Now in its 16th year, the Camelback Studio Tour and Art Sale returns to the Valley this fall. During the two-day event — Saturday, Nov. 11, and Sunday, Nov. 12 — guests can tour local home art studios, meet and greet with local artists and shop one-of-a-kind art treasures .
“We are thrilled that the Camelback Studio and Art Sale continues to grow in size and demand,” said Lynn Gustafson, owner of the Camelback Studio Tour and Art Sale. “This event is a special opportunity for us as artists to connect one-on-one with the art enthusiasts in the valley. We appreciate the ongoing support for our community and local art as a whole.”
Since its inception, the Camelback Studio and Art Sale has grown to represent a wide array of mediums for art lovers of all kinds, all handmade by local artists who live and work in the area. This year, the tour features 40 local artists and 13 home studios from 40th Street and Camelback Road to 44th Street and McDonald to in and around mid-Phoenix and south Scottsdale.
Studio tour stops include:
Stop 1 – 5831 N. 46th Place, Phoenix
Artists: Kevin Caron Studios, LLC; Mark Caron Wood Art and desert visions and abstracts by Nancy Pendleton
Stop 2 – 5844 N. 45th Place, Phoenix
Artists: ReFashioned Art and Cyn Silva Art
Stop 3 – 5516 N. Camelback Canyon Drive, Phoenix
Artists: Leibow Fine Art— photography by Bill Leibow and oil paintings by Ellen Leibow
Stop 4 – 4808 N. 40th Place, Phoenix
Artists: Studio K, Inc., Ceramics by Judith, C. Marcus McCarty ceramics and Blkbox Ceramics
Stop 5 – 5002 E. Oak St., Phoenix
Artists: Tuomisto-Bell Studio/Foundry, Shelley Hackett Art and Perpetuity Pottery,
Stop 6 – 5454 E. Vernon, Phoenix
Artists: Art Works
Stop 7 – 2633 N. 58th St., Scottsdale
Artists: Sunshine State of Art Designs, Karma Jean Art and Cindi Shaffer and Alison Heavirland of Astral Glass Studio, LLC
Stop 8 — 2626 N. 56th Place, Scottsdale
Artists: Studio 56th
Stop 9 — 5628 E. Vernon, Scottsdale
Artists: Three Star Owl Clay, oil paintings by Devon Meyer and Gedion Galleries
Stop 10 — 2320 N. 58th St., Scottsdale
Artists: Mixed media by Joe Ray, Michael Ceschait ceramic sculpture and ware, handmade artistic soap by Shirley Knipp, OMG Pet Art, silk paintings and wearable art by Cheri Reckers
Stop 11 — 5702 E. Wilshire, Scottsdale
Artists: ArtGlass Works, ceramics by Mary Delmege, Anita Ferrah Works of Heart, Julie Gilbert Jewelry, J. Period LLC, Healthy Healing and Art and Tres Elegante Designs
Stop 12 — 5909 E. Edgemont Ave., Scottsdale
Artists: Borg Metal Art, Pam Harrison Art, Quaintly Qute Designs, jewelry by Shelly Taylor
Stop 13 — 6809 E. Coronado Road, Scottsdale
Artists: Andrea Merican Art, LLC
Guests can chose any of these stops from which to begin their self-guided tour. Art enthusiasts are encouraged to visit a few of their favorites or work their way to all 13 stops to explore undiscovered art such as wearable art, jewelry, handmade gifts, painting, sculptures and more. The Camelback Studio Tour and Art Sale serves as an opportunity to connect the community to local artists, to support their talents and to purchase some original art.
Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. Admission is free.
A printable map and additional details can be found at camelbackstudiotour.com.