Although most of the western part of San Francisco is hosting ArtSpan's Open Studios this weekend, including the Haight, Cole Valley and the Sunset, one of the busiest neighborhoods—with 17 studios to visit—is going to be the Richmond.
So, if you want to mix up those Halloween plans this weekend or get a jump on your holiday shopping, we've got you covered.
In order of their ArtSpan catalog listing, below is the lineup of places to stop and the artists you'll find in and around the Richmond this weekend; studio hours are 11am-6pm Saturday and Sunday.
If you want to get the most coverage for your time, check out the offerings at 345 8th Ave., where Star of the Sea church will be hosting five of the following artists.
- Miranda Putnam acrylics and mixed media on canvas, 886 30th Ave.
- Didi Garza paintings, collage and sculpture, 180 Seal Rock Dr.
- Sylvia Vientulis mixed media, 165 Seal Rock Dr.
- Barbara Landis photography, 3717 Balboa St.
- Liz Fracchia paintings, 497 8th Ave.
- Yong Hang mixed media, 429A 9th Ave.
- Marilyn Bridon paintings, 345 8th Ave. (Star of the Sea)
- Mariella Zevalos paintings, 345 8th Ave. (Star of the Sea)
- Anna Seven paintings, 345 8th Ave. (Star of the Sea)
- Fong Fai paintings, 345 8th Ave. (Star of the Sea)
- Ratna Jain paintings, 345 8th Ave. (Star of the Sea)
- Sera Mac paintings, 550 Spruce St.
- Karen Olsen-Dunn mixed media, 7 7th Ave.
- Rachel Murray Miller photography, 1101 Lake St.
- Rowley Rabbit mixed media, 1428 Lake St.
- Larry Lurie sculpture, 21 21st Ave.
- Laura Halsey Brown sculpture and installation, 1546 Pershing Dr. #C
As always, Open Studios is your chance to meet artists in your neighborhood and presents a little scouting opportunity for burgeoning art collectors.