2010 Sturgeon Bay Spring Art Studio Crawl

A Spring Art Studio Crawl will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 15 and 16, 10 am – 3 pm, in Sturgeon Bay. Twelve artists, members of the Sturgeon Bay Artists Collective, will be exhibiting their artwork in their studios and galleries. Visit with the artists at their studios and galleries, see new works, buy original art, and indulge in some art-browsing refreshments to boot.

The artists and locations for the 2010 Spring Art Studio Crawl include:

• Ernest Beutel, 152 W. Maple St. – Ernest Beutel’s abstract representational paintings illustrate that life is a balance between the grotesque and the playful. Enjoy his topsy-turvy world of animals and his cock-eyed distortion of reality.

• Faith Frykman, 617 Kentucky St. – Painter Faith Frykman’s monotypes and paintings in oil, pastel or acrylic range in style from abstract to expressionist for an exciting visual experience.

• Lynn Gilchrist, 361 N. 4th Ave. – Award-winning painter Lynn Gilchrist will show her intensely-colored landscapes and still life paintings in pastels and oils.

• Tim Nyberg, at g42 (Gallery 42), 242 Michigan St. (Fairfield Building) – Tim Nyberg’s acrylic paintings are alive with strong brushwork and color. His whimsical, colorful and inspired paintings are perfect for home or office.

• Audrey Off, AMO Gallery, 40 N. 3rd Ave. – Lifetime resident Audrey Off’s photography and paintings in watercolor, mixed media, oil and acrylic reflect her love of water and nature.

• Pat Olson, 624 Kentucky St. – Pat Olson’s fine art paintings and designs in pastel and acrylic include landcapes and whimsical Door County posters and prints.

• Jenwah Panther, 330 N. 3rd Ave. – Visionary silk artist Jenwah Panther will show her signature re-creations, illuminated wall tapestries and fabrics that nurture the heart.

• Shane Peterson, Fatzo’s Subs, 46 Green Bay Rd. – Shane Peterson’s original oil paintings showcase his unique and engaging perspective and his intriguing use of vibrant color.

• Jeremy Popelka and Stephanie Trenchard, 64 S. 2nd Ave. – Jeremy Popelka and Stephanie Trenchard will show their original blown and cast fine art glass, contemporary oil paintings, jewelry, light fixtures and gifts in their downtown working studio.

• Lynn Schuster, 410 N. 6th Ave. – Handweaver Lynn Schuster will show her woven table runners, blankets and rugs, as well as intricate pieces of jewelry and coiled baskets embellished with beadwork.

• Deb Stroh-Larson, Stroh Haus B&B, 608 Kentucky St. – Door County native Deb Stroh-Larson will show her monotypes, etchings and pastels, as well as intaglio and watercolor paintings.

More information, links to artists’ websites and a map to the artists’ studios may be found at