POST 2009 @ Ed Z Studios

Once again, Ed Z Studios opens it’s doors for POST – the Philadelphia Open Studio Tour.  Tons of local artists open their studios to the public in an organized tour spanning two weekends in October.  Always a fun time, always tons of fantastic artists!

Check it out, and if you are in the area feel free to stop by!

As A POST Special, anyone who comes by the studio will receive a coupon for 15% off any print or assignment booking!

Official press release below:

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours 2009


9 Artists in Old City

Studio Tours on October 3 – 4, 2009


Blowout Birthday Party on Friday September 25

Friends of CFEVA Guided Tour on Sunday October 4

Selections from The Studio Opening Reception on Thursday October 8

Citywide Studio Tours during the first two weekends in October

Over 300 participating artists and community partners


Philadelphia, PA – This October, The Center for Emerging Visual Artists™ is pleased to bring you the 10th Annual Philadelphia Open Studio Tours. Join over 300 professional visual artists, local businesses, arts organizations and galleries to celebrate 10 years of studio art! Artists and event partners in every neighborhood from Chestnut Hill to South Philly will open their doors free to public in the largest event of its kind in Philadelphia.

This year, the Open Studio Tours is happy to feature artists in Old City:

Anne Marble Caramanico

Frances Galante

Tim McFarlane

Paula Mintzer

Francesca Pfister

Antonio Puri

Karl Seifert

Irma Shapiro

Edward Zawadzki

In addition, we are working with Artist and Craftsman Supply, Artists House, Indy Hall, and Silicon Gallery Fine Art Prints as Community Partners to provide support and information about the event. Visit for detailed information about participating artists and community partners.

The 10th Anniversary Festivities are just around the corner! For details on the comprehensive schedule of POST-related activities, including artist workshops, receptions, exhibitions, neighborhood parties, and more, visit Following is a schedule of this year’s official events:

Blowout Birthday Party
Friday September 25, 5 – 10pm

The Institute of Contemporary Art at 36th and Sansom

Kick off the POST season with a party at the ICA: Cake, candles, drinks, entertainment by Jasa Li, Tsirkus Fotografika, and projected video installation of and by participating artists. This is one you don’t’ want to miss!

Artist Studios EAST of Broad Street
The weekend of October 3-4, 2009, noon-6pm
All tours are self-guided and free
Visit artists working in South Philly, Bella Vista, Queen Village, South Street, Center City, Old City, Northern Liberties, Kensington, Fishtown, and Port Richmond

Artist Studios West of Broad Street
The weekend of October 10-11, 2009, noon-6pm
All tours are self-guided and free
Visit artists working in Germantown, Mt. Airy, Chestnut Hill, East Falls, Manayunk, Roxborough, West Philly,  North Philly, Fairmount, Center City, and Graduate Hospital

POST Guided Tour
Sunday October 4, 1 – 4 pm
Meet at 1521 Locust Street
Want to visit artist studios, but not sure where to start? Join us for the Friends of CFEVA Guided Tour, and enjoy select artist studios with transportation and refreshments provided. Tickets are $75 each; reservations required. To reserve a space or for more information, contact the Center for Emerging Visual Artists at 215-546-7775 x16 or

Selections From The Studio
Opening Reception, Thursday October 8, 5 – 7 pm
Exhibition runs from Monday September 28 to Friday October 16, 2009
Group exhibition featuring POST artists selected by Julien Robson, PAFA Curator of Contemporary Art. The Gallery at the Center for Emerging Visual Artists is located at 1521 Locust Street, Lower Level, and the Gallery Hours are noon to 4pm M-F.


For a full list of artists; high resolution images; profiles of specific artists;
or more details on events, promotions or sponsorship,
please contact Ann at 215-546-7775 x13 or

The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours is supported and sponsored by

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