Ekman Hangs Door County Work at UU Gallery

Malin Ekman’s exhibit “A Creative Journey Into the Beauty and Mystery of Door County” will be displayed at the UU Gallery in Ephraim from December 13 through January 11. Her collection portrays a personal story in the atmosphere and beauty of the peninsula.

Ekman’s early years were spent in Evanston, Illinois and her early art education began at the Chicago Art Institute Junior School. She studied with Jens Jensen and Gerhard Miller at The Clearing in Ellison Bay, and she then received scholarships and grants to the Chicago Art Institute School and graduated with honors.

Ekman was an Art Director and Designer in the Chicago and Milwaukee corporate environment for 15 years. She has specialized in illustration and accepted commissions from clients throughout the United States with international distribution.

In 1980 she moved to Door County and lives and works from her historic log cabin in Baileys Harbor. She has now entered into fine art painting full-time and has taught drawing at the Peninsula Art School for the past nine years. She is represented by the Edgewood Orchard Galleries in Fish Creek, as well as been represented in numerous invitational, juried and one person shows.

The UU Fellowship Gallery is located at 10341 Hwy. 42 at the south end of the Shops of Green Gables in Ephraim. Gallery hours are Sundays 11 am – 12:30 pm and Mondays 1 – 3 pm. For more information, visit