November 8, 2012 | Vol. 116 -- No. 29

Building on success

Third annual West Plains artists’ studio tou expanding after growth in 2011

By BECKY THOMAS

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Photo contributed by Adam Scoggin
Adam and Kathee Scoggin will invite the public into the studio at Blue Heron Pottery during the Slightly West of Spokane Artists’ Studio Tour Nov. 24.

Staff Reporter

West Plains potter Adam Scoggin has a theory about why people like to tour artists’ studios. Regular folks with little art experience will ask detailed questions about the process of creating a work of art, but why? Scoggin says it’s simple curiosity.

“People love an opportunity to see where art is made, to see artists at work. They just love it,” he said. “They know that there’s tools and processes involved that are a mystery to them and they want to find out about it.”

Curious art lovers have the opportunity to visit eight different studios and...

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