Annual open studio tour

Carol Ross’s functional pottery.Roger Sandes’s “Still Life with Swimmers.”John Long’s composition in weathered wood.

NEWFANE- The Rock River Artists 27th annual open studio tour will be held on Saturday, July 20, and Sunday,  July  21, from 10 am to 6 pm. The tour features 17 accomplished artists in a range of media from inlay to functional pottery; thread on fabric to collage.
The RRA Open Studio Tour will begin at the old schoolhouse in South Newfane village where participating artists present a gallery exhibition.  Pick up a map of artists’ locations and begin a self-guided tour of studios, all within short driving distance. Free admission.
Artists on the tour include Christine Triebert, photography; Ellen Darrow, pottery; Dan Dewalt, custom furniture; Chris Ericson, furniture and jewelry; Georgie, oil painting; Richard Foye, raku pottery; Steven Meyer, painting;  Roger Sandes, painting and prints; Deidre Scherer, thread on fabric; Matthew Tell, pottery; T. Breeze Verdant, marquetry and inlay; and Mary Welsh, collage. Back after a hiatus are Rich Gillis, metal smith, and John Long, artist in wood. Creating a robust showing within the three villages are, new to the RRA scene, Diane Echlin, potter; Carol Ross, functional modern potter; and Peter Erickson, en passant painter.
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