Formerly the East and West Austin Studio Tours (EAST and WEST), the new merged Austin Studio Tour is an annual citywide art event that connects artists and the public in creative spaces, produced by Big Medium.
About Big Medium

Big Medium is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting artists and building community through the arts in Austin and across Texas. We provide opportunities for artists to create, exhibit, and discuss their work and connect to an engaged and diverse audience. We strive to make art a part of everyday life.

Our Team

Big Medium Staff

Shea Little, Executive Director

Coka Treviño, Curator and Director of Programming

Paloma Mayorga, Director of Development

Elizabeth Lopez, Program Coordinator

Wendy Yamilett, Administrative Assistant

Board Of Directors

Sewah Archer

Chris Cobb, Secretary

Courtney DiSabato, Chair

Ann Flemings

Peter Helf, Treasurer

Nina Ho

Shawna Hills

Janine Sisak

Jana Swec

Aaron Weiss

Consultant Team

Heather Parsons, Development

Christina Moser, Web Development

Sixto-Juan Zavala, Design

Misa Yamamoto, Design

Emeritus Members

Jon Lawrence

Joseph Phillips

Creative Standard Committee

Court Lurie

Jana Swec

Aaron Weiss

Caroline Wright

Some of your questions answered here.

We get a lot of questions about how to attend the Austin Studio Tour. You can get any answers in no time here.

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Details about the 2021 Group Exhibition curated by Big Medium

Big Medium will continue its annual Studio Tour Group Exhibition but will present the show virtually this year via the website. Audiences can still support Austin Artists this year by viewing and purchasing art on Big Medium’s platform.


How can I learn more about Austin Studio Tour artists?

The new Austin Studio Tour platform (austinstudiotour.org) includes profiles of all participating Artists & Art Spaces plus a section featuring curated interactive demonstrations, virtual studio visits, and a map to outdoor public art. Participating Artists profiles have short bios, images of available art to purchase, along with links to their social media, websites, and to any live streaming or pre-recorded content related to their presentation this year.

  • See the online 2021 Austin Studio Tour Group Exhibition curated by Big Medium and attend a Virtual Program to interact with Artists.
  • Visit austionstudiotour.org to read Artist profiles and see available artworks for purchase.
  • The Austin Studio Tour features a coffee table-style art book available for all new and existing Members.
  • Follow @austinstudiotour on Instagram to start discovering artists on the tour!