World Champion Wildfowl Artist to Speak at Miller Art Museum

Hermit Thrush, basswood, by Gary Eigenberger.

The Miller Art Museum welcomes Green Bay artist Gary J. Eigenberger as a speaker on June 13 at 10:30 am. The museum talk is free and open to the public, doors open at 10 am for coffee and treats.

The program is held in conjunction with the Wildlife Biennial Exhibit, now in its 16th year. The exhibit runs through July 23 and includes work by 35 Wisconsin artists in a variety of styles in painting, carving, and sculpture.

Eigenberger’s love for nature and the outdoors brought him to sculpting animals and birds in clay at a very young age. At 7 years old he had his first exhibit at his local public library, and began taking his carving seriously in 1987.

Eigenberger’s various sculptures have been internationally exhibited and appreciated. Having been the recipient of numerous Best in Show awards throughout the United States, he has also placed 11 times in the top three of the Best in World title, having won Best in World titles in 2006, 2009, and 2012. In the Masters Class he has earned thirteen Best in Show awards.

The Miller Art Museum, located at 107 S. 4th Avenue in Sturgeon Bay, is open 10 am – 8 pm Monday, 10 am – 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday, and closed Sunday. For more information visit