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Open Studios of Topanga

Open Studios of Topanga 

October 7 & 8, 2023

We are thrilled to announce that ticket sales have already begun for Open Studios of Topanga.  Our lineup of artists, which includes both returning favorites and exciting newcomers, promises to make this year’s event a memorable one.

Most heartwarming, has been the overwhelming support from our community. Homeowners have generously offered their spaces to host artists who may not have had a suitable venue otherwise. This outpouring of support truly exemplifies the spirit of unity that drives this community.

We are delighted to share that local businesses are enthusiastically participating by opening their doors during the weekend to host unique artist experiences and serve as a central hub for ticket sales.

As we gear up for this event, we feature several of our talented artists this week. Stay tuned for more updates and a final list on the incredible talent that will be on display during Open Studios of Topanga. Get your tickets today and be part of this unforgettable experience!

Purchase tickets here:

Jessica Alexander, a talented interior and lifestyle photographer who calls the canyon her home. Not only is Jessica an accomplished photographer, but she is also an integral part of the Open Studios of Topanga team.Her keen eye for detail and her ability to capture the essence of people and spaces make her work truly exceptional. All photos courtesy of the artists and Open Studios
Rachel Brand of Studio Rachel Brand, a multi-talented artist who wears many hats as a Painter, Designer, and Hotelier. We are delighted to have her as a part of the tour where she will be creating portraits on the enchanting deck of local business host Moona Stars.
Stephen Burger is a Nature and Wildlife photographer. His work veering towards being impressionistic, takes viewers on a journey through the natural beauty of the Malibu to Sepulveda Basin region, offering a fresh perspective on familiar landscapes and the wildlife that inhabits them. You may be familiar with his work as he often shares it on Nextdoor Topanga.
Rosalie Jade Tanzillo, jeweler and painter, was born and raised by the mountains and ocean of SoCal, she currently lives and works out of her home studio in Topanga. Where she creates pieces that have a soul, tell a story, carry love and make one feel confident, beautiful and unique.
The Patti Marcus Pottery Studio, established in 1993,  with a mission to provide a welcoming space for artists and art enthusiasts to gather, explore, and appreciate the diverse facets of creativity through the medium of clay. What makes the studio even more captivating is its historical significance.  In 1938 it was Cecil B. DeMille’s Swimming Club in 1938, it carries with it a unique aura of history and artistic evolution. Visitors can look forward to a journey into the world of pottery and clay artistry, guided by Patti Marcus’s expertise and passion. @Patti-Marcus

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  1. Molly LeMay

    I don’t see the dates for the Open Studios event. . .what am I missing?

    1. skybonnie

      The Open Studios takes place October 7 & 8, 2023 Purchase tickets at

  2. Timothy Pershing

    How do I register my studio (s) for the tour? I understand there isn’t a central location/organizational hub for this year’s event- I have a considerable amount of work from well known Canyon legends from the 50’s on foward, as well as my photographic mixed media work linked to decades of work as a photojournalist from across the globe… same for my wife and painter Franceska Schifrin, and we hope to have a solid indoor/outdoor and evening opening showing decades of work.

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