Art of the Lakes studio tour features local artists
The Art of the Lakes Studio Tour 2014 will feature the work of nine local artists. It is free and open to the public.
Attendees can visit with artists in their studios, view artworks in progress, watch demonstrations, ask questions and buy art directly from the artists. Refreshments will be served.
To obtain a brochure with a map of tour locations, visit www.aotl-studiotour.org.
Following are the local artists taking part:
40863 110th St.,EvansvilleJohnson will offer artwork in pastels (portraits), acrylic and oil. Closed Sunday.
Kron School Studio18541 County Road 1 N.W., EvansvilledeRuyter will offer oils and watercolors, with an emphasis on strong color relationships. Also on view will be a number of original nude drawings in pencil, pastel and Caran d’Ache.
Kron School Studio18541 County Road 1 N.W., EvansvilleWhite’s uses watercolor as her main medium. She has invented a method to present her art without the need for glass covering. She calls this varnished watercolor, framed with wooden shadow box frames.
LINDA GAUGERTThree Havens Artworks101 Three Havens Drive N.E., AlexandriaGaugert offers impressionistic paintings of the lakes area, as well as landscapes and still lifes in oil, acrylic or watercolor. She is open for commissions.
Three Havens Artworks101 Three Havens Drive N.E., AlexandriaBjorklund shares her joy of color through a mix of paintings, enameled copper/sterling silver jewelry and Ukrainian eggs. Her studio, Handcrafted by NONI, is a part of the Three Havens Artworks, where her processes of enameling and egg decorating will be on display.
3404 N. Nokomis N.E., AlexandriaOil and pastel landscapes and still life will be on display. Cards of paintings will be available.
811 Scenic Heights Road N.E., AlexandriaInspired by nature, Smith uses a variety of mediums to express her ideas: hand-built textural pottery, ceramic art collages, paintings and pastels. Closed Sunday.
BILL AND MERODIE SEYKORA
Turning Lake Designs4365 County Road 82 N.W., AlexandriaMerodie is a potter, and Bill is a wood-turner. The pottery is wheel-thrown and hand-built. Visitors will discover bowls, goblets, knives, trays, bottle stoppers and more. Demonstrations available. Closed Sunday.