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Find Mary Lou Bono’s take on Gallery East in her article in the Urbana Town Courier, “Art Full Weekend in the Country” on page 23:

“And in the country—one stop on the Countryside Artisans Tour—is Gallery East on Mt. Ephraim Road. Located in a picturesque barn set amid rustic rolling hills and evolving fall colors . . .”

Monocacy Monocle’s Center Stage: Beallsville's Sculptor: David Therriault And the Countryside Artisans of MarylandAndie Devynck (Oct. 20, 2018) (p. 18)

Countryside Artisans Tours. A free, self-guided experience, the art lover can visit eighteen different galleries, studios, . . . breweries, and vineyards. There are over fifty visual, fiber, sculptural, and beverage artists whose artistry you admire and purchase, and with whom you can engage in conversation regarding their process, their livelihoods, and their love for the Ag Reserve.
Frederick Magazine highlights Countryside Artisan, Bonny Lundy in Flowing in Frame.“From her Pleasant View Studio in Brookeville she is enveloped by the beauty of nature that inspires most of her work.”

“The pastoral setting adds to the ambiance for artists as they create their glass pieces surrounded by natural light, fresh air and a very ‘un-mall like’ experience.”

Read about Art of Fire’s re-purposed dairy barn to a glass-blowing studio and extensive gallery in Montgomery Magazine’s “A Touch of Glass.” 

Chris Slattery perfectly captures the essence of the Countryside Artisans in CultureSpot MC’s article, Country Strong.

Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County highlights Countryside Artisans Fall Gallery and Studio Tour: go to Countryside Creativity!

Poolesville and the surrounding Agricultural Reserve have been the inspiration for Claire Howard, whose studio is a converted chicken coop.

Please click here to enjoy the entire article.


NIH Clinical Center recognizes National Volunteer Week
- a tribute to the volunteers, including our own Susan Pearcy!


Q&A with Susan Due Pearcy - Wide range of work exhibited in "Full Spectrum" at Blanche Ames Gallery. Susan talks about her work, her family, her studio, and her volunteer work
at NIH.

Frederick News-Post, May 30, 2013


Click here to see the Gazette article about a Countryside Artisan's' past spring tour!


Read a great article about
Art of Fire, one of our studios!

"Martha"

Just what do people think of stone sculptor David Therriault and his studio, greenhouses, shop, and sculpture garden at Alden Farms?

This filmmaker finds him #inspirational. Click here.


This landscape designer “saw at least a dozen {pieces} I could envision incorporating into a garden.”  Click here.


This journalist has discovered the “Garden of Alden.” Click here.


In this edition of Marilandica we would like you to get to know Tina Thieme Brown and her Morningstar Studio in Barnesville, in the shadow of Sugarloaf Mountain. In addition to having the mountain for her neighbor, she is surrounded by the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve, in which she is an active board member of two civic organizations. To download pdf, please click here.

In the News Again!

This picture of Susan Due Pearcy, one of the artists in the Countryside Artisans Studio Tour, was featured in the Washington Post Local Living section on Thursday, November 29, 2012, to remind all to come to their
Holiday Tour.

Montgomery County Insight magazine features David Therriault of Alden Farms. Click here to read.
Countryside Artisans is featured in: Home & Design - The Magazine of Luxury Homes and Fine Interiors. Spring 2006
Click here to see the April 11, 2004 article about our tour, published in The Washington Post in their Sunday Source Roadtrip column.

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