New at Plum Bottom Pottery & Gallery this weekend is a series of paintings by Sara Vanderkleed showcasing the varied colors of Door County’s apple orchards. These colorful pieces walk the line of abstract realism depicting orchards. These misty yet vibrant pieces are all named after the apples the represent: Granny Smith, Honeycrisp and Cortland to name a few. Vanderkleed paints the pieces in layers with an eye to the second step of the process. The pieces are then sanded revealing the many layers of paint, creating vibrant tapestries of color. The final piece often resembles the skin of an apple with its many variegated colors.
Plum Bottom Pottery & Gallery is open 10 am – 5 pm daily. To visit go 15 minutes north of Sturgeon Bay or five minutes south of Egg Harbor on Highway 42 then east to 4999 Plum Bottom Rd.