Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun October 11, 2015
PHOTO BY: William Harvey

John and Deborah Tackett will open their studio in Caddo Valley for the ninth annual Round About Artist Studio Tour to take place Friday through Oct. 18. John will show his paintings and gourd sculptures, and Deborah will show photographs, such as these shown above, ceramics and paintings.

Galleries galore

Caddo River Art Guild plans annual studio tour

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

The community is invited to see artists at work at the ninth annual Round About Artist Studio Tour, scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Oct. 18. Sponsored by the Caddo River Art Guild, the self-guided driving tour will take visitors to the home studios of local artists and to the Arkadelphia Arts Center, where other artists will display their works. The tour is free and open to the public. “All we ask is for those planning to go on the t... READ MORE


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