Lenoir, NC – Caldwell Arts Council invites you to see the works of over 80 artisans and crafters during this year’s Art Around Caldwell Studio Tour on Saturday, July 13, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pick up a Studio Tour guide at any site, and plan to visit all six locations!

1 – CALDWELL ARTS COUNCIL will have over 50 artists represented in the Caldwell Visual Artists Competition. Additional artists on-site that day will include Ellen Ball (Hickory metalsmith with enameled and forged metal jewelry and small wall pieces), RLB Hartmann (wide range of materials and a variety of works), Leslie Macon (her love for the natural world shows in her jewelry and paintings), Colette Shomaker (oil, watercolor, alcohol ink, photography, jewelry and fly tying for trout fishing), and Varian Swieter (creator of “Get-a-Grip” stoneware – functional pottery which is fun and a pleasure to use). Demos provided.

2 – WAITSEL SMITH: Art Gallery, Studio, Lessons – 1419 Poplar St NW, Lenoir; Waitsel.com
“Landscape Portraits” and “The Advertising Image” are two descriptions of his work. Student artwork will also be on display. Demos provided.

3 – FRYE ART STUDIO & FOLK KEEPER GALLERY – 902 West Ave, Lenoir; folkkeepergallery.com
Folk Keeper is a folk art gallery and antique store in historic downtown Lenoir, representing regional folk artists and their stories. Demos provided.

4 – THERESA GLOSTER – 1507 Old North Road, Lenoir.
Theresa is a ‘memory artist’ – surfaces throughout her home are painted with her memories of home and family. Always something new to see!

5 – BLACK PUG POTTERY, SALLY TATHAM & REBECCA REIFF – 2712 Pheasant Run St., Lenoir. Blackpugpottery.com
Handcrafted stoneware designed with the pet lover in mind! We make cups, mugs, bowls, plates, tombs for pet ashes, and much, much more.

6 – RED AWNING GALLERY – HUB Station Arts & Business Center, 145 Cedar Valley Rd., Hudson; Facebook: The Red Awning Gallery

This non-profit gallery features 14 artists in every medium, with affordable arts and gifts.

All details are available at cdarts.co/studiotour

The Caldwell Arts Council is located at 601 College Ave SW, Lenoir; 828-754-2486; www.caldwellarts.com.