Portraits on Display

Untitled by Paula Swaydan Grebel.

The fifth annual Door Prize for Portraiture opens for public viewing June 27 at Chez Cheryl Artspace. The exhibit will be up through July 26.

This invitational exhibition focuses on the varied styles and rich interpretation presented in a variety of media by 24 artists. “We share this event with our friends and art lovers and each year have been thrilled with the response from the artists who have been invited to contribute to the flavor or this event,” said host Cheryl Stidwell Parker.

Artists included in this year’s exhibit are: Sharon Auberle, Julia Van Roo Bresnahan, Sally Everhardus, Tina Duemler, Lynn Gilchrist, Emmett Johns, Mynn Lanphier, Molly Lyon, Liz Maltman, Mary Ulm Mayhew, Ralph Murre, Micheal Nitsch, Tim Nyberg, Cheryl Stidwell Parker, Bonnie Paruch, Rick Risch, Ram Rojas, Suzanne Rose, Paula Swaydan-Grebel, Stephanie Trenchard, Cynthia Wolfe, Toler Wolfe, Archelle “Buttons” Wolst and Mark Zelten, last year’s Door Prize Best in Show recipient.

Guest Juror for the awards will be Katherine Murrell of Milwaukee, a lecturer in art history at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, and other area colleges. She’ll offer comments and present awards at the artists’ reception on June 26 at 6:30 pm. The exhibit will be open for public viewing from 11 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday beginning June 27. The exhibit will also be open by appointment. For more information call 920.421.1690. Chez Cheryl Art Space is located at 8360 High Plateau Road off EE, west of Baileys Harbor.