We invite friends, families, art enthusiasts, and the curious to experience and meet a variety of outstanding artists as they exhibit their work during this special annual event. This unique and intimate opportunity creates a free, unlimited access to the artists, and a clearer understanding of our stories and creative processes.
This is Ivystone's third year participating in the annual tour and it's always been a wonderful time. We hope you will join us. In addition to the artwork by our tour artists Justin Smith, Lynnette Shelley and Abby McClure, we will have complimentary refreshments and art demos throughout the weekend.
MAY 17, 2019 Chester County Studio Tour PREVIEW NIGHT! 5-8 PM. Free and open to the public. Meet artists Justin Smith, Abby McClure and Lynnette Shelley and view their work on the upcoming studio tour (see below). Get a start on the crowds for the Chester County Studio Tour in a relaxed atmosphere.
MAY 18-19, 2019 Chester County Studio Tour Ivystone Studio is tour stop #10 on the annual Chester County Studio Tour. We are featuring artists Justin Smith, Abby McClure and Lynnette Shelley. Justin will also be doing glass blowing demonstrations throughout the weekend, while Lynnette and Abby will be showing and discussing some of their newest creations. All work is for sale.
Tour Hours: Sat, May 18. 10 AM to 6 PM; Sun, May 19. 11 AM to 5 PM FREE and open to the public.
County Collectors - $75 In addition to their work for sale, each artist will also have one unique "County Collector" priced at $75 for the duration of the tour only. First come, first served. County Collectors are miniature works of art that are on uniform 6x6 inch hardboard panels. For painters these come with a black floater frame, wired and ready to hang, and for 3D art the art comes on a black 6x6 inch base, ready for display.
"Spring Turtle", County Collector by Lynnette Shelley
Some examples of work by the artists on our tour stop:
Contemporary Animal Paintings by Lynnette Shelley
Landscape paintings by Abby McClure:
Hand-blown glass and custom wood furniture by Justin Smith
GET OUT AND VOTE (for your favorite artist) and win "County Cash"
County Cash is "money" to buy art and invest locally. When you vote for your favorite artist, we'll give you the chance to win $50 worth of County Cash, AND your favorite artist wins $500.00. Win-Win!
To help you invest in the arts, County Studio tour and local businesses have come together to create County Cash. Your vote for your favorite artist enters you in the County Cash Raffle, giving you the opportunity to collect more of your favorite artist.
Spring and Summer 2019 Four of Lynnette's artworks were licensed on seven banners to hang in downtown Rahway, NJ, as the featured artist for the spring and summer season. View images of her banners here, here, here, here and here.
May 3 - June 14, 2019 "View" at The Art Trust Gallery at Meridian Bank, 16 West Market Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania.Exhibition of artists from the Chester County Studio Tour. Opening reception is May 3, 5-9 PM.
October 18 - November 9, 2019 "Into the Enchanted Wild", Featured Artist at Exhibit B Gallery, 105 North Main Street, Souderton, Pennsylvania. Opening Reception October 18, 5-9 PM.
November 8-10, 2019 Sugarloaf Craft Festival Fall Oaks Show | Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, Pennsylvania. Hours: Friday and Saturday, 10 AM-6 PM; Sunday 10 AM-5 PM. Tickets $8 online, $10 at the door. Additional Details TBA.