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October Issue 2003

Greenville, SC's Open Studios Project Set for Nov. 21-23, 2003

The second Greenville Open Studios Project will be held on Nov. 21-23, 2003. Open Studios is a self-directed studio tour featuring Greenville, SC, visual artists at work in their studios. Admission is free.

This year's tour hours have been expanded to include a Friday night. Hours for the tour are: Fri., Nov. 21, 6-9pm; Sat., Nov. 22, 10am-6pm; and Sun., Nov. 23, noon-6pm.

Open Studios will feature 57 area artists with studios located within a 15-mile radius of downtown Greenville during the free weekend event. The Open Studios Project is designed to give the public the opportunity to visit artist studios and interact with artists while they work. In addition to seeing an artist's finished work, the visitor is able to observe the artistic process of creating the work.

Samples of each participating artist's work will be available for viewing at the Metropolitan Arts Council Gallery, located at 16 Augusta Street. The Open Studios Exhibit will be up from Nov. 10, 2003 through Jan. 5, 2004. Gallery hours are 8am-5pm, Mon.-Fri.

Event catalogues featuring maps to the individual studios and samples of the artists' work will be available at the MAC Gallery and from the Greenville News.

This year's participating artists are: Randolph Armstrong, Els Balsa, Eric Benjamin, Carl Blair, Patti Brady, Jane Todd Butcher, Jim Campbell, Sharon Campbell, Bob Chance, Steven Chapp, Bill & Pam Clark, Daniel Cvammen, Greg Flint, Paul Flint, Tom Flowers, Phil Garrett, Suzanne Greene, Lynn Greer, Glenda Guion, Diane Hopkins-Hughs, Rebecca Jonas, Erin Jones, Diane Kilgore Condon, Dabney Mahanes, Joanna McCauley, Michael McDunn, Glen Miller, Erin Moore, Russ Morin, Alice Ballard Munn, Ken & Janet Ries, Judy Sahms, Grace Scherer, Janet Searfoss, Julie Shabkie, Donna Shank, Kim Sholly, Ric Standridge, David Starzec, Barbara St. Denis, Guy Stevens, Rebecca Stockham, Jo Ann Taylor, Alexia Timberlake, Carole Tinsley, Barbara Van Gelderen, Jason Waggoner, Katie Walker, Zan Wells, Janette Wesley, John West, Jean Wilder, Joel Wilkinson, Lu Wixon, Frances Woodside, Douglas Young, and Thomas Zumbach.

The Metropolitan Arts Council was formed in 1973 to stimulate and support artistic expression and to provide programs that enrich all citizens, artists, cultural organizations and communities of the metropolitan upstate.

For more information check our SC Institutional Gallery listings, call the MAC office at 864/467-3132, or on the web at (www.greenvillearts.com)

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