Art Around the City 2023-2025

Art Around the City

Art Around the City is an outdoor exhibition that you can view in Downtown Bay City, Uptown Bay City, Veterans Park, and Bigelow Park around the Bay City Riverwalk Loop trail. This outdoor exhibition features the 50 Artists of the Great Lakes Bay Region. Each artist has their artwork reproduced on a metal plate accompanied by an informational plaque about the artist.

Click here to download a PDF of the Art Around the City map.

PDF download will allow you to zoom in on the map for a more clear view.

Congratulations to our 50 Artists of the Great Lakes Bay Region

Artists applied and were selected by a panel of experts in the visual arts and community leaders from the region. Each artist is featured in 50 Artists of the Great Lakes Bay Region, an exhibition in the Rowley gallery of Studio 23 from September 21 – November 11, 2023. An additional piece of artwork from each artist has been selected to be reproduced on a metal plaque and installed as a part of Art Around the City.

JP Aleksander

Valerie Allen

Denise Ardis

Diane Arendt

Sharon Berkan-Dent

Mark Bleshenski

Larry Butcher

Jeff Caverly

Sara Clark

Janet Faerber

Bruce Francke

Avram Golden

Pamela Hart

Emmy Heger

Erin Houghteling

Patrick Humphreys

Michael Inman

Rosemary Kavanagh

Heather Koos

Debra LaRocque

Patricia Leng

Matt Lewis

Marti Liddle-Lameti

Bruce Lipsitt

Alan Maciag

Jim Matherne

Jody McDonald-Rider

Allise Noble

Jason Nuttall

Susan Pack

Steven Parkhurst

Nancy Philo

Jon Piechowiak

Barbara Plezia

Sally Rose

Josh Roupe

Michael Starch

Bonnie Swierzbin

Shelly Taylor

Janis Taylor

Kristianne Tefft

Suzanne Thomas

Sherrie Tiderington

Tamara Trudeau-Ebenhoeh

Julie Tyslicky

Barbara Walworth

Julie Wells

Carol Zahn

Rebecca Zeiss

Mike Zureich

We know that our community is the reason we can fulfill our mission to provide the Great Lakes Bay Region with a vibrant arts center that is dedicated to making the arts relevant and accessible to all. You help make that happen with your generous financial support of our events and programs.

To support this program please click on the donate link below.

Thank you to our Art Around the City Sponsors

A limited number of  sponsorships available  for our 2023 – 2025 program. Each sponsorship supports the installation of one artist’s work on the trail. Sponsor logos and names will be printed on the artists’ informational plaque alongside the artwork.


Bay Animal Hospital

Bay Area Community Foundation

Bay Landscaping

Margaret W. Bird

Rob Clements

DRI (Downtown Restaurant Investments)

Historical Museum of Bay County

Judy & Mark Jaffe

Scott & Mary LaDouce

Edward & Kathryn Langenburg

Elizabeth Loll

LoLoBee’s Coffee & Tea Lounge

Tony Macioce

Christopher & Susan Moss

Fran Santoro & Paul Revard

Bob & Jane Rogers

Shannon Rose

Kathy & Charlie Schwartz

Renue Physical Therapy

The Thumb Print

Jett W. Whitehead

Dena Wirt

York Repair

Thank you to our 50 Advocates for 50 Artists

50 Advocates help to support the creative energy in our region through the promotion of regional art and your community art center.

Karen Tighe & Thomas Bock

Phyllis Buechler, Inspirations in Gold

Tom Clare & Amy Wurdock

Don Carlyon

Carol Fink

Nancy Frederick

Linda B. Grindahl

Anna Harper

Carole Hoyle

Julia Merchant

Dacia Parker, Parker Lane Arts & Design Studio

Jon Piechowiak

Mary Rezmer

BJ & Gail Schwartz

Julie & Tom Tabor

Lynn Weaver & Bruce Weiss

Alice Young

Report an Issue

Click here to report an issue with an Art Around the City plaque, and we will look into it as soon as possible.