From staff reports
Nine local artists will be featured in the inaugural Home Studio Art Tour and Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 18 in the Freedman Arts District in Beaufort. The tour is free and open to the public.
Nestled among the residential streets of the historic Northwest Quadrant and Old Commons neighborhoods are the private studios of several artists who will open their doors to the public for one day. Visitors will have the opportunity to see some artists at work, and to view and purchase a wide range of original work directly from the artists. Tour maps will be available at each site.
Easily walkable, the self-guided tour will encompass private studios on Boundary, Church, Duke, and Greene streets, all part of Beaufort’s Historic District and the newly defined Freedman Arts District. The sites/artists are: 710 Boundary Street – Pat Carney and DuWayne Rude, photography; 1002 Church Street – Nina Snyder, oil painting; 912 Duke Street – Amy Minson, pastel and oil painting; 1210 Duke Street – Julie Roberts, shell jewelry and decor; 1409 Duke Street – Abraham Brown, mixed media; 1105 Greene Street – Linda Silk Sviland, Marc Sviland and Kathy Uzzle, handpainted silk apparel, woodturning and photography.