Welcome to the 19th annual Camano Island Studio TourThe 19th Annual Camano Island Studio Tour is gearing up to be one of the most exciting in our history. We are eager to welcome visitors who have made our tour a tradition for years as well as new visitors exploring art on Camano Island for the first time. We have carefully selected 41 juried artists, galleries and studios to participate in the island’s largest tourist event of the year. With each year, more artists apply and the level of skill and talent continues to grow.
This year, the Tour continues to expand with six new artists joining the two-weekend event. These artists include:
2 Weekends 5 Days
Mothers Day Weekend
Friday May 12 –
Sunday May 14
10am – 5pm
Saturday May 20 –
Sunday May 21
10am – 5pm
- Nicki Wight – Watercolors(Cover Artist)
- Jeanne Wolfington – Photography
- Amy Martin – Plein-Air, Oil on canvas
- Rick Klauber – Sculptor
- Stan O’Neil – Glass art
- Susan Rothschild – Mixed Media
With such growing competition from emerging artists that have come to call Camano Island home, having a new artist named as our cover artist is a special accomplishment. It is a testament to the fact that our community and this tour continues to attract accomplished and talented artists.
For those who are returning to the Tour this year, thank you for making our art community a part of your spring and Mother’s Day traditions. We love sharing our passion for art, and the beauty of our island with you. For those who are new to the Tour, thank you for visiting us!
The tour begins in
CAMANO ISLAND, Wash. (PRWEB) May 05, 2017
Next Friday, May 12, the Camano Island Studio Tour will open to welcome an estimated 5,000 visitors to the tranquil artist community island over the course of its two-weekend event. The Studio Tour attracts art lovers and nature lovers drawn by the diverse visual arts and the unique beauty of Camano Island and has become the largest tourist event for the community.
2017 C.A.A. Cover Artist
Nicki Wight Artist Bio“Watercolor is magical,” says Nicki Wight, the featured cover artist of this year’s tour. A recent arrival to Camano Island, Nicki finds inspiration in the scenery of the Pacific Northwest—the sea life, the sunsets, the trees, and the stunning waterscapes. Her favorite subjects, however, are people. “I love painting people. I always start with the eyes,” she says. “They are the window to the soul.” read more…
2017 Camano Island Studio TourEver wonder what makes the Camano Studio Tour so unique? Check out our latest video to learn how some of our most established artists came to their careers in the arts, how they found themselves on Camano Island, and just how important the community and the nature is in defining what makes this Tour unlike any other. Art truly does live on Camano Island.
Amy Martin, who has been painting and drawing her entire life but recently found herself inspired by the natural world of Camano Island and has pursued straight landscape painting. She will open her newly built studio to the public for the first time on this tour. read more…
Forget everything you think you know about quilts and prepare for the amazing artistry of Opal Cocke — a fourth generation quilter whose use of color, form and fabric is nothing short of stunning. Be inspired by the legacy of generations of women who are a part of Opal’s story. read more…