Editor's Note: The following is a press release issued by the city of Enumclaw.
The Enumclaw Artists’ Studio Tours program will take place Saturday, May 12 during Mother’s Day weekend, making it a great time to go with mom and visit local restaurants and galleries. Studio tours will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Enumclaw High School Hot Shop will also be open on Sunday, May 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Any studio can be the starting point for this FREE event. Visitors can obtain a map to locations on the tour at any of the participating studios. Seven studios will be open. Artists will demonstrate techniques, show, and sell their works. Seventeen artists will be participating. Enumclaw High School’s Hot Shop will feature students selling glass pieces and hand-made objects. Studios include; Country Garden Bouquets, Lori Twiggs Studio, Suzanne Popp Studio, Sanger Meeks Studio, and Samantha Rheinford Studio. Artists will show and demonstrate artwork.
Seven artists will give hands-on demonstrations at the Arts Alive! Gallery, and a group of students will demonstrate their skills at Enumclaw High School. Many student-made glass objects will also be for sale.
Artists demonstrating at Arts Alive! Gallery are; Ed Konvalin, Mary Janosik, Pat Doyle, Elaine Lynest, Lorrie Maras, Ken and Lydia Strange.
Sallie Zydek, Alexandra Haley, Lauri Hillberg and Alice Adams will demonstrate and sell artwork at Enumclaw High School.
A link to the project will be on the City website (http://ci.enumclaw.wa.us) with a Google map showing site locations.
Watch the website and media for an announcement and schedule of free van rides scheduled for the tour.
Please address questions to Gary LaTurner at 360-802-0239. Sponsors for the event include the City of Enumclaw, 4Culture of King County, and Arts Alive!