OPEN THEIR DOORS FOR PUTNEY STUDIOS INITIATIVE
artists open their doors to the public for the second
year. Putney artists are opening their homes and studios
to the public at the end of May giving art lovers a
chance to visit and chat to local artists where they
Putney Open Studios is organised by the Wandsworth Arts
Office in partnership with Putney School of Art and
Design. The event will run from Saturday, May 31 to
Sunday, June 8.
50 artists will be exhibiting in their homes and studios
around SW15, with a huge range to view including potters
and hat makers, stained glass artists, furniture makers
as well as sculptors, painters and printmakers. Visitors
will also have the opportunity to buy original works
of art below the normal gallery prices.
to all studios is free.
There will be a showcase exhibition of the artists opening
their studios at Putney School of Art and Design in Disraeli
Road from Tuesday May 20. This will give visitors to the Putney
Open Studios a chance to choose their favourite artists before
deciding which studios to visit. .
For more information, or to be sent a guide to the open studios
contact the Wandsworth arts office on 0208 871 7380 or email
photograph above shows two watercolour paintings (top) Putney
Towpath, a watercolour by artist Sim Hock Neoh and (bottom)
The Gatehouse by local artist Liz Elmhirst. Both artists will
take part in the Putney Open Studios event and their work
will be featured at the showcase exhibition at Putney School
of Art and Design.
Open Studios can be obtained at Wandsworth libraries or by
calling the Wandsworth Arts Office on 020 8871-7380.