Silver Thread Studio Tour seeking participants


CREEDE — The Creede Arts Council is hosting the annual Silver Thread Studio Tour on Aug. 13 and is seeking artists within South Fork and Creede to participate.

The Studio Tour showcases artists in the area — from emerging artists to those with national recognition. Previous venues have included private homes, studios, and art galleries where artists may exhibit their work.

Artists will share ideas, answer questions, and or perform demonstrations to the public. Artwork will be showcased and available for purchase. All types of artists across mediums are encouraged to apply including painting, jewelry, pottery, glass blowing, stained glass, photography, wood carving, papermaking, sculpture, wind chimes, metal arts, deer skin, rocks, furniture, ceramics; and fiber arts such as quilting, weaving, spinning yarn, knitting, felting and various surface design techniques. 

Artist locations must be along The Silver Thread Scenic Byway, Highway 149, beginning in South Fork, through Creede and ending at The Studios at Bristol. Full- or part-time residents in these areas are eligible.

To download an application, visit For questions or more information, e-mail The application deadline is June 17.