Year in Review
What a year, huh?
I had just taken part in a gallery show of my art glass panels when everything shut down. My studio closed to visitors, and Third Fridays at 78th Street Studios were suspended. I had a few commissions and took on lots of repair and restoration work, which worked out well as I was only onsite for removals and installs. Basically, I worked the days away in the safety and solitude of my little studio hermitage. Everyone seemed to be focused on home improvement through the summer, so I had plenty to do.
As things progressed, Third Fridays came back with limited attendance. It was nice to have feedback and interactions with people in the studio again. Things were starting to feel kind of normal again, which I suppose is how we got back to where we are today.
With COVID numbers spiking, we’re going into a Holiday Shopping Season that needs to be different than any we’ve seen before. This is not a year for jam-packed Bazaar weekends and Blow-out Open House Events. Instead, we are online. When we do meet in-person, our visits are spread out and scheduled.
A number of businesses at 78th Street Studios are offering Weekend hours through the end of the year to accommodate shoppers without the crowds associated with previous years’ events. So don’t be discouraged - plan a visit, be it online or in person. I’ll be available at the studio for visits if you’d like to come in to pick out a Barcode Block or a small hanging panel. You can go to my online store and have your item shipped or arrange a parking lot pick-up.
Supporting local working artists may be more important this year than ever. We are flexible and innovative, so if there’s something that’d make things easier for you, let me know. Local delivery? Stay late for an after-hours studio visit? We can work it out. Call or text 440-225-2937 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
My hours through the end of the year are listed further down. Hope to see you in person or online. Thanks everybody for your support in the past and for your continued patronage. Buy Local! Buy Art! Support Small Business!
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I’m generally in the Studio Monday to Friday 10:00 til 6:00, but best to call or text first. Saturdays and Sundays I will be in 11:00 til 4:00. You can go to my online store and have your item shipped or arrange a parking lot pick-up. Call me at 440-225-2937 or email me at email@example.com to make an appointment.
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78th Street Studios
1305 West 80th St
Cleveland, OH 44102 USA
Visit us at Studio #108 during OPEN HOUSE every Friday 11 am - 4 pm and THIRD FRIDAYS every third Friday of the month from 5 pm - 9 pm.
**HOURS/EVENTS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19.**
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