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Did you ever want to go inside
an artist's studio?
 
LIVE MUSEUM MEMBER-ONLY EVENTS
 
The next artist studio live Zoom tour is...
 
Wednesday
May 12, 2021@ noon PT
 
We will bring you to the
Fresno studio of artist
Anne Scheid
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A native of Cincinnati, artist Anne Scheid has made Fresno her home since 1991. She oversaw the drawing program at Fresno City College for more than twenty years, retiring in 2015. Scheid has been a part of several exhibitions at the Fresno Art Museum over the decades, the most recent being her three-part retrospective Body/Land in 2016. Her drawing The Ancient (2005) is included in the current exhibition Here She Stands: Women Artists from the Permanent Collection.
 
Please join us for an exclusive Zoom visit with Curator Sarah Vargas and Anne Scheid where Anne will invite us into her studio and will discuss her artistic process.
 
Note that this studio tour will be recorded and available to be viewed by non-members of the Museum within a few weeks of the live tour.
 
Museum members:
Click here to register!
 
Please note that registrations for this studio tour
after 5 pm today, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 may not be confirmed.


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Watch the Videos!

Our Artist Studio Visits are Fresno Art Museum member-only events. Barring any technical difficulty, we plan to record each of our artist studio visits and present them here.

You can click the image below to see our recorded studio tours:

 

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A Fresno Art Museum Production
© 2020 Fresno Art Museum
All images: © Will Bullas

On Thursday, November 12, 2020 at noon a live visit via Zoom was held at the Carmel Valley, California studio of artist and illustrator, Will Bullas. Will currently has an exhibition of illustrations at the Fresno Art Museum from his illustrated children's book "M is for Masterpiece: An Art Alphabet" written by David Domeniconi. This studio visit explores all the other amazing and humorous art that Will has created over the years and gives some insight into his creative process. The only thing missing from the video is a laugh track!

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 A Fresno Art Museum Production 
© 2020 Fresno Art Museum 
All images: © Richard Amend, Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend, and Wyatt Amend

On Thursday, December 10, 2020, this gifted family of artists invited FAM into their Ojai, California studios which they call The Amend Family Arts Compound. It was a great tour of the work and studios of three extraordinary artists and an opportunity to get to know them and the dynamics within the family. The recording includes a per-recorded video tour of each of the family members in their studios. FAM is happy to share it with those who missed it!

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A Fresno Art Museum Production 
© 2021 Fresno Art Museum 
All images: © Bonnie Peterson

On Thursday, February 4, 2021, FAM visited the Michigan Studio of fiber artist Bonnie Peterson. This proved to be a most interesting tour of how this artist combines science and art to create her amazing and detailed quilts. Her exhibition, Another Sierra Day is currently on view at the Fresno Art Museum. For more details on Bonnie's exhibition you can check it out in our gallery guide.

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A Fresno Art Museum Production 
© 2021 Fresno Art Museum 
All images: © Margaret Lazzari

On March 18, 2021 FAM had a virtual visit to the studio of this accomplished Southern California artist. Viewers learned what inspires Margaret and how she works to create her monumental colorful and masterful paintings. We are happy to share it with those who missed it. Enjoy the visit!
 
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A Fresno Art Museum Production 
© 2021 Fresno Art Museum 
All images: © Rick Freitas
 
 
On April 15, 2021 FAM took our members into the studio and home of this talented local artist. Viewers learned what drives him and how he creates his stunning, often quite large, Renaissance-inspired contemporary masterpieces in a very limited space. We welcome you to take the tour of Rick Freitas' studio!

 Special thank you to Sarah Bernard for video editing.


 

Pictured above in banner: Will Bullas, Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend, Richard Amend, Wyatt Amend, and Bonnie Peterson, our first artist studio tour participants.