Open Studios 2016
Save the dates: October 20, 21, & 22

*Photography credit: Matt Vicari


Thursday, October 20, 6 - 10 pm (opening night)
Friday, October 21, 6 - 9pm
Saturday, October 22, 1 - 6pm

EFA Center
323 West 39th Street
New York, NY 10018

OPEN STUDIOS 2016 is an annual event of the EFA Studio Program that invites the public to come explore and interact with our member artists in the intimate setting of their studios. It is an opportunity to see the most recent works by artists at the site of their origin and to gain meaningful insight into their process of creation. The EFA Studio Program is a vibrant and diverse community of over 73 artists working in a wide range of media and artistic sensibilities. All are professional artists with an established studio practice and recognized career. Rarely can curators, collectors, dealers, artists, and art lovers see so many internationally recognized artists working under one roof in Midtown Manhattan.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS: Samira Abbassy, Lucas Ajemian, Clytie Alexander, William Allen, Richard Barnes, Keren Benbenisty, Maria Berrio, Wafaa Bilal, Rhona Bitner, Jessie Brugger, Martha Burgess, Patty Cateura, Noa Charuvi, Heejung Cho, Cecile Chong, Vicky Colombet, Michael Eade, Stella Ebner, Sally Egbert, Jonathan Ehrenberg, Sean Fader, Cui Fei, Angela Fraleigh, Del Geist, Lauren Gohara, Mahmoud Hamadani, Richard Hart, Valerie Hegarty, Pablo Helguera, Amy Hill, Catherine Howe, Eunjung Hwang, Akira Ikezoe, Hong Seon Jang, Edgar Jerins, Richard Jochum, Tamiko Kawata, Yongjae Kim, Noah Klersfeld, Greg Kwiatek, Sarah Leahy, Patricia Leighton, JC Lenochan, Dana Levy, Patte Loper, Katinka Mann, Jeanette May, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Morgan O’Hara, Thomas Pihl, Shahpour Pouyan, Armita Raafat, Maria Rapicavoli, Javier Romero, Alex Schweder, Karina Skvirsky, Howard Smith, Suzanne Song, Xin Song, Steed Taylor, Dannielle Tegeder, Scott Teplin, Yuken Teruya, Johanna Tiedtke, Denise Treizman, Liselot van der Heijden, Carlos Vega, Marjorie Welish, Bryan Whitney, Saya Woolfalk, Shai Zurim

SPONSORS: A very special thanks to the sponsors who support the EFA Studio Program, including:  
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. & Tito's Handmade Vodka



The Garment District Alliance Arts Festival

2015 Garment District Arts Festival
October 20 - 22
Open Studios 2016 is in conjunction with the Garment District Arts Festival

The Garment District Alliance Arts Festival is a district-wide celebration of the creative individuals, groups and companies that contribute to the unique energy that fuels this authentic New York neighborhood. Every October we partner up with local artists, galleries and performing arts groups to bring you a taste of the creativity afoot right here in the Garment District all year long. With open studios, wacky live performances and special installations, this is an event not to be missed!

Photo galleries from previous Open Studio events: