Artists host inaugural studio tour in south Nanaimo

Nanaimo - Studios in south Nanaimo host tour Saturday and Sunday (April 20-21).

Artists in south Nanaimo have created an inaugural Art and Craft Tour set for this weekend.

The tour is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (April 20) and Sunday (April 21).

It features a variety of work including oil, watercolour, mixed media, acrylic paintings, aboriginal art, carvings, fibre arts, pottery and more.

The event allows people to visit the studio spaces and talk to the artists creating their work.

It was created to let people know about the artists in south Nanaimo.

A complete listing of locations and links to information about the studios participating in the art and craft tour is available at www.gobc.ca/tours.