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Time for the 6th Fall Studio Art Tour sponsored by 14 South Artists. Mark your calendar for Friday, September 25th, 6-8 pm, to attend the Opening Reception at Pugsley’s Speakeasy, 515 E. Main St, Stoughton, WI. Then Saturday, Sept. 26th, 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday, Sept. 27th 10 am – 4 pm tour 39 artists work in and around 7 historic communities in Southern Dane County.
Ann Kleckner, president of 14 South Artists says, “Artists do what they do because they love doing it. When you buy original art, you participate in the process of promoting the arts, and help to sustain the quality lifestyle of small communities. You are not just buying a thing. You are buying an original work, made by an artist out of love. It’s not just an object…it carries the energy of the artist who created it.”
If you like to view demos or are looking for that perfect painting, pottery piece or jewelry then you should take a tour around southern Wisconsin and visit the studios of artists like Lynn Gifford, jeweler / Becky Guzman, jeweler / Gary Walker, digital painter / Barbara Grant, mixed media / Derek Hambly, painter / Audrey Handler, glass artist / and Paul Morrison, woodworking. For a complete list of artists and locations click on 14 South Artists.
To add to your tour enjoyment of all this art, why not stay at Naeset Roe Inn in Historic Downtown Stoughton. Here you’ll enjoy the artistry of hospitality by Carl the innkeeper and Zack his trusty sheltie. After a night of peaceful slumber, gastronomic treats will greet you in the morning and get you started on your day of touring. Click here to check availability. You can walk from the inn to 11 of the artists locals in Stoughton.
Come and support the artists of the 14 South Artists Fall Studio Art Tour. It’s the perfect place to start your holiday shopping.
Remember also to support all the independently owned businesses in your area. If you love the community you live in and want to help it thrive, go out and spend some money each month at 3 of your favorite independently owned businesses. Do you want your community known for all the big box stores or for the great little shop on Main Street?
Look forward to seeing you in the studios on September 26th and 27th.
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