Anglesey Open Studios
This year The Candle Alchemist will be taking part in Anglesey Open Studios and Galleries Weeks, Saturday 8th April – Sunday 23rd April 2017, when painters, sculptors, photographers, film makers, printmakers, installation artists and craftworkers open their studios to visitors.
Often the Anglesey weather is fine and sunny at Easter so here’s hoping! You can always combine studio visits with a trip to one of our stunning beaches. There are plenty of excellent places to stay on the Island so make a break of it if you are from away, or if living locally find out what happens in the studio on your doorstep.
This year during the Open Studios and Galleries Weeks, over 50 painters, sculptors, photographers, filmmakers, printmakers, installation artists and craftworkers open their studios to visitors, or exhibit in one of the 9 participating galleries. You may find anything from cards, prints and original works of art to buy; see anything from works in progress to exhibitions of contemporary art. Venues include studios, chapels, barns, sheds, galleries and artists’ homes. You have the chance to meet and talk with the artist, often over a cup of tea, and gain a unique glimpse of the artistic process. Don’t feel shy about visiting; all the artists are only opening their studios as they are keen to meet you.
The event is spread over the two full weeks of Easter with some artists opening all the time and others for only a few days. This year to make it easier for you to plan, the studio opening hours are always 11am – 5pm on the days they are open. Also the A5 colour Guide has a folding cover which includes a map that helps you to plan your visits and navigate the Island.
The Guide will be widely distributed, and a PDF copy, along with additions and corrections can be downloaded from here. In the Guide, alongside each artist entry, is a calendar marked with their opening days and in the back section of the Guide a daily schedule of all studios open on each day which enables you to plan a route to visit those open.
The Candle Alchemist Opening hours during Open Studios Weeks are as follows: April – Sat 8 , Sun 9, Mon 10, Thur 13, Fri 14, Sat 15, Sun 16, Mon 17, Wed 20, Thur 21, Fri 22, Sat 23. Hours 11am till 5pm.