2013 Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour


The Center for the Arts presents
Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour of Nevada County
October 5-6, and 12-13, 2013

Click HERE to download our Tour Guide and Map.

Tour 74 local artists in 34 studios the first two weekends in October and see where art is made, displayed, and enjoyed in Nevada County. Start at The Center for the Arts’ Preview Exhibit and view each artists’ work in person, plan your tour, buy art, and support The Center for the Arts.

View and purchase original work in a wide variety of media and styles, watch live demonstrations, observe works in progress, and learn about an art process from concept to completion and experience first-hand how, why, and where art is created.

Also visit Grass Valley and Nevada City’s farmer’s markets, local restaurants, downtown tasting rooms, vintage and curated shops, scenic hikes, and the live music at The Center to see what inspires creativity, community-mindedness, and artistic expression that resonates through our towns.

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PLAN YOUR TOUR!
Click HERE to download our Tour Guide and Map with artist listings, maps, and additional information to complete your Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour experience, now it’s up to you to create your itinerary. With 34 studios to visit, plus downtown art galleries, tasting rooms, restaurants, unique shops, scenic trails, historic sites, farmer’s markets, brilliant fall colors, and live music at The Center for the Arts, we’re confident that you will draw up an amazing tour!

Start your tour at The Center for the Arts free preview exhibit October 3 – 13 artist reception Thursday, October 3, 6:00 – 9:00PM.  Meet the artists, view their work, plan your tour, buy art, preview upcoming shows, youth workshops, and support.

The Center is located at 314 West Main Street in downtown Grass Valley.

You can also pick up a fall colors tour guide + companion at:
The Center for the Arts
Art Works Gallery
ASiF Studios
Green Light

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WAYNE MUMMA
Raku, Ceramic, Steel & Wood
23340 Soili Rd (South County). From Hwy 49N/S, take Lime Kiln Rd west. Turn L on Wolf Rd, L on McCourtney Rd, L on Perimeter Rd, R on Soili Rd.
530-268-8207

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KATIE WOLFF 
Oil & Acrylic
11630 Bernadine Ct, GV (Alta Sierra). From Hwy 49N/S, turn on Alta Sierra Dr. Turn R to stay on Alta Sierra Dr. Turn R on Lower Cir.(From Dog Bar Rd, turn on Alta Sierra, L on Lower Cir). Then L on Bernadine Ct to end.

530-477-7680 • katiewolffstudio.com


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CARIN BROOKS
Acyrlic Painting & Gourd Art
11630 Bernadine Ct, GV (Alta Sierra).
See previous listing for directions.
530-520-0631 • wild4artgroup.com

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JAY GORDIN
Knife Maker
11630 Bernadine Ct, GV (Alta Sierra).
See previous listing for directions.
530-477-7680 • jaybearknives.com


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Abstract Acrylic & Pastel
11630 Bernadine Ct, GV (Alta Sierra).
See previous listing for directions.
530-273-7339


 

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KARA ASILANIS
Acrylic Painting
11630 Bernadine Ct, GV (Alta Sierra).
See previous listing for directions.
530-277-3319 • blacklionart.com


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ROSEMARY STOKES
Jewelry
11630 Bernadine Ct, GV (Alta Sierra).
See previous listing for directions.
530-274-8772


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MICHAEL LARSON
Garden Art
11630 Bernadine Ct, GV (Alta Sierra).
See previous listing for directions.
530-268-1990


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Functional Stoneware Pottery
11379 Ball Rd, GV (Alta Sierra). From Hwy 49N/S, turn on Alta Sierra Dr. When Alta Sierra Dr turns R, stay straight to continue on Ball Rd.
530-273-0316


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GLENN HUSTED
Sculpture & Functional Pottery
14814 Maidu Trail, PV (Penn Valley). Take Hwy 20W towards Penn Valley. At light, turn L on Penn Valley Dr (5.5 mi). Turn L on Indian Springs Rd (1.5mi). Turn R on Maidu Trail, go 1mi. Studio on right.
530-274-9844 • glennhusted.com


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CHIC LOTZ
Functional Ceramics
12569 McCourtney Rd, GV. From Hwy 49 N/S, take Hwy 20 W/Empire St exit towards Marysville. Take Mill St exit, turn R. Turn R on McCourtney Rd. On left, 1 mile past fairgrounds.
530-274-8185 • potterypoet.com


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MINDY OBERNE
Photography
12569 McCourtney Rd, GV. From Hwy 49 N/S, take Hwy 20 W/Empire St exit towards Marysville. Take Mill St exit, turn R. Turn R on McCourtney Rd. On left, 1 mile past fairgrounds.
530-273-3033 • antarcticaphotography.net


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ROGER LEWIS
Photography
12569 McCourtney Rd, GV.
See previous listing for directions.
530-273-3033 • antarcticaphotography.net


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JANET ZEERYP
Mixed Media
12092 McCourtney Rd, GV. From Hwy 49 N/S, take Hwy 20 W/Empire St exit towards Marysville. Take Mill St exit, turn R. Turn R on McCourtney. Go 1 mi past fairgrounds, turn R on Orion, follow signs to studio.
530-559-7648


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DUGAN ESSICK
Custom Wood Furniture
15087 Lost Ln, GV. From Hwy 49 N/S, take Hwy 20 W/Empire St exit towards Marysville. Take Mill St exit, turn R to continue on Allison Ranch Rd. Go 2.7 miles to stay on Sunnyvale Ln. Turn R on Lost Ln.
530-264-6062 • essickwoodworks.com

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ED HENSLEY
Photography
207 Race St, GV. From Hwy 49 N/S, take Hwy 20/Empire St exit. Head east on Empire St. Turn L on S. Auburn St. Turn R on Race St, studio on right.
530-270-9199 • edhensley.com


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KATHERINE SCHAD
Acrylic Paintings & Art Furniture
207 Race St, GV.
See previous listing for directions.
530-263-2849 • schadstudio.com


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LOUISE PRESTON
Paintings & Prints
207 Race St, GV. From Hwy 49 N/S, take Hwy 20/Empire St exit. Head east on Empire St. Turn L on S. Auburn St. Turn R on Race St, studio on right.
530-273-2338 • louisepreston.com

 


 

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SUZANNE HIMMLER
Jewelry
127 E. Empire St, GV. From Hwy 49N/S, take Hwy 20/Empire St exit. Head E on Empire St to studio on R, past S. Auburn St.
530-559-9044 • riverwomandesign.com


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CHARLIE FORTNER
Painting & Sculpture
11325 Dray Ct, GV. From Hwy 49N/S, take Hwy 20/Empire St exit. Head E on Empire St. Turn R on Hwy 174E after Empire Mine. Turn R on Rattlesnake, L on Lower Colfax, to 1st driveway on left.
530-913-2140 • charliefortner.com


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DON AUGSTEIN
Fine Furniture, Wood & Metal
13323 Elderberry Ln, GV. From Hwy 174E toward Colfax, turn R on Meadow View (not N. Meadow View) and then L on Elderberry (4th street). Studio on left.
530-274-9045 • indigowoodandmetal.com


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DAVID WONG 
Photography
13580 North Meadow View Dr, GV. From Hwy 174E towards Colfax, turn L on N Meadow View Dr to studio on left.
530-845-9200 • photographybydavidwong.com


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DOUGLAS HOOPER
Photography
13580 North Meadow View Dr, GV.
See previous listing for directions.
530-305-9099 • douglashooper.com


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MIKE SHEA
Photography
13580 North Meadow View Dr, GV. From Hwy 174E towards Colfax, turn L on N Meadow View Dr to studio on left.
530-272-2494 • tritonephoto.com


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GILBERT FULTON
Photography
13580 North Meadow View Dr, GV.
See previous listing for directions.
530-273-5118 • gfultonimages.com


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ASiF STUDIOS
940 Idaho Maryland Rd, GV
The Artists’ Studio in the Foothills (ASiF) is a visual arts center featuring an art gallery & gift shop 15 resident artists classes for all ages
From Hwy 49/20 N take Idaho Maryland Rd exit. Turn R off exit and go .7 mi to studio, on left. From downtown GV take W. Main to E Main, and go straight thru roundabout. Idaho Maryland Rd begins here. Address on left.
530-274-7000 • asifstudios.com


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Printmaking
See previous listing for directions.
530-263-8045  • rebeccableu.com


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LIL MCGILL
Abstract Acrylic
See previous listing for directions.
Paintings
530-277-0397 •  lilmcgill.com


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DENISE WEY
Contemporary Riverscapes & Jewelry
See previous listing for directions.
530-477-7843 • denisewey.com


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EILEEN BLODGETT
Painting & Printmaking
See previous listing for directions.
530-277-9919
eileenblodgett.com


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KATHRYN WRONSKI
Contemporary Oils & Pet Portraits
See previous listing for directions.
530-913-8757
kwronski.com


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HOLLY IRONS
Clay Sculpture
13878 Meadow Dr, GV. From Hwy 174E toward Colfax, turn R Meadow Dr to studio on R.
530-272-3031


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CHARLES SCHMIDT
Rustic Furniture
124 Sutton Wy, GV. From Hwy 49/20, take Brunswick exit, go E. Turn R on Sutton Wy. Follow Sutton past Quail Ridge Retirement Home. Enter at Northstar Trucking parking lot. Studio at rear of property.
530-274-7116


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NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER of the ARTS
Ceramics, Wood, Weaving, Mixed Media
200 Litton Dr #212, GV. From Hwy 49/20, take Brunswick exit, go W. L on E. Main, R at Sierra College Dr. At roundabout, L on Litton. Follow signs to studio at top of hill.
530-272-2787 • neighborhoodcenterofthearts.org


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SPENCER MCCLAY
Fiber Art
205 W. Main St, Downtown GV. From Hwy 49/20N, take Colfax/GV exit. Turn L on S. Auburn. Turn L on W. Main St. From Hwy 29/20S, take the Colfax exit, turn R. Turn L on W. Main St.
274-1609 • spencermcclay.com


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NANCY SALERNO
Acrylic, Watercolor, & Oil Paintings
205 West Main St, Downtown GV. From Hwy 49/20N, take Colfax/GV exit. Turn L on S. Auburn. Turn L on W. Main St. From Hwy 29/20S, take the Colfax exit, turn R. Turn L on W. Main St.
530-802-2010


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LISA REDFERN
Digital Works f Art
10014 Brown Stone St, GV. From previous studio, continue on W. Main St. Continue on Rough & Ready Hwy, stay left. Turn R on Brown Stone St.
530-559-4367 • redfern.biz


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TERRY JUHL
Encaustic
10014 Brown Stone St, GV. See
previous listing for directions.
530-272-8486 • redfern.biz


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LADDY BARNETT
Watercolors
12474 Valley View Rd, NC. From Hwy 49N/20E, exit Gold Flat and turn L. Turn L on Old Nevada City Hwy. Turn L on Banner Lava Cap Rd. Go 2.5 miles, turn R on Valley View Rd, studio on R.
530-274-8550


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BEA HUBER
Ceramics
11220 Marjon Dr, NC. From Hwy 49N/20E, exit Gold Flat and turn L. Continue straight on Ridge Rd. Turn R on Marjon Dr. Studio on L.
530-265-4161


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PAUL DESSAU
Collage
571 Searls Ave, #B, NC. (Nevada City Picture Framing) From Hwy 49N/ 20E, exit Gold Flat Rd, turn L. Take 1st R on Searls Ave. Studio on R, before Argall Wy.
530-346-6078 • pauldessaufineart.com


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LEE ANN BROOK
Contemporary Landscapes & Abstracts
427 Sacramento St, NC. From Hwy 49N/20E, take Sacramento St exit, L over hwy. Slight L onto narrow street between Searls and Sacramento St. Follow signs to studio. (No Sacramento St exit Hwy 49 S.)
530-265-6817 • leeannbrookfineart.com


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DAVID MCKAY
Fine Art Photography
343 Clay St., NC. From Hwy 49N/20E, take Sacramento St exit, turn R. Turn R after Chevron. Veer R on Adams St, becomes Clay St. Look for studio with red/white parachute.
530-265-2969
davidmckayphotography.com


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JACALYN ROYCE
Fiber Art
210 Spring St, Downtown NC. (Rogers Picture Framing) From Hwy 49N/20E, take the Broad St exit. Turn L on Broad St, take 2nd L on Pine St. Turn L on Spring. Studio on L.
530-277-0496 • treehousewovens.com


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STEVEE DUBER
Abstract Oil Paintings
629 Spring St, Downtown NC. From Hwy 49N/20E, take the Broad St exit. Turn L on Broad St, take 2nd L on Pine St. Turn R on Spring. Studio near intersection of Spring and W. Broad St.
530-868-4449 • steveeduber.com


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JAN NOTTINGHAM
Collage, Mixed Media, Mannequins
220 Main St, Suite 3, Downtown NC. From Hwy 49N/20E, take the Broad St exit. Turn L on Broad St, take 1st R on Union St/Coyote St. Studio entrance directly across from NC Post Office on Coyote.
530-265-4588


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THOMAS DEVINE
Graphite & Oil
111 Nihell St, NC. From Hwy 49N/20E, take the Broad St exit, turn R. Turn L over Deer Creek Bridge on Nevada St. Take 3rd R on Nihell, studio on left.
530-265-3104


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GEORGE GRIFFITH
Wire Sculpture & Mobiles
12334 Red Dog Rd, NC. From Hwy 49N/20E, take the Broad St exit and turn R. Continue on Boulder St. At top of hill, veer R on Red Dog Rd. Studio on L.
530-615-1652


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MARTIN ARKENSTONE
Stone Sculpture
13543 Cement Hill Rd, NC. From Hwy 49N/20E, turn L on Hwy 49 N towards Downieville. Turn R on Cement Hill Rd. Go 3.2 miles to end of road. Follow the signs to the studio.
530-362-4117 • martinarkenstone.com


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SUSAN LOBB-PORTER
Mixed Media
14153 Misty Meadow Ln, NC. From Hwy 49N/20 E, turn L on Hwy 49N towards Downieville. Take 2nd R on N. Bloomfield Rd. Turn L at “T” on Lake Vera Purdon. 1.25 miles to L on Misty Meadow Ln, studio on left.
530-478-9670 • slporter.com


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LIZ COLLINS
Mixed Media
19728 Dylan Ct, NC. From Hwy 49N/20E, turn L on Hwy 49N towards Downieville. Take 2nd R on N. Bloomfield. Turn L at “T” on Lake Vera Purdon. Turn L on New Rome Rd. Turn L on Dylan, studio at end of road.
530-265-5767 • lizcollinsart.com


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BILL WILSON
Gourd Art
17525 Lazy Dog Rd, NC. From Hwy 49N/20 E, turn L on Hwy 49N towards Downieville. Take 2nd R on N. Bloomfield. Turn R at “T” on N. Bloomfield. Go 4.5 miles, turn R on Lazy Dog. Immediate R again. Go up long drive to studio.
530-265-4562


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CHERYL WILSON
Oil Paintings
17525 Lazy Dog Rd, NC.
See previous listing for directions.
530-265-4562 • cherylwilsonstudio.com


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NIK COLYER
Jewelry
17890 Lazy Dog Rd, NC. From Hwy 49N/20 E, turn L on Hwy 49N towards Downieville. Take 2nd R on N. Bloomfield. Turn R at “T” on N. Bloomfield. Go 4.5 miles, turn R on Lazy Dog. R at the “Y”, go .25 mile. Studio past
speed bumps.
channelingbikerbob.com


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PHIL BROWN
Oil, Pastel, & Acrylics
22860 Central House Rd, NC. From Nevada City continue on 20E 8.5 miles. Turn L on Missouri Bar Rd. Go .25 miles to Central House Rd. Follow signs to studio. (Approx. 15 min from downtown NC.)
530-265-6028
mowensolinskygallery.com


Thanks to Erin Thiem for Nevada County fall images.

Comments

  1. Wow, yet another amazing year of celebrating the arts, thanks guys for organizing such an awesome tour. I’m honored to have my photos in the program to help show how colorful Nevada County is in the fall! Thanks, Erin/Outside Inn

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