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Artist studios invite the public into their studios during 7th annual Fall into Winter Tour

Nov 07, 2017
Taylor Backes Glass Studio and Galleries

Artists and galleries in Barto, Boyertown, and Oley will open their spaces to the public for the seventh annual “Fall Into Winter Tour” the weekend before Thanksgiving, November 18-19, 2017, from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Featured along with fine art and fine craft studios are venues offering the artistry of Mother Nature: food and beverage products from the area’s orchards, gardens, and farms.

Participating artists and galleries include the founder of the studio tour Linda Rohrbach- Austerberry and her friends artist Gail Fronheiser, woodworker Ken Burton, and jewelry designer Angela Colasanti in Barto; in Boyertown, Studio B Fine Art Gallery featuring an exhibit entitled “Larger Than Life”; Frecon Farms and The Other Farm and Forge; Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery and Studio showcasing over 200 American fine crafters; Taylor Backes Glass Studio and Gallery;and in Oley, Clay On Main.

The stops include gift-able items, fine art, home décor, and local culinary art and beverages. All work is for sale. There will also be special events at several locations; tour-goers are encouraged to visit for the latest details, a complete list of participating artists and events, driving directions, and tour map.

During the tour, visitors will receive a ticket at each venue they visit that can be entered into a special drawing for hand-crafted items or gift certificates donated by the participating artists or venues.

“I love how this has grown,” offers Rohrbach-Austerberry. “We have so much fun with this every year, and I’m really looking forward to sharing our work with everyone who stops by.”

Lyn Camella-Rich of Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery and Studio suggests, “We’re always excited to show our facility and the work of hundreds of artists. The annual ‘Fall into Winter Tour’ allows you to finish your holiday shopping early with everything from pottery and glass to paintings and jewelry while supporting the talents of local artists in your communities.”

The hours of the tour are 10 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, November 18 and 19, 2017. Maps of the tour sites are available by e-mail, Facebook, on websites of participating venues, and at participating studios.

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