Big Medium presents the 2nd annual West Austin Studio Tour! WEST is a free, self-guided tour that champions the abundance of talent within Austin’s large and wildly diverse creative community. The public is invited to discover new artistic talent; see working studios; learn about artists' tools, techniques and inspirations; explore galleries and a variety of exhibitions; and immerse themselves in the arts and local business communities.
WEST BASICS: DATES, TIMES, COST
This year the tour will run from April 27 - May 5, 2013. All artist studios and exhibition spaces will be free to the public and open on the weekends of April 27-28 & May 4-5 from 11am - 6pm.
WEST encompasses the area west of I-35, east of Mopac/Loop 1, south of HWY 183, and north of HWY 71/Ben White and HWY 360.
WHO PRODUCES THE TOUR?
The West Austin Studio Tour is presented by Big Medium, an Austin-based non-profit organization dedicated to promoting contemporary art throughout Texas. In addition to WEST, Big Medium programming includes the East Austin Studio Tour and the Texas Biennial. We also produce innovative exhibitions throughout the year in our gallery space, provide affordable studio space to artists, and partners with various arts organizations and other interesting folks to develop projects that we think are worth everyone's while.
Co-Directors: Shea Little & Anastasia Colombo
Program Coordinators: Jana Swec, Camden Torres & Jon Windham
Design: Jana Swec, Jon Windham & Shea Little
Preparator: Matt Norris
Community & Artist Outreach: Camden Torres
Event & Volunteer Coordinator: Meagan Smith
Advertising: Jana Swec
Interested in supporting Big Medium and the Austin visual arts community? Become a volunteer for the West Austin Studio Tour! Please contact Meagan Smith at email@example.com to get involved.
REGARDING CERTAIN WORKS
The WEST catalog and website are evolving physical and digital representations of all Austin artists who participate in the tours and the work they create. Big Medium does not set any content guidelines for artists or exercise any predetermined censorship when producing the WEST catalog and website. We ask you to please be aware that the 2013 WEST catalog and website may contain some images with sexual content, nudity, and violence. We understand and appreciate that some individuals may find certain of these images controversial. We respect those opinions and are always open to community feedback. Simply, we continuously arrive at a single point, to uphold the freedom of expression and artistic creativity.
NEED MORE INFORMATION?
For further information or inquiries about the West Austin Studio Tour, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.