April 12-13, 2014Susquehanna River Arts Logo
Saturday 11am-5pm; Sunday 12pm-5pm

Drive through the spring landscapes of Columbia and Montour counties while visiting the Susquehanna River Arts Artists participating in our 3rd Annual Open Studio Tour. During the Artist Studio Tour you will be welcomed into the artist’s workshops to tour their studios, discuss their work and maybe pick up a new piece or two to take home. Bring a friend to share the adventure!

Artist Open Studio Tour Brochure

Looking for a suggested route to travel, driving directions, an over view map of the artists locations, special restaurant and shop coupons for tour goers, and much more? Download the 2014 Open Studio Tour brochure by clicking here

Studio Tour Kickoff Reception & Stairwell to a Factory to the Antler Show

Friday, April 11 – 6pm-8pm
Chat with our Susquehanna River Artists about what inspires them while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, local brews and live music by Emily Inman.
Fog & Flame Craft Coffee and Espresso Bar
34 East Main Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

“The Antler”, formerly Karen’s Candies, the new location for the Stairwell Gallery of the Moose Exchange, in conjunction with the Susquehanna River Arts show at Fog & Flame—just a few steps away from The Antler.
(Artists will display their artworks at “The Antler” through the end of April.)
24 East Main Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

 

Pick up your chance to win a FREE art!
Get your passport at our Kickoff Reception or at the first studio you visit!

 Artist Studio Tour Google Map

When visiting the artists in the loop order listed, it is approximately a 63 mile tour; however, you may visit the artists in whatever order you wish.  Here is a customized Google map of the Studio Tour utilizing our suggested route.


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Need a place to stay?

Some of our member lodging partners are offering special package deals for those traveling our Open Studio Tour. To view a complete listing of  Studio Tour packages, visit our packages page, or click here!

Participating Artist Studio Tour Members:

Jef McGreevy
Metal, Mixed Media, Sketches & Acrylic Paintings with Hand Carved Wooden Frames
Showing at: Chrysalis Salon & Boutique
104 West Main Street
Bloomsburg PA 17815
570-394-4266 ~ jefmcg. com

Directions: Located in the historic, red brick building on the corner built in 1891, across from the fountain.

Come by our Gallery on Main Street to view finished art, works in progress, and more.

Sara Mika
Art Quilts & Fiber Art
Mock Pie Studio
649 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg PA 17815
570-594-3123 ~ mockpiestudio.com

Directions: From Bloomsburg, turn off Route 11 (near Weis Market) onto Locust Street. Turn Right onto Old Berwick Road. Utilize front entrance.

Sara’s art quilts are free-motion machine stitched, hand painted, and hand embellished. They are typically small format designs mounted on canvas, reflecting Sara’s unique perception of her surroundings. Her work is one of a kind art, made with heart.

Larry Ney II
Oil Painting
649 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg PA 17815
570-389-1385 ~ larryneyart.com

Directions: From Bloomsburg, turn off Route 11 (near Weis Market) onto Locust Street. Turn Right onto Old Berwick Road. Utilize front entrance.

My main focus as an artist is painting original abstract impressionistic landscapes and florals, but I also do some sculpture. At my studio I offer private lessons and retail sales.

Doug Hopkins
Prints, Ceramics, Stained Glass
623C State Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
570-594-8886 ~ 570-784-6730
www.PumpHouseBandB.com

Directions:  From Bloomsburg, take 487 and turn left on Mainville Drive. Continue 5 miles to Mainville Furniture.  Turn Left.  Continue 5 more miles on Rt. 339.  Turn left onto gravel drive at big blue sign that says “Pump House B&B.”  Studio is handicapped accessible. 

Drawing is the first concentrated effort in the search to find what is essential in form. It is a search for the hidden constructs in nature, and becomes a pathway that leads to seeing and beyond tangible and physical realities. My art is a way of showing others how to love nature and the world and to see its beauty and form.

Annie Barnhardt
Oil, Acrylics, Pencils (Graphite & Color) Stick Inks
750 East 3rd Street, Bloomsburg PA 17815
570-854-1352 ~ artistbloom.annie@gmail.com

Directions: From Bloomsburg, take Route 11 North to East Street. Turn Left on East 5th Street. Turn Left on Spruce Street. Right on East 4th Street. Left on Chestnut Street. House on the left on the corner of Chestnut and East 3rd. 

I received my BFA from Rochester Institute of Technology in Graphic Design and my MFA from RIT in Painting and Printmaking and taught there for more than twenty years. I teach workshops and studio classes in calligraphy. My work is included in many private collections, and has been published in many professional journals and books. One of my artist’s books is owned by the Newberry Library. For the last several years I have concentrated on painting and drawing, focusing on children’s portraits, architecture, and bird illustration. I am currently accepting commissions. I look forward to talking to you about my work!

Heidi Brandt
Pysanky, Children’s Book Author
285 Eckroth Road Bloomsburg PA 17815
570-441-7423 ~ www.facebook.com/hdfbrandt

Directions: From Bloomsburg, turn right from Lightstreet Road onto Fowlersville Road. Drive 2 mi les to Dietterick Hill Rd, turn left. Proceed up over hill to stop sign and turn right unto Eckroth Road; 285 is 1/2 mi on left.

Heidi Brandt is a pysanky artist. Pysanky is a Ukrainian egg decorating art using a batik method of egg dying. Heidi creates pieces of art using the traditional method with traditional symbols. As well, she creates her art from original designs and personalizes eggs on consignment. Heidi is also an author of a children’s book. “Chicken Pox and Posies” is a story from the author’s own life. Asked to be in her sister’s wedding, Heidi fell in love with her beautiful flower girl’s dress, but then, came down with the Chicken Pox. Find out if the flower girl walks down the aisle or is sidelined by this childhood illness.

 Abigail Smith Kurecian
Ceramics
502 Main Street, Orangeville, PA 17859
570-441-8132  ~  AbigailKurecian@aol.com

Directions: Follow Route 487 North, 5miles from the Lightstreet I-80 Interchange. Once in Orangeville, Rt. 487 becomes Main Street. Look for the Green and Purple porch next to Briar Creek Insurance. Park in their lot.

Color and pattern from my painting and illustration background make my functional stoneware fun and whimsical. They will brighten any day

Pam Thomas
Pastels and Pen and Ink
Showing at: Century 21 Covered Bridges Realty, Inc.
99 Main Street, Benton, PA 17814
570-925-0210 ~ www.clotheslinedesign@vpweb.com

Directions: Travel Route 487 North to Benton – look for the Century 21 Covered Bridges Realty, Inc. sign on the right, just after crossing the bridge.

The “covered bridges artist” has original pastels and giclee prints of area scenes as well as calligraphy, works in progress, and homemade goodies. Please stop by!

BlackBear Pottery & Fine Art – Sandra Tranor
Pottery
210 McHenry Alley, Benton, PA 17814
570-925-2060 ~ www.blackbearpottery-finearts.com

Directions: Traveling North from Bloomsburg (rt 487/239, Main Street) make a right turn in Benton at the alley North of the Acorn gas station. The studio is on the left on the street behind the gas station (McHenry Alley), a white two story block building trimmed in red. Studio is handicapped accessible.

Owner/operator and pottery instructor of BlackBear Pottery for past 5 years.

Marcia E. Lilley & Richard Lilley
Fabric Art, Mixed Media and Oil Paintings
4614 Red Rock Road (Rt. 487), Benton, PA 17814
484-388-3368 ~ 484-332-3922
Melilley25@gmail.com ~ Lilleyart52@gmail.com

Directions: Heading north on Route 487, we are the first house on the right after Mill Race Golf Course, just north of Benton.

Marcia: Living with an artist has awakened creativity I never knew I possessed. Working with materials began as a child with a sewing machine. Now, in retirement I am combining this creativity with my sewing passion and creating one of a kind art quilts.

Richard: Making my way through life as an artist has always been an adventure. I find myself enjoying my oil painting in the country, surrounded by flora and fauna at peace with what I am accomplishing. It is a satisfying life in rural Columbia County! Inspiration is everywhere!

William B. Whitmoyer
Acrylic Paint, Engraved Glass, and Pencil Arts
373 Wintersteen School Road, Millville, PA 17846
570-394-3656 ~ whitmoyerartstudio.com

Directions: From Bloomsburg, follow Iron Street to Route 42 N to Millville.

From Benton, follow Route 487 S to Route 254 W to Millville.

From the Intersection of Routes 42 and 254, “The Square” of Millville: Take Route 42 North through Iola 1.3 mi. and turn RIGHT to stay on Rt 42. Go 3.5 mi. and turn LEFT onto Wintersteen School Road. Travel 1.5 mi. and turn RIGHT to stay on Wintersteen School Road. Go two tenths of a mile to the first farmhouse on the left. Studio is handicapped accessible.

My artwork is a by-product of my curiosity into how things work and my love of life. My creativity drives me to constantly explore a wide range of styles. At my studio, I offer lessons, workshops, retails sales and artworks by commission.

Learn More about the Susquehanna River Artists

If you are interested in learning more about the Susquehanna River Artists  participating in the Open Studio Tour, as well as a few more who were unable to join us this year, please visit their web page at www.iTourColumbiaMontour.com/Susquehanna-River-Arts.

 

 

 

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