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.
The 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
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.