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Registration for Silicon Valley Open Studios 2014 is now open. Get the registration form and all the details you need to enter at the "Info for Artists" page.
Don't wait. The deadline for entry is December 31, 2013.
Join us during the first three weekends in May when hundreds of professional Silicon Valley artists open the studios to the public to discuss and sell their latest artwork.
Here's your chance to add a personal touch to your marketing efforts. Silicon Valley Open Studios encourages a close personal relationship between the artist and the art enthusiast.
You have a chance to meet each visitor personally, develop a relationship and take the first steps in the sales process. You can demonstrate your techniques, ask questions and learn about their interests and tastes in art.
By Jan Looper Smith
The cool thing about artists is that art permeates their life. Everything they do has a special flair. When I'm in their environment, I feel like I'm in the land of creativity.
The studio of Maralyn Miller is a good example. From the moment I located her address across from Los Gatos High, I knew I was entering the world of an artist. Instead of having a conventional lawn and a clear path to the front door, Maralyn's front yard is a woodland glade of gnarled old trees and thick shrubs, with paths paved by natural stone. An unobtrusive sign points toward a rusty iron gate with a branch-like design. The interior garden has several nice sculptures in different styles mixed with a variety of potted plants—all in a careful, but informal, arrangement. A natural stone path leads around the house to the studio in the back. In the inner garden, the fence is adorned by a large painting of the hills of California in the summertime. Continue
The Splendor of Autumn An invitational exhibit sponsored by Silicon Valley Open Studios at the Main Street Cafe & Books from September 28 until November 9 at 134 Main Street in Los Altos