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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 20,21,& 22 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.

2015 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.
Hand built gift ornaments, craftsman style

C-1  Out of Box Theatre :Concluding nights for "Company". Shorts, Singing, Skits. Pick up tickets for the two Dec shows: 
“Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol”, and the adults only “Santa After Hours"
       All three days

C-3  Jane Mason Art :Fine Artist, oils and various mediums producing figurative and portrait paintings.
Open all 3 days.

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

E -1  "Finished" Judy Neukrug Traditional glazes, Limewash,  Dimensional stenciling, Faux bois, Gilding, Textures,
  Open Friday Night only.

E-2   Rip Potter Design Studio: Drawings

E-3  NEW LED Luminocity ; Set Design and Special Effects Production Services. Entertainment throughout building: dance performance                “moments", and  live body art painting vignettes;
      LED Luminocity Facebook

E-4  NEW Anne Dosso Powell; Contemporary Painting,
       Open all three 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 Sunday only

G-1 Dana Ruth Designs - Jewelry, Goldsmith, metalsmith, hand-crafted fine jewelry, by me | for you | by hand .
      Open Sunday only 

G-2   Ehecatl Studio- Vision Bear: Painting, classes; ongoing art  demonstrations "Foot by Foot" .
        Open all 3 days Facebook link;

H      NEW Marcus Ryan -Hand colored fine art photography  contemporary still life .
       Open Sunday only  1-5pm.

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

J       Jere Brookshire- Large and small scale architectural sculpture, design, fabrication.
Open All three days

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

J-2   By Design & Associates- Graphic design,
       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
       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, and limited Sunday opening

O  & O-1    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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2015 Fall Open Studio Event

Friday Nov 20, 6 PM-10 PM
(Reception, Art Party opening)
Saturday , Nov 21, 11 am - 6 PM
Sunday, Nov 22, 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)

20+ 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,
Quilting Arts,
Theatre, Movie sets

New Artists:
LED Luminosity" E-3"
Anne Dosso Powell "E-4"
Marcus Ryan Studios  "H"

Special Events & Demonstrations:
Ongoing through out event

Special Event E-3 & throughout building
Interactive, immersive theater and choreographed “moments”  around the halls and property;  dance performance “moments", and  live body art painting vignettes  from
"LED Luminocity"
Details updated closer to event.

Special Event: G-2
"Foot by Foot"
A series of works by resident artist Vision Bear, and students, all done in a 12" x 12" format, with special Holiday prices starting at $48
(all prices are also divisible by 12!)

Drumming , Singing, Story-telling
Proceeds fund student art supplies


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

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

Mono-Print Demos:
Sylvia Molina's Studio "J-1"
Helen Deramus' Studio "L1"

Woodturning in Nick Cook's Studio:  "I"

Out of Box Theatre C-1

Theratre performances Nov 6-22
Ongoing Short Skits, Singing.
Current musical:"Company" ends  Sunday , 11-22.
Pick up discount tickets for  December holiday shows -
"A Dickens Christmas Carol: A Traveling Travesty in Two Tumultous Acts,"
and the adults only “Santa After Hours."

Special Event:N
Special Effects Studio tour, Saturday:
AFX Studios (Walking Dead, Teen Wolf, etc)
Artist/Sculptor Andre Freitas
Stan King, Craftsman style birdhouses
Craftsman style gift items, lighting, bird houses; Stan King (A-2)
Paintings, Pastel; Shane McDonald (K-1)
New Artist: Marcus Ryan Studios (H)
Jane Mason ( C-3)
Sylvia Molina (J-1)
Neon: Jere Brookshire (J)
"Finished" Faux finisher ( E-1)
Shades Hand Dyed Textiles & Quilting Arts (O)
"Foot by Foot" 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)
New Artist: LED LUMINOCITY; Studio E-3
Gail Tribble (E)
Out of Box Theatre (C-1)
New Artist: Anne Dosso Powell (E-4)