Pastoral Scenes of the World

“Foxglove and Ferns” by Ed Fenendael.

Award-winning artist, teacher, student, business owner, gardener—just a few of the categories in which Ed Fenendael excels. This multi-faceted Door County resident will be featured at the Gallery of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County in May.

Fenendael is a native of Wisconsin who grew up on a dairy farm just outside of Pound, Wisconsin. He studied in a one-room schoolhouse and later at Marquette University graduating from the School of Dentistry. He always enjoyed the creative process and began to study art in Kansas City, Missouri upon his graduation. There he was invited to teach watercolor and continues to this day at the Continuing Program at the Kansas City Art Institute in the winter. With more than 25 national shows in the past few years and numerous awards, he also teaches workshops in the US, Italy, Greece, France, and Mexico.

Fenendael says, “I am very much inspired by the pastoral scenes of the world, the rich heritage that the scenes of everyday life afford us…simple things, close to the earth things.”

Fenendael conducts workshops and weekly classes from May to October at his studio and personal gallery, Morning Mist Studio. For more information visit

At the UUFDC Gallery, his displayed paintings and signed, numbered, limited edition reproductions will be available for purchase. The UUFDC Gallery is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 1 – 3 pm and on Sundays from 11 am – 12:30 pm.