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“The HeART of Summer” Opens July 6 at Stutz Art Space Gallery

The Stutz Artists Association is teaming up with the American Heart Association to present “The HeART of Summer,” an exhibition featuring work exploring the human heart and summertime. Participating artists will donate 20% of sales to Go Red For Women, a national movement founded by the American Heart Association to help women fight back against […]

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Stutz Artists Association 19th Annual Open House 2012

The Stutz Artists Association will host its 19th annual open house April 27 and 28, 2012.

More than 70 artists open their studios to visitors during the two-day event. It’s not only an opportunity to see the work of 70 local artists in one place at one time, it’s a chance to see where and how the work is created. Artwork ranges from paintings, drawings and photography, to sculpture, jewelry and furniture.

Having been involved with the open house as an artist the past few years, here are a few tips for first timers.

    • Free parking is available.
    • Tickets cost $12 at the door both days. Re-entry on Saturday is $8 if you bring your Friday night ticket stub.
    • Friday night is more of a party atmosphere which includes refreshments by some of the studios.
    • On Friday night there are a lot more people in attendance than on Saturday.
    • There is live entertainment throughout the building as well food and beverage vendors.
    • If you’re planning on purchasing, most artists accept cash and credit cards.
    • Saturday is more laid back and is a great day to take children to enjoy the art, and there are usually a few spots kids can create their own artwork.
    • Some artists do not want photos taken of their artwork.  If you would like to do so, please ask permission first.
    • While in the building, be sure to check out Turner’s car collection which will be on display.
    • If you’re on twitter, use the hashtag #StutzArtists in your tweets.

If you go we’d love to hear your thoughts and what purchases you made.

Stutz Artists Association’s Holiday Exhibition 2011

Skip the mall. Bypass the big-box store. Ditch the web. To pick up those truly special and locally made gifts, shoppers can kick off the holiday shopping season at the Stutz Artists Association’s Holiday Exhibition on Nov. 18. With work by approximately 50 artists working in a variety of media, the annual event gives visitors the opportunity to view original art, mingle, enjoy light refreshments and listen to music – all in a single location at the historic Stutz building.

Attendees to the event held each year on the Friday before Thanksgiving also can get a creative start on holiday shopping, with gift possibilities ranging from paintings, metal sculpture and wearable art to jewelry, cards and custom portraits. During the popular event, artists with studios in the Stutzbuilding will display their work in a single space on the second floor of the D building from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.  New this year are open studios of approximately 10 artists on the second floor of the D building, near the gallery space.

In addition, 5-inch-by-7-inch one-of-a-kind pieces by many of the artists will be available for $100 each as a fundraiser for VSA Indiana, a nonprofit organization that serves people with disabilities through the arts. Stutz artists are contributing 50 percent of the proceeds from their work for this effort.

One of the largest associations of working artists in Indiana, the Stutz Artists Association exists to encourage its member artists and to promote their work.  The association operates Stutz Art Space, a nonprofit gallery on the first floor of the Stutz.  The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays, or by appointment. It will be open Nov. 18 with the Unclothed:  Exposing the Art Nude exhibition inspired by this year’s Spirit and Place Festival theme of “the body.”

WHAT:                  Stutz Holiday Show

WHEN:                  Friday, Nov. 18, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

WHERE:                Stutz Business Center, 212 W. 10th St.

(Free on-street parking on Capitol Avenue and 11th Street.)

Please enter from Bearcat Alley off 10th Street.

COST:                    Admission is free

INFO:                    www.stutzartists.com or 317.503.6420