Open Studios starts Joyce Oroz

Hear Ye, hear ye, hitch up the horses, charge up the golf cart, gas up the Cadi because Open Studios starts tomorrow, April 28 and Sunday the 29th,   10:00 to 4:00.  It’s funner than fun, it’s interesting and it’s local for all you Santa Cruz, Monterey, Gilroy folks who don't want to drive too far out of your comfort zone. Just head out to the green hills of Hollister, San Juan Batista and Aromas for a FREE, self-guided tour of studios and workshops where original artwork is being created. Meet the artisans, ask questions and learn about various methods and materials. Don’t forget to shop for the perfect Mother’s Day gift—or just take Mom on the tour with you.

Open Studios Art Tour highlights the work of artists such as Barb Francis, Steve Snyder, Darlene Boyd, Jane Rekedal and Gayle Sleznick and many others, fifteen in all. You are invited to visit artist’s studios in Hollister, San Juan and Aromas. The tour features photography, paintings, sculptures, textiles, handmade jewelry, quilts, stained glass, clay and a rural winery that designs unique, hand-painted labels for their boutique wines.

The Open Studios map and artist directory is available at the Blak Sage Gallery, 727 San Benito Street, and at various artists’ studios and galleries.  You may also download a copy at For more information, please contact Jennifer at 636-2787 or See you there!


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