DUNEDIN – The public has an opportunity to visit and talk with 11 local artists at nine studio locations in Dunedin and Palm Harbor on Saturday, Dec. 1

The free event allows people to meet artists from eight varying disciplines who will share with visitors how they create their work.

“You will have available reasonably priced, original works from ceramics to jewelry, paintings, photographs, handwoven textiles and whimsical sculptures for your holiday shopping,” a news release said. “Something for everyone from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A map is available on the website www.StudioWaltz.com.

Each artist is well established in their art and many teach locally at art centers and colleges. Joyce Curvin will have her “Art-Official Pets” made from papier mache using recycled items and clay.

Jenna Star Friedman is a painter of nature in varying mediums and will be painting outside on the lake on Alamo Drive, Dunedin. Mason Gehring’s paintings are acrylic on canvas with an energetic genre.

Nancy Lauby will show her sculptural palm frond art with a presentation of multiple birds and animals.  David Lawrence’s photography focuses on wilderness and natural beauty. Connie Parkinson’s passion is the creation of glass jewelry from beads she kilns herself. 

Pam Pawl brings fiber art alive with wearable, hand dyed fabrics. Carol Sackman and Blake White’s home/studio is a mosaic covered house with antique buttoned jewelry, mosaic objects, paintings and fiber art. 

Ernest C. Simmons is one of Florida’s premiere wildlife painters working in acrylic on canvas whose works range in size from miniature to grand scale. Theodosia A. Tamborlane’s paintings use dynamic colors and many lines and forms to convey her messages. Debra Thomas-Weible’s love is painting animals in watercolor with a focus on their beautiful eyes.

For more information, contact Theodosia A.G. Tamborlane at Tamborlane@aol.com or call 908-276-4967.