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Lubbock Arts Alliance presents Take in the Local Color! Lubbock's Artist Studio Tour

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(Press Release)

Thirty-five artists and seven studios will be participating in the 22nd Take In the Local Color! Lubbock’s Artist Studio Tour, November 10-11, 2018. This yearly event gives audiences the unique opportunity to observe artists in their working environments, many of which are in private homes. All participating artists are from Lubbock County and all of the studios are located in Lubbock, Texas. The Studio Tour hours are 10AM-6PM on Saturday, November 10th and Noon – 6PM on Sunday, November 11th.

There will be approximately five artists showcased at each studio location. Artists will be displaying original work in the media of painting, drawing, pottery, fiber, jewelry, leather, glass, wood, photography and sculpture. Demonstrations and performances by local musicians at some studio locations will add to the ambiance and festivity of the event. The Local Color Studio Tour is free and open to the public who are invited to travel on their own from studio to studio to see the artwork.

The seven host studios for the 2018 Local Color Studio Tour are:

  • Linda Jackson Studio, 3909 101st Street
  • Toni Arnett Studio, 9605 Toledo Avenue
  • Melinda Green Harvey Studio, 3520 92nd Street
  • Carol C. Howell Studio, 3224 22nd Street
  • Robert Rogers Studio, 3308 20th Street
  • Ami Hill Home, 3201 25th Street
  • Janet & Gary Schwantz Home, 3015 21st Street

All studios participated in the 2017 event.

New artists participating in the 2018 Local Color Studio Tour are: Renee Steger Simpson, Carol Peterson, Sean Scully, Ron Simons, Donna Rose, Marika Pineda, Roger Holmes, Karla Wardroup. All other artists participated in the 2017 event.

A full color brochure with a map and a list of the artists at each studio is available upon request from the Lubbock Arts Alliance, 806-744-ARTS (2787) or can be downloaded online at

The Lubbock Arts Alliance is a non-profit organization whose mission is to foster the creation, understanding, and enjoyment of the arts. Take in the Local Color! Lubbock’s Artist Studio Tour is a program of the Lubbock Arts Alliance.

This project is made possible in part through a grant from the City of Lubbock, as recommended by Civic Lubbock, Inc. Lubbock's Artist Studio Tour is supported by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and the Helen Jones Foundation.

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