2017 Studio Tour
Saturday June 3rd &
Sunday, June 4th
11AM to 5PM

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Join us the first weekend in June

Saturday, June 3rd & Sunday, June 4th, 2017 from 11am to 5pm


→ 70+ amazing artists in studios, galleries and group exhibitions

→ Free admission!

→ A great way to start or add to your art collection

→ Featuring emerging, mid-career and established artists

→ Two great days

→ Meet the Artists      → Visit the Map

Selected 2017 Tour Artists
→ All Artists

Tara O'Leary
Reiki as my Museā€¦ My work has been greatly influenced by an ancient healing form called Reiki. At one time a Landscape painter, after experiencing multiple... more
Eric Beckerich
My work with mortar and found materials has always been about repurposing non-traditional materials and elevating them through the use of classic design strateg... more
Evelyn Graves
I love the nature of collage. The ability to locate pieces of color and mold them into shapes.I combine images to create a new meaning by reassembling various c... more
Cathleen McCoy Bristol
Cathleen McCoy Bristol is a former instructor at the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art, the Junior Museum of the Newark Museum and Arts Unbound. Cathy h... more
B. John Kaufman
B. John Kaufman: I am an artist who merges painting and sculpture and tries to work "space as a material " into my compositions as I pursue a manifestation of q... more
Gayle Mahoney
I am a watercolor artist living and working in Montclair, New Jersey. I love to observe my surroundings and capture the subtleties of the changing light, the... more
Sarah Petruziello
I create large scale drawings and art works on paper, some of which are embellished with gold leaf, gouache and watercolor, or beading around the edges and into... more
Paul Gibson
Paul is fascinated by the universe of beauty that opens up when he explores nature intimately. His photographs have been variously described as dreamy, ethere... more
Carol Cassel Baker
My work is an expression of imagined space created through color and spatial relationships. When painting an interior, for instance, I do not consider the obvi... more
Ann Vollum
British by birth, I was born in Africa and grew up overseas. In 1989, I moved to America for a couple of years... The Beasties have become my identity, they... more

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2017 Special Exhibitions & Events

Printed Map Corrections:
-#21 Carol Cassel Baker is open on Sunday Only.

- #57 Felix Sockwell was left off the printed map.
54 South Mountain Ave, Maplewood- Internet map #57
Please make sure to stop by and see his work!

The Baird
5 Mead Street, South Orange, NJ 07079

Pierro Gallery: The Blue Scarf Collective: Art in a Time of Resistance
Second Floor, Gallery Hours M-Thurs. 11-4pm & by appointment. Open for the Studio Tour. 

May 10-June 17, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 10, 6-9 pm
Free Artist Talk: Thursday, June 2, 7pm

Blue Scarf Collective will be exhibiting their newest work in conjunction with the SOMA Artists Studio Tour. Works ranging from light installations, photography, illustration, painting, fiber art, printmaking, and sculpture will be on view. Guest artist and SOMA resident, Diana Fine will be exhibiting her latest  series of work. Fine's work explores identity modification, advertising's inherent racial bias, and the toxic obsession with light skin.

During the studio tour weekend, June 3-4th, stop by and participate in the Button Resist Project. Design your own wearable protest with donations benefiting the Rain Foundation of Essex County.

Funky Fun Art Craft Room
Check out the Funky Fun Art space. Make a family friendly project and learn about Funky Fun Art Camps.

JUDI House: Art From the Heart
110 Irvington Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079
Arts and crafts in all mediums presented by Artists from JESPY House

Mona Lisa FramingArtists from GlassRoots
7 Highland Place, Maplewood, NJ

Glass Roots provides area youth with opportunities to create glass art, and develop entrepreneurial and life skills. glassroots.org.

Pet Wants: The Pet Project
67 South Orange Ave, South Orange
Exhibition runs 6/2- 7/6
Opening party: June 2, 7-9pm.

Recents works from artists Chrissy McIntyre and Lara Tomlin featuring modern and eclectic pet portraits. Open all day long during the Studio Tour.

15 Scotland Road (Mark Murphy Music)
South Orange, NJ 07079

Studio Tour Artists explore the theme Endangered.

Pierro Outdoors & South Orange Village Alliance Valley Street Windows
4-12 Village Plaza (Rear)
South Orange, NJ 07079

An outdoor art installation on Valley St. located on the windows at the back of the building
at 4-12 Village Plaza

Domareki Gallery at Columbia High School: AP Studio Art and Art 4 students
17 Parker Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040

An exhibition of the best of the visual arts at Columbia High School.

SOPAC Inspired Minds: Young Artists Exhibition 2017
Herb & Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC
One SOPAC Way, South Orange

Opening Reception: May 18, 2106 6-9pm
An exhibit featuring drawings, paintings and photographs by Essex County's gifted high school artists. Open during the studio tour 11-5pm.

Arts Unbound Showcase
100 Baker Ave. Maplewood, NJ
Shop and Gallery

South Orange Public Library
65 Scotland Road, South Orange, NJ 07079

Digital Gallery: Sense of Place; Violetta Zuppa, watercolors; Gina Petrecca, photography
Things that Matter: A written art project with thoughtful contributions from the community
3-D printing Demo: Saturday 6/3, 11am

Tony Smith Tau
Corner of North Ridge Road and Mead Street, South Orange

Permanent monumental work by native son, Tony Smith, owned by the Village of South Orange.

Gateway Murals
The Gateway, 9 West South Orange Avenue, South Orange (ongoing)

Nine murals facing The Gateway luxury apartments. Oksana Berzinsh, Bill Billec, Mary Jean Canziani, Lawrence Ciarallo, Santiago Cohen, Kathleen Hong, Kevin O'Connell, Roberta Melzl, Franc Palaia.


There's plenty of time to visit us all! Checkout the work of our colleagues at :

Riker Hill Art Park Studio Artists Tour
For more information, visit: www.rikerhillartists.org


Artist Interviews:
Rick Hauser Meet the Artists: A Series of Artist Interviews on Video
Hosted by Sybil Archibald and filmed and edited by Joy Yagid, the exhibit explores the perspectives and muses of 19 area artists (studiotoursoma.org/artist-videos, youtube.com/user/somastudiotour, somatv.org).