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2016 News

The Call to Artists for the 2016 Sierra Art Trails Open Studio has begun!

The Submission Deadline is May 1st 2016

Sierra Art Trails 2016 will take place September 30th through October 2nd 2016, 10am to 6pm


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We are very pleased to announce the 14th annual Sierra Art Trails Yosemite Foothills Open Studio Tour. The exhibit is the largest art event in our area, showcasing a wide range of media including painting, photography, jewelry, sculpture, fiber arts, woodcarving, ceramics, glass, and more!


We are proud of the support we receive from our advertisers and sponsors, and our community as a whole. We are excited to have the support of Valley PBS, The Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau, KJWL radio, Sierra Telephone, and the many other businesses, organizations, and individuals that offer their support or participate in the event!


Sierra Art Trails features artists and artisans offering their work in studios, businesses, and galleries in more than a dozen communities across Madera and Mariposa Counties.  We also support Cultural Tourism, encouraging visitors to explore our area, stay in local lodging, dine at our restaurants, and patronize local businesses!

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The call for advertisers for the 2016 Art Trails catalog is open.  Reserve your ad now!


To inquire about advertising email admin@sierraarttrails.org or call 559-658-8844 


The SAT catalog continues to grow as a directory of arts and culture in our region. In addition to the Open Studio Tour listings and maps, the 2016 catalog will include an exciting selection of articles, images, and special features. Please join us to celebrate the arts, and all that our area has to offer!


Advertising Deadline is June 1st 2016.

Sept 5 to Oct 4, 2015 - Sierra Art Trails Preview Exhibit

Preview Exhibit at Stellar Gallery

Saturday Sept 5th through Sunday October 4th



The Preview Exhibit features a representative piece by each artist in Sierra Art Trails. Viewing the Preview Exhibit is a great way to plan your Art Trails weekend, discover the work that you most want to see, and plan your route to the artist's studios.


February 7th to March 8th, 2015

The Figure Revealed

A Celebration of the Human Figure in Art


Gala Reception

Valentine's Day - Saturday, February 14th from 4 to 8 pm 


ARTIST'S DEADLINE - January 15th 2015 - Download the application here http://www.sierraarttrails.org/the figure revealed.pdf




Sierra Art Trails is a 501c4 Non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting working artists and artisans, fostering art education, and building a reputation for our area as an arts destination.  Each year, our organization produces the Sierra Art Trails Open Studio Tour and a number of other unique exhibits and events.  Art Trails raises funds for student scholarships, public arts, awards for artists and art organizations, and a unique student sponsorship program.  Through these activities we seek to increase public awareness of the importance of the arts in our lives, and the role that artists play in building and maintaining a vibrant culture.  


To learn more about Sierra Art Trails and our activities email admin@sierraarttrails.org or call Stellar Gallery at 559-658-8844


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