Artists around the state open their doors

Lesley Heathcote’s painting “Autumn Lights.”  Matt Tell’s rectangle tray. Walter Slowinski throwing a vase.

WINDHAM COUNTY-  The Vermont Craft Council’s Fall Open Studio Tour will include artists in 13 studios and one gallery in the area during Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and 6. Participating studios will be open to the public from 10 am to 5 pm each day, with many sites offering demonstrations as well as the opportunity to purchase art and talk to the professional artists who made it.
Of those artists, seven are members of Brattleboro-West Arts. The area offers a great diversity of artists, craftspeople, and designers who have presented in art and craft shows nationally and internationally.
Tour stops include:  Matthew Tell Pottery, Potters Hill Road, Marlboro; Jason Breen Fine and Custom Woodworking, 1197 Bonnyvale Road, Brattleboro; Namaya Productions, T Namaya, Art, Word, Installation Projects and Performances, 773 Guilford Street, Brattleboro; Vermont Artisan Designs (tour information center), 106 Main Street, Brattleboro; Vitriesse Glass Studio, Lucy Bergamini, glass beads, vessels, ornaments and sculpture, 122 Birge Street, #21, Brattleboro; Zak Grace Glass, handblown glassware, 446 Williams Street, Brattleboro; Lesley Heathcote, pastels of animals and nature, 32 Larkin Street, Brattleboro; Beth Armour, porcelain vessels, 17 Greenhill Parkway, Brattleboro; Orchard Street Pottery, Walter Slowinski, 658 Orchard Street, Brattleboro; Naomi Lindenfeld Clayworks, colored clay pottery, 330 Meadowbrook Road, Brattleboro; Center for Digital Art, Michel Moyse, motionvpaintings, 81 Pleasant Valley Road, Brattleboro; Greg Moschetti, landscapes in oil paint, 623 Kelly Road, Dummerston; Diane Echlin Ceramics, 428 South Wardsboro Road, Newfane; and Vermont Rocks, John and Terry Davis, sports sculptures, 442 South Wardsboro Road, Newfane.
 Profiles of the participating artists and more information can be found at For a complete list and maps of the tour stops visit

The Deerfield Valley News

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