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2023 November Studio Tour Artist Application

Deadline to submit: Monday, August 21, 2023

Fall Studio Tour: Nov 10-12, 2023

The Toe River Arts Studio Tour offers member artists the oportunity to welcome visitors into their studios as a means to share their personal art stories, give a glimpse into the processes behind their work and to sell directly to art collectors attending. 

Artists may submit two pieces of work for inclusion in the Studio Tour Exhibition which runs from Nov 4 - Dec 30. 

Work for the exhibition needs to be dropped off in the Spruce Pine gallery Oct 24 - 27, 2023 (10:30-5). 

Please read over the entire application and fill in each section, even if you are are a returning tour participant. 

Contact Information


Please give us the URL of your Facebook business page. Searching your Facebook username does not always send visitors to the correct page.

About your studio

Please fill out the following information exactly how you would like it to be printed in the tour guide. *Guest artists: please use host studio information

*If you are a first-time participating studio, please leave this blank.

(i.e. from Spruce Pine, Burnsville, Bakersville; please be concise.)

If GPS coordinates provide a more accurate location than your studio address in navigational apps, please provide those coordinates here.
*The Studio Tour Committee will provide a list of hosts who are interested in sharing their studio.

About your art

Which best describes your work. Choose up to three.

Required Image

Submit an image for the Studio Tour catalog below. To ensure high quality printing and display on our website, please submit a jpg 1500 pixels wide at 300dpi.


All participating artists are required to volunteer their help for the Tour. Please see our Studio Tour policies for a detailed description of each volunteer role.
Please select three volunteering options.

Payment Information

2023 membership dues are $125 *** November 2023 tour fee is $100 *** Non-Volunteer fee is $40.
If you are uncertain, you might be contacted to submit your updated membership application and dues.
Please select all that apply. If you are uncertain about your membership status please call the Spruce Pine Gallery, 828-765-0520
Payments must be made no later than Sept 30, 2023
* If you are paying with cash, check or card in person, please click submit below and then when it takes you to the PayPal screen, just cancel. Your application will still be submitted even if you do not receive a confirmation email .