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FALL OPEN STUDIO WEEKEND PRESS RELEASE IMAGES 2014

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An eps of the QR Code. When scanned, it will take a mobile browser directly to the OSW Visitor's info page.
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Sculpture on the site of Cold Hollow Sculpture Park in Enosburg Falls. David Stromeyer, sculptor, will lead a tour of the park leaving at 2 p.m. on October 4th. The park will welcome visitors to tour on their own during Fall Open Studio Weekend.
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Thea Alvin and Michael Clookey will host visitors to their Morrisville site to see Thea's amazing stone structures. One of three sculpture sites available to visit during Fall Open Studio October 4 & 5, her map number is #106. The other sites are Gerry Stoner in Jericho, map #10, and Cold Hollow Sculpture Park at map #1 in Enosburg Falls.
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Jim Hurlburt #107 on the map has collaborated with professional chefs and has created several types of chef knives. He invites you to his Stowe studio to try them out for yourself.
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Find David and Melanie Leppla of Mad River Glass Gallery, on Main St in Waitsfield at map #81 . On view will be fine art glass including glass cairns by Melanie and vessels by David like those above.
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May Day Studio #90 on the map, a letterpress and bindery studio in Montpelier, will be offering letterpress-printing demonstrations and more as part of Fall Open Studio weekend! Come by and print a keepsake on one of our presses, watch artist Brian Zeigler work on one of his wall-size collages, and listen to the bands of Montpelier's own State and Main Records in an all-day outdoor show!
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David Stone of The Potter Stone welcomes you to his Cuttingsville pottery studio #41. David's work is functional stoneware pottery, burnished and carved.
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Gerry Martin, #40 on the map is a woodturner. Shown here is a large platter with a “live” edge. Stop into his studio and watch him turning. Other woodturners on the tour are Sam Sanderson in East Burke #97, Rich DeTrano #64 in Ludlow, and Nick Rosato #103 in Johnson.
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Shown here, a collection of John's quirky blown glass goblets.
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John Chiles, glassblower, at #32 on the map, will demonstrate glassblowing and also help both adults and children to make their own blown glass holiday ornaments during Open Studio Weekend
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Joan Curtis #35, is an artist who works in many media including colored pencil, paint, and collage. Visit her in her Brandon studio. Also in Brandon, visit the studio/gallery of Medana Gabbard folk artist #33 and take in the Brandon Artists Gallery #34, showing the work of many Vermont artists.
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Susan Smith-Hunter creates wall sculpture in the form of ceramic “green man” faces in her Brandon studio #36.<
Mincher_Zipper_Heart_PinsThumbStacie Mincher #37 on the map makes jewelry and other objects out of recycled zippers in her Rutland studio.
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Stacie's studio is ready for visitors with the official Open Studio sign in the front yard.
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Jason Breen at work in his Brattleboro studio.
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Jason Breen #55, is a Brattleboro furnituremaker. The cabinet above is made from scarlet sumac with knobs of yellowwood, both woods that came from neighboring properties. Other sites in Brattleboro include Stephen Procter #57, a potter creating monumental garden vessels, and Walter Slowinski #58 who specializes in teapots and salt glazes. Also visit Vermont Artisan Designs #56, showing a large selection of Vermont and American craft.
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