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Avery Coalition of Galleries’ Fifth Year of Tour de Art Commences This Saturday, June 22

By Erika Giovanetti

June 20, 2013. The Greater Avery Tour de Art, which takes place every fourth Saturday of the month from June to October, begins this Saturday, June 22. The tour is a great opportunity to experience the fine arts of the High Country and meet many of the talented artists in our region.

TourDeArt_logo_cmykThe Tour de Art encompasses 14 local galleries and showcases paintings, sculptures, jewelry, prints, woodworks, pottery, glass, collages, drawings and more. Wine and hors d’oeuvres are served at certain galleries. The dates for upcoming tours are July 27, August 24, September 28 and October 26.

Participating galleries are:

Crossnore Gallery – www.crossnoregallery.org

Linville River Pottery – www.linvilleriverpottery.com

87 Ruffin Street Gallery

Avery Arts Council – www.averycountyartscouncil.org

Jesse Schmitt Studio – [email protected]

Carlton Gallery – www.carltonartgallery.com

artpurveyors.com – www.artpurveyors.com

Maggie Black Pottery – www.maggieblackpottery.com

Kevin Beck Studio – www.kevinbeck.com

Kincheloe Studio

Alta Vista Gallery – www.altavistagallery.com

Rivercross Market – www.rivercrossmarket.com

Sally Nooney Gallery – www.sallynooney.com

RAGE! Gallery – www.paglen.webs.com

Pick up a free tour map at any coalition gallery.