2017 Open Studio Dates - 11am to 5pm
WEEKEND 1: Northern Area - May 6th - 7th
Atherton, Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Hillsborough, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, Stanford, and Woodside
WEEKEND 2: Central Area - May 13th - 14th
East Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Stanford, Sunnyvale, .
WEEKEND 3: Southern Area/Pacific Coast - May 20th - 21st
Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, San Jose, and Saratoga, El Granada, Half Moon Bay, Miramar, Montara, Moss Beach, and Pacifica
Connecting Artists with Art Lovers
Silicon Valley Open Studios is an event that encourages a close personal relationship between artists and art enthusiasts.
Our mission is to educate artists about the business of art, help promote their art business, provide guidance for emerging artists, and to create an easy, educational, and enjoyable art-buying experience for the art enthusiast.
Coming Events - SVOS University
Topic: Marketing Your Open Studio Event
Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm
Location: Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto, CA, Get a map here
We will discuss the following topics:
- Marketing is a year-round project: How to get started
- Build your database early and keep it clean year-to-year
- Attract more customers through social media
- Creatively stage and display your work
- Labeling your work & portfolio book
This session is presented by SVOS veterans, Stephanie Maclean and Christine Oliver, who have been exhibiting with Silicon Valley Open Studios for more than 15 years collectively. They will share marketing tips to help make your SVOS event successful. If you're new to Silicon Valley Open Studios, this is a session that you do not want to miss.
But don't forget. To secure your spot you must RSVP here
Portrait of an Artist:
Deborah Bobby - Artist and Jeweler
By Apala G. Egan
Yellow and mauve, the colors of spring, show up in the pieces of jewelry created by artist Deborah Bobby. So do reds, blues and other shades. The subtle gleam of etched copper permeates through many of her pieces.