Artist Studio Tours 2015

FallArtistStudioTourStaciaFall Artist Studio Tour – Fall in Love With Art Presented by SKARTS (Skaneateles Area Arts Council) returns in 2015!

  • October 3 and 4, 11:00am to 4:00pm. Studio Tours Around the Lake — $25 Ticket
  • Artists Reception October 3, 5:30pm to 7:00 pm at Loft 42 — $50 Ticket

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More than 20 artists will participate–some will open their studios to ticket holders; others will take part in exhibitions throughout the village.

Artists opening their studios include Robert Kiltz, Jill Doscher/Gary Trento, West Lake Conservators, Stacia Landsberg, Rachel Harms, Laurel Moranz, Michael Dietz, Betsy Menson Sio, Jurgen Karker, Karen Pardee, Patience Brewster, Stephanie Stephen-Cain, and Hetty Easter.

Other exhibitions will be held at:

Loft 42 (42 E. Genesee St.), featuring work by Joy LoPiccolo, Stephanie Rudnick, Christy Lemp, Chiara Kuhns, Jordan Dudden, Margaret Manring and Janie Darovskikh
Imagine (38 E. Genesee St.), featuring work by Jill Newton
Skaneateles High School featuring student artists An Artists Reception will be held 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 3 at Loft 42.

Tickets for the reception include wine, hors d’oeuvres and musical entertainment–are $50. Proceeds benefit the SKARTS Grants program. Note: SKARTS is not responsible for transportation to the individual studios or events.

Saturday, Oct. 3rd Reception Update:
We are pleased to share that the following musicians will be playing at the Artist Reception on Saturday, October 3rd, at Loft 42.

Violin Duo from Skaneateles High School:
Jimmy Dranscak & Dominic Grasso

Quartet from Auburn High School:
Violin: Sheelan Mirza & Lydia Marteney
Viola: Sam Hensel
Cello: Chris Holmes

Many thanks to our generous and community-minded Sponsors! (list at bottom of page)

Artists Listings by Location


  • Jill Doscher- Printmaker
  • Gary Trento- Painter
  • West Lake Conservators- Art Conservation
  • Stacia Landsberg- Photography
  • Rachel Harms- Painter
  • Robert Kiltz- Ceramist
  • Laurel Moranz- Hand Weaver
  • Michael Dietz- Painter
  • Betsy Menson Sio (East Street Studio)- Artisan Tin Jewelry
  • Jurgen Karker- Painter
  • Karen Pardee- Hand Weaver
  • Patience Brewster- Artist/Illustrator
  • Stephanie Stephen-Cain – Painter
  • Hetty Easter – Painter

Loft 42:

  • Chiara Kuhns- artist/upcycling
  • Margaret Manring- Watercolors
  • Jordan Dudden (JoJo Rings)- Jeweler
  • Stephanie Rudnick- Painter
  • Christy Lemp- Watercolors
  • Janie Darvoskikh- Bronze Sculptor


  • Jill Newton- Watercolor
  • Sarah Panzarella – Jeweler/Ceramist

Skaneateles High School:

Student artists

Fall Artist Tour Sponsors:

Picasso-level Sponsors:

Cowley Associates
CNY Mobile Web
Robert Kiltz, MD
Loft 42

Georgia O’Keefe-level Sponsors:

Hospitality Concepts Group LLC
M&T Bank
Sally & Bob Neumann
N2 Publishing (Skaneateles Life)
Skaneateles Journal
WRVO Public Media

Frida Kahlo-level Sponsors:

Anyela’s Vineyards
Roland & Tacie Anderson
Dermody Burke & Brown CPAs
Delmonico Insurance Agency
Sandy Ezzo
Stacia and David Landsberg
Rudnick Family Trust
Bettina Smallman, MD

John Barrow-level Sponsors:

Dietz Designs
Kimball & Jim Kraus
Doug & Nancy McDowell
McGlynn Interiors
The Law Office of Charlene E. McGraw
Laurel Moranz and John Macallister
Group M Communications
Vincent McCabe, Inc.