OPEN STUDIOS Art Tour Maps available here! April 13th-14th

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Local residents, students and visitors are invited to participate in a self-guided tour of artists’ studios throughout San Benito County during the San Benito County Arts Council’s annual Open Studios Art Tour on Saturday & Sunday, April 13th& 14thfrom 10 AM- 4 PM. This year’s tour features 48 local artists and artisans and showcases works in painting, photography, pottery & ceramics, stained-glass, jewelry and more!  Open Studios is a great way for locals and out of town visitors to meet the artists, view and purchase original works of art, learn more about the processes of art-making and enjoy a scenic tour throughout San Benito County.

A map of the artists’ studios & the artist directory can be downloaded HERE. Maps are also available at ARTspace at 240 Fifth St. in Downtown Hollister, at the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce, and at the San Juan Bakery.

The Open Studios Art Tour is a family-friendly event, we encourage children to join in the fun! Youth Passports are available and include an Art Tour scavenger hunt. Completed Passports will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win FREE enrollment in a Summer Art Camp.


Please call 831.636.2787 or email for more information about Open Studios.

Here is a full list of the participating artists: Aaron Graves, Alexan Cerna, Allison Barnes, Andrea McCann, Brande Barrett, Christine West, Cindy Blanton, Cindy Couling, Claudia Harden, Darlene Brenneise, Diedre Kmetovic, Dodie Davis, Dustin Kinsley, Dylan Sandstrom, Gayle Sleznick, Georgesse Gomez, Jane Rekedal, Jessica Slater, John Robrock, Kathleen Sheridan, Kathy Ohannesian, Kati Damore, Kelly Anderson, Kent Child, Laurie Tholen, Leslie Rootsaert, Linda Bjornson, Linda Jan Wynne, Louise Roy, Kirti Bassendine, Margie Minogue, Marie Cloughesy, Michaela Graves, Mike Self, Pamela Marshall, Phil Leonard, Reba Oswald, Rhoda Bloom, Ruth Knauff, Sally Diggory, SanDee Adams, Sophie Lastra, Susan Hamilton, Susan Worley, Sylas Jumper, Sylvia Rios, Trudi Burney, and Wyatt Oswald.

Open Studios Art Tour 2019 is sponsored by: California Arts Council, Aromas Hills Artisans, Gayle Sleznick, Georgesse Gomez, Jane Rekedal Pottery, Sally Street Studios, San Benito Bene, and Syrarium Studios.