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Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour

September 25 - October 4

Art Along the Lake Fall Studio Tour

Art Along the Lake

Fall Studio Tour

Fall in Cook County is a time of tumultuous beauty, so take some time to explore the colors and meet artists during the Fall Studio Tour!  Stops include home studios as well as galleries with guest artists. Some of the tour stops may not be open to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on individual artist and gallery links below for last minute updates. 

All locations open to the public will be open from 10am-5pm daily for the duration of the tour.  Masks are required and some studios may limit occupancy. 

2020 Fall Studio Tour Map & Brochure 

NEW this year, an online component to the tour has been added because of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you can’t make the tour in person, visit the artist and gallery websites linked in this directory. The websites show and describe the art, and many offer online buying options, or contact information for phone sales. Also visit the Art Along the Lake page from North Shore Arts League, which features many of the Fall Studio Tour artists. 

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2020 Studio and Gallery Locations:

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  1. Jason Trebs – ONLINE PARTICIPANT ONLY, LOCATION CLOSED FOR 2020 TOUR
    (651) 366-1413 | jwtrebs@gmail.com
    Guest Artist: Nick Wroblewski, Woodcut Printmaker
    Handmade functional stoneware pottery for use in your home.

  2. Mary Jane HugginsTall Tale Shop
    (612) 812-6116 | talltaleshop@boreal.org
    19 Music Row, Tofte (This year’s alternate location near Tale Tale) Mile Marker 83 | Guest Artists: Julie Arthur, Fiber/Weaving; Marcie McIntire, Beadwork
    I love using natural materials and “gifts” from Lake Superior and incorporating them into my baskets, jewelry, and other projects. 

  3. Greg Mueller | Mueller Studio
    (419) 575-8753 | glmuellerstudio@gmail.com
    17 Railroad Drive, Lutsen
    Mueller Studio creates sculpture, public art, and collaborates with Grand Marais Wood Artist, Jim Sannerud. 

  4. Steve Hahn | Jeweler of the North Shore/JNS Gallery
    (218) 370-9648 | jewelerns@gmail.com
    5339 West highway 61, Suite 101, Lutsen, Mile Marker 91 | Guest Artists: Kari Carter, Ceramic Pottery; Andy Ness, Painter
    Steve Hahn, jeweler since 1980, designs and creates wearable art to preserve memories in fine metals and precious stones. 

  5. Kari Vick | Kari Vick, Ink – ONLINE PARTICIPANT ONLY, LOCATION CLOSED FOR 2020 TOUR
    (218) 663-7312 | kari@karivick.com
    A busy year: I illustrated 3 more books…working on #7. Original paintings & prints portray life in the big woods. 

  6. Maggie Anderson | Clay Phoenix Ceramics
    (651) 699-6076 | maggieinlutsen@icloud.com
    4690 Cascade Beach Road, Lutsen | Guest Artists: Mary Bebie, Fused Glass; Rebecca Wicklund, Jewelry; Beth Wicklund, Letterpress
    Change of location for this year. Please join us on the Cascade Beach Road where the same artists will be showing their work. I make wheel thrown porcelain functional & decorative ceramics fired in oxidation and raku. 

  7. Kathy Fox Weinberg | KFox Studio – ONLINE PARTICIPANT ONLY, LOCATION CLOSED FOR 2020 TOUR
    (651) 328-0204 | klweinberg@gmail.com
    Guest Artists: Kat Gabrielsen, Jewelry
    Expressive realist painting the Boreal and North Shore landscapes. 

  8. Sharon & Steve FrykmanArt of the Elements Gallery – ONLINE PARTICIPANT ONLY, LOCATION CLOSED FOR 2020 TOUR
    (218) 387-1949 | frykman@boreal.org
    Guest Artists: Natalie Sobanja, Clay; Brittany Foster, Jewelry; Paul Bondhus, Stone; Bryan Hansel, Photography; Lara Hollway, Clay
    An exploration in glass, metal, wood, and stone, Frykman Art Studio features Steve’s forge, Sharon’s kilns, a gallery and a sculpture garden.

  9. a. Mary Reichert | Otlak Felt Studio ONLINE PARTICIPANT ONLY, LOCATION CLOSED FOR 2020 TOUR
    (218) 409-9003 | otlakfeltstudio@gmail.com
    Mary makes felt to warm the home and body; table runners, rugs, wall pieces, silk and felt scarves, vests and more.

    b. Jim Sannerud | J. Sannerud Studios ONLINE PARTICIPANT ONLY, LOCATION CLOSED FOR 2020 TOUR
    (763) 434-2882 | jsannerud@gmail.com
    Guest Artist: Mike Loeffler, Woodenware
    Jim is a designer and maker of furniture, turned treenware and sculpture. He also collaborates with Lutsen artist Greg Mueller. 

  10. North House Folk School
    (218) 387-9762 | info@northhouse.org
    500 West Highway 61, Grand Marais
    Our spirit, mission, and vision have captured the imagination of many. Bowl carving, shoemaking, blacksmithing, woodcarving; durability, beauty, purpose, simplicity.

  11. Grand Marais Art Colony
    (218) 387-2737 | info@grandmaraisartcolony.org
    21 Highway 61, Grand Marais | Featured Artists: Nan Onkka, Printmaking; Andy Ness, Painting & Drawing
    Showcasing the work of our instructors, studio, and featured artists. The Art Colony also offers classes and residencies. 

  12. Betsy Bowen | Betsy Bowen Studio
    (218) 387-1992 | info@woodcut.com
    301 West 1st Avenue, Grand Marais | Guest Artists: Elise Kyllo/Works in Wool, Hand Felted Whimsy and Craft; Christine Novotny, Weaving; Melissa Wickwire/Wickwire Clay Works, Custom Hand Made Tiles and More; Maxene Linihan, Freeform Woven Paper Collage, Collage and Mixed Media Paintings, and 3-D Works
    Family printshop making original hand-printed woodcuts that honor the creatures, birds, and folklore of the Northwoods and Lake Superior.

  13. Yellow Bird Fine Art
    (218) 220-9886 | kenneth@yellowbirdfineart.com
    101 West Highway 61, Grand Marais | Guest Artists: Kenneth Albrecht, Jewelry; Quay Flom, Jewelry; Deborah Spear, Stone Carving
    Kenneth Albrecht creates custom silver and wire wrapped jewelry daily. His gallery represents a very diverse collection of contemporary artists. 

  14. Upstate MN
    (218) 877-7802 | hello@shop-upstate.com
    16 1st Avenue West, Grand Marais
    Offering contemporary items created by smaller makers, designers, and artists from Minnesota and beyond.

  15. Joy & Company
    16 1st Avenue West, Grand Marais | Featured Artists: Rae Klesser, Multi Media; Billy Larsen, Gemstone & Metal Jewelry
    Joy & Company features over 100 regional makers and artists and a large selection of art supplies. An eclectic mix waiting to be discovered. Small Door–Big Store.

  16. The Big Lake
    12 1st Avenue West, Grand Marais
    The Big Lake is an approachable art gallery and gift shop that reflects the unique beauty and culture of the North Shore of Lake Superior.

  17. Sivertson Gallery
    (218) 387-2491 | info@sivertson.com
    14 West Wisconsin Street, Grand Marais
    Celebrating our 40th anniversary of bringing Art of the North to you! 

  18. a. Nancy Hemstad Seaton
    318 South Hungry Jack Road, Gunflint Trail | Guest Artist: Joan Farnam, Pottery
    Nancy’s fused glass & watercolors capture the spirit of the woods and water surrounding her home on Hungry Jack Lake.

    b. David Seaton | Seaton Guitars
    318 South Hungry Jack Road, Gunflint Trail
    Custom guitars, ukuleles, and sculpture with a focus on Boreal forest wood. 

  19. Hannah Palma Laky | Hannah Palma Ceramics – ONLINE PARTICIPANT ONLY, LOCATION CLOSED FOR 2020 TOUR
    Hannah can see Lake Superior from her pottery wheel, and carves woodblock-style natures scenes that inspire her. 

  20. Jo Wood | Jo Wood Bead Art -ONLINE PARTICIPANT ONLY, LOCATION CLOSED FOR 2020 TOUR
    Guest Artist: Jacob Carr, Woodwork
    Jo’s hand-stitched beaded and felted images are inspired by the life, land and waters of the North Shore.

  21. Neil Sherman
    4194 County Road 69, Hovland
    I am a plein air painter, studio painter, and solar plate etching printmaker.

  22. Dan & Lee Ross – ONLINE PARTICIPANT ONLY, LOCATION CLOSED FOR 2020 TOUR
    Stone, clay, glass & mono-prints on Lake Superior. Come enjoy our new work in this landscape that inspired it. For 10 days each fall we welcome visitors. Sculpture Walk. 

  23. Lou Pignolet | Lou Pignolet Bowls
    (218) 387-5466 | pignolet@umn.edu
    20 Tamarack Trail, Hovland, Mile Marker 132 Lakeside
    Lou makes unusual bark-edged bowls, handmade on a lathe from local wood, and will be displaying bowls and showing how they are made.


 

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Start:
September 25
End:
October 4
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Visit Cook County
Phone:
218-387-2524
Email:
info@visitcookcounty.com
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