Ellison Bay Arts invites everyone to their Spring Art Crawl. On May 21 and 22, nine established galleries and studios will open their doors for the season. Many of the galleries/studios will have refreshments and door prizes.
Turtle Ridge Gallery visiting artist Susan Peterson, of Dermond Peterson, will show her vibrant hand-printed pillows, table runners, napkins and totes. The gallery’s interior has been renovated to show off new works in fiber and leather. Artisan clothing and jewelry compliment leather and felt bags, handmade and hand-dyed wearable art.
The Rob Williams Studio/Gallery, celebrating 13 years, features Rob’s vibrant new paintings of Door County, Shirley’s classic black and white photography, framed photos and stationery.
Sutra is a fine art and photo gallery specializing in Indian contemporary and tribal art as well as handmade textiles from the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
Ellison Bay Pottery is celebrating 42 seasons of making ceramic art inspired by Door County. John and Diane create beautiful, colorful, and functional pottery in their studio/gallery housed in an old apple barn. They will demonstrate how they fire the raku kiln on Saturday and Sunday, 11 am – 3 pm.
The Clearing Bookstore and Gift Shop, celebrating their 81st anniversary, will be open as is the entire 128-acre campus for touring and hiking. Docent tours on both days and volunteers demonstrating their arts and crafts in the Jens Jensen Center.
Island Orchard Cider specializes in Normandy-style ciders. Visit the Ellison Bay Cider House and see where these handcrafted ciders are fermented and bottled, and then enjoy samples in their tasting room.
Clay Bay Pottery is celebrating its 40th year with the theme “Turn, Turn, Turn.” The gallery is filled with new pottery by David and Jeanne Aurelius, Mary and Peter Deneen, Martha Winter, and Peder Hegland. Sterling silver by Sylvia Youell, paintings, woodcuts, cards, and children’s books are also available.
Linden Gallery features original art from China, along with Asian antiques and collectibles for the home and garden.
From the simplest drinking vessel to the most elaborate floor vase, Gills Rock Stoneware has always been known for their special attention to shape and form. Come see their latest work for the home and garden.