The first issue of the printed brochure ARTS about town has just been released. It is free and available at select locations
in the Ojai Valley.
<<< Cover art: "Topa Topa Bluffs" by Alberta "Bert" Collins
Brochure distribution in process to restaurants, hotels and other fine locations around town.
The fabled Ojai Studio Artists (OSA) Tour is taking place on Saturday 11, Sunday 12, and also on Monday 13.
Also this Saturday and Sunday: the annual Art Detour, which showcases more artists at various locations in Ojai.
The second issue of the ARTS about town brochure is being distributed to all participating art spaces and a growing number of select locations in the OJai Valley and beyond.
Cover Art: "Mermaid Teapot" by Beatrice Wood >>>
The third issue releases: Early Spring
Distribution points increased. Brochures run out in 6 weeks.
<<< Cover Art: "Peter with Red Shirt" by John Nava
The fourth issue releases: April-May
Brochures ran out in 5 weeks!
Cover Art: "Morning Glory" by Dan Schultz >>>
The fifth issue releases: Summer 2015
After only eight months since its launch, the print run of the ARTS about town brochure is doubled to 5,000 copies in order to accommodate the wider distribution and increasing demand. Publication cycle changes also from two months to three months.
Cover Art: "Bold and Bright" Quilt by Ojai Charity Quilters >>>
The sixth issue releases: Autumn 2015
Our distribution continues to expand and include more locations in the Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. The brochure will be widely available in several extra locations during the annual Ojai Studio Artist Tour and Ojai Art Detour in October.
<<< Cover Art: “Taking Off 1” by Kelly Luscombe Bea.
The seventh issue releases: Winter 2015
An article by Bill Warner in the Ojai Valley Visitors Guide
tells the story of how ARTS about town came to life in 2015 and how it continues to develop in print and online.
Winter 2015 Cover Art:
Lago di Como Italian vintage travel poster, stone lithograph,
circa 1900. At Jane Handel Art.
Artisan 18k Gold and Diamond: A collection designed by Susan Cummings. At Susan Cummings Fine Jewelry and Artisan Gallery.
Santa Clara Bowl by Margaret Tafoya (1904-2001) signed on base.
At California Auctioneers and Appraisers.
Bird’s Eye View by Dan Schultz. Oil Painting on Linen, 2015,
At Dan Schultz Fine Art Gallery and Studio.
The eighth issue releases: Spring 2016
<<< Spring 2016 Cover Art:
Hummingbird Ceramic pitcher by Lauren Hanson. At the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts.
Five Tropical Birds (1954) Oil painting and gold leaf on canvas by
Jessie Arms Botke (1883-1971) Collection of the Ojai Valley Museum of History and Art.
Ray Harding drawing in his studio The Ojai Studio Artists (OSA) offers “Second Saturday” a monthly program of studio visits with their artists.
Sea Cups (Detail) Mixed media sculpture, 2014, by Pamela Grau. At the Crussell-Grau Studio.