Crestone hosts open studio tour

CRESTONE — The annual Crestone Artists’ Open Studio Tour will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 14 and 15, from 12-5 p.m. in the community of Crestone and the Baca in southern Colorado.

There will be kick-off event on the evening of Friday, October 13 from 5-7 p.m. at the Desert Sage Restaurant for a chance to meet the artists and preview their work. Fifteen professionals, among them, sculptors, painters, photographers, craftspeople, installation, printmakers and mixed media artists are involved in this year’s tour. A digital version of a map to each studio may be found on the website as well as connections to studios that are open year round.

Please join the artists of the unique community of Crestone/Baca. The event promises to be a blue-sky weekend of creativity.

Caption: Fifteen artist studios will be open for the Crestone Artists Open Studio Tour, Oct. 14-15. Pictured back row: Beatris Bergoin, painter; Stephen “Ish” Futral, encaustics; Allison Wonderland, mixed media, Winter Ross, prints and textiles; S.D. Youngwolf, painter. Front row: Jennifer Tomson, painter, Noah Baen, installations; Bob Adler, woodworker; Pat Tullos, quilter; Peter Ismert, photography. Not present: Leigha Nicole, Chinese brush painting; Kim Roberts, encaustic monotype, Rose Burek, metal “wind art”, Meredith Rose, painter; Mae Green, painter. Courtesy photo