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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.

All locations will be open daily, from 10am-5pm.

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2020 Studio Stops and Supporting Gallery Locations:

  1. Sunset behind clouds on North Shore
    Jason Trebs
    163 High Ridge Drive, Schroeder | Guest Artist: Nick Wroblewski, Woodcut Printmaker
    Handmade functional stoneware pottery for use in your home. 5.6 miles southwest of Schroeder on Highway 61. Turn north on Sugarloaf Road for 1.2 miles. West on High Ridge Drive for 1/2 mile.

  2. Mary Jane Huggins | Tall Tale Shop
    7197 Bayview Drive, Tofte, 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
    17 Railroad Drive, Lutsen
    Mueller Studio creates sculpture, public art, and collaborates with Grand Marais Wood Artist, Jim Sannerud. 

  4. Steve Hahn | JNS Gallery
    5339 West highway 61, Suite 101, Lutsen, Mile Marker 91 | Guest Artists: Kari Carter, Ceramic Pottery
    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
     5304 Highway 61, Lutsen
    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
    100 Isak Ridge, Lutsen | Guest Artists: Mary Bebie, Fused Glass; Rebecca Wicklund, Jewelry; Beth Wicklund, Letterpress
    I make wheel thrown porcelain functional & decorative ceramics fired in oxidation and raku. 

  7. Kathy Weinberg | KFox Studio
    4640 Cascade Beach Road, Lutsen | Guest Artists: Kat Gabrielson, Jewelry
    Expressive realist painting the Boreal and North Shore landscapes. 

  8. Sharon & Steve FrykmanArt of the Elements Gallery
     306 County Road 44, Grand Marais | 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
    306 County Road 48, Grand Marais
    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 | Guest Artist: Mike Loeffler, Woodenware
    Jim is a designer and maker of furniture, turned treenware and sculpture. 

  10. North House Folk School
    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
    120 West 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais | Guest Artist: Nan Onkka, Printmaking
    Offering art classes as well as residencies and studio access. Take a tour, meet artists, and visit the Gallery Store. 

  12. Betsy Bowen | Betsy Bowen Studio
    301 West 1st Avenue, Grand Marais | Guest Artists: Elise Kyllo/Wooly Works, 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
    101 West Highway 61, Grand Marais | Guest Artists: Kenneth Albrecht, Jewelry; Paula Gustafson, Landscape Paintings; Quay Flom, Jewelry; Deborah Spear, Stone Carving
    Kenneth Albrech creates custom silver and wire wrapped jewelry daily. His gallery represents a very diverse collection of contemporary artists. 

  14. Upstate MN
    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
    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
    14 West Wisconsin Street, Grand Marais | Featured Artists: Richard Gruchalla and Carrin Rosetti, Raku Fired Ceramics
    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
    2955 East Hwy 61, Colvill
    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
    357 County Rd. 14, Grand Marais, Between Mile Marker 117 & 118 | 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
    4678 E Hwy 61, Hovland, Mile Marker 127 Lakeside
    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
    20 Tamarack Trail, Hovland, Mile Marker 132 Lakeside
    Lou makes bark-edged bowls, handmade on a lathe from local wood, and will be demonstrating and displaying his art in his shop.

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2020 schedule published closer to the event



September 25
October 4
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