ArtWave is back this month! November 11 you will be able to visit Clay on Steele and Bren Sibilsky Studio from 5-8PM. There’s a lot going on at Clay on Steele with new people working in the studio, plus new work from the artists you already know. At Bren’s, you can make your own fused glass jewelry once again (jewelry will be fired and you can pick it up the following week or have it mailed for a small additional fee). Hope to see you in Algoma Friday November 11!
Bren Sibilsky invites you to visit her studio/gallery this Friday evening Oct. 14, from 5-8PM. Bren has some new work to show, both her own and some from the six other artists who show in the gallery. There has been a lot going on so stop in to see what’s new.
Also, for those interested, Kim Lyon’s fused glass “Jewelry Bar” will be featured at Bren Sibilsky Sculpture in November.
There is so much going on with everyone involved with Art Wave, that we decided to take a break. So, no Algoma Art Wave for September. Look for us in October – we’ll let you know what’s going on then, the date would be Oct. 14 Thanks for your support!
Kris Kolinski plans to demonstrate the techniques used to create pottery at his studio, ”Clay on Steel” Friday, August 12 between 5pm and 8pm. Kris uses the wheel to throw large pots and other decorative and functional pottery. This activity is one of several that you can enjoy during this month’s Algoma Art Wave. Located at 221 Steele Street, Clay on Steele is a pottery and ﬁne arts gallery. It features a number of local artists who specialize in painting, sculpture, paper making and pottery.
Also featured at the July Art Wave are Sibilsky Sculpture studio/gallery, Steele Street Floral and The Kewaunee Academy of Fine Art. Refreshments will be available at most locations. Plan to sit and chat with the artists and have an entertaining evening.
Kim Lyon’s “Jewelry Bar”
Featured At Bren Sibilsky Sculpture
Come to Bren Sibilsky Sculpture in Algoma during the August 12th ArtWave to explore many different fine art pieces and even create your own masterpiece! Kimberly Lyon will be setting up a “Jewelry Bar” with components to create your own piece of fused glass jewelry. For $15 you will be able to choose a base and topping glass plus other glass pieces to layer in between. Jewelry bails will also be available for you to use to finish the piece after firing. There will be many different kinds of glass, so you will be able to create an original art piece in your own unique style. The pieces will be kiln-fired and annealed and will be ready to pick up later that weekend or during the following week. For a small additional fee the item can be mailed. Visitors will also be able to purchase self-hardening clay on site to create their own free form sculpture to take home!
Kim is owner of Ladybug Glass Studio in Casco. She is originally from California and started her glass art business in New York before moving to Casco with her husband John who teaches at UWGB.
Bren Sibilsky Sculpture is located a mile and a half from Lake Michigan, just west of Algoma on Fremont Street. The studio is housed on an old Belgian farmstead in a charming, refurbished machine shed. The property is filled with flowers and the adjacent fields have grazing horses. Bren’s Sibilsky Sculpture is a perfect place for visitors to explore award winning sculpture and the remarkable artworks of six other artists who show with Bren. Other artists exhibiting at Bren’s studio include Molly Johnson (painter from Denmark and owner of KAFA), Tom Seagard and Brigitte Kozma (Door County painters), Kathryn Vaughn (abstract painter from Madison) and
August 12 is the next Algoma Art Wave – put it on your calendar NOW! This is the start of the busiest weekend of the year in Algoma with Shanty Days beginning. Visit the huge book sale at the library until 5pm, travel through Algoma to see wonderful art and talk with the creators at the Art Wave locations from 5-8pm (there will be some hands-on activities as well, so check back for info), then head to the festival grounds for evening entertainment by Johnny Wad starting at 8pm. Oh, and have a great meal at one of the local restaurants. So much to do, you don’t want to miss this month!
Algomaʼs “Art Wave” Features Pottery Demo at “Clay on Steele”
Kris Kolinski plans to make several large pots on the sidewalk in front of his pottery studio, ”Clay on Steele” Friday, July 8 between 4pm and 8pm. This activity is one of several “happenings” during Algomaʼs once monthly “Art Wave” event. Also featured at the July Art Wave are Bren Silbilsky Sculpture studio, Steele Street Floral and several “phantom store “ windows .
Located at 221 Steele Street, Clay on Steele is a pottery and ﬁne arts gallery. It features a number of local artists who specialize in painting, sculpture, paper making and pottery. Just a half block west at 300 Steele Street, is the Steele St. Floral shop. Much more than ﬂowers, it features the arts and crafts of many local artists. The Kewaunee Academy of Fine Art, which is a part of Art Wave will not be open on this occasion as they are on vacation. Located on the west edge of town at E 5977 Fremont Rd, is the of Bren Silbilsky, internationally known sculptor. Bren will be sculpting a clay image of her horse, weather permitting. Also showing her work at the Silbilsky Studio is Kim Lyon, award-winning glass artist. Six additional artistsʼwork are also being shown at Silbilskyʼs.
The “Phantom Windows” project is a work-in-progress. Several artists are using empty store windows to display their art using changing themes each month. A map of “Phantom windows” locations will be available at each of the studios.
Refreshments will be available at each “wave” site. Plan to sit and chat with the artists and have an entertaining evening at Algomaʼs July “Art Wave”!