Open Studio Tours – Portland and Seattle

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Please join us at one or both of the upcoming Open Studio Tours this fall! Guild members and artists skilled in fusing, blowing, stained glass, casting, jewelry, mosaic, and other art forms will have artwork available to purchase, along with demonstrations at some sites. Many of the studios are not normally open to the public, so don’t miss your chance to get a little peek into where the magic happens. Meet the artists, learn about their creative process, and find unique and beautiful items for sale. Get a head start on your holiday shopping list or buy something fabulous for yourself! Tours take place rain or shine.

Visitor enjoying the artwork at Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art Studio in Deer Island OR. It’s in an old schoolhouse: see the marvelous art and the great space where they host weekend glass retreats.

David Smith demonstrating a glass blowing technique at his North Seattle studio during the Glass and Decor Studio Tour and Sale

Portland/Vancouver area: Sept. 30 Oct.1 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The PNW Glass Guild Open Studios Tour features 23 artists at 9 sites in the area. Print out the flyer and map to plan your visit. Be sure to complete the form to enter a drawing for a $50 credit towards a piece of artwork. Print out or pick up a flyer at your first site and get it signed by 6 participating artists from at least 4 different sites. Drop off the signed flyer at the last site you visit and you will be contacted about a week later if you are the lucky winner!

Please print and share the flyer and the locations map to help us generate publicity :

or share the event link: https://www.pnwglassguild.org/event/portland-open-studios-23/

Participating member artists include:

1) Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art
IS NOT ABLE TO PARTICIPATE

2) Shirley Bishop
36311 SE 3rd Circle, Washougal WA
Guests: Gail Haskett, Kate Nicklos,
Linda Roman

3) Evan Burnette
866 N Columbia Blvd, Portland OR

4) Lyn Kennison
6644 NE 22 Ave, Portland OR
Guests: Lesley Kelly, Sondra Radcliffe, Margie Rieff

5) Rosalind Cooper
14795 SW Kilchis Street, Beaverton OR

6) Linda Gerrard
8400 SW Maverick Terrace, Beaverton OR
Guest: Dianne Muhly

7) Margaret Eagle
17380 SW Hillsboro Hwy, Sherwood OR

8) Carlyne Lynch
6890 Molalla Bend Road, Wilsonville OR
Guests: Rose McBride, Greta Schneider

9) Mitzi Kugler
4970 Bonnet Dr, West Linn OR


North Seattle: October 14 – 15 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Purchase items to enliven and beautify your home at the Glass and Decor Studio Tour and Sale from more than 20 artists at 6 sites in north Seattle. Glass, ceramic, wood, and mixed media artists will be present. Most sites have demos of some sort explaining how the art is made.

You will also have a chance to win a piece of art at each site you visit. Simply fill out the form at each site at which you want to enter that site’s drawing. Each site will contact their lucky winner on Sunday at 5:00 pm and make arrangements for you to pick up your prize. Our Glass And Decor Studio Tour is part of Refract, the Seattle area’s 4-day celebration of glass.

See GlassAndDecor.com for more information or to print out the map to plan your visit.

Participating PNW Glass Guild member artists include:

1) Charles Friedman
2841 NW 70th St

2) Blowing Sands Studio/David Smith 5805 14th Ave NW

3) Karen Seymour
5415 Greenwood Ave N
Guests: Lael Bennett, Kathy Johnson, Debbie Marchione

4) Janiene Fitzpatrick
204 N 73rd St

5) Fred Buxton & Sandy Spear
7001 Roosevelt Wy NE

6) Bridget Culligan
5419 Kensington Pl N


Here are a few images from previous tours to whet your appetite.

Mitzi Kugler showing her torch-working and fusing artistry in her West Linn OR studio

Carlyne Lynch’s Wilsonville OR studio will have both colorful art and fun projects for you

Margaret Eagle’s Sherwood OR studio is in an old stable that gives lots of room to look at glass.

Linda Gerarrd shows visitors the backroom of her Beaverton OR Studio where the magic happens.

Karen Seymour’s artwork on display at her north Seattle Studio during the Glass and Decor Studio Tour and Sale
During the Glass and Decor Studio Tour Bridget Culligan’s owls surveyed the visitors.