A.R.C.'s Open Studio event, is one of the few opportunities for public access to the center. On November 16th,17th, and 18th, 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.
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.
contact: 770-423-0049, 404-457-5414
1. From I-75 use exit 263 at South Marietta Parkway (Hwy 120 Loop South)
2. Turn West toward Kennesaw State 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, or if entering near the Bowling alley-parking is available at the rear of that parking lot as well. Enter Art Center 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, find them in the main hall areas, or E-Wing :Gallery ARC Collective.
STUDIOS WORKSHOPS SHOWROOMS
ARTISAN RESOURCE CENTER
2018 Fall Open Studio Event
Friday November 16, 6 PM-10 PM
( Art Party, Reception opening)
Saturday , November 17, 11 am - 6 PM
Sunday, November 18, 1 PM - 5 PM *
* check listing below for Artists not open Sunday
(The weekend before Thanksgiving)
Free Admission & Parking
43,000 SQ FT FINE & FUNCTIONAL ART CENTER
Ongoing throughout the 43,000 sq ft center
One-of-a-kind, limited edition work, and gift items
New releases, and some close-outs!
(see participating artists details in listings below)
24+ 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,
Special Effects, Theatre, Movie sets
Welcome New Artists:
Erin Henry: Contemporary Abstract Paintings
Laurie Henry: Seascapes, Still life Paintings
Tonya Leach: P and L Handwovens Weaving, Textile Fiber Arts
"Atelier K-2" : Shannon Meadows, Paintings
Special Events & Demonstrations:
Ongoing through out event
Out of Box TheatreC-1
Friday night the Theatre opens its' doors
to the public with free
Saturday, Noon - 4:
Short plays and readings from original scripts by the Out of Box Crew
Special Event Saturday : AFX Studios, N
Special Effects Studio tour, Saturday:
AFX Studios (Walking Dead, Captain America, Civil War, etc)
Artist/Sculptor Andre Freitas
Special Exhibition: "It's All About Color"
Helen DeRamus' Studio L-1
Four artists will be featured in Helen DeRamus Studio during Open House:
Lyn DeRamus, photographs,
Irene Bernhardt, Angie Dachs and Barbara Wilensky, paintings
Ongoing: Beads by Design ; Studio "L"
(20th Anniversary events)
Live portraiture in oils from a clothed model
Studio K-1 Shane McDonald
Weaving on the Loom
P and L Handwovens, Tonya Leach: Studio E
Working on the bench- Jewelry Making
Throughout event: Dana Ruth : Studio G-1
Prizes of original works; Drawing occurs Sunday.
Taylor Cox E-4 and Mary Jane Huegel E-1
2 works created during Open House
Each Artist will start a painting in their own studios, and then
switch canvases to complete the work. This idea came from a recent project
they both worked on where they brought their very distinctive styles
to the canvas for a client.
Door prize: Drop an entry card into the box at either studio
for a chance to win one of these pieces.
Gallery ARC Collective;
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.