Wherefore Art: Gallery and museum listings for Jan. 13-24
Resorter Reporter • January 14, 2010
Miniatures: Hansotia at Unitarian Universalist Gallery
Ellison Bay artist Phil Hansotia shows his varied paintings Jan. 15- Feb. 4 at the Unitarian Universalist Gallery in Ephraim.
Hansotia took up painting after retiring to Door County five years ago. He has taken classes with Bonnie Paruch, Robert Bentley and Malin Ekman.He paints in both oils and watercolor and on various media
, including birch bark and wood.
The gallery is located at the UU Fellowship of Door County, 10341 State 42, Ephraim. It is open from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sundays and 1-3 p.m. Mondays. For more information, call 839-2606.
Miniatures: Frykman display at Kick Coffee
Recent paintings by Sturgeon Bay painter Faith Frykman are on exhibit through Feb. 28 at Kick Coffee, 148 N. Third Ave., Sturgeon Bay.
Frykman creates paintings in oil, pastel and acrylic in styles from abstract to expressionist. Her uninhibited use of texture, surprising colors and intriguing gestural lines results in an exciting visual experience. This exhibit will include paintings of birds as well as her new acrylic abstract works.
Prints of Frykman’s work are also available at AMO Gallery in downtown Sturgeon Bay. For more on the artist, visit www.faithfrykman.com.
Gallery and museum listings
AUDREY M. OFF GALLERY AND FRAMERY, 40 N. Third Ave., Sturgeon Bay. Door County images by painter Audrey Off; watercolors and reproductions by Kari Anderson, Charles Peterson, Marion Burmeister, Sandra Peterson, Faith Frykman and Mary Uhl. Collectible lighthouse figurines by Harbour Lights. Custom picture framing. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. 743-2259.
BDH STUDIO, in the gardens of Blue Dolphin House, 10320 N. Water St., Ephraim. Eclectic collection of fine arts and crafts from Door County and the U.S. has the work of more than 100 artists and crafts persons displaying contemporary oils, ceramics, watercolors, fibers, metalwork, jewelry, mixed media and glass. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays through March 14. 854-4113.
BOAT HOUSE ANTIQUES, 4601 State 57, Institute. Nautical art, antiques and gifts; hand-crafted model ships by Arnie Wegner; flow blue and crystal, 1860s to the present; antique clocks, vintage jewelry and primitives. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends. 743-0076.
CLAY BAY POTTERY AND GALLERY, 11650 State 42 and Old Stage Road, north of Sister Bay. 31st season. Original designs on classical shapes, bowls, mugs, lady vases and lamps by potters David and Jeanne Aurelius; also pottery, jewelry, pastels, mosaic mirrors and woodcuts by nationally known artists. Demonstrations 1-3 p.m. Thursdays. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 854-5027.
CORNER GALLERY, first floor, Door County Memorial Hospital, 323 S. 18th Ave., Sturgeon Bay. Marianne Diekman, watercolor, January. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. 743-8728.
COTTAGE ROW FRAMING AND GALLERY, Orchard Country Winery, 9197 State 42, Fish Creek. Artwork by Jack Anderson, Kay McKinley Arneson, Bridget Austin, Michael Bond, Jim Davel, Marianne Diekman, Malin Ekman, Kathy Glasnap, Mary Johnson and Charles L. Peterson. Custom framing by Myron and Anne Rogers. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays. 868-2626.
CUPOLA HOUSE ART GALLERY, 7836 State 42, Egg Harbor. Artwork by Phil Sealy, Silvano, Stacy Small, Donna Brown, Lorraine Schillinger, Bea Willing, Ami Lemberger and Charles Vickery. Exhibit of Vickery’s prints including “The Arrival” and “The Rouse Simmons,” depicting the Christmas tree schooner arriving in Chicago in 1902. Also jewelry, furniture, collectibles and a new department, Gloria’s Ltd. women’s fashions
. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 868-3941.
DOOR COUNTY MARITIME MUSEUM AND LIGHTHOUSE PRESERVATION SOCIETY, 120 N. Madison Ave., Sturgeon Bay. “Freshwater Fury” exhibit presents a day-by-day approach to how the Nov. 7-10, 1913 storm unleashed its fury on all five Great Lakes, through January. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $7 adults, $4 ages 5-17. 743-5958.
DOOR IMAGES STUDIO GALLERY, 2366 Log Cabin Lane, Liberty Grove. High energy oil and acrylic landscape paintings of familiar Door County scenes, done in an uninhibited impressionistic plein aire style. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. 854-4008.
DOVETAIL GALLERY AND STUDIO, 7901 State 42, Egg Harbor. Collection of decorated eggs include ethnic and contemporary designs from around the world. Artist Kathleen Beck
carves and etches egg art designs and sculptures. Displays of fine art and craft, batiks, glass, clay, paintings, garden art and gifts. Open 10 a.m. Thursdays-Mondays. 868-3987.
EKHOLM STUDIO GALLERY, 3913 Little Spring Road, one block south of Top of the Hill Shops, Fish Creek. 20th season. Changing exhibit of large and small impressionistic paintings. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays through March. 868-4144.
ELLISON BAY POTTERY STUDIOS, 12156 Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay. Strong shapes, contemporary design and gem-like glazes in goblets, bowls, lanterns, baking dishes and vases for everyday use by master potter John Dietrich and his wife, Diane McNeil. Noon-4 p.m. daily through April. 854-5049.
FINE LINE DESIGNS GALLERY, 10376 State 42, Ephraim. 25th season. Original sculptures, paintings, jewelry, fiber art, custom wood furnishings and accessories from artists across the United States. Noon-4 p.m. daily through April. 854-4343.
THE FLYING PIG GALLERY AND GREENSPACE, N6975 State 42, south of Algoma. Work by contemporary folk, outsider and self-taught artists. Featured artists painter and illustrator Ric Stultz; Bruce Bodden, oil, pastel, acrylics and wood, especially marquetry; Albin Erhart, a German graphic designer; and Susan Murtaugh, who creates art via an iPod
touch application. Organic tea and coffee bar. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Sundays through April. 920-487-9902.
FRYKMAN STUDIO GALLERY, 2566 Bay Shore Drive, Sister Bay. Original wood carvings by master carver David Frykman, Door County nature photography by Heather Harle Frykman and Lucas Frykman and fine pottery and wall sculptures by Steve Jorgenson. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. 854-7351.
GALLERY 42, Fairfield Building, 242 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. Story Starters” exhibit has 20 paintings by Tim Nyberg and corresponding stories written by Gibraltar High School students, Jan. 15-Feb. 27; reception 7 p.m. Jan. 15 with authors’ readings and a gallery talk. Paintings, photography, books cards and prints by Tim Nyberg and sculpture by George Ouimette and John Turula. Noon-5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays starting Jan. 15. 612-240-6679.
GEORGE BURR GALLERY, 10325 State 42, Ephraim. Resident pastel painter Burr displays original landscapes inspired by Door County. Work by more than 50 other artists on display in oil, watercolor, pastel, prints, pottery, stained glass, wood, jewelry and yard art. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Sundays through Jan. 3. 854-7877.
GILLS ROCK STONEWARE, State 42 and Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay. Functional, decorative stoneware pottery with strong shapes and bold palette of colors by potters Judy and Thor Thoreson; also works in wood, pewter and table linens. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 854-2774.
GWENDOLYN’S JEWELRY AND GALLERY, 44 N. Third Ave., Sturgeon Bay. Handmade jewelry from more than 20 artists, created from many elements including 14k gold, sterling silver, niobium and platinum, many pieces incorporating diamonds and gemstones; original creations by goldsmith Kim Pedler; artworks in watercolors, oils, stained glass and pottery. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 746-0662.
HARBOR VIEW GALLERY AND STUDIO, 7810 State 42, Egg Harbor. Resident artists BK and Rob Story create fine art in oil and watercolor paintings of Door County and jewelry in fused glass and silver; nine other artists display ceramics, egg art, mosaics, pastels, photography, sculpture, watercolor, weaving and woodcarving. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays. 868-1019.
HOPE CHURCH GALLERY, 141 S. 12th Ave., Sturgeon Bay. Abstract oil paintings by Margaret Lockwood, January. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. 743-2701.
JACKSONPORT CRAFT COTTAGE, 6275 State 57, Jacksonport. Hand-crafted fine arts and crafts work by more than 100 artists, including Door County artists Kari Anderson and Ken and Pat Klitzman. Also featured are Audrey Off, Bridget Matzke, Clarice Steinfeldt, Richard Delcarson and Sandra Pierre, Amish quilts and an array of Amish products. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Sundays through April. 823-2288.
J. JEFFREY TAYLOR, 4175 Main St. (Founder’s Square), Fish Creek. Contemporary jewelry designs in gold, platinum and sterling silver, set with diamonds and precious gem stones. Also large selection of multimedia fine art, photography, sculpture and art glass. Open 10 a.m. Fridays-Sundays. 868-3033.
LAMERE HOUSE ANTIQUES, 6329 State 57, Jacksonport. Antiques, paintings, watercolors, folk art and display of work by master painter James Ingwersen. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. 823-2150.
MILLER ART MUSEUM, Door County Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave., Sturgeon Bay. “Barbara’s Farm,” exhibit has color photographs of childhood memories by Daniel Anderson; scenes are reminiscent of Willa Cather’s “My Antonia,” part of “The Big Read,” Jan. 16-March 2; reception and meet the artist 3-4:30 p.m. Jan. 16. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays beginning Jan. 16. Free admission. 746-0707.
PAINT BOX GALLERY, 10426 State 42, Ephraim. 14th annual Fine Art Miniature Show established by Charlie Lyons; 49-year-old gallery, frame shop, art supply and restoration service. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. 854-4435.
PENINSULA SCHOOL OF ART, Guenzel Gallery, 3900 County F, Fish Creek. Eighth annual Guenzel Gallery Salon exhibition and sale, through Jan. 23; closing reception and “Word Meets Art” party, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 23, poetry readings and theater vignettes, refreshments. Family Art Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 16; glazing bowls created in earlier programs to be used for “Soup!” event Feb. 6; open to families with children ages 3-17. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Free admission. 868-3455.
PLUM BOTTOM POTTERY, 4999 Plum Bottom Road, south of Egg Harbor. One-of-a-kind porcelain work made on site by Chad Luberger. Also nationally collected ceramic artists Niel Hora and Louise Harter and jewelry by Tasha Tatro and Angela Lensch. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through April. 743-2819.
POPELKA TRENCHARD GLASS, 64 S. Second Ave., Sturgeon Bay. Hot glass studio and contemporary art gallery with fine blown and cast glass art, jewelry, gifts and oil paintings; classes and demonstrations. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays. 743-7287.
RD BENTLEY STUDIO GALLERY, 1076 N. Elm Road, Ellison Bay. Bob and Barbara Bentley’s gallery has oil and acrylic paintings, landscapes and characters and situations of Door County. The working studio has paintings in progress including commissioned portraits. Noon-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays; call ahead. 854-6866.
SANTA FE SHOP AND GALLERY, 4147 Main St., Fish Creek. Eclectic art from the Southwest, Mexico and South America including leather purses, jewelry, dichroic glass and druzy quartz, pottery, original art, decorative glass and vases; exclusive representation of artist Sergio Bustamante. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through April. 868-4300.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST GALLERY, 10341 State 42, south of Shops of Green Gables, Ephraim. Paintings by Phil Hansotia, Jan. 15-Feb. 4. “Branch Lights” by Angela Lensch, bronze sculpture by Louis Smolak, calligraphy by Jane Delcarson, painting by Jean Crane and “Birch Tree Triptych” by Wendy Carpenter. Dickinson Poetry Series: reading by Rolf Olson and open mic, 7 p.m. Jan. 13. Movies That Matter series: “Bill Moyers Journal” interview with insurance executive Wendell Potter, 7 p.m. Jan. 19. 1-3 p.m. Mondays and after 11 a.m. Sundays. 839-2606.
WHITE ROSE STUDIO, 9281 Maple Grove Road, Fish Creek. Mystical original, fractal portal energy artwork by professional psychic healer/artist Gale Ritchey. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. 920-421-2344.
WOODWALK GALLERY, 6746 County G, Egg Harbor. Ethereal Door County landscape paintings by Margaret Lockwood and work of 25 other artists; large and small paintings, gifts, jewelry, tableware, sculpture, assemblages. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. 868-2912.
To submit information for this calendar, fax 920-743-6205; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail Cheri Harris, 216 S. 10th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235. Information must be received by noon Sundays for inclusion in the coming week’s Resorter.
What’s going on in Door County Ellison Bay? It’s 28 degrees and mostly sunny. Time for a walk in the woods, and then come see what’s going on up here this weekend. btw-We are open 😉