The Messy Studio with Rebecca Crowell

Episode 196: Open Studio Events: Pros and Cons

November 15th, 2021  •  39 mins 35 secs  •  Download (54.4 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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At some point in their art careers, many artists are offered the opportunity to take part in an Open Studios event or Art Tour in their communities. These events can be lucrative and exciting --and provide many new contacts to help spread the word about your work. They also entail a lot of preparation and time taken away from normal studio life ---and several intensive days of meeting the public and handling all the details of selling work directly during the event. Today we take an inside look at this experience and consider the pros and cons of participating in an Open Studio or Art Tour in your own community.