Guest submission by Chamber member: Sedona Visual Artists Coalition

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe arts are thriving in Sedona and the Verde Valley and the Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition (SVAC) invites you to thrive along with them as they present the Open Studio Tour 2014 which will be held on April 25, 26 and 27. This annual celebration of the arts and artists includes Sedona, Cornville and Cottonwood and has been deemed a Signature Event in the Verde Valley by the Sedona Chamber of Commerce.  The weekend event is a free, self-guided tour allowing visitors the opportunity to meet and talk with artists in their daily workspaces. This non-profit, artist-run event provides thousands of visitors a unique opportunity to meet the artists and gain a firsthand view of their creative processes.



The diversity of style and medium among the participating artists is a testament to the vitality of the artistic community in theSVAC 2 Sedona area. Visitors will gain insight into artistic practices and techniques by seeing artists’ work at various stages of completion. A wide array of technical and artistic tools will be on display including; the various types of canvas, papers, surfaces and paints, as well as kilns for firing ceramics and glass. The event is designed to be an interactive and educational experience. To this end, the artists will conduct demonstrations during the tour and the public is encouraged to ask questions.



SVAC will distribute brochures with a complete list of the participating artists, and a map to all of the artists’ studios. These will be available at many locations throughout the valley. For more information visit