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May 2018

Center Gallery Artist Reception: Barbara Cochran and Margie Guyot

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios
Free

Center Gallery hosts an artists’ reception to open its first exhibition of the 2018 season on Friday, May 25, 6-8 p.m. at the gallery: 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. A celebration of the region’s rural life — as seen by painters Barbara Cochran and Margie Guyot

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Artist In Residence: Stephanie Craig

May 31 @ 7:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Free

After a year’s hiatus for construction, the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s Artist-in- Residence program resumes in May. This program of working residencies was established in the 1990s, and now attracts applicants from throughout the United States. Ohio resident Stephanie Craig works with clay, and will be using her May 20 - June 2 residency to prepare for an upcoming exhibition, “Crafting a Safe Home,” at the Ohio Craft Museum in Columbus, Ohio.  At the end of each residency, the artist-resident makes a public presentation…

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June 2018

GAAC Artist Reception, New Views: Water

June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Free

Water surrounds us in Northern Michigan. And the Glen Arbor Arts Center looks to the Big Lake, the streams, wetlands and ponds for a "New View: Water = Life = Art,” an exhibition running June 1 - August 4 in the GAAC gallery, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor.  An artist’s reception to open "New Views: Water" is Saturday, June 9, 6 - 8 pm. The public is welcome. New Views: Water is a juried exhibition of 2-D and 3-D work that…

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Artist in Residence: Kramer Elwell

June 14 @ 7:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Free

After a year’s hiatus for construction, the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s Artist-in-Residence program resumes in 2018. Composer Kramer Elwell comes to Glen Arbor from Washington State in June to participate in the AIR program. During his residency, Elwell will complete a series of recordings based on sounds collected in Glen Arbor that will be part of his composition “Spectromisms.” Elwell will share highlights from his residency on Thursday, June 14, 7:30 pm at the GAAC, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. The presentation is…

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Talk about Art: The Lake Michigan Mermaid

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636

Two Michigan poets have cast Lake Michigan as the setting for a new telling of an ancient struggle in the The Lake Michigan Mermaid. Poets Linda Nemec Foster of Grand Rapids, and Anne-Marie Oomen of Empire created an epic poem in book form about coming of age in a troubled world. They read from their 2018 work and talk about the process of collaboratively crafting this tale on Friday, June 15 at the Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. This…

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Center Gallery | Exhibition and Sundown Reception

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios

Painter Robert Ross likes “to paint ordinary, often overlooked scenes and subjects.” Ross takes viewers on a tour of these places and things in an exhibition of new work at Center Gallery, 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. The show opens Friday, June 29 with a 6pm - sundown reception, and continues through Thursday, July 5. Born and raised in Michigan, Ross now lives in Florida and makes annual visits to northern Michigan to renew his relationship with the local landscape. “My…

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July 2018

Margo Burian artist reception & exhibition

July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios

For her 11th consecutive solo show at Center Gallery in Glen Arbor, Maple City painter Margo Burian breaks with her tradition of landscape painting, and for the first time shows a group of mixed media abstracted paintings on panel. This exhibition of new works opens Friday, July 6 with a 6 p.m. reception. Burian has traditionally worked in oil paint. In these new works, she explores water- based media including acrylic paint, graphite, collage, and image transfer. “The paintings are deeply layered and consist of…

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Joseph Lombardo | Artist Reception & Exhibition

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios

Ohio painter Joseph Lombardo revisits some of his favorite and signature motifs — Glen Arbor night scenes, Lake Michigan beaches, and up-close looks at some of the region’s historic barns — in his next show at Center Gallery, 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. The exhibition opens Friday, July 13 with a 6 p.m. reception. “Most of the subjects in my painting are local, and within walking distance of Center Gallery,” Lombardo said. Lombardo paints in oil and in a rapid-fire style that fuses plein…

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Glen Lake Woman’s Club Art Fair | 47th Annual

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glen Arbor Township Hall
Free

The 47th ANNUAL GLEN LAKE WOMAN’S CLUB ART FAIR is scheduled for JULY 18th, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Art Fair features approximately 100 artists, carefully chosen to represent a variety of art mediums. What originally began in front of the Town Hall has expanded to both inside and out – a great place to showcase unique art. Lunch is available, including our famous “walking tacos.” In addition to the art, there is popcorn, face painting, raffle, bake sale and returning this…

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The Art of Water with Hank Feeley

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
$10 - $15

Artists have been inspired by H2O since its first surprising visualization in the prehistoric African Sahara. Artist Hank Feeley springboards off of this history and into “The Art of Water in 28 ½ Minutes,” July 19, 11 am in the Glen Arbor Arts Center gallery, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. Cost of the presentation is $10 GAAC members and $15 non-members. In a lively and fast-pace presentation, Feeley explores how artists have invoked the water muse as symbolic of such human concerns as…

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