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The Greater Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour 2019
September 20, 21, & 22, 2019 from 10am to 5pm
CALL TO ARTISTS
2019 Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour
September 20, 21 & 22, 2019
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
The Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour is an opportunity for the public to take a self-guided inside look one weekend a year at some of Gig Harbor and the Greater Peninsula area’s finest working artists and craftsmen.
The event is presented to assist local artists in helping them to market their work and gain exposure in the community. It is designed to showcase fine art and craft in the artist’s working environment demonstrating a broad range of media and styles. The tour offers visitors the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the artistic process in a wide range of original work.
Requirements and General Information
Screening for new members is on Saturday, February 16, 2019. Screening will occur at Morso Wine Bar, 9014 Peacock Hill Ave, Gig Harbor, WA. (253-530-3463)
Art drop off will be between 9:45 AM 10:00 AM
Art pickup at 11am
The geographical boundaries for the Studio Tour are: Pierce County West of the Narrows, North of Home on KPN (KPN North) and South of Mullenix Road in the Olalla area of Kitsap County. If your working studio is located in KPS (Key Peninsula South) or you live in the Port Orchard area north of Mullenix Road, you may screen, but must have made prior arrangements to participate in the show at another artist’s studio inside the boundary.
If accepted to the Open Studio Tour you will be asked to:
· Attend 3-5 meetings during the year to plan and implement the tour.
· Participate on at least one of the many committees to facilitate the tour.
· Pay $200 participation fee before or at the first general meeting on February 26, 2019.
· Provide photos or scans of your work, your studio, and yourself for publicity and the OST brochure. These will be due by March 15, 2019 to Brad Stave, our Media Librarian - email@example.com.
· Sign and abide by the Open Studio Participation Agreement posted on this website.
February 9, 2019 digital entries due (inc. application, participation agreement, and photos of work).
February 16, 2019 New artist screening at Morso Wine Bar, drop of 9:45 to 10am.
February 26, 2019 First general meeting at Morso Wine Bar, 5:30 to 8:30pm; $200 participation fee is due by this time.
Dates to be determined 2-3 additional planning and implementation meetings.
September 20-22, 2019 Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour
October timeframe “Wrap-Up” meeting to discuss 2019 Tour and 2020 prospects.
Information on Website on the “Participate” tab:
CONTACT: Mary McInnis @ 360-620-4071 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
OST Website: www.gigharboropenstudiotour.org
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