Art Shows, Artists, Galleries, and Photographers in the
Upper Peninsula of Michigan

 

 

Upper Peninsula Art Shows

"Art For All," Iron Mountain, MI, Last Saturday in June from 10 am to 4 pm. Annual Juried Art Show at Bay College West, Highway US-2, on the north side of Iron Mountain from 10 am to 5 pm. Rain or Shine.
 
Spread Eagle Art Show, Spread Eagle Wisconsin, 7 miles northwest of Iron Mountain, Michigan. Annual Juried "Art Show in the Woods", July 20, 2014 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Chuckwagon on Highway US-2 and Carpenter Road in Spread Eagle, Wisconsin. Fun for the whole family.

Artists

Niko Economides, Marquette, MI. Custom Woodwork includes Hand Carved Dove Tail Chests, Wall Cabinets, Sculptures and Furniture. Visit the Superior Odyssey Ship's Store docked at the Lower Harbor in Marquette or contact Niko for directions to his Bear Pond Woodscraft studio. Phone 906-361-6644

New Listing: George Potvin Knife Maker and Blacksmith, located at Ten Mile Creek Forge, Pottery, Lighting, and Irish/Celtic Gift Shop in Bark River, Michigan, offers completely handmade hunting knives with sheaths. George creates several patterns of Damascus, also utilizing titanium and other high carbon steel for blades. Classes, custom work, hand-scrimshaw, repairs and sharpening available.  The Gift Shop offers a surprising array of creative and beautiful gifts, many created by 30 juried local artists and some from around the world. Choose from pottery, paintings, photography, stone lampshades, jewelry, glass items, local jams and maple syrup, plus much MORE. You will be pleasantly surprised visiting this very unique and beautiful Upper Peninsula Gallery and Shop! Ten Mile Creek Forge and Gift Shop, 1691 17th Road, Bark River, MI 49807. Phone: 906 466-2276

New Listing: Sharon O'Kane Schmeltzer, Kingsford, MI. Surrealistic - Abstract - Realistic - and Whimsical Art. She primarily works in Oil but also Pastels, Pen and Ink, Colored Pencils, Graphite, and Mixed Media. Sharon is an award-winning artist represented throughout the midwest in galleries. Some of her paintings are on exhibit at the Ziyad & Co. Gallery (formerly Ed Gray Gallery) Calumet, MI and the  Sault Area Arts Council, Sault Ste. Marie, MI
 
New Listing: John Spivey, Artist: Major Art Studio and Gallery. Visit this interesting art studio on Highway M-26, between Eagle Harbor and Copper Harbor in the Keweenaw Peninsula. John uses a variety of mediums to create his fine works of art including oil painting, charcoal, graphite, sculpture, and photography. John's Major Art Studio and Gallery is located at Eagle Lodge and Lakeside Cabins on the shore of Lake Superior. Open daily. 13051 M-26 (Lake Shore Drive), Eagle Harbor, MI 49950. Phone: 906-289-4294.

Galleries

Anchor In Naubinway Cafe & Art Gallery is located on Highway US-2, 42 miles west of the Mackinac Bridge by Lake Michigan.  Stop for a deli sandwich, salad, specialty coffee, tea, or one of our delightful deserts and ice cream specialties. Wi-Fi area with comfortable seating, fireplace, & TV. Art Gallery featuring local artists. Nice selection of books about the Upper Peninsula. Open daily. W11632 US-2, Naubinway, MI 49762. Phone: 906-477-1120.

Art Gallery at Mountain View Lodges. Wide variety of art work on display including photography, fused glass, wire wrapped jewelry, hand dyed silk scarves, chainsaw carvings, plus much more. Mountain View Lodges, 34042 M-107, Silver City, MI 49953. Phone: 906-885-5256 or 906-885-5947

Peninsula Shores Gallery, W16397 Pine Street, Gould City, MI 49838. Phone: 906-477-6303. Photographs of the wilds and wildlife of the Upper Peninsula. Painted by Mother Earth & Father Sky, Captured by Jim O'Neil. See both ends of the Rainbow and The Mystical Midnight Thunderbird. Open most weekdays from mid-May through mid-November. By appointment only from mid-November through January 1st. Closed January 2nd through May 14th.
 
New Listing: Ten Mile Creek Gallery and Gift Shop in Bark River, Michigan offers interesting and unusual items. George Potvin, Knife Maker and Blacksmith, is located at Ten Mile Creek Forge. He offers completely handmade hunting knives with sheaths. George creates several patterns of Damascus, also utilizing titanium and other high carbon steel for blades. Classes, custom work, hand-scrimshaw, repairs and sharpening available.  The Gallery and Gift Shop offers a surprising array of creative and beautiful gifts, many created by 30 juried local artists and some from around the world. Choose from pottery, paintings, photography, stone lampshades, jewelry, glass items, local jams and maple syrup, plus much MORE. You will be pleasantly surprised visiting this very unique and beautiful Upper Peninsula Gallery and Shop! Ten Mile Creek Forge and Gift Shop, 1691 17th Road, Bark River, MI 49807. Phone: 906 466-2276
 
The Village Artisans of Garden is a delightful Art Gallery filled with fine arts and crafts created by Upper Peninsula Artists. Enjoy the beautiful paintings, photography, pottery, weaving, jewelry, fabrics, metal creations, wood turning, baskets, glass blowing, stained glass, home made jams, interesting books, plus much more. The Garden Art Gallery is open daily from Mid-May through Mid-October. Located between Escanaba and Manistique, 8 miles south of US-2. Turn south at Garden Corners on Highway M-183 to the town of Garden, Michigan. Phone 906-644-2025.
 
Shops Featuring Works of Local Artists
  Violet Sunset Gift Shop, 22608 Lakeshore Drive, Ontonagon, MI. Phone: 906-884-4230. Gifts and souvenirs including natural and hand crafted copper, Clearheart windchimes, Spoontiques Lighthouses, Tubbs snowshoes, books of regionalinterest, local craft items, photography by Richard Mascola, T-shirts, and sweatshirts. Open daily.
  

 

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