Call for Artists – A New Option
Third Annual Carson City Open Studios Tour
A Jazz & Beyond Art Event, August 21-22
The 2021 Jazz & Beyond Music and Art Festival this August will include the third annual Carson City Open Studios Tour on Saturday, August 21, and Sunday, August 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at multiple studios throughout Carson City. A new one-day option has been added for artists to participate on Sunday, August 22, at the Bliss Mansion.
This admission-free cultural event will showcase about 20 local artists. They will present visual art and art demonstrations including painting, sculpture, pottery, 3D art, jewelry, glass, batik, and photography, in about a dozen individual and shared studio spaces. Several locations will include live music.
Many outdoor as well as indoor studio spaces and galleries in Carson City will be on the tour. These include the Stillwell Art Studio at River Bottom Ranch, Carson City Pottery Studio, Beltrame Studio, CRM Endeavors, Carol Brown Studio, NAA Gallery, the Wa-Pai-Shone Gallery at the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum, the Bliss Mansion (Sunday only), and more.
A work by each artist selected for the Open Studios Tour will also be entered in the Nevada Artists Association Summer Show, August 1 through September 10.
An application form is available on https://jazzcarsoncity.com/arttour2021. For more information, call or text 775-313-8628, or email CCOpenStudio@gmail.com. A list of artists with a map of studio locations will be available in July.
The Open Studios Tour is presented by the Mile High Jazz Band Association as part of the 2021 Jazz & Beyond Music and Art Festival and is also supported by the Nevada Artists Association, the Carson City Culture & Tourism Authority, a Pandemic Emergency Technical Support (PETS) Grant, a grant from the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, and by private donations.