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  • Community Mural Project Captures History, Engages Community

    If you’ve driven past Bayside Bargains at 14 S. Madison Ave. in Sturgeon Bay recently, you probably noticed a big change. On July 28, the Sturgeon Bay Historical Society Foundation hosted a community paint-by-number mural event – the latest addition to the murals of Door County – and a very Sturgeon Bay–centric piece of public […]

  • Artists Combine Digital, Analog in New Exhibit

    The Peninsula School of Art’s new exhibit, Digital | Analog, is open through Oct. 29 to explore how contemporary artists have come to use digital technology in the process of creation. Although digital and analog are seen as opposites, this exhibit’s artists blend them seamlessly by incorporating digital technology into their work with traditional media. […]

  • Meet Woodwalk’s New Owners

    The new owners of Woodwalk Gallery are hosting a welcome party Aug. 12. Joslyn and Matt Villalpando took over the much-loved gallery and event space at the end of June and are busy settling in with their family with the help of the previous owners, Jillaine and Andy Seefeldt.  The Villalpandos will host a Woodwalk […]

  • Chalk the Door

    In keeping with the Door County Libraries’ summer theme of Ocean of Possibilities, Chalk the Door participants were encouraged to draw and decorate oceanic creatures, whether real or imaginary. To accompany the free chalk drawing, Sturgeon Bay Sunrise Elementary School art teacher Megan Jain hosted sessions at four libraries to discuss chalk art and mosaics.  […]

  • On the Road with a Lens: Luca Fagundes

    There seems to be a pattern in Luca Fagundes’ life in which his childhood experiences directly influence his interests and direction as an adult, from his career to his hobbies, cycling included.  “When I was very young, I was a gymnast,” Fagundes said, but a torn meniscus in his left knee put an early end […]

  • Printmaking Workshop at Idea Gallery

    Idea Gallery is hosting a block-printing note-card workshop Aug. 20, 11:30 am – 4 pm, with Melissa Resch leading participants as they explore the step-by-step creative process of printmaking to produce their own note cards. No experience is necessary.  In 2017, after many years in Provincetown, Massachusetts, Resch made her home in Door County, and […]

  • New Featured Artist at Ladybug Glass

    Ladybug Glass Studio & Gallery in Algoma is highlighting the work of guest artist Molly Johnson of the Mill Art Center in DePere during August, with an opening reception scheduled for Aug. 5, 5-8 pm, and Aug. 6, 10 am – 4 pm. Johnson is showing her latest body of work – created in both […]

  • Catch a Raku Fish in Ellison Bay

    New raku fish are swimming on Ellison Bay Pottery’s walls, straight from their recent raku firing. Potter John Dietrich fires his raku fish only three times a year, and this summer marks his first firing since 2021. The fish start life as a vase that’s cut into two pieces once it’s leather hard. Then Dietrich […]

  • Jewelry Trunk Show at Artzy Studio

    Madison metalsmith and visiting artist Kerri Shannon and local artist Cynthia L. Koshalek will display their fine-art jewelry collections together during Artzy Studio’s fifth annual jewelry trunk show Aug. 11-12.  Shannon’s 2022 collection features distinctive, hand-fabricated jewelry in sterling silver, fine silver and 18-karat gold whose patterns, waves, spirals, asymmetrical designs and negative spaces are […]

  • David Nielsen Displays New Work at Drömhus

    New Slang – a dive into David Nielsen’s new artwork – is on display at Drömhus, 611 Jefferson St. in Sturgeon Bay, through September. An opening reception is scheduled for Aug. 27, 2-5 pm. Find out more from Nielsen at [email protected] or 920.421.9147.

  • Interfibers Hosts Fair-Trade Clearance Sale

    Wendy Carpenter of Interfibers Studio Gallery has long been working with indigenous Mayan weavers of Guatemala, teaching them how to design and sew contemporary apparel using their traditional, handwoven Jaspe fabric. Carpenter’s fair-trade/skill-building project, Creating Revenue through the Arts, has provided a specialized skill and a higher standard of living for the women, their families […]

  • Shop to Support the Miller Art Museum

    The Miller Art Museum will open its Art & Treasures fundraiser on Aug. 6, 10 am, at M3, the museum’s satellite space at 142 S. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. The fundraiser will be open through Aug. 20, Tuesday-Friday, 10 am – 4 pm; and Saturday, 10 am – 1 pm. The fundraiser, now in […]

  • UUFDC Exhibition Explores Contested Borders

    Terri Warpinski’s exhibition Surface Tensions: Three Landscapes of Division will be on display at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County (UUFDC) Aug. 7 – Oct. 3. Warpinski is an educator and photographer with an international reputation. She’s retired from teaching photography at the University of Oregon and has returned to Green Bay, where she was raised, […]

  • Support Women Artists During Progressive Art Crawl

    The proprietors of the Women’s Fine Art Galleries of Egg Harbor are hosting their annual progressive art crawl on Aug. 11, 4-8 pm, and offering a diversity of art and food at each gallery during this art celebration. The Angela Lensch Gallery is a 3D-focused gallery that features Angela Lensch’s hand-woven gold and silver jewelry […]

  • Final 2022 Exhibit at Fine Line

     A trio of talented, tenured and diversified painters are the featured artists in Fine Line Designs Gallery’s third and final exhibit of the 2022 season. The exhibit kicks off with an artist reception on Aug. 11, 4-7 pm, with artists Richard Patt, William Millonig and Allan Servoss on hand for the event. Servoss will be […]

  • Invitational, Community Mosaic Exhibits at the Hardy

    The Hardy Gallery in Ephraim is displaying two annual exhibits until Aug. 28. The Collection Invitational & Collector’s Choice Benefit features two works from each invited artist. One is donated to the gallery’s silent auction, with all proceeds benefiting the gallery’s operation and programming, and in return, the second piece – similar in theme to […]

  • Waterscapes Closing at the Pearl

    July 31 will be the last day to see Andrea Naylor’s Waterscapes solo exhibition at The Pearl of Door County in Sturgeon Bay, but stay tuned for new displays of her work coming up. Naylor’s love for coastal culture and Door County’s natural beauty shines in her works through the use of vivid colors and […]

  • Exhibit Exemplifies Stewardship Through Art

    Robert Ray Gallery in Algoma is presenting Midsummer Magic: Paintings from Life, featuring work by artists, environmental activists, seasoned adventurers and spouses Bonnita Budysz and Robert Theaker. Painting for preservation and in side-by-side creative camaraderie, they create art informed and propelled by their visionary Water Dance project, in which they paddle Wisconsin waterways by canoe […]

  • New Fused-Glass Works at Artzy Studio

    Cynthia Koshalek is featuring her fused-glass art this month at her Artzy Studio. She’s worked in glass blowing for the past eight years, and fused glass is a more recent exploration. Koshalek started working on abstract glass garden art and is now expanding to subjects such as landscapes, sailboats and trees.  “I find the cutting […]

  • Work of Elyse Shea Featured at Great Northern

    Great Northern by Design will welcome Elyse Shea and her artwork during an open house July 26, 4-7 pm, at 9106 Hwy 42 in Fish Creek’s Settlement Shops. Refreshments will be served. The paintings capture her personal, joyful perception expressed with whimsy and color. “I like to give myself space to imagine life as one […]