Organizers of annual studio tour looking for artists

The annual Enumclaw Artist Studio Tour is slated for May 18 and local artists are being sought to participate in the event.

Selected artists will open their studios to the public for sales, conversation and an occasional snack beginning at 10 a.m.  The Arts Alive! Gallery also will be participating with hands-on artists  demonstrating their skills throughout the day. Additionally, the Enumclaw High School Hot Shop will be  open with student work for sale.

Studio tour artists must be available throughout the day on May 18 to show and talk about their current artwork, process and where they get ideas.

Interested local artists will be expected to: display at least 10 current works of art that are for sale; be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the day of the event; demonstrate a technique and hold conversations with visitors; post provided signs to help advertise their studio locations; and take care of their own sales and tax collection and reporting.

Those chosen to participate will be required to submit one digital image of their work to The artwork will be included in advertising materials.

Enumclaw Artist Studio Tour visitors will begin their free tour by picking up a map at any of the participating studios. A number of local artists will be creating artwork in the Arts Alive! Gallery.

Local artists interested in taking part in this program can address questions to LaTurner at 360-802-0239, or by email at


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