Art collectors and aficionados understand the power of a studio visit. If you are considering a work of art and making it a part of your collection, a studio walk-through with the artists can really seal the deal. You can be confident in your choice after seeing the artist in his or her own environment and entrusting you with a sense of what makes them tick and how their work comes to be. A relationship between patron or collector and artists can develop that is quite powerful and enhancing for both parties.
But you can’t be everywhere at once, which is where the latest free eBook from Southwest Art—The Best of My World: A Visit with 5 Artists in Their Creative Spaces—comes into play. Artists from across the country open their doors to us and give us a sense of their art practice as if we were walking right through the door of their studios, so you can discover artists who are working in noteworthy modes while getting a sense of who the artists behind the work is and what they stand for.
Do you have a memorable story of a studio visit? Leave a comment below as we would love to hear who you’ve been able to visit in their studios and what kind of insights about their work came about during the visit. Don’t forget to download your copy of My World, as you’ll be able to have five studio “visits” that are just a convenient click away. Enjoy!