Potter Design Studio:. Special Sculptures , work in miniature;   SALE:   Open all 3 days.

F-1   Glass Graphics: Glass:  Etching  Sandblasting  Filming  Signage; Open all 3 days

G     Brothers Young Productions:  Film production company. Green Screen film production support;

G-1  Atlanta Art Worx Jewelry Metal Arts Studio - jewelry / metal arts classes and workshops, studio
rental, tools, and supplies . Open all 3 days

G-1 Dana Ruth Designs - Goldsmith, metalsmith, hand-crafted fine jewelry, by me | for you | by hand .Open all 3 days 

G-2   Ehecatl Studio- Vision Bear: Painting, classes; ongoing art  demonstrations "Emergence" Masks . Open all 3 days

H      Carol Roddenberry: contemporary landscapes, and  contemporary still life . Open all 3 days.

I       Nick Cook Woodturner: an Atlanta institution, work showcased world wide, demonstrations through out event. Gift items.Open all 3

J      NEW: Jere Brookshire- Large and small scale architectural sculpture, design, fabrication.
Open Saturday & Sunday only

J-1   NEW:Sylvia Avilia Molina- Mono-Prints, Fine Artist,  figurative images. Open all three days

K-1   Shane McDonald : Allegorical paintings, figurative images, classes . New work. Open all 3 days.

K-1   Matthew Craven : painter , sculpture , contemporary pottery. Open all 3 days.

L      Beads By Design : Flame worked  beads, Jewelry, flame worked glass, classes, hand  crafted jewelry. Demos, Bead Embroidered
canvases.  Open all 3 days.

L-1   Helen Deramus: Bold encaustic paintings,  textural and abstract & also employs the use of silk photographs .  Open All 3 days.  

N    AFX Studios :Special Effects, sculpture , masks, Film industry. Producing special effects  for movies and TV series
      including: "Vampire Diaries", "Teen Wolf" series," "Walking Dead", "X Men"
      Open Saturday, Limited Sunday

O  & H    Shades Textiles:Hand Dyed Textiles by Stacy Michelle, International quilter, artist, author, teacher  & lecturer.   Open All 3 days

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

contact: 770-423-0049


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 the south:  make a right at the Artisan Resource Center sign, just past McDonalds, 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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2014 Fall Open Studio Event

Friday Nov 21, 6 PM-10 PM
(Reception, Art Party opening)
Saturday , Nov 22, 11 am - 6 PM
Sunday, Nov 23, 1 PM - 5 PM

(The weekend before Thanksgiving)

Free Admission & Parking


Artists' Market
Ongoing throughout the 43,000 sq ft center

One-of-a-kind, limited edition work, and gift items
by professional artists.
New releases, and some close outs!

(see participating artists details in listings below)

22 Professional artists and craftsmen in residence
open for this event & showing :
Sculpture, Encaustic paintings, Fine Jewelry,
Portrait painting, Landscapes , Mono-prints,
Contemporary painting,
Hand-crafted furniture, Contemporary Pottery,
Flame worked Glass, Wood turning, Textiles,
Theatre, Movie sets

5 New Artists:
Jere Brookshire: J
Finished (Judy Neukrug) E-2
Sylvia Molina: J-1
Jane Mason: C-2
Carol Roddenberry: H

Special Events:
Ongoing through out event

Flame-Worked glass  demos at Beads by Design "L"

Hot Wax Encaustic painting demo at
Helen Deramus' Studio "L1"

Silver Smith/ Jewelry demos at Dana Ruth's Studio "G1"
(Ongoing, and observe classes Sunday)

Mono-Print Demos at Sylvia Molina's Studio "J-1"

Life Drawing Demo in Gail Tribble's Studio : "E"

Woodturning in Nick Cook's Studio:  "I"

Mask Making Process in Ehecatl Art Studio: " G-2"

Textile Workshops at Shades Hand Dyed Textiles Studio "O"

Out of Box Theatre C-1
Sample acting classes for children and adults :
Saturday, 11 am- 3 PM. 
Mini-performances throughout the weekend,
including Improv Comedy and select scenes from
past and future shows.
Pick up discount tickets for  December holiday shows -
"Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol,"
and the adults only “Santa After Hours."

Special Event: A-2
"Reverse Auction” : An etching will be auctioned off:
Price starts @$1000. and price is slashed  throughout the event , until sold

Special Event:N
Special Effects Studio tour, Saturday:
AFX Studios

Stan King, Craftsman style birdhouses
"Winter Song" Helen Deramus Encaustic, expanded to stydio L-1
Craftsman style gift items, bird houses; Stan King (A-2)
Paintings, Pastel; Shane McDonald (K-1)
New Artist: Carol Roddenberry (H)
New Artist: Jane Mason ( C-3)
New Artist: Sylvia Molina (J-1)
New Artist: Jere Brookshire (J)
New Artist: "Finished" Faux finisher ( E-1)
Shades Hand Dyed Textiles (O)
Spiritual Mask making: Ehecatl Art Studios (G-2)

Gallery ARC Collective; E wing
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.
Showcasing Flame-worked Glass, Sculpture, Encaustic paintings, Fine Jewelry, Portrait painting, Landscapes, Contemporary painting, Hand-crafted furniture, Contemporary Pottery, Wood turnings, Textiles

Jewelry, Dana Ruth (G-1)
Encaustic (Hot wax) Painting Demo : Helen Deramus (L-1)
Glass Graphics (F-1)
Gift items, Hand turned vessels; Woodturning Demos; Nick Cook (I)
Flame worked items, jewelry;Beads by Design (L)