ArtEast Open Studio Tour celebrates its 15th year featuring the artists that live and work in the Eastern Dutchess County region.

Visitors will be able to enjoy prime autumn colors as they drive between each studio seeing a variety of artworks such as photography, fiber arts, metal, wood, sculpture, jewelry, and painting. With over 30 artists opening their studios, this is an opportunity to meet local artists and buy locally-made art.  

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The self-guided tour features artists that have participated over the years, gaining a good following from the community: Bob and Karen Madden’s Rock and a Soft Place studio, a family of artists at the Michael Gellatly, Tilly and Julian Strauss studio stop, and painter Susan Hennelly, to name just a few. Linda Puiatti was one of the original founders

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Art, art studios, inspiring gardens and creative homes galore will be on display in La Jolla and Pacific Beach during the San Diego Coastal Art Studios Tour on Saturday, Sept. 18.

The free one-day, self-guided tour will feature more than 30 artists in six locations — three each in La Jolla and PB.

Artists Dot Renshaw, Cherry Sweig and Leah Higgins have been working on the tour since December.

“It’s more than just a garden tour and more than just an art tour,” Higgins said. “Tour guests will be able to see professional working artists’ studios, as well as their gardens and homes.”

An example of the studios that will be on display in La Jolla is the 1970 Techbuilt home of Jane Fletcher. Techbuilt was responsible for building more than 10,000 upscale homes in La Jolla, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe and other areas from the 1960s to 1990s.

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