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Studio Art Tours 2022
Let us know immediately if you need to share a studio with other artists, options are available. Space is limited and it is your responsibility to make arrangements with the other artists.
The Studio Art Tours are open to all members of the Guild of Berkshire Artists in all media. If you do not have a studio, there will be a common venue both for the Pittsfield/Lenox area tour on July 23-24 and the Great Barrington area tour August 20-21. Sign up before June 9 to be part of the publicity campaign which will include online, flyers and in print media. After June 9 you will be listed on the website. During the studio tour you will be able to show your works for sale, your tools, demonstrate your processes and answer questions. The Guild reserves the right to accept or reject any of the work submitted. Nonmembers are invited to apply to the Guild to participate in one or two tours.
Where: Studios around Pittsfield/Lenox MA July 23-24 and around Great Barrington August 20-21 as well as a public space for those without a studio to which the public can have access
When: Public opening is 11-5pm on Saturday and Sunday July 23-24 (greater Pittsfield area) and August 20-21 (greater Great Barrington area). Exhibiting artists are expected to invite their clients, friends and family and will be provided with pdf and jpeg flyers for print and your websites and social media.
Cost: Please pay @$25 per tour to participate in the July or/and August shows which pays for the publicity and printing of flyers and ads.
Registration & Submissions: Please register by June 9 to be included in publicity for the July or/and August art tour. The second page of the registration form includes the address of your studio, parking instructions, waiver and payment of $25 for each tour. Please send 1-3 photos for publicity, your artist statement and longer instructions for parking at your studio (no one may park on a public way) if they are needed to BerkshireArtTours@gmail.com after you submit your application. An explanatory note for the "Artist ID Image Box" in the registration form for each picture, put your TAG ID and then ST722( for the Studio tour show July 23-24, 2022 for example Winslow Homer HOMWST722) plus number indicating whether it is the first, second, third, etc. submission. Need help with registration? send email to firstname.lastname@example.org with several times you are available. Photos of one or two the works you will show which may be used for publicity should be resized to 2000px on the long side and labeled with your Lastname_Firstname_Title_of_Artwork (title up to 15 characters.)