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Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour

September 24, 2021 - October 3, 2021

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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.

All locations open to the public will be open from 10am-5pm daily for the duration of the tour.


2021 Studio and Gallery Locations:

2021 Fall Studio Tour Map & Brochure

Click here to see daily events happening at studios and galleries

  1. Jason Trebs
    163 High Ridge Drive, Schroeder
    (651) 366-1413 | jwtrebs@gmail.com /jasontrebspottery.com
    Handmade functional stoneware pottery for use in your home. 5.6 miles west of Schroeder on Highway 61. North 1 mile up Sugarloaf Road.
    Guest Artist: Nick Wroblewski, Woodcut Printmaker

  2. Mary Jane HugginsTall Tale Shop
    7197 Bayview Dr, Tofte, Mile Marker 83.5
    (218) 370 2524 | talltaleshop@boreal.org / wifmanweaving.com
    Guest Artists: Julie Arthur, Fiber
    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
    17 Railroad Drive, Lutsen
    (419) 575-8753 | glmuellerstudio@gmail.com / greglmueller.com
    Guest Artists Kami Mendlik, Painting
    Mueller Studioworks in metal fabrication, cast metals, and public sculpture

  4. Kari Vick | Kari Vick, Ink
    5304 West Highway 61, Lutsen
    (218) 387-5499 | kari@karivick.com / karivick.com
    Painter, printmaker and children’s book illustrator, Kari’s work portrays life in the big woods. 5 new books made their debut. 

  5. Maggie Anderson | Clay Phoenix Ceramics
    100 Isak Ridge, Lutsen
    (651) 699-6076 | maggieinlutsen@icloud.com / clayphoenixceramics.com
    Functional and sculptural wheel thrown porcelain.
    Guest Artists: Mary Bebie, Fused Glass; Rebecca Wicklund, Jewelry; Beth Wicklund, Letterpress 

  6. The North Country
    4210 West Highway 61, Lutsen
    info@thenorthcountrymn.com / (218) 370 2585
    Mindfully curated art and craft goods with a focus on locally and regionally made.
    Guest Artists: Ian & Rebecca Barrett, Woodworkin; Laura Nelson, Weaving; Kim Knutson, Fiber

  7. Sharon & Steve FrykmanArt of the Elements Gallery
    306 County road 44, Grand Marais
    (218) 387-1949 | frykman@boreal.org / frykmanart.com
    An exploration in glass, metal, wood, and stone, Frykman Art Studio features Steve’s forge, Sharon’s kilns, a gallery and a sculpture garden.
    Guest Artists: Natalie Sobanja, Clay; Brittany Foster, Jewelry; Paul Bondhus, StoneVase and Sculpture; Bryan Hansel, Photography.

  8. a. Mary Reichert | Otlak Felt Studio
    306 County Road 48, Grand Marais
    (218) 409-9003 | otlakfeltstudio@gmail.com / otlakfeltstudio.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
    306 County Road 48, Grand Marais
    (763) 434-2882 | jsannerud@gmail.com / jsannerudstudios.com
    Jim is a designer and maker of furniture, turned treenware and sculpture. He also collaborates with Lutsen artist Greg Mueller.
    Guest Artist: Mike Loeffler, Woodenware

  9. Nan Onkka / Nan Onkka Prints
    1510 W 5th Street, Grand Marais
    (715) 928 2469 | onkkaprints@gmail.com / nanonkka.com
    Nan creates multicolor woodblock prints inspired by the trees and lakes of the Northwoods.
    Guest artists: Marybeth Garmoe, handmade brooms; Copper Ternes,wooden bowls; Emily Wick, woven goods.

  10. North House Folk School
    500 West Highway 61, Grand Marais
    (218) 387-9762 | info@northhouse.org
     Bowl carving, shoemaking, blacksmithing, woodcarving; durability, beauty, purpose, simplicity.

  11. Grand Marais Art Colony
    21 Highway 61, Grand Marais
    (218) 387-2737 | info@grandmaraisartcolony.org
    Showcasing the work of our instructors and artists. The GMAC also offers classes and residencies.
    Featured Artists: Kari Carter, ceramics; Adrea Beres, Ceramics; Ann Ward, Ceramics; Andy Ness, Painting.

  12. Betsy Bowen | Betsy Bowen Studio
    301 West 1st Avenue, Grand Marais
    (218) 387-1992 | info@woodcut.com
    Hand printed (on-site) woodcuts, illustrated books, cards and calendars.
    Guest Artists: Maxene Linihan, Collage Paintings; Ron Piercy, Jewelry.

  13. Kathy Fox Weinberg / KFox Studios
    403 1st Ave East, Grand Marais
    kfoxart.com | klweinberg@gmail.com / (651) 328-0204
    Painter of fine art inspired by the North Shore, her wilderness and her people.

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

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

  16. Joy & Company
    16 1st Avenue West, Grand Marais
    Info@joy-and-company.com / (218)387 1004 /
    Joy & Company features over 100 regional makers and artists and a large selection of art supplies.
    Featured Artists: Rae Klesser, Painting; Billy Larsen & Barry Larsen, Jewelry.

  17. The Big Lake
    12 1st Avenue West, Grand Marais
    An approachable art gallery and gift shop that reflects the unique beauty and culture of the North Shore and Lake Superior.
    Featured Artists: Shawna Gilmore, Acrylic.

  18. Sivertson Gallery
    14 West Wisconsin Street, Grand Marais
    (218) 387-2491 | info@sivertson.com
    A destination gallery on the North Shore proudly exhibiting the work of over 60 regional artists.
    Featured Artist: Richard Gruchalla & Carrin Rosetti; Raku.

  19. a. Nancy Hemstad Seaton
    318 South Hungry Jack Road, Gunflint Trail
    (218) 388 2275 | nancy@hjo.com / nancyhemstadseaton.com
    Nancy’s fused glass & watercolors capture the spirit of the woods and water surrounding her home on Hungry Jack Lake.
    Guest Artist: Joan Farnam, Pottery

    b. David Seaton | Seaton Guitars
    318 South Hungry Jack Road, Gunflint Trail /
    (218) 388 9492 | dave@seatonguitars.com / seatonguitars.com
    Custom guitars, ukuleles, and sculpture with a focus on Boreal forest wood. 

  20. Hannah Palma Laky | Hannah Palma Ceramics
    2955 East Highway 61, Grand Marais /
    (218) 370 1419 | hannahpalmaceramics@gmail.com / hannahpalma.com
    Hannah can see the Lady Superior from her pottery wheel, and carves woodblock-style nature scenes on her functional ware.

  21. Jo Wood | Jo Wood Bead Art
    357 County road 14, Grand Marais
    (218) 216 1109 | jo@jowoodbeads.com / jowoodbeads.com
    Hand-stitched beads on felted wool. My artwork is inspired by the life, land, and waters of the North Shore.
    Guest Artist: Jacob Carr, Woodwork

  22. Neil Sherman | Neil Sherman Studio 
    4194 County Road 69, Hovland
    (612) 716 5733 | na-sherman@hotmail.com / neilshermanart.com
    Plein air and studio landscape oil paintings. Solar plate etching prints.

  23. Dan & Lee Ross
    4678 East Highway 61 Hovland, Mile Marker 127, Lakeside /
    (218) 475 2361 | rosssculptureprints@gmail.com / danross-leeross.com
    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. 

  24. Lou Pignolet | Lou Pignolet Bowls
    20 Tamarack Trail, Hovland, Mile Marker 132 Lakeside
    (218) 475 2782 | pignolet@umn.edu / loupignoletbowls2.com
    Lou makes unusual artistic bowls on a lathe from local wood and will be demonstrating and displaying his art in his shop.



September 24, 2021
October 3, 2021
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