PLEASE REMEMBER
Not all artists are on every tour, so check the current tour map for open studios.
because studio hours vary, it's best to contact the artist for non-tour visits.

Alden Farms

David Therriault
19215 Beallsville Rd.
Beallsville, MD 20839
(301) 972-7183
aldenfarms@aldenfarms.net
www.davidtherriault.net

Alden Farms is the home of David Therriault’s stone studio and sculpture garden. Enjoy two acres of inspired walks, gardens, and patios and experience how David’s sculpture will enrich your home and garden!

Art of Fire
Foster, Theda, Todd, Josh and Bruce
7901 Hawkins Creamery Rd.
Laytonsville, MD 20882
(301) 253-6642
artoffire@artoffire.com
www.artoffire.com
Art of Fire is a full-scale working art glass studio. Located in a renovated dairy barn in Northern Montgomery County, it is the mid-Atlantic's largest state-of-the-art studio. We offer classes and furnace rental. You may browse our gallery while watching Foster, Todd and Josh create original pieces using the freeblown, off-hand technique. Please click here for directions.

Claire Howard Studio


Claire Howard
Lindenwood Farm

20415 Westerly Rd.
Poolesville, MD 20837
301-349-3902
chowardlindenwood@verizon.net

www.clairehoward.net

Historic Lindenwood Farm was built in the 1850's and Claire's Studio and Gallery is located behind the Victorian farmhouse in a renovated chicken coop. Her richly textured oil paintings reflect her love of the beautiful rural countryside, local beaches, and lovingly tended flower gardens and farm animals. Giclees, beautifully framed prints and cards fill the Studio as well as delightful seasonal gifts, jewelry, and specialty papers. She loves to welcome studio visitors and share her love of art, painting, and country living. Commissioned work accepted.

Dancing Leaf Farm
Dalis Davidson
21920 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109)
Barnesville, Maryland 20838
(301) 801-6995
www.dancingleaffarm.com
Dancing Leaf Farm is a small cottage industry featuring Dalis’ own line of hand dyed yarn, fiber, and wearables. Located on two acres overlooking Sugarloaf Mountain and the Catoctin and Blue Ridge Mountain ranges, Dalis’ charming studio houses an array of colorful yarns (some from the sheep that graze the back field) and fiber for spinners and felters. For the non-craft people, Dalis has artsy accessories like felted scarves, shawls and hand knit items.

Dusty Road Pottery

Jennifer Hamilton
1526 Linthicum Road
Dickerson, Maryland 20842
301-874-0003
Jennifer@dustyroadpottery.com
www.dustyroadpottery.net
Dusty Road Pottery is the ceramic studio of artist, Jennifer Hamilton. Housed in a converted dairy barn, the studio features colorful, hand-painted, earthenware pottery and unique sculptural vessels. Dusty Road Pottery also offers classes for the young and the young at heart and programs for children.

Gallery East

Kristen Morrison and Orlando Morales
1820 Mt Ephraim Road
Adamstown, MD 21710
301-514-2645
gallery.east1@gmail.com
gallery-east.org

Gallery East features paintings and photography by contemporary artists in a repurposed two-story barn and milk shed studio located in the rolling hills of Sugarloaf Mountain.

Kiparoo Farm
Annie Kelley
3511 Bussard Road
Middletown, MD 21769
301-371-7454
www.KiparooFarm.com

Kiparoo Farm is a working sheep and dairy farm located in rural Frederick County, Maryland. The mission of Kiparoo Farm is to teach and demonstrate the stewardship of natural and agricultural resources by growing quality sheep and wool in cooperation with Mother Nature. Our farm studio is fully stocked with a fantastic selection of exciting yarns spun from our large flock of beautiful Border Leicester sheep. We carry a large selection of great Kiparoo Farm patterns and a pleasing collection of antique buttons, needles and crochet tools. We have a varied assortment of finished products and samples to inspire your creative spirit. So come to a gentle place in time and meet the sheep and shepherds of Kiparoo Farm.

Morningstar Studio

Tina Brown
18201 Barnesville Rd.
Barnesville, MD 20838
(240) 654-3149
tinathiemebrown@comcast.net
www.tinathiemebrown.com

(Click here for Tina's studio notes.)

Morningstar Studio is the art space of artist Tina Thieme Brown. This charming 1790 log cabin art studio is set behind her 1747 Barnesville home that was a tavern during the civil war. Her work reflects a passion for nature and the pastoral landscape surrounding Sugarloaf Mountain. Oil paintings, Prints off the etching press, Color pencil drawings, Pastels, Botanical originals and Giclee prints line the walls. The bookcase is filled with the Sugarloaf field guide and history books that she illustrated, as well as the illustrated Map of Montgomery County’s Agricultural Reserve. Tina shares her passion for native plants and their habitat when you visit the studio.


MudPi Studios

Lori Baker
1596 Daisy Rd.
Woodbine, MD 21797
Phone number: 410-499- 8156
lori.mudpistudios@gmail.com
www.mudpistudios.com

MudPi Studios was born from the creative passions of Lori Baker and is currently located at Heron’s Meadow Farm in Woodbine, MD. Heron’s Meadow Farm is Maryland’s first (and only) tea farm and is host to many inspirational views, wildlife, and MudPi teapots. Visitors to the farm can sample some of our teas, shop for their new favorite mug from the mug tree, walk through herb gardens, or simply relax on the patio. Whether it’s a new tea to try or a new stoneware creation on display in the pottery studio, there is always something exciting happening at Heron’s Meadow Farm.


Pastels & Porcelain

Penny McCrea & Michael Cohen Holdahl
23800 Peach Tree Road
Clarksburg, MD 20871
301-509-5708
Penny McCrea  
    www.penelopemccrea.com
Michael Cohen Holdahl  
    www.mcholdahl.com

These artists join forces in a rustic gallery setting near Sugarloaf Mountain. Two-dimensional pastel paintings and photos of Penny McCrea’s will be exhibited with the unique hand crafted three-dimensional porcelain pieces of Michael Cohen Holdahl’s. Visitors will enjoy an on-site kiln opening at the Peach Tree studio/gallery.

Pleasant View Studio

Bonnie Lundy
3425 Gregg Road
Brookeville, MD 20833
301-466-6344
bonnielundyart@aol.com
www.bonnylundy.com

Pleasant View Studio is a special place tucked in a tall tulip poplar woodland where Bonny creates original watercolors, oils, wax paintings and other works of art. Nature, florals, travel scenes, landscapes, still life and abstracts are available to bring joy and beauty to your home or office. Enjoy this quiet and peaceful artist’s sanctuary on a stroll through our perennial and herb gardens.


Rocklands Farm and Winery


The Glenn Family
14525 Montevideo Rd.
Poolesville, MD 20837
301-825-8075
info@rocklandsfarmmd.com
www.rocklandsfarmmd.com

Rocklands Farm is 34 scenic acres located on an authentic, historicalproperty in the Agricultural Reserve of Montgomery County, Maryland, just thirty minutes from Washington DC. When visiting our working farm, you can pick up pasture-raised meats, fruit, and veggies from our market and enjoy a glass of wine as you tour through our vineyard and winery!

Resident Artists at
Sandy Spring Museum

Resident Artists at
Sandy Spring Museum

17901 Bentley Rd.
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
301-774-0022
info@sandyspringmuseum.org
www.sandyspringmuseum.org/residentartists

Sandy Spring Museum is home to eleven resident artists who work in a wide variety of mediums, including fiber, clay, enamel, silver and acrylic. The museum is located in quaint Sandy Spring on a wooded 7-acre campus where you can stroll and picnic in addition to enjoying the talents of this diverse group of artists. Products for sale include jewelry, fine arts and crafts, pottery, quilts, and more. Some of the artists use items from the museum’s historic collection as a source of inspiration in their work. All of the artists will make custom items on commission.


Something Earthy Pottery Studio

Linda Phillips
24410 Hipsley Mill Rd
Laytonsville, MD 20882
301-414-5435

www.somethingearthy.com

Slightly off the beaten path, nestled in the Agricultural Reserve, you will find Something Earthy Pottery Studio. The studio houses a gift gallery of the original hand thrown pottery of artist, Linda Phillips. The gallery also features many local artisan's work in jewelry, paintings, photos and more. Something Earthy offers classes on the wheel and other unique programs throughout the year. Stop by to see what's "Hot out of the Kiln" and find that one of a kind item!


Sugarloaf Studio
Susan Due Pearcy
21900 Beallsville Road (Rt. 109)
Barnesville, MD 20838
301-972-7564
sdpearcy@comcast.net

www.susanduepearcy.com

(Click here for Susan's studio notes, and here to see her recent work.
For her resume, please click here.)

Northern light streams in on the original fine art of Susan Due Pearcy. Enter the quiet peace of living and creating in a country studio setting. Susan offers a vast array of original prints, paintings and photographs celebrating nature’s beauty. Pearcy’s art has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is held in numerous private and public collections.

Guest Artists
: "Rebecca Pearcy Textiles"/"Queen Bee Creations" and William N. Price, "Nicholson Woodworks”

Tiewyan Artisans
("Tee Wee An")

An Artist Collective* Bev Thoms, Curator
21700 Big Woods Road
Dickerson, MD 20842
301-461-1287
Click here for Video
Click here for Studio Notes
tiewyan@comcast.net

October is a wonderful month to venture into the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve for the Countryside Artisan tour. Not only will you find fantastic art in 18 open studios, but the rural landscape is riotous with autumnal color and the farm markets are full of the last of the seasonal harvest. On Tiewyan Farm, in the heart of the Reserve, our sheep and cattle are munching on the last of the summer grasses. I have transformed my red barn studio from a rustic working studio to an enticing gallery space. You will see (and love) the work of 10 fabulous artists including fiber art wearables and accessories, quilted and felted wall art, hand woven baskets, photography, paintings, hand dyed textile table ware, artisan breads and much more.

2 Griffins

Vernon & Damien Griffin
27421 Clarksburg Rd.
Damascus, MD 27421
301-414-0080
vernon@2griffins.com
www.2griffins.com

2 Griffins Fine Woodworking is the father and son team of Vernon and Damien Griffin. We couple stunning exotic hardwoods from around the world with our original designs to create one-of-a-kind pieces, such as our signature lamps, various accent tables, and mirrors. We also offer a variety of collectibles, including antique and contemporary peppermills, wood and acrylic pens, and much more.

Waredaca Brewing Company

4017 Damascus Rd.
Laytonsville, MD 20882
301-774-2337
WaredacaBrewing.com

 

Windsong Studio

Cynthia Jennings    
18141 Barnesville Road
Barnesville, MD 20838
301-349-4460
www.windsongstudioart.com

Windsong Studio, behind the 1912 home of its artist, Cynthia Jennings, is nestled in the quiet town of Barnesville, surrounded by the vista of Sugarloaf Mountain. It is there that you will find Cynthia’s paintings in a variety of mediums and subjects, featuring local landscape and lake scenes from the Adirondacks. She is passionate about repurposing salvaged elements and frequently uses them in her work: mixing old and new in jewelry designs, painting on reclaimed wood, and making her own frames with salvaged wood. Windsong Studio is thrilled to share pieces inspired by nature with a focus on recycling the past.

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