Agoura Hills' painter Kathi Colman is one of several local artists who will open her studio to the public the weekend of October 13 and 14 for the 2012 Greater Conejo Studio Tour, sponsored by the City of Thousand Oaks Cultural Affairs Committee in cooperation with the City of Agoura Hills.
"It will be exciting to share my wonderful artist's studio for the first time!" said Colman.
As part of the Reyes Adobe Days festivities, the tour will feature the work of over 30 visual artists who live and work in our community. To enable visitors to enjoy all the artists in a leisurely way, it has been expanded to two days with Saturday, October 13, showcasing “West Valley Artists” (Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village) and the Sunday, October 14, “East Valley Artists” (Agoura Hills and Oak Park).
The West Valley Tour will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 13 at the City of Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Fred Kavli Theatre Gallery, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA) where visitors may preview artists’ work, register and obtain Studio Tour maps. A complimentary continental breakfast will be available until 11:30 a.m. The Kavli Theatre Gallery will close at 1 p.m. Individual artist studios and a group exhibition at MUVICO will be open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The East Valley Tour will begin at 10 a.m. on Oct. 14 at the historic Reyes Adobe where visitors may preview artists’ work, register and obtain Studio Tour maps. The East Valley tour includes individual artist studios and three group exhibitions. All locations in Agoura Hills will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Agoura Hills artists who will be opening their studios are Fred Stone, Wes Van Dyke, Day Steinhart, Lyn Conlan, Douglas Tharalson, Priscilla Kromnick, Julie and Craig Morton, Sheila Fein and Helane Freeman.
For more information, please visit www.conejovalleyartgallery.com.