Thursday, October 4, 2012

POST Begins This Weekend

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), a program of The Center for Emerging Visual Artists is the largest tour of artist studios and creative workspaces in the region, and one of the premier open studio tour events in the country. The 2012 Tour will take place October 6-7 for venues West of Broad Street and October 20-21 for venues East of Broad Street.
The tours run from noon to 6 pm on both weekends, both days, and provide a unique opportunity to peak inside the studios of our local artists who are helping make Philly one of the most vibrant art scenes in the country. 

Among the great featured artist are:

The Soapbox
Independent Publishing Center will be featuring member work as part of Philadelphia Open Studio Tours West this weekend, October 6-7, from 12-6pm. The Soapbox is a Zine & Artist Book Library and Print Studio in West Philadelphia at 741 S. 51st Street, with a focus on supporting self-publication arts. Member work on display includes book, zine, print, & fiber media by: Katie Haegele (The LaLa Theory), Charlene Kwon, Johanna Marshall, Kerri R. (deafula), Mary Tasillo (Citizen Hydra Projects), Caroline Ziegler (Okay Hooray), and Scott Ziegler (Palilogy Press).

Chat with members, have some mulled cider, read zines from our collection, and take a look at our print studio. Find out more about The Soapbox at

Ife Nii Owoo and Greene Street Artists Cooperative
Works on paper, collages, mixed media and paintings.
Ifestudio3 is celebrating  along with artists at Greene Street Artists Cooperative,. 

Greene Street Artists Cooperative is celebrating its 20th anniversary during the POST weekend. The Cooperative is Philadelphia's only artist-owned and operated live and studio building. 

Since GSACs opening, more than 50 artists have lived and created work there, sharing management responsibilities and contributing to the cooperative’s ongoing success. The members currently living and working at GSAC include visual artists Barbara Bullock, Brian Defrees, Jonathan Eckel, Patrick Egan, Mindy Flexer, Steve Ford, Ife Nii Owoo, Susan Patterson, William Teodecki, Jay Thomson; and writer / poet Trapeta Mayson, who is the group’s current president.

Open Studio Sat Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7 from 12-6pm
Greene Street Artists (GASC)
5225 Greene St
Philadelphia, PA 19144 

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