International Glendale Open Studio Tour
May 29 2004
GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA.- International Glendale – Open Studio Tour
takes place in the City of Glendale on Sunday, June 6 from 10:00am to
4:00pm. To date, 92 artists will have displays set up in 51 homes,
galleries, studios and arts organizations exhibiting painting,
sculpture, collage, photography, and ceramics throughout the greater
Glendale area. Visitors will be able to meet, interact with, and
see the work being produced by Glendale’s widely diverse artists and
Frank Gladstone, Chairperson for the Arts and Culture Commission
says the response from the art community has been tremendous. “What
a great response, especially for a first time event,” says Gladstone.
“We estimated that we might have 20 artists, but to have 92 sign up is
fantastic!” The goal of the event is introduce the greater community
to the many artists working in Glendale in studios and non-traditional
spaces, such as living rooms, garages, and storefronts. Artworks will
be available for purchase.
The City of Glendale Arts and Culture Commission, the event producer
and sponsor, will be selling maps to the locations from their offices
in Brand Studios, located on the ground floor of Brand Library at
1601 W. Mountain (between Western and Grandview). Location maps will
be for sale for $10.00 from Brand Studios between 10:00am and 3:30pm.
Some of the participating organizations include Patrick’s CafÇ, which
will feature an exhibition of Philippine artists organized by Zen
Lopez, while “A Noise Within” will set up an exhibition of costumes.
The Alex Theatre will host six artists in the forecourt and Harvest
Gallery will show contemporary Armenian artists.