John Maher, an organizer with the 3rd Annual Gorge Artists Open Studios, talks about their event on Saturday and Sunday May 2nd and 3rd. The tour is an opportunity to meet artists and learn how and why the make their art. The tour includes photographers, painters, sculptors, fabric artists, woodworkers, guitar guilders and jewelers from Stevenson to Goldendale.
Tour Guides available to buy online at www.gorgeartistsopenstudios.com. Or at Powell's Books, Art Media and Frame central locations and Portland visitor's Center in Pioneer Square. In the Gorge at Klindt's Booksellers in The Dalles, Waucoma Books and Columbia Art Gallery in Hood River and at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson. Free kickoff FRIDAY - May 1, 2009, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Maryhill Museum of Art.