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Top 5 must see E.A.S.T. home
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Our favorite thing about living in Austin is LITERALLY this festival. It’s the most unique chance to intimately be able to see the people who make Austin the collective Art centric town that it is. The coolest part is you get the rare opportunity to view where these people create. You get to see their homes, bungalows, apartments, and studios where their one of a kind masterpieces are created. You can see a wide variety of art, ranging from uses of every medium. Canvas, sculptors, metalwork, clay, furniture, home decor, and so much more.

Pure loves to support local organizations, companies, different businesses and of course artist. Big Medium, (organization for EAST), especially is one of the more notable organizations Austin has to offer. They are a nonprofit organization dedicated to championing and cultivating artists and the contemporary arts in Austin and across Texas. Through their programs and partnerships, they are working to foster the arts and facilitate an inclusive cultural dialogue between artists and their communities.

Start your East tour with free breakfast Saturday, November 10, from 9:30 to 11 am at Springdale General 1023 Springdale Rd. All the food and drink will be sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, High Brew Coffee, Topo Chico, Wunder-Pilz Kombucha, Rockstar Bagels, Bobo’s Oat Bars, Thai Fresh, Vegan Nom, Mmmpanadas, Urban Roots, Sprouts Farmers Market, and more!

Curious to know our favorites/recommendations? These 5 places we LOVE if you’re on the hunt for furniture making, home design, décor, and more. If you're on the search for original paintings, prints, lamps, lighting, and want to support your fellow neighbors, this is 100% the coolest way to do it. Those local artists are:

  1. Bryan Jobe
    Specializing in steel natural and powder coated, wood; Jobe says, “Jobe Fabrications is my outlet for my desire to create and make. The furniture and architectural elements are primarily made from steel left in its natural finish combined with a powder coated pieces, reclaimed wood or repurposed industrial items.”
    Address: 1208 Bentwood Rd, Austin, TX 78722


  2. Daniel Murphy
    Specializing in wood and metal, Murphy says, “Always tinkering, from musical instruments to vintage trucks, I am inspired as the art takes form and shades of color start to complete each piece.”
    Address: 3000 Garwood St, Austin, TX 78702


  3. Cynthia Williams
    Specializing in acrylic, enamel, glass, paper, and wood, Williams says, “I have completed various abstract mixed media projects. Art is currently my life, and I hope to continue to be blessed to share my passion with others through my craft as long as I live. I believe art is healing and I want to do what I can by sharing pieces of me through my Artistic expressions.”
    Address: 7101 Meador Ave, Austin, TX 78752


  4. Rory Foster
    Specializing in clay and glaze, Foster says, “Combining nature and my personality, I create earthy ceramics as both functional and contemporary art.”
    Address: 405 Springdale Rd, Austin, TX 78702


  5. Revelry Makers Market
    Specializing in clay, wood, fashion design and much more! Revelry says, “REVELRY MAKERS MARKET is a curated selection of 40+ entrepreneurs, artists, makers, workshop instructors, musicians, and food trucks. Our mission is to provide a platform for creatives to grow and build community through unique and interactive experiences. We're honored to offer art lovers a special EAST edition of our seasonal market.”
    Address: 4550 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723


We get it, over 150 artists is a lot to tackle! To see a little bit of everything, check out the East Group Exhibition on November 8th from 7 to 10 p.m. Enjoy music by Chido Machine and DJ Ella Ella, and experience over 400 artists in the 2018 East Austin Studio Tour Group Exhibition. Complimentary bites and beverages provided by our EAST sponsors.

To have your own print catalog that includes in-depth dates, time, maps, events, participants and more, stop by Big Medium Gallery (916 Springdale Rd), Due EAST (1023 Springdale Rd, 11A), or at Group Exhibition (1023 Springdale Rd). We can’t wait to see you guys there! Send us a DM on IG if you're there and we can meet up, chat, and view some incredible art!

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