The variety of artwork and all this beautiful countryside is a perfect combination.
—Craig Sklar, video producer
PREVIEW RECEPTION5 – 9pm, November 3
I felt privileged meeting people interested in art and talking with them about my vision of what I do.
—Janet Ellis, artist
The real success here is what was shared and the connections made.
—Jennifer Williams, Open Studios director
Enjoy the tour
I was impressed with the curiosity of visitors as to process and aesthetic response.
—Susan Williams, photographer
Come on in
There seems to be a palpable hunger for art and culture north of the Columbia River. In conjunction with my mailing list, I had a very economically successful weekend.
—Jill Mayberg, artist
ABOUT THE TOUR
Clark County Open Studios is a free self-guided tour where local artists open their studios to the public and share how, why and where their art is created. This is a unique opportunity to visit artists and artisans, view diverse works and buy pieces specifically created or made available for this event.
Clark County Open Studios Tour
November 11-12, 2017
To get an advance look at the work of each artist, be sure to join us at the preview exhibition and artists' reception. You'll be able to meet the artists, pick up a guidebook, and plan your personalized tour to see the studios of your choice. This year, the CAVE, an exciting new experimental art space, has graciously provided the venue. Music thanks to UpFront Band. Handcrafted beer generously provided by Trusty Brewing.
Preview Exhibition and Reception:
108 East Evergreen Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98660
First Friday, November 3, 2017
5 pm – 9 pm
Printed guides will be available at our sponsor locations and at the preview reception. You can also download and view an online guide with live links to artists' websites or check out each artist on the website to customize your tour. See last year's guidebook.
A program of Arts of Clark County, Open Studios is an annual juried art event designed to enhance community awareness of talented local artists while enriching the cultural life of Clark County neighborhoods.
Herschel McGraw, owner/director of Gallery 903. Portland, OR
Kicki Masthem, artist and professor at Portland Community College and Multnomah Arts Center, Portland, OR