554 W. Main Street, Buford GA 30518 

Nurturing creativity along the tracks of the Buford, Georgia railroad, Tannery Row Artist Colony is nestled in the North Georgia hills of Buford, Georgia with easy access to Lake Lanier, the Buford Dam, the Mall of Georgia, and I-985. Only 39 miles from Atlanta, Tannery Row Artist Colony is a place for people of all ages to explore creativity and the visual arts in a nurturing and inviting atmosphere.

Our regular business hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 12-4 pm. We are closed to the public Sundays and Mondays.


The Tannery Row art colony, filled with 15 working art studios and an art gallery with rotating exhibits, supports artists and creative seekers at every step of their creative journey from novice to professional artist through a variety of educational and exhibition opportunities.  Many of our artists offer private lessons, classes, artist talks, family-friendly activities, (including our second Saturday open studios), and artist-driven community events. 

VISIT our EVENTS PAGE for more Information

Find artwork in a wide variety of media - including painting, encaustic, ceramics, photography, jewelry, fiber, printmaking, and sculpture.

EXPLORE our ARTISTS PAGE to take a look at what our artists create!



Regional and local artists are getting their works ready for the 2018 Spring Juried Art Exhibition and judging!

The 2019 Spring Juried Art Exhibition will commence on March 9th and will be on view until May 3rd, 2019.

This show will feature the 2-D and 3-D works of local and regional artists.

The show will be juried by Erin McIntosh, who holds an MFA in Painting and is represented by Gregg Irby Gallery in Atlanta, Ga.

The Artist Reception and Show Opening will be from 5-8 pm. and will have live music by James Darrell Ditty sure to entertain you for the evening, and many lovely hors d'oeuvres and lively beverages.

Don’t miss this free and open to the public event featuring over 70 outstanding artists.

Works in this exhibit will range from ceramics, pottery, sculpture, fibers, glass, found objects, mixed media, encaustic, watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, graphite, charcoal, photography and digital art.

Check our blog page on March 9th to see images of the opening night and an update on our winners!!!


Find artwork in a wide variety of media - including painting, encaustic, ceramics, photography, jewelry, fiber, printmaking, and sculpture.



Located at 554 W. Main StreetBuford GA, the entire facility offers a restaurant, yoga studio, event space, several businesses, and ample paved parking. IF THERE IS A MAJOR EVENT, like a PARADE and MAIN STREET IS CLOSED, enter the Colony through the back parking lot. From Buford Hwy take Heraeus Blvd and take a quick turn left onto smokey which turns into our back parking lot.

In the same building, separated by adjoining doors are the Tannery Row Ale House and the To Life yoga studio. Artists and guests at the Tannery Row Artist Colony enjoy the close proximity of these businesses, and tend to enjoy events that coincide with various exhibitions and open studios at the colony. Guests find that it is great to be able to visit the art colony and simply walk through a connecting door to have lunch or dinner at the Tannery Row Ale House. 

With so much to see, review the Visitors Guide and Map to plan your day. Don’t forget to tag @tanneryrowartistcolony and #madeinbuford in your photos. Also, follow the Tannery Row Artist Colony on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.