Door County’s Miller Art Museum Opens “Abstractions”

“Turning the Corner,” oil and cold wax, by Kristi Roenning.

The Miller Art Museum will open their new exhibit “Abstractions: Seven Artists – Seven Views” on Saturday, March 5 with a reception to meet the artists from 3 – 4:30 pm. This small group, invitational exhibition will explore the ideas and visual techniques artists use when approaching their subjects through the lens of abstraction. The exhibition will be on display until April 18.

Artist and teacher Kristi Roenning will discuss abstract art during a Miller Art Museum Talk on Thursday, March 10 at 10:30 am.

The exhibit will feature a diverse group of Midwestern artists working in a variety of media, including painters Derrick Buisch of Madison, Emmett Johns of Fish Creek and Albuquerque, NM, Kristi Roenning of Sturgeon Bay, and Olivia Schreiner of Chicago. Printmaker Bonnie de Arteaga of Brillion will display both fine art prints and sculpture, photographer Scott Edwards of Neenah will display black and white silver gelatin prints, and mixed media artist Marjorie Mau of Green Bay will display drawings.

The exhibition is sponsored in part by Bob and Bonnie Hartmann, the Miller Art Museum Sustaining Members, and museum volunteers. The museum is located within the Door County Public Library at 107 S. 4th Avenue in Sturgeon Bay. Admission is free and galleries are fully accessible.

The museum is open Monday from 10 am – 8 pm and Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am – 5 pm. For more information call 920.746.0707.