2018 Studio Tour
Saturday June 2nd &
Sunday, June 3rd
11AM to 5PM

Click here for tour map


For all the latest South Orange and Maplewood Studio Tour News join our mailing list!


Our 2017 Sponsors!

Thank you for your generous support!





Pet Wants

Stay in Touch

Please join our mailing list.

  • pic1
  • pic2
  • pic3
  • pic4
pic1 pic2 pic3 pic4

Join us the first weekend in June

Saturday, June 2nd & Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 from 11am to 5pm


→ 70+ amazing artists in studios, galleries and group exhibitions

→ Free admission!

→ A great way to start or add to your art collection

→ Featuring emerging, mid-career and established artists

→ Two great days

→ Meet the Artists      → Visit the Map

Selected 2018 Tour Artists
→ All Artists

Sybil Archibald
Sybil's studio is hosting 4 great artists: +Sybil Archibald--- Sculpture, painting, monotype printing +Wendy Bellermann--- Painting, nature photography +D... more
Jay Pingree
I work from my own carefully exposed photographs of figures in motion. I enjoy the distortions that occur from long exposures.... more
B. John Kaufman
B. John Kaufman: I am an artist who merges painting and sculpture and tries to work "space as a material " into my compositions as I pursue a manifestation of q... more
Kathy Cantwell
I am not someone who travels well. In a sense, my work is about how far or deep one can go by staying at home. The methodical, repetitive painting is soothing t... more
Juanita Martin
Juanita Martin Jewelry and Home Accessories Designer https://www.etsy.com/shop/nitjuandesigns Nitjuan@yahoo.com 917-225-5463 As a Reiki Practitioner and... more
Paul Gibson
Paul is fascinated by the universe of beauty that opens up when he explores nature intimately. His photographs have been variously described as dreamy, ethere... more
Luis Alves Collage
I am a New Jersey based artist with a primary interest in photo collage, each work is a hand manipulated hybrid utilizing appropriated imagery from publications... more
Sheila Thompson
I've been known to say that creativity nourishes the mind and as an educator, artist, and author I believe it to be so. Art is a great medium to bridge many gap... more
Felix Aarts
I create two and three dimensional work that deals with the issues of painting, space and movement. As a former professional dancer and now visual artist I stri... more
Susan Brand
I'm an artist who enjoys working in a wide array of media. Nature and spiritual symbolism are my inspirations. In addition to painting and printmaking, I creat... more

Plan Your Free Studio Tour!
→ View Map

Plan your studio tour with our new interactive map. Click here to begin.

2017 Special Exhibitions & Events

The Baird
5 Mead Street, South Orange, NJ 07079

Pierro Gallery: The Blue Scarf Collective: Art in a Time of Resistance
Second Floor, Gallery Hours M-Thurs. 11-4pm & by appointment. Open for the Studio Tour. 

May 10-June 17, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 10, 6-9 pm
Free Artist Talk: Thursday, June 2, 7pm

Blue Scarf Collective will be exhibiting their newest work in conjunction with the SOMA Artists Studio Tour. Works ranging from light installations, photography, illustration, painting, fiber art, printmaking, and sculpture will be on view. Guest artist and SOMA resident, Diana Fine will be exhibiting her latest  series of work. Fine's work explores identity modification, advertising's inherent racial bias, and the toxic obsession with light skin.

During the studio tour weekend, June 3-4th, stop by and participate in the Button Resist Project. Design your own wearable protest with donations benefiting the Rain Foundation of Essex County.

Funky Fun Art Craft Room
Check out the Funky Fun Art space. Make a family friendly project and learn about Funky Fun Art Camps.

JUDI House: Art From the Heart
110 Irvington Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079
Arts and crafts in all mediums presented by Artists from JESPY House

Mona Lisa FramingArtists from GlassRoots
7 Highland Place, Maplewood, NJ

Glass Roots provides area youth with opportunities to create glass art, and develop entrepreneurial and life skills. glassroots.org.

Pet Wants: The Pet Project
67 South Orange Ave, South Orange
Exhibition runs 6/2- 7/6
Opening party: June 2, 7-9pm.

Recents works from artists Chrissy McIntyre and Lara Tomlin featuring modern and eclectic pet portraits. Open all day long during the Studio Tour.

15 Scotland Road (Mark Murphy Music)
South Orange, NJ 07079

Studio Tour Artists explore the theme Endangered.

Pierro Outdoors & South Orange Village Alliance Valley Street Windows
4-12 Village Plaza (Rear)
South Orange, NJ 07079

An outdoor art installation on Valley St. located on the windows at the back of the building
at 4-12 Village Plaza

Domareki Gallery at Columbia High School: AP Studio Art and Art 4 students
17 Parker Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040

An exhibition of the best of the visual arts at Columbia High School.

SOPAC Inspired Minds: Young Artists Exhibition 2017
Herb & Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC
One SOPAC Way, South Orange

Opening Reception: May 18, 2106 6-9pm
An exhibit featuring drawings, paintings and photographs by Essex County's gifted high school artists. Open during the studio tour 11-5pm.

Arts Unbound Showcase
100 Baker Ave. Maplewood, NJ
Shop and Gallery

South Orange Public Library
65 Scotland Road, South Orange, NJ 07079

Digital Gallery: Sense of Place; Violetta Zuppa, watercolors; Gina Petrecca, photography
Things that Matter: A written art project with thoughtful contributions from the community
3-D printing Demo: Saturday 6/3, 11am

Tony Smith Tau
Corner of North Ridge Road and Mead Street, South Orange

Permanent monumental work by native son, Tony Smith, owned by the Village of South Orange.

Gateway Murals
The Gateway, 9 West South Orange Avenue, South Orange (ongoing)

Nine murals facing The Gateway luxury apartments. Oksana Berzinsh, Bill Billec, Mary Jean Canziani, Lawrence Ciarallo, Santiago Cohen, Kathleen Hong, Kevin O'Connell, Roberta Melzl, Franc Palaia.


There's plenty of time to visit us all! Checkout the work of our colleagues at :

Riker Hill Art Park Studio Artists Tour
For more information, visit: www.rikerhillartists.org


Artist Interviews:
Rick Hauser Meet the Artists: A Series of Artist Interviews on Video
Hosted by Sybil Archibald and filmed and edited by Joy Yagid, the exhibit explores the perspectives and muses of 19 area artists (studiotoursoma.org/artist-videos, youtube.com/user/somastudiotour, somatv.org).